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Master of Management

Master of Management


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  • Course Overview
  • Course Structure

The Master of Management creates business leaders who are ready to take on challenging roles within contemporary organisations across a range of industry sectors.

Managers increasingly require a broad set of advanced theoretical knowledge and applied techniques in order to be able to lead organisations through periods of complexity, uncertainty and change.

The ICMS Master of Management is a postgraduate degree designed to sharpen your industry knowledge and prepare you for a leadership role. It is a modern business degree that will develop your strategic thinking and conceptual, analytic and practical skills. The course aims to provide highly developed business knowledge and skills that are the basis of responsible leadership, ethical decision-making and the effective management of organisations operating in the private, not-for-profit and public sectors.

The Master of Management will not only prepare you for leadership; it will teach you how to work effectively, apply contemporary management practices and demonstrate key management skills and attributes.

  • Flexibility Online. Flexible online classes: join a virtual class or view recordings at a time to suit yourself
  • Industry guest lectures. Experts in the field delivering industry relevant content.
  • Real-world projects. Authentic learning experience and real-world projects to provide evidence of your skills.
  • Career-focused. Includes a work placement (Work Integrated learning)
  • A community of experts. Expert faculty connect with industry

The Master of Management is structured to provide you with the perfect balance of theoretical coursework and practical experience.

The Master of Management consists of the following:

  • 12 x Subjects of in-depth coursework studies
  • 2 x Subjects of Work Integrated Learning, where you will work with an organisation in your industry for 600 hours and apply your knowledge to real business issues. (Students who have already  worked, or who are currently working, within their industry of study may be eligible to receive Recognition of Prior Learning for these subjects. Refer to the Policy Library for more information.)
  • Delivery through a combination of small lectures, tutorials, workshops and industry research to cater for a range of learning styles.
  • Australian and New Zealand students may wish to accelerate their course and complete in 1.3 years.
  • The full-time 2-year course duration means international students are eligible for a two-year post-study work visa.*

*Please refer to Department of Home Affairs website for visa regulations –

Upon completion of this course, graduates will be able to:

  • possess an advanced understanding of key management concepts and skills underpinning business operations.
  • critique a range of contemporary social, economic, political, and cultural factors facing organisations in the new economy.
  • communicate effectively with a diverse range of stakeholders.
  • synthesise and articulate information in order to generate evidence-based and sustainable solutions for business problems.
  • possess an integrated understanding of ethics, social responsibility and cultural awareness in business and management.
  • generate soundly researched, evidence-based and create solutions for business problems.
  • apply theoretical knowledge and advanced professional skills generated through research, reflective practice and observations in a work context.
  • reflect on and evaluate personal management and leadership styles.

Quick facts

* In accordance with the Australian Government ESOS National Code international students on a student visa can only undertake 33% of their total enrolment load online and must be enrolled in at least one (1) on-campus subject in each compulsory study period. Learn more

Career Options

Graduates of the Master of Management will benefit from a variety of enhanced career opportunities. Graduates will find employment in a range of organisational settings in the public, private and third sectors. Roles may include:

  • General Management
  • Business strategy and policy
  • Corporate governance
  • Quality assurance
  • Finance
  • Planning
  • Business analyst
  • Operations and logistics
  • Human resource management
  • Sales
  • Marketing and consulting
  • Recommended
  • Accelerated
  • Part-time

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  • Year Two
  • Year Three
  • Year Four

The course information on this website is indicative of a typical study pattern only and is subject to change. Enrolled students will be made aware of changes to their course structure or subjects. Not all subjects are offered every trimester. The Academic Consulting Office can assist you with subject selection and structuring your course. A typical full-time study load is between 6 and 8 subjects per year (an equivalent to 24 credit points).

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