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Master of Business Management - 284JA

Course Code: 284JA
Course Version: 3
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline(s): Canberra Business School
UAC Code: 880219
CRICOS Code: 082643G
Selection Rank: N/A
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

Make management your business

Consider yourself the next Steve Jobs or Lorna Jane? This course provides high-level managers and would-be entrepreneurs with a strong business knowledge base and a range of varied and expert communication skills, which will enable you to thrive in the business world – whether it be in the domestic, international or legal arenas. You’ll learn how to fine-tune your researching abilities, analyse complex problems and select the appropriate strategies when developing solutions. You can also fine-tune your qualifications with a range of elective subjects in the areas of Public Administration, Marketing, Human Resource Management, International Business, Information Systems and Urban and Regional Planning, or you can choose to complete a more generalist qualification by selecting six electives from various fields.

Study a Master of Business Management at UC and you will:

  • cover key areas such as marketing, accounting, economics, research methods, strategic management, innovation and IT
  • master your ability to analyse complex problems within a range of disciplines
  • fine-tune your cognitive and technical communication
  • be able to work with limited information, evaluate gaps in information and have the research skills required to find the required information
  • learn how to apply your knowledge and skills to produce well developed advice and arguments
  • customise your degree within elective specialisation areas including Public Administration, Marketing, Human Resource Management, International Business, Information Systems and Urban and Regional Planning.

Work integrated learning

In this course, you will undertake a specialised research project as part of the Faculty of Business, Government & Law’s commitment to supporting work integrated learning, which will enhance your employability and ensure you’re armed with the right mix of skills and knowledge to take a super-confident leap into your future career.

Career opportunities

  • Entrepreneur
  • Social Entrepreneur
  • Venture Capital Analyst
  • Marketing Managers
  • Executive Managers

Course specific information

Applicants must have an undergraduate degree or equivalent as approved by the University.

Enquiries

Current and Commencing Students
In person, Student Centre Building 1 (take a BGL Faculty course advice ticket) or Email bglstudent@canberra.edu.au
Prospective Domestic Students
Email study@canberra.edu.au Ph 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)
Prospective International Students
Email international@canberra.edu.au, Tel +61 2 6201 5342

Admission Requirements

This course is in teachout and no longer offered to new students. There are other opportunities to study at postgraduate level in business such as the Master of Business Administration, Master of Marketing Management, Master of Human Resource Management and Master of International Business.


Applicants must have an undergraduate degree or equivalent as approved by the University.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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Information for Current Students

There are previous versions of this course. As a current student you will complete the requirements for the course that were in place when you commenced. Click on the relevant link below to view the requirements of your version of the course.

In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Master of Business Management M BusMgt

Alternate Exit Awards

Master of Business Management (Legal Studies) Master of Business Management (Urban and Regional Planning) Master of Business Management (Information Systems) Master of Business Management (International Business) Master of Business Management (Marketing) Master of Business Management (Sport Management) Graduate Certificate in Business Management Master of Business Management (Executive Leadership) Graduate Diploma in Business Management Master of Business Management (Human Resource Management) Master of Business Management (Public Administration) Master of Business Management (Project Management)

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

The University offers a wide range of delivery options to help you balance study with other commitments. Units within this degree may be available to be studied in the following delivery modes:

    UC - Canberra, Bruce

      Evenings: The unit is delivered on-campus and face to face on weekday evenings.
      On Campus: The unit is delivered on-campus and face to face, supplemented with online content. Most classes are run on weekdays and during business hours.
      Online: The unit is studied completely online. On-campus, face to face interaction is not required.

To find out more about delivery modes that are available for units in this course please visit

Information for Fee Paying Students

Year Domestic International
2021

$25,400

$35,000

2020

$24,900

$35,000

The fees detailed above are the annual fee rates for the course. The annual rate is the fee that applies to standard full-time enrolment, which is 24 credit points. The final fee charged is based on the proportion of 24 credit points in which a student enrols. Students enrolled in a Commonwealth Support Place (CSP) are required to make a contribution towards the cost of their education, which is set by the Commonwealth Government. Information on Commonwealth Supported Places, HECS-HELP and how fees are calculated can be found here.


Professional Accreditation

The Human Resource Management specialisation in this course is accredited by the Australian Human Resource Institute (AHRI).

For more information on AHRI visit: https://www.ahri.com.au/

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
Learning objectives
Graduates of this course will have a broad and coherent theoretical and technical knowledge in a range of core areas of business management, such as marketing, accounting, economics, research methods, strategic management, innovation and IT, and the impact of law and institutions on business managers.

Skills
Graduates will have well developed cognitive, technical and communication skills. They will be able to analyse complex problems in a range of disciplines and select appropriate methods and technologies when developing solutions and recommendations. They will be able to work with limited information, evaluate gaps in information and have the research skills required to find required information. They will have strong communication skills and will be able to transmit their knowledge, skills and ideas using a variety of communication styles, as would be expected by audiences from technical or non-technical backgrounds.

Application
Graduates will apply their knowledge and skills to produce well developed advice and arguments. This will indicate graduates have developed and exercised judgement in the application of theories and rules when solving a variety of problems. Graduates will also demonstrate personal responsibility through their self-directed learning and team building.
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The Master of Business Management learning outcomes are:
1. A strong foundation in managing human resources including recent developments in these fields
2. An understanding of the legal, economic and global business environment including recent developments in these fields
3. Ability to plan and manage innovation and organisational change using cognitive, technical and creative skills
4. Professional development and experience in management of work and organisations demonstrating skills with creativity and initiative in new situations.
5. An ability to make ethical, socially responsible and sustainable business decisions in a complex business environment demonstrating high level of personal autonomy and accountability
6. Understanding of organisational and market research principles and methods by undertaking a research project related to recent developments in the chosen field.
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The Master of Business Management (Executive Leadership) learning outcomes are:
1. A strong foundation in managing human resources including recent developments in these fields
2. An understanding of the legal, economic and global business environment including recent developments in these fields
3. Ability to plan and manage innovation and organisational change using cognitive, technical and creative skills
4. Professional development and experience in management of work and organisations demonstrating skills with creativity and initiative in new situations.
5. An ability to make ethical, socially responsible and sustainable business decisions in a complex business environment demonstrating high level of personal autonomy and accountability
6. Understanding of organisational and market research principles and methods by undertaking a research project related to recent developments in the chosen field.
7. An in-depth knowledge of the executive leadership including contemporary theories and their application, highly developed analysis and enquiry skills relevant to leadership practice and the ability to contextualise and communicate solutions to complex problems.
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The Master of Business Management (Human Resource Management) learning outcomes learning outcomes are:
1. A strong foundation in managing human resources including recent developments in these fields
2. An understanding of the legal, economic and global business environment including recent developments in these fields
3. Ability to plan and manage innovation and organisational change using cognitive, technical and creative skills
4. Professional development and experience in management of work and organisations demonstrating skills with creativity and initiative in new situations.
5. An ability to make ethical, socially responsible and sustainable business decisions in a complex business environment demonstrating high level of personal autonomy and accountability
6. Understanding of organisational and market research principles and methods by undertaking a research project related to recent developments in the chosen field.
7. An in-depth knowledge of human resource management including contemporary theories and their application, highly developed analysis and enquiry skills relevant to practice in HR locally and internationally and the ability to contextualise and communicate solutions to complex problems.
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The Master of Business Management (Information Systems) learning outcomes learning outcomes are:
1. A strong foundation in managing human resources including recent developments in these fields
2. An understanding of the legal, economic and global business environment including recent developments in these fields
3. Ability to plan and manage innovation and organisational change using cognitive, technical and creative skills
4. Professional development and experience in management of work and organisations demonstrating skills with creativity and initiative in new situations.
5. An ability to make ethical, socially responsible and sustainable business decisions in a complex business environment demonstrating high level of personal autonomy and accountability
6. Understanding of organisational and market research principles and methods by undertaking a research project related to recent developments in the chosen field.
7. An in-depth knowledge of the use of information systems in business including contemporary theories and their application, highly developed analysis and enquiry skills relevant to practice and the ability to contextualise and communicate solutions to complex problems.
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The Master of Business Management (International Business) learning outcomes learning outcomes are:
1. A strong foundation in managing human resources including recent developments in these fields
2. An understanding of the legal, economic and global business environment including recent developments in these fields
3. Ability to plan and manage innovation and organisational change using cognitive, technical and creative skills
4. Professional development and experience in management of work and organisations demonstrating skills with creativity and initiative in new situations.
5. An ability to make ethical, socially responsible and sustainable business decisions in a complex business environment demonstrating high level of personal autonomy and accountability
6. Understanding of organisational and market research principles and methods by undertaking a research project related to recent developments in the chosen field.
7. An in-depth knowledge of international business including contemporary theories and their application, highly developed analysis and enquiry skills relevant to practice across international boundaries and the ability to contextualise and communicate solutions to complex problems.
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The Master of Business Management (Legal Studies) learning outcomes are:
1. A strong foundation in managing human resources including recent developments in these fields
2. An understanding of the legal, economic and global business environment including recent developments in these fields
3. Ability to plan and manage innovation and organisational change using cognitive, technical and creative skills
4. Professional development and experience in management of work and organisations demonstrating skills with creativity and initiative in new situations.
5. An ability to make ethical, socially responsible and sustainable business decisions in a complex business environment demonstrating high level of personal autonomy and accountability
6. Understanding of organisational and market research principles and methods by undertaking a research project related to recent developments in the chosen field.
7. An in-depth knowledge of the legal framework including contemporary theories and their application, highly developed analysis and enquiry skills relevant to law and policy and the ability to contextualise and communicate solutions to complex problems.
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The Master of Business Management (Marketing) learning outcomes are:
1. A strong foundation in managing human resources including recent developments in these fields
2. An understanding of the legal, economic and global business environment including recent developments in these fields
3. Ability to plan and manage innovation and organisational change using cognitive, technical and creative skills
4. Professional development and experience in management of work and organisations demonstrating skills with creativity and initiative in new situations.
5. An ability to make ethical, socially responsible and sustainable business decisions in a complex business environment demonstrating high level of personal autonomy and accountability
6. Understanding of organisational and market research principles and methods by undertaking a research project related to recent developments in the chosen field.
7. An in-depth knowledge of marketing including contemporary theories and their application, highly developed analysis and enquiry skills relevant to marketing practice in locally, internationally and online and the ability to contextualise and communicate solutions to complex problems.
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The Master of Business Management (Project Management) learning outcomes are:
1. A strong foundation in managing human resources including recent developments in these fields
2. An understanding of the legal, economic and global business environment including recent developments in these fields
3. Ability to plan and manage innovation and organisational change using cognitive, technical and creative skills
4. Professional development and experience in management of work and organisations demonstrating skills with creativity and initiative in new situations.
5. An ability to make ethical, socially responsible and sustainable business decisions in a complex business environment demonstrating high level of personal autonomy and accountability
6. Understanding of organisational and market research principles and methods by undertaking a research project related to recent developments in the chosen field.
7. An in-depth knowledge of the complex project management including contemporary theories and their application, highly developed analysis and enquiry skills relevant to sustainable, long term project management and the ability to contextualise and communicate solutions to complex problems.
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The Master of Business Management (Public Administration) learning outcomes are:
1. A strong foundation in managing human resources including recent developments in these fields
2. An understanding of the legal, economic and global business environment including recent developments in these fields
3. Ability to plan and manage innovation and organisational change using cognitive, technical and creative skills
4. Professional development and experience in management of work and organisations demonstrating skills with creativity and initiative in new situations.
5. An ability to make ethical, socially responsible and sustainable business decisions in a complex business environment demonstrating high level of personal autonomy and accountability
6. Understanding of organisational and market research principles and methods by undertaking a research project related to recent developments in the chosen field.
7. An in-depth knowledge of the public administration including contemporary theories and their application, highly developed analysis and enquiry skills relevant to public sector practice and the ability to contextualise and communicate solutions to complex problems.
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NOTE: THIS SPECIALISATION IS NOT TO BE OFFERED UNTIL SEMESTER 1 2016

The Master of Business Management (Urban & Regional Planning) learning outcomes learning outcomes are:
1. A strong foundation in managing human resources including recent developments in these fields
2. An understanding of the legal, economic and global business environment including recent developments in these fields
3. Ability to plan and manage innovation and organisational change using cognitive, technical and creative skills
4. Professional development and experience in management of work and organisations demonstrating skills with creativity and initiative in new situations.
5. An ability to make ethical, socially responsible and sustainable business decisions in a complex business environment demonstrating high level of personal autonomy and accountability
6. Understanding of organisational and market research principles and methods by undertaking a research project related to recent developments in the chosen field.
7. Demonstrate a professional knowledge and skills for urban and regional planning, together with an integrated understanding of the regulation, tools and techniques applied in planning research and decision-making.
8. Critically analyse the contemporary planning issues in multi-disciplinary responses to changing urban form, effective frameworks for private sector investment, innovation in urban infrastructure planning and urban management for sustainability.
9. Synthesise the advanced and innovative skills appropriate to the effective urban and regional management for different levels of government through to program development and evaluation.
10. Implement the advanced understanding of the roles of the private sector as an investor, project partner or expert adviser and the role of the community in the process of strategic urban and regional planning and management.
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The Master of Business Management (Sport Management) learning outcomes are:
1. The ability to apply theoretical approaches to managing human and non-human resources.
2. An understanding of the legal, economic and global business environment including recent developments in these fields and apply them to real world issues.
3. An ability to plan, develop and manage innovation and organisational change using cognitive, technical and creative skills and in an ethical, socially responsible and sustainable manner.
4. Professional development and experience in the management of work and organisations demonstrating skills with creativity and initiative in new situations, demonstrating a high level of personal autonomy and accountability.
5. An ability to design, evaluate, implement and communicate research and findings in a clear and effective manner.
6. Understanding of organisational and market research principles and methods by undertaking a research project related to recent developments in the chosen field.
7. An in-depth knowledge of sport management including contemporary theories and their application, highly developed analysis and enquiry skills relevant to the practice and business of sport and the ability to contextualise and communicate solutions to complex problems.
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Course Duration

Standard four semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twelve semesters.

Related Courses (Double Degrees, Nested Courses and Alternative Exits)

Students may exit the course with a Graduate Certificate in Business Management on completion of 12cp of units from this course, including at least 9cp from required units. Students may exit the course with a Graduate Diploma in Business Management on completion of 24cp of units from this course, including at least 18cp from required units.

Government Support

Year CSP Places Available Eligible for Student
Income Support (Centrelink)
2020 NO NO

Offerings

  • Past Offerings
    • 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2016->UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank-Internal
    • 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2017->UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank-Internal
    • 2018->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2018->UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank-Internal
    • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2019->UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank-Internal

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