Master of Management
The information on this page applies to future students. Current students should refer to their faculty handbooks for course information.
The Sydney Master of Management is a pre-experience program designed to provide you with the skills, knowledge and experience necessary to pursue a career in management within your chosen field.
Distinctive features include small class sizes, a highly interactive learning environment, direct involvement with corporate partners and a focus (across all the specifically designed units of study) on solving real-world business problems. Part of the course involves students working directly with a leading company on a real business project.
The degree was designed by the University of Sydney, with input from leading European business schools and a number of the world’s most renowned corporations. The contribution of business leaders in the design of this course cannot be underestimated. It was built on a foundation of the key characteristics employers are seeking in tomorrow’s business leaders.
If you’ve just finished your first degree, the Sydney Master of Management could be what you need to set you apart from the crowd.
The Master of Management requires the completion of 10 units of study (60 credit points) comprising: (1) seven core units of study (42 credit points), (2) business project (12 credit points), and (3) a capstone unit of study (six credit points).
Core units of study
You complete seven core units comprising:
- MMGT6001 Strategy and Entrepreneurship,
- MMGT6003 Acounting and Financial Management,
- MMGT6004 Managing People and Organisations,
- MMGT6008 Global Marketing Management,
- MMGT6011 Team Work and Innovation,
- MMGT6012 Business Tools for Management, and
- MMGT6013 Project Management in Context.
You complete a 12 credit point project unit: MMGT6101 MMGT Business Project.
In you final session of study you complete: MMGT6100 Advanced Management Applications.
Further course information
The core and business project units are completed in a prescribed sequence as set out in the Business School handbook. The business project is designed to be completed over a five to seven week period and will be offered in intensive mode during Summer, Winter and the first half of the first semester.
For a progression guide for this degree, please refer to the Business School (Postgraduate) Handbook.
The capstone experience in the Master of Management is Advanced Management Applications unit. This unit is configured around in-depth examination of concepts, practices and debates associated with a select number of a key innovations and emerging applications in contemporary management practice. While the specific themes chosen for examination will vary by session of offer according to the latest developments and emerging trends, prominent topics of interest to management practice may include: emerging organisational forms, e-technology, social media, social enterprise, entrepreneurship, executive coaching, globalisation, innovations in management consulting, top management teams, organisational diversity, management and gender, sustainability, corporate governance and social responsibility.
Course outcomes and further study
The Sydney Master of Management degree supplements your existing degree to help you to work at the top level in your chosen field and actually use your knowledge to be successful. Combining your undergraduate area of expertise with management knowledge and skills, will dramatically increase your employment prospects in your chosen field.
Students who have completed a Business School Master’s degree are eligible to pursue the Master of Commerce at a reduced duration of one year (normally two years full-time). See Master of Commerce for further information.
The University of Sydney Business School has an outstanding reputation for the quality of its research across a wide range of academic disciplines. The Master of Management is an entry pathway to our higher degree by research programs, the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Master of Philosophy (MPhil).
The postgraduate research programs offered by the faculty attract a large number of domestic and international students each year. With more than 180 research students currently enrolled, we have one of the largest and most diverse higher degree by research programs in the Asia-Pacific region. Read more information about Sydney research at http://sydney.edu.au/business/research.
A successful applicant for admission to the Master of Management will hold the equivalent of an Australian bachelor's degree, graduate diploma/certificate from a recognised tertiary institution with a minimum credit (65 per cent) average; and attend a selection interview. Potential candidates must also submit a CV and statement of motivation.
Qualifications awarded outside Australia can also be used for admission but equivalencies and entry requirements are determined based on the country, institution and qualification. You can find guidelines of the most common international entry requirements at http://sydney.edu.au/business/study/courses/admission_requirements.
How to apply
How to apply
Applications are made directly to the University and assessed by the Business School.
How to apply
Overseas applicants may apply:
- directly to the University, or
- through a University overseas representative (education agent).
Annual review for postgraduate student contribution amount
Importantly, student contribution amounts are subject to annual review by the University, and are likely to increase each year of your period of study (subject to a Commonwealth specified cap), effective at the start of each calendar year.
Postgraduate Domestic Tuition Fee
This 2015, tuition fee for a domestic postgraduate student represents the fee that is payable by you in the calendar year you commence your course, commencing in 2014 for a standard annual full time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). If your study load is more or less than the 1.0 EFTSL your fee will differ.
Annual review for postgraduate domestic tuition fee
Importantly, tuition fees are subject to annual review by the University, and are likely to increase each year of your period of study, effective at the start of each calendar year.
Additional incidental fees
For some courses there are incidental fees additional to the student contribution and/or course fee. Some of those fees are significant, for example, faculty-specific materials, tools, protected clothing and equipment. For further information about these additional incidental fees, please visit the University's Future Students' website.
Potential for inaccuracy
Whilst every reasonable effort has been made to include correct and up to date information in this prospectus, you are also advised to consult directly with the Student Centre for domestic students or the International Office for international students so that they can provide you with specific and up to date information about those fees.
The academic requirements that are displayed are applicable to currently available courses only, and are updated annually in October and may be changed without notice. The Faculty Handbook and the University of Sydney Calendar are the official legal source of information relating to study at the University of Sydney, and you are referred to those documents
Please note that if you are classified by the University as a Research Training Scheme student in accordance with the Other Grants Guidelines (Research) 2010, you will be exempt from the payment of any SCA or tuition fees for courses undertaken as part of a Research Masters degree and Research Doctoral degree. More information about your eligibility for this Scheme is available here.
International tuition fees for postgraduate students
This 2015, tuition fee for international postgraduate students represents the fees that are payable by you in the calendar year you commence your course, commencing in 2015, for a standard annual full time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). If your study load is more or less than the 1.0 EFTSL your fee will differ.
Importantly, tuition fees are subject to annual review, and are likely to increase each year of your period of study, effective at the start of each calendar year.
Additional incidental fees and health insurance
For some courses there are incidental fees additional to the tuition fees. Some of those fees are significant, for example, faculty-specific materials, tools, protected clothing, and equipment. The University's Future Students' webpage has further information about these additional incidental fees for postgraduate coursework students and postgraduate research students.
In addition to the fees indicated here for the course of study, International Students studying on an Australian Student Visa must have appropriate health insurance for the duration of their studies on a Student Visa through an approved provider of the Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) scheme. This is a requirement of the Australian Government, unless otherwise exempted by the Government.
Potential for inaccuracy
Whilst every reasonable effort has been made to include correct and up to date information here, you are also advised to consult directly with the Student Centre for domestic students or the International Office for international students so that they can provide you with specific and up to date information about those fees.