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Master of Business Administration (Global)

MBA(Curtin) - MC-MBAGLO Business and Law
Location Bentley, Mauritius, Singapore or Dubai This course may not be offered at all locations every year. Please contact us for more information on availability.
Study method Full-time or part-time
Study mode On-campus
Intake February, July, January or May
Duration 2 years full-time or part-time equivalent

The MBA (Global) is designed for emerging leaders with global ambitions.

The two-year program is for recent graduates and early-career professionals. It builds on your undergraduate degree and helps you on your way to a global business career.

The course focuses on core business knowledge and inter-cultural communication, ensuring your skills can be applied within an international business context.

Our partnerships give you the opportunity to take a study tour overseas, learning essential business practices that will help equip you for a career that could take you anywhere in the world.

Partner institutions include:

  • Renmin University of China
  • Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
  • State University of New York
  • Burgundy School of Business, France
  • University of the Philippines
  • University of Bologna, Italy.

The International Study Tour also includes an introduction to the culture as well as business aspects of a society. On past study tours students have visited General Motors Corporation (Shanghai), Yanjing Brewery (Beijing), Lenovo (Beijing), Simelectro (France).

Fast-track your MBA (Global)

If you are a graduate with an undergraduate degree in business or commerce you may receive Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL) equal to 100 credits within the MBA (Global) (equivalent of one semester full-time study). This means you could complete your MBA (Global) sooner.

2018 intake for Curtin Dubai

  • Trimester 1A
  • Trimester 2A. 

Admission criteria

Admission criteria for Australian and New Zealand students

A bachelor degree (or equivalent) in any discipline, with up to 3 years' work experience. Admission is competitive, and requires a course weighted average of at least 60%. Applicants must also meet Curtin's English language proficiency requirements.

If you have more than three years' work experience in a managerial role, you will be encouraged to apply for the Curtin Graduate School of Business MBA instead, which is tailored to suit more established professionals.

Additional requirements

The Master of Business Administration (Global) has a competitive entry.

English language proficiency

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 6.0
Speaking 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
Overall band score 6.5

Other qualifications may also satisfy our English language admission criteria. Please view our English language requirements page to find out more.


Fees for Australian and New Zealand students

Year Student type Cost
2018 Domestic fee paying Domestic fee-paying - A domestic fee-paying place is a place at university which is not Commonwealth supported, that is, not subsidised by the Australian Government. Domestic fee paying students will be charged tuition fees and may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance for all or part of those tuition fees. $27,200*

Fees are indicative first year only.

* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 200 credits. 400 credits are needed to graduate from this course. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).

Use the Fee Calculator for an estimate of individual unit fees. There may also be some additional costs. For more information, see other fees and charges.

Credit for previous study

Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL) is assessed on an individual basis. If you have a recognised undergraduate degree, you may be eligible for a maximum of 100 CRL credits.

Learn about Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL)

How this course will make you industry ready

Throughout the course, you will develop your leadership skills through work-integrated learning, industry mentorships and field trips. You will also gain insight from an international study tour at a leading international university.

In your final semester, you will undertake an industry based business placement or consultancy project, to help you further cement your professional skills in the competitive global market.

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