Master's Degree in Management Studies in Australia

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Management Studies

A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

When enrolled in a management program, students may be given the opportunity to gain a basic understanding of management concepts and techniques, which can be very rewarding as it can prepare them for a career in a variety of businesses.

Australia has seven of the top 100 institution of higher learning in the world! Australia sits above the likes of Germany, the Netherlands and Japan, placing eighth in the Universitas 2012 U21 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems.

Top Master Programs in Management Studies in Australia 2018

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Master of Project Management (MPPM)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
Campus or Online Full time Part time 18 - 72 months February 2018 Australia Springfield Australia Online + 2 more

Do you want to deliver innovative solutions using advanced skills in project management? Developed in conjunction with industry, the Australian Institute of Project Management and the Project Management Institute, USQ’s Master of Project Management will provide you with the skills and knowledge to be a leader in the field of project management. [+]

Master the art of project management

Do you want to deliver innovative solutions using advanced skills in project management? Developed in conjunction with industry, the Australian Institute of Project Management and the Project Management Institute, USQ’s Master of Project Management will provide you with the skills and knowledge to be a leader in the field of project management.

In addition to topics such as team leadership, project delivery, project-based management and risk management, you will be able to personalize your degree by choosing electives from our MBA or Master of Business and Innovation degrees to suit your career.

One of our recent graduates was awarded the Australian Institute of Project Management’s 2015 Queensland Project Manager of the year.... [-]


Master of Creative Industries

Western Sydney University
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years January 2018 Australia Sydney Bankstown Campbelltown Lower Hawkesbury Blacktown Rydalmere Penrith + 7 more

The Master of Creative Industries offers a unique opportunity to acquire the high-level digital content and professional communication skill-sets that are so necessary to prosper in the contemporary media landscape. [+]

This course is offered at the Parramatta City campus.

The Master of Creative Industries offers a unique opportunity to acquire the high-level digital content and professional communication skill-sets that are so necessary to prosper in the contemporary media landscape. Media professionals are now required to understand and connect with their audiences across broadcast, online, mobile and other channels and to integrate new platforms and social media into their mix. This course is designed for media, marketing and creative professionals wishing to substantially reorient, enhance or develop their current skills and research capacities, to respond to the challenges and opportunities of convergent media.... [-]


Master of Strategic Studies

Australian National University - College Of Asia & The Pacific
Campus Full time 2 years January 2018 Australia Canberra

The Master of Strategic Studies combines the theoretical and practical expertise of leading academics and policymakers to deliver Australia’s foremost strategic studies program. This unique and highly regarded ANU graduate program opens the right doors for students seeking a successful career in strategic and security policy. [+]

The Master of Strategic Studies combines the theoretical and practical expertise of leading academics and policymakers to deliver Australia’s foremost strategic studies program. This unique and highly regarded ANU graduate program opens the right doors for students seeking a successful career in strategic and security policy.

The program is designed for graduates who are seeking to launch or advance their careers in defence policy, foreign affairs, security, intelligence, academia and journalism. Graduates will develop skills relevant to organisations such as non-governmental organisations, think tanks, militaries and foreign ministries.

You will develop strong analytical frameworks and practical skills for understanding the leading challenges in strategy and security. These approaches are explored in the context of the Strategic & Defence Studies Centre’s main research and teaching concentrations of Australian defence and security issues, Asia–Pacific security and global strategic issues.... [-]


Master of Project Management

Bond University
Campus Full time 72 weeks January 2018 Australia Robina

This program provides a comprehensive business-ready foundation that will equip students from any background with the knowledge required to develop a career and expertise in project management. [+]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Successful completion of any undergraduate degree or relevant qualifications/professional experience deemed equivalent by the Executive Dean.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

This program provides a comprehensive business-ready foundation that will equip students from any background with the knowledge required to develop a career and expertise in project management. The program features four distinct study themes including strategy, sustainability, managing complex problems and teams, and virtual teams and global working. External speakers from leading investment banks, credit agencies and portfolio fund managers contribute to case studies and workshops.

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Master of Project Management (Professional)

Bond University
Campus Full time 92 weeks January 2018 Australia Robina

The Master of Project Management (Professional) program provides a comprehensive business-ready foundation that will equip students from any background with the knowledge required to develop a career and expertise in project management. [+]

The professional program follows the same structure as the Master of Project Management with an additional 20-week Professional Portfolio component.

Professional Portfolio is a 45 credit point subject available to master’s (Professional) students in the Faculty of Society & Design. This subject is strongly experientially orientated and encourages students to develop their professional skills in a real world environment. The subject will ensure that students combine self-analysis and reflective learning skills with professional methodologies, so as to expand analytical and strategic thinking capabilities. It will provide practical experience for students to develop their skills in a profession relevant to their master’s specialisation.... [-]


CEMS Master’s in International Management (CEMS MIM)

CEMS - The Global Alliance in Management Education
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Australia Sydney

The CEMS MIM is a postgraduate, pre-experience degree open to a select group of students enrolled on a Master’s programme in one of 28 leading institutions [+]

CEMS MIM Master’s in International Management

CEMS is a strategic alliance of business schools, multinational companies and NGOs that together offer theCEMS Master's in International Management (MIM). TheCEMS administrative officeis located on the HEC campus close to Paris, with the programme and corporate relations being managed by a dedicated team within each member school. You will find all CEMS member universities by using the keywords "CEMS" in theMaster in Management Compasssearch engine or by clicking on the CEMS partners list below.

The CEMS MIM is a pre-experiencepostgraduate degreeopen to multilingual students enrolled in a Master's in Management program at one of the CEMS member schools. Students study at their home university for one semester and then spend a second semester at a different CEMS member school. Some students may even opt to take both semesters abroad, in two different schools (the “tri-national track”). Other key components of the course include: core courses in Strategy and Cross-Cultural Management, elective courses, skill seminars, business project and an obligatory international internship.... [-]


Master of Property Development and Project Management

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

This course is designed for both property and project management practitioners, and graduates in related fields who wish to extend their qualifications and expertise in property development and project management. Graduates have a commitment to professionalism in the property and project management sector. [+]

This course is for property and project management professionals who want to upgrade their qualifications or expertise or for those who wish to enter the property or project management industries. In their first year students develop an understanding of how to balance private and public interests in urban development, how to apply the principles of project management, and how to assess development feasibility.

Career options include positions in property development in the public and private sectors, and project management.

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Master of Digital Information Management

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time 1.5 years January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Master of Digital Information Management is part of an articulated program designed to produce information professionals able to create and manage information which is increasingly in digital formats. It also examines strategies and practices for the delivery of knowledge services for both organisations and communities in the 21st century. [+]

The program equips graduates with a deep, theoretically informed understanding of how knowledge and information are created, represented, communicated and used by individuals and groups both online and in the physical world. In addition, students develop the technical and project management skills needed to design, build and manage online information resources such as websites and digital repositories. Students gain an understanding of contemporary issues, trends, innovations and forces for change in information practice; ethical practice; and the ability to operate with integrity, rigour, self-reliance and cooperation in professional contexts.

Graduates of the program have: demonstrated sophisticated information-handling skills appropriate for professional practice in diverse environments an understanding of how to achieve organisational objectives by creating, sharing and using knowledge an understanding of contemporary issues, trends, innovations and forces for change in information and knowledge practices, as well as the broader political, policy and technological contexts an understanding of ethical practice and the ability to operate with integrity, rigour, self-reliance and cooperation in professional contexts demonstrated creative, critical, reflective problem-solving capabilities in the context of their professional roles and a commitment to lifelong learning, and demonstrated capabilities in planning and implementing a project. ... [-]


Master of Management (Extension)

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Master of Management (Extension) provides knowledge, skills and conceptual frameworks to enable students to identify and resolve complex issues characterising the working environments of senior managers in the future. Students acquire the conceptual and analytical skills necessary for successful management performance in a range of contexts, including the business, public and non-profit sectors, and a variety of professional settings. [+]

The course provides students with knowledge and experiences to enhance their professional skills and understanding of the management of people, resources and organisational processes. An innovative, flexible structure provides students with maximum choice in selecting subjects and programs of study tailored to meet their personal and professional needs. The additional elective subject choices provide an opportunity to specialise more deeply in the management discipline and to further enhance students' skills, professional practice, specialist knowledge and capabilities.

This course is designed to meet the needs of individuals, client organisations and professional bodies for management education.... [-]


Master of Management

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time 1.5 - 3 years January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Master of Management provides knowledge, skills and conceptual frameworks to enable students to identify and address a broad range of issues characterising the working environments of senior managers – that is, in conditions of complexity and uncertainty, where judgment and related accountabilities are defining capabilities. Students acquire the conceptual and analytical skills necessary for successful management performance in a range of contexts, including the business, public and non-profit sectors, and a variety of professional settings. [+]

The course provides students with knowledge and experiences to enhance their professional and public responsibilities in leading and managing, and the stewardship of resources and enterprises. An innovative, flexible structure provides students with maximum choice in selecting subjects and programs of study tailored to meet their personal and professional needs.

The Master of Management is designed to meet the needs of individuals, client organisations and professional bodies for management education.

Career options include management-level positions in industry or government.

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Master of Event Management

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time 1.5 - 3 years January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Master of Event Management is designed to develop high-level management skills and knowledge sufficient to equip students for management positions in the broad and multifaceted event industry. [+]

This course seeks to build professional competence in the area of event management, along with an applied understanding of processes and practices linked to general business management. With this intent in mind, the course includes subjects that seek to develop an understanding of the event creation, planning and delivery process, and general business subjects that serve to build an appreciation of organisational leadership and management. Additionally, the course offers students the opportunity to undertake three electives from across the UTS Business School in order to further develop their skills and knowledge in their interest areas.

The aim of this course is to develop in students both professional skills and knowledge associated with the position of event manager, as well as high-level general business management competencies sufficient to develop or manage an organisation involved in the production of public, corporate or other event types.... [-]


Master of Project Management

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time 1.5 - 3 years January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

UTS's Project Management program provides an immersive learning environment for both aspiring and experienced project managers. This course equip students with the underlying knowledge and practical experience that drive project delivery across all industry sectors, from construction to information technology. The UTS program was the first Australian program to be accredited by the Project Management Institute's (PMI) Global Accreditation Centre. The foundation subjects are compatible with the structures used by the PMI and Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) to certify practitioners. [+]

At a master's level, students have the opportunity to develop a specialised skillset by choosing a sub-major in business, construction, engineering, IT, local government management or health, combining project management disciplines with sector-focused knowledge. To cater for busy work schedules, UTS delivers classes in an intensive block mode. This creates an immersive experience where students work with their peers in a team-based, simulated project environment. Students also gain practical experience by working on real-life projects, in the classroom, on site or using computer simulations. For example, students have recently developed project plans for the Jack Thompson Foundation, Complimentary Health Care Council of Australia (CHC) and a number of industry associations. UTS academics are at the forefront of project management research internationally. This breadth of knowledge ensures that students have access to leading-edge thinking applied in both project-specific and organisational contexts. Teaching staff include specialist guest lecturers from UTS as well as institutions and organisations in Australia and overseas. Graduates possess a detailed understanding of how project management directly improves business productivity and profitability. They are able to deliver projects that help organisations achieve their strategic objectives.... [-]


Master of Global Project Management (Advanced)

Torrens University Australia
Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2018 Australia Sydney Melbourne Brisbane Adelaide + 4 more

Refine and deepen your understanding of all processes involved in project management. The Master of Global Project Management and the Master of Global Project Management (Advanced) courses will help you gain the skills necessary to manage complex projects from beginning to end, on time and on budget. [+]

Learn the skills to manage complex stakeholders and projects from planning to completion while achieving project outcomes.

Refine and deepen your understanding of all processes involved in project management. The Master of Global Project Management and the Master of Global Project Management (Advanced) courses will help you gain the skills necessary to manage complex projects from beginning to end, on time and on budget. The subjects have a particular emphasis on projects with a global aspect including learning how to effectively manage projects with international stakeholders.

Effective project management skills are in demand in a wide variety of fields including IT, construction, manufacturing, healthcare, natural resources, education, commerce, and research and development.... [-]


Master in Leadership and Management

Avondale College of Higher Education
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 18 months March 2018 Australia Cooranbong Wahroonga + 2 more

The challenge of leadership and management in various types of organisations has become more demanding and complex. Adapting to rapidly changing business environments calls for a more sophisticated set of skills and abilities from leaders and managers. [+]

The challenge of leadership and management in various types of organisations has become more demanding and complex. Adapting to rapidly changing business environments calls for a more sophisticated set of skills and abilities from leaders and managers. Church-related, not-for-profit organisations and other organisations require effective leadership informed by the social sciences and a developing body of knowledge concerning management, leadership and organisations.

A Master of Leadership and Management focuses on providing advanced training in management theory and practice, emphasising the ethical, moral and spiritual dimensions of leadership and management.

Duration

One-and-a-half years full-time or the equivalent part-time. Part-time students typically progress at the rate of three or four units per year. ... [-]


Master of Co-operatives Management and Organisation

The University of Newcastle, GradSchool (Online)
Campus or Online Full time September 2018 Australia Newcastle Sydney

The Master of Co-operative Management and Organisation at the University of Newcastle has been designed to offer extended education to co-operatives professionals enhancing career opportunities in this field. [+]

The Master of Co-operative Management and Organisation at the University of Newcastle has been designed to offer extended education to co-operatives professionals enhancing career opportunities in this field.

The program will teach you fundamental management skills and knowledge from traditional disciplines as well as how such skill and knowledge can be adapted to suit co-operative, mutual, club and registered association business models. You will graduate from this program with a comprehensive understanding of the history and roles of co-operative type organisations and sector specific management issues.

Is it for you?

Are you looking for a unique and targeted business education that will expand your professional expertise and career prospects? The Master of Co-operative Management and Organisation give you a comprehensive understanding of management within the context of a co-operative business model.... [-]