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The Degree of Executive Master of Business Administration
These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates.
1. Admission to the degree of Executive Master of Business Administration requires that the candidate will:
(a) meet the University admission requirements as specified; and
(b) have been awarded or qualified for a relevant Bachelor's degree, or equivalent;
(c) have completed at least seven years business experience, at least three of which must be at management level; and
(d) have been selected into the programme on the basis of a selection process which may include a written application, interview and practical exercises.
2. Candidates for the degree of Executive Master of Business Administration shall follow a parts-based programme of study, totalling at least 240 credits comprising:
(a) Parts One and Two as specified in the Schedule to the Degree;
(b) the compulsory courses as specified in the Schedule to the Degree;
(c) attending contact workshops, block courses, field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials and laboratories as required.
3. The Executive Master of Business Administration is awarded without a subject specialisation.
4. Over the entire period of enrolment in the degree, every candidate for the Executive Master of Business Administration shall complete, to the satisfaction of the Academic Board or their delegate, a Personal Learning Journey portfolio to be assessed in accordance with the requirements of one or more of the Part Two courses.
5. For progression to Part Two candidates must have achieved a B- grade average across 105 credits completed in Part One.
6. In cases of sufficient merit, the degree of Executive Master of Business Administration may be awarded with a class of honours provided that the requirements for the award of the Executive Master of Business Administration are completed within the timeframes specified in Regulation 7.
7. Unless a specified time of suspension or extension has been approved by the Academic Board a candidate's programme of study may not exceed two calendar years plus six months (30 months).
8. Permission must be sought in advance of any suspension or extension by applying in writing to the Academic Board or their delegate. Suspensions or extensions granted will appear on the academic transcript.
9. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes; candidates who do not meet the requirements for graduation may, subject to the approval of Academic Board, be awarded the Postgraduate Diploma in Business should they meet the relevant Qualification requirements.
Unsatisfactory Academic Progress
10. For candidates enrolled in the degree of Executive Master of Business Administration the following will lead to exclusion from the qualification: failure to complete the degree within either the specified timeframes or within the timeframes specified by Academic Board or their delegate when a period of extension or suspension has been approved.
11. Subject to the Abandonment of Studies provisions specified in the Part I regulations and the Maximum Time to Completion provisions specified in the Part II regulations for the degree, candidates who commenced study towards the Master of Business Administration prior to 1 January 2020 may be permitted to substitute a course or courses already completed towards Part Two of the degree for a course or courses included in the schedule. These transition arrangements expire 31 December 2021.
Schedule for the Executive Master of Business Administration
Compulsory courses (120 credits from)
115.723 Accounting I 15 credits
115.724 Business Finance 15 credits
115.725 Leadership and People 15 credits
115.726 Marketing 15 credits
115.728 Contemporary Strategy 15 credits
115.732 Operations and Logistics 15 credits
115.745 Economics - Applied and International 15 credits
Compulsory courses (105 credits from)
115.709 Applied Personal Leadership 15 credits
115.710 Governance and Responsibility 15 credits
115.735 Applied Business Research 15 credits
Elective courses (At least 15 credits from)
115.736 Business Development 15 credits
115.739 Special Topic I 15 credits
115.740 Special Topic II 15 credits
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Last updated on Thursday 17 September 2020