Course rules and resolutions - Management coursework programs

 

Master of Management

Master of Management (CEMS)


These resolutions must be read in conjunction with applicable University By-laws, Rules and policies including (but not limited to) the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2000 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Resolutions of the University of Sydney Business School, the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended) and the Academic Board policies on Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism.

Course resolutions

1 Course codes

Code

Course title

MAMANAGE-02

Master of Management

MAMACEMS-01

Master of Management (CEMS)

GCMANAGE-02

Graduate Certificate in Management *

 


* No direct admission - exit point only.

2 Attendance pattern

(1)
The attendance pattern for the Master of Management is full time or part time according to candidate choice.
(2)
The attendance pattern for the Master of Management (CEMS) is full time only.

3 Master's type

The master's degrees in these resolutions are professional master's courses, as defined by the Coursework Policy.

4 Embedded courses in this sequence

(1)
The embedded courses in this sequence are:
(a)
the Master of Management
(b)
the Master of Management (CEMS)
(c)
the Graduate Certificate in Management (exit only)

5 Admission to candidature

(1)
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants ranked on merit in accordance with the following criteria:
(a)
Master of Management:
(i)
an Australian Qualifications Framework Level 7 or higher qualification with a minimum credit average (or equivalent) at an institution approved by Business School; and
(ii)
a selection interview establishing the candidate's suitability for the degree; and
(iii)
a personal statement demonstrating academic motivation; and
(iv)
satisfaction of the English language requirements; and
(v)
any other minimum standards specified by the Business School.
(b)
Master of Management (CEMS):
(i)
an Australian Qualifications Framework Level 7 or higher qualification in a cognate discipline as defined by the Business School, with a minimum credit average (or equivalent) at an institution approved by the Business School; and
(ii)
a selection interview establishing the candidate's suitability for the degree; and
(iii)
a personal statement demonstrating academic motivation; and
(iv)
satisfaction of the English language requirements; and
(v)
additional language requirements as specified by the CEMS Global Alliance for Management Education; and
(vi)
any other minimum standards specified by the Business School.
(c)
Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Management is not permitted. This is an exit only course. Applicants are assessed for admission to candidature for the Master of Management.
(2)
In exceptional circumstances the Business School may admit applicants without these qualifications who, in the opinion of the Business School, have qualifications and evidence of experience and achievement sufficient to successfully undertake the award.

6 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for the course are set out in the Table of postgraduate units of study: Master of Management.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the Master of Management a candidate must complete 60 credit points, comprising:
(a)
42 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
a 12 credit point business project; and
(c)
a 6 credit point capstone unit of study.
(3)
To qualify for the award of the Master of Management (CEMS), a candidate must complete 72 credit points, comprising:
(a)
60 credit points of units of study selected from the Table of postgraduate units of study: Master of Management (CEMS); and
(b)
a 12 credit point business project.
(c)
Included within the units of study, candidates may undertake no more than 36 credit points of units of study at CEMS partner institutions.
(4)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Certificate in Management a candidate must complete a minimum of 24 credit points of core units of study.

7 Progression rules

(1)
Master of Management
Unless otherwise permitted, candidates must complete the units of study for the Master of Management in a prescribed sequence as specified by the Business School.
(ii)
Students must have completed at 24 credit points before enrolment in the business project.
(iii)
Students must have completed 48 credit points before enrolment in the capstone unit.

8 Recognition of prior learning

(1)
Candidates for the Master of Management may be eligible for a reduction in the volume of learning of 12 credit points for an Australian Qualification Framework Level 7 or higher qualification with a major or specialisation in business or management.
(2)
No recognition of prior learning will be applied to the Master of Management (CEMS).

9 Course transfer

(1)
A candidate for the Master of Management or Master of Management (CEMS) may elect to discontinue study and graduate with a shorter award from this embedded sequence, with the approval of the Business School, and provided that the requirements of the shorter award have been met.

10 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January, 2015.
(2)
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January, 2015 complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement, provided that requirements are completed by 1 January, 2020. The Business School may specify a later date for completion or specify alternative requirements for completion of candidatures that extend beyond this time.