Master Program in Business Studies in Australia

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A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

Business studies provide foundational learning for students who want to work in some capacity of business. Available at universities and business schools all over the world, students will learn business basics such as finance and management. 

Australia has the third largest number of foreign students in the world despite having a community of only 23 million. These are strong academic credentials, but Australian institutions are just as highly ranked as the cities that house them around the native land.

Top Master Programs in Business Studies in Australia 2017/2018

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Master of Valuation and Property Development (Professional)

Bond University
Campus Full time 92 weeks January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Valuation and Property Development (Professional) provides you with a wide range of skills that can be applied to global property markets. [+]

Best Masters in Business Studies in Australia 2017/2018. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework Level 7 Bachelor degree at an approved institution. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Master of Valuation and Property Development (Professional) provides you with a wide range of skills that can be applied to global property markets. This program is designed to equip you with strong knowledge and advanced technical skills applicable to a variety of career paths such as investment, finance, asset management and research. This degree also provides the opportunity to specialise in property valuation. PROGRAM STRUCTURE This program enables you to exit after four subjects with a graduate certificate, after eight subjects with a graduate diploma or complete 12 subjects for a master’s degree. [-]

Master of Valuation and Property Development

Bond University
Campus Full time 72 weeks January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Valuation and Property Development provides you with a wide range of skills that can be applied to global property markets. [+]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Successful completion of any undergraduate degree or relevant qualifications / professional experience deemed equivalent by the Executive Dean. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Master of Valuation and Property Development provides you with a wide range of skills that can be applied to global property markets. This program is designed to equip you with strong knowledge and advanced technical skills applicable to a variety of career paths such as investment, finance, asset management and research. This degree also provides the opportunity to specialise in property valuation. PROGRAM STRUCTURE This program enables you to exit after four subjects with a graduate certificate, after eight subjects with a graduate diploma or complete 12 subjects for a master’s degree. Graduate Certificate of Valuation and Property Development (4) Complete two of the following subjects: Corporate Real Estate Property Development and Feasibility Analysis Project Finance and Procurement Property Investment and Valuation Real Estate Finance and Taxation Real Estate Investment Trust Analysis Real Estate Property Rights Risk Management Plus two of the approved electives from the postgraduate subject offerings in the Faculty of Society & Design. Graduate Diploma of Valuation and Property Development (8) Complete four of the following subjects: Corporate Real Estate Project Finance and Procurement Property Development and Feasibility Analysis Property Investment and Valuation Real Estate Finance and Taxation Real Estate Investment Trust Analysis Real Estate Property Rights Risk Management Plus four of the approved electives from the postgraduate subject offerings in the Faculty of Society & Design. Master of Valuation and Property Development (12)... [-]

Master of Sustainable Environments and Planning

Bond University
Campus Full time 72 weeks January 2018 Australia Robina

This program provides two specialisations: Environmental Management or Urban Design and Planning. [+]

Best Masters in Business Studies in Australia 2017/2018. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework Level 7 Bachelor degree at an approved institution. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION This program provides two specialisations: Environmental Management or Urban Design and Planning. The Environmental Management specialisation provides an in-depth examination of environmental management, including field work. The content is globally focused, providing qualifications that are in demand worldwide. The Urban Design and Planning curriculum equips you with the theoretical and practical skills required to undertake the design, appraisal and management of urban and regional developments. With this qualification, professionals from a built environment background will be able to undertake urban planning and development at a professional level. PROGRAM STRUCTURE This program enables you to exit after four subjects with a graduate certificate, after eight subjects with a graduate diploma or complete 12 subjects for a master’s degree. Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Environments and Planning (4) Complete four of the following subjects: Environmental Assessment Environmental Management and Climate Change Environmental Science Field Work Planning and Assessment Processes Planning Theory and Ethics Project Planning and Scheduling Regional Planning Policy and Practice Sustainable Communities Urban Design and Place Making Economics of Sustainable Development Graduate Diploma in Sustainable Environments and Planning (8) If you have obtained a relevant undergraduate degree and seek accreditation by the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA), you must complete the following eight subjects: Economics of Sustainable Development Environmental Management and Climate Change Planning Theory and Ethics Project Planning and Scheduling Regional Planning Policy and... [-]

Master of Business (Professional)

Bond University
Campus Full time Part time 92 weeks January 2018 Australia Robina + 1 more

The professional program follows the same structure as the Master of Business program with an additional 20-week Work Integrated Learning component. [+]

The professional program follows the same structure as the Master of Business program with an additional 20-week Work Integrated Learning component. Work Integrated Learning is a 45 credit point subject designed to promote and support learning, personal development and professional practice. The subject focuses on developing self-analysis and reflective learning skills, and applying theoretical solutions for practical workplace problems. [-]

Master of Business

Bond University
Campus Full time 72 weeks January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Business provides students with a foundation in a variety of business practices, plus the ability to specialise in Finance, International Business or Marketing. [+]

Best Masters in Business Studies in Australia 2017/2018. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree at a credit average from a recognised institution. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Master of Business provides students with a foundation in a variety of business practices, plus the ability to specialise in Finance, International Business or Marketing. Designed for recent graduates and professionals looking to change their career focus, the Master of Business provides a strong grounding for advancement in business. PROGRAM STRUCTURE Core Subjects (7) Accounting Principles Analysis and Application Behaviour in Organisations Economics for Business Managerial Finance Marketing Fundamentals Strategy OR Entrepreneurship Specialisations (5) You must complete five subjects from one of the following disciplines: Finance International Business Marketing PROFESSIONAL OUTCOMES Master of Business graduates should have highly developed planning, analytical and interpersonal skills that will enable them to professionally advance their career prospects in business. The program also provides global networking opportunities. [-]

Master of Business Management

University of Canberra
Campus Full time 4 semesters January 2018 Australia Canberra

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. [+]

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 &... [-]

Master of Sustainable Agriculture

Charles Sturt University
Campus or Online Full time Part time 18 - 36 months January 2018 Australia Orange + 1 more

CSU's Sustainable Agriculture program is flexible, and designed to meet the needs of agriculture by equipping students with the necessary skills to balance the natural resource, human and economic factors that affect agricultural sustainability. [+]

Best Masters in Business Studies in Australia 2017/2018. CSU's Sustainable Agriculture program is flexible, and designed to meet the needs of agriculture by equipping students with the necessary skills to balance the natural resource, human and economic factors that affect agricultural sustainability. Why study this course? CSU's Master of Sustainable Agriculture brings together studies in the three key domains of sustainability: agricultural and natural systems, agribusiness, and the humanities. Through the development of creative and critical perspectives on sustainability, the course focuses on innovative ways of enhancing agriculture for the medium to long term. Graduates are equipped to provide leadership in policy, research and strategic management that is relevant to a wide range of industry contexts. The Master of Sustainable Agriculture designed to meet the needs of agriculture by equipping students with the necessary skills to balance the natural resource, human and economic factors that affect agricultural sustainability. Graduates are equipped to provide leadership in policy, research and strategic management that is relevant to a wide range of industry contexts. The Master of Sustainable Agriculture aims to promote advanced, critical reflection by promoting the acquisition of advanced analytical and problem solving skills and conceptual insight that will enhance the capacity of the candidate to undertake positions of significant responsibility in their chosen field; and encouraging excellence in scholarship and / or focused research within the candidate's discipline area. The Master of Sustainable Agriculture aims to promote advanced, critical reflection by: promoting the acquisition of advanced analytical and problem-solving skills and... [-]

Master of Business and Innovation (MBSI)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
Campus or Online Full time Part time 18 - 72 months February 2018 Australia Toowoomba Springfield Australia Online + 3 more

Make your next great career move with USQ’s Master of Business and Innovation. You will be able to choose two specialisations that will broaden your knowledge, enhance your expertise and complement your career ambitions. [+]

Are you ready for your future career? Make your next great career move with USQ’s Master of Business and Innovation. You will be able to choose two specialisations that will broaden your knowledge, enhance your expertise and complement your career ambitions. Majors Agribusiness (not available in 2017) Big Data and Visualisation Crisis Management Digital Transformation Enterprise Leadership Finance General International Business Professional Communication Sustainable Business The third component of your studies will be a research project which will expand your knowledge in innovative business and entrepreneurship. Choose either an Applied Research or embark on Advanced Research. The Applied Research has a practical emphasis on innovative and creative approaches to current issues in the business environment. You can use your own experiences as a backdrop to your studies and develop a research project based on your current workplace. The Advanced Research specialisation will allow you to gain an in-depth understanding of your business interests. Using research methods, you will explore different approaches to business and entrepreneur problems solving. This specialisation also offers a research based pathway into a PhD. This degree emphasises collaboration with other specialisations to prepare you for decision making in the future - ensuring you are well equipped for this era of innovation. Entry Requirements A bachelors degree or equivalent in a business-related discipline *USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Business provides a pathway into the Master of Business and Innovation for students who meet the work experience requirements but do not hold a Graduate Certificate at AQF level 8... [-]

Master of Strategic Supply Chain Management (Extension)

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The ever growing interest among business managers and academics into supply chains, the emergence of advanced service economies, connected information systems which includes disruptive technologies, cloud computing and data analytics, new management practices and approaches, and the pressure of global competition, have placed a premium on those who have a broad understanding of how to plan and manage complex business operations and related processes. Further, in today's volatile environment, risk and complexity in supply chains have been major issues faced by industry which encourages businesses to engender a more organic capability to deal with unexpected disruptions. This course is designed to cater for the needs of those employed in all sectors of business, and who seek advanced knowledge of supply chain networks, procurement strategies, operations and logistics management. The Master of Strategic Supply Chain Management (Extension) is designed for those who wish to gain significant insight and skills in these areas. The additional subject choices this program provides includes opportunity to specialise more deeply into the core strategic and tactical aspect of network and logistics network design, as well as the systematic application of improvement methodology within procurement and supply chain processes which help reduce variability and uncertainty through the supply chain enabling better control of product and service quality. In addition to operations and supply chain management capabilities, students further enhance skills, professional practice, specialist knowledge and capabilities through better understanding of organisational and management practices and international contexts. [+]

The course is designed to cater for the needs of those employed in all sectors of business.

The course provides professionals with advanced value chain management skills and the knowledge to enhance their understanding of the nature and contribution of the operations management, supply chain management and procurement functions at a professional level.

Career options include positions in operations management, service operations management, global logistics and network design, supply chain and logistics management, and strategic procurement.

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Masters Degree Global Business Management

Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School
Campus Full time 2 years July 2018 Australia Sydney

This course was designed for experienced professionals wanting to change or enhance their careers or professionals with an undergraduate degree wishing to take their studies to another level. It provides an international business management qualification that enhances business acumen for the global hospitality and/or services organisation mindset. [+]

Course Entry Requirements Degree Qualification Age English Language Proficiency Qualification Global Business Management Master 21+ 6.5 IELTS ((i) or equivalent) Recognised bachelor degree (any field) How our postgraduate course works This course was designed for experienced professionals wanting to change or enhance their careers or professionals with an undergraduate degree wishing to take their studies to another level. It provides an international business management qualification that enhances business acumen for the global hospitality and/or services organisation mindset. All classes are held at our non-residential Executive Business Centre in Sydney. This location has the added advantage of being close to the hub of international companies in Australia, providing the chance to network while you undertake your studies. Course Units Summary The list below details each of the units within the Global Business Management Master degree throughout the 2 years of study. Every effort is taken to ensure accuracy of information units and lecturers do sometimes change. Current Students should always refer to the “Student and Staff Information System” (SSIS) for up to date information on lecturers, learning outcomes and assessment items. Year 1 Year 2 GBM901 The Global Mindset GBM914 Research Methods GBM902 Global Organisation GBM910 Marketing Across Borders (E) GBM903 Strategic Awareness GBM911 Resilient Businesses (E) GBM904 Entrepreneurship and Innovation GBM912 Negotiation and Conflict Resolution (E) GBM905 Global Projects GBM913 Evaluating Technology for Global Business (E) GBM906 The Global Economy GBM915 Research Project (E) GBM907 Business Ethics GBM916 Global Human Resources Management (E) GBM908 Financial Decision Making GBM917 Transnational Business... [-]

Master of Property Development and Project Management

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

This course is designed for both property and project management practitioners, and graduates in related fields who wish to extend their qualifications and expertise in property development and project management. Graduates have a commitment to professionalism in the property and project management sector. [+]

This course is for property and project management professionals who want to upgrade their qualifications or expertise or for those who wish to enter the property or project management industries. In their first year students develop an understanding of how to balance private and public interests in urban development, how to apply the principles of project management, and how to assess development feasibility.

Career options include positions in property development in the public and private sectors, and project management.

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Master of International Business

La Trobe University
Campus Full time 2 years March 2018 Australia Melbourne

Whether coming fresh from an undergraduate degree or coming back to study from the workforce, this two-year Master's will help you move into the international arena. [+]

Global markets are of increasing importance in all spheres of business. A Master of International Business builds your understanding of international business and the global economy, as well as the role of managers in this context. Graduates will be ready for roles in organisations with a global outlook, including joint ventures, import and export companies, and other companies engaged in international trade. Whether coming fresh from an undergraduate degree or coming back to study from the workforce, this two-year Master's will help you move into the international arena. Opportunities to study overseas while studying include student exchange programs with our partner universities in over 30 countries. English Language Requirements IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0. TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English). TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22. La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website. English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English) for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0. Pearson... [-]

Master of Business Administration

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The UTS MBA is distinguished from the competition by its practical, vocational orientation and by the open architecture of the course design. All MBA subjects are approved by an industry board that insists on 'relevance to workplace' as a pre-eminent subject design principle. The MBA provides knowledge and skills that are essential for superior management performance. [+]

The course provides unparalleled program flexibility. Students design their MBA to match their employment aspirations. A wide range of specialist skills is also introduced through a choice of majors and sub-majors. The teaching staff are drawn from among the finest researchers and university educators around the world, keeping students abreast of current trends and focusing on the global picture.

General management skills develop expertise in strategic thinking, critical analysis, developing and implementing business plans, decision-making under uncertainty, understanding organisational dynamics, motivating others, effective communication, leadership, and promoting change in dynamic environments. Functional skills develop competency in a number of key disciplines including accounting, finance, marketing and human resources management. Specialist skills are introduced in areas such as: international marketing; human resource management; management in the public, private and international spheres; tourism; sport; arts management; engineering management; and information technology. ... [-]


Master of Business (Research)

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Master of Business (Research) is for students who may be required to transfer from a Doctor of Philosophy. Students extend and deepen their knowledge through an appropriate research investigation under supervision by UTS: Business academic staff. [+]

This program is suitable for students who may be required to transfer from a Doctor of Philosophy. Students develop critical and analytical skills and advanced research skills to enable in-depth exploration of their chosen area.

Career options include management-level positions in industry or government, and academic positions.

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Master of Business France-Australia Dual Degree

IPAG Business School
Campus January 2018 Australia Sydney

Each of the Newcastle master’s programmes incorporates a special focus on the Asia-Pacific markets and their importance in the global business environment. [+]

Best Masters in Business Studies in Australia 2017/2018. Presentation This valued partnership between Ipag Business School and the University of Newcastle enables students to pursue a double degree in one of three areas: Master of Business, Master of Marketing, Master of Human Resource Management. Each of the Newcastle master’s programmes incorporates a special focus on the Asia-Pacific markets and their importance in the global business environment. These three masters are designed for students who have graduated from a broad spectrum of business programmes and who wish to upgrade and update their knowledge and skills for the new global business world. Students will develop strategic management competencies in the main decision-making areas of their programme and examine new issues in the modern business environment. This programme is taught in English and consist of two components: 1st semester at Ipag Business School Nice, 2nd semester at Newcastle University. [-]