Master of Management
The information on this page applies to future students. Current students should refer to their faculty handbooks for course information.
Ranked Number 1 in Australia by the Financial Times in 2013, 2014 and 2015, the Master of Management will dramatically increase your employment prospects. Specifically designed for recent graduates seeking a dynamic business career, you will develop the skills that businesses demand in their future leaders by working directly with companies and in highly interactive learning environments.
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.
For upcoming events and information sessions relating to this degree and the University of Sydney Business School visit: sydney.edu.au/business/events.
The Master of Management requires the completion of 10 units of study (60 credit points) comprising:
- 48 credit points in core units of study,
- a 12 credit point business project (capstone).
You complete eight core units from the following options:
- MMGT6001 Strategy and Entrepreneurship,
- MMGT6003 Accounting and Financial Management,
- MMGT6004 Managing People and Organisations,
- MMGT6008 Global Marketing Management,
- MMGT6012 Business Tools for Management,
- MMGT6013 Project Management in Context,
- MMGT6014 Business in China OR MMGT6015 Managing Digital Innovation; and
- MMGT6688 The Future of Business.
You complete a 12 credit point project unit:
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 sydney.edu.au/business/study/courses/admission_requirements.
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.
How to apply
How to apply
Applications are made directly to the University and assessed by the Business School.
For students commencing in Semester 2, 2016, limited Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP) are available. To be eligible for consideration for a CSP, you must submit your application by the 8th of July, 2016.
Please note that CSP places in PG coursework will only be available to students newly commencing in their program of choice who are directly admitted to the Masters level.
How to apply
Overseas applicants may apply:
- directly to the University, or
- through a University overseas representative (education agent).
Important Fee Information
Indicative Postgraduate Student Contribution Amount
The student contribution amount for a Commonwealth Supported Place is an indication only of the 2017 amount payable in Year 1 for a standard full time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). The exact student contribution that you pay will depend on the calendar year in which you undertake your study, and the specific units of study in which you ultimately enrol.
For further information about how to calculate your specific total student contribution, please refer to the University's Tuition Fees website.
Annual review and fee increases
Importantly, student contribution amounts are subject to annual review by the University, and will increase each year of your period of study (subject to a Commonwealth specified cap), effective at the start of each calendar year.
Indicative Postgraduate Domestic Tuition Fee
The tuition fee for a domestic postgraduate student is an indication only of the 2017 fees payable in Year 1 for a standard full time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). Depending on the calendar year in which you undertake your study, and if your study load is more or less than the 1.0 EFTSL, your tuition fee will differ from the indicative amount.
Annual review and fee increases
Importantly, tuition fees are subject to annual review by the University, and will increase each year of your period of study, effective at the start of each calendar year.
Additional incidental costs
For some courses there are incidental costs additional to the student contribution and/or course fee. Some of these incidental costs are significant, for example, faculty-specific materials, tools, protected clothing and equipment. Further information about these costs is available from your faculty.
Credit card surcharge
Please note that a surcharge of 0.8% will apply for payments made by Visa or MasterCard. The surcharge is subject to review and may change. Information about payment methods and the surcharge is set out at: http://sydney.edu.au/study/finances-fees-costs/fees-and-loans/paying-your-fees.html.
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 so that they can provide you with specific and up to date information about fees.
Indicative International Tuition Fees for Postgraduate Students
The tuition fee for international postgraduate students is an indication only of the 2017 fees payable in Year 1 for a standard full time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). Depending on the calendar year in which you undertake your study, and if your study load is more or less than the 1.0 EFTSL, your tuition fee will differ from the indicative amount.
Annual review and fee increases
Importantly, tuition fees are subject to annual review, and will 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 costs additional to the tuition fees. Some of these incidental costs are significant, for example, faculty-specific materials, tools, protected clothing, and equipment. Further information about these costs is available from your faculty.
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.