MC-MBAADV v.1 Master of Business Administration (Advanced)
Course CRICOS Code: 093141F
Registered full-time Duration: 2 Years
Master Degrees (Coursework) prepare students to apply advanced knowledge for professional practice, scholarship and further learning corresponding to AQF level 9 qualifications.
This course combines the business acumen of the award winning MBA with advanced units in leadership, critical thinking and ethics. With its focus on strategy and leadership, the course is particularly relevant for students in senior and executive roles dealing with complex organisational and leadership challenges.
Course Accreditation Status
The Master of Business Administration (Advanced) (MC-MBAADV), is expected to be accredited to the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) Programme Accreditation System (EPAS) Accreditation. The Master of Business Administration (Advanced) (MC-MBAADV) will help to maintain accreditation to AACSB, to help gain accreditation to EQUIS, and to retain EPAS MBA accreditation status.
This program provides international students the opportunity to apply for post qualification work visa in Australia after completion.
Additional Course Expenses
Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks and other essential study materials.
Course Entry and Completion Details
Applicants for a Master Degree (Coursework) are required to meet University academic and English language entry standards; details are provided at http://futurestudents.curtin.edu.au. Subject to the duration of the course applicants usually require a Bachelor Degree or equivalent (and may require relevant work experience), Bachelor Honours Degree, Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma. Any specific course entry and completion requirements must also be met.
Specifically, applicants require a bachelor degree from a recognised tertiary institution and at least three years subsequent, relevant work experience. Graduates from the Curtin Graduate Certificate in Business will be considered qualified for entry. Entry to the course is competitive and applicants will be required to undertake an interview as the final stage of application assessment. For international students the minimum English language entry requirement is an IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System) level of 6.5 across all bands (Writing, Speaking, Reading, and Listening) with an overall score of 6.5.
Credit for Recognised Learning
Applications for credit towards a course are assessed on an individual basis. Credit reduces the amount of learning required to complete the course and may be granted for formal education qualifications, non-formal learning from non-award programs of study and informal learning through work experiences. Further information can be found at http://futurestudents.curtin.edu.au.
A student who has successfully completed the requirements of an approved intermediate award may apply for graduation in that award subject to approval of Head of School/Department. Fees apply. Intermediate awards approved for this course:
MC-BUSADM Master of Business Administration
Course Completion Details
The Graduate Board of Examiners requires, unless there are exceptional circumstances, that those with more than two failures in the course or more than four units with grades below 60 per cent be excluded from the course, so as to maintain the high standard expected of such a prestigious qualification.
Master Degrees (Coursework) contain a series of units in a specialised area of study which may include compulsory (core), optional or elective units to cater for student preferences. They may also contain a range of majors/streams for students to choose from.
Course Learning Outcomes
A graduate of this course can:
1. apply foundation knowledge demonstrating a broad coverage of key functional disciplines of business management with a thorough foundation in contemporary business theories; be able to apply these in a group or organisational environment; extend the boundaries of knowledge through an independently identified research problem using a relevant and methodologically sound set of techniques
2. create, critically evaluate and reflect upon innovative ideas and strategies within ambiguous and uncertain business environments (which includes business, government and not-for-profit)
3. select appropriate information using technologies; make valid judgements and synthesise information from a range of sources; access, evaluate and synthesise diverse information for intelligent business application
4. communicate professionally and effectively in ways to appropriately interpret technical and non-technical information to a varied set of stakeholders, for a range of purposes and to a professional standard
5. select and utilise appropriate technologies and appreciate their advantages and limitations
6. possess and be able to use life-long learning strategies to maintain currency in professional practice
7. recognise and apply international perspectives within the business environment; apply international standards of practice and evaluate issues from a variety of perspectives
8. develop shared understandings of contemporary relevant issues which demonstrate a high and balanced level of cultural awareness in a diverse cultural business setting
9. demonstrate, through self-leadership, a duty of care, honesty, integrity, fairness and knowledge of principles and law to uphold the ethical requirements of the profession
Duration and Availability
The course may be completed in 2 years full time or the equivalent in part time study. The course may be completed internally or with a mix of both internal and online study.
Location and delivery Mode
|Year||Location||Period||All*||Internal||Partially Online Internal^||External||Fully Online#|
|2017||Perth City Campus||Trimester 1||Y|
|2017||Perth City Campus||Trimester 2||Y|
|2017||Perth City Campus||Trimester 3||Y|
The information displayed above refers to study periods and locations where the course is available for first time entry. Students are normally only offered or admitted to a course once.
* The course itself may not be available either solely internally or externally but individual units may be offered in either or both of those modes. Prospective students should contact the Course Coordinator for further information.
^ Course and associated units are offered in this mode permitting International Onshore student enrolment.
# Course and associated units are offered in this online only mode and DO NOT permit International Onshore student enrolment.
|STRP-UGNBS||v.2||Undergraduate Non - Business Background Stream (MBA/MBA Adv)||300.0|
|STRP-UGBUS||v.2||Undergraduate Business Background Stream (MBA/MBA Adv)||300.0|
|Year 2 Trimester 2|
|MGMT6052||v.1||Applied Research Project||3.0||50.0|
|SELECT OPTIONAL UNITS TO THE TOTAL VALUE OF:||50.0|
|Optional Units to Select from in Year 2 Trimester 2||Hrs/Wk||Credit|
|MGMT6035||v.1||Strategic Project Management||3.0||25.0|
|MGMT6036||v.1||Fundamentals of Leadership||3.0||25.0|
|MGMT6037||v.2||Entrepreneurship: Innovation and Commercialisation||3.0||25.0|
|MGMT6049||v.1||Strategic Operations Management||3.0||25.0|
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