Master of Business and Innovation (Crisis Management)
- Semester 1 (February)
- Semester 2 (July)
- Semester 3 (November)
- 12 units
- 1.5 years or part-time equivalent
Program Information Set
Extend your communication management skills
USQ’s Master of Business and Innovation (Crisis Management) will extend your expertise in the area of crisis communication. Throughout this specialisation, you will gain further understanding in community engagement, environmental surveillance, crisis management planning and social media.
You will graduate with a greater understanding of emerging trends, how to influence consumers and governments and engagement through crisis management techniques.As part of your degree, you will be able to choose a second specialisation that can compliment your career ambitions.
- Big Data and Visualisation
- Digital Transformation
- Enterprise Leadership
- International Business
- Professional Communication
- Sustainable Business
The third component of your studies will be a research project which will expand your knowledge in innovative business and entrepreneurship. Choose either an Applied Research or embark on Advanced Research.
The Applied Research has a practical emphasis on innovative and creative approaches to current issues in the business environment. You can use your own experiences as a backdrop to your studies and develop a research project based on your current workplace.
The Advanced Research specialisation will allow you to gain an in-depth understanding of your business interests. Using research methods, you will explore different approaches to business and entrepreneur problems solving. This specialisation also offers a research based pathway into a PhD.This degree emphasises collaboration with other specialisations to prepare you for decision making in the future - ensuring you are well equipped for this era of innovation.
You'll graduate with advanced knowledge on emerging trends, influencing consumers and governments, and engagement through successful crisis-management techniques.
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (8 units) in this program are:
|Domestic full fee paying||AUD 22430|
Loan to help you pay your fees
You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.
You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
- A bachelors degree or equivalent in a business-related discipline
English Language Requirements
You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program 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.
How to apply
Applying directly to USQ:
- Semester 1, 2018 - applications close Monday 19 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 26 February 2018.
- Semester 2, 2018 – applications close Monday 2 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 16 July 2018.
- Semester 3, 2018 - applications close Monday 5 November, with semester 3 commencing on Monday 19 November 2018.