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Course snapshot

Domestic snapshot

  • Start Date

    January, March, May, July, September, October

  • Duration

    2.7 years part-time
    Duration may vary depending on unit availabilities, previous study or work experience.

  • Location

    SCU Online

  • Placement

    No  

  • Course abbreviation

    MBA

  • Course code

    1208100

  • Credit points

    192

  • Equivalent units

    16

  • Scholarships

  • Indicative fee

Please note, some locations may not have all intake periods available. See the full availability details for further information.

International snapshot

  • Start Date

    January, March, April, June, August, October

  • Duration

    4 years part-time

  • Location

    SCU Online

  • Placement

    No  

Please note, some locations may not have all intake periods available. See the full availability details for further information.

Overview

With an online Master of Business Administration, you’ll develop both the business know-how and the practical skills to advance your career or build your own business. You’ll examine contemporary management and develop solutions to complex commercial situations all through the prism of the fast-paced, ever-evolving global digital economy.

The course is designed to enable you to get the most out of the program while fitting study seamlessly around work, family, and other priorities. It is 100% online. You can begin at one of six times throughout the year, and adjust your workload to suit your schedule. Our personalised, one-on-one support keeps you motivated and ensures you're getting the education you need. You study broadly across a comprehensive suite of business disciplines, and take one of four specialisations to gain the deep knowledge you need to enhance your professional expertise.

You'll undertake a practical research project in your workplace to reinforce your learning and to apply that learning in a real business environment. Along with specialist industry capabilities, you'll develop the soft skills employers crave and businesses need; leadership, problem solving and communication.

Four foundation units give you a solid grounding in the basic principles of business and management. If you have a relevant undergraduate degree or work experience, you could receive these as advanced standing and complete the course in two-years while studying part-time. If you want to build the foundations of your business knowledge, take the full course (16 units). You can still graduate in under three years studying part-time.

Bachelor of Business Alumus Deborah Guion

“I really wanted to make an impact on the world and my degree gave me the start I needed. When I was approached to manage a CSR program for a corporation, it just made sense to me. ”

The Southern Cross Model is a game-changer in higher education study.

Our students now engage in shorter, six-week unit structures designed around immersive and interactive learning experiences. The shorter unit structure gives students a greater sense of momentum as they achieve milestones quickly, resulting in increased student success rates, and course and teacher satisfaction. Lectures are a thing of the past - students will be engaged in active, interactive and discussion-based learning.

On-campus students experience a variety of teaching approaches including lectures, tutorials, online activities and video-linked or podcast virtual classes.

Our online study option is highly interactive and may include a combination of podcast or video-linked lectures, electronic study materials, workshops, online discussion forums and virtual classes.

The method of teaching and assessment may vary from unit to unit.

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Course Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a course. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes (GA).

Course Learning Outcome

GA1: Intellectual rigour

Demonstrate high level critical thinking, independent judgement and the ability to reflect on self and others in a complex business environment.

Design and coordinate systematic approaches to complex problem solving in a business context.

GA2: Creativity

Develop innovative solutions to complex business problems

GA3: Ethical practice

Demonstrate a critical understanding of complex ethical and socially responsible business practices informed by a global perspective

GA4: Knowledge of a discipline

Demonstrate an advanced and integrated understanding of a body of knowledge in one or more discipline areas

GA5: Lifelong learning

Demonstrate high level critical thinking, independent judgement and the ability to reflect on self and others in a complex business environment.

GA6: Communication and social skills

Apply expert communication and collaboration skills to inform and engage with a diverse range of stakeholders

GA7: Cultural competence

Demonstrate a critical understanding of culturally appropriate business practices informed by a global perspective.

All students study our eight core units, and all produce an industry research project, situated in their choice of industry. This enables you to apply your new skills to your existing workplace, or test the waters in an industry to which you aspire. You will learn to manage the variables inherent in the workplace, and convert your knowledge into experience. You will also select a specialisation, which helps you build substantial and specific expertise to complement the general management proficiencies you gain in the core units.

Choose from:

  • Accounting
  • Health Services Management
  • Information and Knowledge Management
  • Managing and Leading People.

If you choose, you can replace the specialisation with two elective units to acquire a less specialised but more expansive understanding of leadership and management.

Our four foundation units provide the management basics. Whether you take these units depends on your prior education and experience.

Location Teaching period
SCU OnlineSummer Term, Term  1, Term  2, Term  3, Term  4, Term  5
Location Teaching period Annual Fees CRICOS
SCU OnlineSummer Term, Term  1, Term  2, Term  3, Term  4, Term  5$30,408 ($3,801 per unit)N/A

Tuition fees are in Australian dollars, and are subject to change, including annual increases over the duration of a course. Annual tuition fee is based on completing 8 units per year. In addition students are required to pay OSHC for the duration of their visa in advance. Non-tuition fee covers textbooks, stationery and excursions.

Career Outcomes

MBA graduates have more options. A recent GMAC Corporate Recruiters Survey found that nine out of 10 employers across Asia-Pacific will be seeking MBA graduates to join their organisations. This is largely because of their solid preparation for management roles, in-depth problem-solving skills and professional networks.

As an MBA graduate, your new leadership and management skills will equip you for executive roles across a broad spectrum of industries, like business, finance, accounting, marketing, operations, human resources, tourism and corporate sustainability. MBAs are also highly sought after in government, and in the not-for-profit sector. For an entrepreneur or small business owner, an MBA boosts and balances your business skills, builds your network, and shows you exactly how technology and innovative practices can help you succeed.

Requirements

We encourage you to apply for the courses you most want to study. If you are not eligible to enter your chosen course right now, our team will work with you to find the best pathway option.

Before applying, make sure you double check all entry requirements, gather required documentation and review the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, noting any specifics listed below.

Entry requirements

A 3 year Bachelor degree from any Australian university, or equivalent.

Language requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this course are as follows

CategoryScore
Overall Score6.5

Course requirements

To be eligible to receive the Master of Business Administration (Online) students must complete the equivalent of 16 units (192 credit points), comprising:

  • 14 core units (168 credit points), and 
  • 2 option units (24 credit points)

OR

  • 1 specialisation (192 credit points) in Accounting or Health Services Management or Information and Knowledge Management or Managing and Leading People 

Exit Awards

Students may be eligible to exit with the Graduate Diploma of Business (Online) after completing the equivalent of 8 units (96 credit points), comprising 8 core units.

Students may be eligible to exit with the Graduate Certificate in Business (Online) after completing the equivalent of 4 units (48 credit points), comprising 4 core units.

Other things to consider

Credit for Prior Learning, also referred to as ‘Advanced Standing’ or Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL), is the process of looking at your prior study and/or experience to assess if you can be awarded academic credit or gain entry to a course on the basis of your existing knowledge and skills.

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Course structure

Your course progression is in the recommended order you should complete your course in. It is important that you follow this to ensure you meet the course requirements. For further assistance see How to Enrol in Units using My Enrolment.

Students should use course progression information to select units specific to their course and enrol in these units using My Enrolment.

Current Students should select their units by checking the Handbook for the year of their enrolment as these may be different.

View Student Handbook

Unit CodeUnit TitleAvailableCredit pointsNotes

Complete the following units to satisfy the Requirements of the Award

First Year

MGMT5003Organisational Behaviour (Online)
Term1,5
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term1,5
Term1,5
Anti-requisitesMGMT5002 - Organisational Behaviour
STAT5002Business Analytics (Online)
Term2
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term2
Term2
Anti-requisitesECON5001 - Economics and Quantitative Analysis
ACCT5003Accounting for Managers (Online)
Term3
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term3
Term3
Anti-requisitesACCT5002 - Accounting for Managers
BUSN5005Management Communication (Online)
Summer Term
Term4
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Summer Term
Term4
Summer Term
Term4
Students may be eligible to exit with the Graduate Certificate in Business after completing the above four (4) units

Second Year

MGMT6003The Positive Leader (Online)
Term2
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term2
Term2
Anti-requisitesMGMT6002 - The Positive Leader
PROJ5002Project Management Principles
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Anti-requisitesPROJ5001 - Project Management
MRKT6004Digital Marketing (Online)
Term4
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term4
Term4
BUSN6002Global Business (Online)

Not currently available

12
Anti-requisitesBUSN6001 - Global Business
Students may be eligible to exit with the Graduate Diploma of Business after completing the above eight (8) units

Third Year

ACCT6013Corporate Governance for Managers (Online)
Summer Term
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Summer Term
Summer Term
Anti-requisitesACCT6015 - Corporate Governance
BUSN6009Managing Information Systems (Online)
Term3
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term3
Term3
Anti-requisitesBUSN6004 - Managing Information Systems
BUSN6008Strategy and Case Analysis (Online)
Term2,5
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term2,5
Term2,5
Anti-requisitesBUSN6005 - Strategy and Case Analysis
General MBA Option Unit
Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
ACCT5004Business Accounting for Managers (Online)
LEGL5003Business and Corporation Law for Managers (Online)
PBHL5006Building a Professional Portfolio
COMP6005Managing Digital Enterprise (Online)
DATA5001Data Management
MGMT6004Organisational Change and Development (Online)
HRMT6002Human Resource Management (Online)
PBHL5016Leading Change in Health Care
PBHL5017Governance and Accountability in Health Care
PBHL5018Envisioning Health Systems, Policies and Practices
PBHL5014Strategic Planning and Management in Health Care

Fourth Year

General MBA Option Unit
Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
ACCT5004Business Accounting for Managers (Online)
LEGL5003Business and Corporation Law for Managers (Online)
PBHL5006Building a Professional Portfolio
COMP6005Managing Digital Enterprise (Online)
DATA5001Data Management
MGMT6004Organisational Change and Development (Online)
HRMT6002Human Resource Management (Online)
PBHL5016Leading Change in Health Care
PBHL5017Governance and Accountability in Health Care
PBHL5018Envisioning Health Systems, Policies and Practices
PBHL5014Strategic Planning and Management in Health Care
ACCT6016Finance for Managers (Online)
Term1
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term1
Term1
Anti-requisitesACCT6004 - Finance
BUSN7001Industry Research Project: Part A
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Pre-requisites72 credit points from masters level (AQF 9) units.
Anti-requisitesBUSN7003 - Industry Research Project
BUSN7002Industry Research Project: Part B
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Pre-requisitesBUSN7001 - Industry Research Project: Part A
Anti-requisitesBUSN7003 - Industry Research Project

Unit CodeUnit TitleAvailableCredit pointsNotes

Complete the following units to satisfy the Requirements of the Award

First Year

MGMT5003Organisational Behaviour (Online)
Term1,5
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term1,5
Term1,5
Anti-requisitesMGMT5002 - Organisational Behaviour
STAT5002Business Analytics (Online)
Term2
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term2
Term2
Anti-requisitesECON5001 - Economics and Quantitative Analysis
ACCT5003Accounting for Managers (Online)
Term3
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term3
Term3
Anti-requisitesACCT5002 - Accounting for Managers
BUSN5005Management Communication (Online)
Summer Term
Term4
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Summer Term
Term4
Summer Term
Term4
Students may be eligible to exit with the Graduate Certificate in Business after completing the above 4 (four) units

Second Year

MGMT6003The Positive Leader (Online)
Term2
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term2
Term2
Anti-requisitesMGMT6002 - The Positive Leader
PROJ5002Project Management Principles
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Anti-requisitesPROJ5001 - Project Management
MRKT6004Digital Marketing (Online)
Term4
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term4
Term4
BUSN6002Global Business (Online)

Not currently available

12
Anti-requisitesBUSN6001 - Global Business
Students may be eligible to exit with the Graduate Diploma of Business after completing the above 8 (eight) units

Third Year

ACCT6013Corporate Governance for Managers (Online)
Summer Term
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Summer Term
Summer Term
Anti-requisitesACCT6015 - Corporate Governance
BUSN6009Managing Information Systems (Online)
Term3
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term3
Term3
Anti-requisitesBUSN6004 - Managing Information Systems
BUSN6008Strategy and Case Analysis (Online)
Term2,5
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term2,5
Term2,5
Anti-requisitesBUSN6005 - Strategy and Case Analysis
Accounting Specialisation Unit
Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
ACCT5004Business Accounting for Managers (Online)
LEGL5003Business and Corporation Law for Managers (Online)

Fourth Year

Accounting Specialisation Unit
Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
ACCT5004Business Accounting for Managers (Online)
LEGL5003Business and Corporation Law for Managers (Online)
ACCT6016Finance for Managers (Online)
Term1
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term1
Term1
Anti-requisitesACCT6004 - Finance
BUSN7001Industry Research Project: Part A
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Pre-requisites72 credit points from masters level (AQF 9) units.
Anti-requisitesBUSN7003 - Industry Research Project
BUSN7002Industry Research Project: Part B
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Pre-requisitesBUSN7001 - Industry Research Project: Part A
Anti-requisitesBUSN7003 - Industry Research Project

Unit CodeUnit TitleAvailableCredit pointsNotes

Complete the following units to satisfy the Requirements of the Award

First Year

MGMT5003Organisational Behaviour (Online)
Term1,5
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term1,5
Term1,5
Anti-requisitesMGMT5002 - Organisational Behaviour
STAT5002Business Analytics (Online)
Term2
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term2
Term2
Anti-requisitesECON5001 - Economics and Quantitative Analysis
ACCT5003Accounting for Managers (Online)
Term3
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term3
Term3
Anti-requisitesACCT5002 - Accounting for Managers
BUSN5005Management Communication (Online)
Summer Term
Term4
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Summer Term
Term4
Summer Term
Term4
Students may be eligible to exit with the Graduate Certificate in Business after completing the above 4 (four) units

Second Year

MGMT6003The Positive Leader (Online)
Term2
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term2
Term2
Anti-requisitesMGMT6002 - The Positive Leader
PROJ5002Project Management Principles
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Anti-requisitesPROJ5001 - Project Management
MRKT6004Digital Marketing (Online)
Term4
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term4
Term4
BUSN6002Global Business (Online)

Not currently available

12
Anti-requisitesBUSN6001 - Global Business
Students may be eligible to exit with the Graduate Diploma of Business after completing the above 8 (eight) units

Third Year

ACCT6013Corporate Governance for Managers (Online)
Summer Term
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Summer Term
Summer Term
Anti-requisitesACCT6015 - Corporate Governance
BUSN6009Managing Information Systems (Online)
Term3
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term3
Term3
Anti-requisitesBUSN6004 - Managing Information Systems
BUSN6008Strategy and Case Analysis (Online)
Term2,5
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term2,5
Term2,5
Anti-requisitesBUSN6005 - Strategy and Case Analysis
Health Services Management Specialisation Unit
Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
PBHL5016Leading Change in Health Care
PBHL5014Strategic Planning and Management in Health Care
PBHL5017Governance and Accountability in Health Care
PBHL5006Building a Professional Portfolio

Fourth Year

Health Services Management Specialisation Unit
Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
PBHL5016Leading Change in Health Care
PBHL5014Strategic Planning and Management in Health Care
PBHL5017Governance and Accountability in Health Care
PBHL5006Building a Professional Portfolio
ACCT6016Finance for Managers (Online)
Term1
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term1
Term1
Anti-requisitesACCT6004 - Finance
BUSN7001Industry Research Project: Part A
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Pre-requisites72 credit points from masters level (AQF 9) units.
Anti-requisitesBUSN7003 - Industry Research Project
BUSN7002Industry Research Project: Part B
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Pre-requisitesBUSN7001 - Industry Research Project: Part A
Anti-requisitesBUSN7003 - Industry Research Project

Unit CodeUnit TitleAvailableCredit pointsNotes

Complete the following units to satisfy the Requirements of the Award

First Year

MGMT5003Organisational Behaviour (Online)
Term1,5
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term1,5
Term1,5
Anti-requisitesMGMT5002 - Organisational Behaviour
STAT5002Business Analytics (Online)
Term2
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term2
Term2
Anti-requisitesECON5001 - Economics and Quantitative Analysis
ACCT5003Accounting for Managers (Online)
Term3
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term3
Term3
Anti-requisitesACCT5002 - Accounting for Managers
BUSN5005Management Communication (Online)
Summer Term
Term4
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Summer Term
Term4
Summer Term
Term4
Students may be eligible to exit with the Graduate Certificate in Business after completing the above 4 (four) units

Second Year

MGMT6003The Positive Leader (Online)
Term2
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term2
Term2
Anti-requisitesMGMT6002 - The Positive Leader
PROJ5002Project Management Principles
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Anti-requisitesPROJ5001 - Project Management
MRKT6004Digital Marketing (Online)
Term4
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term4
Term4
BUSN6002Global Business (Online)

Not currently available

12
Anti-requisitesBUSN6001 - Global Business
Students may be eligible to exit with the Graduate Diploma of Business after completing the above 8 (eight) units

Third Year

ACCT6013Corporate Governance for Managers (Online)
Summer Term
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Summer Term
Summer Term
Anti-requisitesACCT6015 - Corporate Governance
BUSN6009Managing Information Systems (Online)
Term3
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term3
Term3
Anti-requisitesBUSN6004 - Managing Information Systems
BUSN6008Strategy and Case Analysis (Online)
Term2,5
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term2,5
Term2,5
Anti-requisitesBUSN6005 - Strategy and Case Analysis
Information and Knowledge Management Specialisation Unit
Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
COMP6005Managing Digital Enterprise (Online)
DATA5001Data Management

Fourth Year

Information and Knowledge Management Specialisation Unit
Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
COMP6005Managing Digital Enterprise (Online)
DATA5001Data Management
ACCT6016Finance for Managers (Online)
Term1
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term1
Term1
Anti-requisitesACCT6004 - Finance
BUSN7001Industry Research Project: Part A
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Pre-requisites72 credit points from masters level (AQF 9) units.
Anti-requisitesBUSN7003 - Industry Research Project
BUSN7002Industry Research Project: Part B
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Pre-requisitesBUSN7001 - Industry Research Project: Part A
Anti-requisitesBUSN7003 - Industry Research Project

Unit CodeUnit TitleAvailableCredit pointsNotes

Complete the following units to satisfy the Requirements of the Award

First Year

MGMT5003Organisational Behaviour (Online)
Term1,5
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term1,5
Term1,5
Anti-requisitesMGMT5002 - Organisational Behaviour
STAT5002Business Analytics (Online)
Term2
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term2
Term2
Anti-requisitesECON5001 - Economics and Quantitative Analysis
ACCT5003Accounting for Managers (Online)
Term3
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term3
Term3
Anti-requisitesACCT5002 - Accounting for Managers
BUSN5005Management Communication (Online)
Summer Term
Term4
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Summer Term
Term4
Summer Term
Term4
Students may be eligible to exit with the Graduate Certificate in Business after completing the above 4 (four) units

Second Year

MGMT6003The Positive Leader (Online)
Term2
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term2
Term2
Anti-requisitesMGMT6002 - The Positive Leader
PROJ5002Project Management Principles
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Anti-requisitesPROJ5001 - Project Management
MRKT6004Digital Marketing (Online)
Term4
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term4
Term4
BUSN6002Global Business (Online)

Not currently available

12
Anti-requisitesBUSN6001 - Global Business
Students may be eligible to exit with the Graduate Diploma of Business after completing the above 8 (eight) units

Third Year

ACCT6013Corporate Governance for Managers (Online)
Summer Term
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Summer Term
Summer Term
Anti-requisitesACCT6015 - Corporate Governance
BUSN6009Managing Information Systems (Online)
Term3
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term3
Term3
Anti-requisitesBUSN6004 - Managing Information Systems
BUSN6008Strategy and Case Analysis (Online)
Term2,5
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term2,5
Term2,5
Anti-requisitesBUSN6005 - Strategy and Case Analysis
Managing and Leading People Specialisation Unit
Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
MGMT6004Organisational Change and Development (Online)
HRMT6002Human Resource Management (Online)

Fourth Year

Managing and Leading People Specialisation Unit
Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
MGMT6004Organisational Change and Development (Online)
HRMT6002Human Resource Management (Online)
ACCT6016Finance for Managers (Online)
Term1
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Term1
Term1
Anti-requisitesACCT6004 - Finance
BUSN7001Industry Research Project: Part A
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Pre-requisites72 credit points from masters level (AQF 9) units.
Anti-requisitesBUSN7003 - Industry Research Project
BUSN7002Industry Research Project: Part B
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
12
LocationDomesticInternational
SCU Online
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Pre-requisitesBUSN7001 - Industry Research Project: Part A
Anti-requisitesBUSN7003 - Industry Research Project


Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes

Core Units

BUSN5005Management Communication (Online)
STAT5002Business Analytics (Online)
MGMT5003Organisational Behaviour (Online)
ACCT5003Accounting for Managers (Online)
Students may be eligible to exit with the Graduate Certificate in Business after completing the above four (4) units
BUSN6002Global Business (Online)
PROJ5002Project Management Principles
MRKT6004Digital Marketing (Online)
MGMT6003The Positive Leader (Online)
Students may be eligible to exit with the Graduate Diploma in Business after completing the above eight (8) units
ACCT6013Corporate Governance for Managers (Online)
ACCT6016Finance for Managers (Online)
BUSN6008Strategy and Case Analysis (Online)
BUSN6009Managing Information Systems (Online)
BUSN7001Industry Research Project: Part A
BUSN7002Industry Research Project: Part B
Select one (1) of the options below to complete EITHER a General MBA OR a Specialisation.

Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
If opting not to complete a Specialisation, select two (2) of the following units:
ACCT5004Business Accounting for Managers (Online)
LEGL5003Business and Corporation Law for Managers (Online)
PBHL5006Building a Professional Portfolio
COMP6005Managing Digital Enterprise (Online)
DATA5001Data Management
MGMT6004Organisational Change and Development (Online)
HRMT6002Human Resource Management (Online)
PBHL5016Leading Change in Health Care
PBHL5017Governance and Accountability in Health Care
PBHL5018Envisioning Health Systems, Policies and Practices
PBHL5014Strategic Planning and Management in Health Care

Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
ACCT5004Business Accounting for Managers (Online)
LEGL5003Business and Corporation Law for Managers (Online)

Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
Select two (2) of the following units:
PBHL5016Leading Change in Health Care
PBHL5014Strategic Planning and Management in Health Care
PBHL5017Governance and Accountability in Health Care
PBHL5006Building a Professional Portfolio

Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
COMP6005Managing Digital Enterprise (Online)
DATA5001Data Management

Unit CodeUnit TitleNotes
MGMT6004Organisational Change and Development (Online)
HRMT6002Human Resource Management (Online)

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93% graduate employment

Southern Cross has 93% graduate employment in Business and Management

(Graduate Outcomes Survey 2018-2020)

5-star ratings for business and management

We’re rated 5-stars for full-time employment, overall experience, skills development, student support and teaching quality

(GUG 2023)

Fees and Scholarships

Domestic students

You are a domestic student if you are an Australian citizen or permanent resident, New Zealand citizen, or Australian humanitarian visa holder. Your course will either be a Commonwealth Supported Place or a full fee-paying place. This is noted in the course snapshot.

Commonwealth Supported Places:

In a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), the Government pays some of your fees and you pay the rest as the Student Contribution Amount (SCA).

SCA is calculated per unit, not per course. Eligible students can defer the SCA through a HECS-HELP loan.

Full Fee-Paying Places:

A full fee-paying place is where you pay the full (unsubsidised) tuition fee for your course. Eligible students can defer the payment of their tuition fees through the FEE-HELP scheme (including employer-reserved places for The Hotel School courses).

Also known as SSAF, the Student Services and Amenities Fee is a compulsory fee for most students used to provide important services and amenities to students both on and off campus. It’s charged per unit, based on the unit’s credit point value. Eligible domestic students have the option of deferring this fee through the SA-HELP loan scheme. More about SSAF

Depending on your course, your costs could also include computer equipment and software, books, stationery, field trips, uniforms or other course-specific expenses such as art materials, musical equipment or travel for practicums, internships, vaccinations or industry experience.

Southern Cross University offers a range of scholarships for undergraduate (your first degree), postgraduate, Indigenous Australian students as well as international students. There are also scholarships available to help you study overseas for a short period as an international exchange student. Scholarships range from a few hundred dollars a year to several thousand dollars a year.

More about scholarships

Further fee information

Fees and Scholarships

International Students

If you're an international student, you can find the annual course cost in Australian dollars (AUD$) on our International Courses and Fees page or on the web page for your course under fees.

Also known as SSAF, the Student Services and Amenities Fee is a compulsory fee for most students used to provide important services and amenities to students both on and off campus. It’s charged per unit, based on the unit’s credit point value. Eligible domestic students have the option of deferring this fee through the SA-HELP loan scheme. More about SSAF

Depending on your course, your costs could also include computer equipment and software, books, stationery, field trips, uniforms or other course-specific expenses such as art materials, musical equipment or travel for practicums, internships, vaccinations or industry experience.

Southern Cross University offers a range of scholarships for undergraduate (your first degree), postgraduate, Indigenous Australian students as well as international students. There are also scholarships available to help you study overseas for a short period as an international exchange student. Scholarships range from a few hundred dollars a year to several thousand dollars a year.

More about scholarships

Further fee information

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Dates for the diary

Our shorter, more focused six-week unit structure gives students a greater sense of momentum and motivation as they achieve milestones quickly. Application dates per Term are shown on each course page however refer to our key dates and teaching calendar for detail on when enrolment opens, studies commence and when grades are published. There are also Dual Term and Tri Term calendars for those who have specific subjects.

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Entry Pathway

We believe in equal access to further education, so we offer a range of pathways to university.

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