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

We are living in a world that is at times volatile, unexpected and ambiguous. It is essential that current and future leaders be equipped to deal with complex problems in a systemic, integrated and collaborative fashion.

The University of Adelaide’s unique suite of MBA programs have been carefully curated help you meet the challenges of tomorrow.

Adelaide MBA

Ranked #2 in Australia and with over 50 years of tradition, the Adelaide MBA is our flagship program, designed for experienced professionals looking to develop their management skills.

Adelaide MBA


MBA (Emerging Leaders)

The MBA Emerging Leaders is a full time program for candidates without any professional experience looking to advance and accelerate their journey into leadership.

MBA Emerging Leaders

MBA (Specialisations)

The full time MBA also has a suite of specialisations that allow you to pursue leadership skills in a certain industry. These include Marketing, Wine business, Project management, International trade and development, and Entrepreneurship.

MBA Specialisations


Online MBA programs

The Adelaide Business School offers four 100% online Business Administration degrees.

Online MBA

  Adelaide MBA MBA (Emerging Leaders) MBA (Specialisations) Online MBA
Length of program 1.5 year (Full-time) 1 year (Full-time) 2 years (Full-time) 2 years
Professional experience Post-experience Pre-experience Pre-experience Post-experience
Admission requirements A minimum of two years appropriate work experience with a Bachelors degree or 7 years appropriate experience and a satisfactory GMAT score, without a Bachelors degree. Completed Bachelors degree or equivalent. Completed Bachelors degree or equivalent.

A minimum of 2 years' relevant work experience with: a Bachelors degree or no degree, completed GMAT with a score of >500  or a completed University Graduate Certificate in Business Administration.

Study mode Part-time/ Flexible Full-time Full-time Online


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Tips for acing your Adelaide MBA scholarship application

Writing a scholarship application can be a daunting task, with a lot riding on the contents of a single essay. But it doesn’t have to be difficult and by following a few basics tips, you can put your best foot forward and set yourself up for success.

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Where are they now - with MBA Alumni, Jim Whalley

From an F18 fighter pilot, to business owner and founder, and now the first Chief Entrepreneur of South Australia, Jim’s career journey is just one of many incredible Adelaide MBA success stories.  

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Traits of a strong MBA applicant

As MBA degrees become increasingly popular, the selection process remains competitive as universities strive to accept applicants with the greatest potential. But what attributes make an applicant stand out from the crowd and ensures that they are set up for success in their studies?

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