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Business Administration (Leadership)

James Cook University

24 months
32720 AUD/year
27880 AUD/year
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Enhance your leadership and career prospects with the Business Administration (Leadership) MBA program from James Cook University. Develop advanced leadership skills and learn how to engage across industries, in communities and globally as an effective, critical thinker and leader within an increasingly complex business world.


Pursue your passion for effective leadership. Be exposed to a broad range of disciplines and specialist subjects, including entrepreneurship, value creation leadership, cross-cultural management, economics, marketing, and sustainable enterprise.

Learn from like-minded business experts and benefit from an emphasis on modern governance and sustainable and entrepreneurial business practices. You will have the opportunity for real-world networking with highly-influential links to industry and government agencies.

Accelerate your business career. JCU Master of Business Administration (Leadership) graduates have more opportunities to advance to senior management and leadership positions while leading sustainable change.

Career Opportunities

  • Graduates of the Business Administration (Leadership) MBA program from James Cook University have outstanding leadership skills and are sought-after in a wide range of industries.
  • Graduates pursue careers in economics, finance, human resource management, marketing, accounting, business law, and information technology.
  • You could work as a management consultant, marketing manager, market research analyst, investment banker, operations manager, or financial advisor.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Law
  • Marketing Essentials
  • Sustainable Enterprise
  • People in Organisations
  • Accounting and Finance for Managers
  • The Changing Business Environment
  • Economics for a Sustainable World
  • Managing Strategic Resources and Operations

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 095864K

  • AQF Level 7 bachelor degree; or equivalent
  • US: Satisfactory completion of one year at a recognised university with a minimum GPA of 2.8, however, students with a GPA between 2.5 and 2.7 will be considered for the study abroad program.
  • Germany: Successful completion of six months of study at a recognised German university with an overall grade of Pass or successful completion of Abitur, Fachhochschulreife or Reifezeugnis.
  • Sweden: Successful completion of Upper Secondary School or Kommunal vuxenutbildning (Komvux) with a minimum GPA of 12.
  • Norway: Successful completion of at least six months of study at a recognised higher education institution in Norway; or successful completion of Norwegian Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skolen with a minimum GPA of 3.5.
  • Denmark: Successful completion of one semester of study at a recognised higher education institution in Denmark with an overall grade of Pass (average of D).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32720 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32720 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    27880 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27880 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 AUD /month
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