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Master of Business Administration Specialisation Business Leadership

Master of Business Administration Specialisation Business Leadership (MBAD)
CRICOS: 066850A

Entry requirements
Study mode
  • Online
Campus
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Duration
  • 1.5 year(s) (or part-time equivalent)
Start date
  • February
  • July
  • November

Overview

  • Develop advanced analytical and process skills, helping you to understand and make critical decisions about change, and developing strategies to address such changes.
  • USQ’s Master of Business Administration (Business Leadership) will provide you with the professional frameworks necessary to execute successful business leadership practices. During your studies you will explore the complexities of strategic leadership, team leadership and how to become an adaptive and authentic leader within contemporary organisations. 
  • Key parts of the business leadership specialisation include corporate governance, ethical practices, strategic change and the application of leadership principles in practice.

Career outcomes

  • With the MBA, you will be qualified for a range of positions in public or private sectors both nationally and internationally. Your expertise in business leadership could see you heading up a high level team, or gaining management-level leadership positions across a variety of businesses.

Entry requirements

  • Australian university Bachelor degree in the area of business, or equivalent
    plus
  • a minimum of two years’ professional work experience, or equivalent.

English language requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Recognition of prior learning or work experience

If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

Pathways

If you don't meet the entry requirements, we have pathway options available to you.

Degree structure

To complete this degree students must complete 12 units. Most courses (similar to ‘subjects’) are valued at 1 unit. To study full-time you would usually complete 4 units per semester.

Courses to be studied Units
Core courses 8
Discipline or general specialisation 4
Total 12

Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

Fees and scholarships

Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this degree:

Study Mode Cost
External/Online

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 27040
On-campus

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 29840

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2020. 

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

Scholarships

At USQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

How to apply

Complete your online application directly to USQ.

CRICOS: 066850A

USQ accepts applications all year. Semester start dates are:

  • Semester 1, 2020 - Monday 24 February 2020
  • Semester 2, 2020 - Monday 13 July 2020
  • Semester 3, 2020 - Monday 16 November 2020.

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