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Master of Business Administration (MBA)
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Find out how human behaviour informs great leadership

Accelerate your leadership potential

ACAP’s MBA prepares students to join the world’s most effective leaders. With our deep understanding of people, we’ll not only help you get the best out of others – we’ll help you get the best out of yourself.

Embark on the most important step in your career and gain the skills you need to achieve organisational and personal transformation.

ACAP’s MBA offers a range of different career paths in leadership across many different functions across large organisations, in consulting or startups.

This course puts people first, offering valuable insights into how human behaviour can inform great leadership.

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ACAP’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) will challenge your assumptions, promote critical thinking and provide you with the knowledge, tools and support to help you achieve your career goals.

Designed for those with prior qualifications or management experience, the course is focused on developing your leadership skills, sharpening your decision-making ability, and providing you with a forum for collaboration and growth.

With standard and fast track options, this course could take you further, faster.
This course has been accredited by TEQSA.

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What you'll learn

Accelerate your leadership potential with applied learning and practical skills. You’ll develop:

  • Your leadership skills
  • Project management tools
  • Effective people management techniques
  • Financial management knowledge its application
  • An understanding of corporate governance
  • Skills to drive innovation and new venture creation
  • Strategic management skills
  • An understanding of marketing principles and their application
  • Entrepreneurial skills

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Potential Careers

Once you graduate from the Master of Business Administration (MBA), you will open doors to a range of possible career opportunities. Listed below are a few typical jobs you could consider.

  • C-Level Executive
  • Entrepreneur
  • Operations Director
  • Leadership Consultant/Mentor
  • Management Consultant

An MBA with a side of TLC

Uniquely practical and forward-thinking, ACAP’s MBA combines the knowledge you need with the in-demand skills employers want. With a 40-year history of delivering tertiary education courses in applied psychology, the ACAP MBA delves into the traits needed to become an exceptional leader fostering both soft skills – such as empathy, self-awareness, resilience, negotiation, flexibility, and emotional intelligence – and technical skills to produce well-rounded, career-ready graduates.

ACAP collaborated closely with WLA to shape our MBA program, offering an ideal pathway for women to enhance their leadership and business skills, aligning with their aspirations through a formal MBA qualification.

Enhanced Earning Potential
Earn 28% more than those without an MBA*
Empowerment & Leadership
Position yourself for senior leadership roles and executive positions
Network Expansion
Build a diverse and powerful network of peers, mentors, and industry leaders
Specialised Knowledge & Skills
Develop strong business acumen, strategic thinking, and expertise
Diversity & Inclusion
Contribute to creating a more balanced and fair workplace for future generations
Study & Flexibility
Study 100% online, full time or part time options available

*Financial Review, 2019

Course structure

The Master of Business Administration course is made up of 11 units

The MBA course duration is 1 year 8 months full time or part time equivalent. For more information on the recommended course sequence click here.

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Course Learning Outcomes

  1. Have developed depth and breadth of knowledge and skills to analyse critically and integrate advanced business theories with current professional practice.  
  2. Plan and execute innovative and sustainable solutions to complex real-world business challenges based on sound and considered theoretical foundations and problem-solvig processes to work effectively with other professionals.  
  3. Be able to critically assess, analyse and apply advanced business concepts and theories supported by rigorous scholarship.  
  4. Be able to communicate effectively, in both formal and informal contexts, effective and responsible business solutions responsive to a variety of professional contexts and stakeholders. 
  5. Have developed a detailed awareness of the global business sector.  


Recognition of Prior Learning is available for some units the Master of Business Administration qualification. It is not available for the following units:

  • Master of Business Administration BUS5200 Capstone Project


The Graduate Certificate of Business Administration is an alternative entry pathway into the MBA for applicants with relevant work experience but no degree.

The Graduate Diploma of Business Administration is an exit qualification of the Master of Business Administration (MBA). It comprises 8 of the 11 units of the MBA.

Overseas Residents
While we are not taking enrolments from overseas students in Australia who are on a student visa, if you are based overseas and wish to study online in your home country we will consider your enrolment application.

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What our students valued most about ACAP


I really enjoyed the content, how it was delivered and the engagement with my fellow classmates. The content was interesting, topical, current and provided some very useful insights into leadership and its application. The element of self-reflection of personal leadership qualities provided an opportunity to set some goals for my own leadership development.

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Online study is not always easy, but the class delivery was excellent, engaging, and very enlightening. Our instructor was very patient, understanding, and highly skilled. I would highly recommend this unit to anyone wanting to expand their skillset.

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What our students valued most about ACAP


I enjoyed the teaching style, and the benefits of flexible online learning delivery. I enjoyed learning that leadership is not dependent upon hierarchical position, leaders can lead from any position.

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What our students valued most about ACAP


On-going professional development is an essential part to one’s career journey. This course adds another string to my bow. I particularly enjoyed the people. I could not have asked for a better educator who kept the virtual class highly interactive each week and my wonderful group of classmates.


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