Melbourne Business School

Melbourne Business School

About the School

Melbourne Business School brings together the brightest minds to help make them the leaders of tomorrow by helping them develop their skills and attitude. The top leadership includes CEOs and academics from the world to help guide students with a mixture of text-based knowledge and practical applications.

An Overview


Class Size

Course Fee ($)

Course Duration (months)

Average GMAT Score

Average GRE Score

Average Age 30
International Participants 75%
Gender 33% (Women)
Average Work Experience 6 Years
Average Salary $115,679

Full-time MBA
This MBA full-time program offers a skill-based curriculum combining practical business applications.

Part-time MBA
This flexible part-time MBA is tailor-made for busy professionals who will get immediate results as they apply their previous learning while incorporating new knowledge and enhancing their career.

Executive MBA
This program provides the right platform to enhance executive capabilities.

Senior Executive MBA
The Senior Executive MBA course brings talented and experienced executives from diverse sectors to provide a highly supportive environment for cutting-edge competencies.

Master of Business Analytics
The program imparts the required skills and knowledge to be able to approach analytics with the strategic perspective of the business mind.

Master of Marketing
Combining world-renowned faculty with an incredible program, this course will broaden the general management skills, enhance strategic marketing prowess, and advance a candidate’s career.

MBA / Master of Marketing
This dual degree provides candidates with a strong foundation in business and specialised knowledge in marketing.

Specialist Masters
Our Specialist Masters allow candidates to learn from experts at the top of their fields, enabling deep concentrations in areas such as Business Analytics, Actuarial Studies, Economics, Finance, Supply Chain Management, and Marketing.

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Melbourne Business School offers a wide range of scholarships to support the students to study. These scholarships encourage diversity, provide opportunity and reward talent. Kindly note that for some scholarships, candidates will be automatically considered, while for others they will have to apply on a certain date.

The scholarships offered are:

  • MBS Scholarships
  • Rupert Murdoch Fellowship
  • Clemenger BBDO Scholarship
  • Kraft Heinz Scholarship
  • BP Australia Scholarship in Business Analytics
  • Dean’s International Management Scholarship
  • Diversity Excellence Scholarships
  • Reid Malley Foundation Scholarship
  • Helen Macpherson Smith Fellowship
  • Dean’s Scholarship for Women and Management
  • SEMBA Class of 2003 Scholarship

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The Two-Year MBA Class of 2019 saw an increase of 4% in their average base salary compared to the graduates in the Class of 2018. Graduates who were not U.S. work-authorized reported an average base salary of $119,349 in 2019.

Notable Alumni

Bill Shorten

Member of the Australian Parliament

Ahmed Fahour

Managing Director of Latitude Financial Services

Margaret Jackson

Australian Executive

Melbourne Business School MBA Application Process

The latest application requirements set by the Melbourne Business School MBA admission office are described below.

There are four essays and they are listed below:

Essay 1: What are your long term career goals? 
Word limit250-300 words

Essay 2: What is unique about your background and experience that you would bring to your classmates at MBS?
Word limit250-300 words

Essay 3: What gaps in your knowledge or skills do you hope that this program will help you to work on?
Word limit250-300 words

Essay 4: Describe a workplace situation where you had a responsibility for managing people. Reflect on what you learned.
Word limit250-300 words

Rounds Application Deadlines
Round 1 Aug 31, 2020
Round 2 Dec 31, 2020
Round 3 Mar 31, 2021

Want to know more about the MBA Application Deadlines for Top B-Schools? Here’s the entire list of top B-Schools along with their deadlines – MBA Application Deadlines 2020-2021

Melbourne School of Business requires candidates to submit two Letter of Recommendations. There will be two questions for the recommender and they are listed below:

1. Please comment on how the applicant has progressed in their managerial scope and responsibilities. Is the applicant identified as a future leader?

2. Please add any further comments. We would particularly value your reflection on the applicant’s ethic, interpersonal skills, and teamwork.

Here are some tips for the letter of recommendation:

  • Who can give a recommendation: You will have to provide details of one recommender who can be your reporting manager/ previous manager/ senior colleague/ current client/ previous client/ business partner/ supplier/ auditor etc.
  • How to letter of recommendation should be written: The recommender should add specific instances/examples of the candidate’s professional work together.
  • How to send the letter of recommendation: The recommender should send the recommendation from the official email id only. If the recommender does not have an official id-then proof that you reported / or was supervised by this person should be attached.

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