Course rules and resolutions

 

Master of Business Administration (Leadership and Enterprise)


These resolutions must be read in conjunction with applicable University By-laws, Rules and policies including (but not limited to) the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2014 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Coursework Policy 2014 (the ‘Coursework Policy’), the Learning and Teaching Policy 2015, the Resolutions of the Faculty, the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended), the Academic Honesty in Coursework Policy 2015 and the Academic Honesty Procedures 2016. Up to date versions of all such documents are available from the Policy Register: http://sydney.edu.au/policies.

Course Resolutions

1 Course codes

Code

Course title

 MABUSALE-01

Master of Business Administration (Leadership and Enterprise)

 

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is full time only.

3 Master's type

The master's degree in these resolutions is a professional master's course, as defined by the Coursework Policy.

4 Admission to candidature

(1)
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants based on merit, according to the following admissions criteria:
(a)
a pass bachelor's degree or higher qualification with a minimum credit average (or equivalent) at an institution approved by the Business School; or
(b)
a pass bachelor's degree or higher with a minimum pass average (or equivalent) and performance in an admissions test approved by the Business School to a standard considered satisfactory by the Business School; and
(c)
relevant professional work experience of no less than 3 years, as defined by the Business School,
(d)
statement of motivation that demonstrates clear evidence that the candidate has researched the program and has the capability and mindset to learn in an experiential environment;
(e)
pass a selection interview establishing the candidate's suitability for the degree;
(f)
satisfaction of English language requirements; and
(g)
any other minimum standards specified by the Business School.
(2)
In exceptional circumstances the Business School may admit candidates without these qualifications who, in the opinion of the Business School, have qualifications and evidence of experience and achievement sufficient to successfully undertake the award.

5 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for the course are set out in the Table of postgraduate units of study: Master of Business Administration (Leadership and Enterprise).
(2)
To qualify for the award of the degree a candidate must complete 72 credit points, comprising:
(a)
66 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
a 6 credit point capstone unit of study.

6 Progression rules

(1)
Candidates must achieve a minimum credit average (65%) in the first four units of study.
(2)
Candidates who successfully complete but do not achieve a minimum credit average in the first four units of study will be eligible for the award of the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration*.
(3)
Unless otherwise permitted, candidates must complete the units of study in a prescribed sequence as specified by the Business School.

* Note that full credit transfer to the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration is available for all units completed from the Table of postgraduate units of study: Master of Business Administration (Leadership and Enterprise).

7 Cross-institutional study

(1)
Cross-institutional study and international exchange may be available by means of formal partnership agreements.
(2)
In exceptional circumstances cross-institutional study to a maximum of 24 credit points may be available to candidates outside of formal partnership agreements, subject to prior approval by the School.

8 Award of the master’s degree

The master's degree will be awarded in the pass grade.

9 Course transfer

A candidate for the Master of Business Administration (Leadership and Enterprise) may elect to discontinue study and graduate with either the Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate in Business Administration, with the approval of the School, and provided the requirements of the shorter award have been met.*

* Note that full credit transfer to the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration is available for all units completed from the Table of postgraduate units of study: Master of Business Administration (Leadership and Enterprise).

10 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January 2020 and students who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January 2020 who elect to proceed under these resolutions. Students who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January 2020 may complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement.