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 business process management, process analytics, process automation, enterprise systems, IT consulting, enterprise architecture, and information management with business processes. 
  • Prepares you for a career as a business process management consultant, senior business analyst, data and process scientist, senior process intelligence consultant, enterprise architect, process automation specialist, digital transformation strategist or chief information officer.
  • 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 business process management, process analytics, process automation, enterprise systems, IT consulting, enterprise architecture, and information management with business processes. 
  • Prepares you for a career as a business process management consultant, senior business analyst, data and process scientist, senior process intelligence consultant, enterprise architect, process automation specialist, digital transformation strategist or chief information officer.
  • Complete in 1.5 years full-time or 3 years part-time.

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Why choose this course?

Business Process Management (BPM) is a set of structured methods and technologies for increasing the operational excellence 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, process redesign, process automation, process-oriented data mining and process innovation. 

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 professional BPM positions. 

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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 also examines business-IT alignment issues through appropriate theory and skill development and provides career enhancement opportunities into senior governance roles. 
 
You will study specialist units in Business Process Management and may undertake additional studies in the areas of data analytics, IT governance, enterprise architecture and systems, and analysis. 

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
  • Change Manager
  • Chief Process Officer
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Chief Transformational Officer
  • Data Analyst
  • Enterprise architect
  • IT project manager
  • Process Automation Consultant
  • Program Leader

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
Delivery
  • Gardens Point
Delivery
  • 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

Entry Requirements

1.5 year program

You must have a recognised bachelor degree (or higher qualification) in business or information technology with a minimum grade point average (GPA) score of 4.00 (on QUT's 7 point scale).

1 year program

You must have:

  • A recognised bachelor honours degree in business or information technology with a minimum grade point average of 4.00 (on QUT’s 7 point scale); or
  • A recognised graduate diploma (or higher) in business or information technology with a minimum grade point average of 4.00 (on QUT’s 7 point scale); or
  • A recognised bachelor degree in business or information technology plus graduate certificate in business or information technology each with a minimum grade point average (GPA) score of 4.00 (on QUT's 7 point scale); or
  • Completed QUT's Graduate Certificate in Business Process Management with a minimum grade point average of 4.00.

Advanced Standing

If you are 1 year entrant, you will automatically receive 48 credit points of advanced standing upon offer.

For more information please visit QUT - Advanced standing and for:

  • Institution name - enter "Any recognised tertiary institution' as institution name and
  • QUT course or unit - enter "IN23 Master of Business Process Management" 

to view the advanced standing you will be granted.

If you have completed the QUT Graduate Certificate in Business Process Management within the last 7 years you will instead be credited all of the units you passed in the course.

 

Minimum academic requirements

1.5 year program

A completed recognised bachelor degree in business or information technology with a minimum grade point average (GPA) score of 4.00 (on QUT's 7 point scale).

1 year program

A completed Australian honours bachelor degree in information technology or business with a minimum grade point average of 4.00 (on QUT's 7 point scale); or

A completed recognised graduate diploma in information technology or business with a minimum grade point average of 4.00 (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. Tests must be taken no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement.

English Test Overall Listening Reading Writing Speaking
PTE Academic/PTE Academic Online 58 50 50 50 50
Cambridge English Score
You must share your results with QUT through the Candidate Results Online website.
176 169 169 169 169
IELTS Academic / IELTS Online 6.5 6 6 6 6
TOEFL iBT / Home / Paper 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.

Fees

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

2023 fees

2023: To Be Announced

2023 fees

2023: To Be Announced

2022 fees

2022: $26,200 per year full-time (96 credit points)

2022 fees

2022: $34,600 per year full-time (96 credit points)

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