Master of Business Administration (International) - CL84

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.


On Campus




1.5 years full-time, 3 years part-time


Jakarta, Medan

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, Islamic Banking and Finance, Data Science, Public Administration/Public Private Partnerships, Project Management and Educational Leadership.

Core Units 8 Major Units 4
Electives None Minor Units None

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
  • Educational Leadership
  • General Management Studies
  • Islamic Banking and Finance
  • Project Management
  • Public Administration

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.

Opening in January 2020, the newly established CQUniversity Australia – Jakarta Centre offers you the opportunity to study an internationally relevant MBA, delivered as part of a unique dual degree offering with the Universitas Bakrie.

Central Queensland University’s MBA is a highly ranked and quality endorsed course:

  • Ranked 8th in Australia by the prestigious Australian Financial Review BOSS rankings
  • A Tier One global MBA by CEO Magazine
  • The course has also been awarded a 4-star rating by the Graduate Management Association of Australia (GMAA)
  • The School of Business and Law are also signatories to the Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME), a United Nations supported initiative to profiles sustainable business schools across the world and seeks to equip business students with the understanding and ability to deliver change.

Central Queensland University is also ranked in the top 400 universities in the world for Business and Economics subjects, according to Times Higher Education, World Subject Rankings 2019.

As a graduate, you will become part of Central Queensland University’s network of 3999 MBA alumni in 78 countries (Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, New Zealand, Brunei, Laos, PNG, Philippines, South Korea, Japan, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Vietnam, Thailand, USA ) who are employed by large companies including AAPT, Accenture, Bharti Airtel, Allianz, Bombardier, Deloitte, HSBC and IBM, as well as major banks, Government departments and consulting firms.

On-Campus Availability

Term 1 - 2024Jakarta, Medan
Term 2 - 2023Jakarta
Term 2 - 2024Jakarta, Medan
Data Science4
Educational Leadership4
General Management Studies4
Islamic Banking and Finance4
Project Management4
Public Administration4
Work-integrated learning does not apply to this course.
This course has no residential schools.

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
  • Letter of recommendation from the Head of Program – Bakrie University, endorsing the student’s English Language Proficiency

Security Requirements

Health Requirements

No information available at this time.

Assumed Knowledge

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.

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.

Professional recognition is not applicable to this course.

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.

No information available at this time.

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.