Master of Business Administration 

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Top reasons to study your MBA at UQ 

UQ MBA Excellent Outcomes

Excellent outcomes 

100% of our graduates seeking a new role found it in 3 months. Earn $60K more than peers.

UQ MBA Flexible study options

Flexible study options 

Learn in-person or online. Graduate in 1 year or study part-time. A timetable to suit every schedule.

UQ MBA learn with the best

Learn with the best 

We are ranked #1 worldwide for student quality. Join the brightest minds with experience to match.

UQ MBA Rich student experience

Rich student experience 

Gain valuable opportunities beyond the classroom for a successful career.

MBA webinar recording

View the recent webinar session with UQ Master of Business Administration Director, Dr Nicole Hartley, as she answers all your questions about our MBA program. 

 

Excellent graduate outcomes

Transform your career with an MBA program with proven graduate outcomes. Our graduates have secured roles as CEOs, CFOs, CMOs and more. Our dedicated team of career experts are committed to making your goals a reality. Once you enrol, you’ll have access to their personalised support and guidance for life. You'll also benefit from internship opportunities, mentoring programs and Vmock, an AI platform to advance your job readiness.

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“Our MBA will broaden your critical thinking, creativity and agility to respond to an ever-changing business landscape. It will help you rise to the unexpected and lead the business when it needs it most.”

Dr Nicole Hartley 
UQ MBA Director and Associate Professor in Marketing 

Learn and network with the best 

Our engaging, award-winning lecturers collaborate with industry to shape the leaders of tomorrow. In class, you'll form lifelong relationships with students who have an average of 13 years of experience across diverse industries. Their unique perspectives and professional experiences will challenge and expand your mindset. This dynamic classroom experience will equip you with the confidence, skills, networks, and leadership agility to tackle global business challenges.

See who you'll learn from 

Learn why we have the #1 MBA in the world for student quality

Meet our graduating class of 2021

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How you'll study: Our MBA, your way

Exceed your expectations, not your limitations. Fit study into your schedule, wherever you are. Step into our virtual classroom or connect in person at our convenient Brisbane location. It’s your choice on the day. You can also choose to complete your program in 1 year, 2 years, or up to 7 years. With 2 intakes a year, you can start your studies in January or June. 

Hybrid learning

Join us in person at our CBD location, study online via live classes, or do a bit of both – whatever works best with your schedule, and it's your choice on the day.

Industry connections

Learn from industry leaders who are experts in their field. Hear from industry guest speakers or work with real industry clients or on your own entrepreneurial venture to address business challenges. 

Global study opportunities

Gain international experience and expand your network overseas with a short-term exchange to a partner institution like Harvard Business School.

Develop career-ready skills 

Work with our dedicated Career Consultants and participate in career development programs, events, and networking opportunities. Get lifelong advice on building your personal brand and showcasing your in-demand skills to employers.

MBA program structure

The UQ MBA includes 12 courses. Your final course will be a client-facing capstone project designed to prepare you for industry or entrepreneurial success. See the complete list of courses here. 

Graduates of the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ course can get course credit for the UQ MBA program.

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Entrepreneurship Capstone  

Learn best-practice processes to increase the success, sustainability and scalability of a new venture, startup or your own idea.

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Industry Engagement Capstone 

Work in teams to design and execute a strategic project for an industry partner in the corporate, not-for-profit, government or startup sector.

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A rich student experience

Memories for a lifetime. Access exclusive events and career development programs to connect with industry and passionate alumni. Pursue your passion and meet like-minded peers by joining MBA student clubs. Practice classroom learnings and make a difference with our Social Economic Engagement Program or participate in short-term global experiences to partner institutions, including Harvard Business School. The UQ MBA offers countless opportunities for a rich, valuable student experience while preparing you for a successful career.

3 powerful benefits to studying your MBA in person

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Step onto our convenient Brisbane City campus from the comfort of home!

Blurring the boundary between a university campus and a contemporary workplace, this dynamic and vibrant business hub is the perfect place to study your MBA. Our classrooms are specifically designed to support lively discussion for both online and in-person students. 

Take the 360 tour of our City Classroom and campus now 

MBA scholarship and fees 

There’s never been a better time to invest in your future. To support you in funding your MBA studies, learn more about:

MBA graduate Kate Bennett

“The UQ MBA gave me the game-changing confidence and skills to communicate with other C-suite executives.”

Kate Bennett
Class of 2018
 

MBA alumni success stories 

Discover their stories to inspire your own. 

  • Change-maker and HR leader Julia Poloai explains why her urge to gain global experience and make a difference in people’s lives led her to an unexpected study choice she’ll never look back from.
  • It took a devastating diagnosis for Timmothy Green, a previous Army Captain to master change and find a new purpose. He explains how the MBA helped him prepare for a new role as a consultant – and one which also allows him to spend more time with his wife-to-be.
  • Samantha Rush has always been driven by curiosity; from pulling apart and rebuilding appliances in childhood, to today rebuilding systems, processes and businesses in her career. She shares how the combination of curiosity, courage and a UQ MBA have allowed her to take the driver's seat and shape her own impact.

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Still have questions?

View our frequently asked questions or register for a callback. We can personalise a consultation to help you reach your career goals.

 

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*This program is currently under review. Please visit future-students.uq.edu.au for up-to-date information but note, changes may not be reflected there until late 2023.

Are you a UQ MBA alumnus?

Join your UQ MBA alumni community and see what benefits you can access by visiting our UQ MBA Alumni page.