There are a range of MBA Brisbane courses available with a number of universities also offering courses outside of the main capital, including on the Gold Coast and north Queensland.
Queensland is regarded as Australia’s “Sunshine State” and is a popular destination for tourists and students due to its close proximity to Asia, friendly people and relaxed lifestyle. The State’s top destinations, including the Gold Coast and Great Barrier Reef, are part of a complete package for prospective MBA students.
Queensland – Fast Facts
With an area of 1,727,000 square kilometres, Queensland is the second largest state in Australia. The biggest is Western Australia. Queensland is nearly 5 times the size of Japan,7 times the size of Great Britain and 2.5 times the size of Texas.
Queensland has 5 of Australia’s 11 World Natural Heritage areas. These include the Scenic Rim National Parks, Fraser Island, Riversleigh Fossil Fields, the Wet Tropics (including Daintree National Park), and 1 of the Wonders of the World—the Great Barrier Reef.
More than half of Queensland’s population lives outside the greater metropolitan area of Brisbane—a large proportion compared with the rest of highly urbanised Australia.
About 1/3 of Queenslanders are migrants or the children of migrants. Most settlers in Queensland during the 19th century were from Britain and Europe. In recent years there has been an increasing number of new settlers from South-East Asia.
Queensland is home to more than 4 million people.
The average maximum and minimum temperatures for Brisbane are 25.3C and 15.7C. Variations in other centres include: Stanthorpe 21.6C and 8.8C, Mount Isa 32.4C and 18.3C, and Cairns 31.8C and 22.7C.
The following MBA courses are offered in Brisbane and Queensland: