University of Queensland Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Detailed Information
Business School/ProviderUniversity of Queensland Business School, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane
Duration1 year Full-time
Part-time equivalent
Course Code/CRICOS5430/0060533G
Delivery ModeDelivered on-campus in the Brisbane CBD
CommencementsSemester 1 (13 Jan, 2020)
Semester 2 (03 Jul, 2020)
2020 Fees$73,680 Domestic
$87,080 International
Early ExitDepending on your choice of courses, it might be possible to withdraw from the Master of Business Administration at an early exit point and graduate with a Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate.

University of Queensland MBA Course Overview

The University of Queensland MBA is an applied, globally recognised masters degree designed to equip you with the sophisticated skills and knowledge required to become a successful business leader.

The MBA is a powerful differential, giving graduates a career advantage in the highly competitive employment market.

UQ’s MBA program is ranked number one in Australia by The Economist. Its unique features help to set it apart from other MBA programs and provide students with business skills relevant to a wide range of management careers.

Course Structure

To complete UQ MBA program, a student must complete 24 units from the MBA course list, comprising;

(a) 4 units from part A; and
(b) 18 units from part B; and
(c) 2 units from part C.

View course lists here

What UQ Says

This program will teach you how to overcome challenges, navigate change and create opportunities in business. It’s the number-one MBA in Australia and one of the best in the world.

Study 12 courses that cover key topics and integrate theory with practice. During your studies you’ll develop your leadership skills, complete projects, and have the chance to participate in an international consultancy or immersion project.

Engage with industry at local, national and international levels. You’ll develop strategies for real businesses, and analyse, explain and predict the performance of ASX-listed companies and more. Complete your studies by undertaking an intensive course that builds on and integrates key ideas. You’ll study strategic management and then prepare and present a strategy to current senior executives from a major Australian company.


UQ ranks among the world’s top universities, as measured by several key independent rankings, including the CWTS Leiden Ranking 2017 (35)*, the Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities (41), US News Best Global Universities Rankings (45), QS World University Rankings (48), Academic Ranking of World Universities (55), and Times Higher Education World University Rankings (65).

Entry Requirements

Bachelor degree or equivalent with a GPA of at least 4.50 on a 7 point scale and four years full-time work experience post-graduation including at least two of the four years full-time work experience gained while working in a dedicated supervisory/management role as approved by the Executive Dean; OR

Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from UQ or equivalent with a GPA of at least 4.50 on a 7 point scale. International applicants must complete the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) with a minimum score of 550. IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6.

For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ International students who are accepted into full-time study in the Master of Business Administration are eligible to apply for an Australian student visa.


The University of Queensland offers a range of scholarships for undergraduate, postgraduate and Higher Degree by Research students, information relating to these scholarships can be found on UQ’s Scholarships website.

You can also  find information relating to scholarships offered exclusively by the UQ Business School here.

International Student
Contact Information
UQ Business School, 39 Blair Drive, St Lucia, Queensland 4067
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