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Program Information

Important information about entry requirements, critical dates, and how to apply.

Dr Dan Johnson

Dr Dan Johnson

The MBA was the piece of the puzzle that allowed me to bridge the worlds of science and business. You've got to be able talk in language that resonates with an accountant, a marketer and an economist, not only someone who is passionate about winemaking or science.
Managing Director, The Australian Wine Research Institute

Entry requirements

To be eligible for entry into the Adelaide MBA you must meet the following criteria: 

Entry Requirements for the Adelaide MBA
With a completed AQF Bachelor's degree A minimum of two years' relevant work experience 
Without a completed Bachelor's degree A satisfactory GMAT score and at least seven years' relevant work experience.
English Language Proficiency 

International applicants for the MBA program must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall with no less than 6.5 in any band.

Further admissions information for International students including English Language Requirements can be found at the University's International Admissions



Class profile

Average Age = 36 | 96% of students are working full-time hours while undertaking MBA studies | 8-10 hours on average of self-directed study per week outside of class time, per subject

Infographic of career percentages

Critical dates 

2018 Application and Scholarship deadlines
Trimester 1, 2018 Monday 11 December 2017
Trimester 2, 2018 Monday 9 April 2018
Trimester 3, 2018 Monday 16 July 2018
2018 Classes commence 
Trimester 1, 2018 Monday 29 January 2018
Trimester 2, 2018 Monday 21 May 2018
Trimester 3, 2018 Monday 3 September 2018
2018 Orientation dates
Trimester 1, 2018 Monday 15 January 2018
Trimester 2, 2018 Monday 7 May 2018
Trimester 3, 2018 Monday 20 August 2018