Master of Business Administration (Innovation and Leadership) - 293JA
|Location:||UC - Canberra, Bruce
UC - Ducere, Online
|Faculty:||Faculty of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline(s):||Canberra Business School|
|English Language Requirements:||There are non-standard English language requirements for this course. To be eligible you must have an overall IELTS Academic score (or equivalent) of 7.0, with no band score below 6.0. For alternate/equivalent ways of meeting the English requirements for this course please view the English Proficiency Requirements document on the university website.|
Ready to unleash your leadership potential on the business world?
With a focus on innovation and leadership, our MBA will provide the leaders of tomorrow (ie. you!) with an understanding of core business concepts and a diverse set of industry-focused skills through the application of holistic, real-world analysis and an exploration of current business theories.
Completed online, your assessment will focus on the completion of a collaborative industry project sourced by the University’s course partner, the Ducere Global Leaders Faculty, and the completion of your individual assessment portfolio that will address some of the most pragmatic realities within the challenging and changing business world.
Study a Master of Business Administration (Innovation and Leadership) at UC and you will:
- demonstrate a thorough understanding of core business concepts and theories
- obtain industry-focused knowledge and skills through the real-world analysis and application of current business theory
- be able to accurately define problems, gather and analyse evidence and demonstrate management capabilities, strategic vision and high-level leadership
- prepare an industry-based project involving completing research, theoretical analysis and academic comparisons before developing a solution for a real life industry problem
- complete the course with a proven ability to collaborate in a team environment and lead on the delivery of practical and innovative business solutions to complex problems posed by a changing and challenging business world.
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.
- Marketing manager
- HR specialist
- Health services manager
- Financial manager
- IT Director
Course specific information
Students must have a Bachelor degree in business or a related field or equivalent as approved by the university, or a bachelor degree in any field and at least three years professional work experience in management.
Applicants must have a bachelor degree in business or a related field or equivalent as approved by the University, or a bachelor degree in any field and at least three years professional work experience in management.
Notes for International Applicants
International students will study online from their home country.
- Master of Business Administration (Innovation and Leadership) (36 credit points)
- Required Units - Must pass 36 credit points as follows
|Master of Business Administration (Innovation and Leadership)||MBA (Innovation&Leadership)|
|Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (Innovation and Leadership)|
UC - Ducere, Online
- This course is delivered online. The recommended study sequence is to complete the units in the following order
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 ModesDelivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.
Information for Fee Paying Students
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.
|Course Objectives||Graduate Qualities|
|Master of Business Administration (Leadership and Innovation)
Define the problem: graduates will be able to understand the broad context and complexity of an industry and the resultant challenges faced by its constituents. Students will be able to frame complex industry problems and effectively communicate them to others possessing both specialist and non-specialist expertise.
|Problem Solving, Communication|
|Gather and analyse evidence: graduates will develop and refine skills of efficiently collecting, analysing and synthesising data required to identify and illuminate the roots of complex industry challenges though both qualitative and quantitative approaches.||Analysis and Inquiry, Communication|
|Demonstrate management: graduates will develop project management knowledge and skills and then administer projects by drawing on practical experience and theoretical approaches to management. They will be able to critically apply leading management theories to specific project contexts in order to effectively achieve project goals||Working independently and with others, Communication|
|Develop strategic vision: graduates will develop frameworks for achieving organisational change drawing on innovative and entrepreneurial solutions. They will develop strategic visions that identify business opportunities and appropriately incorporate relevant risk reasoning into proposed business solutions.||Professionalism and social responsibility, Communication|
|Demonstrate leadership: graduates will be able to communicate vision effectively and mitigate implementation risks to achieve effective change management through both creative and pragmatic approaches. Graduates will be prepared for leading organisational change.||Professionalism and social responsibility, Working independently and with others, Communication|
|Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (Leadership and Innovation)
Students will graduate with knowledge and skills applicable for business and industry. They will have advanced understanding of the rapidly changing business world and will be able to critically analyse business problems, apply theory to identify and implement solutions
|Define the problem: graduates will be able to understand the broad context of an industry, and its challenges and define specific problems in a way that can be easily communicated and understood to others.||Problem Solving, Communication|
|Gather and analyse evidence: graduates will develop and refine skills around collecting and analysing useful data required to consider problems and provide ways of understanding, communicating and developing solutions.||Analysis and Inquiry, Communication|
|Demonstrate management: graduates will use project management knowledge and skills to achieve the completion of industry standard deliverables. Graduates will administer projects by drawing on practical experience and theoretical approaches to management.||Working independently and with others, Communication|
Standard three semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum six semesters.
Related Courses (Double Degrees, Nested Courses and Alternative Exits)
Students may exit with a Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (Innovation and Leadership) after completion of 12cp in this course.
|Year||CSP Places Available||Eligible for Student
Income Support (Centrelink)
- 2014->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Mixed Mode
- 2015->UC - Ducere, Online-Mixed Mode
- 2016->UC - Ducere, Online-Mixed Mode
- 2017->UC - Ducere, Online-Mixed Mode
- 2018->UC - Ducere, Online-Mixed Mode
- 2019->UC - Ducere, Online-Mixed Mode
View the number of student enrolments for this course for the previous full year. Please note that course numbers are indicative only and in no way reflect individual class sizes.