Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Qualification: Master's Degree
Study mode: Online
Payment options: FEE-HELP may be available
Payment plan
Upfront payment
Duration: Up to 3 years part-time
Start date: Anytime – start today!
Awarded by: Australian Institute of Management Education and Training (AIMET) (RTO 0049)

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About this course

Offering a comprehensive overview of the knowledge, skills and applications necessary to thrive in leadership and management positions in the contemporary business environment, this online Master of Business Administration (MBA) equips you with the skills for success.

Comprised of nine core units that cover the material from the Graduate Diploma in Management and Graduate Certificate in Management, you can choose three electives from a broad range of topics or a single 3-unit project option to tailor your qualification to the areas of business that you are interested in.

Elective options offered in the course may include entrepreneurship, international business, innovation and sustainability, contract law, human resources or managing a project-based organisation.

Offered for flexible online study through AIM Business School, the course is self-paced, allowing you to complete each stage to your own schedule. The course can be completed in as little as one year, or up to three years part-time.


To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Completion of a bachelor's degree and a minimum of two years of relevant management experience; OR
  • Successful completion of the AIM Graduate Diploma in Management

Areas of study

In this management course, the subjects you may study include:

9 core units:

  • Leading, managing and developing people
  • Managing financial resources
  • Marketing for managers
  • Managing operational improvement
  • Managing, developing and implementing strategy
  • Economics for managers
  • Business decision making and analysis
  • Business research methods
  • Corporate strategy and responsibility

Plus 3 elective units OR 1 elective 3-unit project option:

  • Human resource management
  • Managing a project based organisation
  • Contract law for managers
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Managing consultancy practice
  • International Business
  • Business project (10,000 words)
  • Strategic organisational change
  • Leading for innovation and sustainability
  • Workplace project (9,000 words)
  • Strategic business project (20,000-30,000 words) 3 units

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Australian Institute of Management Education and Training (AIMET).

An MBA gives you an excellent opportunity to build on your management experience and develop specific skills that will allow you to pursue specialised and high-level management and leadership roles within any organisation.

Finance options

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP, meaning you can defer payment of your course fees.

Alternatively, you can make affordable repayments through AIM Business School's finance partner, zipMoney, or pay your course fees upfront via credit card.

AIM Business School is also a proud supporter of the Australian Scholarships Foundation initiative, and offers a range of scholarships for employees of not-for-profit organisations. Enquire now for more information.

You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.
AIM Business School offers an exclusive, tailor-made postgraduate business pathway program that builds towards an MBA. Each qualification is delivered with a unique blend of practical and theoretical elements, and with no exams to study for, students can focus on completing assessments that better reflect current industry practices. With the choice to study online or on campus, AIM Business School puts flexibility first, so you can maintain your work-life balance while building your future career.
AIM Business School prides itself on delivering holistic, comprehensive qualifications, while ensuring that students feel supported every step of the way. The online virtual campus, AIM Connect, is integrated with various social media platforms, and allows you to share ideas and collaborate with your peers. Tap in to AIM Connect Tutoring to access your customised study plan, setup weekly coaching with your tutor, and review and submit assessments. Students are also eligible to receive an AIM Professional Membership (up to three years). This provides exclusive access to additional learning and business resources, networking, mentoring and professional event opportunities.

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