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Top reasons to study an 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 online or in-person in the CBD. Study part-time or graduate in 1 year.

UQ MBA learn with the best

Learn with the best 

Join future industry leaders. We rank #1 worldwide for student quality (The Economist, 2022).

UQ MBA Rich student experience

Unique opportunities

Access exclusive events, support and learning experiences beyond the classroom.

Interested in finding out more?

Join us to discover why our MBA is ranked #1 in Australia. Gain insights into life as an MBA student direct from a panel of alumni and experience an exclusive classroom taster at our in-person event. 

In-person: 5.30—7.30pm AEST Thursday 27 October 

Online: 12—1pm AEST Tuesday 8 November

Why study an MBA

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.

How to pick the best MBA for your career

How could an MBA change your life

Is an MBA worth it?

 

MBA Alumni Kate Bannett

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

Kate Bennett
Class of 2018
 

How you'll study: Our MBA your way

Fit study into your schedule, wherever you are. Step into our virtual classroom or connect in person at our convenient Brisbane location. You can also choose to complete your program in 1 year, 2 years, or up to 10 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. It's your choice on the day.

Industry connections

Learn from industry leaders and guest speakers who are experts in their fields. Complete a capstone project where you'll 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 how to build your personal brand and showcase your in-demand skills to employers.

How long does it take to do an MBA?

How can I fit the UQ MBA into my life? 

 

MBA Alumni Chris Hewitt

“As a studying parent, I found that the UQ MBA is naturally structured to be flexible, with intensive courses and weekend options. Even though the program is rigorous, this flexibility recognises MBA students are real people and makes work/life/study balance possible."

Chris Hewitt 
Graduate, Master of Business Administration 

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.

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

See the full list of courses

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:

Learn with the best 

Our engaging, award-winning lecturers collaborate with industry to shape leaders of tomorrow. In class, you’ll form lifelong connections with students from diverse industries, whose unique perspectives and professional experiences, with an average of 12.5 years experience, 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

 

MBA director Nicole Hartley

“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 with nimbleness to pivot and lead the business when it needs it most.”

Associate Professor Nicole Hartley 
MBA Director 

Top MBA articles 

Dive a little deeper to discover more about the UQ MBA.

Still have questions?

We can personalise a consultation to help you reach your career goals.

 

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