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Study mode

Accelerated 100% Online

Duration

2 years part-time

Units

12

Intakes

Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Aug, Oct

Fees

$61,200 total course fee

Develop a global leadership perspective

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Limitless career paths

Being a modern business leader is more than steering an organisation to success. If you’re exploring industries beyond regional borders, and seeing challenges as opportunities, discover the MBA (Digital).

3.9 stars out of 5

Business leaders report very high job satisfaction

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Learn from the best

World-renowned academics

Learn from some of the world’s most esteemed business educators.

Accelerated & 100% online

Study that’s flexible

Coursework and assessments designed to fit around your needs.

Support seven days a week

Learning advice and study assistance

Dedicated support services designed for your study discipline.

When rapid change is the only constant

Monash’s MBA (Digital) is a fully online course, designed and delivered by world-leading academics to empower you to fulfil your potential in increasingly dynamic environments.

Master the skills required to anticipate and harness rapid changes in an immersive learning experience. Your future might lie in the traditional worlds of government, finance, education or health, the high-growth fields of artificial intelligence, renewable and alternative energy, big data analytics or cybersecurity.

Wherever your ambitions take you, our MBA provides the strategic skills, triple accredited industry connections and digital edge you need to advance your career and be future ready.

What you will learn 
  • Contemporary business practice theory
    Study the influence of emerging trends including digitalisation, strategic data use, virtual teamwork and more.
  • Methods for lifelong learning
    Flexible adaptation of your knowledge and skills will help you maintain currency no matter how the landscape around you evolves.
  • Strategic agile leadership
    How to remain organised and implement your knowledge in as an agile leader within the shifting realities of the business environment.
Choose the MBA program that's right for you, three distinct programs to meet your needs.

Monash Online premier status

Your Monash MBA is designed and run by the university that consistently ranks in the top 1% of universities globally and is a member of the prestigious Group of Eight (Go8).

Monash Business School is proud to have been awarded ‘Triple Accreditation’ by three global accrediting bodies. We’re one of only 97 business schools in the world – and the only institution within Victoria – to have achieved this accreditation.

Australia
# 1
Shanghai Academic Ranking for Business Administration
(2023)
International
# 7
Shanghai Academic Ranking for Business Administration
(2023)
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The MBA (Digital) is comprised of 12 units designed to provide the necessary knowledge for the digital era and built across three core components: operational knowledge, organisational skills and professional skills.

  • Operational knowledge emphasises emerging trends against a changing, agile workforce across foundational knowledge. Discover the traditional learnings of the MBA in your operational knowledge studies.
  • Organisational skills directs you on how to manage strategic and innovative practices in the shifting realities of the business world. Learn how to move towards sustainable development, and business transformation.
  • Professional skills refines your skills in holding and maintaining business currency. Empower your business network to support you, and align your career direction to your goals in strategic leadership and beyond.

Need further clarification about our online course structure?

You can submit an enquiry directly to our student consultants by using the form listed on our contact us page. You’ll have the opportunity to schedule a call if you’d like to receive further information.

Operational knowledge units cover the foundational theory of contemporary business practice with an emphasis on emerging trends including digitalisation, strategic data use, virtual teamwork, design thinking, and agile project methods. This theme covers the traditional study areas of an MBA.

You must complete the following units.

Marketing

Managerial accounting

Operations and logistics

Financial management

People and culture

Governance, continuity and crisis management

Organisational skills units help you develop a deep understanding of the key strategies and techniques that strategic managers require. These skills are grounded in the shifting realities of the business environment: the emergence of new organisational forms, sustainable development, and business transformation.

You must complete the following units.

Strategic management of contemporary organisations

Leadership for sustainable development

Innovation and change for digital transformation

Professional skills are vital in order to thrive in any career – especially in business environments that are increasingly digital, dynamic and uncertain. Learn methods of maintaining currency through lifelong learning, building professional communities, and honing a career direction and purpose.

You must complete the following units.

Currency and lifelong learning

Direction, purpose and career advancement

Connection, communication and community

Entry level 1: 72 points to complete

Duration: Two years part-time

An Australian bachelor degree or equivalent qualification with at least a credit (60%) average, or equivalent Grade Point Average (GPA) and three years relevant experience* in a professional role.

Entry level 2: 48 points to complete

Duration: 1.4 years part-time

A Monash University Graduate Certificate of Business Administration (Digital) with at least a credit (60%) average.

*Applicants will be required to provide a detailed curriculum vitae, outlining their employment history and professional experience.

Note:

Professional accreditation may restrict the amount of and type of credit that can be granted within certain courses, and may impose additional restrictions with respect to recency of study.

English requirements

Applicants must meet the English language requirements.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements apply for admission to Monash University Australia. Applicants will be required to attend an online interview with a member of the academic team.

If you need help understanding the above entry requirements, reach out to our student consultants on our contact us page and schedule a booking for a chat.

For the Master of Business Administration (Digital), the estimated cost is $5,100 per unit. You may be eligible to receive a FEE-HELP loan to cover part or all of your tuition. Fees are subject to change annually.

Scholarships

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.

Looking for clarification on fees or scholarships?

Enquire with our student consultants and schedule a call to get your questions answered.

Monash MBAs are backed by Triple Accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB); EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS); and the Association of MBAs (AMBA).

Career Outcomes

Skilled business leaders are among the most highly sought after and well paid professional in workplaces across a range of sectors. With an MBA (Digital) from Monash, you open the door to significant opportunities in the management of people, projects and organisations.

What does the future look like for Business Managers?

With a constant need for Business Managers, a profession in this field is well-paid and sought-after.

Salary

$103,000

The most common salary for a Business Manager in Australia.

STAR RATING

4.1 / 5

Business Managers report very high job satisfaction.

Industry Growth

+6.2%

Projected job growth for Business Managers over the next five years.

Master’s qualification delivered online by those who change it.

Our world leading master’s online delivery accredits you with the same qualification available on campus.

Supported by our expert academics and student assistance team, you’ll experience the benefits of an immersive learning experience that extends beyond flexibility and is tailored to your needs.

With a cohort of like-minded peers you’ll amplify your influence and build diverse professional networks that elevate your business success.

Caroline Sanz

Industry Fellow, Monash Business School

Caroline Sanz is a committed change-maker, employing a creative professional approach that consistently seeks to push the boundaries of traditional business practice, and explore the intersections between business, technological innovation and social progress.

As an academic for change, Caroline is passionate about guiding the next generation of socially-aware entrepreneurs who wish to create meaningful and positive change in the world.

Discover how Caroline’s journey could be yours.

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Conor Duffy

Conor’s experience studying Monash’s online MBA (Digital)

Conor Duffy explains how Monash Online has fit perfectly into his life, allowing him to be a dad to his newborn and continue to travel for work.

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Meet your academic team

Associate Professor Jonathan Matheny

Jonathan Matheny is the Director of Program Development for Leadership and Executive Education. He leads the development of new programs and teaches personal development, leadership and organisational change. He has led academic programs and lectures across North America, Europe and Asia.

Dr Andrea Fenton

Dr Andrea Fenton is a Senior Teaching Fellow in Leadership and Executive Education at the Monash Business School. Andrea has a long association with Monash University, having completed her Master of Business here in 2006 and teaching undergraduate and postgraduate subjects for the past six years.

Martijn van der Kamp

Martijn van der Kamp is a Senior Lecturer at Monash Business School, in the department of Leadership and Executive Education. His research mainly focuses on diversity, collaboration, and conflict in (networks of) teams that span organizational boundaries, as well as the education of teamwork in higher education and teamwork in research.

I chose to study the MBA (Digital) because it’s future focused which I think is critical given how rapidly the world changed throughout the pandemic and how unprepared we were for it. Listening to peers who are completing degrees with other institutions has highlighted that this course is much more engaging and provides a lot more insight and understanding.

Cassandra Southwell

MBA (Digital)

Be the future of business

Hear from the academics who shaped the MBA (Digital) and how it empowers you to become the future of business.

Discover the key components of our world-leading course:

  • What you’ll achieve with a master’s qualification
  • How to strategically position yourself toward leadership roles
  • Your tailored units
  • What future focused challenges lie ahead.
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Frequently Asked Questions

The ‘Digital’ in the MBA (Digital)’s course name does not refer to the delivery mode of this course, but rather its uniqueness compared to on-campus MBA offerings. Designed to respond to the digital disruption and digital transformation within today’s organisations, the MBA (Digital) equips you with the digital intelligence skills to thrive in today’s business landscape.
The MBA (Digital) is taught entirely online, with units, coursework and assessments designed specifically for online students by leading Monash academics. This course allows you to obtain a world-class degree with the flexibility your lifestyle demands. The MBA (Digital) holds the same triple crown accreditation from AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA as the on-campus Global Executive MBA (GEMBA), and is nationally and globally recognised. This course is specifically designed for online students, where you’ll gain the skills to lead organisations through challenges faced in the current and future digital era.
The MBA (Digital) is designed for students with previous managerial experience who are looking to progress their careers into higher management roles. Course content focuses on strategic leadership, decision-making across key business areas and professional development. The Master of Business Management provides students with advanced foundational knowledge required to navigate senior management roles within a specific specialisation or department. Course content builds on project work and skills to manage organisations, with students undertaking study in their chosen area of specialisation.
Live sessions are run weekly for most MBA (Digital) units, and twice-weekly for units MBO5007, MBO5008 and MBO5009. Attendance at these sessions is encouraged, where you’ll participate in group discussions and activities and have the opportunity to have your questions answered during the Q&A session. Live sessions that include course content will be recorded for viewing at your convenience.

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