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Melbourne Business School

Melbourne Business School

General Description

Melbourne Business School (MBS) is the University of Melbourne’s graduate school in business and economics, and one of the leading providers of executive education in the Asia Pacific region.

Established in 1963 and jointly owned by corporate Australia and the University of Melbourne, MBS has built a reputation for excellence and offers a comprehensive portfolio of business and economic graduate programs to meet the business challenges of both individuals and organisations. Our MBA, the first offered in Australia, is globally-renowned and is consistently ranked in the Financial Times, The Economist Which MBA, Bloomberg Business and AFR Boss MBA rankings. The University of Melbourne is Australia’s No. 1 university, being ranked No. 33 globally in The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-2016. MBS enjoys accreditation by both EFMD (EQUIS) and AACSB International.


  Full-time MBA Part Time MBA
Duration12 months24 months
Graduation monthAugustOctober
Available for employmentAugust
Number of students32350 +
Average age2831
Average years of work experience5.38
% International students69
% Women25
Average GMAT score687

Mailing Address

Melbourne Business School
200 Leicester Street
Victoria 3053

Last Statistics 2014

Hires by Industry
Consulting 36 %
Finance 17 %
Supply chain management 17 %
Marketing 14 %
Disruptive Technologies 12 %
IT 2 %
Government 2 %

Additional comments

- No. 3 MBA globally for marketing in the Financial Times 2015
- No.43 MBA globally in The Economist, 'Which MBA?' (2015)
- No.2 in AFR Boss Magazine (2014 and 2015)
- No.87 globally in Financial Times (2016)
- No. 23 for non-US schools in Bloomberg Business Week 2015
- No.1 university (the University of Melbourne) in Australia and No.33 in the world in Times Higher Education (2015 and 2016)
- No 26 in Executive Education Custom programs globally in Financial Times 2015
- Melbourne Business School has EQUIS and AACSB accreditation

- More than 14,000 alumni representing 70 countries
- An international network of 10 alumni chapters
- Regular thought leadership forums held throughout the world
- Professional networking events attended by alumni and corporate guests

Information updated in May 2016