Master of Business and Innovation

University of Southern Queensland USQ

The Master of Business and Innovation is an advanced cross-disciplinary academic program that aims to build and extend business-related skills in two specialised areas. It provides students with the ability to match their specialisations with their career goals.

Course Fee:

Australian: $33,645
International: $37,425

Entry Requirements:

Australian university Bachelor degree in the area of business, or equivalent. OR Bachelor degree or equivalent (AQF level 7) in a non-related discipline from a recognised institution and USQ's Graduate Certificate of Business. AND English Language Proficiency requirements for Category 3.


12 units; two 4-unit coursework specialisations plus a 4-unit research specialisation.

Subjects you can Study:

Big Data and Visualisation; Crisis Management; Digital Transformation; Enterprise Leadership; Finance; Finance and Wealth Management; General; International Business; Professional Communication; Sustainable Business; Research.

Study Pathways:

The Master of Business and Innovation program articulates from the Graduate Certificate of Business. On completion of the Master of Business and Innovation students may be eligible for entry into the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) or the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), provided they meet necessary entry requirements.

Further information:

Not all specialisations are offered in on-campus mode. Where a specialisation is offered on-campus, it may not be offered in that mode at all campuses. There are limited courses available in semester 3.

Who for:

Graduates of any discipline or students with extensive relevant business experience

Accepts International Students:


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

Why study with us

Redefining flexible and online study, we are determined to prepare you for today’s competitive workforce. We make it easier for you to fit study into your life and will support you through the challenges that life and study bring. 

Study options

Studying on-campus at one of our three locations (Toowoomba, Springfield and Ipswich) is a rewarding way to undertake a university degree in an innovative and friendly environment. Or, you can join more than 70 per cent of our students who choose to study online with us. There is also the option to fast-track most degrees by studying over summer.

We offer degrees in:

  • Business and Commerce
  • Creative Arts and Media
  • Education
  • Engineering and Built Environment
  • Health and Community
  • Humanities and Communication
  • Information Technology
  • Law and Justice
  • Sciences. 

If you’re looking to gain the skills and confidence to prepare for university study, look no further than one of our pathway programs.  

Make this year the start of something great with Queensland’s number one university for graduates in full-time employment*. With the option to study online or on campus, full-time or part-time, we’re ready to help you on your path to become more. 

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We develop research solutions that deliver global impact. Our researchers are found in the field, working alongside our partners to develop solutions that can be applied directly to industry and community. Our areas of research focus include:  

  • Agriculture and Agribusiness
  • Astrophysics
  • Cultural Heritage and Archaeology
  • Digital Life 
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Health and Behavioural Sciences
  • Materials Engineering and Engineering Technology
  • Mathematical Sciences and Hypersonics 
  • Regional Community and Economic Development.


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Monday to Friday (except public holidays)

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Fax: +61 7 4635 9225 
Opening hours: 8.00am - 5.00pm (AEST) 
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