Master of Management

Your management career starts here

The MGSM Master of Management has been developed specifically for recent graduates and early career professionals.

The program is delivered by the same highly qualified faculty as our MBA and is designed to provide deep experiential learning within contemporary business settings and practical application of learning to real and current corporate challenges.

Practical experience is further extended through the compulsory professional practice unit.  This double unit provides the student with the opportunity to work on a project with a local or global organisation and in the process, develop the skills young professionals need in diverse, dynamic and challenging work environments.

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Master of Management quick facts

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Entry requirements
  • An Australian level 7 bachelor's qualification or equivalent
  • GPA of 4.00 (out of 7.00)
  • English language requirements (see below)
Program length
  • 24 months of full-time study (2 units per term)
  • Completion of part-time study varies for each student

State-of-the-art lecture theatres and modern, well-equipped, syndicate rooms at:

  • North Ryde campus
  • CBD City Campus
Costs of tuition

Fees (see below)

Who is the Master of Management designed for?

This program is designed for students who have recently graduated from an undergraduate degree from any disciplinary background and who are looking to build up their skills and experience for a career in business management or management consultancy.

Professional practice unit

Equivalent to two units of study, professional practice leverages MGSM's close links to business. Working with a leading Australian or multi-national company, you will gain exposure to business practices and professional skills needed on your path to future leadership roles.

Duration and time

The Master of Management can be undertaken over 2 years of full-time study at the pace of 2 units per term. Part-time study allows students to study at the pace of 1 unit (or more) per term. Completion time will be at the discretion of the student and availability.

Students who possess an undergraduate degree in business related areas may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning for up to 4 units enabling completion of the program over 18 months of full-time study.

Each course unit involves 40 hours of face-to-face lectures, and an additional workload of up to 140 hours over the 10-week term. Students spend this time preparing for lectures, projects, presentations and exams, as well as completing individual and group assignments.

Entry requirements


Applicants should possess an Australian level 7 bachelor's degree or equivalent from a recognised tertiary institution with a GPA of 4.00 (out of 7.00)

Individuals wishing to apply for the Master of Management must submit:

  • Complete application form
  • Proof of residence (certified copy of visa, passport or birth certificate)
  • Certified copy of academic transcripts

Important: Documents not in English must be accompanied by certified translations.
Note that the admission into the program will be subject to the discretion and approval of the MGSM Academic Committee.


    Item2019 International Cost2019 Domestic Cost
    Per unit AUD $4,500 AUD$4,000 AUD
    Per year
    (based on full-time study)
    $36,000 AUD$32,000 AUD

    (based on 2 years full-time study)

    $72,000 AUD$64,000 AUD
  • We suggest you also allow approximately $120 per course unit for textbooks.
  • Students who withdraw from the course unit after the census date will not be entitled to a refund of fees except in the case of exceptional circumstances.
  • Australian students will be charged on a term-by-term basis for the number of units enrolled in that term.
  • Temporary residents and international students must pay 25 per cent of the annual full-time fee in advance. The documentation you will need to apply for a student visa (the Confirmation of Enrolment) will be issued after we receive this payment.
  • FEE-HELP is available to support eligible domestic students in paying tuition fees.
  • For information on any taxation benefits you may accrue from undertaking a full-fee paying program, consult your financial adviser.

‡ MGSM reviews its fees annually and from time to time this will result in increases in the fee per unit.

English language requirements

Applicants who have not undertaken recognised studies in English (e.g. undergraduate degree) are required to demonstrate proficiency in English to an IELTS of 6.5 overall or equivalent, with a minimum 6.0 on reading, writing, speaking and listening.

For other English tests accepted:

* MGSM reserves the right, in addition to the above, to administer further testing.

Term dates

2019/20 Intakes

MGSM has a four term academic year and students can elect to start their program at the beginning of any term. Terms consist of ten weeks of class, one week for exams and one week vacation.

Upcoming MGSM term dates

Term/Year Study Ready Workshop Class Dates Application Deadline International Application Deadline Domestic
Term 2 201930 or 31 March 201901 April - 16 June 201908 February 201915 March 2019
Term 3 2019 22 or 23 June 2019 24 June -  08 September 2019 03 May 2019 24 May 2019
Term 4 2019 14 September 2019 16 September – 01 December 201926 July 2019 16 August 2019
Term 1 2020 04 or 05 January 2019 06 January - 23 March 2020 08 November 201906 December 2019

Term dates include exam week.

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