RMIT University is one of the best institutions in Australia, offering a top quality Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program through the Graduate School of Business (GSB). The MBA (Executive) is comprised of 8 core courses and 4 electives (144 credit points). MBA Core Courses include Leadership and Management; Finance and Accounting for Business Decisions; Business and Economic Analysis; Global Business Context; Marketing Management; Managing People, Relationships and Performance; Creating Strategy; and Implementing Strategy. Electives may be studied individually or grouped to form specialisations in areas such as: Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Human performance, or Negotiation.

RMIT University and Open Universities Australia (OUA) have joined forces to offer an online MBA program, starting February 2007. The program can be completed fully online or as a combination of both online and on-campus. Duration for the program: 1.5 years full-time or 3 years part-time. Applicants with an ICAA, CPA or Chartered Secretaries or equivalent qualification may be eligible for three course credits.

The university is a founding member of the Australian Technology Network and the Global U8 Consortium. It is placed among the Top 200 institutions in the world and among the Top 10 universities in Australia. It has three main campuses around Melbourne and international campuses in Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi.

Rankings:

- Received four out of five stars for corporate links and graduate salaries, and five stars for getting a job - The Good Universities Guide: MBA and Management Programs 2010.

- The Graduate School of Business MBA (Executive) is ranked 14th in Australia - Australian Financial Review (AFR), BOSS Magazine 2009.

- 4 stars for corporate links, graduate salaries, and getting a job. It is also rated 4 stars for Academic qualifications of staff in the Graduate School of Business - The Good Universities Guide to MBA and Management Programs 2009.

- Ranked in the Top 10 MBA providers in Australia - BOSS Magazine 2007.

- Ranked in the Top 3 MBA providers in Melbourne - BOSS Magazine 2007.

- In 2009 the RMIT University Graduate School of Business (GSB) MBA programs were awarded 3 stars in the GMAA ranking system.

- According to the Times Higher Education - QS World University Rankings, RMIT is ranked 146th globally in 2006, 200th in 2007 and 206th in 2008. It is also placed in the World's Top 100 for Engineering & IT, rated 94th internationally in 2008. In addition it is rated 149th in Arts & Humanities and 196th in both Life Sciences & Biomedicine and Social Sciences.

- Rated 379th globally in the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities 2008, moving up to 371st in 2009.

- Ranked 3rd in the state of Victoria and 10th in Australia in reference to its research output.

Suggested Reading:

Top B-schools in Australia

EMBA Programs in Australia

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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