Master of Business

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Program Description

Master of Business

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

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Master of Business

CRICOS code: 061303B

Units to complete: 12

Duration: on campus 1.5 years full-time, distance 6 years part-time

Start dates: March, July

Campus: Toowoomba, Springfield



Entry requirements

• English IELTS 6.5 or equivalent

• 3-year bachelor degree or equivalent

Accounting and Sustainable Business/Business Forensics specialisations:

approved undergraduate degree in Commerce (Accounting) or a related discipline/Master of Professional Accounting/Diploma of Business


Alternative entry

• English IELTS 6.5 or equivalent

• Postgraduate Certificate in Business (GPA 4.0)

• Minimum of 5 years full-time equivalent relevant work experience

Program focus


Accounting and Sustainable Business


This specialisation provides advanced study in corporate environmental management, environmental politics and policy, and accounting and finance issues related to sustainability. Graduates in business (or related disciplines) may be eligible for up to four exemptions for foundation courses, to be granted on the basis of prior successful completion of relevant undergraduate study.



Applied Finance

This specialisation provides advanced study in finance, including global financial markets, investment management strategies and international financial management Graduates in business (or related disciplines) may be eligible for up to four exemptions for foundation courses, to be granted on the basis of prior successful completion of relevant undergraduate study. Graduates of this specialisation also meet the educational entrance requirements to become a Senior Associate member of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (Finsia), and meet the education requirements for professional membership of the Finance and Treasury Association (FTA).



Business Forensics

This specialisation focuses on the prevention and detection of fraud and manipulation of financial reports. It provides advanced study in forensic accounting, financial statement analysis, business intelligence and information security, which are key skills for accountants who wish to specialise in this field. Graduates in Business (or related disciplines) may be eligible for up to four exemptions for foundation courses, to be granted on the basis of prior successful completion of relevant undergraduate study.



Information Systems

This specialisation provides advanced study in information systems planning and implementation, decision support, data communications, project management, information security and strategy. Graduates in Business (or related disciplines) may be eligible for up to four exemptions for foundation courses, to be granted on the basis of prior successful completion of relevant undergraduate study.



Personal Financial Planning

This specialisation provides advanced study in financial planning for candidates wishing to practise as a financial planning professional. Completion of the Master of Business with this specialisation enables graduates to satisfy the requirements to become licensed as financial services providers or authorised representatives, and provides graduates with advanced standing into the CFP® Certification Program with the Financial Planning Association of Australia. Any exemptions granted may affect this standing, so the student is advised to confer with the Association.



Property

This specialisation provides a concise, focused program that considers all aspects of property, including the development of new property projects, ownership and management of property assets, and consideration of the legal environment in which projects are managed. Graduates in business and property-related disciplines may be eligible for up to four exemptions for elective courses, to be granted on the basis of prior successful completion of relevant undergraduate study.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Campus or Online
Start Date
Start date
Jan. 2017
Duration
Duration
3 - 12 semesters
Part time
Full time
Price
Price
19,200 AUD
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Deadline
Start date Jan. 2017
Place
Australia
Application deadline Request Info
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Duration 3 - 12 semesters
Price 19,200 AUD
(campus), 15840 AUD (distance) per year