Courses & Units

Master of Business Administration (Professional) (37A)

The MBA (Professional) at the Tasmanian School of Business & Economics is all about building a community of leaders. The overarching purpose of the Master of Business Administration Professional (MBAP)  is to develop graduates who have the capacity to become professional managers and leaders in the following specialized fields:

Available Specialisations
Agricultural Innovation Heritage ManagementMedicines Management
Business Research Human Resource ManagementParticipatory Development
Corporate GovernanceInformation SystemsPolicy Management
Creative CommunicationsInternational BusinessRegional Innovation
Environmental ManagementLean Management Systems 
Environmental PlanningMarketing 

 
The MBA (Professional) is a 12 unit course, which you can study full or part-time. This course is full fee-paying, which means that you will be charged at the full fee-paying rate listed for each unit. The course aims to provide flexible study options with face-to-face contact, block teaching and online study opportunities. The MBA (Professional) includes opportunities to engage in overseas study tours as well as internships with leading Tasmanian organizations.

Duration

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Minimum 1.5 Years

Up to a maximum of 4 Years

Location

Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast, Distance Hobart

ATAR

Clearly-in Rank

The Clearly-in Rank is the lowest score at which students were granted entry in the first offer round in 2015.

The Clearly-in rank should be used as a guide for entry. Note: entry to some courses requires a combination of criteria (ie. folio, interview, GMAT) not just ATAR alone.

See entry requirements below


Course intake

Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2
Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2
Cradle Coast
Semester 1, Semester 2
Distance Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2
Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2
Launceston
Cradle Coast
Distance Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2

Course rules

See full course rules and guidelines

Course contact

Phone: 1300 363 864
Email: Course.Info@utas.edu.au
Online: Enquiries


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Duration

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Minimum 1.5 Years

Up to a maximum of 4 Years

Location

Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast, Distance Hobart

Academic Requirements

See entry requirements below

CRICOS

Code: 079278F


Course intake

Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2
Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2
Cradle Coast
Semester 1, Semester 2
Distance Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2
Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2
Launceston
Cradle Coast
Distance Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2

Course rules

See full course rules and guidelines

Course contact

Phone:+61 3 8676 7017
Online: International enquiries


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Course objectives

The MBA (Professional) equips you with knowledge and understanding of key business operations and current trends in organizations - both strategic and operational. It enables you to pursue a range of high level leadership roles within private, public, and community sector organisations.

Course structure

Core Units

The Master of Business Administration (Professional) will consist of 8 core units, plus an additional 4 postgraduate units from one of the Specialisations below. 

This unit introduces students to statistical methods that are useful in the decision making process. It seeks to provide basic statistical knowledge for analysing data, and aims to develop skills in using appropriate statistical methods to make and carry out…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Managing finances is critical in any business or private investment analysis and is central in evaluating the challenges and opportunities financial decisions hold. To provide the basis for this understanding, this unit explains the major sources of finance, the scope…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Effective marketing comes from systematic critical thinking and the reasoned application of underlying principles in a dynamic marketplace. This course will provide the principles and analytical frameworks and challenges you to use these to make better marketing decisions. You should…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This is a reading course; the unit presumes a familiarity with work life. It expects you to have already grasped the fact that 'business is the art of making a living doing what you love'. The thesis of the unit…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit examines the role and function of human resource management. Topics include job design, recruitment and selection of personnel; the development and retention of staff; industrial relations and international HRM. The unit aims to develop the necessary abilities and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The primary focus of this unit is ethics as it applies to business and management practice. The unit is interdisciplinary in character as questions of management practice, organisational theory and economic policy intertwine with issues of rights and responsibilities, duties…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

BMA701 Leadership and Change Management and BMA799 Strategic Management are capstone units for your MBA studies. They should be taken as the last two units in your degree as the culmination of your studies.

Effective leadership of organisations, whether they are professional practices covering only a few staff, multinational corporations, public sector or not-for-profit organisations, is of increasing importance. This unit covers aspects of leadership theory and practice relevant to organisations from an Australian…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The aim of the unit is to develop an understanding of the key issues in strategic management particularly as they relate to managing the interface between an organisation and its internal resources and the elements of its external environment. The…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Specialisations

Develop the value chain for your agribusiness by acquiring skills in agricultural and food sector innovation, marketing and technology.

Choose four from the units listed:

The unit explores theoretical and practical technologies and innovations applicable to extensive and intensive animal and plant production systems. These technologies and innovations address current productivity and sustainability challenges and include topics such as precision farming and spray technologies, communication…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit examines agricultural production systems within the context of sustainable use of soil, land and other natural resources in a changing and/or variable climate. Assessment of soil, land, water and vegetation resources on a catchment and property basis will…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The unit provides students with an overview and understanding of the role that agricultural advisors play in supporting decision making in farm businesses, focusing on decisions to adopt new or modified technologies and management practices. The unit will be framed…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Food safety management, particularly for microbial hazards, is undergoing revolutionary change internationally. Essentially, a more holistic approach is being advocated that relies on analysis and synthesis of knowledge and data from several scientific disciplines. The approach is termed 'risk assessment'.This…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit aims to provide the theoretical perspectives and methodological skills for students to be able to investigate, improve or develop collaborative innovation (co-innovation) in agrifood value chains in Developed and Transitional Economies. It will provide an understanding of value…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This is the pathway for students wishing to go on to a higher degree by research. A Distinction average or above in core units is required for entry, and students will be invited to undertake this specialisation during their second semester of study. Students complete the following three units:

This unit supports students completing MBA Research or Workplace Projects to develop and implement a research program. Seminars and practical activities develop an understanding of the philosophical underpinnings of research, the purpose of research methodology and the evaluation of research…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides students with the opportunity to apply the knowledge gained in the MBA (Health Management) core units to a significant research project in a relevant setting. It provides students with the opportunity to: formulate a testable research question;…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSpring school (extended)

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit explores the management and analysis of qualitative and quantitative data. Seminars and practical sessions explore the principles and practices of organising and analysing data using software support. The qualitative component explores computer-supported analysis using NVivo. Topics include data…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartWinter school (early)

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Expand your knowledge of the regulatory environment for business, improve the sustainability of your business and learn to manage risk.

Complete the following four units:

Risk Management of organisations is about minimising adversity and maximising the probability that business can continue to operate in periods of unavoidable adversity. This unit will provide an introduction to the principles and processes involved in risk management, and explore…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit deals with the management of a wide range of resources for which public sector managers are responsible, and provides skills not only in effective practices, but also in transparent reporting and compliance with government policies.…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Provides an introduction to the concept of economic, social and environmental (triple bottom line) reporting and performance from both a business and society perspective. The unit looks at the link between triple bottom line (TBL) reporting and the concept of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The unit provides an understanding of the nature and development of corporate governance practices. This includes the principles, guidelines, recommendations and suggestions for good corporate governance and governance practices developed and promoted since the early 1990s. The unit examines how…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Choose 50 credit points from the units listed below:

Choose 2 of the following units:

This unit explores the relationship between contemporary communications technologies and practices, and social and environmental change. Students will develop skills in the use of emerging media, particularly social and other forms of online media. They will examine the communication and…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit will explore a broad range of theories in journalism, media and communications. The primary focus will be to apply these theories in a practical setting. The theoretical foundations of the unit will vary from year to year, and…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit equips students to produce content and tell stories across multiple media platforms. A range of digital tools, delivery options and conceptual approaches will be explored as students design, research and produce media content. Academic and technical staff with…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit introduces students to the practical skills of media writing. It is intended to provide students with a strong foundation for participation in the media industry in a variety of forms. A fundamental appreciation of language will enhance writing…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Students are introduced to specialised skills required to produce investigative journalism. Students will gain a deeper knowledge of how to access information, using tools which will enable them to understand how to interpret, for example, financial and public records, and…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

Media engagement is a central component of contemporary communications strategies. The unit provides contexts for historical and current media and public relations practice. Students are equipped to interact professionally with the media, to set clear communications goals and strategies, and…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Students will engage practically with a range of screen documentary styles exploring documentary film, television and online media. Building on basic broadcast and web skills, this unit will allow students to develop their technical and journalistic skills through the production…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit will introduce students to the skills required to produce a radio documentary. Students will be introduced to radio theory and the radio industry. There will be an emphasis on scripting, appreciation of the nuances of sound recording and…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit combines creative practice with business acumen to help students become independent, innovative and successful media and communications practitioners working across a range of industries and platforms. Offered as an intensive face-to-face week in Hobart supported by online activities,…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

Add skills in land and resource management, biodiversity conservation, sustainable development and environmental policy

Complete the following four units:

This unit develops an understanding of how instruments of power and organisation can be shaped through effective planning and management to foster sustainable systems of production and consumption. We begin our journey by examining the concept and interpretations of sustainable…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit offers students a pathway to understanding the basic ideas behind ecology and conservation biology. You will gain knowledge and skills to discuss and write about the issues surrounding conservation management and apply that to an area of your…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides students with a practical understanding of key systems for protected area planning and management. Terrestrial, freshwater and marine protected areas are considered. The global context of protected areas is analysed, including issues of definition, scope and governance.…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This on-line unit provides a foundation for advanced studies in planning and management for climate change. Development of professional competencies in this field is a core objective. The unit consists of modules that introduce students to basic climate adaptation knowledge…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

Look at the central role of environmental planning in achieving environmental, social and economic sustainability, including urban, regional and rural environments.

Complete two of the units listed:

This unit provides a foundation for advanced studies in planning. The characteristics and content purposes of planning are presented, along with the various types of plans. The historical development and current state of planning theory isare examined and located in…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Statutory planning processes and requirements are established by legalisation – they provide the legal basis for land use planning and development assessment. This unit deals in detail with such processes and requirements. The purpose and role of statutory planning is…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This on-line unit provides a foundation for advanced studies in planning and management for climate change. Development of professional competencies in this field is a core objective. The unit consists of modules that introduce students to basic climate adaptation knowledge…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

Develop core historical research skills and knowledge to manage your heritage business and offer comprehensive, intellectually challenging interpretations.

Complete four of the units listed:

Examines the political, social, economic and environmental history of Tasmania in the long nineteenth century. Themes include the nature of the convict system, relations with Aborigines, the anti-transportation movement and its legacy, the achievement of self-government, the role of women,…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit allows advanced study of a selected field of history, making use of primary sources and engaging with cutting edge scholarship. The student selects a field from the fields taught in the semester and for which expert supervision is…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit allows advanced study of a selected field of history, making use of primary sources and engaging with cutting edge scholarship. The student selects a field from the fields taught in the semester and for which expert supervision is…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit allows advanced study of a selected field of history, making use of primary sources and engaging with cutting edge scholarship. The student selects a field from the fields taught in the semester and for which expert supervision is…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides postgraduate coursework students with an introduction to historical research methods and strategies and to various primary sources relevant to historians whether working in Tasmanian or other history.…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

Students undertake a workplace-based research project that critically assesses a selected humanities or social science problem. The project must be approved by the School's program co-ordinator prior to commencement.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartSpring school
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonSpring school

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Students undertake a workplace-based research project that critically assesses a selected humanities or social science problem. The project must be approved by the School's program co-ordinator prior to commencement.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartSpring school
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonSpring school

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

For professionals currently working in the field, as well as those wishing to move into this area. Includes leadership, resource development and ethics.

Complete the following four units:

The unit provides an understanding of the nature and development of corporate governance practices. This includes the principles, guidelines, recommendations and suggestions for good corporate governance and governance practices developed and promoted since the early 1990s. The unit examines how…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Management is ultimately about influencing the behaviour of others within an organisational context and in many ways the study of Organisational Behaviour is the reference point for all other areas of management education. The unit is structured around three key…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In light of the evolving field of Human Resource Development, this unit gives a broad-based approach to the three primary areas of human resource development: career development, training and development and organisation development. The strategic approach to HRD sees HRD…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Effective human resource management is an important means of creating value and developing, through the employees, a competitive advantage for organisations in the 21st century. This unit will introduce students to the general theories and practices of managing people in…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Explore the relationships of information and information technology to organisational needs, and current management practice in the development of information systems.

Complete the following four units:

This unit aims to present a coherent view on the role of information and knowledge in organisations from a multidisciplinary perspective. Students gain an appreciation of the sources of information, unstructured and semi-structured knowledge and learn current techniques that permit…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides students with an understanding of the management issues surrounding information technology (IT), the knowledge of management functions and responsibilities necessary for IT managers, and the knowledge to apply IT management principles in the organisational environment. Students will…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Organizations around the world are increasingly using commercial packages instead of custom built software to support their core business processes. In this unit students explore enterprise architecture with a focus on business process integration and process standardization. Students examine major…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The unit explores contemporary logistics and eLogistics for organisations from Informational, Communication and Technological (ICT) perspectives on logistical and supply chain issues. Specifically, the unit develops conceptual knowledge across the logistics field, by examining ICTs concepts at the strategic, tactical…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Choose four of the units below:

This unit provides students with an overview of a wide range of issues related to international economics. We investigate why nations trade, what they trade and who gains from this trade. We then analyse the motives for countries and organisations…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Most businesses operate in global financial markets, and very few facets of financial management are as important as managing exchange (hypen) rate risk. This unit will provide you with the skills necessary to understand and address some of the multi-faceted…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

International business is concerned with business activities undertaken in a complicated environment which is characterized by diverse cultures, languages, currencies and government regulations across countries. This unit introduces the concepts and theories needed for you to make sense of important…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Effective human resource management is an important means of creating value and developing, through the employees, a competitive advantage for organisations in the 21st century. This unit will introduce students to the general theories and practices of managing people in…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit extends the fundamental marketing concepts by focusing on the challenge, as well as opportunities, of marketing new and existing products to the global marketplace. The impact of different cultural, economic, technological, political and legal environments in each country,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Note: This specialisation is delivered out of the Cradle Coast campus.

This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to establish the preconditions for the implementation of a value stream transformation using evidence-based analysis that results in change, such as a 'step change' or a change resulting from a problem solving…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Cradle Coast8 Week Session May

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to take a strategic oversight and leadership view on the implementation of continuous improvement within an manufacturing, engineering or wider business context. It also considers the advanced tools and practices required by…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Cradle Coast5 Week Session Mar

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to undertake the local level review and further development of an existing continuous improvement process. The twin themes of "innovation" and "improvement", in both product and process, will be identified and the…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Cradle Coast8 Week Session Jul

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Choose one elective from the following:

This unit is structured around a range of postgraduate student work experiences. The unit recognises that students with more than five years work experience (and particularly where they have used high level judgement in varied or specialised contexts) have already…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This is a capstone unit within the Lean Management Program. It involves the investigation and presentation of a major project related to a Lean improvement in a workplace. Projects may be conducted individually, in pairs or in groups of three.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Cradle Coast12 Week Session Aug

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Complete any four units from the following:

This unit investigates consumer decision-making processes and, more closely, the external and internal influences on that process. For most businesses, the key to success is to identify potential customers, appreciate their needs and wants, and then supply those needs whilst…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The importance of marketing in the Business to Business (B2B) sector has grown globally. Business markets present unique challenges and opportunities for marketers that differ significantly from business to consumer (B2C) markets. B2B and B2C markets function very differently with…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The professional service sector is growing rapidly and professional service firms (PSFs) contribute significantly to economic growth in most economies. PSFs work in a very competitive and dynamic environment and face both increasing opportunities and challenges. PSFs have unique characteristics…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Increasing globalisation has resulted in fierce competition among market actors. With increasing market dynamism the effective development and management of marketing supply chains is becoming an invaluable competitive advantage. A marketing supply chain is a system of organisations, people, activities,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Firms are paying more attention to the development of new products and services to enhance their market position. Commercialising innovative products and services on a timely basis is a key to not only profit, but in some industries survival. However,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Sales management and personal selling is a critical path to organisational success in highly competitive markets. Good personal selling skills help guides sales professionals toward alignment with buyers, by helping them overcome their problems and challenges, and creating value…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The increasing use of the Internet and other digital media by both business and consumers and is having a significant effect on business globally. For consumers, information and communication technologies (ICT) provide more information, convenience, and a wider range of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Business are changing constantly and markets are moving at rapid pace, meaning that market research is critical to keep abreast of such changes. Market research comprises a critical facet of marketing management; playing a central role in supporting marketing management,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Develop business acumen and skills required to lead within the Pharmaceutical Industry. Gain an increased understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing the Industry, and an enhanced ability to critically analyse industry-relevant information and communicate more effectively and appropriately with stakeholders. 

This specialisation is a professional development pathway for Medicines Australia Continuing Education students who have undertaken this program with Pharmacy at UTAS.  It is open only to students who have completed the pre-requisite units: CSA106 Introduction to Clinical Evidence & Quality Use of Medicines; CSA107 Introduction to the Pharmaceutical Industry and Regulatory Environment; CSA108 Introduction to Human Physiology & Applied Pharmacology.

You will study 4 units: the 3 listed below and 1 elective:

This unit is designed for students who have completed Programs 5 & 6 of the Medicines Australia Continuing Education Program administered by the Unit for Medication Outcomes Research and Education in the Division of Pharmacy. Students will advance their knowledge…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartSpring school

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit is designed for students who have completed Programs 1 & 2 of the Medicines Australia Continuing Education Program administered by the Unit for Medication Outcomes Research and Education in the Division of Pharmacy. This unit is designed to…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartSpring school

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit is designed for students who have completed Programs 3 & 4 of the Medicines Australia Continuing Education Program administered by the Unit for Medication Outcomes Research and Education in the Division of Pharmacy. This unit is designed to…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartSpring school

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Choose an elective from the units below:

Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is a broad domain of healing resources that encompasses all health systems, modalities, and practices and their accompanying theories and beliefs, other than those intrinsic to the politically dominant health system of a particular society…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides students with an understanding of research literature in health sciences. Scientific literature and related pharmaceutical literature including trade publications will be appraised. The principles and skills in evaluation and interpretation of the literature will be discussed and…

Credit Points: 12.5

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HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartSummer school

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This unit is designed to introduce students to the basic concepts, principles and practical skills of research methodology required in preparing a project proposal in health and medical research, including information retrieval and analysis, formulation of research questions, research plan…

Credit Points: 12.5

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HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

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Note: This specialisation is delivered out of the Cradle Coast campus

This unit is structured around a range of postgraduate student work experiences. The unit recognises that students with more than five years work experience (and particularly where they have used high level judgement in varied or specialised contexts) have already…

Credit Points: 12.5

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Cradle CoastSemester 2

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Whilst government refers to the structure and functions of public institutions, governance is the way government and organisations get their work done. It's about merging traditional hierarchical ways of working with network approaches - the diffusion of power and responsibility.…

Credit Points: 12.5

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Cradle Coast5 Week Session Oct

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This unit focuses on contemporary community development theory and practice. The unit provides both an understanding of the community development process and also an opportunity to understand and apply community development frameworks, approaches, tools and methods across a range of…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit explores the cultural and institutional underpinnings of development practice, and how development professionals can create effective cross-cultural partnerships with a range of stakeholders. Drawing on theoretical and practical insights from the anthropology of development, the unit provides a…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Combine a thorough grounding in the theory and practice of public policy with the skills to engage in informed debate about major public policy issues in contemporary society, and knowledge of recent developments in the field.

Complete two of the the following three units:

This unit examines the central approaches to understanding the policy process. Key phases of this process will be explored including the initiation, development, implementation, evaluation and analysis of public policy. Difficulties and ambiguity inherent within political decision making will also…

Credit Points: 25

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HobartSemester 1

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This unit explores major conceptual, empirical and normative issues surrounding the implementation and evaluation of public policy. Both of these phases of the policy process are examined separately and in relation to each other and to other concepts such as…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

`Government` as a set of institutions is no longer synonymous with `government` as a process. As a result, the term 'governance' is increasingly used to account for a growing number of situations where governance occurs without government. The reasons for…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Note: This specialisation is delivered out of the Cradle Coast campus.

This unit is structured around a range of postgraduate student work experiences. The unit recognises that students with more than five years work experience (and particularly where they have used high level judgement in varied or specialised contexts) have already…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Cradle CoastSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit explores the emerging inter-relationship between innovation, place and entrepreneurship; specifically, the roles of relationships, local knowledge and liveability in fostering regional competitiveness and innovation are considered.The unit examines the implications of these trends for regional enterprise development and…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit focuses on contemporary regional development theory and practice. We consider an overview of trends in regional development theory and types of methods adopted in practice. A particular focus is on the Regional Development Platforms approach and its application.The…

Credit Points: 12.5

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Cradle CoastWinter school (late)

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Choose one elective from the following:

Students will consider the first phase of the innovation model - idea generation. The unit is designed for those who want to create an innovative environment in their workplace and to foster the creativity of self and others. Informed by…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Student will focus on the creation and communication of cultures of innovation within organisations, together with frameworks that encourage the progression of bottom up innovation to empower staff to advance their ideas, change their mindset and behaviours, and become part…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit aims to develop your ability to interpret and use financial information as a manager. It is concerned with developing your understanding and stimulating your interest in financial and accounting concepts, issues and problems rather than with educating you…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to take a strategic oversight and leadership view on the implementation of continuous improvement within an manufacturing, engineering or wider business context. It also considers the advanced tools and practices required by…

Credit Points: 12.5

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Cradle Coast5 Week Session Mar

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit focuses on contemporary community development theory and practice. The unit provides both an understanding of the community development process and also an opportunity to understand and apply community development frameworks, approaches, tools and methods across a range of…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

 For admission to this course you need to have:

1. 
(a) completed a related undergraduate degree of an Australian higher education institution or the equivalent standard in any other institution, and
(b) at least three years' appropriate work experience as defined by the Dean as delegated to the Course Coordinator (the MBA Director).

OR have

2. completed the Graduate Certificate of Management or Graduate Diploma of Business Administration of the University of Tasmania or an equivalent award of another Australian higher education institution.
 
All applicants for the MBA(P) must provide a full curriculum vitae and admission may also include an interview at the discretion of the Dean or delegated Course Coordinator.
 
For entry into the MBAP, international students must provide an IELTS test score of at least Band 6.5 with a minimum of 6 on all bands or a TOEFL score of 600 with a Test of Written English score of no less than 4.5. This test must not be more than 24 months old.

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