Master of Business

Obtain analytical, strategic and leadership skills

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Progressing to the next level of management is challenging, particularly in today's increasingly competitive business environments. You need to hit the ground running with superior skills and high-level leadership capabilities to succeed.

A Master of Business degree from the University of Newcastle is for professionals aiming to further expand their career opportunities. The program’s content focuses on high level management capabilities which are transferrable to organisations of all sizes in the public, private or not-for-profit sectors, arming you with the high-level skills and knowledge to succeed in management roles.

Our advanced online learning system provides you with the flexibility and support to study anytime, anywhere and thereby balance work, life and study. You can achieve your fully accredited Master of Business at a time that suits you.

Explore this page and find out if the Master of Business is for you, what you will study and the career opportunities it can provide you.

Is it for you?

Do you want to push yourself beyond your current business career limits, extending your capabilities and opportunities well into the future? If so, this one year postgraduate qualification is for you.

This course is suitable for people who have tertiary qualifications not only in business but other disciplines as well.

As professionals are finding it increasingly competitive to leverage their careers to the next level, boosting your qualifications with a Master of Business will demonstrate your ability and dedication to your career. The knowledge, skills and competences gained through the Master of Business will further increase your employability in your chosen field across many areas of business.

The Master of Business focuses on developing a higher understanding and skills in marketing, organisational behaviour, accounting, strategy and management decision making. This postgraduate qualification could be the key to your future career success or could provide you with the know how to leverage your business to new heights.

With a strategically based focus on business management capabilities via an integrated online learning platform, the program will improve your career potential, at a time and place that suits the demands of your life.

Upon graduation you will have a comprehensive understanding and ability to apply the advanced areas of business that are key to business success in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.

To find out more about what you will study, visit the 'study' tab.


The Master of Business is a strategically developed program that will challenge your approach to leadership, enhance your ability to think and act analytically as well as master your strategic business capabilities.

The Master of Business offers you tailored and integrated suite of core courses. These courses include:

  • Managing Under Uncertainty
  • Foundation of Business Analysis
  • Globalisation
  • Organisational Behaviour and Design
  • Marketing Management and Planning
  • Human Resource Management
  • Accounting and Financial Management
  • Strategic Management

At the end of the program you will have the tools to understand and apply a well-established theoretical management frameworks and practical business skills, transferable to all areas of business including the ability to effectively manage a team, write, present and manage your time at an advanced level.

To find out more about where the Master of Business can lead you, visit the 'careers' tab.


The Master of Business has the potential to increase your professional value and employability. With your enhanced leadership capabilities and business management focus you will have a new found awareness of company culture, people, management and leadership.

The theory and business management principles you will acquire through the program will equip you for diverse real-world business situations. This knowledge will increase your business value and see you fast-track to leadership, increase your salary potential and advance your career.

The program’s content focuses on high level management capabilities which are transferrable to organisations of all sizes in the public, private or not-for-profit sectors, arming you with the high-level skills and knowledge to succeed in senior management roles.

With a Master of Business you can leverage your existing experience with enhanced skills to gain control of your management future. Whether your goal is to boost your current career, change career paths or increase the success of your own business, you will have the advanced skills and knowledge to achieve this with a Master of Business through the University of Newcastle.

For more detailed information on eligibility, courses and requirements of the Master of Business, visit the ‘details’ tab.

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