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Macquarie Graduate School of Management, Australia
Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Commencement Date: Jun 2015
Deadline for New Application: 13 Mar 2015

Non-Local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance
Registration Number: 210545

  • The #1 ranked Australian MBA Program taught in Hong Kong
  • Ranked as a Top 50 Global MBA Program
  • Ranked #2 globally for "Post MBA Salary" and ranked #3 globally for "Increase in Salary"
  • World class faculty delivers teaching of the very best management practices
  • Thousands of high calibre executives graduated in Hong Kong since 1984

Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM), Macquarie University was established in 1969, making it the oldest continuously operating postgraduate school of business administration in New South Wales, Australia. It is consistently ranked as a leading business school in the Asia-Pacific region. MGSM has been offering postgraduate programmes in Hong Kong with the Hong Kong Management Association since 1994.
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Minimum of 2.5 years

No. of modules:
16 modules

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Renowned for its quality, flexibility and extensive subject range, the MGSM MBA has been a flagship programme of the School since its launch in 1969. The MBA is designed for individuals already in positions of responsibility who have been identified as possessing higher management and leadership potential and who aspire to a general management position.

The MBA course develops through three distinct stages in the learning process and aims to achieve a strategic business perspective, focusing on the competitive advantage of the enterprise. The first stage of the MBA emphasises a general grounding in management; the second stage exposes participants to the perspectives of functional managers; and the third stage adopts the perspective of the general manager, developing the expertise to steer the organization toward achieving and sustaining competitive advantage.

Programme Structure
The MBA course comprises the following units:

Accounting for Management
Economic Context of Management
Financial Management
Foundations of Management Thought
Information and Decision Analysis
Marketing Management
Operations Management
Organisational Behaviour
Strategic Frameworks
Strategic Management
Elective Unit 1
Elective Unit 2
Elective Unit 3
Elective Unit 4
Elective Unit 5
Elective Unit 6

"Operations Management", "Financial Management", "Organisational Behaviour" & "Strategic Management"
* Modules have been included in the list of reimbursable courses for CEF purposes.

Registered Course Title for CEF:
"Operations Management (A Module of The Master of Management and The Master of Business Administration offered by Macquarie University)"
Course Code: 25Z01190-2

Registered Course Title for CEF:
"Financial Management (A Module of The Master of Management and The Master of Business Administration offered by Macquarie University)"
Course Code: 23Z01191-5

Registered Course Title for CEF:
"Organizational Behaviour" (A module of the Postgraduate Programmes Offered by Macquarie University)
Course code: 21Z04634 - 9

Registered Course Title for CEF:
"Strategic Management" (A module of the Postgraduate Programmes offered by Macquarie University)
Course code: 21Z04633 - 0

Students applying for the Continuing Education Fund (CEF) should submit their applications directly to the Office of the CEF before the commencement of the programme. For details, please visit the website: or contact the CEF enquiry hotline: 3142 2277.

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Entry Requirements

Direct Entry:
A degree from a recognised university (or equivalent) and a minimum of 2 years' relevant work experience (e.g. managerial/professional).

Indirect Entry:
Articulation via successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Management and / or Graduate Diploma of Management.

Applicants must be proficient in English language both wirtten and spoken, and meet the requirements of the university.

Application Period
The MBA course commences in January and June each year and the deadline for applications is October and March preceding the proposed date of entry.

 Commencement Date: Jun 2015 Deadline for New Application: 13 Mar 2015
Briefing Seminar
Date: Tuesday, 3 March 2015
Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Venue: 2-4/F, Pico Tower, 66 Gloucester Road, Wanchai
HK$ 301120  (Application fee: HK$250, HK$18,820 x 16 subjects)

For detailed enquiries on course information and application procedures, please contact Ms Shino Choi on 2774 8592 / Ms Ivy Ng on 2774 8590 / Ms Carol Wong on 2774 8585 / Ms Mani Ng on 2774 8534.

MGSM reviews its fees annually and from time to time this will result in increases in the fee per unit. Under normal circumstances these increases would be constrained to 5-10% per annum.

"It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead".

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