The Full-time MBA at Melbourne Business School can be completed in 16 or 20 months. The curriculum is divided into ten mandatory and ten elective courses. There are two intakes for the program: one in September and another one in January. Students are required to complete 750 hours of class.
Before the program start, students are required to attend the two week orientation program in Melbourne Business School. To implement the experiential learning process, students are required to spend up to six hours every week on field studies, apart from the time spent on lectures.
The first two terms of the program covers the core curriculum: The World of Management (intensive one week training to develop managerial skills), Financial Accounting ( learn to manage costs and make business decisions based on Financial information), Managing People (learn what motivates people and how to manage people effectively) , Marketing (learn how to implement successful marketing program), Data and Decisions (learn how to use statistics, graphs and probability for decision making), Managerial Economics (introduction to concepts in economics that are crucial for managerial and strategic decision making), Economics and Public Policy (learn how Government policies impact organization and how to deal with it), Managing Processes(learn to create process that are effective in managing resources), Financial Management (introduction to corporate finance), Business Strategy(learn the basics of strategic management).
The Electives provide students with the option to choose subjects based on their needs and short-term goals. Electives are offered in the following concentrations: Marketing, Finance and accounting, Strategy, competition and governance, Organisations, human resources and managerial development, Technology and operations management, International business management, Public sector management and Entrepreneurship and innovation
Melbourne Business School Full-time MBA student has the option to be part of an International exchange program for one term (September-December). Some of the schools in the exchange program are China Europe International Business School, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, Indian School of Business, National University of Singapore, SDA Bocconi, ESSEC Business School, Paris Singapore , HEC School of Management, Paris, France, IESE Business School, Barcelona Spain , London Business School, England, Rotterdam School of Management - Erasmus Graduate School of Business, Rotterdam, Netherlands, Columbia Business School, New York, USA, Cornell University, Johnson Graduate School of Management, Ithaca, New York, USA, Duke University, Fuqua School of Business, Durham, North Carolina, USA, New York University, Stern School of Business, New York, USA
Apart from the exchange program, students can also take part in International study trip to Asia. The 12 Week Internships provide students with the opportunity to be part of new industries and develop skills necessary for post-MBA.