Master of Business Administration

Course Code

24704

Version

8

Faculty

Law, Business and the Creative Arts

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

Completion of an appropriate undergraduate degree, equivalent to an Australian bachelor degree, from this or another university; or

Other qualifications recognised by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Law, Business and the Creative Arts as equivalent to the above; or

Completion of either the Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma of Business Administration 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

Nil

Special admission requirements

Nil

English Language Requirements

 

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

36 credit points as per course structure

Additional course rules

Nil

Additional completion requirements

Nil

Learning outcomes

Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Masters Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

Course Structure

Core (MBA Core)

LB5214:03  Current Business Issues

LB5215:03  Strategy and Leadership

LB5212:03  Financial Foundations for Managers

LB5201:03  Managing Business in a Global Context

Plus

LB5217:03  Community Project

or

LB5218:03  Business Plan

or

LB5213:03  Business and Industry Professional Internship

Options (MBA Outer Core)

Select 3 credit points from the specified list

LB5202:03  Marketing Management *

LB5205:03  People in Organisations #

LB5209:03  Managing Globally

CO5125:03  Economics for Managers

CP5603:03  Advanced E-Security

LB5203:03  Sustainable Enterprise ^

CO5119:03  Business Law

CO5124:03  Data Analysis and Decision Modelling !!

LB5210:03  Independent Studies

*-This subject is compulsory for students selecting the MBA Marketing Major

#-This subject is compulsory for students selecting the MBA Human Resource Management Major

^-This subject is compulsory for students selecting the MBA International Tourism Major

!!-This subject is compulsory for students selecting the MBA Managerial Accounting Major

PLUS

Select 6 credit points of any level 5 subjects

PLUS

Select a major from the list below

Majors

Type of major

Mandatory

Single

Credit points in major

12 credit points

Special requirements

Nil

MAJOR

AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Managerial Accounting

Brisbane

Cairns

Singapore

Townsville

 

Dispute Resolution

Townsville

 

General

Brisbane

Cairns

Singapore

Townsville

 

Human Resource Management

Brisbane

Singapore

Townsville

 

International Tourism

Townsville

 

Marketing

Brisbane

Cairns

Singapore

 

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Townsville

 

Cairns

 

Brisbane

 

Singapore

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

18 months full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

6 years

Maximum leave of absence

1 year

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

Nil

Accreditation requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

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.

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

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.

Maximum allowed

18 credit points, unless part of an approved articulation process

Currency

Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 4 years prior to the commencement of this course.

Expiry

Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 10 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed the course of study prescribed for the degree.

Other restrictions

Candidates who are granted advanced standing for the Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma of Business Administration will be required to surrender that award prior to graduating with the Master of Business Administration. Advanced standing will not be granted for work experience or undergraduate studies.

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

All Majors except General will appear on the testamur

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 either the Graduate Certificate or the Graduate Diploma of Business Administration.

Course articulation

Not applicable