QUT Master of Business Administration (MBA)

QUT Master of Business Administration (MBA)
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University/Provider QUT Business School, Queensland University of Technology
Course Name Master of Business Administration
Deliver Mode On-campus (Gardens Point, Brisbane)
Course Code GS75 (CRICOS: 045502F)
Duration 1.5 years full-time, 3 years part-time (n
Commencements March, September
2021 Fees $62,400 Domestic
$74,100 International


QUT MBA Course Overview

The triple-accredited QUT MBA is offered at QUT’s Gardens Point campus in the Brisbane CBD. The 1.5 year full-time course will teach you to challenge conventions and go beyond established pathways, and equip you to lead and manage decisively in a complex business world. As a QUT MBA student you will critically analyse business situations and develop innovative solutions to real-world cases.

The MBA program is made up four components that build on each other to provide you with an integrated and multi-disciplinary curriculum to equip you to take on the challenges and opportunities of a complex business environment. Each MBA unit of 6 credit points is delivered in a seven-week module (six weeks teaching with final assessment in week seven).

1. Building Foundations

  • Strategic Management
  • Communicating to Influence
  • Economics in Business
  • Problem Framing for Creative Action
  • Accounting for Decision Making
  • Marketing Strategically
  • Personal Leadership and Change
  • Data Analysis and Decision Making

2. Multi-Disciplinary Decision Making

  • Understanding and Leading Others
  • Business Law
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Management
  • Contemporary Human Resources Management Issues
  • Managing Technological Innovation
  • Understanding Leadership and Complexity
  • Corporate Governance and Accountability

3. Concentrations

Students can then add greater depth in an area of interest by choosing a concentration in Leadership and Strategy or a specific discipline pathway from within the QUT Business School’s postgraduate offerings or from other schools and faculties at QUT.

Leadership and Strategy

  • Systems Thinking for Managers
  • Investment Strategies for Technology
  • Negotiation Skills and Strategies
  • Stakeholder Engagement and Media Principles
  • Improving Business Operations
  • Advanced Strategy for Global Business

If you complete the Leadership and Strategy concentration the title will appear on your academic transcript.

Discipline-specific concentration

Students may choose 36 credit points of MBA units and/or 36 credit points from a specific area of interest in a discipline. Discipline areas could include Accounting, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Finance or Healthcare.

4. Integrated Workplace Project

The final component of the MBA program is made up of one capstone unit – Integrated Workplace Project – which provides you with the opportunity to apply what you have learned in the program to real opportunities in a new venture or within an organisation.

Entry Requirements

Academic Entry requirements

A completed recognised bachelor degree in any discipline with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 4.5 (on QUT’s 7-point scale); and

A minimum of three years full-time post-degree work experience with a minimum of two years relevant professional work experience and one-year minimum supervisory/management experience.

Additional entry requirements

Applicants may be required to attend an interview with the MBA Director to demonstrate relevant work experience.

Work experience

Relevant work experience indicates applicants will be able to contribute to class discussion. A minimum of three years full-time equivalent professional or managerial work experience is required after the completion of an undergraduate degree. To enable us to assess your work experience, a current curriculum vitae providing details of your roles, responsibilities and achievements is required.

Reflective Questions

You must submit responses to the following mandatory reflective questions:

  • Motivation to complete the QUT MBA
  • Intended contribution to the cohort
  • Work/life/study balance strategy
  • Current leadership philosophy


Applicants may be admitted to the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration with a minimum of 7 years work experience (6 years minimum equivalent professional work experience plus one-year minimum supervisory/management experience). Upon completion of the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration with a GPA 4.5 (or higher) students can articulate into the Master of Business Administration.


  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • International (AACSB) European Foundation for Management Development (EQUIS)
  • Association of MBAs (AMBA).




Price Range
$59,788.00 to $70,679.00
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