If you aim to work in a senior management role, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) can help you gain the professional and personal skills you need to succeed.

The MBA is oriented to the needs of business leaders today and tomorrow. It equips graduates with professional expertise in Business Administration, which is highly regarded by employers worldwide. Murdoch MBA graduates are well-placed to pursue rewarding careers and leadership roles within commercial, government and non-government organisations.

Results from the 2018 Corporate Recruiters Survey Report indicate robust employment opportunities for MBA graduates. More than 9 in 10 Fortune 100, 500, and publicly traded companies, as well as 90% of Asia Pacific companies, plan to hire MBA graduates.

The Murdoch Advantage

  • Complete in 12 months
  • Plan your own schedule and study at your own pace
  • Mainly coursework-based
Programme Structure

Core Units

  • Accounting for Managers
  • Business Finance
  • Business, Society and the Environment
  • Global Business in the Asian Century
  • Leading the Engaged Enterprise
  • Strategies for Growth and Excellence

Elective Units (Choose 1 to 2 units depending on the number of credits)

  • Economics and Business Strategy
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management
  • Managing Strategic Risk and Projects
  • Organisational Behaviour and Management
  • Strategic Marketing Management

Delivery Method
Students will attend a combination of lectures, tutorials and workshops in this programme, and they have the flexibility to plan their study schedule and attend classes once or twice a week depending on their study load. Classes are conducted on weekday evenings or weekends to suit the busy schedules of students enrolled in this programme. Each unit is supported with 24 contact hours.

The Pro Vice-Chancellor of Transnational Education & Deputy Dean of Murdoch University are based in Singapore to oversee all academic aspects and ensure a high standard of academic delivery here.

Assessment Methods
Each unit is assessed by any combination of class participation, written assignments, project or examinations. Assessment methods may vary according to individual unit requirements.

Admission Requirements

The Master of Business Administration programme accepts the following qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree with 2 years of relevant working experience.
  • A Graduate Certificate in Business Administration awarded by Murdoch University or its equivalent.
  • Other equivalent qualifications with 2 years of relevant working experience will be assessed on case-by-case basis.

English Requirement
Equivalent of an Academic IELTS overall score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0.

Applicants are required to meet Murdoch University’s English language requirement. Please refer to

Dates & Fees


January, May & September 2020


Tuition Fees
The total fee covers university registration, lectures/tutorials/workshops and assessments such as assignments/tests/examinations/projects (where applicable), programme materials in digital format, Degree (if earned) and transcript.

Programme fee
Instalment 1: SGD7,661.20
Instalment 2: SGD7,661.20
Instalment 3: SGD7,661.20
Total Fees: SGD22,983.60 payable in 3 instalments

Receive $400 referral bursary when you recommend your friend to apply for a Master’s Degree programme. T&Cs apply.

Education Loan
Choice of flexible repayment schemes available to suit your needs. Flexible repayment tenure of up to 8 years

Non-tuition Fees
Non-refundable application fees: SGD 181.90

All prices are inclusive of 7% Goods & Services Tax (GST). Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

*Note: All fees are subjected to change annually. The fees above have been updated and are accurate as of 28 February 2020.

Contact Details

Irene Ling
Senior Marketing Manager
Murdoch University, Kaplan Higher Education
Tel: 9382 1484

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