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Master of Business [M.Bus]

 1.5 years
 full time
 on campus
 Course Based

Field of Study

$ 29,167 

1st Year

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Program Description

  • The University of Queensland offers a Master of Business for a duration of 1.5 years.
  • It is an on-campus, postgraduate coursework program offered on a full-time basis.
  • The Master of Business will hone student's business skills, build specialist knowledge within their chosen field, and take their career to the next level.
  • It is a flexible program consist of core and electives courses which cover topics like economics, information systems, and entrepreneurship in which students can choose to complete two fields of study
    • one field of study and a range of electives
    • one field of study and a research stream
  • This program develops specialized knowledge of business strategies and practices – both in Australia and internationally – by completing at least one field of study.
  • Enrol in an optional research stream and study qualitative and quantitative research methods, and complete a project of student's choice which will open doors to careers in research or consulting, within industry or academia.
  • The program consists of a total number of 24-course units to complete in order to graduate.
  • Depending on student choice of courses, it might be possible to withdraw from the Master of Business at an early exit point and graduate with Graduate Certificate in Business awards.
  • UQ Business School was the first business school in Australia to be accredited by the pre-eminent ranking bodies AACSB International and EQUIS.
  • Graduates use this program to further their research ambitions and proceed to enrol in a PhD program, where they continue developing their research skills and make significant contributions to knowledge.
  • The business programs include topical and innovative study areas and reflect the world right now and address constantly evolving issues in areas like sustainability, climate, entrepreneurship, and new technologies.
  • University provides a Community Engagement Program (CEP) which gives opportunities to students to work on real-life projects with not-for-profit and community organizations.
  • UQ Business School is home to some of the most innovative educators in Australia, and many of them also work in consultancy for leading companies, agencies, and organizations.
  • The Faculty of Business, Economics, and Law's award-winning Student Employability Team (SET) help students to develop their careers through internships, mentoring programs, and career planning advice.
  • Placements/Job opportunities after the Master of Business are Account Manager, Manager Consultant, etc and the average salary goes up to 69,800 USD after completing this program.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration1.5 years
Fees$ 58,334 for 1.5 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Semester1 (Deadline - Feb 24)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE
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Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students must have a bachelor's degree in business to enrol in the program. 
  • Or students may hold a bachelor of Arts (or equivalent) with in political science, sociology, cultural studies, media studies, communication, economics/political economy.
  • Students who have previously undertaken studies in business or commerce, an entry will only be considered for a field not already studied (with the exception of the Supply Chain Management field of study).
  • GPA of at least 4.5 on a 7 point scale is required to be eligible for this program.

Indian Student Eligibility:

Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Completed a 4-year bachelor's degree from a recognized institution.
  • Students must hold a GPA of 4.0 (60%) on a 7 point scale.

Submission of GRE scores is required for this program, the recommended GRE score is 300+ for a better chance of admission.

Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.

Required Document List

Following are the required documents:

  • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements or awards, publications, relevant work, or volunteer experience.
  • UQ Online Applications: Students have to fill an online application to take admission.
  • Academic Transcripts: Students have to provide full academic transcripts that contain student’s unit results.
  • Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE): It is an official document issued to international students by universities in Australia. It confirms that students have accepted a place in a course, and have paid tuition fees and Overseas Student Health Cover premium (OSHC).
  • Employment confirmation: A signed official letter or statement on company letterhead from student employer or organization confirming the dates and type of student employment.
  • Personal Statement: It should include a brief overview of the student’s strengths and any work experience and/or education that they have.
  • Supplementary documents: Students may be required to provide additional information with the application, depending on which Curtin University course they choose.
  • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL other recognized English test results.

Application Deadline

Feb 24

Aug 03

Scores Required

87 / 120

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Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition fees$29167$29167

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing (on-campus)$ 21,360
Housing (off-campus)$ 14,568


Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

Ranked #151/ 400

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Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
UQ India Global Leaders Scholarship Variable Yes 30 May, 2020
UQ Economics India Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Nov, 2020
HASS Scholarship for Excellence - India $6,872 Yes N/A
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship $20,000 Yes N/A
QS Leadership Scholarship $10,000 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
Australian Government Research Training Program Variable Yes N/A
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
Destination Australia Scholarship $11,070 Yes 07 Jul, 2021
Australia Awards Scholarship Variable Yes N/A
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2020 Variable Yes N/A
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VISA & Work Study


An international student must obtain a Student Visa of Australia to study and work in Australia. Students can apply for the Student Visa (subclass 500) after receiving a Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) from UQ.  Visa applications can be submitted online through the Department of Home Affairs. There are different types of visa such as:

  • Student Visa: The student visa is a temporary visa that allows students to come to Australia for a specified period to study at an Australian educational institution. Generally, if students are studying for more than 3 months, they will need a Student Visa. 
  • Visitor Visa: If students are studying for 3 months or less, there are Visitor Visa options. Students may need to apply for a Visitor (Tourist) Visa then they may be able to get a Working Holiday Visa which allows studying for 4 months.
  • Working Holiday Visa: It gives young people between the ages of 18 and 30 (and in some cases between the ages of 18 and 35) the opportunity to enjoy working holidays for up to 36 months.
  • Temporary Graduate Visa: The Temporary Graduate Visa allows graduates to work in Australia temporarily after completing the student’s studies.
  • Relative’s Visitor Visa: If a student's relatives wish to attend the graduation ceremony and require a letter to assist with their Visitor Visa application, they can order an official Graduation letter.
  • Applying For permanent Residency: International students who wish to remain in Australia permanently need to apply for Permanent Residency (PR). 
  • If students are under 18 years of age, they must have approved accommodation and welfare arrangements in place before a visa can be issued.
  • To apply for Student Visa, students will need the following documentation:
    • A copy of the offer letter
    • Valid Passport
    • Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)
    • A copy of electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE)
    • The visa application payment specified on the Department of Home Affairs website.

Work Study

Australia is a great place to work as an international student. Students may choose to work while studying

  • Student Visa allows international students to work part-time while pursuing their full-time degree courses.
  • The student visa allows students to work up to 40 hours per fortnight (two-week period) during university semesters.
  • Student visa holders can work full-time hours during vacations.
  • Casual or part-time work is a great way to provide students with an income while they are studying. 
  • The wage depends on the type of work and the age of the students.

Career and Placement after Course

The career opportunities are:

  • Account Manager
  • Equity Research Analysts
  • Manager Consultant
  • Marketing Manager 
  • Relationship Management
  • Corporate Banking
  • Trade Finance Services

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