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Study for a Master of Business in Australia

University of Queensland Australia



Master of Business (MBus)

The Master of Business program is designed for current managers seeking formal qualifications and for those aspiring to middle/senior management in relevant industries. This program allows students to gain specialist knowledge in a chosen field and accelerate careers within particular businesses, or tourism and leisure management disciplines.

The Master of Business (Advanced) program allows students to complete a research component which provides a pathway to higher research or doctorate levels. Alternatively, students may complete two fields of interest or additional advanced electives in the MBus(Adv). Students broaden their general management and leadership skills.

The Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate of Business offer students alternative pathways to the Master of Business and Master of Business (Advanced) with specialisation in the fields of International Event Management; International Hotel Management; International Sport and Recreation Management; International Travel and Tourism Management (Stream A); or a General Business field (Stream B).

Prospective International Students:

Name: International Recruitment Manager

Online Enquiries (fast response): www.uq.edu.au/international/enquiry

Phone:

Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004

Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Email: study@uq.edu.au

All other queries:

Name: Stream A: School of Tourism or Stream B: School of Business (St Lucia)

Email: talm@uq.edu.au or postgrad_enquiries@business.uq.edu.au

Phone: (07) 3381 1010 or (07) 336 56475

Fees:

Average Semester Fee

Domestic full-fee places: $AUD 8480

International student fees: $AUD 9880

These are indicative semester fees based on a full-time enrolment of 8 units per semester. A student's actual tuition fee may vary in accordance with their choice of field of study or electives. The University reviews fees annually.

The Fees Calculator guides 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.

Closing date for Domestic Students:

Applications should be lodged through:

Stream A - School of Tourism, Level 4 General Purpose North Building, The University of Queensland QLD 4072; or

Stream B - School of Business, Level 2 Colin Clark Building, The University of Queensland QLD 4072, with closing dates of:

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the current year of enrolment.

To commence study in semester 2 - June 23 of the current year of enrolment.

Late applications may be considered.

Closing date for International Students:

Applications should be lodged through the International Education Directorate, The University of Queensland.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 15 of the previous year for Category 1 and 2 countries; October 15 of the previous year for Category 3 and 4 countries;

To commence study in semester 2 - May 15 of the same year for Category 1 and 2 countries; April 15 of the same year for Category 3 and 4 countries.

Please check your country's category with the Department of Immigration and Citizenship

Plans/Specialisations:

Studies may be undertaken in the following specialisations. Please click on the plan(s) that are of interest to you for more information.

Entrepreneurship

Human Resource Management

International Business

International Event Management

International Hotel Management

International Sport and Recreation Management

International Travel and Tourism Management

Marketing

Public Sector Management

Study Opportunities:

Graduates can progress to the Masters (Advanced) or Doctorate levels.

Program Requirements:

The total units and other specific requirements a student needs to take in order to receive this award. Program requirements should be read in conjunction with the Program rules and General Award Rules.

A student must undertake the program in a field in one of the following streams:

Stream A: International Event Management; International Hotel Management; International Sport and Recreation Management; International Travel and Tourism Management.

A student undertaking a field in Stream A is required to obtain #24 from the MBus List comprising -

#8 from Part A; and

#12 from one field of study in Part B; and

#4 of advanced elective courses at level 7 or higher. These elective courses may include Part C, must be approved by the Head of the School of Tourism, and must not be similar to any courses previously passed by the student.

Stream B: Entrepreneurship; Human Resource Management; International Business; Marketing; Public Sector Management.

A student undertaking a field in Stream B is required to obtain #24 from the MBus List comprising -

#8 from Part E; and

#12 from one field of study in Part F; and

#4 of elective courses from Part G, or other courses approved by the Head of the School of Business.

Refer to the MBus rules for further information. These rules should be read in conjunction with the General Award Rules.

Official Program List for the Master of Business:

The official list of courses to be studied by students enrolled in the Master of Business.

- Program List for the Master of Business

Program Rules for the Master of Business:

The official requirements of the Master of Business. The Rules should be read in conjunction with the Program Requirements and the Program List.

- Rules for the Master of Business

- See the University Rules

Employment Opportunities:

Suitable for those seeking senior management positions within the fields of entrepreneurship; human resource management; international business; international event management; international hotel management; international sport and recreation management; international travel and tourism management; marketing; or public sector management.

Jobs:

Based on specialisation:

Sales Manager, Marketing Manager, Convention and Exhibition Coordinator, Restaurant and Catering Manager, Public Relations Officer, Retail Buyer, Tourism Manager, Management Consultant, Exporter and Importer, Foreign Affairs and Trade Officer, Systems Manager, Trade Union Official, Food and Beverage Manager, Market Research Analyst, Marketing Officer, Marketing Service Manager, Public Servant, Sponsorship and Fundraising Officer, Employee Relations Officer, Personnel Manager, Product Manager, Recruitment Officer, Retail Manager, Sports Administrator, Sports Development Manager, Fundraising Coordinator, Travel Consultant, Hotel and Resort Manager, Recreation Policy Officer, Transport Administrator, Advertising Manager, Venue and Facilities Manager, Industrial Relations Officer, Information Systems Manager, Purchasing Officer, Business Systems Planner, Training Officer, Investment Adviser, Business Analyst, Advertising Specialist, Festival and Event Manager, Human Resources Officer,

For more information on job opportunities, please refer to the plans/specialisations above.

Professional Memberships:

Depending on the field of study, graduates of this degree may be eligible for membership with:

Academy of International Business

Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management

Australian and New Zealand Association of Leisure Studies

Australian and New Zealand International Business Academy

Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation

Australian Institute of Management (AIM)

Australian Institute of Travel and Tourism (AITT)

Australian Marketing Institute

Festivals and Events Association (FEA)

HCIMA Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism Management Professionals

Hotel Catering and Institutional Management Association

Market Research Society of Australia

Meetings and Events Australia (MEA)

Meetings Professionals International (MPI)

Sport Management Association for Australia and New Zealand



Postal Address

The University of Queensland

Brisbane QLD 4072 Australia

Phone Contacts

University Switchboard:

+61 7 3365 1111

(Mon-Fri 8.00 a.m. -5.00p.m.)

Campus Contacts

UQ Ipswich

+61 7 3381 1111

Web:

http: //www.uq.edu.au

UQ Gatton

+61 7 5460 1111

Web:

http: //www.uq.edu.au

The University of Queensland Homepage

Postal Address

The University of Queensland

Brisbane QLD 4072 Australia

Phone Contacts

University Switchboard:

+61 7 3365 1111

(Mon-Fri 8.00 a.m. -5.00p.m.)

Campus Contacts

UQ Ipswich

+61 7 3381 1111

Web:

 http: //www.uq.edu.au

UQ Gatton

+61 7 5460 1111

Web:

http: //www.uq.edu.au

 
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