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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

Online, On Campus

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 - 2022Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney
Term 2 - 2022Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney
Term 3 - 2021Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney
Term 3 - 2022Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney

Online Availability

Term 1 - 2022Available Online
Term 2 - 2022Available Online
Term 3 - 2021Available Online
Term 3 - 2022Available Online
MajorsUnitsDescription
Hospital 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. 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 Bachelor degree, or higher Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) 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 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.

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 6.0 with a minimum 5.5 in each subset; or
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Required 550 or better overall and 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 n a single result certificate.

Each student will be assessed individually.


Advanced Standing:

Advanced standing of up to 24 credit points may be granted for students who have completed a Bachelor or Honours degree in a related cognate discipline from an Australian tertiary institution or equivalent overseas qualification


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.
Fee Category Full fee paying place
What is a Full Fee Paying Place As a full fee-paying student, you are required to pay full tuition fees for your course.
Fee Type Tuition Fees
What is my tuition fee?

Your tuition fees are charged per unit of study based on the credit point value of each unit. Our Tuition Fee Schedules provide an estimate of fees per unit. You can also view fees specific to the course, and units, you are interested in studying by using our Cost Per Unit table.

FEE-HELP and payment options

FEE-HELP is the loan scheme provided the Australian Government to help eligible students pay their tuition fees through a loan. Eligible students can use a FEE-HELP loan to pay for all or some of their tuition fees. If you elect to use a FEE-HELP loan, this means that you will defer payment of your tuition fees and repay your FEE-HELP loan when your income is above the compulsory repayment threshold.

You must meet specific eligibility requirements to be able to use FEE-HELP assistance. If you are not eligible for a FEE-HELP loan, or you are required to pay your tuition fees upfront, you will need to pay your fees no later than the census date for the term in which you are studying.

Other Fees You will also incur a Student Services and Amenities Fee.
Other study costs You may have other study costs such as travel expenses related to residential schools or work placements if they are a requirement of your course. There are also textbooks, stationery and other sundry costs associated with studying.

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 and awards programs.
Our scholarships could help you pay for some or all of your course fees, or even contribute towards your living and study expenses.

If you have decided what you would like to study and are ready to apply, we’re here to help you along the way.

Want to know more about application dates and other admission information?
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 WOULD LIKE TO STUDY IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA, APPLY VIA APPLYCQUNI

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

ApplyCQUNI


OPTION 2: IDEAL IF YOU LIVE IN ANY OF THE STATES LISTED BELOW, APPLY DIRECTLY TO CQUNIVERSITY

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

Apply direct