Master of Business (Strategic Procurement)

Plan, Source & Manage for the Public Sector

The Master of Business (Strategic Procurement) at UNSW Canberra is a forward-thinking, industry-focused degree purpose-built to advance your understanding of the concepts and principles that underpin effective public sector procurement outcomes. Designed for graduates and young professionals, this program aims to develop excellent procurement managers for the public and not-for-profit sectors including Defence, other Commonwealth agencies, and state and local government agencies.  

This Master program combines a core set of procurement and business courses with the opportunity to select subjects in line with your academic interests. The program offers students the ability to develop cutting-edge business knowledge alongside enhanced procurement management experience that can be applied to real-world commercial challenges. 

The UNSW Canberra School of Business is an accredited member of The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. Only 5% of university business programs worldwide are AACSB accredited. 

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You can find more information on this degree on the UNSW Handbook.

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To complete the requirements of a Master of Business (Strategic Procurement), students must complete at least three core courses in addition to five other courses in the Schedule for the Master of Business (Strategic Procurement) program. 

For further program details, please visit the UNSW Handbook

Please Note: Course offerings and the Intensive Delivery Mode (IDM) courses can vary throughout the year - contact School for details. 

The option of undertaking a research project (6UOC) is available to Master of Business (Strategic Procurement) students who attain a distinction average or better in four or six courses respectively and is subject to the approval of the Head of School. 

A Research Project is recommended for those with a strong interest in pursuing original research or intending to undertake a higher-level research qualification. 

ZBUS8501 – Research Project – Business (6 UOC) 

Core Semester 1 - 2023 Semester 2 - 2023
Strategic Management Distance Mode

Distance Mode

Business Law Distance Mode Distance Mode
Strategic Procurement Outsourcing Distance Mode Not Offered


Electives Semester 1 - 2023 Semester 2 - 2023
Strategic Human Resources Not Offered Distance Mode
Accounting for Management Decisions Distance Mode Distance Mode
The Business of Managing Projects Distance Mode Distance Mode
Leadership Distance Mode Not Offered
Change Management Not Offered Distance Mode
Business Ethics Distance Mode Not Offered
Critical Analysis in Business Distance Mode Distance Mode
Commercial Skills in the Public Sector Not Offered Not Offered
ZBUS8501 Research Project - Business Distance Mode Distance Mode
Asset Management Not Offered Distance Mode
ZBUS8913 Leadership Change and Innovation Not Offered Not Offered

Please refer to the UNSW Handbook for the Entry Requirements. 

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