Master of Business Administration

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

The course will teach students to challenge conventions and go beyond established pathways, and equip them to lead and manage decisively in a complex business world. As a QUT MBA student they will critically analyse business situations and develop innovative solutions to real-world cases. Through flexible and innovative units, students will develop the skills essential to becoming a global business professional. The practical nature of this course enables students to apply concepts and management techniques learned in class directly to their workplace. Individuals will gain the knowledge and skills to become an effective leader and manager within their organisation.

Course Fee:

Australian: $62,900
International: $76,300

Entry Requirements:

A completed recognised Bachelor degree in any discipline with a minimum grade point average of 4.5 (on QUT's 7-point scale); a minimum of 3 years full-time post degree work experience with minimum of 2 years relevant professional work experience and 1 year minimum supervisory/management experience; and two referee reports.


108 credit points of core units (16 units at 6 credit points per unit, plus 1 unit at 12 credit points); 36 credit points (up to 6 units) of optional units in the areas of leadership and strategy or a specific discipline area.

Subjects you can Study:

Business administration

Study Pathways:

Students 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 1 year minimum supervisory/management experience). Upon completion of the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration with a GPA of 4.5 students may articulate into the Master of Business Administration.

Who for:

Professionals seeking to gain a distinct career advantage by adding a highly respected business qualification to their credentials

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gardens Point No info Yes Full time 1.5 years
Gardens Point No info Yes Part time 3 years

Why study with us?

QUT lecturers are industry leaders who will link you to your chosen profession through real experiences and contacts.

Many of our courses offer you the flexibility to expand your knowledge into fields that your degree doesn’t traditionally explore—making study more stimulating and preparing you for a more agile future. You can also choose from an extensive range of double degrees for a competitive advantage that gives you greater variety in your study and career, plus opportunities and networks across two fields. There are also options to study online or undertake a short professional development course through QUTeX to apply quickly in your career.

Be career ready

You will gain experience in labs, studios and clinics, work on real projects as part of your course, and have opportunities to undertake course-related work with industry partners. We are ranked in the top 50 in the world for employer-student connections*.

Lay the groundwork for your entrepreneurial future at QUT. Students are empowered to realise great ideas, launch start-ups and social enterprises. In fact, more founders of start-ups have studied at QUT than any other Queensland university**.

In an increasingly global economy, you can be confident that your QUT qualification will be well regarded. We are ranked in the world’s top 250 universities***.

City-based campuses

Our campuses are located in central Brisbane and offer outstanding facilities including the award-winning Science and Engineering Precinct at Gardens Point campus, as well as a dedicated Creative Industries Precinct and new Education Precinct at Kelvin Grove campus.


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* QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2019.

**Startup Muster Report 2018.

***QS World University Rankings 2019.

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