Master of Management (CEMS) / CEMS Master's in International Management

How to Apply

Entry requirements

To be eligible to apply for the Master of Management (CEMS) degree you will need:

  • a completed bachelor's degree from a recognised tertiary institution with a minimum credit (65%) average. If you have an overseas degree you should consult the Application Requirements for International Students page for equivalence.
  • Or Completed one semester in the Master of Management with a 65% average
  • to submit your CV (with photo)
  • to submit a statement of motivation
  • to attend an interview
  • International students - IELTS of 7.0 (with no band lower than 6.0) or equivalent including the TOEFL(IBT) test. Please consult the English Language Proficiency requirements

Applications will be accepted from students who are currently completing the final semester of their degree and have a credit (65%) average at the time of application.

Statement of motivation

Your statement of motivation will be used to help assess your suitability for the program. There is no prescribed format nor is there a minimum or maximum length.

You should consider addressing the following questions:

  • Why do you want to do this course?
  • What are your main achievements, academic, professional and personal?
  • What qualities will you bring to this degree?
  • What are your aspirations?


As part of the selection process all students are required to attend an interview. The purpose of the interview is to assess your suitability to the program as well as to better understand your motivation for applying. Furthermore during the interview you will be given an opportunity to ask any questions you might have about the program structure.

You will be sent an email to your nominated email address indicating your assigned interview time. Interviews are conducted on a weekly basis, generally on a Thursday or a Friday. You will be sent a case study, via email, 24 hours prior to your scheduled interview time. Interviews take about 15-20 minutes.

Interviews are conducted in person or via phone. If you residence outside the Sydney metropolitan area then your interview will be via phone.

Result of your application

You will be advised by email of the result of your application within 3 working days of your interview. You will also be notified via your Sydney Student portal.

Application Deadlines

The Master of Management (CEMS) course has a limited number of places available. There are two intakes per year.

The Master of Management (CEMS) application closing dates are as follows:

  • Applications for admission to semester 1, 2016: 31 January 2016
  • Applications for admission to semester 2, 2016: 30 June 2016

Please submit your application (with all available documents) prior to the deadline.