Duration

1 Year full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2015

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

24

Faculty

Business, Economics & Law

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Business Administration.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from UQ or equivalent with a GPA of at least 4.50 on a 7 point scale; OR Bachelor's degree or equivalent with a GPA of at least 4.50 on a 7 point scale, plus four years full-time work experience post-graduation including at least two of the four years full-time work experience gained while working in a dedicated supervisory/management role as approved by the executive dean.

International applicants must complete the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) with a minimum score of 550.

AQF level

AQF level 9

Fees for Australian students

Domestic full-fee place 2015:

Indicative annual fee 2015: AUD$ 52320

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

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Closing Date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

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Enquiries for Australian students

UQ Business School

Email: mba@business.uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3346 8100

Duration

1 Year full-time

Commencing 2015

Semester 1

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

24

Faculty

Business, Economics & Law

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Business Administration.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from UQ or equivalent with a GPA of at least 4.50 on a 7 point scale; OR Bachelor's degree or equivalent with a GPA of at least 4.50 on a 7 point scale, plus four years full-time work experience post-graduation including at least two of the four years full-time work experience gained while working in a dedicated supervisory/management role as approved by the executive dean.

International applicants must complete the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) with a minimum score of 550.

CRICOS Code: 060533G

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

AQF level

AQF level 9

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 63600

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through UQ International.

Closing Date

To commence study in Semester 1 - October 31 of the previous year.

This program is eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing.

How to apply

Enquiries for International students

UQ Business School

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 7 3346 8100
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Online Enquiries: www.uq.edu.au/international/enquiry

Why study the Master of Business Administration?

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a Masters-level general business degree which will equip you with the sophisticated skills and knowledge required to become a successful business leader.

UQ Business School's MBA program is ranked as one of the leading MBAs worldwide and number one in the Asia Pacific region. Its unique features help to set it apart from other MBA programs and provide added value to students.

UQ Business School's Leadership Capability Framework provides visible evidence of your progress. There is also the chance to put your leadership skills into practice while working with community organisations, to collaborate with the renowned Wharton School on an international consultancy project and explore new markets on an MBA immersion tour.

UQ Business School's reputation for research and its strong links with industry ensure fresh and relevant content, while the flexible study options allow you to fit in your learning alongside your lifestyle and work commitments.

The Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate offer students alternative pathways to the Master of Business Administration.

The MBA, GDipBA, GCBA full-time program commences early to mid January.

What you can study

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Business Administration.

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from UQ or equivalent with a GPA of at least 4.50 on a 7 point scale; OR Bachelor's degree or equivalent with a GPA of at least 4.50 on a 7 point scale, plus four years full-time work experience post-graduation including at least two of the four years full-time work experience gained while working in a dedicated supervisory/management role as approved by the executive dean.

International applicants must complete the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) with a minimum score of 550.

Additional application information

The following supporting documentation is required for all applications. Please ensure that you have included ALL required documentation when you submit your application.

  • Official transcripts of previous studies.
  • Evidence of work experience including details of management experience in the form of a CV. Please ensure that your CV includes your full work history, and outlines the major activities you undertake on a daily basis.
  • Two written references that are work related. Your referees need to substantiate the nature of your work and the managerial duties you currently perform. They should verify details including but not limited to: managing a team of people, managing client accounts, the managerial components of any major projects you have been directly responsible for, and/or financial delegations for which you are directly responsible. All references must be to the satisfaction of the MBA Director
  • Evidence of residency status.
  • Permanent residents will be required to sit an IELTS and/or GMAT test if their prior studies were taught in an institution where English was not the language of instruction.

Apply online

Apply online to the Master of Business Administration .

Closing date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from UQ or equivalent with a GPA of at least 4.50 on a 7 point scale; OR Bachelor's degree or equivalent with a GPA of at least 4.50 on a 7 point scale, plus four years full-time work experience post-graduation including at least two of the four years full-time work experience gained while working in a dedicated supervisory/management role as approved by the executive dean.

International applicants must complete the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) with a minimum score of 550.

Additional application requirements

The following supporting documentation is required for all applications. Please ensure that you have included ALL required documentation when you submit your application.

  • Official transcripts of previous studies.
  • Evidence of work experience including details of management experience in the form of a CV. Please ensure that your CV includes your full work history, and outlines the major activities you undertake on a daily basis.
  • Two written references that are work related. Your referees need to substantiate the nature of your work and the managerial duties you currently perform. They should verify details including but not limited to: managing a team of people, managing client accounts, the managerial components of any major projects you have been directly responsible for, and/or financial delegations for which you are directly responsible. All references must be to the satisfaction of the MBA Director.
  • Evidence of residency status.

International applicants must complete the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) with a minimum score of 550. Details for the GMAT can be found at the following web address: www.mba.com/global.

A student may be required to pass a qualifying examination in basic computing, written communication and basic mathematics and statistics before enrolment is approved.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 060533G

International students must undertake this program on campus at UQ on a full time basis to be eligible to apply for an Australian student visa. Please contact UQ International.

Click here for more information on applying for a visa.

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through UQ International.

Click here for application procedures for International students.

Closing date

To commence study in Semester 1 - October 31 of the previous year.

This program is eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing.

Please check your country's category with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Domestic full-fee place 2015:

Indicative annual fee 2015: AUD$ 52320

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Students' actual annual fees may vary in accordance with their choices of majors and electives and whether they study in Summer Semester. The University reviews fees annually.

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 63600

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007 the indexation rate has remained at or less than 4%.

To calculate the fees for any program, you will first need to choose the courses you wish to complete. To see all courses available please refer to the course list.

Fees calculator

Select the Fees Calculator to guide you through a series of options allowing you to select details of courses you are interested in studying to estimate your fees for a semester.

Fee rules

View the 2015 Fee Rules.

What you can do with a Master of Business Administration

Careers

Graduates can expect to find increased employment opportunities in middle to high level management or consultancy in business including mid to large sized corporations or government agencies.

While this degree may be accredited by an official industry accreditation body in Australia, completion of the degree may not result in graduates receiving automatic accreditation. Please contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Master of Business Administration

To complete the Master of Business Administration, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

A student is required to obtain #24 from the MBA List comprising -

  • #2 from Part A; and
  • #20 from Part B; and
  • #2 from Part C.

Refer to the MBA rules for further information.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Business Administration.

Program Rules for the Master of Business Administration

Early exit points

Based upon course selection, students may be able to exit this award with the: