The AGSM Master of Business Administration (Executive), is a part-time national program designed for ambitious and experienced managers, executives, and professionals eager to take their career to the next level. It is designed to build strategy and leadership skills while providing a thorough grounding in core business disciplines. The MBA (Executive) is a flexible program that lets you pursue a professional interest area in dynamic study modes including weekly, intensive, and online classes. This program is unique in its focus on intensive and residential cohort experiences that provide extensive opportunities for group learning and developing peer professional networks.AGSM MBA (Executive) courses are designed by academics and delivered and facilitated by industry experts. The national program runs classes in Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne, and Perth, allowing students to stay on top of their study when they are travelling interstate for work. There are options to take online courses that let you plan your study around your other commitments.

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Why choose this degree?

An experienced professional, you will choose this degree if you’re interested in strategy and leadership development and if your career goals include responsibility for overseeing teams of people, a business unit, or an entire organisation. Our dedicated Career Development Centre supports you in achieving your career aspirations through tailored support and resources. You will also have access to the global network of more than 17,000 AGSM alumni.

Who should choose this degree?

This degree is designed for working professionals looking to accelerate their career or transition from a specialist career path to a broader management or executive role.

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Career opportunities

  • General Manager
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Marketing Officer
  • Chief Operations Officer
  • Entrepreneur
  • Consulting
  • Strategy

Entry requirements

A prior degree from a recognised tertiary institution in any discipline with a minimum 2 years relevant professional and management experience, OR; A minimum of 6 years relevant professional and management experience without a previous degree. Applicants typically have 5-25 years experience in middle management and senior management positions, e.g. Senior Engineer, General Manager, Business Analyst, Project Manager, Finance Manager.

How to apply

Applications must be submitted through our Apply Online portal. We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term. Some high-demand programs and Faculties with limited places may have an earlier application deadline or commencement date. Find out more.

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Indicative First Year Fee


  • The indicative tuition fee for domestic fee paying postgraduate students is an estimate of the fees payable in Year 1 for a standard full time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). The amount you pay will vary depending on the calendar year to enrol, the courses you select and whether your study load is more or less than 1.0 EFTSL.

Fees are subject to annual review by the University and will increase each year of your period of study, effective at the start of each calendar year. The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only – other fees and charges are not included.

Fee estimations are a guide for comparison only based on current conditions and available data. You should not rely on the fee estimations. More information on fees can be found at the UNSW fees website.

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