Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM) Overview

MGSM, the Macquarie Graduate School of Management, offers a single MBA program and have nearly 50 years of education experience. MGSM has a vision to be Australia’s premier graduate management school of leaders of business and the community. Their vision is to have a global reputation for teaching and research.

A name change to Macquarie Business School was announced in 2019, aligning the Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM) and Macquarie Applied Finance Centre (MAFC)

Business School Overview

MGSM recently announced Professor Susan Ellis is to be the new Director of MGSM, who was previously filling the role of Deputy Head of School (Programs). Her previous roles include Melbourne Business School, University of Sydney and even Kellogg School of Management, one of the top ranked schools globally.

MGSM is regularly featured in many Australian and International rankings. The Financial Times 2017 MBA Rankings deemed MGSM to be the number one School in Australia and 49th globally.

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MGSM allows MBA students to apply for credit via their Recognition of Prior Learning policy. If you believe your previous work experience or qualifications would grant you credit, make sure you discuss this during your enrolment process.

MGSM offers a range of scholarships for both domestic and international students.

The MGSM Alumni Scholarship (domestic) is available for candidates with a bachelor’s degree who have made an outstanding contribution to their field. This scholarship is valued at 25% of tuition fees.

The MGSM Healthcare Scholarship (domestic) is available for those in the Australian health, medical or pharmaceutical industry. This is a 25% scholarship over a two year period.

Vice Chancellor’s Scholarship (international) rewards academic excellence up to 25% of tuition fees.

The MGSM Finance Industry scholarship is awarded to candidates working within banking, finance or insurance industries internationally.

Macquarie Graduate School of Management MBA

Currently, there is one MGSM MBA available in Sydney City and Macquarie Park, NSW. International students are welcome to apply at MGSM.

Master of Business Administration

Find out more about the MGSM MBA.

Global MBA

The new Global MBA commences May 2019.

MBA Campus Locations

MBA students have the option of studying in North Ryde or Sydney CBD.

Macquarie Business School MBA reviews

If you are a student or know a graduate, please submit a review. Your experience is invaluable and helps others in determining where to study, which lecturers to study with and whether or not you achieved your study goals.

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High reputation, flexibility and cultural diversity

The reason why I select Macquarie Business School is that reputation is very high. Another reason is that creating units plan is very flexible. Moreover, students’ nationality and culture are diverse.

Yusuke Shimoyama
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Great Business School

MGSM has been a globally ranked business school, which made the choice to study there easy. The relationships I developed with my peers survive post graduation and into the workforce.

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It is what you make of it.

I chose MGSM as it was one of the leading institutes and had a high global ranking. The enrolment process was a little archaic, but I did enjoy a selection of my units.

Studying my MBA was a decision in part to better myself, while growing a strong network that could support my career development. I firmly believe your skills as a manager only get you so far, and going from manager to senior leader relies heavily on who you know.

There are some great lecturers that I would suggest trying to study with. Robert Spillane was great and Brad Smith was able to ensure statistics was not only educational be extremely entertaining. On the flip side I found that some units had facilitators who taught out of date content, weren’t enabling a collaborative experience. I deemed these to be the price of attending a good school, although I wasn’t really expecting that at a global top 50 program.

My tip for future students would be to find students who have similar aspirations to you and build relationships.

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