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Note: We have one admission into the MBA programme per year. Applications open in October, with study commencing in the first trimester of the following year.
To be admitted to the MBA programme you must have the following:
- An undergraduate degree of good academic performance from an accredited University.
- On rare occasions, applicants without a first degree but with outstanding achievement and a track record of managerial experience of ten years or more may also be considered.
- Demonstrated, successful professional experience of at least five years.
- Performed acceptably in the mandatory Mathematics Refresher Course.*
*Note: There is a small fee associated with the Mathematics Refresher Course as it is administered outside the University. More information can be found on the Mathematics Refresher Course website.
As part of the application process, both domestic and international MBA programme candidates are required to complete an admissions test. This is to ensure you are a suitable candidate for the degree programme.
Domestic applicants: are required to complete the Victoria MBA Admission Test. This is a two-hour test covering three sections including:
- Business case study
- Reading comprehension and critical thinking
- Numerical skills and logical thinking
International applicants: enrolment applications are processed by Victoria International. Students are required to take the GMAT test and score 550 or more.
International applicants whose first language is not English will also be required to undertake either the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test.
Account will be taken of applicants' overall achievement, professional experiences, undergraduate records, referee reports, and areas of strength.
You can find out more about other admission paths.
Applications for the 2014 intake of the MBA programme will open in October 2013 and officially close in January 2014.
To apply for a place on the programme download and complete the interview form (see below) and, together with your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and names of two referees, send to MBA Administrator Linda Walker.
Should you meet our criteria, you will be offered an interview with the Programme Director.
Following the interview you may be invited to sit the MBA Admissions test. On successful completion of the Admission test you will receive an email inviting you onto the MBA programme, and information outlining the procedure for your enrolment online.
Once this has been processed you will be sent an electronic 'offer of study', which you need to 'accept' in order to complete the enrolment process.
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Fees for the MBA programme in 2013 are $2184.75 per course for domestic students, and you are required you to pass 16 courses within five years of starting. Course fees do not include the purchase of text books required for your studies.
Information about course fees for international students is available on the Victoria International website.
As part of the Victoria MBA learning experience you will be offered six Executive Professional Development workshops at no additional charge.
Your course fees include a number of levies which all students enrolled at Victoria University are required to pay. An FAQ of the student levies fees and a fees calculator offering detailed information for domestic students are available on the Victoria University website.