Master your career growth - 2020 Course Guide - Sydney Business School

 
Master your career growth - 2020 Course Guide - Sydney Business School
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Master your career growth - 2020 Course Guide - Sydney Business School
Sydney
                                                   Business
                                                   School,
                                                   University of                                                                                                      Why Sydney
                                                   Wollongong
SYDNEY BUSINESS SCHOOL, UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG

                                                                                                                                                                      Business School,
                                                                                                                                                                      UOW?
                                                   Our mission is to advance business-related knowledge
                                                                                                                           Top 1%                                     1   Choice of two locations: Sydney

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                                                   through ground-breaking research, innovative                                                                           and Wollongong

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                                                   degree programs, inspirational teaching and industry                    For the quality of our graduates               Scholarships to help you invest in
                                                   collaboration to promote responsible leadership and                     2019 QS Graduate Employability Rankings.
                                                                                                                                                                          your future
                                                   sustainable business practice, and contribute to a
                                                   stronger economy and a more just society.
                                                   Sydney Business School is the graduate school of the Faculty of
                                                                                                                           5 Star                                     3   Flexible delivery that will allow
                                                                                                                                                                          you to work and study

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                                                   Business at the University of Wollongong. We offer a range of           Globally rated a 5 star university
                                                                                                                           QS World University Rankings 2019
                                                                                                                                                                          Curriculum tied to real-world
                                                   postgraduate business programs that are designed to expand your
                                                   business expertise and build your leadership capabilities. The strong
                                                                                                                                                                          industry experiences

                                                                                                                           Top 250                                    5
                                                   links we have fostered with industry, business and government
                                                   ensure our programs reflect the needs of the fast-moving business
                                                                                                                                                                          Career and academic support to
                                                   environment.                                                                                                           help you take your career to the
                                                   Our highly qualified academics – your teachers – are successful
                                                                                                                           Universities in the world                      next level
                                                                                                                           QS World University Rankings 2019

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                                                   business people who are passionate about sharing their knowledge
                                                   and experiences with business, public sector and not for profit
                                                                                                                                                                          Degrees that reflect the needs of
                                                   organisations. While our alumni – your business network – have a
                                                   track record of securing excellent roles across the globe.              Top 20                                         future employee:
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                                                   At the end of the day it’s about you; your aspirations, your            World’s best modern universities
                                                   expectations, your future. At Sydney Business School, University                                                       ––   Business Analytics
                                                                                                                           QS Top 50 Under 50 Rankings 2019
                                                                                                                                                                          ––   Finance
                                                   of Wollongong we understand that when it comes to enhancing
                                                                                                                                                                          ––   Human Resource Management

                                                                                                                           Number 1
                                                   your personal brand, what happens outside the classroom is just as                                                     ––   Innovation and Entrepreneurship
                                                   important as what happens in it.                                                                                       ––   International Business
                                                                                                                                                                          ––   Management
                                                   That’s why our students attend industry conferences, professional
                                                                                                                                                                          ––   Marketing
                                                   development events, masterclasses, media events, social gatherings,     Executive MBA in NSW, Australia                ––   Project Management
                                                   and other major industry engagements hosted by Sydney Business          CEO Magazine 2019 Global MBA Rankings
                                                                                                                                                                          ––   Supply Chain Management
                                                   School. It’s all part of the Sydney Business School experience.                                                        ––   Business Research
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Scholarships
                                                   Locations
                                                                                                                                   Parramatta

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                                                                                                                                                Sydney Airport
                                                                                                                                             Hurstville

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                                                                                                            ay               Campbelltown Sutherland
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                                                                                                                                    0           30km             15%-50% SCHOLARSHIP FOR WOMEN IN MBA                                              30% POSTGRADUATE ACADEMIC
                                                                                                                                                                 Sydney Business School is committed to achieving gender equity                    EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP
                                                                                                                                                                 in the MBA program by offering Women in MBA Scholarships. We                      The 30% Postgraduate Academic Excellence Scholarship is
                                                                                                                                                                 partner with businesses to identify and support females in middle                 for high achieving international students with a 75% WAM or
                                                                                                                                                                 management through an MBA by matching the contribution of                         equivalent commencing their first master’s degree at UOW’s
                                                                                                                                                                 the organisation dollar for dollar (up to 50%). If an organisation                Sydney Business School. The scholarship offers a 30% reduction
                                                                                                                                                                 contributes anywhere between 15% and 50%, we match the                            of the international tuition fee for the standard duration of the
                                                                                                                                                                 contribution. In addition to financial support, the student will                  course.
                                                                                                                                                                 receive business partner support, mentoring and academic advice.

                                                                               Sydney
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   20% STUDENT BURSARY
                                                                                                                                                                 100% ILLAWARRA CONNECTION SCHOLARSHIP
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The 2020 bursary applies to international students commencing
SYDNEY BUSINESS SCHOOL, UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG

                                                                               Sydney is the largest, oldest and most                                            All financial members of the Illawarra Connection are invited                     their first course at Sydney Business School, UOW at our
                                                                               cosmopolitan city in Australia. Our                                               to identify potential candidates within their organisation and                    Wollongong and Sydney campus. The bursary offers a 20%
                                                                               campus on Sydney Harbour is at the                                                to encourage and assist them to submit their application for the                  reduction of the full tuition fee for the standard duration of the
                                                                               upmarket end of Sydney’s central                                                  award of this prestigious scholarship for 2020. For a list of eligible            course. For a list of eligible citizenships and courses, visit our
                                                                               business district. It overlooks both the                                          courses and terms and conditions, visit our scholarship website.                  scholarship website.
                                                                               Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge
                                                                               and is well serviced by buses, trains and                                         25% PARTIAL TUITION SCHOLARSHIP                                                   10% UOW ALUMNI DISCOUNT

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                                                                               ferries. It provides exceptional learning                                         There are ten partial tuition scholarships available for high                     Alumni of the University of Wollongong are eligible for a 10%
                                                                               and teaching facilities.                                                          achieving domestic students commencing at Sydney Business                         tuition fee waiver towards their postgraduate business course.
                                                                                                                                                                 School across the year. The scholarship offers a 25% reduction of
                                                                                                                                                                 the tuition fee for the standard duration of the course.

                                                                                                                                                                 10% UOW ALUMNI DISCOUNT
                                                                                                                                                                 Alumni of the University of Wollongong are eligible for a 10%
                                                                                                                                                                 tuition fee waiver towards their postgraduate business course.

                                                                                                                                                                 10% CORPORATE PARTNERSHIP DISCOUNT
                                                                                                                                                                 If your employer has signed up to a Corporate Partnership with
                                                                                                                                                                 Sydney Business School, you could be eligible for a 10% discount on
                                                                                                                                                                 your course fees.

                                                                                                                                                                       AT A GLANCE*

                                                                                                                                                                       2,988                                                   7                                        60+
         2                                                                                                                                                             Enrolled students                                       Locations where                          Student sporting teams                               3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               courses are delivered
                                                                                                                                                                       28                                                                                               20+
                                                                               Wollongong                                                                              Average age                                             28                                       Food outlets and cafes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Average tutorial class size
                                                                               Wollongong is Australia’s ninth largest
                                                                                                                                                                       44                                                                                               91%
                                                                               city, and situated in the Illawarra Region,
                                                                               on the coast of New South Wales. The                                                    Nationalities                                           125+                                     Employment rate post
                                                                               campus combines modern teaching and                                                                                                             Student clubs                            graduation^
                                                                               learning set amongst landscaped gardens
                                                                                                                                                                       23,980
                                                                               minutes away from the Pacific Ocean.
                                                                               We have created a campus that includes                                                  Alumni                                                  180+                                     $108,800
                                                                               academic support, accommodation,                                                                                                                Live music acts on campus                Graduates median salary^
                                                                               sports, culture and entertainment – so
                                                                                                                                                                       *Based on 2018 figures. ^QILT 2016-2018 Graduate Outcomes Survey.
                                                                               you can focus on your education in a
                                                                               relaxing environment.
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Curriculum tied
                                                   Study                                                                                                                       to real-world work
                                                   delivery                                                                                                                    experiences
                                                                                                                                                                               At Sydney Business School, UOW, our                                  INTERACTIVE BUSINESS CHALLENGE
                                                                                                                                                                               curriculum is tied to the real business world.                       Our Interactive Business Challenge allows you to experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    a genuine real world consulting experience with actual public,
                                                                                                                                                                               We do not just teach business theory, we apply                       private and not-for-profit clients. Organisations brief teams of
                                                                                                                                                                               it to everyday business with the goal of our                         students on a business challenge, and students ‘compete’ for the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    organisation’s business by completing a report or presentation
                                                                                                                                                                               graduates being truly career ready.                                  with their ideas.

                                                                                                                                                                               INTERNSHIPS
SYDNEY BUSINESS SCHOOL, UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    UOWX
                                                                                                                                                                               Within some of our business degrees, you will have the               UOWx is all about building your personal brand. It is an
                                                                                                                                                                               opportunity to apply university knowledge in a real-world            extracurricular transcript documenting your leadership
                                                                                                                                                                               context through a Business internship, whilst earning credit         experiences outside the classroom. The more ways you get
                                                                                                                                                                               towards your degree.                                                 involved, the better your UOWx transcript looks.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    uow.edu.au/student/life/uowx
                                                                                                                                                                               RESEARCH PROJECTS

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                                                                                                                                                                               Some postgraduate programs provide an option for you to              GLOBAL WORKPLACE PRACTICE
                                                                                                                                                                               undertake a business research project for an organisation.
                                                                                                                                                                               This project introduces you to an organisation and together          This subject is designed to meet the employment aspirations
                                                                                                                                                                               with nominated managers and academic support, provides the           of international students to undertake work in Australia. The
                                                                                                                                                                               opportunity to investigate a real business problem as part of        subject is a 10-week series of educational seminars and practical
                                                   We offer three intakes per year and                                                                                         your program of study, with the opportunity to influence an          job seeking activities and can be taken as an elective subject for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    international students undertaking a two-year program of study, a
                                                   courses are formatted and scheduled                                                                                         organisation’s ongoing strategies.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PhD Integrated or a Master of Philosophy.
                                                   to fit in with your professional
                                                   commitments. Some classes are
                                                   offered on a weekly basis throughout
                                                   the day or evening, while others run
                                                   in intensive mode over the weekend
                                                   to minimise time away from other
                                                                                                                                                                               Career and academic support                                          PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    CORPORATE ENGAGEMENT EVENTS
                                                   responsibilities.                                                                                                                                                                                UOW’s Sydney Business School offers a range of free events
                                                                                                                                                                               CAREER SUPPORT AND ADVICE                                            designed to develop your skills in core business functions delivered
                                                                                                                                                                               Throughout your study and for two years after you graduate,          by experts in their fields. These events give you the opportunity to
                                                                                                                                                                               you will have access to a qualified Careers Consultant who           network with employers, Alumni and students.
                                                                                                                                                                               specialises in Business. The consultant can help you improve
                                                                                                                                                                               your employability and provide up-to-date information on the
         4                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ACADEMIC SUPPORT                                                            5
                                                                                                                                                                               Australian job market, additional career programs, jobsearch
                                                                                                                                                                               resources and career expos.                                          As a student you’ll have the support you need to succeed. Not only
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    do we offer academic support, but our campuses include personal
                                                      WEEKLY                 EVENING                   WEEKEND                    BLOCK                 ONLINE                 You will have access to a variety of short programs to help you
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    support such as UOW Wellbeing, health, medical and counselling
                                                      CLASSES                CLASSES                   CLASSES                   DELIVERY              DELIVERY                prepare yourself for the challenges in obtaining a graduate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    services, childcare services and religious spaces. Other services
                                                                                                                                                                               position at the end of your degree. Additionally, you will have
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    include:
                                                                                                                                                                               access to online tools including UOW Careerhub, which will help
                                                                                                                                                                               you find and apply for jobs during your time here (and after you     –– Advisors and postgraduate coordinators
                                                                                                                                                                               graduate), and Career Leader, a career development tool that can     –– Learning development support
                                                   Delivered between      Some of our               Some postgraduate          Some of our           The Graduate              assist you to identify careers most likely to bring success, along   –– Library
                                                   Monday and Friday,     postgraduate degrees      degrees are offered on     postgraduate          Certificate in Business   with actions to help you work towards your career goals.             –– Business Central
                                                   during regular class   offer classes after       weekends, making it        degrees are offered   can be studied online,                                                                         –– English language program
                                                   hours of 8.30am –      5.30pm to help make       easier to fit your study   in full-day classes   so you can study                                                                               –– Student computer availability
                                                   5.30pm.                attending classes         around your work           allowing you to       around your personal                                                                           –– Bloomberg technology for education (see page 19 for
                                                                          convenient for students   commitments and            rapidly cover         commitments.                                                                                      more details)
                                                                          with commitments          personal life.             course material.                                                                                                     –– Peer academic coaches
                                                                          during the day.
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Courses                                                                                                                                       Study areas
                                                   Pathway options                                                                                                                               Accounting                                                             8           Innovation & Entrepreneurship                                   22
                                                                                                                                                                                                 –– Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting                                 –– Graduate Certificate in Innovation & Entrepreneurship
                                                   Upon successful completion of a Graduate Certificate, students have the option to enrol in an                                                 –– Master of Professional Accounting                                               –– Master of Innovation & Entrepreneurship
                                                   associated master’s degree, with credit for subjects completed in the Graduate Certificate.                                                   –– Master of Professional Accounting Advanced
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    International Business                                          24
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Business                                                               10
                                                                         -   APPLIED FINANCE                                                              - APPLIED FINANCE                                                                                                         –– Graduate Certificate in Business
                                                                         -   BUSINESS                                                                     - BUSINESS                             ––   Graduate Certificate in Business                                              –– Master of International Business
                                                                         -   BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION                                                      - BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION              ––   Graduate Certificate in Business Administration
                                                       GRADUATE
                                                                         -   BUSINESS ANALYTICS                                                           - BUSINESS ANALYTICS                   ––   Graduate Diploma in Business Administration                                   Management                                                      26
                                                                         -   HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT                                 MASTER’S           - HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
                                                      CERTIFICATE                                                                                                                                ––   Master of Business Administration                                             –– Graduate Certificate in Business
                                                                         -   INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP                                                - INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP
                                                                                                                                                                                                 ––   Master of Business Administration Advanced                                    –– Master of Management
                                                                         -   MARKETING                                                                    -	INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
                                                                         -   PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTING                                                      - MANAGEMENT                           ––   Master of Business Administration (Executive)
                                                                                                                                                          - MARKETING                            ––   Master of Business                                                            Marketing                                                       28
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                                                                                                                                                          - PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTING
                                                                                                                                                          - SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT              Business Analytics                                                     14          –– Graduate Certificate in Marketing
                                                                                                                                                          - PROJECT MANAGEMENT                                                                                                      –– Master of Marketing
                                                                                                                                                                                                 –– Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics
                                                   BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION                                                                                                                       –– Master of Business Analytics                                                    Supply Chain Management and
                                                   For Business Administration courses, students may progress from the Graduate Certificate, to the                                              Finance                                                                16          Project Management                                              30
                                                   Graduate Diploma, then to a Master of Business Administration, with credit for subjects completed in                                                                                                                             –– Graduate Certificate in Business
                                                   both the Graduate Certificate and the Graduate Diploma.                                                                                       ––   Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    –– Master of Supply Chain Management

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                                                                                                                                                                                                 ––   Master of Applied Finance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    –– Master of Project Management
                                                                                                                                                                                                 ––   Master of Applied Finance (Investing & Financial Services)
                                                                                                                                                                                                 ––   Master of Financial Management

                                                       GRADUATE                               GRADUATE                                                                                           Human Resource Management                                              20
                                                                                                                                      MASTER’S
                                                      CERTIFICATE                              DIPLOMA
                                                                                                                                                                                                 –– Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management
                                                                                                                                                                                                 –– Master of Human Resource Management

                                                                                                                                                                                                 How to read this guide
                                                   COMPLETE A MASTER’S                                                                         COMPLETE 2 MASTER’S IN 2 YEARS
                                                   PROGRAM IN 1 YEAR                                                                           Choose a combination of 2 master’s degrees
                                                   If you have successfully completed an
                                                   undergraduate degree in Business, Commerce,
                                                                                                                                               from the following list, to complete a tailored
                                                                                                                                               program based on your career goals in just
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Degree name.                       Master of Business^
        6                                          Finance, Project Management, Logistics                                                      2 years. For example, a Master of Supply          Normal minimum                                                                                                                                                 7
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    DURATION                         1.5 years (72 cp) (1 year with credit)*
                                                   or Supply Chain Management, you may be                                                      Chain Management and a Master of Project          duration of this degree.                                            2 years if combined with another master’s             UOW courses start every year
                                                   eligible for credit for prior learning into a                                               Management.                                                                                                           program. See pg 6 for more details.                   in February, May and August.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           See page 33 for key dates.
                                                   range of master’s qualifications.                                                           ––   Master of Business
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    STARTS                           Trimesters 1 (February), 2 (May) and 3 (August)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    LOCATION                             Wollongong and        Sydney
                                                                                                                                               ––   Master of Business Analytics                 The CRICOS code for                CRICOS                           0100307                                               UOW campuses where you
                                                                                                                                               ––   Master of Financial Management               this degree.                       IELTS                            Overall 6.5 (R:6, W:6, L:6, S:6)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           can study this degree.

                                                                                                                                               ––   Master of Human Resource Management                                             ENTRY REQUIREMENTS               A recognised bachelor’s degree with an
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Minimum requirements to
                                                                                         4                                                     ––   Master of Innovation & Entrepreneurship      English language                                                    equivalent average mark of 50%; or a UOW
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           be eligible for enrollment to
                                                      BACHELOR’S                                                       MASTER’S                                                                  requirement for IELTS.                                              Graduate Certificate in Business. Other tertiary
                                                        DEGREE
                                                                                      SUBJECTS
                                                                                                                      (8 subjects)
                                                                                                                                               ––   Master of International Business                                                                                                                                       this course.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     qualifications combined with extensive
                                                                                       CREDIT                                                  ––   Master of Management
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     professional work experience will be considered.
                                                                                                                                               ––   Master of Marketing                          Credit recognition on the          CREDIT                           *If you hold a Bachelor degree in a Business or
                                                                                                                                               ––   Master of Supply Chain Management            basis of prior completed                                            Commerce related area you may be granted
                                                                                                                                               ––   Master of Project Management                 undergraduate studies.                                              credit for up to 24 cp (4 core subjects).

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ^
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Subject to final approval.
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Graduate Certificate in                                               Master of Professional                                                      Master of Professional
                                                                                          Professional Accounting                                               Accounting                                                                  Accounting Advanced
                                                   Accounting                             DURATION
                                                                                          STARTS
                                                                                                              6 months (24 cp)
                                                                                                              Trimesters 1 (February) and 3 (August)
                                                                                                                                                                DURATION
                                                                                                                                                                STARTS
                                                                                                                                                                                       1.5 years (72 cp)
                                                                                                                                                                                       Trimesters 1 (February) and 3 (August)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            DURATION
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            STARTS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   2 years (96 cp)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Trimesters 1 (February) and 3 (August)
                                                                                          CAMPUS                 Wollongong and         Sydney                  CAMPUS                     Wollongong and        Sydney                     CAMPUS                    Wollongong and         Sydney
                                                                                          CRICOS              095778G                                           CRICOS                 087681F                                              CRICOS                 087680G
                                                                                          IELTS               Overall 6.0 (R:6, W:6, L:5, S:5)                  IELTS                  Overall 6.5 (R:6, W:6, L:6, S:6)                     IELTS                  Overall 6.5 (R:6, W:6, L:6, S:6)
                                                                                          ENTRY REQUIREMENTS	A recognised bachelor’s degree or a tertiary      ENTRY REQUIREMENTS     A recognised bachelor’s degree with an               ENTRY REQUIREMENTS     A recognised bachelor’s degree with an
                                                                                                              academic qualification with duration of at                               equivalent average mark of 50% or a Graduate                                equivalent average mark of 50% or a Graduate
                                                                                                              least 3 years’ full-time equivalent. Applicants                          Certificate in Professional Accounting. Applicants                          Certificate in Professional Accounting. Applicants
                                                                                                              with 3 years’ full-time equivalent managerial/                           with other relevant tertiary qualifications and/or                          with other relevant tertiary qualifications and/or
                                                                                                              professional work experience in accounting will                          substantial relevant professional or managerial                             substantial relevant professional or managerial
                                                                                                              also be considered.                                                      experience will also be considered for entry.                               experience will also be considered for entry.

                                                                                          The Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting is an             The Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) is designed for                 The Master of Professional Accounting Advanced is a two-year
                                                                                          introductory course that provides a general understanding of          students who want a career in the accounting profession. The                course designed for non-accounting graduates who want a career
                                                                                          accounting and related areas in business, including finance and       learning experience and knowledge areas in this program are                 in the accounting profession and want to enhance their learning
                                                                                          economics.                                                            focused on the practice of accounting.                                      experience by including another discipline specialisation within
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            their course. The learning experience and knowledge areas in the
                                                                                                                                                                The course first introduces the fundamental principles of
                                                                                          Course structure                                                                                                                                  MPA Advanced are focused on the practice of accounting.
                                                                                                                                                                accounting, economics and aspects of the economic system and
                                                                                          You are required to complete the following four subjects:             then proceeds to the study of specific knowledge areas that are             Within the MPA Advanced, you can choose to complete one of two
                                                                                                                                                                vital for accounting professionals. You will develop knowledge              possible specialisations, depending on your career aspirations.
                                                                                          ––   Accounting Foundations for Professionals                         and skills to apply accounting principles in the preparation                The Financial Management specialisation enables you to focus on
                                                                                          ––   Economics for Professionals                                      and interpretation of financial statements and to enable you                areas of financial management, such as banking and securities,
                                                                                          ––   Statistics for Decision Making                                   to research current accounting issues. You will also have an                while the specialisation in International Business allows you to
                                                                                          ––   Managerial Finance                                               understanding of the differences between accounting principles              broaden your knowledge of intercultural aspects of the business

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                                                                                          Students will also undertake the subject Transitioning to Business    and taxation law, and the tax implications of business activities.          environment.
                                                                                          Study, a complimentary subject to help students succeed in their
                                                                                          studies.                                                              Course structure                                                            Course structure
                                                                                                                                                                The Master of Professional Accounting requires students to                  Master of Professional Accounting Advanced students undertake
                                                   I selected Sydney Business School,     Progression to master’s courses                                       complete 12 core subjects:                                                  a total of 16 subjects. In addition to the Master of Professional
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Accounting 12 core subjects, students are required to study
                                                   UOW for my postgraduate study          Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate                ––   Accounting Foundations for Professionals
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            four subjects within the International Business or Financial
                                                                                          in Professional Accounting, you may enrol in a Master of              ––   Applied Financial Accounting
                                                   as the campus was in the heart of      Professional Accounting and be eligible for credit for the four                                                                                   Management specialisation outlined below.
                                                                                                                                                                ––   Applied Management Accounting
                                                   Sydney and was in close proximity to   subjects completed within the Graduate Certificate of Professional    ––   Economics for Professionals                                            FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
                                                   my work. I was able to do a 2 minute   Accounting. Progression to other master’s programs, including the     ––   Law of Business Organisations                                          –– Financial Statement Analysis for Business
                                                                                          MBA, may also be possible with some credit.                           ––   Legal Studies for Professionals
                                                   walk from work to get to the campus                                                                                                                                                      Plus 3 subjects from an approved list of Finance subjects.
                                                                                                                                                                ––   Management and Information Systems
                                                   if I had to meet with professors or                                                                          ––   Managerial Finance
                                                   catch up for group work. The Sydney                                                                          ––   Professional Practice – Auditing and Risk Assurance                    INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

                                                                                                                                                                ––   Professional Practice – Taxation                                       –– Cross Cultural Management
                                                   Business School campus is also                                                                                                                                                           –– International Business Environment
                                                                                                                                                                ––   Statistics for Decision Making
                                                   phenomenal with state                                                                                        ––   Theoretical Foundations of Accounting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Plus 2 elective subjects from an approved list of International
                                                   of the art facilities.                                                                                                                                                                   Business Subjects.
                                                   Oliver Cropley
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                                                   Analyst – Deloitte Australia                                                                                                                                                                Professional recognition
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               The Master of Professional Accounting and the Master of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Professional Accounting Advanced enables students to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               meet the educational and membership requirements of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants ANZ, the Institute
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               of Public Accountants, and international professional
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               associations ACCA and CIMA.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               For more information visit
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               business.uow.edu.au/accreditation
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Graduate Certificate in Business                                           Graduate Certificate in                                                             Graduate Diploma in
                                                                                                                                                                          Business Administration                                                             Business Administration
                                                   Business
                                                                                               DURATION               6 months (24 cp)
                                                                                               STARTS                 Trimesters 1 (February), 2 (May) and 3 (August)
                                                                                               LOCATION                  Wollongong,       Sydney and      Online         DURATION             6 months (24 cp)                                               DURATION                   1 year (48 cp)
                                                                                               CRICOS                 095231K                                             STARTS               Trimesters 1 (February), 2 (May) and 3 (August)                STARTS                     Trimesters 1 (February), 2 (May) and 3 (August)
                                                                                               IELTS                  Overall 6.0 (R:6, W:6, L:5, S:5)                    LOCATION                 Wollongong and        Sydney                               LOCATION                       Wollongong and        Sydney
                                                                                               ENTRY REQUIREMENTS     A recognised bachelor’s degree or a tertiary        ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 	A recognised bachelor’s degree or a tertiary                   ENTRY REQUIREMENTS         A recognised bachelor’s degree or a tertiary
                                                                                                                      academic qualification with duration of at least                         academic qualification with a duration of                                                 academic qualification with duration of
                                                                                                                      3 years full-time equivalent or 3 years full-time                        at least 3 years’ full-time equivalent, plus                                              at least 3 years’ full-time equivalent, plus
                                                                                                                      equivalent managerial/professional work                                  a minimum of 3 years’ relevant full-time                                                  a minimum of 3 years’ relevant full-time
                                                                                                                      experience or seven years full-time equivalent                           professional or managerial experience and                                                 professional or managerial experience and
                                                                                                                      general work experience.                                                 a one-page Statement of Motivation*. Other                                                a one-page Statement of Motivation*. Other
                                                                                                                                                                                               tertiary qualifications combined with extensive                                           tertiary qualifications combined with extensive
                                                                                                                                                                                               professional work experience will be considered.                                          professional work experience will be considered.

                                                                                               The Graduate Certificate in Business is suitable for current
                                                                                                                                                                          This course is only available to domestic students.                                 This course is only available to domestic students.
                                                                                               managers and employees who are seeking a career promotion by
                                                                                               upskilling their knowledge of marketing, accounting, finance,              ^
                                                                                                                                                                           The Statement of Motivation should be no more than one page, written in English,   ^
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               The Statement of Motivation should be no more than one page, written in English,
                                                                                               organisational behaviour and management, and global business               and should address your motivation for studying the MBA with the Sydney Business    and should address your motivation for studying the MBA with the Sydney Business
                                                                                                                                                                          School; and how the degree will help achieve your career goals and aspirations.     School; and how the degree will help achieve your career goals and aspirations.
                                                                                               challenges and perspectives. It’s also for those wanting to improve
                                                                                               their insight on the application of theory and practice in business.
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                                                                                                                                                                          The Graduate Certificate in Business Administration is a pathway                    The Graduate Diploma in Business Administration is designed
                                                                                               Course structure                                                           into the Master of Business Administration or a standalone                          as a pathway into the Master of Business Administration or a
                                                                                               ––   Accounting and Financial Management                                   qualification for experienced professionals with ambition and                       standalone qualification for experienced professionals with
                                                                                               ––   Organisational Behaviour and Management                               drive to develop their responsible leadership skills. With this                     ambition and drive who wish to develop their responsible and
                                                                                               ––   Principles of Marketing Management                                    qualification you will gain a holistic strategic business point-of-                 sustainable leadership skills. You will gain a holistic strategic
                                                                                               ––   The Economics of Global Business                                      view required to operate effectively in an increasingly competitive                 business point-of-view required to operate effectively in an
                                                                                                                                                                          and changing global business world.                                                 increasingly competitive and changing global business world.
                                                                                               Students will also undertake the subject Transitioning to Business

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                                                                                               Study, a complimentary subject to help students succeed at their           Embedded in the MBA, this course focuses on marketing, talent                       In addition to the first phase of the MBA structure where you
                                                                                               studies.                                                                   management and accounting from a variety of perspectives. You’ll                    will learn to diagnose issues in real organisations you will also
                                                                                                                                                                          also develop communication, information and analytical skills                       start to explore the latest thinking and practices from leading
                                                                                                                                                                          while taking account of business ethics, regulatory governance                      organisations and research worldwide, and evaluate emerging
                                                                                               Progression to master’s courses
                                                                                                                                                                          and context-specific constraints.                                                   options in today’s business environment. You’ll also get the chance
                                                   I think my MBA was probably one             Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in                                                                                                      to fine-tune your skills in research, creative thinking and problem
                                                   of the best things I could’ve done for      Business, you may enrol in a range of master’s programs offered by         Course structure                                                                    solving, ethical decision making, communication and team work.
                                                   my career for a number of reasons. I        Sydney Business School. You will be granted credit for 4 subjects
                                                                                               in select master’s programs. Progression to the MBA, may also be           –– Accounting for Managerial Decision Making
                                                   wanted to shift slightly into a different                                                                                                                                                                  Course structure
                                                                                               possible with some credit.                                                 –– Strategic Marketing Management
                                                   role and it gave me the confidence to                                                                                  –– Responsible Talent Management Strategies                                         ––   Accounting for Managerial Decision Making
                                                   know that what I was talking about,                                                                                                                                                                        ––   Strategic Marketing Management
                                                                                                                                                                          Plus 1 elective from an approved list.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ––   Responsible Talent Management Strategies
                                                   and the ideas I had, were based on                                                                                                                                                                         ––   Design Thinking and Business Transformation
                                                   science and evidence. I use my MBA                                                                                     Progression to master’s courses                                                     ––   Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Commercialisation
                                                   all the time. I use strategic decision                                                                                 This course is embedded in the Graduate Diploma of Business                         ––   Financial Strategy and Governance

                                                   making principles for decisions                                                                                        Administration and the Master of Business Administration, which                     Plus 2 electives from an approved list.
                                                                                                                                                                          means you can progress to this master program with credit for all
                                                   we make on a daily basis here at                                                                                       4 subjects completed.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Progression to master’s courses
                                                   Australian Pathology, as well as in
                                                   my board roles and for marketing                                                                                                                                                                           This course is embedded in the Master of Business
10                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Administration, which means you can progress to this master’s                           11
                                                   purposes. I use the things I learned at                                                                                                                                                                    program with credit for all 8 subjects completed.
                                                   the Sydney Business School, UOW to
                                                   test campaigns or press releases or an
                                                   announcement we want to make. For
                                                   me it’s been fundamental in giving me
                                                   more strings in my bow to be able to
                                                   deliver.
                                                   Liesel Wett
                                                   Master of Business Administration
                                                   CEO at Australian Pathology
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Master of Business                                                               Master of Business                                                                  Master of Business                                                            Master of Business^
                                                   Administration                                                                   Administration Advanced                                                             Administration (Executive)                                                    DURATION                         1.5 years (72 cp) (1 year with credit)*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       2 years if combined with another master’s
                                                   DURATION                   1.5 years (72 cp)                                     DURATION                   2 years (96 cp)                                          DURATION                  2 years (84 cp) Part time only                                                       program. See pg 6 for more details.
                                                   STARTS                     Trimesters 1 (February), 2 (May) and 3 (August)       STARTS                     Trimesters 1 (February), 2 (May) and 3 (August)          STARTS                    Trimesters 1 (February), 2 (May) and 3 (August)     STARTS                           Trimesters 1 (February), 2 (May) and 3 (August)
                                                   LOCATION                       Wollongong and        Sydney                      LOCATION                      Wollongong and         Sydney                         LOCATION                      Sydney                                          LOCATION                             Wollongong and        Sydney
                                                   CRICOS                     013031G                                               CRICOS                     048696M                                                  ENTRY REQUIREMENTS        A recognised bachelor’s degree with an average      CRICOS                           0100307
                                                   IELTS                      Overall 6.5 (R:6, W:6, L:6, S:6)                      IELTS                      Overall 6.5 (R:6, W:6, L:6, S:6)                                                   mark of 60%, plus 5 years of senior management      IELTS                            Overall 6.5 (R:6, W:6, L:6, S:6)
                                                   ENTRY REQUIREMENTS         A recognised bachelor’s degree with an                ENTRY REQUIREMENTS         A recognised bachelor’s degree with an                                             work experience. In exceptional cases, candidates   ENTRY REQUIREMENTS               A recognised bachelor’s degree with an
                                                                              equivalent average mark of 50%, plus a                                           equivalent average mark of 50%, plus a                                             who are able to demonstrate senior executive                                         equivalent average mark of 50%; or a UOW
                                                                              minimum of 3 years’ relevant full-time                                           minimum of 3 years’ relevant full-time                                             work experience will be considered for admission                                     Graduate Certificate in Business. Other tertiary
                                                                              professional or managerial experience and                                        professional or managerial experience and                                          to the program on an individual basis.                                               qualifications combined with extensive
                                                                              a one-page Statement of Motivation^. Other                                       a one-page Statement of Motivation^. Other                                                                                                                              professional work experience will be considered.
                                                                              tertiary qualifications combined with extensive                                  tertiary qualifications combined with extensive          This course is only available to domestic students.                           CREDIT                           *If you hold a Bachelor degree in a Business or
                                                                              professional work experience will be considered.                                 professional work experience will be considered.                                                                                                                        Commerce related area you may be granted
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       credit for up to 24 cp (4 core subjects).
                                                                                                                                    ^
                                                                                                                                     The Statement of Motivation should be no more than one page, written in English,
                                                   ^
                                                    The Statement of Motivation should be no more than one page, written in
                                                   English, and should address your motivation for studying the MBA with the UOW    and should address your motivation for studying the MBA with the Sydney Business    The Master of Business Administration Executive (EMBA)                        ^
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Subject to final approval.
                                                                                                                                    School; and how the degree will help achieve your career goals and aspirations.
                                                   Sydney Business School; and how the degree will help achieve your career goals                                                                                       delivers an integrated suite of sophisticated theoretical and
                                                   and aspirations.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        professional capabilities for executives, those aspiring to executive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        positions, and entrepreneurs.                                                 The Master of Business allows you to be the Master of your degree,
                                                                                                                                    The Master of Business Administration Advanced provides you
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The program develops the skills needed to respond to the dynamic              choosing the subjects that are of most interest to you and of most
                                                   The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is designed for                      with the opportunity to specialise further in your area of interest by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        business environment through identifying, implementing and                    relevance to your career. You will be equipped with fundamental
                                                   experienced professionals with ambition and drive who wish to                    completing 4 additional subjects from a specialisation of your choice.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        managing best business practices through all stages of business               business knowledge and skills through a set of core subjects, as
                                                   develop their responsible and sustainable leadership skills. You
                                                   will gain a holistic strategic business point-of-view required to                Course structure                                                                    and professional life cycles.                                                 well as a research capstone.
                                                   operate effectively in an increasingly competitive and changing                  In addition to the Master of Business Administration (MBA)                          Leadership skills and approaches are enhanced to enable effective             If you wish to specialise in a specific area of business, you can
                                                   global business world.                                                           subjects, you will complete 4 elective subjects from one of the                     responses to the management of all business models. Graduates                 combine your Master of Business with one of our specialist
                                                                                                                                    specialisations below.                                                              are equipped to be innovative, visionary and strategic in the                 master’s degrees to create a 2-year program tailored for you. See pg
                                                   The course has been designed to cover three stages: Diagnostics,

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                                                                                                                                    ACCOUNTING                                                                          delivery of customer-driven outcomes.                                         6 for more details.
                                                   where you learn to diagnose issues in real organisations with a
                                                   focus on marketing, employee engagement, talent management                       ––   Accounting Foundations for Professionals
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        To allow senior managers to manage their work and study
                                                   and accounting; Exploration, where you explore the latest                        ––   Applied Management Accounting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        commitments, the program is taught in an intensive mode over
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Course structure
                                                   thinking and practices in organisations and research worldwide,                  ––   Professional Practice – Auditing and Risk Assurance
                                                                                                                                    ––   Professional Practice – Taxation                                               long weekends, including a residential weekend and an intensive               CORE SUBJECTS:
                                                   while developing skills in innovation and business transformation;                                                                                                   overseas study tour.
                                                   and Integration and Application, where you develop your strategic                FINANCE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ––     Accounting and Financial Management
                                                   decision-making skills, undertake a real-world business project                                                                                                                                                                                    ––     Operations Management
                                                   and hone your personal effectiveness as a responsible leader.
                                                                                                                                    ––   Banking Theory and Practice                                                    Course structure                                                              ––     Organisational Behaviour and Management
                                                                                                                                    ––   Enterprise Risk Management
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ––     Principles of Marketing Management
                                                                                                                                    ––   Derivatives                                                                    ––   Leadership in Contemporary Business Environment
                                                   Your learning approach will include relevant and current
                                                                                                                                    ––   Multinational Financial Management                                             ––   International Business and Market Analysis                               SPECIALISED SUBJECTS:
                                                   case studies as well as guest lectures delivered by industry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ––   Managing New Business Ventures and Opportunities
                                                   professionals, with an emphasis on teamwork and peer learning.                   HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT                                                                                                                                         –– Management of Change
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ––   Managing Businesses in Growth
                                                                                                                                    –– Human Resource Development                                                                                                                                     –– Leading in Contemporary Organisations
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ––   Managing Mature Businesses
                                                   Course structure                                                                 –– Job Analysis, Recruitment and Selection                                          ––   Managing Business for Regeneration or Termination                        RESEARCH CAPSTONE:
                                                                                                                                    –– Strategic Human Resource Management                                              ––   Business Consultancy Report
                                                   ––   Accounting for Managerial Decision Making                                                                                                                                                                                                     –– Business Research Capstone
                                                   ––   Strategic Marketing Management                                              Plus 1 elective from an approved list.
                                                   ––   Responsible Talent Management Strategies                                                                                                                                                                                                      Plus 5 elective subjects from an approved list.
                                                                                                                                    INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
                                                   ––   Design Thinking and Business Transformation
                                                   ––   Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Commercialisation                          ––   Insights into Innovation and Entrepreneurship
                                                   ––   Financial Strategy and Governance                                           ––   Contemporary Leadership Skills for Entrepreneurs
                                                   ––   Decision Effectiveness in Strategic Management                              ––   Financial Skills for Entrepreneurs                                                  I am very passionate about the
                                                                                                                                    ––   Applied Innovation Project
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                                                   ––
                                                        Strategic Business Project
                                                        Responsible Leadership Effectiveness                                        MARKETING
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             dynamic forces that exist between                                                                                                                              13

                                                   ––   Leading Edge Management Cases                                               ––   Consumer Behaviour                                                                  business, environment and society and
                                                   Plus 2 electives from an approved list.                                          ––   Marketing Strategy                                                                  strive to ensure business education
                                                                                                                                    ––   Marketing Communications
                                                                                                                                    ––   Research for Marketing Decisions                                                    is realistic and engaging. Our MBA
                                                                                                                                    PROJECT MANAGEMENT                                                                       focuses on responsible sustainable
                                                                                                                                    ––   Advanced Project Management                                                         management practices and will
                                                                                                                                    ––   Project Management
                                                                                                                                    ––   Project Management in Practice                                                      produce accountable future leaders.
                                                                                                                                    ––   Negotiation Theory and Practice for Project Management
                                                                                                                                    SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT                                                                  Dr Belinda Gibbons
                                                                                                                                    ––   Logistics Systems                                                                   Senior Lecturer
                                                                                                                                    ––   Supply Chain Management                                                             UN Principles for Responsible Management Education
                                                                                                                                    ––   Advanced Supply Chain Management                                                    (PRME) Chapter Coordinator and a member of the PRME
                                                                                                                                    ––   Strategic Procurement Management                                                    Advisory Committee.
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Business
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             AT A GLANCE*
                                                                                           Graduate Certificate in                                                 Master of Business Analytics^
                                                                                           Business Analytics^
                                                   Analytics                                                                                                                                                                                 UOW is ranked
                                                                                                                                                                   DURATION 	1.5 years (1 year with credit)* (72cp)
                                                                                                                                                                                        2 years if combined with another master’s
                                                                                           DURATION
                                                                                           STARTS
                                                                                                                6 months (24 cp)
                                                                                                                Trimesters 1 (February), 2 (May) and 3 (August)    STARTS
                                                                                                                                                                                        program. See pg 6 for more details.
                                                                                                                                                                                        Trimesters 1 (February), 2 (May) and 3 (August)      the top University
                                                                                           LOCATION                 Wollongong and       Sydney
                                                                                           ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 	A recognised bachelor’s degree or a tertiary
                                                                                                                                                                   LOCATION
                                                                                                                                                                   CRICOS
                                                                                                                                                                                            Wollongong and
                                                                                                                                                                                        0100316
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Sydney
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             in Australia (and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             outside the USA)
                                                                                                                academic qualification with duration of at         IELTS                Overall 6.5 (R:6, W:6, L:6, S:6)
                                                                                                                least 3 years full-time equivalent, plus 3 years   ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 	A recognised bachelor’s degree with an average

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             for the number
                                                                                                                of full-time equivalent managerial/professional                         mark of 50% or a UOW Graduate Certificate in
                                                                                                                work experience. Other tertiary qualifications                          Business. Other tertiary qualifications along with

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             of published
                                                                                                                combined with at least 5 years of relevant full-                        extensive professional work experience will be
                                                                                                                time professional work experience.                                      considered.
                                                                                                                                                                   CREDIT               *If you hold a bachelor’s degree in a Business
                                                                                           This course is only available to domestic students.                                          or Commerce related area you may be granted
                                                                                                                                                                                        credit for up to 24 cp (4 core subjects).            articles on big
                                                                                               Subject to final approval.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             data analytics*
                                                                                           ^

                                                                                                                                                                   ^
                                                                                                                                                                       Subject to final approval.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             *A bibliometric analysis of research on Big Data for
                                                                                           In today’s technology driven world, people and organisations are
                                                                                                                                                                   In today’s technology driven world, people and organisations are          business and management (2018).
                                                                                           generating, collecting and storing more data than ever before.
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                                                                                           Organisations across various industries are seeking graduates           generating, collecting and storing more data than ever before.
                                                                                           with skills to utilise and interpret this data to inform business       Organisations across various industries are seeking graduates
                                                                                           strategies and add value to their business.                             with skills to utilise and interpret this data to inform business
                                                                                                                                                                   strategies and add value to their business.
                                                                                           The Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics is designed to
                                                                                           prepare you with the essential skills to undertake real world           The Master of Business Analytics is designed to prepare you with
                                                                                           Business Analytics tasks on big data business problems. The             the essential skills to undertake real world Business Analytics
                                                                                           course introduces various tools and techniques that allow you to        tasks on big data business problems. You will develop skills and

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                                                                                           learn and explore different capabilities of statistical learning for    knowledge in business analytics, including how to apply tools
                                                                                           Business Analytics.                                                     and technologies required to perform descriptive, predictive and
                                                                                                                                                                   prescriptive analytics and how to apply these tools to a business
                                                                                                                                                                   landscape.
                                                                                           Course structure
                                                                                                                                                                   For a 2 year program, this degree can be combined with a second
                                                   I had a great time networking           ––      Essential Elements for Business Analytics                       Master’s degree from Sydney Business School. See pg 6 for more
                                                                                           ––      Techniques and Tools for Business Analytics
                                                   with my cohort and learning from        ––      Business Analytics for Economic and Market Environments
                                                                                                                                                                   details.
                                                   industry experts who shared real        ––      Business Analytics for Services and Operations
                                                                                                                                                                   Course structure
                                                   success and failure stories. The
                                                   experience at Sydney Business School,   Progression to master’s courses                                         CORE SUBJECTS:

                                                   UOW exceeded my expectations,           Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in               ––      Accounting and Financial Management
                                                                                           Business Analytics, you may enrol in a Master of Business               ––      Organisational Behaviour and Management
                                                   as I received support and guidance      Analytics and receive credit for the 4 subjects completed within        ––      Principles of Marketing Management
                                                   whether related to my course or to      the Graduate Certificate.                                               ––      Operations Management
                                                   [my] start-up.                                                                                                  SPECIALISED SUBJECTS:
                                                   Mandeep Sodhi                                                                                                   ––      Essential Elements for Business Analytics
                                                   Founder & CEO HashChing                        Professional Recognition                                         ––      Techniques and Tools for Business Analytics
                                                                                                  Graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics      ––      Business Analytics for Economic and Market Environments
                                                                                                  will be awarded with the Statistical Analysis System (SAS)       ––      Business Analytics for Services and Operations
 14                                                                                               Joint Certification.                                             ––      Advanced Business Analytics                                                                                                15
                                                                                                                                                                   RESEARCH CAPSTONE:
                                                                                                                                                                   –– Business Analytics Research Capstone
                                                                                                                                                                   Plus 2 electives from an approved list.

                                                                                                                                                                          Professional Recognition
                                                                                                                                                                          Graduates of the Master of Business Analytics will be
                                                                                                                                                                          awarded the Statistical Analysis System (SAS) Joint
                                                                                                                                                                          Certificate and the Advanced SAS Joint Certificate.
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Graduate Certificate in                                                  Master of Applied Finance                                               Master of Applied Finance
                                                                                            Applied Finance                                                                                                                                  (Investing & Financial Services)
                                                   Finance
                                                                                                                                                                     DURATION             1.5 years (72 cp)
                                                                                                                                                                     STARTS               Trimesters 1 (February) and 3 (August)
                                                                                            DURATION             6 months (24 cp)                                    LOCATION                 Wollongong and        Sydney                   DURATION             2 years (96 cp)
                                                                                            STARTS               Trimesters 1 (February) and 3 (August)              CRICOS               083838M                                            STARTS               Trimesters 1 (February) and 3 (August)
                                                                                            LOCATION                Wollongong and         Sydney                    IELTS                Overall 6.5 (R:6, W:6, L:6, S:6)                   LOCATION                Wollongong and         Sydney
                                                                                            CRICOS               095779G                                             ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 	A recognised bachelor’s degree in a Business,      CRICOS               087684C
                                                                                            IELTS                Overall 6.0 (R:6, W:6, L:5, S:5)                                         Engineering, Maths or IT related specialisation    IELTS                Overall 6.5 (R:6, W:6, L:6, S:6)
                                                                                            ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 	A recognised bachelor’s degree or a tertiary                             with an equivalent average mark of 50% or a        ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 	A recognised bachelor’s degree in a Business,
                                                                                                                 academic qualification with duration of at                               Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance. Other                          Engineering, Maths or IT related specialisation
                                                                                                                 least 3 years full-time equivalent. Applicants                           tertiary qualifications combined with extensive                         with an equivalent average mark of 50% or a
                                                                                                                 with 5 years of full-time equivalent managerial/                         professional work experience will be considered.                        Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance. Other
                                                                                                                 professional work experience in finance will also                                                                                                tertiary qualifications combined with extensive
                                                                                                                 be considered.                                                                                                                                   professional work experience will be considered.

                                                                                                                                                                     The Master of Applied Finance will provide you with an advanced
                                                                                                                                                                     understanding of one of two specialisations: Investing or
                                                                                            The Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance is an introductory           Financial Services. You will study the theory and practice of           The Master of Applied Finance with a double specialisation
                                                                                            course designed to provide a general understanding of areas in           financial management and gain an understanding of the global            in Investing and Financial Services is for students who are
                                                                                            Applied Finance, such as financial statement analysis, managerial        financial system. Additionally, competing approaches to corporate       interested in focusing on investment, portfolio management
                                                                                            finance, statistics and corporate governance.                            governance and business ethics will be developed, and you will          and financial services. The degree will allow you to integrate
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                                                                                                                                                                     learn how to provide protection against portfolio, financial and        technical, theoretical and industry knowledge on the operation
                                                                                            Course structure                                                         corporate risks. Investing focuses on investment and portfolio          and organisation of – and participation in – local and international
                                                                                                                                                                     management. Financial Services focuses on financial institutions,       finance. The Investing specialisation focuses on investment and
                                                                                            You are required to complete the following four subjects:                as well as bank management and lending.                                 portfolio management, while the Financial Services specialisation
                                                                                            ––   Financial Statement Analysis for Business                                                                                                   focuses on financial institutions, as well as bank management and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             lending.
                                                                                            ––   Advanced Managerial Finance                                         Course structure
                                                                                            ––   Statistics for Decision Making
                                                                                                                                                                     The Master of Applied Finance comprises of 12 subjects,                 Course structure
                                                                                            ––   Financial Institutions

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                                                                                                                                                                     including 4 core subjects, 6 compulsory subjects from the chosen
                                                                                            Students will also undertake the subject Transitioning to                specialisation, plus 2 electives from an approved list.                 You will undertake a total of 16 subjects. In addition to the
                                                                                            Business Study, a complimentary subject to help students                                                                                         Master of Applied Finance’s 4 core subjects, students undertake
                                                                                            succeed at their studies.                                                CORE SUBJECTS:                                                          9 compulsory subjects from the Investing and Financial Services
                                                                                                                                                                     ––   Financial Institutions                                             specialisation plus 3 elective subjects from an approved list.
                                                   I studied at UOW’s Sydney Business       Progression to master’s courses                                          ––   Financial Statement Analysis for Business
                                                                                                                                                                     ––   Advanced Managerial Finance
                                                   School campus which is very modern       Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in                ––   Statistics for Decision Making
                                                   and located in the heart of the city.    Applied Finance, you may enrol in a Master of Applied Finance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Professional Recognition
                                                   Sydney is a vibrant city with lots of    and be eligible for credit for the 4 subjects completed within the       INVESTING
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Graduates of the Master of Applied Finance may be eligible
                                                                                            Graduate Certificate of Applied Finance. Progression to other            ––   Corporate Governance                                                  for membership of the Financial Services Institute of
                                                   different cultures and a fantastic       master’s programs, including the MBA, may also be possible with          ––   Enterprise Risk Management                                            Australasia (FINSIA). For more information visit:
                                                   lifestyle. In my position I need to      some credit.                                                             ––   Derivatives                                                           business.uow.edu.au/accreditation
                                                   travel a lot and adapt quickly to                                                                                 ––   Portfolio Management
                                                                                                                                                                     ––   Portfolio Simulation
                                                   a different business environment                                                                                  ––   Research in Financial Markets and Institutions
                                                   and culture. My degree gave me the
                                                                                                                                                                     Plus 2 electives from an approved list.
                                                   business knowledge for my career
                                                   and helped me prepare for all kind of                                                                             FINANCIAL SERVICES

                                                   challenges in life.                                                                                               ––   Banking Theory and Practice
                                                                                                                                                                     ––   Bank Lending and Securities
                                                   Katharina Sauer                                                                                                   ––   Corporate Governance
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                                                   Senior Consultant, Automotive Training                                                                            ––   Enterprise Risk Management
                                                   & Consulting                                                                                                      ––   International Banking
                                                                                                                                                                     ––   Research in Financial Markets and Institutions
                                                                                                                                                                     Plus 2 electives from an approved list.
Master of Financial
                                                   Management^
                                                   DURATION                        1.5 years (1 year with credit)* (72 cp)
                                                                                   2 years if combined with another master’s
                                                                                   program. See pg 6 for more details.
                                                   STARTS                          Trimesters 1 (February), 2 (May) and 3 (August)
                                                   LOCATION                            Wollongong and        Sydney
                                                   CRICOS                          0100314
                                                   IELTS                           Overall 6.5 (R:6, W:6, L:6, S:6)
                                                   ENTRY REQUIREMENTS              A recognised bachelor’s degree with an
                                                                                   equivalent average mark of 50% or a UOW
                                                                                   Graduate Certificate in Business. Other tertiary
                                                                                   qualifications combined with extensive
                                                                                   professional work experience will be considered.
                                                   CREDIT                          *If you hold a Bachelor degree in a Business or
                                                                                   Commerce related area you may be granted
                                                                                   credit for up to 24 cp (four core subjects).

                                                   ^
                                                       Subject to final approval
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                                                   The Master of Financial Management provides an opportunity for
                                                   you to enhance your career opportunities by developing further
                                                   professional and personal skills, and knowledge in Financial
                                                   Management areas.
                                                   You will learn to plan, organise, direct and control financial
                                                   activities such as obtaining funds and using funds for investments.
                                                   You will study topics such as investment management, financial

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                                                   strategy, financial statement analysis and learn how to review
                                                   the global financial system and understand the principles of
                                                   descriptive and inferential statistics and their applications in the
                                                   business environment.
                                                   For a 2 year program, this degree can be combined with a second
                                                   master’s degree from Sydney Business School. See pg 6 for more
                                                   details.

                                                   Course structure
                                                   CORE SUBJECTS:
                                                   ––
                                                   ––
                                                           Accounting and Financial Management
                                                           The Economics of Global Business Challenges
                                                                                                                                      Bloomberg
                                                   ––      Organisational Behaviour and Management
                                                   ––      Principles of Marketing Management                                         The Bloomberg terminal provides real-
                                                   SPECIALISED SUBJECTS:                                                              time data, unparalleled news, and research
                                                   ––      Managerial Finance                                                         analytics on every major financial market.
                                                   ––      Portfolio Management
                                                   ––      Financial Statement Analysis for Business                                  The data and information can be accessed using Bloomberg
18                                                 ––      Statistics for Decision Making                                             Professional Services software to assist decision makers to     19
                                                   ––      Advanced Managerial Finance                                                make more informed financial decisions.
                                                   RESEARCH CAPSTONE:                                                                 At Sydney Business School, Bloomberg offer a financial
                                                   –– Financial Management Research Capstone                                          training course called Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC)
                                                                                                                                      which explores the foundations of our global financial
                                                   Plus 2 electives from an approved list.                                            system and economy while teaching students the most
                                                                                                                                      frequently used commands on the platform.
                                                                                                                                      There are Bloomberg laboratories available at the
                                                                                                                                      Wollongong and Sydney CBD campuses, with each
                                                                                                                                      campus housing 16 terminals.
Human                                            Graduate Certificate in Human
                                                                                                    Resource Management
                                                                                                                                                                                     Master of Human
                                                                                                                                                                                     Resource Management^
                                                   Resource                                                                                                                                                                                                              I instigate, contribute to, and
                                                   Management
                                                                                                    DURATION                  6 months (24 cp)                                       DURATION                         1.5 years (72 cp) (1 year with credit)*
                                                                                                    STARTS
                                                                                                    LOCATION
                                                                                                                              Trimesters 1 (February), 2 (May) and 3 (August)
                                                                                                                                  Wollongong and        Sydney
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      2 years if combined with another master’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      program. See pg 6 for more details.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         shape informed conversations
                                                                                                    ENTRY REQUIREMENTS        A recognised bachelor’s degree or a tertiary           STARTS                           Trimesters 1 (February), 2 (May) and 3 (August)    that highlight the complexity that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         encompasses talent management.
                                                                                                                              qualifications of at least 3 years, plus 3 years of    LOCATION                             Wollongong and        Sydney
                                                                                                                              full-time professional experience in a business        CRICOS                           0100309

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         This is particularly pertinent given
                                                                                                                              context. The Faculty will consider applicants with     IELTS                            Overall 6.5 (R:6, W:6, L:6, S:6)
                                                                                                                              other tertiary qualifications OR those with at least   ENTRY REQUIREMENTS               A recognised bachelor’s degree with an
                                                                                                                              5 years of relevant full-time professional work
                                                                                                                              experience.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      equivalent average mark of 50%; or a UOW
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Graduate Certificate in Business. Other tertiary
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         all the talk about the need to recruit
                                                                                                    This course is only available to domestic students.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      qualifications combined with extensive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      professional work experience will be considered.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         and retain the best talent and the
                                                                                                                                                                                     CREDIT                           *If you hold a Bachelor degree in a Business or    challenges associated with enacting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         strategically aligned talent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Commerce related area you may be granted
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      credit for up to 24 cp (4 core subjects).
                                                                                                    The Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management is
                                                                                                    designed for those who are seeking to progress their career in                   ^
                                                                                                                                                                                         Subject to final approval.                                                      management policies and practices.
                                                                                                    Human Resources, or those currently working in the industry who
                                                                                                    wish to gain a relevant postgraduate qualification to update their
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Applying rigorous methodologies,
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                                                                                                    skills and knowledge.                                                            The Master of Human Resource Management allows aspiring
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         15 years of industry experience, and
                                                                                                                                                                                     managers with a special interest in the ‘people side’ of organisations              an understanding of academic and
                                                                                                    Course structure                                                                 to acquire professional skills and knowledge in this area.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         practitioner debates, I question,
                                                                                                    ––
                                                                                                    ––
                                                                                                         Organisational Behaviour and Management
                                                                                                         Human Resource Development
                                                                                                                                                                                     This specialised master’s program equips you with skills to make
                                                                                                                                                                                     new opportunities and adapt quickly to changing conditions
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         evaluate and recommend how
                                                                                                    ––   Strategic Human Resource Management                                         within the workplace. You will examine structures, systems,                         to manage talent in deliberate,
                                                                                                    ––   Job Analysis, Recruitment and Selection                                     culture and leadership, including how to implement organisational
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         effective and responsible ways.

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                                                                                                                                                                                     change and how to leverage competitive advantage in the global
                                                                                                    Progression to master’s courses                                                  marketplace. You will develop the knowledge and skills to recruit
                                                                                                                                                                                     and select suitable staff, manage their performance at work,                        Dr Sharna Wiblen
                                                                                                    Upon completion of the Graduate Certificate in Human Resource                    develop their skills, ensure their safety at work, and deal with legal              Lecturer
                                                                                                    Management, those who enrol in the Master of Human Resource                      aspects of the employment relationship.
                                                                                                    Management will be eligible for credit for the 4 subjects completed
                                                   I think my learning at UOW gave me               within the Graduate Certificate.                                                 For a 2 year program, this degree can be combined with a second
                                                                                                                                                                                     master’s degree from Sydney Business School. See pg 6 for more
                                                   a very open perspective on the world.            If you have successfully completed the Graduate Certificate in                   details.
                                                   The learning environment at UOW                  Human Resource Management and meet the additional work
                                                                                                    experience requirements for the MBA you will be eligible for 3
                                                   is built around a system of inclusion            subjects credit into the MBA.
                                                                                                                                                                                     Course structure
                                                   which allows everyone in the class to                                                                                             CORE SUBJECTS:
                                                   participate regardless of whether they                                                                                            ––      Accounting and Financial Management
                                                   are a domestic student or international                                                                                           ––      Operations Management
                                                                                                                                                                                     ––      Organisational Behaviour and Management
                                                   student like myself. I have been able                                                                                             ––      Principles of Marketing Management
                                                   to apply this key learning in my
                                                   workplace as I constantly strive to use                                                                                           SPECIALISED SUBJECTS:
                                                                                                                                                                                     ––      Human Resource Development
                                                   my position as a HR Administrator to                                                                                              ––      Job Analysis, Recruitment and Selection
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                                                   drive an inclusive work environment                                                                                               ––      Management of Workplace Health and Safety                                                                              21
                                                   in which every employee in my                                                                                                     ––      Performance Management
                                                                                                                                                                                     ––      Managing Employment Relations in Organisations
                                                   organisation has a voice.
                                                                                                                                                                                     RESEARCH CAPSTONE SUBJECT:
                                                   Paul Ikutegbe
                                                   Master of Business (Human Resource Management)                                                                                    –– Business Research Capstone
                                                   HR Administrator, MMJ Real Estate
                                                                                                                                                                                     Plus 2 electives from an approved list.
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