About Our School
Melbourne Business School (MBS) is the University of Melbourne’s graduate school in Business and Economics. We are one of the Asia Pacific region’s leading providers of management education as well as executive development, through MBS-Mt Eliza Executive Education.
Since offering Australia’s first MBA in 1963, MBS has built a reputation for program excellence and a high quality learning experience. It is one of two Australian business schools ranked in the Financial Times global top 100 for MBA programs.
Under our collaboration with the University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE), MBS offers a comprehensive portfolio of programs ranging from our flagship MBA, an Executive MBA suite, a Master of Management suite, specialist Masters programs in Accounting, Finance and other functions, and a Master of International Business.
Our programs are targeted at business professionals at critical stages of their careers. Students enjoy a genuine cohort experience in an intimate, intensive learning environment.
MBS faculty have gained their PhDs and taught at the world’s leading business schools. Their research is published in top global journals, and they consult to the world’s leading companies and organisations.
MBS enjoys accreditation by both EFMD (Equis) and AACSB International.
Jointly established, owned and led by corporate Australia, MBS is 55% owned by the business community and 45% owned by the University. Members of the Board of MBS Ltd include leaders of some of Australia’s most prominent companies. The University of Melbourne, established in 1853, is the no. 1 Australian university and no. 28 globally in The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2012-2013.
One of the world’s most liveable cities, Melbourne is a safe and welcoming destination around eight hours’ flying time from key Asia Pacific cities. It is a hub for the biotech and life sciences sector, the financial services industry, advanced food processing, IT and health. It is culturally diverse, with one in four Melburnians born overseas.