UQ MBA: great minds think differently

#1 MBA in QLD | Top 50 worldwide | #1 MBA in the world for student quality

*The Economist 2021 international ranking

Top reasons to study a Master of Business Administration at UQ

Excellent graduate outcomes

UQ MBA alumni have an average salary of $170,000 and 77% of our students change career after graduation.

Engaging and experienced lecturers

Learn from the most awarded teachers in Australia and make valuable industry connections.

Learn with the best

Study and network with a diverse class of passionate peers. Join a global network of over 4000 alumni.

Flexible study options

Your study can fit your schedule with MBA evening classes, morning classes, weekends and intensives.

MBA information sessions

Join UQ Master of Business Administration Director, Dr Nicole Hartley, as she answers all your questions about our MBA program. Plus, hear from MBA alumni and ask questions about student life.

Thursday 14 October: Information Evening in Brisbane CBD
Wednesday 3 November: Webinar

“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.”

 - Dr Nicole Hartley, UQ MBA Director and Associate Professor in Marketing

MBA scholarships available

We know times are challenging in today’s uncertain economic climate, but that’s why there’s never been a better time to invest in yourself now to future-proof your tomorrow. There are several ways to make your MBA degree more attainable:

  • UQ offers a wide range of scholarships including scholarships specifically for MBA students.
  • The Australian Government provides low-interest or no-interest FEE-HELP loans for eligible Australian citizens to cover all or part of your tuition fees.

Talk to our MBA team

The flexibility to study at your own pace
Family. Work. Study. With our flexible MBA program, you can juggle it all without dropping the ball. Your studies will adapt to your schedule with morning, weekend and evening MBA classes, one-week intensives, summer classes, online classes and more.
The passionate people teaching you
Our engaging and award-winning lecturers work directly with industry, setting the pace and shaping the leaders of tomorrow. No matter what challenges the world faces, our MBA program teachers have the knowledge and networks to find the best business solutions.

The potential you’ll discover in yourself
Your MBA degree will equip you with the skills and confidence to lead change, innovate during challenging times and tap into a globally connected network. You’ll acquire the critical thinking, creativity and leadership agility needed to navigate an ever-changing business landscape full of unforeseeable challenges.
The inspiring peers learning with you
You’ll form lifelong connections with a diverse range of peers during your MBA courses. Our students come from a wide range of industries, but they all bring a unique perspective and professional experience to the classroom. That’s part of why we have the #1 MBA in the world for student quality.

Flexible study options for your lifestyle

Accelerated

Complete your accelerated Master of Business Administration in 12 months by studying full-time in intensive blocks. International students must choose this option.

Streamlined

Complete your MBA program alongside your work over 24 months with morning, evening or weekend classes and one-week intensive options.
 

Customised flexibility 

Complete the MBA degree at your own pace over up to 7 years. Study on weekdays or weekends and attend our short intensive options when it suits you.

MBA success stories

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"The insight provided by my peers was often just as valuable as the content delivered by the academic staff, and was a major source of my personal and professional learning.” - Grant Joy

Read Grant’s story.

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“For me, a non-negotiable when looking for an MBA program was the face-to-face component. I wanted it for the interaction and network I’d develop during the process. I can’t recommend a face-to-face MBA enough." - Helen Barker

Read Helen’s story.

“My MBA studies really helped me understand and develop my skills and network well beyond my initial background and experience, providing me with the leadership tools and ability to apply my critical thinking across any industry.”

 - Jamie Ford

Read Jamie’s story.

"I knew my UQ MBA was going to open doors – I didn’t realise it would happen so soon. Even though I hadn’t yet graduated, I had already developed the skills and the confidence to step up to a general management position." 

- Tim Kuusik

Read Tim’s story.

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.


Capstone projects

Focus in on your area of passion and put what you've learnt to work for a real client or in your own entrepreneurial endeavour.

Learn more about capstone projects.

Entrepreneurship Capstone
Learn best-practice processes to increase the success, sustainability and scalability of a new venture, startup or idea.
Industry Engagement Capstone
Work in teams to design and execute a strategic project for an industry partner in the corporate, not-for-profit or startup sector.

Still have questions?

View our frequently asked questions or register for a call back and we can personalise a consultation to help you reach your career goals.

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+61 7 3346 7111293 Queen Street, Brisbane

How to apply and entry requirements

The program code for the Master of Business Administration is 5430.

Applications close 30 November 2021

Are you a UQ MBA alumnus?

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