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Minerals and Energy Economics, Business Administration

Masters double degree

Gain and advanced understanding of resource management and business in this combined Master of Science and MBA.

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Course outline
  • Qualification
    Master of Science (Minerals and Energy Economics), Master of Business Administration
  • Duration

    Duration

    2 years, 6 months full-time
  • Credit

    Credit

    450
  • CRICOS

    CRICOS

    050596G
  • Location

    Location

    Perth city
Course outline

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Semester 1, 2024

1 May 2023

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Semester 2, 2024

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4 July 2024

Trimester 3, 2024

Applications now open!

25 August 2024

Semester 1, 2025

12 August 2024

6 February 2025

Trimester 3, 2025

19 May 2025

28 August 2025

Course outline
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Outline

Outline

This double degree is ideal for resources-industry professionals who wish to consolidate their business and management skills. It combines a Master of Science with Curtin's internationally accredited and highly regarded MBA.

Streams are available for students with a technical background and those with a non­- technical background.

How this course will make you industry ready

Our courses have a highly applied, practical focus and are delivered by leading academics and business practitioners. While the courses include a theoretical base, they are characterised by their practical relevance, and all teaching staff have considerable industry experience.

What you'll learn

  • examine and evaluate economic and financial models and trends that affect the minerals and energy sector
  • analyse problems and issues that pertain to the mineral and energy sector and incorporate evidenced based solutions
  • access appropriate database sources and evaluate and synthesise information from these and other sources to make valid and supported judgments about issues
  • effectively communicate in a manner appropriate to their audience and their desired outcome
  • select and use appropriate software packages to manipulate, transfer, access and manage data
  • possess and be able to utilise lifelong learning strategies
  • analyse the impact made by the mineral and energy sector on local. regional, national and international areas and how policies can alter that impact
  • explore socioeconomic issues, such as native title, and the impact on indigenous Australians and their relationship between the land and resources
  • recognise and respond appropriately to the needs of different groups and nationalities in terms of professional behaviour; work successfully in collaborative teams to achieve stated outcomes

Admission criteria

What you need in order to get into this course. There are different pathway options depending on your level of work and education experience.

Applicants require a bachelor degree from a recognised tertiary institution and at least three years subsequent, relevant work experience. Graduates from either the Curtin Graduate Certificate in Business or the Curtin Graduate Certificate in Mineral and Energy Economics will be considered qualified for entry. Entry to the course is competitive and applicants will be required to undertake an interview as the final stage of application assessment.

You will be required to submit supplementary information with your application.

Note: All applicants will need to submit a copy of their CV/Resume highlighting prior work experience and roles that they have held.

English requirements

Curtin requires all applicants to demonstrate proficiency in English. Specific English requirements for this course are outlined in the IELTS table below.

You may demonstrate English proficiency using the following tests and qualifications.

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)

Writing

6.0

Speaking

6.0

Reading

6.0

Listening

6.0

Overall band score

6.5

Application Requirements

If you’re applying for the Master of Science (Mineral and Energy Economics), Master of Business Administration (MBA) course, you’ll need to include an employer recommendation form and a referee report with your application. All applicants will need to submit a copy of their CV/resume highlighting prior work experience and roles that they have held.

Credit for recognised learning (CRL)

Use your experience to get credit towards your degree

Finish your course sooner with credit for your previous study or work experience.

Fees and charges

Domestic fee paying postgraduate

2024 Fee year:

$36,582*

Domestic

Domestic

Fees are indicative only.

* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 225 credits. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).

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Location

For start dates, please view the academic calendar.

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2024

Semester 1
  • On campus
Semester 2
  • On campus
Trimester 3
  • On campus

2025

Semester 1
  • On campus
Trimester 3
  • On campus

2026

Semester 1
  • On campus
Trimester 3
  • On campus

All endeavours are made to ensure location information for courses is up to date but please note they are subject to change.

The University reserves the right to withdraw any unit of study or program which it offers, to impose limitations on enrolment in any unit or program, and/or to vary arrangements for any program.

How to apply

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Please note that each campus has different application deadlines. Please view our application deadlines page for further information.

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  • Curtin course code: MM-MECBAD
  • CRICOS code: 050596G
  • Last updated on: 22 May 2024

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