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Master of Business Administration International (Project Management)

Summary
Master of Business Administration International Specialisation Project Management (IMBA)

Study Mode
  • Online
  • On-campus

Start
  • Semester 1 (February)
  • Semester 2 (July)
  • Semester 3 (November)

Number of Units
  • 16 units

Duration
  • 2 years or part-time equivalent

Campus
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba

Semester 3 intake is only available Online.
View USQ Handbook
Program Information Set

Take your business skills to the world

Does the idea of working in the global business arena excite you? The Master of Business Administration International will ensure you're prepared to make an impact. Discover how to solve complex global organisational problems, understand cross-cultural perspectives in business and learn how to conduct and manage business abroad. 

Why Project Management?

Join hundreds of other successful USQ students and graduates and become a part of the next wave of project managers working world-wide on some of the most exciting projects imaginable. The Master of Business Administration (Project Management) will give you the skills and knowledge needed to manage small, medium and large-sized projects as a senior team leader, project manager or project director.

Our lecturers are so passionate about teaching project management they have won awards for it. Dr Barrie Todhunter and Dr John Whitty were awarded a USQ Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student learning for the development of the Intensive Workshop Mode of delivery.

Professional accreditation

USQ is registered with the Project Management Institute (PMI) ® as a Global Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.). A study of project management at USQ earns professional development units towards certification with PMI including towards the Project Management Professional (PMP) ®. PMI, PMP and Project Management Professional (PMP) are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

The Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) offers student membership to enrolled students, and professional certification to graduates, of endorsed programs. Visit the AIPM to find out what you may be eligible for, as well as conditions and fees set by the AIPM.

As a graduate, your knowledge of international business practices will allow you take on roles such as international marketing director, finance analyst, multinational manager, business development director, international trade and customs manager, international CEO or General Manager, and cross cultural business consultant. 
Other specialisations in the Master of Business Administration International include: Business LeadershipDigital Marketing AnalyticsDigital TransformationFinance and Strategic Marketing
Courses to be studied Units
Core courses 12
Specialisation courses 4
Total 16
Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns. 

How much will it cost?

Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (8 units) in this program are:

Study Mode Cost
Domestic full fee paying AUD 21360

Loan to help you pay your fees

You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.

You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.

Scholarships and financial assistance

You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2017 and costs will vary depending on the actual courses selected during your study. Fees may also vary from year to year as they are reviewed annually.

Entry Requirements

  • Completion of an Australian university Bachelor degree in any area 
    plus
  • a minimum of one year professional work experience in business, or equivalent.

English Language Requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Alternate pathways

A number of other pathways are also available if you haven't been able to study previously or don't meet the requirements for entry into your program of interest.


How to apply

Closing dates

Applying directly to USQ:

  • Semester 3, 2017 - applications close Monday 6 November, with semester 3 commencing on Monday 13 November 2017.
  • Semester 1, 2018 - applications close Monday 19 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 26 February 2018.
  • Semester 2, 2018 – applications close Monday 2 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 16 July 2018.

Credit for previous study or work experience

You may be eligible for credit if you have previously studied or have relevant work experience. This will help to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.