Here is a ranking of the top 25 online MBAs in Australia based on program size.
The list shows how many students are enrolled in 100% online postgraduate courses in the field of Management and Commerce. As you can see from the table, RMIT is on top, followed by Deakin University and UNSW. The biggest online MBA programs have 1,500+ Australian students.
MBA Rankings Based on Program Features
Some websites have also ranked online MBA programs in Australia based on features. One of the major features for many students is price – that is, tuition fees. Other features include the option for accelerated learning and whether students have to sit exams.
According to Lerna Australia, the top 6 online MBA programs in Australia are headed by James Cook University, Ducere Global Business School and the University of Adelaide.
1. James Cook University
James Cook University leads the way as an affordable program that you can easily do while working full-time. The JCU online MBA also has good student support and three concentrations to choose from.
2. Ducere Global Business School
The Ducere Global Business School MBA is project based and, therefore, exam free. Many students also finish within 12 months while also working.
3. University of Adelaide
The online MBA from the University of Adelaide is a flexible, modern program. While providing a good learning experience, students graduate with an MBA degree from one of Australia's top universities.
4. SCU Online
The SCU Online has similar features to other highly ranked programs while also being one of Australia's cheapest.
5. UNE (Data and Cyber Management MBA)
Managers with a technology interest have another cheap MBA option with the Data and Cyber Management MBA from the University of New England.
6. Griffith University
Rounding out the top 6 for Lerna Australia is the Responsible Leadership MBA from Griffith University.
Good Universities shows a number of MBA rankings, including by program size, university reputation and tuition fees. The site also identifies Australia's top 3 most innovative online MBA programs.
- SCU Online MBA
- UNE with Ducere Global Business School MBA
- Innovation and Leadership MBA (Ducere and Torrens)
SOURCE: Best MBA Programs in Australia
Tuition fees are a big consideration in the top 5 online MBA rankings at Learning Lab. Programs are ranked according to tuition fees while also accounting for other factors such as study flexibility.
- SCU Online
- Torrens University Australia
- James Cook University
- University of New England
- University of Adelaide