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CL84 - Master of Business Administration (International)

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Overview

Course Overview

The Master of Business Administration is generally regarded as the premier business qualification for practising managers and leaders. The MBA is a course for students from different countries, with prior work experience with varying employment backgrounds and designed to develop global management capabilities. The MBA (international) will greatly assist your understanding and application of best-practice management and business knowledge, from a strategic and cross cultural perspective, to improve organisational effectiveness. While undertaking the MBA (International), you will gain differing perspectives and approaches to current and emerging business issues through interaction with academics, colleagues and members of the business community, thus enabling you to competently lead, manage and understand the key aspects of business and organisations within a global context. This MBA (International)  provides the opportunities, skills and knowledge for you to develop your management and leadership responsibilities in a broad range of areas including strategy, cross cultural management,  marketing, people management, operations management, finance and change management, along with the opportunity to develop advanced knowledge in a range of areas including E-commerce, Islamic Banking and Finance, Data Science and other specialisations.

Career Information

Successful completion of this course will equip graduates with the requisite knowledge and skills that provide the opportunities for advancement within organisations and/or the development and successful implementation of strategies designed to advance business and organisational opportunities within a global context.

Course Details
Duration 1.5 years full-time or 3 years part-time
Credit Points that Must be Earned 72
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) MBA
AQF Level Level 9: Masters Degree (Coursework)

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable
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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Entry Scores
Entry scores are not available, please contact the Student Advice Team for more information
Entry Requirements

An undergraduate degree in any discipline from a recognised University or equivalent.

All students must meet English language requirements that are IELTS 6.0 with no band lower than 5.5 or equivalent.

(See CQU English language requirement for specific details and other standards or methods by which this requirement can be that met).

Security Requirements


Health Requirements
No information available at this time
Assumed Knowledge

Students undertaking the MBA (International) are recommended to complete all core units prior to undertaking the specialisations and capstone unit.

Fees and Charges
Course Features

Awards and Accreditation

Interim Awards Not applicable
Exit Awards Not applicable
Professional Accreditation Not applicable
Learned Society Accreditation Not applicable

Residential School Requirements

No Residential School for this course.

Practicum/Work Placement

ACCT20077 - Class discussions and cases based on the student's own work experiences. Formal assessment tasks requiring students to analyse their own organisations and application of accounting principles
MGMT20130 - Class discussions and cases based on the student's own work experiences. Formal assessment tasks requiring students to analyse their own organisations as the data set and application of operations management principles.
MGMT20135 - Class discussions and cases based on the student's own work experiences. Formal assessment tasks requiring students to analyse their own organisations identifying problems and using critical thinking develop solutions using appropriate decision making techniques.
LAWS20063 - Class discussions and cases based on the student's own work experiences and understanding of the relevant legislation and legal framework. Formal assessment tasks requiring students to analyse their own organisations and application of legal and governance principles
MRKT20052 - Class discussions and cases based on the student's own work experiences and how their organisation market and communicate to various stakeholders. Formal assessment tasks similarly require students to analyse their own organisation's marketing and communication strategies recommending approaches to increase effectiveness.
MGMT20146 - Class discussions and cases based on the student's own work experiences. Formal assessment tasks requiring students to analyse their own organisations structure and approach to new business (innovation) and apply approaches that increase effectiveness.
MGMT20133 - Capstone unit of the MBA that requires students to take a holistic approach to strategy and change using their own organisation or company as a major business report or study.

Predicted Enrolments

Year Number of Students
First Year 1
Second year 1
Third Year 1
Inherent Requirements
There are currently no inherent requirements associated with this course.
Core Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Review, analyse and communicate advanced knowledge of business theory and provide creative solutions to complex business problems
  • 2. Integrate new knowledge with previous experience to analyse complex business issues and develop solutions
  • 3. Communicate theoretical concepts and complex business management knowledge and ideas to a variety of audiences
  • 4. Participate responsibly in teams, leading and contributing in an emotionally intelligent manner, reflecting on cross cultural issues, team processes and the ability to achieve outcomes
  • 5. Research, identify good practices and implement business strategies to enhance organisational effectiveness within a global context
  • 6. Demonstrate a high level of learning autonomy, including personal development through reflective practice and a commitment to creativity, ethical, culturally sensitive, legal and social responsibility.
  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
Data Science Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Review and integrate specialised knowledge in specific cognate areas related to professional practice
  • 2. Integrate new knowledge with previous experience to analyse complex business issues and develop solutions
  • 3. Communicate theoretical concepts and complex business management knowledge and ideas to a variety of audiences
  • 4. Participate responsibly in teams, leading and contributing in an emotionally intelligent manner, reflecting on cross cultural issues, team processes and the ability to achieve outcomes
  • 5. Research good practices and implement business strategies to enhance organisational effectiveness within a global context
  • 6. Demonstrate a high level of learning autonomy, including personal development through reflective practice and a commitment to creativity, ethical and cultural sensitivity, legal and social responsibility.
  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
e-Commerce Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Review and integrate specialised knowledge in specific cognate areas related to professional practice
  • 2. Integrate new knowledge with previous experience to analyse complex business issues and develop solutions
  • 3. Communicate theoretical concepts and complex business management knowledge and ideas to a variety of audiences
  • 4. Participate responsibly in teams, leading and contributing in an emotionally intelligent manner, reflecting on cross cultural issues, team processes and the ability to achieve outcomes
  • 5. Research, identify good practices and implement business strategies to enhance organisational effectiveness within a global context
  • 6. Demonstrate a high level of learning autonomy, including personal development through reflective practice and a commitment to creativity, ethical, cultural sensitivity, legal and social responsibility.
  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
Islamic Banking and Finance Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Review and integrate specialised knowledge in specific cognate areas related to professional practice
  • 2. Integrate new knowledge with previous experience to analyse complex business issues and develop solutions
  • 3. Communicate theoretical concepts and complex business management knowledge and ideas to a variety of audiences
  • 4. Participate responsibly in teams, leading and contributing in an emotionally intelligent manner, reflecting on cross cultural issues, team processes and the ability to achieve outcomes
  • 5. Research, identify good practices and implement business strategies to enhance organisational effectiveness within a global context
  • 6. Demonstrate a high level of learning autonomy, including personal development through reflective practice and a commitment to creativity, ethical, cultural sensitivity, legal and social responsibility.
  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
Students who decline selection of a major Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Review and integrate specialised knowledge in specific cognate areas related to professional practice
  • 2. Integrate new knowledge with previous experience to analyse complex business issues and develop solutions
  • 3. Communicate theoretical concepts and complex business management knowledge and ideas to a variety of audiences
  • 4. Participate responsibly in teams, leading and contributing in an emotionally intelligent manner, reflecting on cross cultural issues, team processes and the ability to achieve outcomes
  • 5. Research, identify good practices and implement business strategies to enhance organisational effectiveness within a global context
  • 6. Demonstrate a high level of learning autonomy, including personal development through reflective practice and a commitment to creativity, ethical, cultural sensitivity, legal and social responsibility.
  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
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 1 major
Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48

Students must complete 8 compulsory units.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
MRKT28001 Marketing Management and Digital Communications
MGMT28001 Critical Thinking and Managerial Decision-Making
ACCT28002 Accounting for Management Decision Making
ECON28001 Economics and Finance for Business
MGMT29009 Operations Management and Business Analytics
MGMT29010 Innovation and Design Thinking
LAWS29001 Governance and Business Law
MGMT29012 Managing and Leading in Organisations

Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

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

In order to complete this course, you must:

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

In order to complete this course, you must:

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

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 1 major
More Details
There is no additional information for this course.