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Support services are available on-campus for Adelaide University students. The Adelaide University Union also provides a range of services for students including advocacy assistance.

The University of Adelaide has a range of academic assistance supports services free of any additional charge to help students with academic writing, research, and mathematics. You may want to look We encourage students to look into utilising these services, particularly if you are returning to university after an extended break or if you are undertaking tertiary study for the first time.

The MBA has a dedicated program adviser to assist MBA students with navigating the administrative side of their degrees.

MBA Program Adviser
Sarah May

Contact Sarah

Ms Sarah May

MBA Program Adviser
BCom (UofA), Grad Dip Int Studies (UniSA)

Sarah manages all MBA student enquiries.  Upon enrolment, Sarah is available to assist students with enrolments, selection of courses, study plans and credit transfers.  She can also provide advice about academic progress and assist with graduation enquiries.

  • What counts as relevant experience?

    We consider any form of management to be relevant experience for the purpose of admission into the Adelaide MBA program. This is not only limited to people management, as we also consider being responsible for the management of projects, strategy, processes, or finance and budgets to be relevant. You will need to draw upon your understanding of management and discuss your leadership challenges in order to make the most out of Adelaide MBA coursework, so if you are unsure then feel free to contact us to discuss your suitability.

  • How do I apply for course credit?

    You can enquire for an unofficial assessment of credit for previous postgraduate study by contacting the MBA Recruitment Team via the Contact Us page and forwarding through copies of your transcript and course outline documentation. Please note that this assessment is unofficial as course credit can only be officially assessed following acceptance into the program.

    Completed qualifications which are commonly deemed suitable for credit/advanced standing include:

    If you are unsure if your qualification can be considered for credit, please contact the MBA Recruitment Team for advice.

    Please note that most previous undergraduate study cannot be considered for course credit. For further details please see the Academic Credit Arrangements Policy.

  • Do I need to supply an English test?

    All candidates who are applying as international students will need to supply evidence of their proficiency in English, with exception for students who have met certain requirements as per the Adelaide University International Admissions information.

    Domestic students who have completed a Bachelor degree in a language other than English may also be required to demonstrate English proficiency.

    For minimum scores required for direct entry into the Adelaide MBA please see: Entry Requirements

  • How do I apply for a scholarship?

    You can apply for a scholarship using our Scholarship Application Form. Please be aware that candidates may only apply for one scholarship and must apply in the same round as their MBA program application. Applications for scholarships cannot be accepted after the deadline date.

    Please be aware that scholarships are highly competitive, and the MBA Recruitment Team advises candidates to take considerable care and time to build a case for their scholarship using the information provided.

  • How much does the MBA cost in total?

    Tuition fees for the MBA courses can fluctuate year-on-year, and so we provide a guide as to the 2017 tuition fees on the Fees and Scholarships page. The MBA comprises of 12 courses in total, though some students may be able to gain credit for previous courses undertaken at postgraduate level (or equivalent).

  • How much does it cost to live in Adelaide?

    The International Centre has provided a guide to living costs within Adelaide. Study Adelaide also provides a calculator for estimating the costs of living that you may incur while studying in South Australia.

  • How can I transfer from another university to Adelaide University?

    In order to graduate with an Adelaide MBA a candidate must complete at least 50% of their program at the University of Adelaide. We welcome enquiries and applications from students who are looking to transfer from another university to Adelaide. As with credit assessments, students will need to provide a copy of their transcript along with course outlines for previous study undertaken.

    Candidates will need to notify the MBA Recruitment Team that they are looking to transfer programs, so that credit assessment can be undertaken and a correct study plan can be provided.


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