Master of Business Administration (MBA)

You're in control.

Find Out MoreProfessional Credit

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.

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) through the University of Newcastle is for professionals aiming to further expand their career opportunities. With a focus on high level management capabilities which are transferrable to organisations of all sizes in the public, private or not-for-profit sectors, the MBA arms you with the high-level skills and "know-how" to succeed in senior management roles.

The MBA is one of the few programs that recognises relevant professional experience and may result in credit being granted for up to four courses. This means you could complete your Masters in 8 courses! To learn more about what your professional experience can provide you with, please visit the Professional Credit section.

Choose to study full-time or part-time to suit your needs as well as at one of our many locations including Newcastle City Precinct, UON Sydney, UON Singapore or study 100% online.

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

Domestic students & International off-shore students
 
The 12-course program can be completed over 3 trimesters full-time (1 year) or a maximum of 5 years part-time. Depending upon your professional experience you could reduce the amount of courses you study and the time taken to complete your masters.
 
International on-shore students
 
Typically the full 12 course program will be completed over 5 trimesters full-time ( approximately 1 year 7 months).

Scholarships

Neville Sawyer Scholarship in Business and Law

This scholarship was established by Mr Neville Sawyer to encourage graduates of the Engineering, Science, and Information Technology fields to undertake formal postgraduate studies within the Faculty of Business and Law, strengthening the business skills and experience required for future Industry leaders.

The successful applicant will receive a tuition fee waiver for the 4 core courses (40 units) shared by the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration and Masters of Business Administration programs. For more information please visit the scholarships page.

The Faculty of Business and Law Scholarship for Future Women Leaders

This $2000 scholarship has been established to provide women with support for the coursework costs of the Master of Business (MBA) program in the Newcastle Business School. Applications can be submitted online here: http://www.newcastle.edu.au/scholarships/BUSLAW_020

Domestic Student Program and Fee Summary
?

Note: This Program and Fee Summary is intended to provide an overview of the Program Requirements. It is the prospective student’s responsibility to investigate the Program and Enrolment Terms and Conditions carefully prior to applying.

Program Intake
  • Trimester 1
  • Trimester 2
  • Trimester 3
Location

Sydney Elizabeth Street
Online
Newcastle (City Precinct)
Singapore
On Campus + Online
Singapore Accountancy Academy

Tuition Fees
?

Note: Fees are indicative and may be subject to annual increase. Overall program fee may vary based on course selection.

Please click here to view your indicative one year program fees.

Number of Courses
?

Note: 1 course is equal to 10 units of study.

8 - 12 depending on professional experience (RPL)

Program Code

12379

View full program details

International Student Program and Fee Summary
?

Note: This Program and Fee Summary is intended to provide an overview of the Program Requirements. It is the prospective student’s responsibility to investigate the Program and Enrolment Terms and Conditions carefully prior to applying.

Program Intake
  • Trimester 1
  • Trimester 2
  • Trimester 3
Location

Sydney Elizabeth Street
Online
Newcastle (City Precinct)
Singapore
On Campus + Online
Singapore Accountancy Academy

Tuition Fees
?

Note: Fees are indicative and may be subject to annual increase. Overall program fee may vary based on course selection.

Please click here to view the indicative one year program fees.

Number of Courses
?

Note: 1 course is equal to 10 units of study.

8 - 12 depending on professional experience (RPL)
CRICOS

083519D

Program Code

12379

View full program details

Interested in this program?

Applications Close

Monday, 16th January 2017

Apply Now

Call 1800 882 121

Outside Australia call +61 2 4921 8856

Ask a Question

Is It For You?

Are you searching for a challenge that will assist you to achieve a point of difference that gives your career the edge? Business professionals are finding it increasingly competitive to leverage their careers to the next level. Achieving a Master of Business Administration (MBA) will demonstrate your ability and dedication, and increase your employability in professional management positions across many areas of business.

The MBA focuses on developing a higher understanding and skills in business management decision making, marketing, organisational behaviour, accounting and finance, strategic management and international business. This postgraduate qualification can be the key to your future career success or can 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 University of Newcastle’s MBA will leverage 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 - key to business success in both the public and private sectors.

Career Opportunities

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is an internationally recognised and prestigious qualification, known for its ability to significantly increase your professional value and employability. With your enhanced leadership capabilities, business management focus and chosen specialisation, and you will have a new found awareness of company culture, people, management and leadership.

The theory and business management principles you have acquired through the MBA 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 "know-how" to succeed in senior management roles.

With an MBA you can leverage your existing experience with enhanced skills to gain control of your 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 an MBA.

Professional Credit

Do you have qualifications or experience beyond the minimum entry requirements for a Masters Degree? If so, you may be able to complete your degree in reduced time and at reduced cost.

The Newcastle Business School will consider your relevant professional experience and you could reduce your study by up to a third! Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) may result in credit granted for up to four courses.

RPL may be granted to you when you demonstrate competencies aligned to the learning outcomes of selected courses. You can do this as part of your application by providing a statement and supporting documentation outlining relevant business or organisational experience.

Please refer to the learning outcomes for each course below and additional instructions on how to apply to have your professional experience assessed for credit.

Managing Under Uncertainty

Learning Outcomes - GSBS6001 Managing Under Uncertainty

  • Explain how human behavioral and social factors influence decision-making in organisations
  • Use relevant sources to construct and support a written academic argument
  • Critically evaluate the limitations of rational decision-making process models applied in organisations
  • Demonstrate ability to reflect on own decision-making in an organisational setting, as well as the decision-making of others.

Foundations of Business Analysis

Learning Outcomes - GSBS6002 Foundations of Business Analysis

  • Communicate the importance of evidence-based decision-making in a business or organisational setting
  • Demonstrate an ability to identify important issues or problems within a business or organisation, and design an appropriate research project to investigate
  • Develop skills in collecting and analysing data, using a range of techniques
  • Explain how the outcomes of research can be used to solve complex business or organisational problems
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively communicate research findings in writing.

Organisational Behaviour and Design

Learning Outcomes - GSBS6004 Organisational Behaviour and Design

  • Demonstrate a sound understanding of the prominent theories, concepts and models that are used to understand and analyse human behaviour in organisations, as well as an appreciation of their implications for practical management 
  • Apply conceptual knowledge of theory and models relevant to teamwork and group functioning in organisations
  • Demonstrate a well-developed understanding of the organisational design features that influence effectiveness and the contingencies that impact on the structure of organisations
  • Display a working understanding of organisations as institutions including issues of structure, power, politics, leadership and change
  • Solve applied problems related to organisational design and behaviour, and to identify appropriate management strategies
  • Synthesise and critically examine theoretical and empirical information relating to organisations, their structure and functioning, and implications for human behaviour. 

Accounting and Financial Management

Learning Outcomes - GSBS6200 Accounting and Financial Management

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the main principles behind the preparation and interpretation of financial statements
  • Analyse the cash flow, financial performance and financial position of a business using published financial statements
  • Explain the ways in which accounting contributes to financial management and apply this knowledge
  • Apply cost-volume-profit analysis
  • Apply cost accounting concepts in management decision-making
  • Construct and analyse budgets
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the application of capital budgeting methods and describe the sources of financing.

Applying for Professional Credit

Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have achieved these learning outcomes (for one or more of the courses listed above), through education and/or experience ABOVE the minimum requirements for direct admission to the Master of Business Administration.

A completed RPL application form and supporting documentation should be submitted along with your application for admission:

OPTION 1 – For students applying directly online at www.gradschool.edu.au/apply

OPTION 2 – International students wishing to study on campus at the University of Newcastle.

  • RPL application and supporting documentation should be emailed with your application for admission to ia@newcastle.edu.au

NOTE: If you have previous completed postgraduate educational qualifications (Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Masters), you should apply for direct credit.

Featured Alumni

John Church

Head of Marketing and Business Development at PRDnationwide Newcastle and Lake Macquarie.
Master of Business Administration 2012
Bachelor of Arts 1989

John Church has made a significant contribution to journalism, advertising and public relations in the Hunter.

John’s early career was in radio and television journalism, including 25 years as a news presenter on NBN Television. His work on the highly acclaimed documentary on the Newcastle earthquake won the Journalists Association PRODI Award for Best TV Feature.

In 1995 John started his advertising and public relations agency, John Church Advertising. Since then John has worked on a wide range of campaigns for industrial, corporate, Government and retail clients. Clients include Lexus of Newcastle, Teacher’s Health Fund, local councils and the Greater Bank. He was instrumental in the national and international PR surrounding Jerry Seinfeld’s only Australian advertising campaign.

John also established and operated 2 printing businesses in Newcastle and Gosford as part of the Worldwide Online printing franchise.

In 2013 John entered politics and ran as the Liberal candidate for the federal seat of Shortland.

In 2015 John was appointed Head of Marketing and Business Development at the region’s leading real estate firm, PRDnationwide Newcastle and Lake Macquarie.

John is a member of the University of Newcastle Alumni Advisory Committee and a member of the Salvation Army Advisory Board. 

LAI Tze May

Company Director, LTM Harvest Resources
Master of Business Administration 2001 
Graduate Certificate in Business Administration 2000

LAI Tze May is an enterprising businesswoman. She currently manages her own business consulting advisory firm for the aquaculture, agriculture and energy industry. Her firm also consults to private companies associated with oil, gas and property.

May’s broad skills have enabled her to provide leadership to clients by building and managing relationships with key stakeholders and establishing strategic partnerships. She also provides expertise in the implementation of new technologies, financing, fund management, marketing strategies, hookup and commission of tenders, resource management and project planning.

Since graduation, May has undertaken a 10-year journey to establish formal UON alumni operations in Malaysia, making a significant contribution to the Malaysia-Australia relationship.

In 2012 May was formally recognised for her commitment to UON and was presented with the UON Alumni Service Award for her outstanding contribution to the University and Malaysian alumni.

In 2013 she was presented with an Australian Education Achievement Award by the Australian High Commission in Malaysia, in recognition of her significant role as an ambassador of her alma mater in Malaysia.

Kevin Young

Managing Director, Sydney Water
Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Hons 1), University of Newcastle 1978
Master of Business Administration (Merit), University of Newcastle 1990

Kevin Young joined Sydney Water as Managing Director in 2011, after serving as Hunter Water’s Managing Director. During his time at Sydney Water, Kevin has led key reforms across the organisation, underpinned by a fresh strategy and vision. Under Kevin’s direction, Sydney Water has focused on providing its more than 4 million customers with best-value water solutions in delivering water and wastewater services.

Kevin has over 35 years’ experience working for the private sector and Government authorities within Australia and overseas. He has served as Chairman of the Water Services Association of Australia (WSAA), whose members provide 17 million Australians with water and wastewater services. He is currently Chairman of WSAA’s Utility Excellence Committee.  Kevin is also a Director of WaterAid.

Sydney Water is Australia’s largest utility, with an area of operation covering 12,700km2, extending from Sydney to the Blue Mountains and the Illawarra. It provides drinking water, recycled water, wastewater and stormwater services to its customers.

Kevin has a Civil Engineering degree with honors from the University of Newcastle and a Master of Business Administration. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineers Australia and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Kevin has been selected by Engineers Australia as one of the top 100 most influential engineers in Australia for 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Sarah Kemp

CEO, Nintirri Centre Inc. 
Graduate Certificate in Business Research 2011 
Master of Business Administration 2009

Sarah Kemp established her business Smart Future Consulting whilst she was studying part time at University of Newcastle.

At the end of 2010, in pursuit of adventure, Sarah and her family relocated to the Pilbara Region of WA, where she advocated passionately for the long-term sustainability of the region.

Sarah spent three and a half years as CEO of Nintirri Centre Inc., a not-for-profit community service provider. During that time she doubled the size of the organisation and it now employs 40 staff across six key service areas.  She was also the Chair of the Pilbara Inland Chamber of Commerce and Industry for three years.

In 2013 she founded the Karijini Experience, an event that aims to grow tourism to the Inland Pilbara. In its fourth year, the event - which is held in the remote Karijini National Park, included an eight day program that gives attendees the opportunity to immerse themselves in the landscape and culture of the Inland Pilbara. In 2010 Sarah was awarded the inaugural UON Young Alumni Award which recognises outstanding achievement and contribution made by a graduate aged 35 years or younger at the time of nomination. 

Sarah and her family have recently relocated to Kangaroo Island where she hopes to continue her pursuit of creating sustainability communities in remote and regional Australia.

Blog

The benefits of studying while you work

If you are stuck in a career rut, want to accelerate your chances of getting that promotion or just want to learn something new; you don’t necessarily need to quit working to focus on studying

Continue Reading

How Graduate Greg Budworth and the team at Compass are transforming housing in the Hunter

GradSchool recently sat down with Greg Budworth, General Managing Director and Executive Director of Compass Housing Services and a Master of Business graduate at the University of Newcastle. Compass Housing was recently awarded the Newcastle Business Club’s Organisation of the Year for its contribution toward the improvement of housing in the local area. 

Continue Reading

Entrepreneur and business leader Heidi Alexandra Pollard discusses her journey

Entrepreneur and business leader Heidi Alexandra Pollard discusses her journey from corporate refugee to self-employed CEO, the lessons learnt along the way and why post graduate study was a ‘game-changer’.

Continue Reading

Get Started

Applying to the University of Newcastle has never been easier! For most programs, you can complete an easy, online application form. Applying only takes around 10 minutes, and there is no fee for direct applications. You can upload all of your certified supporting documentation online. Below is an overview of what is required. You should prepare any required documentation before commencing the online application. If you have questions about the application process or the requirements for your program, please contact us. When you are ready, begin your application. 

Admission to the Master of Business Administration program is available to applicants who can demonstrate a suitable combination or education and/or work experience. The table below outlines the number of years experience required, depending on your previous educational qualifications.

 

Educational Qualification Number of years relevant industry experience
3 Year Bachelors (in a related field of study) Zero
3 Year Bachelors (in a non-related field of study) One
No previous educational qualifications Seven (including 2 in a management position)

 

Don’t have the required entry criteria for the Master of Business Administration? You may be eligible for admission into the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration. The Graduate Certificate is 4 courses and is a pathway into the Master. Once you have completed the Graduate Certificate you can apply for the Master of Business Administration and seek credit for the 4 courses you have already completed. 

For information regarding the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration, please visit the program page.

If you would like your professional qualifications and/or work experience to be considered, please provide certified copies of all relevant qualifications, a detailed CV, and a statement of service or signed letters from employers confirming your role, duties and period of employment.

Applicants should also provide a statement detailing how your professional experience prepares you to undertake postgraduate study.

PLEASE NOTE: All applications for recognition of prior learning based on experience and professional development will be assessed by the program convenor. The information outlined above is indicative only

If you do not have a University of Newcastle Student Identification number, or wish to include details of studies completed at another institution, you may also be required to submit the following:

Identification Documents

If you do not already have a University of Newcastle Student Number, you must provide 100 points of ID. You must supply either a copy of your passport, birth certificate or you citizenship certificate as part of your 100 points.

70 Points Passport
Birth Certificate (not extract)
Citizenship Certificate
40 Points Current Australian Drivers Licence
Student Identification card issued by an educational institution
Pension or Government Health Care Card or Public Service ID Card
Government Issued Licence (eg boat, pilot)
University staff photo identification card
35 Points Letter from a current employer * Must be on official company letterhead and contain both the employer and employee’s signatures and the name and address of the employee
25 Points Medicare card / Credit card
Financial institution cash card or passbook
Council rates notice
Electricity, gas or telephone bill
2 Tax assessment notice
Foreign Driver's Licence
Membership card (e.g. club, union, trade/professional body, library, video library)
Rental receipt or statement from landlord or real estate agent
Marriage certificate
Divorce decree
Name and address verified from electoral role
Deed Poll registered with the relevant authority

Citizenship and Visa Details

Applicants who were born overseas and are now residing in Australia will need to provide details of their citizenship, residency and visa details.

  • If you were born overseas and have gained Australian citizenship, you will need to provide a certified copy of your Australian passport or citizenship certificate.
  • If you were born overseas and currently hold an Australian visa, you need to confirm your details of your visa type/class, and provide a copy of your visa. Depending on how your visa was issued, you may provide a copy of the page from your passport showing the visa stamp, or a copy of the Department of Immigration confirmation of your electronic visa. If you do not have access to either of these documents, please include a copy of your passport.

Applicants who were born overseas and are now residing in Australia will need to provide details of their citizenship, residency and visa details.

  • If you were born overseas and have gained Australian citizenship, you will need to provide a certified copy of your Australian passport or citizenship certificate.
  • If you were born overseas and currently hold an Australian visa, you need to confirm your details of your visa type/class, and provide a copy of your visa. Depending on how your visa was issued, you may provide a copy of the page from your passport showing the visa stamp, or a copy of the Department of Immigration confirmation of your electronic visa. If you do not have access to either of these documents, please include a copy of your passport.

Educational Qualifications

If you are applying for admission on the basis of studies completed at an institution other than the University of Newcastle, you will need to provide certified copies of official transcripts.

For each qualification that you list on your application, you must provide a certified copy of your transcript.

Overseas educational qualifications will be assessed for equivalence according to standards provided by the National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition.

Evidence of English Proficiency

All applicants, whether domestic or international, for admission to any University of Newcastle program must provide evidence that their English language ability meets the minimum requirements for admission. Applicants should review the University of Newcastle English Proficiency Policy

Typically, applicants will provide certified copies of one of the following documents:

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) results.
  • Evidence of previous studies undertaken overseas in an English Speaking country
  • Evidence of previous studies undertaken in English in a non-English speaking country, and confirmation from institution that studies were conducted and examined solely in the English language.

If you are not able to provide these documents, please provide details of any employment undertaken in an English speaking environment. Your application will be reviewed and we contact you regarding your options for demonstrating English proficiency.

Related Programs

Print

Courses and Details

Program Code 12379
Graduate Level Postgraduate Coursework
Locations
  • Online
  • Newcastle (City Precinct)
  • Sydney Elizabeth Street
  • Singapore
  • On Campus + Online
  • Singapore Accountancy Academy
CRICOS Code 083519D
Contributing Schools and Faculties
Admission Instructions:

How to apply as a:

Program Award Rules and Schedules
Mode of delivery Combination of Online and Face to Face + Face to Face + Online
Program Plans

Description

The Business Administration programs are designed to provide students with a range of analytic, strategic and leadership skills which will prepare them for increasingly competitive careers in business management in the corporate and public sectors. These programs offers a grounding in fundamental business areas such as accounting, finance, organisational behaviour, economics, marketing and management. Analytic and problem solving skills are emphasised through an applied understanding of the theoretical framework within which today’s managers must operate, as well as the acquisition of practical skills in teamwork, writing, presentation and time-management. The ability to cope with rapid organisational and technological change is developed through and understanding of organisational behaviour, information systems and organisational change and development.

Admission Requirements

There are two pathways into the Master of Business Administration.

Direct entry into the Masters Program (120 units) will be available for applicants who have:

  • 3 year Bachelors Degree in the discipline; or
  • 3 year Bachelors Degree not in the discipline + 1 year relevant business experience; or
  • At least 7 years business experience, including 2 years in a management position.

Students entering via this pathway are able to complete 4 courses per trimester, and are able to complete courses in any sequence they wish, that is consistent with course prerequisites. Applicants with an Honours degree in the cognate area or equivalent relevant qualifications at level 8 or above will be given appropriate recognition of prior learning.

The alternate pathway is through the Graduate Certificate (40 units) which will be available for applicants who have:

  • 3 year Bachelors Degree not in the discipline; or
  • 3 year Diploma in the discipline; or
  • 3 year Diploma not in the discipline + 1 year relevant business experience; or
  • 2 year Diploma in the discipline + 2 years relevant business experience; or
  • 2 year Diploma not in the discipline + 3 years relevant business experience; or
  • At least 5 years business experience.

Students entering via this pathway will be required to:

  • Complete the Graduate Certificate over a minimum of two trimesters (typically 20 units per trimester); and
  • Successfully complete a Business Academic Skills Program (BASP) which will be of 6 weeks duration.  The BASP will be non-fee based and can be completed concurrently with courses in the Graduate Certificate.

Only after the successful completion of the Graduate Certificate and the academic skills program will students be eligible to formally enrol in the Masters Program.

Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements

Applicants who do not speak English as a first language must demonstrate that they meet the University's English proficiency requirement. Further information regarding English language proficiency requirements can be found at the English Language Proficiency for Admission Policy here.

Requirements and Structure

The MBA program consists of twelve courses (120 units). Students are required to complete the nine core courses (90 units) and three directed courses (30 units) chosen from the listed directed courses.

Grading of Degree

A Master degree shall be conferred as an Ordinary Degree, except that, in cases where a candidate has achieved a Grade Point Average of 6.0 or above, the degree will be conferred ‘With Distinction’.

Course Information

Core Courses

Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this program.

Code Name Availability Units
GSBS6001 Managing Under Uncertainty Trimester 1 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6002 Foundations of Business Analysis Trimester 1 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6004 Organisational Behaviour and Design Trimester 1 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6200 Accounting and Financial Management Trimester 1 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
10 units
GSBS6003 Globalisation Summer 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6005 Marketing Management and Planning Trimester 3 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6040 Human Resource Management Trimester 1 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6484 Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility Trimester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (City Precinct)
10 units
GSBS6060 Strategic Management Trimester 3 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
10 units

Directed Courses

Choose 30 units from the following directed courses.

Code Name Availability Units
GSBS6006 Employment Relations in Globalised Economies Trimester 1 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6007 Managing Human Resources in International Organisations Trimester 3 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (City Precinct)
10 units
GSBS6008 Global Business Management Trimester 1 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
10 units
GSBS6009 Cross-Cultural Management Trimester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (City Precinct)
10 units
GSBS6012 Entrepreneurship and Innovation Trimester 1 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6013 Customer Decision Making and Behaviour Trimester 3 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
10 units
GSBS6014 Digital Marketing Trimester 1 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
10 units
GSBS6015 Services and Relationship Marketing Management Trimester 1 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6042 Employment Relations Trimester 3 - 2017 (City Precinct) 10 units
GSBS6100 Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Trimester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (City Precinct)
10 units
GSBS6130 Corporate Finance Trimester 3 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
10 units
GSBS6140 Investment Analysis Trimester 1 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
10 units
GSBS6144 Financial Institutions Management Trimester 2 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
10 units
GSBS6145 International Financial Management Trimester 1 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
10 units
GSBS6150 Individual Financial Planning Trimester 2 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
10 units
GSBS6190 Human Resource and Organisational Development Trimester 1 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6300 Integrated Marketing Communications Trimester 1 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
10 units
GSBS6301 Brand Development and Marketing Trimester 1 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6410 Economics of Competitive Advantage Trimester 1 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (City Precinct)
10 units
GSBS6481 International Business Strategy Trimester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (City Precinct)
10 units
INFT6304 Project Planning and Management Trimester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (Callaghan)
Semester 2 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Semester 2 - 2016 (Callaghan)
10 units

Additional Information

All students can access additional learning development mechanisms provided by the Centre for Teaching and Learning at http://www.newcastle.edu.au/current-staff/teaching-and-research/teaching-resources/supporting-students

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students can draw on the assistance and support provided by the Indigenous Student Support and Development service through The Wollotuka Institute.

Learning Outcomes

  • Communicate effectively, both (a) orally and (b) in writing, complex business management information to a variety of audiences.

Credit Transfer

If you wish to apply for credit for studies completed at another institution, or if you are changing programs within the University and wish to transfer your credit to the new program, go to http://www.newcastle.edu.au/service/credit-transfer/ and click on ‘How to Apply for Credit’.

International Students

All International Students enrolled in the program will be provided with an orientation to familiarise them with the rules, expectations, facilities and services offered by the University. Please visit http://www.newcastle.edu.au/international/while-you-are-here/orientation to find out more about the support services available to international students.

International students will be supported by the University and NBS current support mechanisms.  Students studying offshore will be supported by staff travelling overseas to approved locations to provide intensive face to face instruction.

Special Needs

Domestic students with a disability or chronic illness will have their needs met by the NBS in liaison with the Student Support Unit. Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander students will draw on the assistance and support provided by the Indigenous Higher Education Centre, Umuliko. Students from rural and isolated areas and those from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds will be supported through existing University and NBS support mechanisms.

Study a Language

All domestic students can now enrol in an undergraduate Diploma in Languages alongside their main degree program. This diploma will enhance proficiency in another language or languages, and will increase international career opportunities. Subject to course availability, this additional program will generally add an extra year to studies, and students will graduate with a Diploma in Languages as well as their other degree. Please note that all language courses are held on campus (face to face) at Callaghan.

International students cannot enrol concurrently in the Diploma in Languages alongside their primary program unless they can complete both programs within the duration of their primary program CoE. For more information please contact the ESOS Student Compliance Unit ESOS@newcastle.edu.au.

Got a question?

Contact us for advice on how to apply, enrol, or for more information on any of GradSchool’s program options.

Ask a Question

Ready to start?

Once you’ve read our Application guide you’re ready to apply. It's completely online and doesn't cost anything.

Apply Now

For more information about this program

Call us

For all enquiries, please call 1800 882 121

Connect with us

Email us

For all email enquiries, please email gs@newcastle.edu.au