Course and Subject Handbook 2014 Course Information Postgraduate Courses Master of Business Administration – First half year intakes

Master of Business Administration – First half year intakes

Year

2014

Course Code

24704

Version

10

Faculty

Law, Business and the Creative Arts

Notes

This course is changing structure in mid-2014. This course information is for the following students:

  • Brisbane students commencing in 2014 in the first trimester intake

  • Cairns and Townsville students commencing in 2014 in the first half year intake

  • Singapore students commencing in 2014 in the first, second or third trimester intakes

The following students should refer to the other document for their course information:

  • Brisbane students commencing in 2014 in the second or third trimester intakes

  • Cairns and Townsville students commencing in 2014 in the second half year intake

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

Completion of an AQF level 7 bachelor degree from this or another university; or

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

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 (IELTS).  The IELTS score required for admission to this course can be found in Schedule I of the JCU Admissions policy.

Additional selection requirements

Nil

Special admission requirements

Nil

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

36 credit points as per course structure

Additional course rules

Nil

Additional completion requirements

Nil

Course Structure

Core Subjects

LB5201:03 Managing Business in a Global Context

LB5212:03 Accounting and Finance for Managers

LB5214:03 Current Business Issues

LB5215:03 Strategy and Leadership

LB5217:03 Community Project: Application of Strategy or LB5218:03 Business Plan: Application of Strategy or LB5213:03 Strategy and Industry – Professional Internship

Options

Select 3 credit points from the specified list

CO5119:03 Business Law

CO5124:03 Data Analysis and Decision Modelling !!

CO5125:03 Economics for Managers

CP5603:03 Advanced E-Security

LB5202:03 Marketing Management *

LB5205:03 People in Organisations #

LB5209:03 Managing Globally

LB5203:03 Sustainable Enterprise ^

LB5210:03 Independent Studies

LB5500:03 Negotiation ***

* -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

*** This subject is compulsory for students selecting the MBA Dispute Resolution Major

PLUS

Select 6 credit points of any level 5 subjects

PLUS

Select a major or no specified major

No specified major

Options

Select 3 credit points from the specified list

CO5119:03 Business Law

CO5124:03 Data Analysis and Decision Modelling

CO5125:03 Economics for Managers

CP5603:03 Advanced E-Security

LB5202:03 Marketing Management

LB5205:03 People in Organisations

LB5209:03 Managing Globally

LB5203:03 Sustainable Enterprise

LB5210:03 Independent Studies

LB5210:03 Independent Studies

Plus

Select 9 credit points from the specified list

CO5103:03 Management Accounting

CO5117:03 Introduction to Accounting

CO5119:03 Business Law

CO5124:03 Data Analysis and Decision Modelling

CO5125:03 Economics for Managers

CO5126:03 Strategic Performance Management

CP5603:03 Advanced E-Security

LB5202:03 Marketing Management

LB5203:03 Sustainable Enterprise

LB5205:03 People in Organisations

LB5207:03 Managing Entrepreneurial Enterprises

LB5209:03 Managing Globally

LB5210:03 Independent Studies

LB5301:03 Global Marketing

LB5302:03 Strategic Brand Management

LB5500:03 Negotiation

LB5525:03 Conflict Analysis

LB5522:03 Negotiation Theory and Practice

LB5303:03 Cross-Cultural Management

LB5304:03 Contemporary Issues in Human Resource Management

LB5305:03 Employment Relations

TO5005:03 Managing Tourism in Protected Areas

TO5103:03 Global Destination Competitiveness

TO5104:03 Tourist Management Strategies

Majors

Type of major

Optional

Single

Credit points in major

12 credit points

Special requirements

Nil

MAJOR

AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Creativity and Innovation

Townsville (Not offered 2014)

 

Conflict Management and Resolution

Townsville

 

Human Resource Management

Townsville (Suspended 2014 - 2016)

Brisbane (Suspended 2014 - 2016)

Singapore (Suspended 2014 - 2016)

 

International Tourism

Townsville (Available first half year only

Suspended June 2014 – 2016))

 

Managerial Accounting

Brisbane (Available first half year only)

Cairns (Available first half year only)

Singapore (Suspended 31/12/2014 – 31/12/2016)

Townsville (Available first half year only)

 

Marketing

Cairns (Not offered 2014)

Brisbane (Available first half year only)

Singapore (Suspended 31/12/2014 – 31/12/2016)

 

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Brisbane

This course information is for Brisbane students commencing in 2014 in the first trimester intake only

Brisbane students commencing in 2014 in the second or third trimester intakes should refer to the OTHER DOCUMENT for their course information

Cairns

This course information is for Cairns students commencing in 2014 in the first half year intake only

Cairns students commencing in 2014 in the second half year intake should refer to the OTHER DOCUMENT for their course information

Singapore

This course information is for Singapore students commencing in 2014

Townsville

This course information is for Townsville students commencing in 2014 in the first half year intake only

Townsville students commencing in 2014 in the second half year intake should refer to the OTHER DOCUMENT for their course information

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 a single subject towards the award in their final teaching period and who gained 40% or more of the marks for that subject may be granted a supplementary examination in that subject. However if that subject is required for accreditation, then the criteria specified by that accreditation will apply.

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Candidates may apply for exemption for previous tertiary study where appropriate 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 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.

Other restrictions

Nil

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

All Majors 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 of Business Administration or the Graduate Diploma of Business Administration.

Course articulation

Not applicable