Course and Subject Handbook 2014 Course Information Postgraduate Courses Master of Business Administration - Master of Conflict Management and Resolution – First half year intake

Master of Business Administration - Master of Conflict Management and Resolution – First half year intake

Course Code

100904

Version

5

Faculty

Law, Business and the Creative Arts

Notes

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

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

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

  • 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; or

Completion of one of the following from this university:

  • Graduate Certificate of Conflict Management and Resolution

  • Graduate Diploma of Conflict Management and Resolution

  • Graduate Certificate of Business Administration

  • Graduate Diploma of Business Administration

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

Applicants must have a minimum of at least five years academic and professional experience in a cognate discipline.

Special admission requirements

Nil

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

48 credit points as per course structure

Additional course rules

Nil

Additional completion requirements

Nil

Course Structure

Core Subjects

LB5212:03 Financial Foundations for Managers

LB5214:03 Current Business Issues or LB5228:03 The Changing Business Environment

LB5221:03 Indigenous and Ethnic Entrepreneurship or LB5222:03 Technopreneurship: the E entrepreneur or LB5234:03 Leading and Managing Organisational Change

LB5230:03 Managing Strategic Resources and Operations

LB5525:03 Conflict Analysis

LB5530:03 Conflict Resolution Processes

LB5531:03 Research and Writing in Conflict Management and Resolution

LB5533:03 Ethics and Reflective Practice in Conflict Management and Resolution

Options

Select 12 credit points of specified LB level 5 subjects:

LB5500:03 Negotiation

LB5501:03 Mediation

LB5514:03 Cross-Cultural Conflict Resolution

LB5515:03 Workplace Conflict Management

LB5516:03 Facilitation

LB5518:03 Advanced Mediation

LB5519:03 Family Dispute Resolution

LB5520:03 Conflict Management and Resolution Project

LB5521:03 Conflict, Reconciliation and Peace

LB5523:03 Research Project Part 1 of 2

LB5524:03 Research Project Part 2 of 2

LB5526:03 Conflict Management and Engagement

LB5527:03 Conflict Coaching

LB5528:03 Advanced Family Dispute Resolution

LB5529:03 Advanced Negotiation

LB5532:03 Topical Issues in Conflict Management and Resolution

PLUS

Select 6 credit points of specified level 5 subjects:

CO5119:03 Business Law

CO5124:03 Data Analysis and Decision Modelling

CP5603:03 Advanced E-Security

LB5202:03 Marketing Management

LB5203:03 Sustainable Enterprise

LB5205:03 People in Organisations

LB5209:03 Managing Globally

LB5229:03 Economics for a Sustainable World

LB5235:03 Practical or Research Project

PLUS

Select 6 credit points of any level 5 subjects.

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

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

2 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

8 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

24 credit points and not more than 12 credit points for either component of the joint degree.

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

Advanced standing shall not be granted for work experience or undergraduate studies.

Award Details

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 appropriate subjects, may be eligible for the award of one of:

  • Graduate Certificate of Business Administration

  • Graduate Certificate of Conflict Management and Resolution

  • Graduate Diploma of Business Administration

  • Graduate Diploma of Conflict Management and Resolution

  • Master of Business Administration

  • Master of Conflict Management and Resolution

Course articulation

Not applicable