Master of Business Administration (MBA) Suite

Unlock your potential and take the next step in your career.

The global business landscape is evolving rapidly, and it is essential that our future leaders are equipped with the necessary skills and tools to deal with complex problems in a strategic, collaborative and socially conscious manner.

Studying an MBA at the Adelaide Business School catapults you to the top. Want to be a CEO? We rank in the top 10 universities for producing CEOs across the country.*

Our MBA programs

Executive MBA

Ranked #1 in South Australia for career impact*. The Executive MBA is our face-to-face program for experienced professionals with a minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience. This transformative MBA will equip you with the skills and mental models needed to become a global business leader.

 *AFR BOSS Magazine Best Business School rankings 2023, Career Impact.

Executive MBA


Designed for aspiring leaders and entrepreneurs with no work experience, the MBA offers blended learning that can be fast-tracked to just 12 months, providing a pathway into business management across a range of industries.


MBA (International)

Suited to recent graduates or those with no work experience, our 2-year MBA provides a strong understanding of the Australian business environment. Building upon general management knowledge, this program also builds a specialised skillset in a particular area, including Marketing, Wine Business, Project Management, and International Trade and Development. 

MBA (International) 

Online MBA programs

Our suite of fully online MBA programs are designed for busy professionals with a minimum of 2 years' work experience, looking to undertake MBA studies with maximum flexibility to study anywhere, any time.

Online MBA

What is an MBA?

An MBA, or Master of Business Administration, is an internationally recognised postgraduate degree designed to develop the necessary skills required for leadership in business and management. 

Combining courses in general management including leadership, finance, marketing, economics and more, an MBA equips you with a well-rounded skill set that can be applied across an endless number of industries. Your advanced business acumen, coupled with increased confidence and professional networks gained through your MBA studies will give you a competitive edge in a changing global marketplace.

Why study an MBA?

Our suite of MBA’s will equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to take the lead in your career. You will: 

  • develop strong leadership skills necessary for driving innovation and positive change within organisations
  • build professional relationships and leverage off global networks
  • gain advanced problem-solving, analytical and critical thinking skills
  • cultivate a global outlook, strategic mindset, and the ability to see the bigger picture
  • understand the management of critical business functions through coursework including finance, accounting, economics and marketing

Adelaide team makes finals of the FECC

The University of Adelaide Business School’s graduate team made up of MBA students Anastasia Bougesis, Jason Bobis, Jing Holmes and James Davidson, and coach Michale Browne recently returned from a snow-covered Burlington, Vermont, USA, where they competed in the 2024 Schlessinger Global Family Enterprise Case Competition (SG-FECC 2024). The competition comprised 25 universities across 14 countries. The Adelaide team were finalists in the graduate stream, with team member James Davidson awarded one of the two presenters of the finals awards.

Read more about Adelaide team makes finals of the FECC

MBA Alumni Network Announces New President

The Adelaide Business School MBA Alumni Network is proud to announce the appointment of Gill Duck as its new President.

Read more about MBA Alumni Network Announces New President

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*AFR BOSS Magazine Best Business School rankings 2023, Career Impact