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What will I learn?

Course Overview

This course is designed for both aspiring managers and people currently employed in business or management.

The Holmes MBA (Professional) has the clear objective of providing business education and skills to students to enable them to manage and lead in organisations in the digital age. The Holmes MBA (Professional) will enable you to critically examine problems and opportunities through a range of analytical frameworks.

Course Structure

The MBA (Professional) course is a 2-year course, delivered over four trimesters on a full-time basis. To meet the requirements for graduation, all students must successfully complete 16 units.

Students may elect to exit the MBA (Professional) after two trimesters having qualified for the Graduate Diploma in Business (GDB) award which consists of 8 units, or after three trimesters completing 12 units qualified for a Master of Business Administration award.

There are eight core units in the MBA (Professional). All students must complete these core units and then may choose to either complete their MBA (Professional) with general electives in Business and Management, or complete single or dual specialisations.

Qualification

On successful completion of this course, students are awarded the Master of Business Administration (Professional). The course meets the Australian Qualifications Framework specifications for a Level 9 master degree.

Advanced Standing

Students may be able to shorten the length of this course by applying to transfer any recognised prior learning credits. The application will be assessed in consistence with the principles of the Holmes’ Advanced Standing Policy.

Opportunities for Further Study

The MBA (Professional) has been designed to offer students flexibility in their learning through the offering of core units plus a number of specialisations and nested qualifications. This course equips a graduate to go on and apply to enrol in further studies at an Australian University.

Career Opportunities

The purpose of an MBA (Professional) is to prepare students to enter the competitive business world of today, equipped for the future with a first-hand appreciation of the key aspects of management. The MBA (Professional) should provide students with an understanding of the contemporary business environment while at the same time preparing them as professionals to face the business challenges of an evolving work environment.

Assessment

Throughout the course, students must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of a particular competency to be deemed competent. Assessment methods in the course have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including assignments, journals, presentation, test and examinations. These tasks could be undertaken as an individual or group.

Students are advised of the assessment requirements for a unit in the unit outline.

CRICOS

102783D

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$19,600.00 (10,66,376) per year
AUD $39,200 for the entire course (AUD $9,800 per trimester); Enrolment Fee: AUD $250
Start date

18 July 2022, 7 November 2022

Venue

Gold Coast campus

Level 2, Circle on Cavill,

3184 Surfers Paradise Boulevarde, Surfers Paradise,

SURFERS PARADISE,

Queensland,

4217, GOLD COAST, Australia

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$19,600.00 (10,66,376) per year
AUD $39,200 for the entire course (AUD $9,800 per trimester); Enrolment Fee: AUD $250
Start date

18 July 2022, 7 November 2022

Venue

Sydney Campus

Level 6, 91 York Street,

SYDNEY,

New South Wales,

2000, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

An Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent); OR Advanced Diploma/Associate Degree (or equivalent) plus evidence of a minimum of five years demonstrable relevant industry experience. An English test score with minimum requirements as follows: IELTS Overall 6.0; OR PTE Academic Score of 50; OR TOEFL iBT Score of 60-78; OR Cambridge English: Advanced from Cambridge ESOL (CAE) Score of 169, OR Equivalent.

For international students

1 Overseas students must demonstrate English proficiency through one of the following means. a) Successful completion of studies in English (Language or Mode of Instruction) such as Year 12 at Australian High School or an Australian Diploma or higher qualification;

b) Successful studies at a recognised Australian educational institution at an equivalent study level based on at least a 50% pass rate in a recent semester of study;

c) An English test score using one of the following English language Tests as approved by Holmes: • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) • Pearson Test of English (PTE) • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) • Cambridge English qualification.

An English test score with minimum requirements as follows: • IELTS Overall 6.0 with no band score lower than 6.0; OR • PTE Academic Score of 50; OR • TOEFL iBT Score of 60-78; OR • Cambridge English: Advanced from Cambridge ESOL (CAE) Score of 169, OR • Equivalent as determined by Holmes English Placement Test.

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

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