Master of Business Administration (International)

Duration1.5 years full-time, 3 years part-time
Next start termTerm 2, 2024
Study modeOn Campus
Course codeCL84


Through this dual degree, you will enhance your understanding and application of best practice management and business knowledge, from a strategic and cross-cultural perspective, to improve organisational effectiveness. This course offering, will also see you complete the first four units within the Master of Management with Universitas Bakrie in Jakarta. These four units are then credited towards Central Queensland University’s Master of Business Administration MBA (International). Following their completion, you can then study the remaining eight units of the MBA with Central Queensland University at the CQUniversity Australia – Jakarta Centre.



The Master of Business Administration is generally regarded as the premier business qualification for practising managers and leaders. The MBA is a course for students from different countries, with prior work experience with varying employment backgrounds and designed to develop global management capabilities. The MBA (international) will greatly assist your understanding and application of best-practice management and business knowledge, from a strategic and cross cultural perspective, to improve organisational effectiveness. While undertaking the MBA (International), you will gain differing perspectives and approaches to current and emerging business issues through interaction with academics, colleagues and members of the business community, thus enabling you to competently lead, manage and understand the key aspects of business and organisations within a global context. This MBA (International) provides the opportunities, skills and knowledge for you to develop your management and leadership responsibilities in a broad range of areas including strategy, cross cultural management, marketing, people management, operations management, law and governance, economics and change management, along with the opportunity to develop advanced knowledge in a range of areas including e-Commerce, Data Science, and General Management.


Career Opportunities

Successful completion of this course will equip graduates with the requisite knowledge and skills that provide the opportunities for advancement within organisations and/or the development and successful implementation of strategies designed to advance business and organisational opportunities within a global context.

Structure & Availability

Course structure

The Master of Business Administration (International) consists of 12 units, including eight core units and a four-unit major. Your majors include:

  • Data Science
  • e-Commerce
  • General Management Studies

Unit information

For information on the units, you could study as part of this course, visit the Handbook and select the "Course Structure" tab.

Credit transfer information

If you have already completed study relevant to the course you have enrolled in, you may be eligible for credit transfer.

On-Campus Availability

Term 1, 2024Jakarta
Term 2, 2024Jakarta
Term 1, 2025Jakarta
Term 2, 2025Jakarta
Data Science4
General Management Studies4

This course has no residential schools.


Recommended study

Students undertaking the MBA (International) are recommended to follow course planners to ensure that all core units and the specialisations are completed in a systematic and timely fashion.

An undergraduate degree in any discipline from a recognised University or equivalent.


English Language Proficiency Requirements

All students are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements of the course equivalent to an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 with no band lower than 5.5. 

For students articulating through the Bakrie University (Universitas Bakrie, Indonesia) pathway, the following will be accepted as meeting the English Language Requirements: 

  • Successful completion of all Bakrie University units with an overall GPA of 65% or higher (applicants are required to provide evidence of completion within the last 5 years); AND 
  • Successful completion of a CQUniversity approved English Language Proficiency test, with a result that is equivalent to an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 with no band lower than 5.5.
You will have to meet this course's inherent requirements by demonstrating essential skills and attributes.

Fees & Scholarships

Your tuition fees can be paid in 18 equal payments of 10 000 000 IDR, paid monthly, over the 18 month duration of your studies, totalling 180 000 000 IDR. You will also be required to pay an administration fee of 20 000 000 IDR.

Your first payment will be 30 000 000 IDR (includes your first monthly tuition fee and the administration fee) and is payable in advance of your studies, after this initial payment you will be required to pay 10 000 000 IDR monthly.

How to apply

The Central Queensland University MBA is delivered at the CQUniversity Australia – Jakarta Centre

Please contact the Jakarta Centre or complete an expression of interest and our friendly local staff will assist with your application.