What will I learn?

The Master of Business is a program designed for professionals aspiring to make the move to management roles, for current managers seeking formal qualifications and for those looking to move careers. This degree is designed to help you master essential business concepts and provide you with the frameworks and creative problem solving skills to enable you to operate effectively in the dynamic, global business economy.

This program will help you to further develop your business and management skills, build specialist knowledge within your chosen area, and accelerate your career.

Depending on your career aspirations and interests, you can complete majors in the following areas:

  • Accounting (Nathan)
  • Business law (Nathan)
  • Digital Business (Nathan)
  • Employment relations (OUA)
  • Event management (Gold Coast)
  • Human resource management (Nathan, Gold Coast)
  • Information systems (Nathan)
  • Innovation and entrepreneurship (Nathan, Gold Coast, Online)
  • International business (Nathan)
  • International tourism and hospitality management (Gold Coast)
  • Management (Nathan)
  • Marketing (Nathan, Gold Coast, Online)
  • Public policy (Online)
  • Sport management (Gold Coast)
  • Supply chain management (South Bank, Online)

This program includes a dissertation pathway. The dissertation pathway can provide a pathway to a higher degree by research for candidates with the qualifying GPA.



Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP

Tri 1,27303AFE Economics 10

Tri 27326AFE Government Budgeting and Fiscal Policy (offered at SB) 10

Tri 37319AFE Cost Benefit Analysis and Applications (not offered in Tri 32018) 10

Tri 27320AFE International Macroeconomics (offered from 2019) 10

My career opportunities

A business degree gives you the foundation to advance your career in a range of industries and professions. You will be prepared to use your extensive business skills in increasingly diverse settings including not-for-profit, government and corporate organisations.

Students who complete the Dissertation pathway may be eligible for further Higher Degree Research study such as the Master of Philosophy or PhD program.

The Trimester 3 intake will be available at Nathan only.

Which department am I in?

Griffith Business School



Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$32,500.00 (17,39,829) per year
The Australian Government has announced that university students receiving certain welfare payments will be eligible for the fortnightly $550 Coronavirus supplement. If you are currently receiving one of the following payments, you will automatically receive the temporary supplement: Youth Allowance for students; Austudy; ABSTUDY.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

8 November 2021


Nathan Campus

170 Kessels Road,



4111, BRISBANE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

For standard entry into most master degrees, you must hold a bachelor degree or higher (or equivalent) from a recognized university. You must meet minimum Grade Point Average entry requirements. IELTS: minimum score of 6.5, with no subscore less than 6.0 or TOEFL: a minimum score of 575 or Internet-based (IBT) TOEFL: a score of 79 (no sub-score less than 19) or Pearson Test of English (Academic): an overall score of 58 with no score less than 50 or ISLPR: no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR.

For international students

To be eligible for admission to the Master of Business, a student must:

  • hold any Bachelor degree (or equivalent) from a recognised university (or another tertiary institution of equivalent standing) with a minimum GPA of 4.0 (using a 7.0 point scale) OR
  • hold a related Bachelor degree or Graduate Certificate (or equivalent) from a recognised University (or another tertiary education institution of equivalent standing) with a minimum GPA of 4.0 (using a 7.0 point scale) - students will be eligible for 40 credit points of advanced standing OR
  • hold a related Bachelor Honours or Graduate Diploma (or equivalent) from a recognised university (or another tertiary institution of equivalent standing) with a minimum GPA of 4.0 (using a 7.0 scale) - students will be eligible for 80 credit points of advanced standing.
  • hold a Griffith Graduate Certificate in Policy Analysis (or equivalent) with a minimum GPA of 4.0 (using a 7.0 scale) - students will receive 40 credit points of credit; OR

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows: A minimum overall band score of 6.5 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.0; OR a minimum score of 575 on TOEFL; OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 79 (no sub-score less than 19); OR no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only); OR a minimum overall score of 176 (no score less than 169) on C1 Advanced (formerly Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English) or C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English); OR an overall score of 58 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 50.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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