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Master of Management

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Master of Management

Graduate Diploma of Management (Professional Practice)
Graduate Certificate in Management (Professional Practice)

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Gain advanced knowledge and skills to make complex business decisions and lead in a competitive environment. CSU’s Master of Management equips you with a strong portfolio of operational and strategic capabilities in management for practical application to your organisation.

The course is the third component of an articulated program that provides a pathway for TAFE graduates and other qualified applicants with supervisory or managerial experience and professional attainments to undertake Masters-level studies.

The Master of Management is related to:

  • Why study this course?

    To be eligible to study the Master of Management, you must complete the Graduate Certificate in Management (Professional Practice) and Graduate Diploma of Management (Professional Practice), taught face-to-face through the Australian Graduate Management Consortium at NSW and ACT TAFEs. You will then be guaranteed entry into CSU’s Master of Management.

    Flexible delivery

    Online course delivery provides real flexibility in how and when you study. CSU offers three study sessions a year – you may choose to study one, two or three subjects per session or even take a leave of absence while remaining enrolled in the course.

    Professionals teaching you

    Academic staff in the School of Management and Marketing have extensive business and practical workplace experience that informs their teaching and research.

    Credit for prior learning

    With the subjects you have already completed in the Graduate Diploma of Management (Professional Practice), you will be eligible for an eight-subject credit and will need to complete just four additional subjects to graduate with your master's.

    Attractive skill set

    As well as developing your operational and strategic management capabilities, CSU’s degree fosters critical thinking, problem solving, ethical decision making and effective communication skills. 

  • Career opportunities

    CSU’s Master of Management articulated program provides many exciting career opportunities.

    Advance into management

    This degree provides the operational knowledge and skills that managers need to succeed, in areas such as finance, human resources management, marketing, and operations and project management.

    Enhance your career 

    For those already in senior management, the degree delivers professional development in change management, forecasting and risk management, international business management, leadership and strategic management.

    Distinguish yourself

    Your skills in innovation and entrepreneurship will help you stand out from the crowd. 

  • Credit and pathways

    AGMC infographic

    The Master of Management (Innovation and Entrepreneurship), Graduate Diploma of Management (Professional Practice) and Graduate Certificate in Management (Professional Practice) form part of an articulated set of courses. Students will receive credit for all subjects completed in the Graduate Diploma of Management (Professional Practice) and Graduate Certificate in Management (Professional Practice).

  • Subjects

    The below information is for new students. Current students should select their subjects by checking the Handbook for the year of their enrolment

    Course structure

    Graduate Certificate in Management (Professional Practice)

    Graduate Diploma of Management (Professional Practice)

    Master of Management

    Graduate Certificate in Management (Professional Practice)

    Four core subjects

    MGT561 Organisational Management

    MKT531 Marketing Practice

    HRM515 Human Resource Management

    FIN501 Financial Management Practice

    Graduate Diploma of Management (Professional Practice)

    Eight core subjects

    MGT561 Organisational Management

    MKT531 Marketing Practice

    HRM515 Human Resource Management

    FIN501 Financial Management Practice

    MGT556 Business Leadership

    MGT557 Ethics for Managers

    MGT562 Managing Business Operations

    MGT558 Project Management Practice

    Master of Management

    As for the Graduate Diploma (Professional Practice) (8 subjects taken from the Graduate Diploma of Management (Professional Practice)) and then four additional subjects:

    MGT540 The Management of Change

    MGT510 Strategic Management

    AND two of the following:

    MGT530 International Business

    MGT584 Leadership In Teams

    MGT503 The Social and Economic Environment

    MGT580 Forecasting and Risk Assessment

    Enrolment pattern

    There is no fixed enrolment pattern but students should progressively complete subjects in the Graduate Certificate, then the Graduate Diploma and finally the Masters. Students may choose the order in which they undertake subjects at each stage, depending upon subject availability and the meeting of pre-requisites.

  • Residential schools

    The following subjects may have a residential school component:

    LAW519 Negotiation Skills

  • Admission information

    Applicants to the Master of Management should have successfully completed the Graduate Diploma of Management (Professional Practice).

    See standard CSU admission criteria

  • Cost of study

    Information about the course fees for the AGMC components of the program is available on the AGMC website.

    For information on the Master of Management tuition fees and other costs associated with studying this course, see below.

    Fees - please visit the fees and costs page or contact us for current fee information.

    Tax deduction - in some instances a tax deduction may be claimed for self education expenses. Please seek independent qualified taxation advice.


    Alumni discount

    Already studied with CSU? Our 10% Alumni discount applies to this course!
    Find out more

  • Course details

    Campus locations listed for Online students are purely for administrative purposes and have no relevance to the student experience.

    Enrol TypeModeCampusFee typeSession1Session2Session3Admission Code
    DirectDistance EducationBathurstFPPGYYYOBMJ

    CGS: Commonwealth Government supported places
    FPPG: Fee-paying postgraduate places
    FPOS: Fee-paying overseas student places
    Admission Code: For your reference if required during your application process
    NO TAC: An admission code is not required for applications to CSU Study Centres
    TEMP: An admission code has not yet been assigned for this course

    Graduation requirements

     To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 96 Points.

  • How to apply
    Apply direct to CSU

    An online application to CSU takes about 15 minutes to complete. Find out more

    Apply online

    This course is not available to international students.

    Thinking of deferring?

    Find out more about deferral

  • About the School

    School of Management and Marketing

    The School of Management and Marketing is a multi-campus school with staff and students on each of the University’s main campuses: Albury-Wodonga; Bathurst; and Wagga Wagga. The School also has many online students from across Australia as well as internationally located.

    Academic staff within the School teach and research in the discipline areas of Management and Marketing and many have extensive business and practical workplace experience that informs their teaching and research.

    We seek to nurture a culture of excellence in teaching, research and professional practice. With a strong focus on quality work-integrated learning and teaching, the School seeks to produce graduates who are highly knowledgeable, insightful, reflective, ethical and workplace capable. The School offers generalist business courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including the Bachelor of Business Studies and the Master of Business Administration (with specialisations). We also offer specialist courses that build core knowledge and skills in particular discipline areas such as Management, Leadership, Organisational Change, Strategy, Human Resource Management and Marketing. Staff in the School are also actively engaged in research and higher degree supervision. Research from our marketing staff has been ranked as internationally significant by Excellence in Research Australia.

  • Academic expectations

    For each 8 point subject at CSU, students should normally expect to spend between 140-160 hours engaged in the specified learning and assessment activities (such as attending lectures or residential schools, assigned readings, tutorial assistance, individual or group research/study, forum activity, workplace learning, assignments or examinations). The student workload for some subjects may vary from these norms as a result of approved course design.

    Students will be assessed on the basis of completed assignments, examinations, workplace learning, or other methods as outlined in specific subject outlines.

    Where applicable, students are responsible for travel and accommodation costs involved in workplace learning experiences, or attending residential schools (distance education students).

    Expectations relating to academic, workplace learning, time and cost requirements for specific subjects are provided in the subject abstracts and in course materials.

    Throughout their studies, CSU students have a responsibility to continue to develop skills in English Language, literacy and numeracy as appropriate to their discipline. This ongoing development will enable students to effectively participate in their course and graduate as competent professionals.

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