Master of Business Administration – Second half year intakes
Law, Business and the Creative Arts
This course is changing structure in mid-2014. This course information is for the following students:
The following students should refer to the other document for their course information:
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
Special admission requirements
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
48 credit points as per course structure
Additional course rules
Additional completion requirements
Course learning outcomes
JCU graduates are committed to lifelong learning, intellectual development, and to the display of exemplary personal, professional and ethical standards. They have a sense of their place in the tropics and are charged with professional, community, and environmental responsibility. JCU graduates appreciate the need to embrace and be acquainted with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples of Australia. They are committed to reconciliation, diversity and sustainability. They exhibit a willingness to lead and to contribute to the intellectual, environmental, cultural, economic and social challenges of regional, national, and international communities of the tropics.
On successful completion of the Master of Business Adminstration, JCU graduates will be able to:
LB5202:03 Marketing Management
LB5205:03 People in Organisations
LB5212:03 Accounting and Finance for Managers
LB5236:03 Comparative Global Business Systems
LB5228:03 The Changing Business Environment
LB5229:03 Economics for a Sustainable World
LB5230:03 Managing Strategic Resources and Operations
LB5231:03 Corporate Responsibility and Governance
LB5232:03 Marketing, Customer Engagement, Social Media and Marketing
LB5233:03 Strategic and Responsible Innovation Management
LB5234:03 Leading and Managing Organisational Change
LB5235:03 Practical or Research Project
Select a major or no specified major
No specified major
Select 6 credit points of any level 5 subjects
Type of major
Credit points in major
12 credit points
Not available in Singapore until 01/01/2015
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
This course information is for Brisbane students commencing in 2014 in the second or third trimester intake only
Brisbane students commencing in 2014 in the first trimester intakes should refer to the OTHER DOCUMENT for their course information
This course information is for Cairns students commencing in 2014 in the second half year intake only
Cairns students commencing in 2014 in the first half year intake should refer to the OTHER DOCUMENT for their course information
This course information is for Singapore students commencing in 2015
This course information is for Townsville students commencing in 2014 in the second half year intake only
Townsville students commencing in 2014 in the first half year intake should refer to the OTHER DOCUMENT for their course information
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 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.
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.
Advanced standing will be granted for the following:
NB Where employment experience without qualifications, as set out below, is used to meet entry requirements, that experience will not also be used to give advanced standing.
*Cognate disciplines: Accounting and Finance, Marketing, Management, Commerce, HRM, Economics, Tourism and Hospitality or other disciplines where students will have completed study relating to organisational behaviour, business, strategy, marketing, economics, communication and people management.
**Employment experience: Applicants must have a minimum of 4 years full-time equivalent professional work experience in a management, leadership or supervisory level in a business environment or be eligible for a member grade status of a relevant professional organisation. Students will have demonstrable effective management experience relating to organisational behaviour, business, strategy, marketing, economics, communication and people management.
24 credit points
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.
Students who enter the program via a pathway granting 24 credit points advanced standing will not be entitled to undertake a major, or must elect not to receive the 12 credit points advanced standing equivalent to the elective subjects.
Advanced standing will not be granted for undergraduate studies or for work experience that is used to gain admission to the course.
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 to receive one of the following awards: