Master of Business Administration [2-Year]

Advance your career in business with this flexible course tailored to suit your professional interests, whether in economics, marketing, international business or entrepreneurship. Learn alongside leading industry experts with opportunities for real-world learning and networking in domestic and international settings.

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for full-time employment Good Universities Guide 2023, PG Business

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for median graduate salary Good Universities Guide 2023, PG Business

#1 in Queensland

for student support Good Universities Guide 2023, PG Business


Online study is only available to off-shore students


  • Online: February, May, September
  • Townsville: February, May, September
  • Brisbane: February, May, September



+estimated annual tuition fee for a full-time study load

Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
Scholarships and financial aid available if eligible


2 years full-time

Part-time study available for online students

Entry Requirements

Completion of an AQF level 7 bachelor degree; or equivalent

English language requirements

Band 2

If your native language is not English, you must meet the minimum English language requirements for this course.



Course detail

Real stories

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    Eyal Azulay

    Master of Business Administration

    This course gives an opportunity for emerging and existing leaders to develop strategic leadership skills to achieve personal and organisational goals. The course’s various subjects challenge me to think differently and provide me with essential tools to improve my communication and collaboration.

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    Weiqing (Jacky) Ni

    Master of Business Administration

    Postgraduate studies in Business Administration is a wide-ranging and professional course, and the knowledge and skills gained can be applied to diverse global businesses. The most important part is the focus on critical thinking, which has given me the tools to keep learning throughout my whole career.

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    Vinola Rita Miranda

    Master of Business Administration

    When I saw JCU offered a Master of Business Administration degree where I could major in Conflict Management and Resolution I was excited as I've always wanted to be a conflict management practitioner and it complements my Bachelor of Law undergraduate degree.

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    Associate Professor Josephine Pryce

    Course Coordinator

    Studying Business Administration is an important step for managers aspiring to advance their careers in a competitive labour market or to promote their own businesses. It allows for development of management skills across areas, such as people, marketing, financials, operations, innovation, entrepreneurship, and change

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    Damian Scanlon

    Manager, MBA and Business Postgraduate Programs

    JCU’s MBA program focuses on students’ professional development by sharpening their critical thinking, encouraging a global outlook, embracing team work, and increasing their capacity to redesign in systems and sustainability terms. Graduates demonstrate practical leadership in complex, transdisciplinary environments.