Highlights

  • This course will suit you if you hold an undergraduate degree in either information technology or business.
  • Develop the skills and knowledge to translate business strategies into information technology solutions.
  • Study corporate systems and business process management, project management, IT consulting, enterprise architecture, enterprise systems, and information management with business processes.
  • Prepares you for a career as a chief information officer, enterprise architect, business development manager, senior business analyst, software development manager, program manager or corporate strategist.
  • Complete in 1.5 years full-time or 3 years part-time.

Highlights

  • This course will suit you if you hold an undergraduate degree in either information technology or business.
  • Develop the skills and knowledge to translate business strategies into information technology solutions.
  • Study corporate systems and business process management, project management, IT consulting, enterprise architecture, enterprise systems, and information management with business processes.
  • Prepares you for a career as a chief information officer, enterprise architect, business development manager, senior business analyst, software development manager, program manager or corporate strategist.
  • Complete in 1.5 years full-time or 3 years part-time.

Why choose this course?

Business Process Management (BPM) is a set of structured methods and technologies for increasing the operational performance of organisations. Recent studies report that BPM has become a top priority across all industries, and professionals who can combine managerial and IT skills to enhance process performance are in high demand. The required skills cover strategic alignment, governance, process modelling, analysis, innovation, process-aware information systems and change management.

QUT’s outstanding research credibility in BPM has influenced the design of the Master of Business Process Management. It reflects the requirements of the industry’s needs for business process expertise and prepares graduates for an exciting BPM career.

Real-world learning

QUT's Business Process Management course is widely acknowledged as having strong links to industry. Throughout your studies, you will:

  • undertake project-based units that require you to apply theoretical and technical knowledge in the development of BPM related artefacts (e.g., conceptual models and frameworks, business plans)
  • use real world and research-inspired problems
  • use advanced analytical, conceptual and logical thinking processes to solve novel and complex problems
  • cover relevant contemporary BPM and interpersonal capabilities necessary for you to move into senior professional positions. 

What to expect

QUT's Master of Business Process Management will give you the opportunity to develop the expertise in the application of process-centric thinking to effectively support businesses, maximise the impact of available resources and enable innovative business strategies. The program examines business-IT alignment issues through appropriate theory and skill development, and provides career enhancement opportunities into senior management and governance roles.

You will study specialist units in Business Process Management specialisation and may undertake additional study in the areas of corporate systems, IT professional services, enterprise architecture and systems, and information and knowledge management.

 

Careers and outcomes

Careers and outcomes

QUT's Master of Business Process Management will develop business and IT professionals and provide opportunities to be eligible for the senior executive roles of Chief Information Officer, IT Director or Enterprise Architect. Career paths leading to these senior IT positions include: Benefits Analyst, Program Office Manager, Quality and Software Release Manager, Change Manager, Capabilities Manager, Customer Relationship/Service Manager, ICT Policy Manager, Business Process/Continuity Manager, Corporate Strategist and Development Advisor, Senior Business Analyst, Systems Architect, Business Process and IT Consultants and IT Project and Program Managers.

Research pathways

The Masters courses provide a pathway to follow on with a research degree (Master of Philosophy, Professional Doctorate or PhD). Students who successfully complete IFN600 Research Based Practice and a 48 credit point research project, are encouraged to apply for enrolment in a doctoral program. IN23 provides direct pathways for entry to a PhD program.

Possible careers

  • Business Analyst
  • Business process analyst
  • Chief Process Officer
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Chief Transformational Officer
  • Data Analyst
  • Enterprise architect
  • IT project manager
  • Information Officer
  • Process and IT Strategist
  • Programmer Manager

Details and units

The Master of Business Process Management  provides graduates with the skills and knowledge to create and align information systems to effectively support business and enable business strategy. The program examines business-IT alignment issues through appropriate theory and skill development, and provides career enhancement opportunities into senior management and governance roles.

Students will study specialist units in Business Process Management specialisation and may undertake additional study in the areas of corporate systems, IT professional services, enterprise architecture and systems, and information and knowledge management.

 Course completion rules
  • Students are required to complete 144 credit points of units.
  • Students are required to complete the specified core units (96cp) 
  • Students must also complete four units (48cp) of electives from the list of approved elective units provided. NB:  If you have no BPM Background, you should complete IFN515 Fundamentals of BPM in your first semester

The Master of Business Process Management provides graduates with the skills and knowledge to create and align information systems to effectively support business and enable business strategy. The program examines business-IT alignment issues through appropriate theory and skill development, and provides career enhancement opportunities into senior management and governance roles.

Students will study specialist units in Business Process Management specialisation and may undertake additional study in the areas of corporate systems, IT professional services, enterprise architecture and systems, and information and knowledge management.

Course completion rules
  • Students are required to complete 144 credit points of units.
  • Students are required to complete the specified core units (96cp) 
  • Students must also complete four units (48cp) of electives from the list of approved elective units provided. NB:  If you have no BPM Background, you should complete IFN515 Fundamentals of BPM in your first semester

Requirements

Course code
IN23
CRICOS code
062622A
Campus
  • Gardens Point
Campus
  • Gardens Point
Duration
1.5 years full-time
3 years part-time
Duration
1.5 years full-time
Entry
February and July
Entry
February and July

Academic entry requirements

A completed recognised bachelor degree (or higher) in business or information technology with a minimum grade point average (GPA) score of 4.0 (on QUT's 7 point scale); or

A completed recognised bachelor degree (or higher) in any discipline with a minimum grade point average (GPA) score of 4.0 (on QUT's 7 point scale) and five (5) years industry experience in business, information technology or business process management.

 

Minimum academic requirements

A completed recognised bachelor degree in business or information technology with a minimum grade point average (GPA) score 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
Cambridge English Score
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT. 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 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.
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.

2021 fees

2021: $26,000 per year full-time (96 credit points)

2021 fees

2021: $36,000 per year full-time (96 credit points)

2020 fees

2020: $24,800 per year full-time (96 credit points)

2020 fees

2020: $34,700 per year full-time (96 credit points)

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