Master of  Global Management

Program code: 5511
CRICOS code: 073271F


External, St Lucia


2 Years full-time


Semester 2 (27 Jul, 2020)

Want to broaden your horizons? The Master of Global Management lets you earn two degrees from two different universities in two years. Study in Brisbane and abroad to prepare for a world of business opportunities.

  • The Master of Global Management (MGMan) is a two-year double-degree designed to prepare you for an international business career. Spend your first year studying at UQ Business School and your second year at your choice of one of our international partner institutions.
  • Nominate your partner institution from the following: Queen's University's Smith School of Business in Kingston, Canada; Aalto University's School of Business in Helsinki, Finland; Bocconi University in Milan, Italy; ESSEC Business School in Paris, France; or the Norwegian School of Economics in Bergen, Norway.
  • Complete three compulsory courses at UQ covering international business operations, globalisation and the world economy, and cross-cultural management. Specialise in up to two of four fields of study, or select a range of courses that suit your goals.
  • Graduate with two postgraduate degrees from two of the world's top business schools as you develop a broader perspective of international business issues; build an international network of peers; and open the door to global career opportunities.

Through the Master of Global Management, you'll develop an in-depth international business outlook and become a leader in today’s connected, globalised world.

  • Why study

    Queen's University

    Smith School of Business logo

    As one of the world’s most prestigious business schools, The Smith School of Business at Queen’s University is known for its innovative approaches to education. The university conducts leading-edge research and hosts managers from 3500 companies worldwide.

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  • Why study

    Aalto University, School of Business

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    Aalto University is home to Finland's leading business school and a multidisciplinary community where science and art meet technology and business. Students focus on working and interacting with diverse groups in different parts of the global economy.

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  • Why study

    Bocconi University

    Bocconi University logo

    Bocconi is regarded as the finest university in Italy and is ranked as one of the best schools internationally in the fields of business, economics and law. Study a Master of International Management, which examines global management issues faced by multinational companies.

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  • Why study

    ESSEC Business School

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    As one of the top three management universities in the world, ESSEC cultivates strong links with the business world, counting more than 700 companies as partners. Students are encouraged to innovate, be hold and interact beyond the classroom.

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  • Why study

    Norwegian School of Economics

    Norwegian School of Economics logo

    The Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) is one of the leading research and teaching institutions in Norway well-known for its focus on environmental and economic sustainability. Students can specialise in the fields of energy, natural resources and environment, international business, or marketing and brand management.

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  • Fast Facts

    Global standing

    UQ Business School was the first business school in Australia to be accredited by the pre-eminent ranking bodies AACSB International and EQUIS. UQ was also ranked in the 51-100 bracket in the world for management in the 2019 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

Fields of study for this program

There are 3 fields of study available in the Master of Global Management.

View all fields of study for this program

Career outcomes

With postgraduate degrees from two leading business schools and international experience, students will be well positioned for a wide range of careers in international business and management within the private, public and not-for-profit sectors.

Graduates typically find careers as managers, strategists and consultants in a variety of business settings, including government organisations and global agencies and organisations that have international operations.

  • Teaching staff

    World-leading academics

    UQ Business School is home to some of the most innovative educators in Australia, who are bound to challenge your thinking. Many also work in consultancy for leading companies, agencies and organisations to help them address the challenges they face.

  • Professional experience

    Link up with industry and the profession

    The Faculty of Business, Economics and Law's award-winning Student Employability Team (SET) helps students develop their careers with a range of professional opportunities. These include internships, mentoring programs, inspirational guest speakers and career planning advice.

  • Fast Facts

    Stay ahead of the game

    Our business programs are regularly updated to include topical and innovative study areas. Our courses reflect the world right now and address constantly evolving issues in areas like sustainability, climate, entrepreneurship and new technologies

  • Professional experience

    Give back and grow your network

    The Community Engagement Program (CEP) gives you opportunities to work on real-life projects with not-for-profit and community organisations. In small groups, you'll apply your classroom knowledge and experience, and develop your leadership and networking skills.

  • Research

    Work closely with experts

    UQ Business School is associated with the Australian Institute of Business and Economics (AIBE), which seeks to establish UQ as the leading provider of business and economic research in Australia, and link UQ academics with industry. 

  • Research

    Build an international research career

    During your studies you can choose to write a thesis on an original research topic. This will not only further your expertise and skills in critical thinking, writing, project management and problem-solving, but also potentially open doors to a future career in research within industry or academia.

  • Alumni
    "The Master of Global Management is a unique program, which I am proud of completing. As a small program, the academics and students all got to know each other very well, which fostered a supportive and friendly learning environment." Mathilde Moreau, MGMan (2019)
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  • Program code
  • Faculty
  • Duration
    2 Years full-time
  • Commencing
    Semester 2 (27 Jul, 2020)
  • Program level
    Postgraduate Coursework
  • Units
  • Delivery location
    External, St Lucia
  • AQF
    Level 9
  • CRICOS code

Admissions criteria


Bachelor degree or equivalent with a GPA of at least 5.25 on a 7 point scale.

A GMAT is not required for entry into the UQ MGMan; however, some partner institutions may require a GMAT with a minimum score for entry into their program. For these institutions, students must obtain the required GMAT score by the end of their first semester of study at UQ.

A commencing UQ student will be required to satisfy the entry requirements set by the preferred overseas partner institutions (including the GMAT with a minimum score of 600) before progression is approved.

An inbound student must be admitted to an approved program at a partner institution and have successfully completed the UQ equivalent of #8-16 with a cumulative GPA UQ equivalent of 5.25 on a 7 point scale.

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 7; writing 6.5; speaking 6.5; reading 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ

TOEFL IBT - Overall 100, listen 19, read 19, write 24, speak 21.

TOEFL PB - Overall 600, listen 54, read 54, write 61/5.

Pearsons - Overall 72, listen 60, read 60, write 64, S64.

BEP - A minimum overall grade of 5 plus a minimum grade of B in write and speak.

CES - Overall 185, listen 169, read 169, write 176, speak 176.

OET is not accepted.

View the English proficiency policy

Visa requirements

International students who are accepted into full-time study in the Master of Global Management are eligible to apply for an Australian student visa.

The Australian Government has simplified the visa application process. Now, all international students apply for the Student Visa (subclass 500).

There are a number of requirements you must satisfy before a visa is granted. Find out more about the visa application process.

Learn more about entry requirements

Program structure


The courses offered in the Master of Global Management are set out in the course list. Each course is allocated a certain number of units (#).

Courses Program Rules

The Program Rules explain what is required to complete the Master of Global Management. These requirements include the total number of units you need to complete in order to graduate.

Program Rules

To have your degree conferred, you also need to comply with UQ’s policies and rules.

Programs and Courses

If you're a current student who has already commenced study at UQ, refer to Programs and Courses in my.UQ for full information about your program structure, rules and requirements.

Fields of study

The following is a list of fields of study available in the Master of Global Management.

When you graduate, any fields of study you have finished will be listed on your degree certificate.

International Economics and Finance

International Economics and Finance is a field of study that covers topics such as international trade and investment, innovation, globalisation and economic development, carbon and energy management, international financial management and the international political economy. In the modern world, international economics and finance is a central component of business.

International Enterprise Management

International Enterprise Management is a field of study that covers topics such as global media and advertising, business in Asia, supply chains, human resource management, service operations management and sustainability and innovation. In the modern world, international business and its management is a central component of business.

International Tourism

International Tourism is a field of study that covers topics such as events, hospitality and resort management, service leadership, and tourism in developing economies. In the modern world, international tourism and its management is a central component of business.

You should refer to the Program Rules for more information. A full definition of "field of study" is available in the Policies and Procedures Library.

Financial aid

As an international student, you might be eligible for financial aid – either from your home country, or from the Australian Government.

Find out more about financial aid, including scholarships and financial aid programs.

Indicative annual fee

AUD $42,272
Indicative fee 2020

The "indicative annual fee" is the cost of enrolling in the Master of Global Management for the 2020 academic year. It is calculated based on a standard full-time study load.

A standard full-time study load is 16 units per academic year.

If you enrol in a larger or smaller study load, your fees will be calculated on a proportionate basis.

All fees are reviewed annually.

Visit Tuition fees for more information.


International students are eligible to apply for a number of scholarships and prizes. These may be offered by the University, the Australian Government, foreign governments, or private organisations.

Many scholarships have specific eligibility criteria and are very competitive. More information, including information about how to apply, is available on the Scholarships website.

Applying online

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All international student applications for the Master of Global Management can be lodged directly to UQ using our online application form or through an approved UQ agent in your country.

The program code for the Master of Global Management is 5511. You'll need this when applying.

Find out more about applying for postgraduate coursework study.

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Additional application information

TOEFL iBT overall 100, writing 24 and speaking 21 meet the English Proficiency requirements for this program.

A commencing UQ student will be required to satisfy the entry requirements set by the preferred overseas partner institutions (including the GMAT with a minimum score of 600) before progression is approved.

An inbound student must be admitted to an approved program at a partner institution and have successfully completed the UQ equivalent of #8-16 with a cumulative GPA UQ equivalent of 5.25 on a 7 point scale.

The following supporting documentation is required for all applications. Please ensure that you have included ALL required documentation when you submit your application:

  • Official transcripts of previous studies.
  • Evidence of work experience in the form of a CV. Please ensure that your CV includes your full work history, and outlines the major activities you undertake on a daily basis (if you are applying obo work experience).

A student must, if required by the Executive Dean, pass a qualifying examination in any or all of the following before enrolment is approved:

  • basic computing
  • written communication
  • basic mathematics
  • basic statistics.

Important dates

There are a number of dates and deadlines you need to meet when applying for postgraduate study.

The closing date for the Master of Global Management is:

  • To commence study in semester 2 - April 30 of the year of commencement.

A full list of dates relevant to UQ students is available on the Student Matters Calendar.

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