CL21 - Master of Business Management

Overview

Course Overview

The Master of Business Management is an innovative degree designed for those who want to become leaders and managers in different industries. The course is designed for professionals of any field to undertake study in business management.

The course is a discipline-based degree with core units covering, Applied Business Research, Accounting, Finance, Human Resource Management, Marketing, and Business Communication. You may select a specialisation in Marketing, International Business, Sustainable Tourism or Social Innovation. In addition, you will have the opportunity to select elective units, and these could include an Internship with an organisation of your choice. You will learn to apply the skills in a range of corporate and 'not for profit' organisations.

The course will enable professionals in business or other careers to attain advanced skills, knowledge and attributes required by employers in the workplace. The combination of face to face and online delivery with group discussions, and examination of workplace case studies, will enhance learning and achievement of key skills needed in professional careers. The diverse profile of students will further enable collaboration with peers beyond postgraduate study.

Career Information

The Master of Business Management provides specialist management education and training that will enable students to operate as a manager in the international and domestic business spheres. This course combines a comprehensive range of management units with opportunities to choose electives from other fields of interest.

Course Details
Duration 2 years full-time or 4 years part-time
Credit Points that Must be Earned 96
Number of Units Required CQUniversity uses the concept of credits to express the amount of study required for a particular course and individual units. The number of units varies between courses. Units in postgraduate courses normally consist of 6 points of credit or multiples thereof (e.g. 12, 18, 24).
Expected Hours of Study One point of credit is equivalent to an expectation of approximately two hours of student work per week in a term.
Course Type Postgraduate Award
Qualification (post nominal) MBM
AQF Level Level 9: Masters Degree (Coursework)

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
  • SYD - 095946G
  • MEL - 095946G
  • BNE - 095946G
  • CNS - 095946G
  • PER - 095946G
  • TVL - 095946G
Where and when can I start?
Units offered internally at the below campuses may be delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching.
Units offered via MIX mode are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools, placements and/or work integrated learning. See Course Features tab for further information. Online units are delivered using online resources only.
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The following tables list the courses availabilities by location and term. Directing your pointer over your preferred location will provide further information if this course is not available for the full duration. Please be sure to also check individual unit availability by location and term prior to enrolling.

Domestic Availability

Term 3 - 2019

Brisbane
Melbourne
Online
Sydney

Term 2 - 2019

Brisbane
Melbourne
Online
Sydney

Term 1 - 2019

Brisbane
Melbourne
Online
Sydney

Term 3 - 2018

Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 2 - 2018

Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 1 - 2018

Brisbane
Cairns
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney
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International Availability

Term 3 - 2019

Brisbane
Melbourne
Online
Sydney

Term 2 - 2019

Brisbane
Melbourne
Online
Sydney

Term 1 - 2019

Brisbane
Melbourne
Online
Sydney

Term 3 - 2018

Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 2 - 2018

Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 1 - 2018

Brisbane
Cairns
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney
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For any problems regarding admissions availability for the selected course please contact 13 CQUni (13 27 86) or send us an email at http://contactus.cqu.edu.au/
What do I need to start?
Entry Requirements

A 3 year Australian Bachelor degree or equivalent qualifications in any discipline from a recognised tertiary institution, or a CQUniversity Graduate Certificate in Management.

International Students or domestic students born outside of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, UK, Ireland, South Africa or USA must meet English Language Proficiency requirements. Minimum scores required are:

• IELTS (Academic) score of at least 6.0 (with no band score less than 5.5), or

• TOEFL overall score of 75 with no score less than 17, or

• Pearson Test of English Academic overall score of 54 with no score less than 46, or

• Cambridge English Advanced overall test score of 169 (with no individual band score of less than 154).

English test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date and the date of commencement of study.

The above are minimum entry requirements.

The following applicants may be eligible for a shorter course duration:

Course Duration (1.5 Year – 12 units)

• Applicants with a recognised Bachelor degree in a related discipline.

• Applicants with a recognised Bachelor degree and a minimum of 3 year post graduation fulltime relevant work experience.

Course Duration (1 Year – 8 units)

• Applicants with Honours or postgraduate qualifications in a related discipline.

• Applicants with a recognised Bachelor degree and a minimum of 5 year post graduation fulltime relevant work experience.

NOTE:

Related discipline for this course is a major sequence of study in management/business/commerce, as determined appropriate by the Head of Course.

Relevant work experience refers to a role with responsibilities in management/business/commerce, and must be supported by evidence to the satisfaction of the Head of Course.

Security Requirements
No information available at this time
Health Requirements
No information available at this time
Assumed Knowledge

Bachelor degree or equivalent qualifications in any discipline from a recognised tertiary institution.

Course Features

Awards and Accreditation

Interim Awards CH76 - Graduate Certificate in Management
Exit Awards CH76 - Graduate Certificate in Management
Professional Accreditation
Learned Society Accreditiation Not applicable

Residential School Requirements

No Residential School for this course.

Practicum/Work Placement

MGMT20148 - Undertaking independent research on management and governance of innovative business practices in contemporary society.

Previous Enrolments

Year Number of Students
2018 107
Core Learning Outcomes
Please refer to the Core Structure Learning Outcomes
International Business Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Apply advanced and integrated understanding of the complex body of knowledge associated with management and governance of business practices in contemporary society
  • 2. Analyse critically and synthesise complex information, problems and theories that relate to management and governance of business practices
  • 3. Research and apply information and theories to improve management and governance of business practices
  • 4. Engage with a diverse range of stakeholders to plan enhanced management and governance of business practices
  • 5. Interpret and communicate business information to inform strategic decisions and innovation
  • 6. Demonstrate autonomy, judgement, adaptability and responsibility in global business contexts.
  Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors 1 2 3 4 5 6
10 APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to plan and execute a substantial research-based project, capstone experience and/or piece of scholarship.
1. KNOWLEDGE Have a body of knowledge that includes the understanding of recent developments in a discipline and/or area of professional practice
2. KNOWLEDGE Have an understanding of research principles and methods applicable to a field of work and/or learning
3. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to demonstrate mastery of theoretical knowledge and to reflect critically on theory and professional practice or scholarship
4. SKILLS Have cognitive, technical and creative skills to investigate, analyse and synthesise complex information, problems, concepts and theories and to apply established theories to different bodies of knowledge or practice
5. SKILLS Have cognitive, technical and creative skills to generate and evaluate complex ideas and concepts at an abstract level
6. SKILLS Have communication and technical research skills to justify and interpret theoretical propositions, methodologies, conclusions and professional decisions to specialist and non-specialist audiences
7. SKILLS Have technical and communication skills to design, evaluate, implement, analyse and theorise about developments that contribute to professional practice or scholarship
8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to use creativity and initiative to new situations in professional practice and/or for further learning
9. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to use high level personal autonomy and accountability
Marketing Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Apply advanced and integrated understanding of the complex body of knowledge associated with management and governance of business practices in contemporary society
  • 2. Analyse critically and synthesise complex information, problems and theories that relate to management and governance of business practices
  • 3. Research and apply information and theories to improve management and governance of business practices
  • 4. Engage with a diverse range of stakeholders to plan enhanced management and governance of business practices
  • 5. Interpret and communicate business information to inform strategic decisions and innovation
  • 6. Demonstrate autonomy, judgement, adaptability and responsibility in global business contexts.
  Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors 1 2 3 4 5 6
10 APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to plan and execute a substantial research-based project, capstone experience and/or piece of scholarship.
1. KNOWLEDGE Have a body of knowledge that includes the understanding of recent developments in a discipline and/or area of professional practice
2. KNOWLEDGE Have an understanding of research principles and methods applicable to a field of work and/or learning
3. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to demonstrate mastery of theoretical knowledge and to reflect critically on theory and professional practice or scholarship
4. SKILLS Have cognitive, technical and creative skills to investigate, analyse and synthesise complex information, problems, concepts and theories and to apply established theories to different bodies of knowledge or practice
5. SKILLS Have cognitive, technical and creative skills to generate and evaluate complex ideas and concepts at an abstract level
6. SKILLS Have communication and technical research skills to justify and interpret theoretical propositions, methodologies, conclusions and professional decisions to specialist and non-specialist audiences
7. SKILLS Have technical and communication skills to design, evaluate, implement, analyse and theorise about developments that contribute to professional practice or scholarship
8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to use creativity and initiative to new situations in professional practice and/or for further learning
9. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to use high level personal autonomy and accountability
Social Innovation Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Apply advanced and integrated understanding of the complex body of knowledge associated with management and governance of business practices in contemporary society
  • 2. Analyse critically and synthesise complex information, problems and theories that relate to management and governance of business practices
  • 3. Research and apply information and theories to improve management and governance of business practices
  • 4. Engage with a diverse range of stakeholders to plan enhanced management and governance of business practices
  • 5. Interpret and communicate business information to inform strategic decisions and innovation
  • 6. Demonstrate autonomy, judgement, adaptability and responsibility in global business contexts.
  Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors 1 2 3 4 5 6
10 APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to plan and execute a substantial research-based project, capstone experience and/or piece of scholarship.
1. KNOWLEDGE Have a body of knowledge that includes the understanding of recent developments in a discipline and/or area of professional practice
2. KNOWLEDGE Have an understanding of research principles and methods applicable to a field of work and/or learning
3. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to demonstrate mastery of theoretical knowledge and to reflect critically on theory and professional practice or scholarship
4. SKILLS Have cognitive, technical and creative skills to investigate, analyse and synthesise complex information, problems, concepts and theories and to apply established theories to different bodies of knowledge or practice
5. SKILLS Have cognitive, technical and creative skills to generate and evaluate complex ideas and concepts at an abstract level
6. SKILLS Have communication and technical research skills to justify and interpret theoretical propositions, methodologies, conclusions and professional decisions to specialist and non-specialist audiences
7. SKILLS Have technical and communication skills to design, evaluate, implement, analyse and theorise about developments that contribute to professional practice or scholarship
8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to use creativity and initiative to new situations in professional practice and/or for further learning
9. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to use high level personal autonomy and accountability
Sustainable Tourism Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Apply advanced and integrated understanding of the complex body of knowledge associated with management and governance of business practices in contemporary society
  • 2. Analyse critically and synthesise complex information, problems, concepts and theories that relate to management and governance of business practices
  • 3. Research and apply information and theories to improve management and governance of business practices
  • 4. Engage with a diverse range of stakeholders to plan enhanced management and governance of business practices
  • 5. Interpret and communicate business information to inform strategic decisions and innovation
  • 6. Demonstrate autonomy, judgement, adaptability and responsibility in global business contexts.
  Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors 1 2 3 4 5 6
10 APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to plan and execute a substantial research-based project, capstone experience and/or piece of scholarship.
1. KNOWLEDGE Have a body of knowledge that includes the understanding of recent developments in a discipline and/or area of professional practice
2. KNOWLEDGE Have an understanding of research principles and methods applicable to a field of work and/or learning
3. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to demonstrate mastery of theoretical knowledge and to reflect critically on theory and professional practice or scholarship
4. SKILLS Have cognitive, technical and creative skills to investigate, analyse and synthesise complex information, problems, concepts and theories and to apply established theories to different bodies of knowledge or practice
5. SKILLS Have cognitive, technical and creative skills to generate and evaluate complex ideas and concepts at an abstract level
6. SKILLS Have communication and technical research skills to justify and interpret theoretical propositions, methodologies, conclusions and professional decisions to specialist and non-specialist audiences
7. SKILLS Have technical and communication skills to design, evaluate, implement, analyse and theorise about developments that contribute to professional practice or scholarship
8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to use creativity and initiative to new situations in professional practice and/or for further learning
9. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to use high level personal autonomy and accountability
Learning Outcomes
Please refer to the Core Structure Learning Outcomes
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 1 major
  3. Complete electives
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 1 major
  3. Complete electives
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 1 major
  3. Complete electives
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 1 major
  3. Complete electives
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 1 major
  3. Complete electives
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 1 major
  3. Complete electives
Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

Students will be able to choose 4 electives from any six credit point postgraduate units. They will be encouraged to choose units that enhance their career development and are relevant for their course of study

More Details

Queensland Police Service

Our partnership with the Queensland Police Service recognises previous study undertaken in the QPS Management Development Program, meaning personnel may be eligible for credit of up to 6 units of the 16 unit MBM. Refer to the Credit Transfer website at http://www.cqu.edu.au/credittransfer for further details.