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Master of Management (MMNT) - MMNT

This program is offered only to continuing students. No new admissions will be accepted. Students who are interested in this study area should contact us.

 External
Semester intake:No new admissions
Campus: 
Fees:Domestic full fee paying place
International full fee paying place
Standard duration:1 year full-time, up to 4 years part-time 
Program articulation:

From: Postgraduate Certificate in Business

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Current students

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Phone (from outside Australia): +61 7 4631 2285
Email usq.support@usq.edu.au

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Program aims

The general aims of this program are to:

  • provide graduates with an advanced understanding of contemporary management, marketing and leadership concepts, trends, theories and practices

  • provide graduates with a set of tools in order to conceptualise problems and develop solutions to management issues

  • assist graduates in clarifying their managerial career aspirations and to instil confidence in graduates to progress their career aspirations to the best of their capabilities

  • respond to and meet the demands of public and private sector organizations for management, marketing and leadership talents.


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Program objectives

On successful completion of the Master of Management, students will be able to:

  • demonstrate advanced understanding of the key theories and practices of managing for sustainability

  • display competence in areas relevant to management and marketing practice at middle to senior levels

  • apply their knowledge of current behavioural, policy and strategic issues in order to improve organisational efficiency and sustainability

  • use written communication skills to interact effectively with other people at all work levels

  • analyse developments in a chosen area of management, marketing or leadership and critically evaluate relationships between such developments and contemporary theory and practice

  • demonstrate a commitment to ongoing managerial development.


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Admission requirements

To be eligible for admission, applicants must satisfy the following requirements:


All students are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements.

If students do not meet the English language requirements they may apply to study a University-approved English language program. On successful completion of the English language program, students may be admitted to an award program.

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Program fees

Domestic full fee paying place

Domestic full fee paying places are funded entirely through the full fees paid by the student. Full fees vary depending on the courses that are taken. Students are able to calculate the fees for a particular course via the Course Fee Finder.

Domestic full fee paying students may be eligible to defer their fees through a Government loan called FEE-HELP provided they meet the residency and citizenship requirements.

Australian citizens, Permanent Humanitarian Visa holders, Permanent Resident visa holders and New Zealand citizens who will be resident outside Australia for the duration of their program pay full tuition fees and are not eligible for FEE-Help.

International full fee paying place

International students pay full fees. Full fees vary depending on the courses that are taken and whether they are studied on-campus, via distance education/online. Students are able to calculate the fees for a particular course via the Course Fee Finder.

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Program structure

Students must complete 8 courses as follows:

Area of study  Number of units 
4 core courses (compulsory)   4 units 
4 courses from one of the following specialisations:
  • Environmental Management and Sustainable Development (This specialisation has been discontinued)

  • Human Resource Management

  • Leadership

  • Marketing

  • Professional Studies

  • Sustainable Business

  • General


 
4 units 
Total  8 units 

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Program completion requirements

Students must maintain good standing in this program. Please refer to the Academic Standing, Progression and Exclusion Procedure.

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Required time limits

Students have a maximum of 4 years to complete this program.

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Core courses

The Master of Management comprises 4 core courses (compulsory):

Course  Semester of offer
Distance/Online 
Semester of offer
Toowoomba campus 
Semester of offer
Springfield campus 
MGT8002 Strategic Management  1, 2, 3 
MGT8032 International Management   
MGT8033 Leading Organisational Change  1, 2   
MKT8003 Services Sector Marketing and Management Studies     

Specific majors

In this section:

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Environmental Management and Sustainable Development specialisation

This specialisation has been discontinued and will not accept new enrolments from Semester 1, 2014.

Course  Semester of offer
Distance/Online 
Semester of offer
Toowoomba campus 
Semester of offer
Springfield campus 
ECO8010 Corporations and Sustainable Development (Formerly MGT8010).*       
ECO8011 Global Issues in Sustainability (Formerly MGT8011).     
ECO8012 Methods for Sustainable Development (Formerly MGT8012).     
POL8013 Environmental Politics and Policy (Formerly MGT8013).*       

Footnotes
*This course will not be offered from 2013.

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Human Resource Management specialisation

Course  Semester of offer
Distance/Online 
Semester of offer
Toowoomba campus 
Semester of offer
Springfield campus 
MGT8030 Performance Management and People Development     
MGT8031 Global Issues in Employment Relations     
MGT8034 Strategic Management of Human Resources and Innovation     
MBA8000 Applied Business Research and Ethics  1, 2 

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Leadership specialisation

Course  Semester of offer
Distance/Online 
Semester of offer
Toowoomba campus 
Semester of offer
Springfield campus 
MGT8037 Team Leadership     
MGT8038 Leadership Development     
MGT8039 Strategic Leadership     
MGT8040 Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Creativity     

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Marketing specialisation

Course  Semester of offer
Distance/Online 
Semester of offer
Toowoomba campus 
Semester of offer
Springfield campus 
MBA8000 Applied Business Research and Ethics  1, 2 
MKT8001 Buyer Behaviour     
MKT8002 International Marketing   
MKT8009 Integrated Marketing Communication*     

Footnotes
*MKT8009 Integrated Marketing Communication will not be offered in 2014. MGT8040 Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Creativity will be offered in place of MKT8009 in 2014.

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Professional Studies specialisation

Course  Semester of offer
Distance/Online 
Semester of offer
Toowoomba campus 
Semester of offer
Springfield campus 
Any 2 courses from one of the specialisations listed above  
BUS8101 Business Project A*  1, 2, 3     
BUS8102 Business Project B *  1, 2, 3     

Footnotes
*subject to approval of the Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts and availability of supervisor

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Sustainable Business specialisation

Course  Semester of offer
Distance/Online 
Semester of offer
Toowoomba campus 
Semester of offer
Springfield campus 
ECO8011 Global Issues in Sustainability     
ECO8012 Methods for Sustainable Development     
REN8101 Environment, Society and Sustainability     
Any other course from the Master of Management , Master of Business Administration or Master of Business.  

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Exit points

A student who chooses not to complete or who does not maintain good standing in this program may be permitted to exit with a Postgraduate Certificate in Business provided that they have successfully met the requirements of that program.

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Credit

Candidates for admission to the Master of Management may be eligible for a maximum of four units of credit on the basis of prior successful completion of relevant, equivalent postgraduate study from a recognised university or institution offering equivalent study. In order for a credit to be granted, the claim must meet the following specific requirements:

  • the course passed was taken at least at Masters or equivalent level

  • the course was passed within five years prior to the application (courses up to 10 years old may be considered if evidence is provided that the applicant has been employed in that field)

  • the course passed is equivalent in objectives, content and weightings to a course prescribed in the Master of Management course, or alternatively, the course is suitable as an elective.


Claims for credit should be submitted prior to or at the time of enrolment in a course. Each claim will be assessed on individual merit in line with USQ policy. Credit approved in this program will not automatically apply to other programs offered by USQ.

Note: Where credit is granted, maximum and minimum duration will be adjusted in the same proportion as credit, for example, where six units of credit is granted, maximum time will be three years and minimum duration will be two semesters.

Recommended enrolment pattern

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Recommended Enrolment Pattern

Students are able to enrol in any offered mode of a course (on-campus, external or online), regardless of the program mode of study they enrolled in.


CourseYear of program and semester
in which course is normally studied
Enrolment requirements
On-campus
(ONC)
External
(EXT)
Online
(ONL)
YearSemYearSemYearSem
Specialisation11
Specialisation11
MGT8033 Leading Organisational Change12
MKT8003 Services Sector Marketing and Management Studies12
MGT8002 Strategic Management13
MGT8032 International Management21
Specialisation21
Specialisation22