Master Program in Business Studies in Australia

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Business Studies

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.

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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. [+]

Best Masters in Business Studies in Australia 2017. 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... [-]

Master of Professional Practicing Accounting

Melbourne Polytechnic
Campus Full time 2 years February 2018 Australia Melbourne

Advance your accounting skills and business acumen into research, further learning or professional practice, with Melbourne Polytechnic’s Master of Professional and Practising Accounting (MPPA). [+]

Advance your accounting skills and business acumen into research, further learning or professional practice, with Melbourne Polytechnic’s Master of Professional and Practising Accounting (MPPA). Designed for progressive, hardworking, business-minded graduates and for those wanting to excel in the professional accounting field, the MPPA offers a plethora of employment opportunities, from working as an academic to a CFO, in any corner of the globe! Keep up, move on and get ahead The global business world is evolving at an ever increasing rate. Companies want professionals who are able to identify trends and propose corporate adaptations that ensure financial and operational viability. Opportunities to undertake Master level studies in Professional and Practising Accounting with a broad grasp of corporate, national and global business environments are rare. We offer the MPPA as an effective route to generate professional accounting capabilities for managers. You’ll develop the multidisciplinary skills necessary to make significant contributions to: corporate planning data informatio and knowledge management leadership of management teams development of corporate policy Contributions to corporate planning are especially relevant to the acquisition and exploitation of new capabilities and their longer term impact. You’ll be able to demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills with: creativity and initiative to new situations in professional practice and/or for further learning a high level of personal autonomy and accountability effective execution of substantial research-based projects Exit Points You’re able to exit the course after one year with a Graduate Diploma of Professional and Practising Accounting, then choose to complete their Master... [-]

Master of Business France-Australia Dual Degree

IPAG Business School
Campus September 2017 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. 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. [-]

Masters Degree Global Business Management

Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School
Campus Full time 2 years July 2017 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 Project Management

Bond University
Campus Full time 72 weeks January 2018 Australia Robina

This program provides a comprehensive business-ready foundation that will equip students from any background with the knowledge required to develop a career and expertise in project management. [+]

Best Masters in Business Studies in Australia 2017. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Successful completion of any undergraduate degree or relevant qualifications / professional experience deemed equivalent by the Executive Dean. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION This program provides a comprehensive business-ready foundation that will equip students from any background with the knowledge required to develop a career and expertise in project management. The program features four distinct study themes including strategy, sustainability, managing complex problems and teams, and virtual teams and global working. External speakers from leading investment banks, credit agencies and portfolio fund managers contribute to case studies and workshops. 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 Project Management (4) Principles of Project Management Project Finance and Procurement Project Planning Risk Management Graduate Diploma in Project Management (8) Expert Witness and Dispute Resolution Principles of Project Management Project Finance and Procurement Project Resource Planning Project Portfolio and Program Management Risk Management 2 x Approved Elective Subjects Master of Project Management (12) To complete a Master of Project Management, you must complete all of the following subjects: Expert Witness and Dispute Resolution Principles of Project Management Project Finance and Procurement Project Resource Planning Project Portfolio and Program Management Risk Management Research Methods in Humanities & Social Sciences Research Project (20 credit points) 3 x Approved General Elective Subjects PROFESSIONAL OUTCOMES This degree will provide you with the ability to... [-]

CEMS Master’s in International Management (CEMS MIM)

CEMS - The Global Alliance in Management Education
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Australia Sydney

The CEMS MIM is a postgraduate, pre-experience degree open to a select group of students enrolled on a Master’s programme in one of 28 leading institutions [+]

CEMS MIM Master’s in International Management 

CEMS is a strategic alliance of business schools, multinational companies and NGOs that together offer the CEMS Master's in International Management (MIM). The CEMS administrative officeis located on the HEC campus close to Paris, with the programme and corporate relations being managed by a dedicated team within each member school. You will find all CEMS member universities by using the keywords "CEMS" in the Master in Management Compasssearch engine or by clicking on the CEMS partners list below.

The CEMS MIM is a pre-experience postgraduate degree open to multilingual students enrolled in a Master's in Management program at one of the CEMS member schools. Students study at their home university for one semester and then spend a second semester at a different CEMS member school. Some students may even opt to take both semesters abroad, in two different schools (the “tri-national track”). Other key components of the course include: core courses in Strategy and Cross-Cultural Management, elective courses, skill seminars, business project and an obligatory international internship.... [-]


Master of Finance DMFC

University of South Australia
Campus Full time 2 years January 2018 Australia Adelaide

Our Master of Finance will provide you with the advanced skills and knowledge to address global business challenges and develop your career in the fast-developing finance profession. This program incorporates real industry data into its curriculum and is informed by the most up-to-date industry standards. [+]

Best Masters in Business Studies in Australia 2017. Our Master of Finance will provide you with the advanced skills and knowledge to address global business challenges and develop your career in the fast-developing finance profession. This program incorporates real industry data into its curriculum and is informed by the most up-to-date industry standards. In addition to a business core, this program gives the chance to study areas such as advanced corporate finance, advanced investment management and behavioural finance. You will gain an expert-level understanding of finance theory and further develop your research skills. This postgraduate qualification also has a strong focus on experience-based learning and is taught in our state-of-the-art facilities. Upon completion, you will be well equipped to address practical issues in the financial services sector and further your career locally or abroad. From investment banking and superannuation, to mergers and research, opportunities exist in a range of fields. This program is designed to provide you with a broad range of skills and expertise however if your interests are more aligned to a specific area of finance, you may wish to study the banking specialisation. The University of South Australia is one of the nation’s premier business schools, ranked in the top one per cent worldwide. Professional recognition The Master of Finance, Master of Finance (Banking) program is recognised as a Financial Risk Manager (FRM) Academic Partner by the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP). This status is granted to institutions whose degree programs incorporate at least 70% of... [-]

Master of Business Research (MBSR)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
Campus or Online Full time Part time 3 - 6 semesters February 2018 Australia Toowoomba Australia Online + 2 more

The aim of the Master of Business Research is to train you in high-level business research, for either academic or senior management purposes. [+]

Take your research skills to a whole new level The aim of the Master of Business Research is to train you in high-level business research, for either academic or senior management purposes. You will undertake a significant piece of research in your area of interest, using your specialist knowledge and advanced research techniques to explore the resolution of a management problem. It is expected that the research you conduct over several years will make an important contribution to the development of new knowledge, community development and solutions for industry and government. Career outcomes The Master of Business Research will enhance your role in senior management, or prepare you for a career in academia. It is also a stepping stone to further research degrees, such as a PhD. Entry Requirements 3-year bachelor-appropriate degree in business, commerce or a related field from a recognised university Minimum GPA of 5.0 on a 7.0 point scale in undergraduate degree, or a minimum 5.5 for the 2nd and 3rd years of the degree Applicants intending to undertake a dissertation in information systems must have prior studies in information systems or computing. On application, candidates must be able to provide an outline of the dissertation topic they intend to pursue English Language Requirements All students are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program. [-]

Master of Professional Accounting

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

The two-year Master of Professional Accounting is suitable if you have an undergraduate degree without an accounting major. This degree helps you develop your understanding of accounting, economics, management and related areas. [+]

Best Masters in Business Studies in Australia 2017. The two-year Master of Professional Accounting is suitable if you have an undergraduate degree without an accounting major. This degree helps you develop your understanding of accounting, economics, management and related areas. It is a suitable course for people interested in changing their career paths or broadening the options in their existing field in, for example, engineering, medicine, science or the arts. We are partnered with CPA, ICAA and the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative and is a signatory to the United Nations' Principles of Responsible Management Education. These partnerships, education and research commitments ensure we offer a highly regarded, global perspective on business and finance. Opportunities to study overseas include student exchange programs with our partner universities in over 30 countries, including the University of Innsbruck, Copenhagen Business School, the Berlin School of Economics or France's BEM Management School. You'll be eligible for membership to professional bodies like CPA Australia, Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA), Institute of Public Accountants (IPA), and London's Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Completion of the Master program includes entry to the Professional Year of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. This 12-month program offers extended practical skills and training, with networking opportunities and includes an internship. The professional year can be done overseas. 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... [-]

Master of International Business

The University of Newcastle, GradSchool (Online)
Campus Full time May 2018 Australia Newcastle

A Master of International Business through the University of Newcastle offers a strategically developed program that will enrich your approach to international leadership, enhance your ability to think and act analytically as well as master strategic capabilities. You will be a communicator, with the skills to operate effectively in the international business community, with cross-cultural sensitivity and awareness. [+]

The context of the business environment is becoming increasingly global. To reflect this organisations are looking for people with an international perspective to their qualifications. A Master of International Business will provide graduates with superior knowledge and skills to operate in the global business environment. The international business environment changes constantly, as such the study of international business is a dynamic and evolving field. This program will provide you with a global mindset to apply to business management and practice. The Master of International Business is one of the few programs that recognises relevant professional experience and may result in credit being granted for up to four courses. This means you could reduce your study by up to a third! Is it for you? Are you looking to enhance your understanding of International Business to further or facilitate a change in your career? The ever increasing integration and interdependence between countries means increasingly business require international expertise. Achieving a Master of International Business will position you to take advantage of this as well as demonstrate your ability and dedication, and increase your employability in professional management positions across many areas of business. The Master of International Business focuses on developing skills and understanding required to be a successful manager for organisations with an international focus by enriching student’s knowledge on various areas of a global business including international strategy, marketing across countries, international human resources management and cross cultural negotiation. This postgraduate qualification can be a key to your future... [-]

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. 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... [-]

Education Solutions

Center for Creative Leadership
Campus Part time September 2017 Australia Mount Eliza

The Center's custom solutions are about the future of leadership development. We address individual leader development needs while establishing systematic, integrated leadership development practices within organizations. [+]

In an era of high stakes accountability and rising expectations, the CCL's Education Sector (ES) group brings a leadership development resource to contemporary educators to assist them with the tough but critical job of reforming and restructuring schools and school districts. Strengthening the leadership capability of those responsible for K-12 public and private schools, colleges and universities so that educational reforms for excellence can occur is its unique and important mission.

Producing Breakthrough Results in Education

One example of the breakthrough results our programs produce is found in the experiences of the South Carolina Department of Education. Personnel statistics showed nearly half of the state's principals would be eligible to retire within five years, creating an unprecedented demand for new school leaders.... [-]


Master of Professional Accounting

The University of Notre Dame Australia
Campus Full time Part time 2 years January 2018 Australia Fremantle Broome Sydney + 3 more

The Master of Professional Accounting is designed for graduate undertaking a degree in a discipline other than accounting who wishes to undertake specialist studies to pursue a career in accounting. [+]

Master of Professional Accounting

The Master of Professional Accounting is designed for graduate undertaking a degree in a discipline other than accounting who wishes to undertake specialist studies to pursue a career in accounting. Graduates will gain the necessary qualifications to enter this dynamic and highly respected profession which is in great demand by industry and business, both in Australia and globally. The Master of Professional Accounting is a first step towards a passport to work anywhere in the world.

This is a fast track program to tertiary Accounting qualification. The program is endorsed by the National Institute of Accountants (NIA) and is accredited by both the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICCA) and CPA Australia (CPAA). Successful completion of the Master of Accounting enables graduates to gain entry to either ICAA or the CPAA professional program.... [-]


Master of Global Business (MGB)

SP Jain Global School of Management
Campus Full time 16 months September 2017 Australia Sydney

The Master of Global Business (MGB) is a 16-month*, full-time course designed to provide graduates in-depth cross-functional knowledge of business and a sound understanding of how businesses operate in a global environment. [+]

Overview The Master of Global Business (MGB) is a 16-month*, full-time course designed to provide graduates in-depth cross-functional knowledge of business and a sound understanding of how businesses operate in a global environment. The course makes use of a blended learning model that includes simulations, group-work, real-world case studies, enabling students to relate theoretical aspects of business to the practical challenges facing today’s global business managers. * The 16-month course includes 12 months of academic study followed by a mandatory 4-month internship. Highlights of MGB New Specialisation in E-Business Business Education 2.0 curriculum Corporate Readiness training Australian degree Accredited by ABEST21, Japan Multinational Career Services Offices in 4 countries New and improved curriculum focuses on enhancing your employability in a global setting Pre-term learning component reduces classroom time spent learning “conceptual components” creating time for more applied on campus learning Tri-City Model The MGB course is conducted across our campuses in Dubai, Sydney and Singapore. All MGB students, regardless of their specialisation, split the duration of their academic study between the three campuses. Admission Eligibility What we are looking for: As this is a post-graduate program, Master’s degree, you must already be a university graduate to apply. Candidates who do not have their final year results may apply to the program but S P Jain can only make a conditional offer. Candidates must have completed their secondary education in English. The candidate must have 0-3 years of work experience. Candidates with over 3 years of work experience may apply to... [-]

Master of Human Resources Management

University of Newcastle
Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 Australia Newcastle

The purpose of this program is to educate human resource management (HRM) and employment relations (ER) professionals. You will learn to make well-informed decisions about motivating and managing people, allowing them to make a significant strategic contribution to their organisations. [+]

Your future

Graduates can start their careers or improve their current positions in specialist human resource management (HRM) or employment relations (ER) roles. The program provides the necessary professional knowledge, as well as specific skills training in areas such as negotiation, advocacy, organisational design, research and analysis, training and evaluation, and communication. The Master of HRM prepares graduates for positions in HRM, strategic planning, organisational development, industrial relations, communications, remuneration, learning, program evaluation, and policy development.

Our program is highly regarded. We have an active and distinguished Industry Advisory Committee providing advice on new and existing courses and facilitating our strong professional links to industry and community. Many of our Australian graduates are in senior HRM/ER roles in leading Newcastle and NSW organisations, and many of our international students have returned to impressive careers in their home countries.... [-]