Master of Global Management

Two years. Two degrees. Two countries. Prepare yourself to become a business leader in today’s highly connected, multicultural world.

At a glance

Commence study in Semester 2, 2018
2 Years full-time (one year abroad, compulsory)
Offered at the St Lucia campus, and five international partner institutions
Specialise in up to two of three fields of study to suit your career ambitions

Broaden your horizons with a Master of Global Management. Study in BRISBANE and ABROAD to prepare yourself for a world of business opportunities. Over two years you will gain two degrees from two of the world’s top business schools, one from The University of Queensland and a second from one of our five partner business schools in Europe or Canada.

As a leading global institution, we’re renowned for our cutting-edge research, close links with industry and quality of our academic staff. The Master of Global Management program provides comprehensive learning in business fundamentals and offers a number of pathways to complement your passion and expertise.

Feel supported throughout your degree knowing that UQ Business School is home to some of the most innovative educators in Australia. They are bound to challenge your thinking and ensure you stay ahead of the game. Our courses reflect the world right now and address constantly evolving issues in areas like innovation, entrepreneurship, new technologies, internationalisation, and global talent management.

Who is this degree for?

Designed for anyone looking to work in a global industry, the Master of Global Management will develop, in-depth, your knowledge of international business and prepare you to become a leader in an interconnected connected, increasingly globalising world.

The program will give you a wider perspective in addressing international issues, and offer valuable experiences in different cultures and business environments. You’ll build an international network of peers who can assist you in unlocking global career opportunities.

Program Specialisations

The Master of Global Management offers a flexible structure. The program has three compulsory courses centred on issues relating to operating international business, globalisation and the world economy, and cross-cultural management.

You can then specialise in up to two of three fields of study, or select a range of courses that suit your career ambitions. The program also offers you the opportunity to complete a research thesis or an internship. 

Specialisations

  • International economics and finance
  • International enterprise management
  • International tourism

You can also choose courses on other topics including strategic management, change leadership, negotiation, strategic marketing and branding – or any other postgraduate course providing your choice is approved by the Head of School.

 

The Master of Global Management allows you to study at The University of Queensland and one of the below five top institutions in Europe and Canada:

  • Aalto University School of Business – Finland
  • Bocconi University – Italy
  • ESSEC Business School – France
  • Norwegian School of Economics – Norway
  • Smith School of Business (Queen’s University) – Canada

The Master of Global Management does not offer a part-time option.

For more information on the admissions process, please refer to the Future Students website

What career outcomes are there?

Graduates of the Master of Global Management will have two postgraduate degrees making them highly desirable for careers in international business and management within the private, public and not-for-profit sectors.

Throughout the program you will gain valuable experience in different cultures and business environments, and build a global network of peers who can support you throughout your business career.

Specific careers can vary depending on your chosen specialisation.

As a UQ student, you will have access to a range of services to prepare you for a successful career:

  • The Student Employability Team (SET) – assists students with accessing career opportunities and managing their careers. SET programs give students an edge by helping build industry experience and develop lifelong employability skills. Contact their team of employability specialists to set and achieve your career goals.
  • Networking events – these events help students establish connections with industry professionals.
  • Employer presentations on campus – provides opportunities to meet UQ graduates currently employed in industry and understand what the employer is looking for in a new hire.
  • UQ Careers Fair - an annual university wide event for students to meet with over 130 potential employers to source information on career opportunities.
  • Global Experiences Expo - discover how UQ provides students with opportunities to study overseas, or get support to work, learn or volunteer on a short trip.

 

Sarah Lucas - MGM

"The best thing about studying this program at UQ is that it comes with the opportunity to spend the second year of my degree studying at one of Europe's leading Business Schools, ESSEC in Paris. I can't wait for the opportunity to immerse myself in another culture and another life. Studying overseas is an incredible opportunity, and I think it will really complement everything I'm learning in my degree."

Sarah Lucas 

Master of Global Management

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