Business savvy and ready to up the ante on your management career?
Our Master of Business Administration offers individuals who aspire to senior management and executive roles, the chance to develop high-level competencies relevant to the effective administration of a variety of enterprises.
Our course content covers all aspects of management, including managing people, finance, marketing, economics and strategic processes and your studies will culminate in the completion of a BGL research project. It will also arm you with the skills you need to succeed in increasingly complex business environments, including in international trade or public admin areas and the business savvy to negotiate your way through various legal, industrial and cultural boundaries.
Study a Master of Business Administration at UC and you will:
- formulate a marketing strategy, with particular emphasis on the development of product, distribution, promotion, pricing strategies and tactics
- understand and apply the basic techniques of corporate finance
- demonstrate an understanding of the broad body of knowledge inherent in the process of strategic management
- compare and contrast different forms of entrepreneurial theory and thinking in its role for idea and business development in the global economy
- demonstrate a critical understanding of fundamental economic theories and concepts and how to apply them in practical business situations
Work integrated learning
In this course, you will undertake a specialised research project as part of the Faculty of Business, Government & Law’s commitment to supporting work integrated learning, which will enhance your employability and ensure you’re armed with the right mix of skills and knowledge to take a super-confident leap into your future career.
A range of career opportunities exist for Master of Business Administration graduates, including as a:
- Marketing manager
- HR specialist
- Health services manager
- Financial manager
- IT Director
Course specific information
Students must have a Bachelor qualification, or equivalent, in a related or unrelated field as well as three year’s work experience OR a Bachelor qualification or equivalent, in an unrelated field as well as a Graduate Certificate in Business or higher.
Required - Must pass 27 credit points as follows
- 6234 - Economics for Managers G - 3 cp, Level G
- 6261 - Marketing G - 3 cp, Level G
- 7776 - Managing Change and Innovation PG - 3 cp, Level P
- 9501 - Financial Management G - 3 cp, Level G
- 9504 - BGL Research Project PG - 3 cp, Level P
- 9505 - Research Methods PG - 3 cp, Level P
- 9511 - Strategic Management and Policy Development PG - 3 cp, Level P
- 9582 - Institutions of Law and Government G - 3 cp, Level G
- 9691 - Entrepreneurship PG - 3 cp, Level P
Or PG Level units within the other management postgraduate courses subject to Course Convener approval.
- 6224 - Business Finance PG - 3 cp, Level P
Applicants must have a bachelor qualification, or equivalent, in a related field OR Bachelor qualification, or equivalent, in an unrelated field AND three years' work experience OR Bachelor qualification, or equivalent, in an unrelated field AND Graduate Certificate in Business or higher.
English Language Requirements
Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0
Course Learning Outcomes
|Course Objectives||Graduate Qualities|
Graduates of this course will have a broad and coherent theoretical and technical knowledge in a range of core areas of business management, such as marketing, accounting, economics, research methods, strategic management, innovation and IT, and the impact of law and institutions on business managers.
Graduates will have well developed cognitive, technical and communication skills. They will be able to analyse complex problems in a range of disciplines and select appropriate methods and technologies when developing solutions and recommendations. They will be able to work with limited information, evaluate gaps in information and have the research skills required to find required information. They will have strong communication skills and will be able to transmit their knowledge, skills and ideas using a variety of communication styles, as would be expected by audiences from technical or non-technical backgrounds.
Graduates will apply their knowledge and skills to produce well developed advice and arguments. This will indicate graduates have developed and exercised judgement in the application of theories and rules when solving a variety of problems. Graduates will also demonstrate personal responsibility through their self-directed learning and team building.
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Cost & Fees
The fees detailed are the annual fee rates for the course. The annual rate is the fee that applies to standard full-time enrolment, which is 24 credit points. The final fee charged is based on the proportion of 24 credit points in which a student enrols. Students enrolled in a Commonwealth Support Place (CSP) are required to make a contribution towards the cost of their education, which is set by the Commonwealth Government. Information on Commonwealth Supported Places, HECS-HELP and how fees are calculated can be found here.
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Last updated October 4, 2017