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Master of Business Management - CL21

CQUniversity’s Master of Business Management is designed for current and aspiring managers to develop a strong business acumen, financial literacy and excellent interpersonal skills to progress in your management career. With a solid foundation in management topics, and the option to specialise in international business, marketing, human resource management, hospital and health services management or leading organisational change, you will be well equipped to strategically manage organisations in the modern business environment, across any sector.

If you are a current professional with a completed bachelor or honours degree in a related discipline, this is an ideal course for you to advance your career and receive up to four units of credit.

DOMESTICINTERNATIONAL
STUDY MODES

On Campus, Online

UNITS/CREDITS

16/96

DURATION

2 years full-time, 4 years part-time

AVAILABILITY

Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Online

CRICOS

095946G

This course is ideal for new or experienced managers to build on your current business knowledge and gain advanced knowledge of business management and a complementary discipline to suit your industry or career goals.

During the course, you will study discipline-specific core units to equip you for the operational management of contemporary businesses. You will study a broad range of core units from management, effective business communications and human resource management, to marketing, managerial finance and accounting for decision making. You will benefit from a professional practice and career development unit to review superior leadership and managerial competencies and undertake self-reflective practice of your own personal development needs.

Gain specialist knowledge in an area that complements your interests or career goals, through studying one of five available majors, each offering an option to complete an internship to gain industry experience and enhance your professional network. Choose from hospital and health services management, human resource management, international business, leading organisational change, or marketing.

Your learning is enhanced throughout the course through a combination of face-to-face and online discussions, examinations of workplace case studies and an optional business internship in your chosen major.

Enjoy the flexibility to study online or on-campus, with full-time and part-time study options available. Plus, take advantage of CQUni’s three terms across the year to study the Master of Business Management, when and how it suits you.

Core Units 8 Major Units 8
Electives None Minor Units None

COURSE STRUCTURE
You are required to complete 16 units, comprising:

  • eight core units
  • eight units from one of the below majors

MAJOR INFORMATION
You may select a major in:

  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Human Resource Management
  • Hospital and Health Services Management.

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.

BROAD COURSE OPTIONS
CQUniversity’s suite of postgraduate management and MBA degrees provides you with the versatility to study a course that is aligned to your learning needs.

If you are a business professional seeking a qualification to support your experience or you are seeking career advancement, then one of our study options will be a strong fit with your management and leadership aspirations.

Our postgraduate management and Master of Business Administration courses are designed to maximise your management and leadership potential, choose from:

DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE
The Master of Business Management is an innovative degree designed for those who want to become leaders and managers in different industries. The course is designed for professionals of any field to undertake study in business management and advance their skills and knowledge in their chosen field. The course is a discipline-based degree with eight core units covering, Applied Business Research, Accounting, Finance, Human Resource Management, Marketing, and Business Communication. You may select an eight-unit major in Marketing, International Business, Human Resource Management or Hospital and Health Services Management. Your major allows you to gain deep discipline knowledge in your chosen field.

FLEXIBLE STUDY OPTIONS
Benefit from the flexibility to study in a way that suits you with on-campus and online options available. Our Master of Business Management is available to study on campus in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney or online giving you the flexibility to study in a way that 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.

On-Campus Availability

Term 1 - 2023Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney
Term 1 - 2024Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney
Term 2 - 2023Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney
Term 2 - 2024Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney
Term 3 - 2023Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney
Term 3 - 2024Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney

Online Availability

Term 1 - 2023Available Online
Term 1 - 2024Available Online
Term 2 - 2023Available Online
Term 2 - 2024Available Online
Term 3 - 2023Available Online
Term 3 - 2024Available Online
MajorsUnitsDescription
Emergency and Health Services Management8
Human Resource Management8
International Business8
Leading Organisational Change8
Marketing8
Unit NameCodeDescription
Business InternshipBUSN20020This is a 12 Credit Point unit. You will be placed in a company for a 10-week internship requiring 4 days per week working within the host company (approximately 290 hours over 10 weeks). You will also undertake an applied research project based on a particular issue within your host organisation. You must undertake this unit as the only unit in the final trimester of your course.
This course has no residential schools.

To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must hold:

A completed Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) equivalent Bachelor degree, or higher equivalent qualification

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 of:

A secondary qualification (Year 11 and 12, or equivalent), or

An Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) diploma level qualification, or

Bachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years fulltime 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 as below:

An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 overall with a minimum 5.5 in each subset; or

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Requires 550 or better overall & minimum TWE score of 4.5 (Paper Based Test), or 75 or better overall and no score less than 17 (Internet Based Test); or

Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - Requires an overall score of 54 with no sub-score less than 46; 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.

International Students should visit http://www.cqu.edu.au/international for further information.

Each student will be assessed individually.

Security Requirements

There are no specific security requirements for this course.

Health Requirements

No information available at this time.

Assumed Knowledge

Bachelor degree or equivalent qualifications in any discipline from a recognised tertiary institution.

The Master of Business Management provides specialist management education and training that will enable students to operate as a manager in the international and domestic business spheres. This course combines a comprehensive range of management units with opportunities to choose electives from other fields of interest.

Professional recognition is not applicable to this course.
2022 Indicative Fees
Fee TypeFees
Domestic Full Fee Paying – Indicative First Year Fee$23,901.00

Indicative first-year fee

The fees listed are indicative only and based on enrolling in a full-time study load for one academic year (generally, this is eight units over two terms). Your actual fees may vary depending on the units you select and the number you study per term. Fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change. Understanding your fees

Government assistance loans

If you are paying full fees for your course, you may be eligible for FEE-HELP which is an Australian Government loan scheme that you can use to defer payments for all or part of your tuition fees. Learn more about paying for university

Other study costs

Part of your course costs includes Student Services and Amenities Fees (SSAF). There may also be additional costs as part of your studies such as textbooks, technology expenses, travel expenses, professional certifications, uniforms, or vaccinations. Other study costs

At CQUniversity, we believe University should be for everyone. No matter your situation, we know that everyone needs a helping hand from time to time and are proud to offer a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and stipends.
Our scholarships could help you pay for things like relocation, living on campus, laptops and technology, childcare, study and living expenses, travel and more. 

If you have decided what you would like to study and are ready to apply, we’re here to help you along the way. Before you apply, you will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you do not have a USI, creating one is quick and easy. Simply visit usi.gov.au to create one.

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View our important dates information and read about other admission considerations such as information for domestic students with overseas qualifications, indigenous support, and elite athlete, coach and performer support.

What’s the best way to apply?

  • Option 1: Ideal for Western Australian residents or those who want to study in Western Australia.
  • Option 2: Ideal for all other states.

Option 1: Western Australian residents and those who want to study in Western Australia

If you live in Western Australia or are planning to study in Western Australia, apply via our ApplyCQUni portal.

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Option 2: Ideal for those who live in any of the following states - Apply direct

If you live in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Northern Territory, Australian Capital Territory or Tasmania, submit your application directly to CQUniversity.
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