Australia has emerged as one of the most preferred choices for students all over the world who are looking for overseas education in the field of Business Administration. While overseas study is quite expensive, Australia is a preferable destination for many students seeking higher education, particularly MBA, as it is more affordable than the other destinations and offers excellent living conditions along with high-standard quality education and a variety of subjects to choose from.
When you are aspiring for a MBA degree, it is not just about earning a degree; it should also provide the benefit of future networking. Australian management schools not just provide quality education but also provide an international platform. Here are the top ten B-schools of Australia, based on Business Week rankings and Financial times ranking.
Melbourne Business School (MBS) at the University of Melbourne has been ranked as the Australia’s and Asia Pacific’s best B-school by various surveys since 2008. The school offers full-time MBA programs (16 months), specialist Master program, part time MBA program, a doctoral program and executive education programs with wide range of specializations. The school holds the proud legacy of transforming the career of its students through their exceptional learning procedures and experience. Reputed over the last five decades for its world-class research and technical excellence, Melbourne Business School is producing global leaders in the business world, who can lead themselves and the organization as well.
Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM) based in Sydney focuses on business education and leadership development for students with professional experience. AGSM’s MBA program is one of the highest ranked MBA programs in Australia and has been consistently ranked among the top 100 international ranking as well as independent national surveys. The MBA degree covers broad range of management and business studies. One can get the opportunity to specialize in some particular business fields. Specialization is offered in the subjects like accounting, finance resource planning, event management, human resources management and industrial relations, international business, hospitality management, Marketing, tourism management, sport business, logistics and supply chain management, innovation, knowledge and change management information systems.
Macquarie Graduate School of Management is one of oldest graduate schools associated with Macquarie University, Australia. MGSM has campuses in Hong Kong, Sydney and North Ryde. It continuously ranks as top business school in Asia pacific region. The school offers both part time and full time MBA programs, doctoral programs and executive as well as corporate education programs. The school aims at producing global leaders who could create value and emerge as good citizens in the society.
Bond School of Business is Bond University’s and Australia’s first private business school and is considered to be an international leader across the globe in business education for its quality education. The school focuses on building future business leaders in the global market by concentrating on each individual student’s talent and aspiration. Its MBA program has been designed by internationally renowned leaders and is based on three main pillars like global business, leadership and entrepreneurship to meet real life business challenges. Classes are held in small groups. Students from more than 20 counties around the world have joined Bond’s fast tracked MBA program.
Located in Brisbane, Queensland business school is a part of the Queensland University, which is one of the oldest universities in Australia. The school’s mission is to get highest recognition as a research-intensive business school locally, in Asia pacific region and internationally. The MBA program covers the key areas management operation and working knowledge. Students get the opportunity to learn national and international business issues and learn leadership qualities. Queensland business school has been ranked No.1 by the economist among all MBA program in Australia and in Asia pacific. It offers Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and full time MBA programs.
The Victoria Graduate School of Business combines both practical learning as well as academic excellence for helping students to fulfill their aspiration in global business. Students get the opportunity to research and specialize in business education. The school holds international network in Hong Kong, China, USA, Germany, India, Singapore and Malaysia. The school’s Master of Business Administration was ranked sixth in 2011 by financial review. Specialization can be done in marketing, management, accounting and finance, Human resource management, Industrial relation etc. Victoria University was the first to start Doctor of Business Administration program.
UWA’s business school is the oldest management school in Western Australia. It MBA degree has a 5-star rating and many management graduates produced by this institution are holding leadership positions in the global business world today. Its MBA degree is ranked No 1 in Western Australia and 7th in Australia. Higher degrees are offered to the students by research or master degree. Australia business School is dedicated to value adding partnership with leading international business organizations in order to provide professional development and opportunities to their students across Australia.
IGSB is one of the largest business schools in Australia. The school offers a wide range of courses in graduate, postgraduate and doctoral program in business for local, overseas and online students like 5 star MBA program, master of international business in campus and online. The school also maintains industry links for allowing students specializations and for producing next generation leaders in the business world. Its research activities have been ranked world class by ERA.
Curtin Business School, an institute of Curtin University, offers world class MBA program that is highly research driven. It was featured in The Economist among top MBA ranking schools.
Griffith University is located in Brisbane, Australia. The business school is well-known for its quality education in management. It offers executive MBA degree as well as full time MBA. The university has international accreditation with AACSB. It offers wide range of business degrees like BBA, MBA, Executive MBA and research programs. The students here get opportunity to gain professional industry experience to compete in the global business world.