is Australias best known and most respected b School, which is
affiliated to the University of New South Wales and located in
Sydney. An big advantage of the AGSM is its 18-month program which
can be further speeded up and completed in 12-15 months through a
range of fast-track options. It has been ranked the best in
Australia for the seventh year in a row.
We make offers on a rolling basis so applications may be submitted
at any time during the year. Early applications are strongly
encouraged. International students should take into account visa
processing times. The Selection Committee makes final decisions on
complete applications within four weeks of submission.
First round applications for our January 2009 intake will be
accepted until Monday, 1 September 2008. International students are
encouraged to apply by this deadline.
Second round applications for our January 2009 intake will be
accepted until Wednesday, 15 October 2008. Second round applicants
should note that places are limited and there is no guarantee that
places will be available by the time they submit their application,
and a waitlist option may be offered.
Personal Statement Essays
Four Personal Statement essays are required as part of your
application. The essay questions are designed to help the Admissions
Committee learn more about you. Each essay should meet the word
What are your professional goals? How will an AGSM MBA
from help you? (approx. 250 words)
What are your most significant personal and professional
achievements and why do you view them as such? (approx. 250 words)
Describe a situation where leadership and teamwork were
critical to the outcome. (approx. 250 words)
Becoming an AGSM MBA student implies membership of a
distinguished community. Describe how you will contribute to the
community during your time as a student and beyond. Describe what
community spirit means to you. (approx. 250 words)