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Master of Business Management

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Develop the skills that define effective managers in business with a qualification that marks you as a leader of the future.

Lead teams and businesses to success 

All industries require strong leadership to manage and inspire their teams and steer projects to successful outcomes. The Master of Business Management will prepare you to become an effective leader in an increasingly agile business environment, and will equip you with the skills needed to step into a management position in your field.  

Perfect for those wanting to remain practising their speciality while leading from the front, this course is a unique opportunity to learn and apply key organisational leadership skills within the context of your own sector. It is your chance 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.

What you will learn
  • Strategic leadership
    Acquire an adaptable leadership skill set, ready to meet the challenges of the changing business landscape.
  • Financial management
    As markets change, position yourself with the financial management skills to allocate resources strategically, with a mind towards the big picture.
  • Specialist study
    Enhance your studies in one of 10 specialist studies dedicated to disciplines across the business landscape.
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Our worldwide business rankings

Dedicated to academic excellence, Monash University has achieved international recognition and renown in its Business courses.
# 3
THE World University Rankings by Subject
# 45
QS World Universities Rankings by Subject

The Master of Business Management now offers 10 unique specialist studies to uplift your degree with future-focused business outcomes:

  • digital communications
  • digital law
  • advanced project management
  • applied analytics
  • foundations in analytics
  • foundations in project management
  • health administration
  • public health
  • human resource management.

This course is structured in three parts: Part A. Business management foundation, Part B. Specialist studies, and 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.

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.

These units will introduce you to business management practice at an advanced graduate level. They are designed to extend your ability to manage an organisation while building on existing professional work experience.

Leadership for organisational advancement

Strategic management for agile organisations

Innovation and new value creation

Financial management and resource utilisation

The focus of these units is to develop your expertise in a discipline and provide the knowledge and skills needed to work across the borders of context or discipline.

You must complete four units from one of, or a combination of, the following specialist studies.

Build a thorough understanding of how the world of communications is adapting to digital technology, and the emerging opportunities for organisations that embrace this change.

Principles of global communications

Strategic communications in a digital era

Data analytics in communications

Marketing principles in a digital world

Ready yourself for a dynamic career, working across the legal fields currently navigating the crossroads between technology and the legal system.

Foundations of law in the digital world

Ethics, policy and governance

Dimensions of digital technology

Fundamentals of privacy law

Learn advanced marketing knowledge and skills, and use them to make socially responsible decisions to support business objectives and create unique customer experiences.  

Marketing principles in a digital world

Social media marketing

Integrated marketing communications

Digital marketing

Explore the theory that underpins the successful management of projects, programs, portfolios and business strategy, and apply it as you lead project and program endeavours, grounded in project management methodologies.

The organisational context of project development

The dynamic context of project delivery

The planning approach to project management

The learning approach to project management

Specialising in Advanced Project Management will give you the expertise and confidence to successfully deliver complex projects with advanced practices and principles.

The rise of project-based organisations

The project as a social system

Project management for organisational innovation

Managing project knowledge

Foundation in Analytics provides the foundational knowledge needed to apply problem-solving and creative thinking to the needs of business, science and society.

Introduction to data analysis

Introduction to Python

Mathematical foundations for data science and AI

Statistical data modelling

By specialising in Applied Analytics, you will gain the expertise to unearth the compelling stories that lie behind raw data.

Collaborative and reproducible practices

Data visualisation and analytics

Introduction to accounting analytics

Predictive analytics in business

A specialisation in Health Administration will give you unique insights from a business perspective into health systems, policies and organisations.

Health systems and policy

Biostatistics: Concepts and applications

Developing health systems

Healthcare and financial management

Healthcare improvement and learning systems

Healthcare and economic management

With a specialisation in Public Health, you will deepen your understanding of the challenges facing the sector and emerging healthcare innovations.

Health systems and policy

Biostatistics: Concepts and applications

Occupational health and safety

Foundations of health promotion

Foundations in public health

By specialising in human resource management, you’ll focus on the latest modern HR strategies and challenges.

These units will provide a deep-dive into contemporary solutions and trends to observe future workplace challenges with a focus on diversity, inclusion and wellbeing. 

People and change

Sustainability and performance in human resource management

Ethics and legal issues in human resource management

Diversity and inclusion

Undertake professional and project work that can contribute to a portfolio of professional development.

Business transformation

Industry project 1

Industry project 2

Professional development

An Australian bachelor’s 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.


An Australian bachelor’s 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 apply for admission to Monash University Australia.

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 Management, the estimated cost is $4,125.00 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.


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?

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Business Management online at Monash

Undertake a master’s degree online with the elite Monash Business School, which is ranked among the top 1 per cent of business schools in the world and is a holder of triple crown accreditation.  

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 course allows you to deep dive into a specialist studies of your choice, giving you a rounded and flexible graduate qualification.

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.

Professor Richard Hall

Richard Hall is the Deputy Dean of Leadership and Executive Education. His research is in management and organisational studies, including leadership, technology and organisational change and the future of work. He is the Co-editor of Leadership Development and Practice, and his research has been published internationally.

Dr Janine Williamson

Janine Williamson has over 10 years’ experience as a management lecturer within the higher education sector. Her research focuses on social sustainability, social marketing, Aboriginal enterprise and graduate employability. She has a marketing PhD and an honours degree in Business Management.

There is constant collaboration and support between the online tutors and the students. My online studies have been challenging but enjoyable.

Kishore Mitra

Graduate in Business Administration

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Industry insights

Skilled business leaders are among the most highly sought-after and well-paid professionals in workplaces across a range of sectors. Business managers are employed in a large range of industries, including:  

  • manufacturing 
  • health care 
  • social assistance 
  • professional, scientific and technical services. 
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4.1 stars out of 5
Business managers rate their job satisfaction as very high.

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6.2% job growth is expected for business manager roles over the next five years.

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$103,000 is the most common salary for a business manager in Australia.

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