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La Trobe University

  • 24% international / 76% domestic

Master of Management

  • Masters (Coursework)

To help accelerate your career, we've designed our Master of Management to give you a grounding in business and management foundations, while offering a wide range of electives to help you achieve your career goals.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time
Course Code
077460B
Study Mode
Online, In person
Intake Months
Jul, Nov
Domestic Fees
$30,400 per year / $60,800 total
International Fees
$40,400 per year / $80,800 total

About this course

To help accelerate your career, we've designed our Master of Management to give you a grounding in business and management foundations, while offering a wide range of electives to help you achieve your career goals. Covering a wide range of technical and emerging business topics, from strategic management to agile leadership, it'll allow you to work across a wide range of sectors and develop your skills as a business leader and digital disruptor.

You may be able to apply for internships with leading organisations, enabling you to gain real-world experience, develop your professional networks and plan for career success.

You'll learn:

  • Business foundations
    • Understand the core concepts of business, including strategy, marketing, human resources management, statistics, economics, accounting and finance.
  • Management theory
    • Understand what it takes to be a successful manager through theory and practice.
  • Sustainable management
    • Understand how to create sustainable value in contemporary organisations.
  • Diverse electives and specialisations
    • Choose from a wide range of electives, including business analytics, strategic management, entrepreneurship, innovation and change management.

The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 9 - Masters Degree.

Sample course structure

Please note, the following course structure is indicative and subject to change depending on your course location, offer year or how you tailor your course with specialisations, majors, minors and electives. Structures for the following year are not normally finalised until October, so the sample provided is based on the most recently approved structure. For more information, please refer to the La Trobe University Handbook.

To qualify for the award of Master of Management, students must complete a total of 240 credit points across 2 years.

Year 1 requires the completion of 120 credit points including:

  • 120 credit points from chosen Core

Year 2 requires the completion of 120 credit points including:

  • 15 credit points from chosen Core choice
  • 105 credit points from chosen Electives
Study options

Core subjects are required subjects within your course.

Subject name Subject code Year Credit points ACADEMIC INTEGRITY MODULE LTU0AIM 1 0 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN A GLOBAL ECONOMY IBU5HRM 1 15 INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE BUS5IAF 1 15 MANAGEMENT PRACTICE AND THEORY MGT5MPT 1 15 ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR MGT5OBR 1 15 PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS BUS5POE 1 15 STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND FINANCE BUS5SBF 1 15 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT MGT5STR 1 15 SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT & MARKETING BUS5SMM 1 15

The Master of Management offers a range of elective subjects that can be undertaken as part of the degree. Please refer to the course structure in the La Trobe University Handbook.

Core choice is a required group of subjects you need to select from within your course. Core choice subjects may be specific to your course or major and may include discipline specific or method subjects.

Subject name Subject code Year Credit points LEADERSHIP, INNOVATION AND CHANGE MGT5LIC 2 15 LEVERAGING ENTREPRENEURIAL VENTURES MGT5LEV 2 15 ORGANISATIONAL CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT MGT5MOC 2 15 PROJECT LEADERSHIP MGT5PLS 2 15 See La Trobe University Handbook for more details

The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses.

  • Melbourne (Bundoora)

To view other campus handbook course details, please select relevant campus in the drop down.

Study locations

Melbourne

City Campus

Online

Career pathways

A Master of Management can open doors to a wide variety of industries. You'll graduate ready to apply for roles like:

  • Human resources manager
    • Be closely involved with recruitment, training, development and workforce planning. Manage stakeholders at all levels, resolve conflict and contribute to the smooth functioning of an organisation.
  • Project manager
    • Lead and manage the delivery of projects for your organisation. Develop and implement project plans, manage stakeholders, suggest improvements to operations and provide strategic advice to your employers.
  • Marketing manager
    • Prepare, develop and oversee the implementation of marketing plans and strategy. Brief and manage stakeholders, staff and designers and engage with upper management to meet business objectives.
  • Business development manager
    • Develop and manage the portfolio of key business relationships for your employer. Manage stakeholders, liaise with management and think strategically and creatively to deliver business outcomes.

Professional recognition

Depending on major or subject choice, graduates of the Master of Management may apply for membership with professional organisations such as the Project Management Institute, the Governance Institute of Australia or the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. Membership may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Business & Management courses at La Trobe University.
74.2%
Overall satisfaction
77.8%
Skill scale
62.9%
Teaching scale
85.5%
Employed full-time
$107k
Average salary