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Master of Business Administration (Digital Management)

  • Qualification:

    Master's Degree

  • Study mode:

    Online
    On Campus

  • Payment options:

    FEE-HELP may be available
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    2 years full time or part-time equivalent (maximum 5 years)

  • Start date:

    3 intake dates each year – enquire now!

  • Awarded by:

    Kaplan Business School

  • Location:

    NSW|VIC|QLD|SA

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What you'll learn

About this course

It does everything from electing presidents to protecting against cyber-crime, and now big data could be the thing that changes your career path. This innovative Master of Business Administration (Digital Management) at Kaplan Business School is the next move for any savvy thinker seeking a leading role in the disruptive digital economy.

There's growing demand from businesses for analytical minds capable of processing huge volumes of data quickly, and this course trains and equips you with the knowledge required to leverage that thinking for smart business.

You'll study a broad range of business management skills, including disruptive strategising, governance, ethics and sustainability, data analysis and digital operations, and problem-solving and strategic thinking, and understand the complicated social, cultural and environmental context in which business decisions are made - positioning you to enable any business to succeed in the digital environment.

With practical assessments, you'll have the opportunity to put your knowledge into practice, applying your new skills in real-world scenarios. Small class sizes and an online learning option make this course ideal for professionals seeking flexibility, offering a perfect opportunity for an ambitious leader seeking to diversify and modernise their existing business skillset.

Eligibility

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

  • Qualify for mature age entry (ages 21 and above); OR
  • Have achieved a minimum ATAR score of 55, or equivalent; OR
  • Have completed the VCE, OP or SACE; OR
  • Provide an academic letter of recommendation

Kaplan Business School also offers a range of alternative entry pathways if you don't meet these criteria. Enquire now to chat with a course advisor!

Areas of study

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

Core subjects:

  • Culture and contemporary leadership
  • Governance, ethics and sustainability
  • Financial and economic interpretation and communication
  • Consumer behaviour and marketing psychology
  • Dynamic strategy and disruptive innovation
  • Emotional intelligence, cultural intelligence and diversity
  • Operations management and decision-making models
  • Data analysis, problem solving and digital operations
  • Business psychology, coaching and mentoring
  • Thinking styles, negotiation and conflict management

Elective subjects for Digital Management specialisation:

  • Digital marketing and communication
  • Knowledge management
  • Digital analytics, big data and technologies
  • Capstone

You may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) if your previous education or work experience meet certain criteria.

Kaplan Business School provides holistic business education that equips students with the knowledge, skills and tools required to manage, lead, and succeed in a real work environment.

Kaplan Business School’s qualifications are delivered through a unique blend of practical and theoretical components, and with no exams to study for, students complete assessments that reflect global industry practices.

Kaplan offers an industry placement program that gives students and graduates the opportunity to gain valuable workplace experience.
Kaplan Business School supports its students at every stage of the educational journey, and offers personalised, student-driven programs. This includes the unique Career Mentorship Program, which pairs Kaplan students with industry leaders. This gives students the opportunity to build their professional networks and gain valuable industry insights.

Kaplan Business School help their students achieve career success with Careers Central, their on-campus careers services team. Careers Central services include an industry placement service, which enables students to put theory into practice. Search for the perfect job using Career Hub, Kaplan’s online job board. Kaplan students get support in achieving their career goals with 1-on-1 careers coaching.

Campus locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

  • New South Wales: Sydney
  • Victoria: Melbourne
  • Queensland: Brisbane
  • South Australia: Adelaide

You can also choose to study this course entirely online.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised Master of Business Administration (Digital Management) from Kaplan Business School.

Master of Business Administration graduates are industry leaders, and well placed to take on a wide range of executive, management and leadership positions in government or non-government organisations or the private sector.

With the Master of Business Administration (Digital Management) qualification, you'll be qualified to seek employment in a number of roles in both digital and other areas.

This course may also act as a pathway to other qualifications. If students enrol in the Master of Business Administration but don't complete the required number of subjects, they may be eligible for a lower qualification.

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

  • Marketing Manager
  • General Manager
  • Managing Director
  • Analyst
  • Business Development Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Consultant
  • Company Partner
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Chief Administrative Officer

Payment options & support

Finance options

Kaplan Business School's fees include all of your textbooks for the trimester, so you don't have to worry about spending additional money on expensive study materials.

Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's FEE-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.

Payment plans are available for continuing students from their 2nd trimester onwards.

As part of their commitment to helping individuals reach their educational and career goals, Kaplan Business School also offers a number of scholarships to students in Australia and across the globe, including High Achievers Scholarships, Alumni Scholarships and Regional Scholarships. 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.

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