Master of Business Administration - Master of Conflict and Dispute Resolution
Administration and Availability Information
Law, Business and the Creative Arts
Completion of an appropriate undergraduate degree, equivalent to an Australian bachelor degree, or a graduate diploma from this or another university; or
Other qualifications or practical experienced recognised by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Law, Business and the Creative Arts as equivalent to the above; or
Completion of one of the following from this university:
Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Guidelines for Masters degrees.
Additional selection requirements
Applicants must have a minimum of at least five years academic and professional experience in a cognate discipline.
Special admission requirements
Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements
Students of non English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System. An IELTS score of 6.0 with no component lower than 5.5 is required (Band 1 at JCU). Students scoring below this may be offered up to six months intensive language training prior to admission to the course.
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
48 credit points as per course structure
Additional course rules
Additional completion requirements
Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Masters Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
LB5214:03 Current Business Issues
LB5215:03 Strategy and Leadership
LB5212:03 Financial Foundations for Managers
LB5201:03 Managing Business in a Global Context
LB5522:03 Negotiation Theory and Practice
LB5217:03 Community Project
LB5218:03 Business Plan
LB5213:03 Business and Industry-Professional internship
Select 18 credit points of LB55_ _ subjects or any other level 5 subjects, up to a maximum of 6 credit points, considered complementary to the program on the recommendation of the Head of School of Law and subject to approval of the Faculty Pro Vice-Chancellor.
Indigenous and Cross-Cultural Dispute Resolution
Workplace Dispute Resolution
Public Interest and Multi-Party Disputes
Commercial Dispute Resolution
Family and Interpersonal Dispute Resolution
Conflict, Reconciliation and Peace
Negotiation Theory and Practice
Research Project Part 1 of 2
Research Project Part 2 of 2
Conflict and Dispute Analysis
Conflict Management and Transformation
Select 3 credit points from the MBA Outer Core
MBA Outer Core
LB5202:03 Marketing Management
LB5203:03 Sustainable Enterprise
LB5205:03 People in Organisations
LB5209:03 Managing Globally
CO5125:03 Economics for Managers
CP5603:03 Advanced E-Security
CO5119:03 Business Law
CO5124:03 Data Analysis and Decision Modelling
LB5210:03 Independent Studies
6 credit points from the MBA Outer Core or from any MBA majors or from any level 5 subjects.
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Expected time to complete
2 years full-time or equivalent part-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Special assessment requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
A candidate who has failed the final subject towards the degree and who gained 40% or more of the marks for that subject may be granted a supplementary examination in that subject.
Candidates may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy associated procedures.
24 credit points and not more than 12 credit points for either component of the joint degree.
Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 4 years prior to the commencement of this course.
Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 12 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed the course.
Advanced standing shall not be granted for work experience or undergraduate studies.
A maximum of 12 credit points may be granted towards either the Master of Business Administration or the Master of Conflict and Dispute Resolution.
Candidates who are granted advanced standing for one of:
will be required to surrender that award prior to graduating with the joint degree.
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable - this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award
Candidates who exit the course prior to completion, and have completed the relevant number of credit points and appropriate subjects, may be eligible for the award of one of: