Why choose UWS MBA?

Do you want more success, more challenge, more learning, more fulfilment? To get there, do you need more skills, more knowledge, more professional contacts, more ideas?

The new Master of Business Administration (MBA) at the University of Western Sydney’s Sydney Graduate School of Management offers all this and more to position you for business success.

Whether you are climbing the corporate ladder, building your own business or taking a not-for-profit to the next level, the SGSM MBA can help you achieve your aspirations.

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a high-quality generalist management degree. It is an ideal postgraduate program for any individual seeking to gain a greater depth and understanding of the core functions of management and business administration. It is designed to develop the skills, knowledge and competencies of managers and future managers who conduct business locally and internationally.

The composition of the MBA provides a wealth of valuable grounding for managers. It equips managers to not only oversee the day-to-day operations of the organisation but also, more broadly, to manage their people, manage their money, and manage their markets, and to do so with an appreciation of the value chain that the people, money and markets constitute. Emphasis is placed on functional and applied skills, complemented by cultural studies designed to enable managers to act sensitively, appropriately and effectively in the international business environment. With a mix of theory and practice throughout the program, the MBA is relevant and immediately applicable to your workplace.

Upon completion of the core units you then gain specialist knowledge in a functional business area, including Management, Marketing, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Hospitality and Tourism, Sustainable Business, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Human Resources.

Discover how the University of Western Sydney can set you on the right path for your career

UWS is one of the largest universities in Australia with over 42,000 students and more than 5,000 international students from around the world.

At UWS, we offer an exciting and enriching study experience, preparing you for personal and professional success.

You will learn from researchers whose groundbreaking work is recognised nationally and around the world, and from lecturers whose passion is teaching and learning excellence.

The university’s close links in the Asia-Pacific region, Europe and the Americas will give you the chance to connect into a global knowledge network.

Degrees of Success

Degrees offered at UWS are designed for success, offering flexibility, practical skill development and the theoretical knowledge you need to become a career-ready graduate in a global environment.

Gaining practical experience is the key for your success in the workplace after graduation, and forms part of UWS degree programs.
Teaching and Learning Success

UWS has a reputation for teaching and learning excellence. Our industry-trained academics are in touch with the real world and help provide you with the best possible resources to succeed in your studies.

UWS teaching and research excellence

  • UWS wins prestigious Prime Minister’s Australian University Teacher of the Year Award 2011 and 2012.
  • UWS academics win prestigious Australian Government Office of Learning and Teaching (OLT) Citations.
  • UWS ranked 11th among Australian universities in Australian Research Council (ARC) grants.
  • UWS research rated among the world’s best. Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) 2012 Institution Report.


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