MBA in Australia Vs Specialization Degree in Australia


I am looking forward to do MBA, but I read that good colleges in Australia like MBS, AGSM require 5+ work experience.
I have 3+ years of work experience. I am working as a System Analyst in John Deere, India.
I am passionate about business & have my own startup as well.
I would give GMAT in an another month, expected score is around 700. I am looking forward to settle in Australia after MBA.
( I know the degree/course should be at least 16 months duration to request for post Visa work permit )

1 - I am confused what to do know? Any suggestions, as renowned MBA require 5+ years of experience. How about MIM at this stage or shall I compromise and settle with other b schools MBA like Victoria, Deakin, Wollongong?

2 -What are the prospects of doing specialization degree like Masters in International Business, & further Job possibilities after pursuing the same?
I am looking forward to do MBA, but I read that good colleges in Australia like MBS, AGSM require 5+ work experience.
I have 3+ years of work experience. I am working as a System Analyst in John Deere, India.
I am passionate about business & have my own startup as well.
I would give GMAT in an another month, expected score is around 700. I am looking forward to settle in Australia after MBA.
( I know the degree/course should be at least 16 months duration to request for post Visa work permit )

1 - I am confused what to do know? Any suggestions, as renowned MBA require 5+ years of experience. How about MIM at this stage or shall I compromise and settle with other b schools MBA like Victoria, Deakin, Wollongong?

2 -What are the prospects of doing specialization degree like Masters in International Business, & further Job possibilities after pursuing the same?
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mba hipste...
Yes, to be competitive at a world-class ranked MBA program, you'll generally need more work experience.

Otherwise, your profile will have to be really stellar. AGSM for example will admit candidates with 2 years of work experience, but these will generally be at the top of the pack in other departments, such as the quality of the work experience, GMAT score, undergraduate performance, etc.

Otherwise, you can look for a lower ranked program. Just make sure it's accredited by AMBA EQUIS or AACSB. Of the ones you mentioned, Deakin is the only one that fits this criteria.

Your other option would be a Master in Management program, but you may run into a length issue (as you pointed out you'll need a 16 month program, and most of these courses are 12 months).
Yes, to be competitive at a world-class ranked MBA program, you'll generally need more work experience.

Otherwise, your profile will have to be really stellar. AGSM for example will admit candidates with 2 years of work experience, but these will generally be at the top of the pack in other departments, such as the quality of the work experience, GMAT score, undergraduate performance, etc.

Otherwise, you can look for a lower ranked program. Just make sure it's accredited by AMBA EQUIS or AACSB. Of the ones you mentioned, Deakin is the only one that fits this criteria.

Your other option would be a Master in Management program, but you may run into a length issue (as you pointed out you'll need a 16 month program, and most of these courses are 12 months).
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Yes, to be competitive at a world-class ranked MBA program, you'll generally need more work experience.

Otherwise, your profile will have to be really stellar. AGSM for example will admit candidates with 2 years of work experience, but these will generally be at the top of the pack in other departments, such as the quality of the work experience, GMAT score, undergraduate performance, etc.

Otherwise, you can look for a lower ranked program. Just make sure it's accredited by AMBA EQUIS or AACSB. Of the ones you mentioned, Deakin is the only one that fits this criteria.

Your other option would be a Master in Management program, but you may run into a length issue (as you pointed out you'll need a 16 month program, and most of these courses are 12 months).



Thanks, as of now, I have thought of giving GMAT first & then evaluating the options.
My second question remains the same :) if you can pour your knowledge on that as well:)

What are the prospects of doing specialization degree like Masters in International Business, & further Job possibilities after pursuing the same?
[quote]Yes, to be competitive at a world-class ranked MBA program, you'll generally need more work experience.

Otherwise, your profile will have to be really stellar. AGSM for example will admit candidates with 2 years of work experience, but these will generally be at the top of the pack in other departments, such as the quality of the work experience, GMAT score, undergraduate performance, etc.

Otherwise, you can look for a lower ranked program. Just make sure it's accredited by AMBA EQUIS or AACSB. Of the ones you mentioned, Deakin is the only one that fits this criteria.

Your other option would be a Master in Management program, but you may run into a length issue (as you pointed out you'll need a 16 month program, and most of these courses are 12 months).[/quote]


Thanks, as of now, I have thought of giving GMAT first & then evaluating the options.
My second question remains the same :) if you can pour your knowledge on that as well:)

What are the prospects of doing specialization degree like Masters in International Business, & further Job possibilities after pursuing the same?
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mba hipste...
They're really whatever you make of the degree. Better schools will have better networks and thus better career advancement potential. Sort the FT ranking by 'international mobility' to get a sense of the degrees' success in helping grads land jobs abroad.

The FT also has data on alumni - what industry / functions grads are currently working in.
They're really whatever you make of the degree. Better schools will have better networks and thus better career advancement potential. Sort the FT ranking by 'international mobility' to get a sense of the degrees' success in helping grads land jobs abroad.

The FT also has data on alumni - what industry / functions grads are currently working in.
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They're really whatever you make of the degree. Better schools will have better networks and thus better career advancement potential. Sort the FT ranking by 'international mobility' to get a sense of the degrees' success in helping grads land jobs abroad.

The FT also has data on alumni - what industry / functions grads are currently working in.


Thanks for the information.
FT ranking shows me only top 100 where only 3 schools come from the Australia.
http://rankings.ft.com/businessschoolrankings/global-mba-ranking-2019

Also, If I go to Find-Mba & filter the results by "With AACSB, AMBA and/or EQUIS accredition only"
I get 18 Business schools, (& not only the Deakin)
https://find-mba.com/schools/australia-nz/australia?accredition=true&sort=popularity&numberperpage=12

I would appreciate if there's any way we can have these 18 filtered business school data by FT ranking or some other portal, if you can help here?

Want to compare them in terms of international mobility/ post employment etc
[quote]They're really whatever you make of the degree. Better schools will have better networks and thus better career advancement potential. Sort the FT ranking by 'international mobility' to get a sense of the degrees' success in helping grads land jobs abroad.

The FT also has data on alumni - what industry / functions grads are currently working in.[/quote]

Thanks for the information.
FT ranking shows me only top 100 where only 3 schools come from the Australia.
http://rankings.ft.com/businessschoolrankings/global-mba-ranking-2019

Also, If I go to Find-Mba & filter the results by "With AACSB, AMBA and/or EQUIS accredition only"
I get 18 Business schools, (& not only the Deakin)
https://find-mba.com/schools/australia-nz/australia?accredition=true&sort=popularity&numberperpage=12

I would appreciate if there's any way we can have these 18 filtered business school data by FT ranking or some other portal, if you can help here?

Want to compare them in terms of international mobility/ post employment etc
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They're really whatever you make of the degree. Better schools will have better networks and thus better career advancement potential. Sort the FT ranking by 'international mobility' to get a sense of the degrees' success in helping grads land jobs abroad.

The FT also has data on alumni - what industry / functions grads are currently working in.

Thanks for the information.

FT rankings just show top 100 B schools, out of which only 3 from Australia are mentioned. Any way we can see top 300 in FT ?

Moreover if I go to Find-mba and filter by "accredited by AMBA EQUIS or AACSB" in Australia,
I get 18 MBA programs( & not only Deakin)

Any resource we can check ranking of these filtered 18 with respect to their management studies? international mobility/ network etc
Thanks again:)
[quote]They're really whatever you make of the degree. Better schools will have better networks and thus better career advancement potential. Sort the FT ranking by 'international mobility' to get a sense of the degrees' success in helping grads land jobs abroad.

The FT also has data on alumni - what industry / functions grads are currently working in.[/quote]
Thanks for the information.

FT rankings just show top 100 B schools, out of which only 3 from Australia are mentioned. Any way we can see top 300 in FT ?

Moreover if I go to Find-mba and filter by "accredited by AMBA EQUIS or AACSB" in Australia,
I get 18 MBA programs( & not only Deakin)

Any resource we can check ranking of these filtered 18 with respect to their management studies? international mobility/ network etc
Thanks again:)
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Duncan
Try the QS rankings?
Try the QS rankings?
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Try the QS rankings?


Oh Yes, That would help. Thanks.

Today I researched a lot & Found that Group of Eight - Australian Uni have a really good reputation in the country, That comes into QS ranking as well !
QS University ranking is different to QS MBA ranking.
I preferred QS MBA ranking for obvious reasons.

What do you think of Group of 8 Australia

I got to know FT weight 40% to the post 3 year salary while QS take more number of factors into consideration. Overall, I am convinced that Group of 8 is where one should target.
[quote]Try the QS rankings?[/quote]

Oh Yes, That would help. Thanks.

Today I researched a lot & Found that Group of Eight - Australian Uni have a really good reputation in the country, That comes into QS ranking as well !
QS University ranking is different to QS MBA ranking.
I preferred QS MBA ranking for obvious reasons.

What do you think of Group of 8 Australia

I got to know FT weight 40% to the post 3 year salary while QS take more number of factors into consideration. Overall, I am convinced that Group of 8 is where one should target.
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mba hipste...
I would say that accreditation from AMBA, AACSB, or EQUIS would be preferable to a school that's simply a member of the Group of Eight.

Take Australian National University for example: the school is a member of the Group of Eight but their MBA lacks accreditation from at least one of the three bodies, and their MBA is (relatively) new and unproven.

There's some discussion on ANU here:

https://find-mba.com/board/australia-nz/mba-in-australia-51993
I would say that accreditation from AMBA, AACSB, or EQUIS would be preferable to a school that's simply a member of the Group of Eight.

Take Australian National University for example: the school is a member of the Group of Eight but their MBA lacks accreditation from at least one of the three bodies, and their MBA is (relatively) new and unproven.

There's some discussion on ANU here:

https://find-mba.com/board/australia-nz/mba-in-australia-51993
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