Australian Institute of Business

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Established in 1984, AIB has over 35 years of experience delivering higher education, solidifying us as one of the most established private education institutions in Australia. From day one, AIB’s focus has been to teach through a practical lens, championing learning that reflects the current business world. Today, AIB specialises in interactive online education, and has over 16,000 students and graduates across 90 countries.

As home to Australia’s number one online MBA, we make earning your MBA affordable and achievable by removing traditional barriers to entry and delivering contemporary content for the future of business. The AIB MBA is designed for busy working professionals. With 100% online delivery, you can enjoy the flexibility of studying anytime, anywhere, with full support and guidance from our dedicated teaching staff and student teams. You can make the most of accelerated study options by fast-tracking your MBA in 18 months* or slowing down and taking breaks whenever you need.

*Concurrent study criteria must be met for course completion in 18 months.

Why Study with us?

  • AIB is the largest online MBA providers in Australia*.
  • AIB’s MBA programme is accredited in Australia, highly regarded, internationally recognised and industry aligned.
  • AIB has over 30 years of excellence in tertiary education, academic expertise and online learning.

* The Australian Institute of Business (AIB) is Australia’s largest provider of online MBAs

Source: 2018 Higher Education Statistics, Australian Department of Education (provided December 2019)

Course Structure and content

Throughout your studies, you’ll cover a range of business subjects structured in a way that will help you succeed, one subject at a time. Access your on-demand learning materials, and connect with your online facilitators and fellow students, through our Student Learning Portal.


    • Step 1: Complete eight core subjects.
    • Step 2: Choose three elective subjects or choose one of our specialisations (each contains three subjects).
    • Step 3: Complete your final project.

    Core subjects

    • Leadership
    • Marketing management
    • Corporate governance
    • Operations management
    • Financial management
    • Strategic HR management
    • Strategic management
    • Project management


    • Entrepreneurial management
    • Finance
    • Human resource management
    • Marketing management
    • Logistics and supply chain management

    Durations and fees


      Standard course completion is two years, with the option to accelerate and complete your studies in 18 months.


      The AIB MBA is very affordable due to our international scale and fully online delivery. We have students from over 90 countries and the price can vary depending on a few factors. To find out more, request a brochure today.

      Domestic students may be eligible for FEE-HELP, an Australian Government loan scheme that assists eligible students in paying part or all of their tuition fees. This is a loan that must be repaid. For further information regarding FEE-HELP, please visit the Study Assist website.

      Flexible entry pathways

      As a champion of education accessibility, AIB offers pathways into higher education that other providers do not, ensuring that career-driven people are not restricted by traditional tertiary barriers.

      To study with us, you’ll need one of the following:

      • Bachelor’s degree* and at least two years of relevant work experience
      • Advanced diploma* and at least three years of relevant work experience
      • Minimum of five years relevant work experience, which includes at least three years of middle to senior management experience or significant technical experience

      * Qualifications must be deemed equivalent to Australian Accreditation standards.

      Accreditation and recognition

      The AIB MBA is accredited by Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) in Australia and is internationally recognised. Our qualifications are equivalent to those from other Australian universities. AIB is a member of various professional, academic and industry bodies including the AACSB International, International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE), the Australian HR Institute, Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management, the Canadian Institute of Management (Canada) and many more.

      In addition to our popular online MBA, we offer a range of postgraduate degrees and a range of 30-day masterclasses on popular business subjects. So if you’re a big-picture thinker who’s looking to further your career and gain an instant edge, our practical and online MBA could be what you’re looking for.

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