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Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Australia and New Zealand International
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Campus
Gardens Point
Campus
Gardens Point
Duration
1.5 years full-time
3 years part-time
1.5 years full-time
Entry
March and September
March and September
CRICOS
045502F

Highlights

  • Transform your thinking to lead and manage in complex business environments.
  • Students undertake an extensive foundation component of 16 core units of six credit points each and a further 48 credit points of optional units in the areas of leadership and strategy, entrepreneurship and innovation, or in discipline areas which interest them.
  • Students will complete their MBA with a workplace project that will offer them the opportunity to creatively plan for a new venture or to engage in a consultancy project for an organisation
  • Find out more at our upcoming MBA and Postgraduate Business Information Events.

Highlights

  • Transform your thinking to lead and manage in complex business environments.
  • Students undertake an extensive foundation component of 16 core units of six credit points each and a further 48 credit points of optional units in the areas of leadership and strategy, entrepreneurship and innovation, or in discipline areas which interest them.
  • Students will complete their MBA with a workplace project that will offer them the opportunity to creatively plan for a new venture or to engage in a consultancy project for an organisation
  • Find out more at our upcoming MBA and Postgraduate Business Information Events.

What to expect

The program will teach you to challenge conventions and go beyond established pathways, and equip you to lead and manage decisively in a complex business world. As a QUT MBA student you will critically analyse business situations and develop innovative solutions to real-world cases. Through flexible and innovative units, you will develop the skills essential to becoming a global business professional. The practical nature of this course enables you to apply concepts and management techniques learned in class directly to your workplace. You gain the knowledge and skills to become an effective leader and manager within your organisation.

Career outcomes

Possible careers

  • Account Executive
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Executive Project Manager
  • General Manager
  • Project Manager

Requirements

Course code
GS75
CRICOS code
045502F
Campus
  • Gardens Point
Campus
  • Gardens Point
Duration
  • 1.5 years full-time
  • 3 years part-time
  • 1.5 years full-time
Entry
  • March and September
  • March and September

Academic entry requirements

 A completed recognised bachelor degree in any discipline with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 4.5 (on QUT's 7-point scale); and

A minimum 3 years full-time post degree work experience with minimum of 2 years relevant professional work experience and 1 year minimum supervisory/management experience; and

Submit two completed referee report forms

Additional entry information

Applicants may be required to attend an interview with the MBA Director to demonstrate relevant work experience.

Work experience

Relevant work experience indicates applicants will be able to contribute to class discussion. A minimum of three years full-time equivalent professional or managerial work experience is required after the completion of an undergraduate degree. To enable us to assess your work experience, a current curriculum vitae providing details of your roles, responsibilities and achievements is required.

Referee reports

All applicants must obtain two referee reports on the referee proforma. At least one referee report should be from your current employer. The referees may choose to send the recommendations directly to QUT (fax, email and postal addresses are provided on the proforma).

Pathways

Applicants may be admitted to the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration with a minimum of 7 years work experience (6 years minimum equivalent professional work experience plus 1 year minimum supervisory/management experience). Upon completion of the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration with a GPA 4.5 (or higher) students can articulate into the Master of Business Administration.

Minimum academic requirements

Academic entry requirements

  • A completed recognised bachelor degree in any discipline with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 4.5 (on QUT's 7-point scale); and
  • A GMAT score of at least 550; and
  • A minimum three years full-time equivalent relevant managerial or professional work experience post-degree; and
  • Submit two completed referee report forms

Additional entry information

You may be required to be available for an interview with the MBA Director to demonstrate relevant work experience.

Minimum English language requirements

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide on meeting QUT’s English language requirements.

Your scores and prior qualifications in English-speaking countries are considered. Approved English-speaking countries are Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, United States of America and Wales.

If your country or qualification is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility.

We accept English language proficiency scores from the following tests.

English Test Overall Listening Reading Writing Speaking
Cambridge Advanced English Score
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT. You must provide your Cambridge English Candidate ID and Candidate Secret Number, these are printed on your Cambridge English Confirmation of Entry.
176 169 169 169 169
IELTS Academic
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT.
6.5 6 6 6 6
Pearson PTE (Academic)
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT. Please assign your test to QUT in your Pearson profile.
58 50 50 50 50
TOEFL iBT
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT.
79 16 16 21 18

Don't have the English language score you need? We can help!

We offer English language programs to improve your English and help you gain entry to this course.

When you apply for this course, we will recommend which English course you should enrol in.

Haven't completed an English language test? We can help!

If you have not completed an English language test, you can sit the IELTS test at our IELTS test centre

Fees

Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. We review fees annually, and they may be subject to increases.

2019

2019: $39,900 per year full-time (96 credit points)

We offer a number of merit-based scholarships to exceptional successful applicants to the MBA and MBA (Major) programs. Eligibility for a scholarship is based on GMAT score, undergraduate grade point average, work experience, plus a written supporting statement from the applicant.

2019

2019: $47,100 per year full-time (96 credit points)

Scholarships
We offer a number of merit-based scholarships to exceptional successful applicants to the MBA and MBA (Major) programs. Eligibility for a scholarship is based on GMAT score, undergraduate grade point average, work experience, plus a written supporting statement from the applicant.

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

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Scholarships

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MBA and EMBA Scholarships

A scholarship for future postgraduate students applying for an MBA or EMBA in the QUT Business School.

Scholarship eligibility
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Referee reports

You'll need to nominate two referees as part of your application. Use the referee report proforma (DOCX file, 132.33 KB) to help format your responses.

At least one referee report should be from your current employer. We may contact your referees as part of the application process.


Personal statements

You'll need to complete a personal statement as part of your application. Details of the personal statement are available on the application form. Limit your responses for each question to a maximum of 400 words each.


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