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Degree summary

Visionary leaders need purpose. Find yours with Griffith’s 100% online MBA.

The Griffith Business School champion responsible leadership, sustainability and a global orientation – all essential qualities for our changing world. Transform the way you think and act with our purpose driven online MBA.

  • #4 in Australia and #22 in the world (CEO Magazine’s 2021 Global Online MBA rankings)
  • #1 in the world (Corporate Knights Better World 2021 MBA rankings)
  • #2 in Australia for alumni satisfaction (2019 AFR BOSS MBA rankings)

A transformed learning experience - accelerated and online

Griffith University has been delivering innovative online education for more than 20 years. Today, we have over 20,000 people taking advantage of our rich online learning environment - our second largest campus.

  • Digital-first learning design with market leading technology
  • All learning materials available 24/7 and assessments are 100% online
  • Don’t wait – we have six intakes a year
  • Gain the core business skills and discover the latest innovative thinking
  • Connect with an inspiring community of passionate business leaders through face-to-face events around Australia and cutting-edge online collaboration.

Improve the world around you armed with the power to trade sustainably and responsibly.

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Program fees:

$4,812.50 per course (based on 2022 fees)
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Program duration:

2 years part-time
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Teaching periods:

Jan / Mar / May / Jul / Sep / Nov

Program accreditations

Degree curriculum

Our accelerated online MBA program consists of 12 courses that total 120 credit points. It’s possible to study the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration and the online Master of Business Administration separately.

If you enrol in the MBA, you can opt to exit the program after you have completed the four subjects that are part of the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration carousel. All assessments are 100% online and have been designed to be authentic, practical, and meaningful.

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Career outcomes

There’s never been more online master's degrees available, but what truly sets you apart with a Griffith MBA is your ability to drive profit through sustainable business and responsible leadership. Running a sustainable business is paramount in today’s world of global pandemics, economic struggles and technological disruption. Organisations need people with strong leadership skills who can instil confidence and take responsibility. And with Griffith MBA, that will be you. 

Our accelerated online MBA will open a whole new world of opportunity. 39% of business school alumni currently work in an industry they never considered before their MBA. Our content is invaluable for those looking for a promotion, wanting to sharpen their knowledge and grow their network. Startup founders love the holistic toolkit to help them launch and grow their new endeavours sustainably.  

Salary expectations

Undertaking an MBA may have you thinking about your return on investment. According to PayScale, the figures below could be your realised income bracket upon graduating. Learn more about the average salaries of MBA holders via PayScale.

Highest average salary*
Average salary**
* Highest average salary for a CEO in Australia who has completed an MBA according to PayScale.
** Based on individuals holding a Master of Business Administration reporting to PayScale in Australia.

Key dates

Plan for success and familiarise yourself with key dates and events to prepare you for the next program intake. With six intakes a year, you can also start your studies virtually whenever you're ready. To find out when our next online MBA information session is being held, visit our information webinar page.

Entry requirements

No bachelor’s degree? You can still study our accelerated online MBA. Simply complete our Graduate Certificate in Business Administration pathway program and graduate with a minimum GPA of 4.5 to continue onto the MBA. To be eligible for admission, you'll need to meet the following entry requirements:


A Bachelor degree in any discipline with a minimum GPA of 4.5 (7.0 point scale) 


A minimum of three years equivalent full-time work experience post-degree, which includes two years of relevant work experience and one year in a role requiring leadership skills (leadership can include direct management or supervisory experience and/or managing and driving change in an organisational or project-specific setting). 


English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. 

Tim Carter
“An MBA is the ultimate course in business. The flexibility to be able to it do it online was just absolutely crucial.”
Tim Carter - Group Digital Manager, Newscorp 

Start you MBA application

Learn more about the accelerated online Master of Business Administration application process here or if you’re ready to go, start by creating a Griffith University account. This is what you’ll need: 

Degree code
Supporting documents
Official transcript(s) of completed qualifications
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
A personal statement (max. 750 words) outlining your leadership experience
If applicable
Legal documents indicating change of name (if applicable)
English language proficiency results or evidence (applicable to all applicants whose first language is not English) or GMAT scores
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Application close date for September intake