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Master of Management Online

  • Qualification:

    Master's Degree

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    FEE-HELP may be available
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:


  • Start date:

    Multiple start dates – enquire now!

  • Awarded by:

    La Trobe University

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What you'll learn

About this course

If you want to become a great manager in any industry, La Trobe University's Master of Management Online is the course to get you there. Tailor your studies to your career goals by choosing a broad management focus or specialising in entrepreneurship and innovation, project management or human resources.

This qualification will equip you with the skills to develop ideas and manage various organisational projects in a range of sectors, including corporate, government, not-for-profit and small, medium and large enterprises. You'll cover core areas such as human resources, working in a global economy, organisational behaviour and best-practice management.

Designed for maximum flexibility, this fully-online course allows you to pause your studies at any time and pick them back up again when you're ready.


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

  • Hold an Australian bachelor's degree or international equivalent qualification (prior learning achieved through relevant work experience or professional accreditation, if deemed equivalent to that obtained through a bachelor's degree, may also be considered)

You will also be required to submit the following documentation as part of your application:

  • An up-to-date copy of your resume
  • A personal statement outlining your educational background, experience and reasons for applying

Areas of study

In this business course, the subjects you will study include:

Core subjects:

  • Sustainable management and marketing
  • Principles of economics
  • Introduction to accounting and finance
  • Statistics for business and finance

Management core subjects:

  • Management practice and theory
  • Organisational behaviour
  • Human resource management in a global economy
  • Strategic management
  • Leadership, innovation and change

Discipline core subjects for Project Management:

  • Project management
  • Procurement and supply chain management
  • International project management
  • Project leadership

Discipline core subjects for Entrepreneurship and Innovation:

  • Managing innovation in organisations
  • Entrepreneurial business planning
  • Corporate venturing

Discipline core subjects for Human Resources Management:

  • Developing people and high performance organisations
  • Advanced remuneration and performance management
  • Employment relations
  • Organisational change and development
Drawing on almost 50 years of experience, La Trobe University is at the forefront of higher education in Australia and throughout the world. Ranked number 58 in the world in the 2016 Times Higher Education 150 Under 50, and among the top 10 universities in Australia, La Trobe has a proud history of world-class teaching and academic research.

Offering a diverse range of undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs across fields including arts and communications, health sciences, business and commerce, and law, students have the option of studying at one of La Trobe’s seven campuses throughout Victoria, or in some cases, entirely online. Many of the university’s study programs also offer industry placements, and are accredited by professional associations nationally and globally.
As a student of La Trobe University Online, you’ll be able to log in to the Learning Management System (LMS) to access your course materials 24/7, so you can study when and where it suits you. You’ll also receive email and phone access to a designated student services specialist for the duration of your course.

If you’d like to update your research skills, or you just need some subject advice, a Peer Learning Adviser (PLA) can offer support at every turn. All students of La Trobe – online or on campus – also receive ongoing access to a range of academic, career and personal support services, including assignment writing and referencing skills courses, career development workshops, and counselling.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Master of Management from La Trobe University.

When you graduate from this course, you will be able to perform the following key management skills:

  • Convey focused, sustained arguments supported by literature in professional and academic contexts
  • Present complex ideas persuasively, professionally and authoritatively
  • Formulate your own opinions, and integrate those of others into clear arguments
  • Critically reflect on complex disciplinary problems
  • Use a consistent theoretical framework to interpret academic research and develop verifiable, scholarly insights
  • Adopt complex problem-solving techniques to critically review business problems from a range of stakeholder perspectives
  • Exercise effective teamwork skills in order to devise solutions to challenging business problems
  • Gather, critically review and use information in order to successfully meet outcomes and generate new information
  • Use various frameworks to critically formulate considered positions from which to tackle societal, economic, political, cultural or global concerns

Curious about where a career in management could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Financial Dealer
  • Financial Broker
  • Management Consultant
  • Marketing Officer
  • IT Manager

Payment options & support

Finance options

Eligible students can apply for a FEE-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all, or part of your fees.

Alternatively, you can pay annually for the units you select to study in that year.

La Trobe University also offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants.

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.

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