This course complements your current management role and also further develops your knowledge and professional corporate skills in key areas such as:
Accounting for managers
Communication, negotiation and conflict resolution
Economics for managers
Organizational strategy and leadership
Fundamentals of management
You will combine academic studies with approved professional practice experience/or research.
The course consists of a total of 160 credit points, comprising of 120 credit points of core units plus 40 credit points from elective units. The core units focus on the skills required to strategically manage at middle and upper levels of management.
Students enrolled in the MBAP14 Master of Business Administration (Professional Practice) should contact the course coordinator to discuss a study plan or transition to a newer course.
A candidate must successfully complete units totaling 160 credit points (cp) as detailed below. All units are valued at 10 credit points unless indicated.
Successful completion of a recognized Bachelor degree, Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in a business or related field;
Successful completion of a recognized non business award (Bachelor degree, Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma) aimed at providing the student with professional skills that include a systematic exposure to disciplines such as industrial relations, human resource management, project management, financial management, marketing, economics, e-commerce or strategic management plus a minimum of 6 months employment experience;
Successful completion of a recognized Bachelor degree, Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in an unrelated field plus a minimum of two years full-time employment experience in a managerial role.
IELTS Academic Module - A minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0; Australian Technology and Management College (ATMC) - Successful completion of English for Academic Purposes (EAP). Students will be required to sit an exit test on completion and achieve a score equivalent to IELTS overall 6.5; Cambridge Advanced English (CAE) - A minimum overall score of 176 with no skill below 169; Common European Framework Certificate of English Proficiency - A minimum overall grade of C1, valid for three years from the date of the test to the date of commencement at CDU; Navitas Academic English - A minimum overall pass and 65% in Academic English 3 with a 65% pass in the research essay; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic module - A minimum overall score of 58 with no score lower than 50; TOEFL Internet based Test (iBT) - A minimum overall score of 79 with a minimum writing score of 21.
|Location||Darwin, Northern Territory|
|Number of campuses||5|
|Annual Endowment||301 Million AUD|
|Mode of program||On campus/ Online/ Full time/ Part time|
The tuition fees and other expenses at Charles Darwin University (CDU) can vary depending on the program and level of study. Here are some general estimates of the average tuition fees and other expenses for international students:
Tuition fees: The annual tuition fees for international students can range from AUD 24,000 to AUD 39,000 depending on the program and level of study. Some programs, such as medicine, may have higher tuition fees.
Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC): International students are required to have health insurance while studying in Australia. The cost of OSHC can range from AUD 500 to AUD 2,000 per year depending on the level of cover.
Accommodation: The cost of accommodation can vary depending on the type and location of the accommodation. On-campus accommodation can range from AUD 230 to AUD 350 per week, while off-campus accommodation can range from AUD 150 to AUD 500 per week.
Living expenses: The cost of living in Darwin can vary depending on the lifestyle and spending habits of the student. A rough estimate of living expenses, including food, transportation, and other expenses, is around AUD 18,000 to AUD 20,000 per year.
It is important to note that these are only estimates and the actual expenses may vary depending on the individual circumstances of the student. Make sure to check CDU's website for the specific tuition fees and other expenses for your chosen program.
For reference, the cost breakdown is shown below:
|Program||Tuition Fee per year|
|Bachelor’s degree||25,328 – 33,480 AUD|
|Master’s degree||28,104 - 34,680 AUD|
|Undergraduate associate degree||29,616 – 33,480 AUD|
|Undergraduate diploma||26,968 – 29,616 AUD|
|Graduate associate degree||25,328 – 28,104 AUD|
|Graduate diploma||32760 AUD|
|Expense||Cost in Darwin (per week)||Cost in Sydney (per week)|
|Food and groceries||80-280 AUD||80-280 AUD|
|Gas and electricity||35-140 AUD||35-140 AUD|
|Phone and Internet||20-55 AUD||20-55 AUD|
|Transportation||7 AUD||30-55 AUD|
|Car (if owned by students)||150-260 AUD||150-260 AUD|
|Entertainment expenses||80-150 AUD||80-150 AUD|
|Accommodation expenses||175-227.50 AUD||283-750 AUD|
|Tuition Fees in Australia (1st Year Average)||BE/Btech: AUD 29109 | MBA: AUD 35139 | MS: AUD 36803 | BBA: AUD 28693 | MEng: AUD 39298 | BSc: AUD 34307 | MIM: AUD 39298 | MFin: AUD 35347 | MArch: AUD 37218 | BHM: AUD 28693 | MIS: AUD 35347 | MEM: AUD 43040|
|Average Accomodation & Food Costs in Australia||AUD 1680 Per Month Approx|
|Entrance Exams in Australia||TOEFL: 77 | IELTS: 6.5 | PTE: 57 | GRE: 300 | GMAT: 600|
|Work and Study in Australia||Permitted for 20 hours/week with a valid study permit.|
|Post Study Work Permit in Australia||2 Year after graduation depending on the course.|
|Cost of Student Visa in Australia||AUD 620|
|Student Visa in Australia||The subclasses for the visa were reduced to two from the eight for convenience. The two visa subclasses are Subclass 500 (for students) and Subclass 590 (For Student Guardian).|
|Intakes in Australia||There are Two Main Intakes in Australia: February and July.|
|Top Job Sectors in Australia||Health Care and Social Assiastance, Construction, Education, Manufacturing, Public Administration and Safety, Transport & Logistics, etc.|
|Economy in Australia||1.7% (2019e) 2.3% (2020e), 10th Largest in the World by Nominal|
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