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What will I learn?

The increasing complexity of today’s global economy presents opportunities for business leaders who know what to look for. At James Cook University (JCU) our 100% online MBA Global gives you the edge over your competition.

Learning Outcomes

Our MBA Global will improve your skills in the following areas: Global Perspective: Our 100% online MBA Global gives you a deep understanding of the principles driving global markets Data-Informed Strategies: This online MBA gives you the data analysis skills to identify opportunities in the data and develop new strategies Confident Leadership: Guidance from industry-experienced academics will help you develop the knowledge and skills to lead organisations in an uncertain world Provable Capabilities: JCU’s MBA online includes a unique, real-time case study and the opportunity to build a portfolio of business knowledge and competencies while you study

Career Outcomes

After completing your MBA Global, you will have the expertise and skills to thrive in positions such as: Account Executive Consultant Business Development Manager Entrepreneur Finance Manager General Manager Industry Specialist Manager Marketing Manager Operations Manager Product Manager Program Manager Sales Manager

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

The duration of your Online MBA is dependent on your previous education levels and your work. This could reduce the number of subjects you study to gain your Master's degree. Call our Enrolment team to discuss your options.

What you will study

Over the course of 12 subjects, you’ll gain the skills to make impactful strategic decisions based on a more holistic view of global trends and more pointed data-informed insights.

Our subjects are designed to improve your knowledge across three key areas:

  • Global Perspective & Strategy
  • Data-driven Decision Making
  • Organisational Leadership & Management.

Study options

Online/Distance (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$40,440.00 (22,00,218) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

July 2022, September 2022, October 2022, January 2023, March 2023, May 2023

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants require a degree equivalent to an Australia Bachelor degree. English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS: 6.0 (no component lower than 6.0); TOEFL (internet-based): 74 (minimum writing score of 18); Pearson (PTE Academic): 52 (no component less than 52); C1 Advanced/C2 Proficiency: 169 (no component less than 169).

For international students

  • Completion of a Bachelor degree in a cognate discipline and two (2) years’ business experience; or
  • Completion of an Honours or postgraduate degree in any discipline and two (2) years’ business experience; or
  • Four (4) years’ business experience in a managerial role to the satisfaction of the Course Coordinator; or
  • Other qualifications or practical experience recognised by the Dean, College of Business Law and Governance as equivalent to the above.

IELTS - 6.5 (no component lower than 6.0); TOEFL (internet based) - 86 (no component less than 21); Pearson (PTE Academic) - 58 (no component less than 54); C1 Advanced / C2 Proficiency: 176 (no component less than 169).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About James Cook University

James Cook University (JCU) is ranked among the top 2 per cent of universities in the world by the Academic Ranking of World Universities, 2020.

  • Ranked in the top 300 universities in the world
  • Rated world-class or better in 83 per cent of research areas
  • Top 100 universities in the world for UN SDG
  • Rated 5 stars for employment, student support and skills