University of Southern Queensland (UniSQ)

Master of Business Administration

University of Southern Queensland (UniSQ)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00244B (QLD); 02225M (NSW)

Designed to shift your thinking from operational to strategic, USQ's new accelerated Master of Business Administration (MBA) provides the tools to advance your career and deliver value and innovation to your organisation.USQ’s online MBA is offered in consecutive 8-week teaching periods. Study at your own pace or fast-track your studies to get your qualification in 12 months full-time. Gain relevant skills with scenario learning, real-life projects, opportunities for collaboration, and no exams. You'll engage with industry sectors that drive economic productivity for the nation; in agriculture, tourism, mining, health, and education.Two capstone courses allow you to apply your research and analytical skills to explore mega-trends, technological advances and paradigm shifts at the local and global level that have the potential to impact the future of business.

Designed for

Graduates with practical experience in business or government


12 units


  • Core subjects include:Leveraging your leadership identity (compulsory starting course)Making decisions strategicallyAnalysing business dataLeading a high-performance cultureShaping organisational policyBalancing drivers of business performanceDesigning systems for impactCommunicating strategicallyMobilising your peopleLeading through a crisisDriving growth and innovationDreaming big (capstone course)

Standard entry requirements

  • Completion of an Australian university 3-year bachelor degree with a GPA of at least 4.0 out of 7.0, and a minimum of 3 years' professional work experience in business with at least one years’ management or supervisory level experience, or equivalent
  • Or completion of an Australian university Graduate Certificate (or other AQF 8 qualification) with a GPA of at least 4.0 out of 7.0, and a minimum of 1 year's management or supervisory level work experience, or equivalent.


USQ is registered with the Project Management Institute (PMI) as a Global Registered Education Provider. A study of project management at USQ earns professional development units towards certification with PMI including towards the Project Management Professional (PMP). PMI and PMP are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc. The Master of Business Administration (Strategic Human Resource Management) is accredited by Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI).

Study pathways

Articulation from: Graduate Certificate of Business

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Accelerated study International: $47,040 Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Flexible Delivery : 1 year
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year
Online International: $47,034 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Flexible Delivery : 1 year
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

Further information

Not all specialisation courses are available on-campus. There are limited courses available in semester 3.

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