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Master of Management

Study Australia's no. 1 Master of Management

Our rankings

Shaping future leaders through real-world experience

  • No. 1 in Australia

    The Economist and the Financial Times have both ranked our Master of Management number 1 in Australia.

  • No. 4 globally

    We are ranked first in Australia and fourth in the world for graduate employability in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2018.

Overview

Ranked Number 1 in Australia by the Financial Times for four consecutive years - 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 - 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.

The program emphasises a holistic approach, exploring the essential areas of business from strategy to project management. Through practical application of theoretical concepts and learning by doing, you will graduate with an understanding of all aspects of business and their relation, so that you can launch your career with confidence.

The degree is a 60 credit point (12 months full-time or 2 years part-time) pre-experience program that will equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary for a career in management in your chosen field.

You will be part of a hand-picked group of around 50 students who work together in an inspiring environment. Gain hands-on experience working with multinational corporations such as Deloitte, PwC and Procter and Gamble, making invaluable contacts and forging future networks.

Specialisations

Entry, fees, funding & how to apply

Depends on your qualification, citizenship status

The details on this page based on your selections are a guide only, and are subject to change.

Your fee

How to apply

What you'll study

Core units of study 


You complete eight core units from the following options:

  • Strategy and Entrepreneurship ,
  • Accounting and Financial Management ,
  • Managing People and Organisations ,
  • Global Marketing Management,
  • Business Tools for Management ,
  • Project Management in Context,
  • Business in China OR Managing Digital Innovation; and
  • The Future of Business.

Business project (capstone)

You complete a 12 credit point project unit: MMGT Business Project .

Units of Study

Completion requirement

The Master of Management requires the completion of 10 units of study (60 credit points) comprising:

  1. 48 credit points in core units of study,
  2. a 12 credit point business project (capstone).

Capstone: Business Project

The capstone experience in the Master of Management is Advanced Management Applications unit. This unit is configured around an in-depth examination of concepts, practices and debates associated with a select number of 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.

Admission requirement

To be considered for admission, an applicant is required to have:

  • an Australian bachelor's degree or higher with a credit average (65 percent) or equivalent qualification or
  • an Australian bachelor's degree or higher with less than a credit average (minimum 50 percent required), and satisfactory performance in the GMAT (for guidance, the class average score is 630) or equivalent Business School approved admissions test.

Applicants must also fulfill the following two criteria:

(i) complete a selection interview and

(ii) provide a one-page statement of motivation (outlining what will be achieved professionally and personally by completing the course).

Any grade requirements listed are based on the University of Sydney grading system .

For qualifications awarded outside Australia, equivalencies and entry requirements are determined based on the country, institution and qualification.

For a guide to common international qualifications and equivalent entry requirements visit University of Sydney Business School entry guide .

Course opportunities

Accelerated Career Program

Launch your career with the Accelerated Career Program*. Undertake a 6-month paid internship with one of our leading corporate partners, following your first semester of study. The internship will provide you with vital industry experience and a deep insight into the corporate partner's business operations.

*The Accelerate Career Program is available to domestic students enrolled in the Master of Management program.

Business in China

Take part in an intensive immersion, delivered in China, during your degree. The unit will introduce you to the Chinese business environment, including both the private and state sectors. Featuring site visits and insight into the cultural features of the Chinese economy, you will explore key areas such as the management challenges of entering new markets, managing across cultures and regulatory environments, identifying and realising new opportunities and management and coordination challenges in multinational firms.

Professional accreditation

The University of Sydney Business School is a world-class business school at the forefront of global business and management education. Relevant and focused on today's business world, we are the only Australian business school to achieve membership to CEMS - the Global Alliance in Management Education in addition to international accreditation from AACSB and EQUIS.

Graduate opportunities

The 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.

Future study

A postgraduate degree can open doors to further study, whether you are interested in pursuing a research degree, or expanding your postgraduate qualifications and skillset by embarking on a management degree, MBA or specialised business masters.

The Business School offers two research degrees, the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and the Master of Philosophy (MPhil), which may be studied full-time or part-time. Embarking on a PhD or masters by research is an opportunity to join a community of recognised leaders in scholarship and make a significant contribution to your area of study. We are home to many leading researchers and attract generous funding in support of our research projects, and the University of Sydney is consistently ranked among the best research universities in the world.

If you are interested in pursuing further postgraduate study, our postgraduate coursework business degrees cater to students from any background and career stage, with pre- and post-experience options available, to help you achieve the future you’ve imagined. Combine your interests and develop specialised skills to be well positioned in an increasingly competitive business environment.

Will Edwards - Master of Management '12

Domestic students

Indicative Postgraduate Student Contribution Amount


The student contribution amount for a Commonwealth Supported Place is an indication only of the 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 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 increase


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, course-specific materials, tools, protected clothing and equipment. Further information about these costs is available from https://sydney.edu.au/students/materials-and-equipment.html.

Credit card surcharge


Please note that a surcharge of 0.8% will apply for payments made by Visa, MasterCard or American Express. 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.

International students

Indicative International Tuition Fees for Postgraduate Students


The tuition fee for international postgraduate students is an indication only of the 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 costs and health insurance


For some courses there are incidental costs additional to the tuition fees. Some of these incidental costs are significant, for example, course-specific materials, tools, protected clothing, and equipment. Further information about these costs is available from https://sydney.edu.au/students/materials-and-equipment.html. 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.

Credit card surcharge


Please note that a surcharge of 0.8% will apply for payments made by Visa, MasterCard or American Express. 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.

"I chose the Master of Management to expand my business skills and complement my undergraduate degree in Agricultural Economics. Through this program I have had the opportunity to participate in the Accelerated Career Program (ACP). The industry connections, practical teaching, diversity of the student cohort and alumni network have been invaluable throughout the course.”
India Edwards, Master of Management

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