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Bond University’s Master of Business Administration (Specialisation) prepares you for challenges anywhere in the world and was ranked #1 in Australia by students in the 2015 Australian Financial Review Boss MBA Rankings. An MBA is one of the most prestigious postgraduate qualifications and is highly regarded worldwide offering the opportunity to get more from your career, move up the ladder or change industry. In this program you will choose a specialisation in Finance, Marketing, International Business, Digital Business or Big Data. Bond offers one of the most culturally diverse cohorts in the world with over 20 nationalities are represented providing you with cross-cultural experiences while you study and rich global networks.

*2015 Australian Financial Review Boss MBA Rankings - Student Satisfaction

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  • Smaller classes and personal mentoring – learn in groups of around 20 to 30, delivering more interaction and more support
  • Finish your degree sooner. Study 5 semesters (1 year and 8 months)
  • Our programs are developed and delivered by world leading academics

About the program

You can add on a specialisation to the MBA program by undertaking an additional semester of study. You will graduate with either an MBA in Finance, Marketing, International Business, Digital Business or Big Data. A specialisation enables you to combine a generalist MBA program with a focused discipline-based area of study. A specialisation is useful if you are planning to use the MBA for a career change or if you just want more knowledge in that area.

ModeOn Campus
Duration5 semesters (1 year 8 months)
Starting semesters
  • September 2017
  • January 2018
  • May 2018
  • September 2018
Program typeMasters Coursework
Study areaBusiness and Commerce
Program codeBN-13083
CRICOS code065679D
Credit for prior studyFor more details on applying for credit, please contact the Student Business Centre: [email protected]

MBA (Specialisation) students must complete the following eleven subjects:

Plus four subjects from one of the specialisations:

Plus one elective subject:

Students may also choose one of the following opportunities to use your elective subject to have an international experience or an Internship opportunity provided you meet the requirements. Please discuss with the Enrolment and Student Engagement Officer in the Student Business Centre.   

  • Study Tour
    The Study Tour requires approval from the Faculty. (Please note that Additional Costs are associated with this subject).
  • Business Internship
    The Internship requires a GPA credit average and requires approval from the Faculty with an application to the Career Development Centre.
  • Special Topic
    The Special Topic is only available in exceptional circumstances and requires Program Director's approval.

The total program fees for the Master of Business Administration (Specialisation) are:

  • $67,923
  • $70,389

Price may vary depending on elective discipline choice.

When considering the fees associated with your studies, keep in mind that Bond’s accelerated schedule means you can finish your degree sooner and be out in the workforce up to a year earlier than if you went to another university.

This time saving also represents a substantial reduction in accommodation and living costs, plus a full year of extra earnings.

Find out your financing options and other costs to consider.

Academic entry requirements

Completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework Level 7 Bachelor degree in a field cognate to the proposed degree.

Please contact the Office of Future Students for further information.

English language proficiency requirements

As tuition is delivered in English, all students will be required to provide documented evidence of the required level of proficiency in the English language. Read more detailed information on english language proficiency requirements for university study.

Credit for prior study

Subject credits may be awarded for previous studies. To apply for credits, you will need to submit academic transcripts including detailed subject outlines/course descriptions for each relevant subject and/or certified copies of testamurs to the Office of Future Students. Please refer to how to apply for credit for more information

Key dates

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How to apply

In order to apply for study at Bond University, you will need to complete the online application form. To find out more about the application process please refer to how to apply.


Complete four subjects from one of the following specialisations:

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