Master of Business Administration - CL20
Choosing to study CQUniversity's Master of Business Administration (MBA) means you will benefit from a course highly regarded by the business community and delivered by highly qualified course leaders with real-world business and public sector experience. You will develop your management expertise beyond the fundamentals of running organisations, focusing on leading and managing people with integrity, effective change management and underpinned by contemporary emotional intelligence models.
With a choice of majors - project management or general management - you can tailor your MBA to your career goals. With a flexible course structure, you have the option to commence in the Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma of Business Administration and articulate into the MBA.
On Campus, Online
1.5 years full-time, 3 years part-time
Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Online
Through interaction with academic, colleagues and various members of the business community, you will gain different perspectives and approaches to current and emerging business issues with CQUni’s highly ranked and certified MBA.
Our MBA will develop your management capabilities to lead with influence and integrity and address the changing landscape of the public sector, not-for-profit, social and ethical purpose organisations as well as the for-profit sector. Plus, you’ll have the benefit of undertaking a reputable and quality MBA that the business community rates in the top 10 in Australia (Australian Financial Review 2019 Boss MBA rankings), awarded a global Tier 1 ranking (CEO Magazine’s Global MBA Rankings 2019), and is priced below the average cost of an MBA giving you more reason to become an influential leader.
An MBA from CQUniversity provides you with the opportunity to advance your business career and consider the development and implementation of successful strategies that can be used to practising business and organisational opportunities in today's fast-paced and ever-changing environment. Develop your skills and knowledge in a broad range of management and leadership responsibilities, in areas such as strategy, marketing, people management, operations management, finance and change management.
The MBA also holds the United Nation’s certification the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME). If you have ambition, drive and vision and are a budding entrepreneur, and haven’t completed an undergraduate degree, our Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma of Business Administration will provide you with opportunities to study a broad range of topics relating to aspects of organisational management and articulate into the MBA.
|Core Units||8||Major Units||4|
You are required to complete a total of 10 core units and 2 electives.
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.
BROAD COURSE OPTIONS
CQUniversity’s postgraduate management and Master of Business Administration courses are designed to maximise your management and leadership potential. A range of options is available from Master of Business Administration courses, to postgraduate management degrees. Choose from:
- Graduate Certificate (CC51), Graduate Diploma (CC52) or the Master of Business Administration (CL20)
- Graduate Certificate (CM08), Graduate Diploma (CM07) or the Master of Business Administration (Leadership) (CL29)
- Master of Business Management (CL21)
- Graduate Certificate in Management (CH76)
The Master of Business Administration has a strong focus on practical learning experiences that provide vast opportunities for you to apply the skills and knowledge from your studies to authentic scenarios. Case studies and practical assessments that require you to analyse real organisations and reflect on your management and leadership practice.
Within the Master of Business Administration, you have the option to complete a work placement with a company for a 10-week internship requiring four days per week working within your host company. You will also undertake an applied research project based on an issue within your host organisation.
FLEXIBLE STUDY OPTIONS
Benefit from the flexibility to study in a way that suits you with on-campus and online options available. The Master of Business Administration (CL20) is available on campus in Melbourne or online allowing you the flexibility to study how it suits you.
If you are an online student, you will benefit from the latest in learning technology that keeps you connected and supported throughout your studies.
GRADUATE WORK READY
At CQUniversity, we provide the right mix of theory and practical experiences to ensure you graduate work-ready, making you attractive to employers and helping to broaden your career opportunities.
You will have the opportunity to gain crucial life-long learning and transferable generic skills, such as critical thinking and problem-solving. You will be able to apply these skills to a range of employment opportunities and life situations.
QUALITY EDUCATION, WHEREVER YOU ARE
Between our reputation for learning, teaching and research, our renowned online education offering, being internationally recognised for our focus on Social Innovation and our status as Australia's largest regional university, rest assured you will get a world-class education when you choose CQUniversity. Our graduates are some of the most sought-after in Australia, due to our reputation for work-integrated learning and industry-aligned courses, and experience some of the nation's best graduate outcomes in terms of full-time employment and starting salary. CQUni is also regarded as the nation's most inclusive and engaged university, with our award-winning academic and research staff making a real impact on the communities and industries we serve.
|Term 1 - 2021||Brisbane Melbourne Sydney|
|Term 1 - 2022||Melbourne Sydney|
|Term 2 - 2021||Melbourne Sydney|
|Term 2 - 2022||Melbourne Sydney|
|Term 1 - 2021||Available Online|
|Term 1 - 2022||Available Online|
|Term 2 - 2021||Available Online|
|Term 2 - 2022||Available Online|
|Accounting for Management Decision Making||ACCT20077||Class content and assessment requires students to analyse accounting issues in real organisations, solve problems and propose recommendations|
|Economics for Managers||ECON20039||Class content and assessment requires students to analyse real organisations as live cases, reflect on the economic context and the impact this has on the organisation, solve problems and issues and propose recommendations|
|Managing People, Organisations and Context||MGMT20129||Class content and assessment requires students to analyse real organisations as live cases, reflect on their own management practice, solve problems and issues and propose recommendations|
|Operations Management and Business Analytics||MGMT20130||Class content and assessment requires students to analyse operational issues in real organisations, use data analytics to address and solve problems and issues and propose recommendations|
|Leadership and Integrity||MGMT20131||Class content and assessment requires students to analyse real organisations as live cases, reflect on their own leadership practice, solve problems and issues and propose recommendations|
|International Business, Strategy and Corporate Transformation||MGMT20133||Class content and assessment requires students to analyse real organisations as live cases, solve problems and issues and propose recommendations from a strategic perspective.|
|Critical Thinking and Managerial Decision-Making||MGMT20135||Class content and assessment requires students to analyse real organisations using critical thinking and problem solving techniques,to analyse and solve problems and issues and propose recommendations|
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must hold one of the following:
- A completed Australian Bachelor degree, or higher Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) equivalent qualification with three years of full-time (or equivalent part-time) relevant* business experience; or
- A minimum of five years relevant* business experience.
*Relevant business experience includes a working knowledge of how a business operates, for example, budgeting, staffing, project management, financial reporting, process management.
Professional experience must be shown in a letter of employment which is presented on a company letterhead as well as signed and dated by a delegated authority. The letter must contain position title, duties performed and length of service. Applicants being admitted solely on the basis of relevant business experience may be referred to the Head of Course to confirm employment experience meets the course requirements.
English Language Proficiency Requirements:
If you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America, you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University.
Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion within the last 5 years of:
- a secondary qualification (Year 11 or 12, or equivalent), or
- bachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years full-time with a minimum overall GPA 4.0
completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland, or United States of America, which will meet the English Proficiency.
If you do not satisfy any of the above, you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve the following scores:
- An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.5 with a minimum 6.0 for Reading and Writing and 6.0 for Speaking and Listening; or
- An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components.
English test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date and the date of commencement of study, and must appear on a single result certificate.
Each student will be assessed individually.
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Health RequirementsNo information available at this time.
The Masters of Business Administration is regarded as the premier business qualification for practicing managers and leaders in contemporary organisations. 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.
We offer a range of scholarships to support international students and encourage you to apply for one that's right for you.