Business Management - B6026

The Master of Business Management will prepare you to become an effective leader in an increasingly agile business environment, and will support you to draw on your career and business experience throughout your studies. Perfect for those wanting to remain practising their speciality while leading from the front, the course is a unique opportunity for students to learn and apply key organisational leadership skills within the context of your specialist area or sector.

This master's degree is your opportunity to not only apply transformational knowledge to your current role and organisation, but also be in the strongest possible position to tackle the business challenges of the future.

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Where can the Master of Business Management take me?

Completing the Master of Business Management will allow you to position yourself in a leadership role, with course content facilitating an extension of your current specialisation or an area strongly related to your current work.

This formal qualification will propel you to become a leader through a deeper understanding of managing a business, while adding to your skillset through the further study of a specialisation. You’ll emerge agile and ready at the forefront of changing organisations, with career opportunities open in all industries and sectors.

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Course Details

  • Online: Part time
2 years
Start date
January, March, May, July, August, October
Master of Business Management
Alternative exits
Course Handbook

Perfect for students who require a flexible learning experience, you’ll complete this expert master’s degree in three parts. You’ll take advanced foundational units and gain digital-focused specialist knowledge through application units before capping your professional development portfolio through career-driven industry projects. This unique course ensures a well-rounded education that allows you to apply what you’ve learnt to your current role or career.

The degree aims to develop you into a professional and leader ready for the future, with a varied skillset for a digital age. Build on your current knowledge of an industry, or deep dive into a complementary area of study and choose a specialisation or combination of specialisations integral to an organisation’s success, including digital law, marketing and communications.

Discover more about the specialisations you can undertake in Part B of this degree below.


Study the principles and theories of how and when organisations are communicating with their stakeholders.

Marketing principles in digital world

Social media marketing

Integrated marketing communications

Digital marketing

Digital Communications

Study contemporary communications principles across units focused on the global and digital contexts.

Principles of global communications

Strategic communications in a digital era

Data analytics in communications

Marketing principles in digital world

Digital Law

Study how emerging technologies intersects with the law.

Foundations of law in the digital world

Legal dimensions of digital technology

Ethics, policy and governance

Fundamentals of privacy law

Entry Requirements

You need to satisfy the following entrance requirements to be considered for entry to this course.

Minimum Entry Requirements (Domestic students)


Applicants must have completed an Australian bachelor degree in a relevant discipline or an equivalent qualification and achieved a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 60 or an equivalent Grade Point Average as determined by the Monash Business School.


Applicants must have completed an Australian bachelor degree and achieved a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 60 or an equivalent Grade Point Average as approved by the Monash Business School plus two years relevant work experience.

English requirements

Applicants must also meet the English language requirements.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

This course is structured in three parts:

  • Part A. Business management foundation
  • Part B. Specialisation studies
  • Part C. Application studies

All students complete Part C. Depending upon prior qualifications, you may receive credit for Part A or Part B or both.

Note: If you are eligible for credit for prior studies, you may elect not to receive the credit.

Units are 6 credit points unless otherwise stated.

Alternative qualifications

You may be eligible to exit this course early with a Graduate Certificate of Business Management, provided you successfully complete Part A of the course.

Making the application

Future students

Self assess for credit eligibility

Check for study credit using the "Credit search" link on the Credit for prior study page


Fees are subject to change annually.

Full fee

Fees are per 48 credit points which represents a standard full-time course load for a year.


Fee assistance

As a full fee-paying student, you may be eligible to apply for the optional FEE-HELP to assist you to pay all or part of your tuition fees.


We offer over 360 types of scholarships, valued at up to $280,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.

Other costs and fees

For information on other study costs and fees, see other study costs.