Online courses at UQ Business School

Study online with UQ

Take control of your future by completing an online course or program.

The Business School is making it easier for you to access our programs. Deepen your knowledge, update your skill set and gain a valuable qualification that will set you apart from others in your field from the comfort of home. Combining the latest in academic research with the knowledge of industry leaders, our online courses are flexible, affordable and deliver you the skills to excel in your career. Develop the expertise you need for the future with online learning at UQ Business School.

Our online programs 

Innovative programs for rapidly developing professional disciplines 

Continuing business disruption and technical advancements has created an unprecedented demand for data analytics capabilities. Gain the unique ability to gain and communicate data insights across organisational functions and transform direction with this innovative master’s program.
Drawing on business, data science and philosophy insights, you’ll gain a hybrid, holistic understanding of business analytics and their application.

What's a MicroMasters® program

MicroMasters® programs are graduate-level courses offered to advance your career. They provide deep learning in a specific field and are globally recognised by employers for their job relevance. A MicroMasters® program signifies your understanding in a given field and verified students of a MicroMasters program may apply to The University of Queensland for credit towards a master's degree program.



Corporate Innovation MicroMasters®

The ability to innovate is crucial for business survival and growth in the current climate of rapid technological advancement and changing consumer preferences. Without innovation and entrepreneurship skills, more and more companies are failing when faced with market challenges.

In this MicroMasters program, you will develop the knowledge and skills to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship within your organisation. The program will teach you how to understand, integrate and promote innovation in a variety of settings, including public, private and not-for-profit organisations and research institutions.

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Business Leadership MicroMasters®


Business leadership is more than just a fancy job title and a corner office. Effective leadership requires a deep understanding of the organisation, the people who run it, the context in which it operates, and perhaps most importantly, self-insight. By building these competencies, the Business Leadership MicroMasters program prepares both emerging and experienced managers for facing the challenges of leadership.

This MicroMasters is intended for people who are interested in becoming effective leaders within their organisation. This program and capstone project will teach you the skills needed to inspire your colleagues and to evolve your business.

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Leadership in Global Development MicroMasters®

Learn what it takes to be a leader in global development.

What you will learn

  • An understanding of the prominent perspectives, trends, and challenges of leadership styles in development
  • The ability to apply critical reasoning to the analysis of development-related issues
  • Critical knowledge of the science, practice and policy of sustainable pathways to development
  • Skills in adaptive development practice, in finding local solutions to complex problems, and for scaling those solutions to improve policy.

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Tourism Management

Do you want to learn about an industry that is dynamic, fun, evolving, and supports 347 million jobs around the world?

This course will provide you with substantive insights into the management challenges facing destinations and operators. Developed in partnership with Tourism and Events Queensland, the statutory marketing authority for tourism in Queensland, several modules have been shot on-location across Queensland’s premier tourism destinations. Eleven leading academics share their expertise taking the learner through a visceral journey of self-discovery and exploration of various aspects of tourism planning, management of services and experiences, the changing role of technology in decision-making, and management of workforce and risk in tourism.

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MicroMaster programs

We've teamed up with edX to deliver you the most relevant and innovative programs which can be completed within weeks. 

Postgraduate programs

Our fully online postgraduate programs are designed to challenge you and help develop the necessary skills to strive in your chosen field. You'll have the flexibility that comes with online learning while earning a full master's qualification. 


UQx Courses

Our massive open online courses (MOOCs) can be audited free or students can choose to receive a verified certificate for a small fee.

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