Griffith University MBA Profile

Griffith University is one of Australia's leading tertiary institutions, with campuses located at the Gold Coast, Logan, Mt. Gravatt, Nathan, and South Bank. It offers one of the best ranked and 5-star rated MBA programs in the country.

Griffith Business School is the fifth university in Australia to receive accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) - the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. It was also the first Australian business school to sign the United Nations principles of responsible management education.

The Master of Business Administration takes 1.5 years full-time or 3 years part-time to complete. MBA Specialisations include: Educational Leadership, Finance, Financial Planning, General Management, Human Resource Management, Information Systems, International Business, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Marketing Management, Sustainable Enterprise.

Awards and Rankings:

- The MBA program is ranked 27th internationally for its leadership in integrating social, environmental and ethical issues into its programs by the Aspen Institute's 2009-2010 edition of Beyond Grey Pinstripes. It is the highest ranked Australian MBA.

- The MBA has been awarded a five star rating for the eighth consecutive year by the Graduate Management Association of Australia (GMAA) (2009). The International MBA is also awarded with five star honours.

- Accounting research at Griffith has been ranked as one of the best in the world: 7th out of 37 universities in Australia and 72nd out of more than 1000 institutions worldwide (2007 issue of the "Accounting and Finance").

- 326th globally in the THES-QS World Universities Ranking 2008, placing it in the top 4% of institutions worldwide.

- Ranked 1st by GetCited's Top 10 institutions for the number of sports management journal publications produced (2005).

- The university has won the Premier of Queensland's Export Award (1997, 1999, 2000, 2003 & 2004).

- Winner of the Queensland Tourism awards for excellence in Industry Education.

- Finalist in the Queensland Tourism Awards for Excellence in Education and Training (2007).

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