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What will I learn?

Gain a competitive edge and learn about change and sustainability across global markets and contexts, as well as areas of contemporary business management with USQ's Master of Business Administration.

The emphasis is on developing advanced analytical and process skills, helping you to understand and make critical decisions about change, and developing strategies to address such changes.

You can choose to supplement your generalist skills by exploring an area of management in depth, in this case Strategic Human Resource Management.

Why Strategic Human Resource Management?

Our Strategic Human Resource Management specialisation combines deep expertise in HR with the knowledge required to be a strategic business partner. You will develop analytical skills, technical expertise and leadership skills, and emerge with breadth and depth of business knowledge and experience. You will become a well-rounded HR professional able to manage an organisation’s human resources in line with strategic objectives.

Professional accreditation

The Master of Business Administration (Strategic Human Resource Management) is accredited by Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI). Join thousands of HR professionals with your qualification MBA (SHRM) studies. Our HR professors are experienced and seasoned academics who look forward to imparting their expertise in critical knowledge areas.

Career outcomes

With the MBA, you will be qualified for a range of positions in public or private sectors, both nationally and internationally. Your expertise in strategic HRM could land you a job in some of the fastest paced and most interesting careers in the business world.

Other majors

Other specialisations for the Master of Business Administration are: Business Leadership, Digital Marketing Analytics, Digital Transformation, Finance, General, Global Business Management, Project Management, Strategic Marketing and Sustainable Business.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts

CRICOS

066850A

Study options

Online/Distance (12 months)

Tuition fees
A$47,040.00 (25,59,304) per year
Start date

11 July 2022

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Completion of an Australian university 3-year bachelor degree with a GPA of at least 4.0 out of 7.0, and a minimum of 3 years' professional work experience in business with at least one years’ management or supervisory level experience, or equivalent; or completion of an Australian university Graduate Certificate (or other AQF 8 qualification) with a GPA of at least 4.0 out of 7.0, and a minimum of 1 year's management or supervisory level work experience, or equivalent. English language requirements: IELTS (Academic only) score of 6.5 (or better)(no component lower than 6.0); TOEFL (paper based) score of 570 (with a minimum Test of Written English score TWE 5); TOEFL (electronic or computer based) score of 230 (with an essay rating of at least 5); TOEFL (internet based) score of 90 (or better) (with 20 minimum in all bands); Pearson (PTE Academic) score of 58 (or better) (with no communicative score less than 58); Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)/ C1 Advanced or Proficiency (CPE)/C2 Proficiency with a score of 176 or above. No less than 169 in each skill.

For international students

Australian university Bachelor degree in the area of business, or equivalent plus a minimum of two years’ professional work experience, or equivalent.

IELTS (Academic only) - 6.5 (or better) (no component lower than 6.0); TOEFL (paper based) - 570 (or better) (with a minimum Test of Written English Score of TWE 5); TOEFL (electronic or computer based) - 230 (or better) (with essay rating of at least 5); TOEFL (internet based) - 90 (or better) (with 20 minimum in all bands); Pearson (PTE Academic) - 58 (or better) (with no communicative score less than 58); Cambridge English Scale Scores for FCE, CAE and CPE3 - Cambridge English: First (FCE) with a score of 176 or above. No less than 169 in each skill.

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

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