"The piece of paper at the end of it was purely a bi-product of the knowledge I gained"
Master of Business Administration (MBA+)
Designed for the working professional, the AIM Business School TEQSA accredited MBA+ is one of Australia’s quality Master’s degrees backed by AIM’s 75-year heritage. As well as being highly flexible to fit around your life, the MBA+ gives you five years of exclusive benefits that deliver more, long after you graduate.
You go the extra mile, so should your degree. The accredited MBA+ from one of Australia’s leading institutes unlocks five years of extra benefits with the MBA+ Gold Card. It’s your career, without limits.
MBA+ unlocks your potential with limitless learning with five years of benefits:
- AIM Coaches: assist you in study and career-related services
- Short Courses: continue learning even after graduating to keep your skills current
- AIM Lounges: work, network and collaborate in our AIM Lounges nationally
The MBA+ will equip you with the theory, framework and skills to tackle challenges you may face in the complex business environment – be transformed and gain a qualification that provides you with the ability to apply the latest theory and ideas to real life situations as you study with the maximum flexibility.
Units of Study
Depending on your eligibility, you can enrol directly into the MBA+ or study the MBA+ stage-by-stage.
Graduate Certificate in Management
- Leading Managing and Developing People
- Marketing for Managers
- Managing Operational Improvement
- Managing Financial Resources
Graduate Diploma in Management
- Managing, Developing & Implementing Strategy^+
- Economics for Managers^+
- Business Research Methods^+
- Business Decision Making & Analysis^+
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
- Corporate Strategy and Responsibility (Capstone Unit)°
- Plus, select three electives of your choice or;
- Select a subject focus area with the MBA-Focus option in the field of Human Resource Management, Change Management, Entrepreneurship and Consultancy.
Electives to Choose from:
|Human Resource Management+||Mindfulness and Transformational Leadership#||Leading for Innovation & Sustainability|
|Entrepreneurship^||Managing a Project Based Organisation||International Business|
|Strategic Organisational Change||Managing Consultancy Practice||Contract Law for Managers|
|Workplace Project (9,000 words)%||Business Project (10,000 words)%||Strategic Business Project (20-30,000 words) 3 units%|
°Pre-requisites: All Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma units
*Not all electives are offered each year
#Offered on-campus weekend intensive
+Pre-requisite: Leading, Managing & Developing People
^Pre-requisites: Managing Financial Resources, Managing Operational Improvement and Marketing for Managers
%Pre-requisites: Business Research Methods
Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Students who can provide evidence of previous study at a similar AQF level or demonstrable equivalent experience, may on application, be provided with Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Credit Transfer for up to 50% of a respective course. All applications for exemption or RPL will be assessed on an individual basis.
For students seeking RPL based on experience only, an assessment fee applies per unit for successful applications. Please click here for information on the RPL process or alternatively, you can request a call back from the team today.
The MBA+ has never been more accessible. With online or a blend of both on-campus and online study, you can choose what works best for you depending on your location, lifestyle and work situation.
With campus locations conveniently located across major business centres in Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney, you can study face-to-face throughout the week in the evenings.
Study completely online through our myABS platform. Online learning provides the ultimate flexibility and convenience, so you can complete your qualifications at your own pace.
Blend of both
The blended learning approach allows you to pick and choose your unit based on study mode to reap the ultimate benefits of online and face-to-face study.
Blend your Study
With campus locations conveniently located across major business centres in Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney, you can mix the study mode of units and select online or our on-campus Boardroom style setting. Choose the way you want to study your MBA.
Interactive Online Study
Study completely online through our myABS platform. Studying online with AIM Business School ensures you’ll have an interactive study experience with your Faculty and peers. Online learning provides the ultimate flexibility and convenience for busy professionals.
At AIM Business School, our MBA+ has entry options for the most experienced managers. Enter with:
- Bachelor degree and two (2) years’ relevant management experience or;
Alternatively, for managers who do not have a completed undergraduate degree, you can enter the MBA+ by starting at the Graduate Certificate of Management with:
- Diploma or Advanced Diploma and three (3) years’ management experience or;
- No formal tertiary qualification but five years’ (5) relevant management experience.
You’ll be able to build towards your MBA while gaining an additional two qualifications along the way.
At AIM Business School, postgraduate education has never been more accessible. With online, on-campus weekday evening or a blend of both on-campus and online study options, you can choose what works best for you depending on your location, lifestyle and work situation.
Classroom education may be more traditional, but the benefits are clear. It offers classroom discussions, networking opportunities, immediate access to facilities and teaching staff, and provides a positive impact on motivation.
Our campuses are conveniently located at major business centres in Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney.
Involves 10 full weekday consecutive evenings from 6pm – 9pm.
A select number of units are also available through Weekend Saturday and Weekend Intensive options. Speak to one of our Senior Learning Advisors to find out more.
Online learning provides flexibility and convenience, which is great for anyone constrained by time or distance. You can complete your qualification when it suits you and at your own pace.
Studying online doesn’t equate to studying alone. You’ll have access to unit introduction videos, regular webinars and our unique virtual campus, MyABS. This state-of-the-art online learning management system offers a ‘community’ approach to self-directed study where you can share experiences, ideas and questions through integrated features such as chat forums, live chat, and links with social media platforms.
Blend of both
If it suits you better you can take a blended learning approach, mixing on-campus and online options to suit your situation at any given time. Pick and choose your unit based on study modes to reap the benefits of both online and on-campus study – it’s the ultimate flexibility.
AIM Business School charges individual unit fees which are payable prior to the date of commencement of that unit or 14 days upon invoice generated.
Payment of fees may be made by:
- credit card or
- application for FEE-HELP, a government loan given to eligible students to help pay part or all of their tuition fees.
For students enrolling for courses commencing in 2018 and future years AIM Business School reserves the right to adjust tuition fees annually. Find out more about fees and charges.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer
Students who can provide evidence of previous study at a similar AQF level or demonstrable equivalent experience, may on application, be provided with Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Credit Transfer for up to 50% of a respective course. All applications for RPL will be assessed on an individual basis. For students seeking RPL based on experience only, an administration fee applies per unit for successful applications. Please view the schedule of fees for more information.
To qualify for direct entry into the MBA you need one of the following:
- Successfully completed the AIM or other accredited Graduate Diploma in Management
- Bachelor degree and at least two years’ relevant management experience
Alternatively, you can enter the MBA pathway at Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma level and progress to an MBA upon successful completion. Speak with an advisor to discuss your eligibility.
What sets us apart?
Practical, real-world learning – no exams!
There are no exams at AIM Business School. Rather, assessment is based on undertaking realistic projects applied to each participant’s own organisational and industry contexts. Emphasis is placed on contemporary, relevant and interactive case studies. Participants engage in coursework that is entirely applicable to their work to ensure they receive immediate value from their learning experience.
Best in class faculty
Our faculty are highly qualified and experienced business professionals. They are chosen based on their senior management experience in their area of specialisation, appropriate postgraduate and teaching qualifications and a commitment to keep abreast of developments in their area of specialisation. Be inspired by practitioners with senior level business and industry experience and benefit from their extensive business knowledge and practical leadership and management skills.
mySupport – supporting you throughout your study journey
At AIM Business School, students are provided with complimentary access to 9 support functions ranging from online study support, academic support, personal assistance program, professional development and more. We know balancing study, work, social and life commitments can be a handful at times and by providing a range of support options, you’ll never be studying alone.
Flexible intake periods
At the AIM Business School, you don’t have to wait for the next semester intake. When we say flexible and accessible, we mean it. We understand that working professionals need both when enrolling in postgraduate study. This means, with monthly or term intakes, you can start as soon as you’re ready. It’s convenience at its best.
Prompt, personalised and on-going support
We’ll be there to help you throughout your study journey. Gain prompt, personalised and ongoing support from specialised Faculty and our Student Support Team. We know postgraduate study is a commitment and we’re committed to providing you exceptional support throughout your qualification.