Master of Business Administration (MBA)

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Up for the challenge? Of course you are.

Got a knack for strategic thinking and direction? Sounds like you…

Keen to drive organisational change with strong leadership and sharp workplace cultural awareness?

Outstanding business leadership meets you when you graduate the Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Newcastle’s. With brand new on-campus facilities, or an all-inclusive online program guided by business leaders and academics, the MBA through the University of Newcastle is designed to challenge you and build your capacity for business excellence.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Reduce your study by a 1/3

Receive up to four course credits for your work experience

Online or On-Campus

Study at a time and place that suits you

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Flexible Study

Study full-time or part-time at your own pace

AACSB Accredited

The University of Newcastle's Business School (NBS) has received AACSB Accreditation, earned by fewer than 5% of the world's business programs

Domestic Student Program and Fee Summary
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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
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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
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Note: 1 course is equal to 10 units of study.

8 - 12 depending on professional experience (RPL)

Program Code

12379

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International Student Program and Fee Summary
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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
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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
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Note: 1 course is equal to 10 units of study.

8 - 12 depending on professional experience (RPL)
CRICOS

083519D

Program Code

12379

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Locations

The University of Newcastle MBA can be studied at a variety of locations and online. No matter where you choose to study, you can study at your own pace. Study full-time or part-time to suit your needs.

Newcastle City Precinct

If you’re the kind who relishes an elite education from business leaders in world-class facilities, then the purpose-built NewSpace in the Newcastle CBD is the place for you. Team a first-class learning environment with a relaxed coastal lifestyle, inner-city living and access to exceptional natural surrounds to take the edge off the demands of study.

UON Sydney

You want to live, study and work in a city that drives Australia’s business, industry and economic sectors. If you want it all, at your own pace, take advantage of our brand new UON Sydney facility, where you can combine face-to-face learning in a city-based location, with online coursework that will support city-living.

UON Singapore

Maybe you want to immerse yourself in a learning environment located at the epicentre of Asian regional and global commerce. The MBA through UON Singapore and remain embedded in localised economic and business activity while undertaking specialised learning and business acumen close to home.

Online

You can also study your MBA online, wherever you are, as you continue to drive your workplace experiences. At the same time as you advance your education and skills set, you’re still gaining that professional edge. This is available to you at one of Australia’s leading academic institutions under the tutorship of some of the country’s leading business and academic minds.

Overview

Business management and development is challenging. In today's increasingly competitive business environments everyone wants a piece of you and expectations are at their peak. Luckily, you like to hit the ground running and you’re ready to support your existing business acumen with strong business principles so that your potential for high-level leadership capabilities can propel you towards greater opportunities. You know you just need that ‘academic edge’.

You’re likely to already know what you want out of your career. You’ve been working at it for a while. The MBA offered at the University of Newcastle is one of the few programs across the country that recognises relevant professional experience. This may result in credit being granted for up to four courses. Time is precious and recognition of industry experience means you could complete your MBA in just eight courses. Learn more about recognition of professional experience by visiting the Professional Credit section.

The University of Newcastle’s MBA program will turn you into a leader who is responsive, adaptable and transferable within and across organisations of all sizes in the public, private or not-for-profit sectors. You understand that knowledge is power and the MBA will arm you with the ‘know-how’ to apply yourself to senior and executive management opportunities.

Our MBA program is recognised among international students as a high-value, flexible business leadership educational program that meets the increasing need for executive leadership in global industries, commerce and economies. The options for both domestic and international students are as follows:

Domestic students & International off-shore students
 
Our 12-course MBA can be completed over three trimesters full-time (one year) or a maximum of five 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. You can reduce your degree to 8 courses with Professional Credit, learn more.
 
International on-shore students
 
Typically our full 12-course MBA will be completed over five trimesters which, if taken at a full-time capacity, will take approximately one year and seven months.

Scholarships

The Faculty of Business and Law Scholarship for Future Women Leaders

This $2,000 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.

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.

How You Will Learn

The University of Newcastle MBA is designed to propel students towards success. Our foundation courses are real-world focused – you’ll graduate and be empowered to apply your advanced knowledge and solutions focus to the immediate and future situations that present. Courses to support your drive and direction include:

·       Managing Under Uncertainty
·       Foundations of Business Analysis
·       Organisational Behaviour and Design
·       Accounting and Financial Management

The MBA attunes you to a higher understanding of business management decision making, marketing, organisational behaviour, accounting and finance processes, strategic management and the international business arena.

Careers

You’ll be ready to apply your strengthened strategic focus and embed your outstanding business management capabilities in real-world business opportunities. The University of Newcastle’s MBA program delivers the skills, and will inherently build your confidence to enable you to reach for those senior and executive leadership roles.

Our graduates range from company executives, self-starting entrepreneurs, public sector leaders – in reality the range of opportunities that have opened up for our alumni are literally limitless.  

Given the University of Newcastle’s strong focus on international business, consider the reality of a leadership role in a global corporation located locally or abroad. Position yourself as someone capable of furthering the international standing of Australian-owned industries. The University of Newcastle’s MBA is delivered by some of the country’s leading business and economic leaders. The course is deeply-rooted in industry engagement and business networking opportunities that expose you to experiences while you study that could lead to a remarkable workplace prospects on graduation.  

Back your ambitions with an MBA from the University of Newcastle and insure your future success.  

Alumni

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The University of Newcastle’s application process is designed to be easy. Most of your application can be processed online, and for the rest, we are here to assist you to get yourself enrolled and ready to build yourself up to the next level as seamlessly as possible. Below is an overview of what is required and what should be uploaded as part of your application.

If you have any questions, or want to discuss prior learning, the best thing to do is give us a call or email.

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.

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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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
10 units
GSBS6005 Marketing Management and Planning 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 3 - 2017 (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)
10 units
GSBS6484 Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility Trimester 1 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6060 Strategic Management Trimester 1 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (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)
10 units
GSBS6007 Managing Human Resources in International Organisations 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 3 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
10 units
GSBS6008 Global Business Management Trimester 1 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
10 units
GSBS6009 Cross-Cultural Management Trimester 1 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
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)
10 units
GSBS6013 Customer Decision Making and Behaviour 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)
10 units
GSBS6014 Digital Marketing Trimester 1 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (GradSchool)
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)
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)
10 units
GSBS6130 Corporate Finance Trimester 1 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6140 Investment Analysis Trimester 1 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
10 units
GSBS6144 Financial Institutions Management Trimester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
10 units
GSBS6145 International Financial Management Trimester 1 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
10 units
GSBS6150 Individual Financial Planning Trimester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
10 units
GSBS6190 Human Resource and Organisational Development Trimester 1 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (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)
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)
10 units
GSBS6410 Economics of Competitive Advantage Trimester 1 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (Singapore) (Singapore)
10 units
GSBS6411 Introduction to Co-operative Organisation and Management: the Co-operative Advantage Trimester 1 - 2017 (GradSchool) 10 units
GSBS6412 Social Enterprises and Co-operative Innovation Trimester 3 - 2017 (GradSchool) 10 units
GSBS6481 International Business Strategy Trimester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
10 units
INFT6304 Project Planning and Management Trimester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
Trimester 2 - 2017 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
LEGL6005 Co-operative Law and Governance Trimester 2 - 2017 (GradSchool) 10 units

Additional Information

All students can access additional learning development mechanisms provided by the Centre for Teaching and Learning.

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, visit the University’s credit website 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 our International Students website 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.

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