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The University of Queensland

Brisbane , Queensland ,Australia

Master of Business (MBus)

Hone your business skills, build specialist knowledge and accelerate your career to become a future business leader, ready to succeed in any field.

Our game-changing 32 unit master’s program over two-years (or part-time equivalent) is ideal if you aspire to a management role and want to grow your business acumen with specialist knowledge in an industry-relevant discipline. You'll find that each field of study will equip you with the required knowledge to jump-start or advance your career in your chosen profession, or provide a pathway to a higher degree.

At the Business School, you'll study the most up-to-date and relevant theory and have the chance to apply what you've learned through internships and industry projects, thanks to our well-established links with the business world.

You'll also discover why UQ has an outstanding reputation in research, well above the world standard, and how we believe in business that creates sustained and positive change. Our unique Community Engagement Program (CEP) allows you to build on and apply your skills working on community sector projects that benefit not-for-profit and charity organisations.

This program does not assume prior knowledge or training in the available fields of study. If you’ve studied in a related discipline, consider if each field of study will extend your expertise and support your career plans.

Program highlights

  • Study at a business school renowned for cutting-edge research, outstanding academic staff, an impressive depth of educational programs and close association with leading global organisations.
  • Learn from the most innovative business educators in Australia, who are at the forefront of academic knowledge and will challenge your thinking.
  • Receive comprehensive training in business fundamentals, including analysis and decision-making, accounting and finance, and professional communication.
  • Develop specialised understanding of business both in Australia and internationally by completing at least one hands-on field of study.

Fields of study
Tailor your studies to suit your goals. This program offers these options:

  • Advertising
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Systems
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • International Business
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Organisational Sustainability
  • Supply Chain Management

Campus Information

St Lucia

Situated on 114 hectares of Brisbane River-bound land, UQ’s main campus is a vibrant mix of majestic sandstone buildings and contemporary architecture, landscaped gardens and lakes. Fanning out from the heritage-listed Great Court, you’ll find modern teaching and research facilities, including laboratories, lecture theatres, and Queensland’s largest research library. The expansive grounds are also home to a variety of sporting facilities, museums, cafes, and those famous Jacaranda trees. The St Lucia campus is only seven kilometres from Brisbane’s city centre, making it an appealing place to study, work or visit.

Intakes

  • Feb
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 28

Application Process

Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Career possibilities
Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Depending on which field you choose, here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Creative director
  • Digital marketing manager
  • Campaign manager
  • Change manager
  • Client services manager
  • Business analyst
  • Startup founder
  • Change management consultant
  • Operations manager
  • Integrated supply planner

PSW Opportunity

2 years of Post-Study Work (PSW) rights to international students post completion of their respective Postgraduate.

 

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Prerequisites
Bachelor degree or equivalent in any discipline with a GPA of at least 4.5 on a 7 point scale; OR Graduate Certificate in Business from UQ or equivalent with a GPA of at least 4.5 on a 7 point scale.