Highlights

  • 2 year program can be completed in 1.5 years if you have a bachelor degree in business or a related field. See entry requirements for details.
  • This agile, responsive degree can be customised to your interests and career ambitions
  • Hone your business intelligence and deepen your knowledge and skills through future-focussed learning driven by leading business research
  • Learn to harness disruption by developing an entrepreneurial mindset, and consolidate your experience by collaborating on real-world projects
  • Find out more at our upcoming Master of Business information evening.

Highlights

  • 2 year program can be completed in 1.5 years if you have a bachelor degree in business or a related field. See entry requirements for details.
  • This agile, responsive degree can be customised to your interests and career ambitions
  • Hone your business intelligence and deepen your knowledge and skills through future-focussed learning driven by leading business research
  • Learn to harness disruption by developing an entrepreneurial mindset, and consolidate your experience by collaborating on real-world projects
  • Find out more at our upcoming Master of Business information evening.

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Why choose this course?

Business skills, digital literacy, ethics and entrepreneurship make up the core of this flexible degree, offering you the capabilities and mindset to thrive in a digitally transformed business landscape. Traditionally postgraduate degrees focus on discipline depth. This customisable Master of Business retains the benefits of deepening your business knowledge while also allowing you to build a degree tailored to your interests, passions and career ambitions.

The vertical integration of core skills throughout this course provides a framework for exploration and a context for Work Integrated Learning and overseas experiences. You’ll have opportunities to connect with and learn from industry experts and benefit from a curriculum driven by leading business research.

Real-world learning

The skills you need to thrive in business are rapidly evolving. QUT will enhance your business intelligence, nurture your entrepreneurial instincts and support you to make decisions based on data. You’ll have opportunities to take advantage of internships and Work Integrated Learning and apply your knowledge in project-based capstone units.

In the current environment business leaders have opportunities to drive change and champion ground-breaking industries and social ventures. This course will encourage you to interrogate your own values and develop your critical-thinking skills so that you can shape the direction of businesses, organisations and industries.

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What to expect

This course will prepare you for the future of business with a strong focus on entrepreneurship and global connections. Core units, focussed on business thinking and collaborative nous will equip you to take your learning into a range of fields.

You will be supported and guided by teaching staff to curate your selection of subjects to suit your career goals. This responsive and agile masters degree offers skills that can be applied in a range of industries and can be tailored to complement your experience or allow you dive deeply into an area of business expertise.

QUT’s Master of Business has been redesigned to ensure it meets the new quality assurance standards set by the Australian Qualifications Framework for masters by coursework programs. The learning outcomes of the course have been refreshed to provide you with a more engaging and real-world learning experience.

Flexible delivery

Units in this postgraduate program are delivered using a mix of face-to-face, online and blended learning technologies. Flexible study options include weekly sessions, block delivery days, projects and online-supported delivery. All course materials are placed online including course lecture materials, practical session guides, readings and help guides.

Careers and outcomes

Careers and outcomes

QUT business graduates are highly sought after both locally and internationally. 90% of our business graduates were employed four months after graduation. The Master of Business (Customised) provides skills that complement many disciplines and industries, preparing you for opportunities in corporate and private firms as well as public institutions.

Details and units

Students in the customised BS11 Master of Business undertake two core units, BSN440 and BSN550 and select 24 credit points of research or capstone units from a curated list.  The remainder of the course credit points are electives which can be taken from the pool of Business postgraduate units (minimum of 96 credit points) or from the available university wide electives (maximum of 48 credit points). 

This structure provides students with the flexibility to tailor their own course while still providing an essential skill-set.

 

Students in the customised BS11 Master of Business undertake two core units, BSN440 and BSN550 and select 24 credit points of research or capstone units from a curated list.  The remainder of the course credit points are electives which can be taken from the pool of Business postgraduate units (minimum of 96 credit points) or from the available university wide electives (maximum of 48 credit points). 

This structure provides students with the flexibility to tailor their own course while still providing an essential skill-set.

 

Requirements

Course code
BS11
CRICOS code
085448J
Delivery
  • Gardens Point
Delivery
  • Gardens Point
Duration
2 - 1 years full-time
4 - 2 years part-time
Duration
1.5 - 2 years full-time
Entry
February, July and November
Entry
February, July and November

Academic entry requirements

Master of Business - 1.5 year program

A completed recognised bachelor degree in business or related field with a minimum grade point average of 4.0 (on QUT's 7 point scale).

Master of Business - 2 year program

A completed recognised bachelor degree (or higher award) in any discipline with a minimum grade point average of 4.0 (on QUT's 7 point scale).

Note: You don't need to apply for the 1.5 year program. You'll be automatically assessed for eligibility as part of QUT's application for admission process.

Minimum academic requirements

Academic entry requirements

As part of QUT's application for admission process, you will be automatically assessed for the 1.5 year program.  If you wish to be considered for the 2 year program only, please indicate this on your application form.

Master of Business - 1.5 year program

  • February and June: A completed recognised bachelor degree in business or related field with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 4.00 (on QUT's 7 point scale).
  • November: Not available

Master of Business - 2 year program

  • February, June and November: A completed recognised bachelor degree in any discipline with a minimum grade point average of 4.0 (on QUT's 7 point scale).

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, 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
Pearson PTE (Academic)
Test must be taken no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement date.
58 50 50 50 50
Cambridge English Score
Test must be taken no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement. You must provide your 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 no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement date.
6.5 6 6 6 6
TOEFL iBT
Test must be taken no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement date.
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.

2022 fees

2022: TBA

2022 fees

2022: TBA

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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FEE-HELP: loans to help you pay your course fees

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Scholarships

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