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The Fast-Track MBA

Designed for busy working professionals, this fully online MBA course is highly flexible and delivered with interactive, bite-sized content and personalised student support.

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The Fast-Track MBA

Designed to suit today’s fast-moving business environment, the Fast-Track MBA is a fully-accredited, internationally recognised and highly regarded online MBA that can be completed in two years or less, even while you work.

Eligible students have the option to accelerate their Fast-Track MBA by studying two subjects concurrently when life allows and complete the degree in as little as 12 months*.

What is the Fast-Track MBA?

The Fast-Track MBA is Australia’s largest and most popular online MBA* specifically designed for working professionals who are serious about achieving their modern career goals.

Delivered online with continual updates, innovations and new releases, the Fast-Track MBA offers genuine flexibility, industry insights, practical skills and the support you need to achieve your goals in our rapidly evolving world. It’s created for people just like you.

Put simply, the Fast-Track MBA is:

  • proven to deliver real career growth
  • highly flexible to fit study in your life
  • highly supported and affordable, making education achievable
  • built around practical learning experiences that deliver immediate workplace impact
  • an exclusive opportunity to connect with a global alumni network
  • fully accredited in Australia, internationally recognised and industry aligned
  • progressive with new features, enhancements, and student benefit

*AIB is Australia’s largest provider of MBAs: see Domestic Enrolments Surged During COVID, MBA News (March 2023) at www.mbanews.com.au

Accredited and Recognised

All qualifications issued by AIB are equivalent in standing to qualifications issued by any other Australian university. AIB is registered as a higher education provider in Australia by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA). Our qualifications are accredited by TEQSA within the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) and as the AQF is internationally recognised, our qualifications are internationally recognised.

Fully Flexible

Study the Fast-Track MBA anywhere, anytime to suit your busy lifestyle. At AIB, we proudly put our students first. Always. So rather than expecting you to fit around us, we’ve found innovative ways to make our subjects fit around you and your needs as a working adult.

Start When it Suits You

Does waiting for a new semester to start your MBA seem a bit old-fashioned? We think so. With the flexibility and convenience of 11start dates every year, it has never been easier to fit study into your life! Now you can start your Fast-Track MBA when it suits you—in your time, so you can fully commit and reach your goals sooner.

Online Learning Portal

The ultimate digital resource for everything you’ll need to successfully complete your MBA. It gives you freedom and flexibility and contains all your learning materials, multimedia and resources, student support facilities, assessment tips and guides plus more.

Stage-by-stage Qualifications

The Fast-Track MBA is divided into three equal stages: the Graduate Certificate in Management, Graduate Diploma in Management and the MBA. So, if life gets in the way of your MBA studies, your hard work won’t go unrecognised. Subject to meeting certain conditions, you can receive an interim postgraduate qualification and then continue your MBA studies when you are ready.


To help you achieve your career goals faster, the Fast-Track MBA is set up for you to complete in as little as 12 months. You can earn your first postgraduate qualification – Graduate Certificate in Management – in just 4 months*.

Single Subject Blocks with Time Off

Each MBA subject has a variety of assessments and can be completed in eight weeks, including a final week to reflect and recharge. Assessment due dates are provided two weeks prior to starting each subject, giving you greater planning power.

Highly Achievable

For almost 40 years we’ve successfully supported more than 12,400 business school graduates. Whatever you need, we’re here to help. You’ll be expertly guided and supported throughout your Fast-Track MBA with our skilful team of over 180 academic, student support and professional staff. You’ll always feel connected.

Personalised Support

When you enrol with AIB, you’ll be supported by our skilful team of over 200 academic, student support and professional staff, who will be with you every step of your MBA journey.

Highly Affordable

The Fast-Track MBA is among the most affordable in Australia for one simple reason – all our tuition is online. We don’t incur many of the infrastructure costs commonly associated with traditional institutions.
This enables us to invest where it matters most – in high quality education, high calibre academic teams, helpful new features, student support services and AIB’s innovative Student Learning Portal.

AIB Assist

You’ll have full access to AIB ASSIST, our student service that provides wellbeing advice, counselling support, personal strategy management and handy resources for your MBA journey.

Practical Learning

To provide you with the most relevant and valuable learning experience, the Fast-Track MBA followsa highly practical approach to learning and includes practical assessments as part of your MBA study. As a working professional, you’ll have the opportunity to apply what you’ve learnt in real-life business scenarios giving you immediate workplace impact.

Industry Guest Speakers

Learn from the best in business. A highlight of the Fast-Track MBA is the chance to learn from the wisdom and insights of our Industry Guest Speakersand Partners. Each one is chosen for their business acumen, leadership qualities and unique story.
Check AIB’S Industry Guest Speakers

Global Business Network

Joining the AIB Alumni Network unlocks access to a range of ongoing opportunities and benefits, including networking events and connecting with over 16,000 alumni, students, academics and industry partners through our social media channels from 95 countries.
Check AIB’S Alumni Network

Agile Advantages

The Fast-Track MBA comes with many innovative features, benefits and opportunities to help you reach your goals sooner. And we’re always looking to add to these. You’ll be amazed to discover what you can do with an MBA.

Microsoft Office 365

To provide you with the right tools to succeed while you study, all AIB students receive a free subscription to Microsoft Office 365. This includes the core suite of applications such as Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

LinkedIn Learning Access

During your time with AIB, you will get free access to one of the world’s best online learning platforms, LinkedIn Learning (previously Lynda.com). With unlimited access, you will be able to enrich your learning with over 5,000 instructional courses and resources.

Proven Career Outcomes

A quality MBA can open doors and give you the business and leadership skills to make your mark. Based on our graduate data, you can now see how the Fast-Track MBA can help achieve your career goals.
2021 The Fast-Track MBA Alumni Insights Report

MBA Time to Study Calculators

Think you’re too busy to study? Many of our successful graduates previously had the same concern. Calculate whether you actually can fit the Fast-Track MBA into your busy modern life with our MBA Time-to-Study Calculator. It’s a quick way to look at your study opportunities each week and whether they are enough to do an MBA. Even with work, family and everything else, you might be surprised how much study time you can fit in.
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MBA ROI Calculator

What could an MBA be worth to you? Based on our graduate data, you can now see how the Fast-Track MBA could boost your income over the years to come – check out what your earnings growth could be, graph your income compared to CPI, and calculate your total return on investment over your career.
Calculate Yout MBA ROI

*Only Direct-Entry applicants, who have attained an undergraduate degree, relevant 3 years’ work experience and are working part-time hours or less, are eligible to fast-track their studies by undertaking 2 subjects concurrently, in any given term (effective from Term 3, 2022). Please refer to concurrent study eligibility criteria for further details.

For me, I can’t wait to see where this MBA is going to take me. It’s not only given me a validation of my own abilities and skills, but the confidence to move forward in my career. Every second of this journey has been worth it because now that I have this MBA, nothing can stop me.

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