QUT Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Detailed Information
University/ProviderQUT Business School, Queensland University of Technology
Course NameMaster of Business Administration
Deliver ModeOn-campus (Gardens Point, Brisbane)
Course CodeGS75 (CRICOS: 045502F)
Duration1.5 years full-time, 3 years part-time (n
CommencementsMarch, September
2020 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

To gain entry into the QUT MBA you must have:

  • A completed recognised bachelor degree in any discipline with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 4.5 (on QUT’s 7-point scale);
  • A GMAT score of at least 550; and
  • A minimum three years full-time equivalent relevant managerial or professional work experience post-degree; and
  • Submit two completed referee report forms

You may be required to be available for an interview with the MBA Director to demonstrate relevant work experience.


  • 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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