MBA (Executive) program fees

Tuition fees are charged per Unit of Credit (UOC) according to the subject classification, on a semester basis irrespective of when studies are commenced.

For 2018, the fee per unit of credit for Stage 1 courses is AUD$785*; the fee per unit of credit for Stage 2 courses is AUD$875. Total estimated cost of program is AUD$84,135*.

Please see below for further details.

Please note the fees mentioned here are indicative only for 2018 and subject to change.

Stage 1 - Foundations (8 courses totalling 48UOC)

Executive Blueprint (6 UOC)

  • Course fee: AUD$4,710
  • Plus Residential fee: AUD$680

Core and elective courses (7 courses totalling 42 UOC)

  • 4 Core courses
  • Fee per course: AUD$4,710
  • 3 Elective courses

* There are different costs for different elective subjects. Please see UNSW Fee Policy for detailed information.

Stage 2 - Executive Agenda (4 courses totalling 48UOC)

  • Fee per course: AUD$10,500
  • Total fee for 4 courses: AUD$42,000
  • Plus Residential fee: AUD$3,775

Stage 2 (5 courses totalling 48UOC)

For students who will complete Stage 2 with SMY (last scheduled offering July 2017)

Leadership (6 UOC)

  • Course fee 2017: AUD$5,100
  • Plus Residential fee: AUD$680

Strategic Management Year (4 courses totalling 42 UOC)

  • Fee per course 2017: AUD$8,925
  • Fee per course 2018: AUD$9,187.50
  • Plus Residential fee: AUD$4,250

Financing your study


There are limited scholarships available which tend to be granted at certain session commencement dates only.

For more information about these opportunities please see UNSW's Scholarships information.


FEE-HELP is an interest-free loan facility provided by the Australian Government for eligible students enrolled in postgraduate studies. To be eligible you must be an Australian citizen.

For further information please see UNSW's page on FEE-HELP and the Australian Government's information about StudyAssist.

For information and advice about financial affairs please review UNSW's information on fees.

Please note: Residential Fees are not refundable and are not covered by FEE-HELP.