A recognised Bachelor degree (or equivalent qualification) with a strong academic performance and a minimum of two years relevant professional or managerial work experience. Applicants who do not hold a Bachelor degree require a minimum of six years relevant professional or managerial work experience. Applicants must also submit supporting documentation including four personal statements (each approximately 250 words in length), examining leadership, experience, community connectivity and problem solving capability. A detailed curriculum vitae demonstrating business management leadership potential is also required, along with two referee reports and proof of identify. Applicants must also provide a minimum overall GMAT score of 550 with minimum scores of verbal 25, quantitative 35 and AWA 4.0.
Months of entry
The AGSM MBA Full-time program is recognised internationally for its rigour, relevance and unique learning experience and is highly ranked both internationally and in Australia, with AACSB and EQUIS accreditation. The program is designed for talented young managers and business professionals seeking to accelerate a career shift into senior management and leadership roles, and fully realise their leadership potential. The program prepares graduates for leadership roles in business and government. It incorporates scenario modelling and simulations into traditional classroom teaching, using the case study method and a strong emphasis on teamwork and cohesion to develop management skills, encourage critical thinking and sharpen decision-making abilities. AGSM MBA students are of exceptional calibre, with an average GMAT of 660.
Joining an MBA program is one of the most important decisions you can make, whether it is to further your current career, make a change or develop new abilities. You will meet and work with an exceptionally talented group of individuals from diverse backgrounds, many of whom have worked for global organisations. You will gain knowledge, skills and confidence to achieve your goals and accelerate your career. You will have lifelong learning opportunities and, through the alumni network of over 16,000 across the world, be part of an influential global network of business leaders. The relationship of AGSM MBA programs with many of the world’s leading business schools is testimony to its standing in the international community. This is reflected in the depth of its incoming and outgoing exchange programs with leading schools from Asia, Canada, Europe, the United Kingdom and the USA. The AGSM MBA program currently has exchange partnerships with 29 elite international business schools.
Information for international students
Applications are assessed over four rounds. If you are an international applicant, you are strongly encouraged to submit your application well before the 1st or 2nd round deadlines. This is to allow time for you to organise your student visa should you be offered a place on the program.
Fees and funding
The AGSM @ UNSW Business School prepares great people to achieve great things and in recognition of the talented individuals we attract, a range of scholarships are on offer for exceptional candidates who demonstrate leadership potential, academic ability and a commitment to their community.
You can apply for a scholarship after submitting your online application for one of the AGSM programs. Please check the residency requirements carefully. View more details on the AGSM scholarships site (https://www.business.unsw.edu.au/agsm/scholarships-prizes).
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- AGSM MBA Admissions Team
- + 61 2 9931 9490