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Choose Master of Management at La Trobe

Businesses must constantly adapt to meet the challenges of the modern economy. Our Master of Management creates leaders who can manage expansion and change within an organisation.

Whether you are a current manager or seeking to accelerate your career, this course will give you the practical skills to excel in leadership roles. You'll graduate career ready, with a degree that is highly regarded by businesses.

Take the broad generalist path, or specialise by choosing one of five streams:

  • corporate governance and risk
  • entrepreneurship and innovation
  • human resource management
  • project management
  • sports management.

You'll study a balance of practical and theoretical concepts in a multidisciplinary environment, and be exposed to a broad exchange of ideas from a cohort with diverse business experiences.

Throughout the course you'll gain practical insights from our staff and learn from experts in their field. You'll network with business leaders through regular guest lectures and have the opportunity to learn from experienced industry professionals who teach to real-world experiences.

Students will benefit from our relationships with local and international organisations including:

  • AFL Coaches and Players Associations
  • Australia Post
  • PWC

These industry connections, along with your peers, our outstanding faculty staff, and series of guest lecturers, will offer you important networking opportunities.

Our Master of Management gives you the flexibility to fit your studies around your career, with evening classes available for all core subjects.

Depending on major or subject choice, graduates of the Master of Management may apply for membership with professional organisation such as the Project Management Institute, the Governance Institute of Australia or the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.*

Career opportunities

At La Trobe you'll gain the knowledge and expertise required to attract attention from prospective employers. Or like many graduates you can go on to start your own business.

Our graduates are now employed by a variety of companies including:

  • Ford
  • Telstra
  • Unilever.

Depending on the specialisation you choose, you'll find opportunities in areas including:

  • change management
  • corporate governance
  • risk management
  • strategic management.
  • Project Management
  • HR Management

Opportunities are available for graduates across a variety of areas including:

  • the corporate sector
  • government departments
  • not-for-profit organisations
  • private enterprises of all sizes.

*Membership may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.

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Prem Gaire

Prem Gaire

Current student, Master of Management (Entrepreneurship and Innovation)

“My course is about creating business opportunities.”

story

Prem Gaire believes that people can best serve society through innovative business. It was this belief – along with the practical industry relevance of the course – that attracted him to the Master of Management (Entrepreneurship and Innovation).

An international student from Nepal, Prem is flourishing at La Trobe, achieving A grades in all four subjects in his first semester. He is loving the challenges that each new assignment presents.

‘My course is about creating business opportunities either within an established business or by creating a new business altogether. My current qualification and experience will help me shape my future.’

Take the broad generalist path, or specialise by choosing one of five streams: project management, entrepreneurship and innovation, corporate governance and risk, sports management or human resource management.

Course details for local students

Master of Management

Course offer year:
2018
Semester starts:
March, July, November
Fees amount:
$28,000 per 120 credit points.
Campus:
City; Melbourne
Duration:
2 years full-time or part-time equivalent.
Prerequisites:
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience. In making an offer to an applicant, the university may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record and employment experience. NB: Meeting minimum prerequisites does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.
Professional recognition:
Depending on major or subject choice, graduates of the Master of Management may apply for membership with professional organsiatiosn such as the Project Management Institute,the Governance Institute of Australia or the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators . Membership may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.
Additional information:
Applicants with demonstrated prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, will be eligible to apply for advanced standing for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making an offer of advanced standing to an applicant, the university may give consideration to a range of factors including academic record and employment experience.
See Student Handbook for more details:

The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses. For detailed information please select the relevant campus:

Master of Management (Corporate Governance and Risk)

Course offer year:
2018
Semester starts:
March, July, November
Fees amount:
$28,000 per 120 credit points.
Campus:
City; Melbourne
Duration:
2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Prerequisites:
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience. NB: Meeting minimum prerequisites does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.
Professional recognition:
Graduates of the Master of Management (Corporate Governance and Risk) may apply for membership with the Governance Institute of Australia and The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA). Membership may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.
Additional information:
Applicants with demonstrated prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, will be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing (credit) for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making an offer of Advanced Standing to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including academic record and employment experience.
See Student Handbook for more details:

The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses. For detailed information please select the relevant campus:

Master of Management (Entrepreneurship and Innovation)

Course offer year:
2018
Semester starts:
March, July, November
Fees amount:
$28,000 per 120 credit points.
Campus:
City; Melbourne
Duration:
2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Prerequisites:
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience. In making an offer to an applicant, the university may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record and employment experience. NB: Meeting minimum prerequisites does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.
Professional recognition:
Graduates of the Master of Management (Entrepreneurship and Innovation) may apply for membership with the International Society for Professional Innovation Management. Membership may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.
Additional information:
Applicants with demonstrated prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, will be eligible to apply for advanced standing for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making an offer of advanced standing to an applicant, the university may give consideration to a range of factors including academic record and employment experience.
See Student Handbook for more details:

The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses. For detailed information please select the relevant campus:

Master of Management (Entrepreneurship and Innovation) (Online)

Course offer year:
2018
Semester starts:
See additional information
Fees amount:
$28,000 per 120 credit points.
Campus:
Online
Duration:
You can complete this course in 18 months, or in as little as 12 months.
Prerequisites:
Successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent).
Professional recognition:
Graduates of the Master of Management (Entrepreneurship and Innovation) (Online) may apply for membership with the International Society for Professional Innovation Management. Membership may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.
Additional information:
This program is delivered online, with more than five intakes per year.
See Student Handbook for more details:

The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses. For detailed information please select the relevant campus:

Master of Management (Human Resource Management)

Course offer year:
2018
Semester starts:
March, July, November
Fees amount:
$28,000 per 120 credit points.
Campus:
City; Melbourne
Duration:
2 years full-time or part-time equivalent.
Prerequisites:
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience. In making an offer to an applicant, the university may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record and employment experience. NB: Meeting minimum prerequisites does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.
Professional recognition:
The Master of Management (Human Resource Management) is accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute until 2018. Professional registration may require an application to the professional body and may have additional or ongoing requirements beyond the completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.
Additional information:
Applicants with demonstrated prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, will be eligible to apply for advanced standing for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making an offer of advanced standing to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including academic record, and employment experience.
See Student Handbook for more details:

The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses. For detailed information please select the relevant campus:

Master of Management (Human Resource Management) (Online)

Course offer year:
2018
Semester starts:
See additional information
Fees amount:
$28,000 per 120 credit points
Campus:
Online
Duration:
You can complete the course in 18 months or as little as 12 months
Professional recognition:
The Master of Management (Human Resource Management) (Online) is accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute from January 2018. Professional registration may require an application to the professional body and may have additional or ongoing requirements beyond the completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.
Additional information:
This program is delivered online, with more than five intakes per year. Study Period 1 02/01/2017 Study Period 2 27/02/2017 Study Period 3 24/04/2017 Study Period 4 03/07/2017 Study Period 5 28/08/2017 Study Period 6 23/10/2017
See Student Handbook for more details:

The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses. For detailed information please select the relevant campus:

Master of Management (Online)

Course offer year:
2018
Semester starts:
See additional information
Fees amount:
$28,000 per 120 credit points.
Campus:
Online
Duration:
You can complete this course in 18 months, or in as little as 12 months.
Prerequisites:
Successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent).
Additional information:
This program is delivered online, with more than five intakes per year.
See Student Handbook for more details:

The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses. For detailed information please select the relevant campus:

Master of Management (Project Management)

Course offer year:
2018
Semester starts:
March, July, November
Fees amount:
$28,000 per 120 credit points.
Campus:
City; Sydney
Duration:
2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Prerequisites:
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience. NB: Meeting minimum prerequisites does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.
Professional recognition:
Graduates of the Master of Management (Project Management) may apply for membership with the Project Management Institute (PMI). Membership may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.
Additional information:
Applicants with demonstrated prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, will be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing (credit) for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making an offer of Advanced Standing to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including academic record and employment experience.
See Student Handbook for more details:

The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses. For detailed information please select the relevant campus:

Master of Management (Project Management) (Online)

Course offer year:
2018
Semester starts:
See additional information
Fees amount:
$28,000 per 120 credit points.
Campus:
Online
Duration:
You can complete this course in 18 months, or in as little as 12 months.
Prerequisites:
Successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent).
Professional recognition:
Graduates of the Master of Management (Project Management) (Online) may apply for membership with the Project Management Institute (PMI). Membership may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.
Additional information:
This program is delivered online, with more than five intakes per year.
See Student Handbook for more details:

The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses. For detailed information please select the relevant campus:

Master of Management (Sport Management)

Course offer year:
2018
Semester starts:
March, July, November
Fees amount:
$28,000 per 120 credit points.
Campus:
City
Duration:
2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Prerequisites:
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with a demonstrated minimum of at least five years relevant business experience. In making an offer to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record and employment experience. NB: Meeting minimum prerequisites does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.
Additional information:
Applicants with demonstrated prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, will be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making an offer of Advanced Standing to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record and employment experience.
See Student Handbook for more details:

The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses. For detailed information please select the relevant campus:

Sample course structure

Year 1

Semester 1

  • Academic Integrity Module (online)
  • Sustainable Management and Marketing
  • Introduction to Accounting and Finance
  • Principles of Economics
  • Statistics for Business and Finance

Semester 2

  • Management Practice and Theory
  • Strategic Management
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Human Resource Management in a Global Economy

Year 2

Semester 1

  • Advanced Remuneration and Performance Management
  • Developing People and High Performance Organisations
  • Enterprise Business Intelligence
  • Governance in a Globalising World

Semester 2

  • Management Practice and Theory
  • Project Management
  • Managing Innovation in Organisations
  • Capstone subject

This sample course structure is only indicative. For an up to date version please consult the Handbook.

Specialisations, majors and minors

Master of Management

Our Master of Management creates leaders who can manage and respond to the challenges of the ever-changing modern economy.

Balance practical and theoretical study as you learn foundational knowledge in economics, finance, accounting, management theory, and marketing principles over eight core subjects in first year. Develop knowledge in specialised areas of management, and pursue your interests and career aspirations through a range of electives in your second year.

You’ll gain practical insights from our faculty who are experts in their field with years of industry experience. You’ll also network with business leaders through regular guest lectures and benefit from our connections to local and international organisations such as ANZ, Deloitte and Australia Post.

Offering ultimate flexibility for those with busy professional and personal lives, you can also study human resource management online.

Master of Management (Corporate Governance and Risk)

The corporate governance and risk specialisation will see you graduate with the skills to develop the accountability and ethical frameworks vital for brand reputation and risk mitigation. Learn the rules, regulations, policies, systems and processes that govern modern organisations. These include both internal policies and the external laws that regulate all Australian businesses.

Explore a range of corporate governance and risk principles and their application within a quality management framework. These include good corporate governance, social responsibility, the role of boards and board meetings, ASX and listing, and the identification and management of risk and compliance frameworks.

The core corporate governance and risk subjects are managed and delivered by the Governance Institute of Australia.  Students will have the option of completing the subjects in an on-line delivery mode or face to face delivery at the city-based offices of the Governance Institute.

Specialise in corporate governance and risk to ensure you stand out in the competitive job market.

Master of Management (Entrepreneurship and Innovation)

Entrepreneurship is now more relevant than ever. Over 40 per cent of companies are founded by innovators with a postgraduate degree*.

Consider businesses from a variety of perspectives and examine organisational structures, processes, strategies, and other factors that influence growth and profit in the competitive international business landscape. Independent research projects are also available.

Career opportunities exist across corporate, government and not-for-profit sectors, as well as private enterprises of all sizes. Our graduates are now employed by companies such as Unilever, Telstra, Sheraton and Ford.

Offering ultimate flexibility for those with busy professional and personal lives, you can also study human resource management online.

*https://www.startupmuster.com/Startup-Muster-2015-Report.pdf

Master of Management (Human Resource Management)

Organisations recognise that human resource managers connect people, drive innovation and maintain customer satisfaction. Begin with the foundational knowledge required for all managers then move on to develop capabilities specific to human resource management.

Gain the tools and skills necessary to develop innovative ideas, and to lead human resource management activities across the corporate, government and not-for-profit sectors, and in small, medium and large scale enterprises. Benefit from our connection to the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI).

Offering ultimate flexibility for those with busy professional and personal lives, you can also study human resource management online.

Master of Management (Project Management)

Project management is a growing field used increasingly by businesses of all sizes. Project managers are responsible for projects within a range of businesses, including large corporate, government and not-for-profit contracts. Many project managers go on to positions in consultancy, governance and leadership or to start their own business.

Develop the knowledge and skills required for effective management and quality leadership, with a particular emphasis in project management. Explore a range of project management principles and their application within a quality management framework.

Graduates of the Master of Management (Project Management) may apply for membership with the Project Management Institute (PMI). Membership may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.

Master of Management (Sport Management)

Turn your passion for sport into a career. Sport management is an exciting and rapidly growing global industry. Our experienced staff have collaborated with industry professionals to design a relevant, practical course.

Taught out of our City Campus in Melbourne’s CBD, the Master of Management (Sport Management) uses case study-based learning and industry presenters to offer a course that will help improve the performance of individuals and organisations within the sport industry. You will also be able to utilise the world-class sport infrastructure available in and around Melbourne.

You will develop knowledge specific to sport management, an area that requires particular skills and competencies. The sport management specialisation will equip you with the tools and skills necessary to develop ideas, as well as to lead and to manage sport management activities across corporate, government and not-for-profit sectors, in small, medium, and large-scale organisations.

La Trobe partners with the AFL Coaches Association and AFL SportsReady so you will gain experience from professionals at the top of their careers.

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Advance your career by choosing from five specialisations or take a more generalist path.

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Choose Master of Management at La Trobe

Businesses must constantly adapt to meet the challenges of the modern economy. Our Master of Management creates leaders who can manage expansion and change within an organisation.

Whether you are a current manager or seeking to accelerate your career, this course will give you the practical skills to excel in leadership roles. You will graduate career ready, with a degree that is highly regarded by businesses.

Take the broad generalist path, or specialise by choosing one of five streams:

  • corporate governance and risk
  • entrepreneurship and innovation
  • human resource management
  • project management
  • sports management.

You will study a balance of practical and theoretical concepts in a multidisciplinary environment, and be exposed to a broad exchange of ideas from a cohort with diverse business experiences.

Throughout the course you will gain practical insights from our staff and learn from experts in their field. You will network with business leaders through regular guest lectures and have the opportunity to learn from experienced industry professionals who teach to real-world experiences.

Students will benefit from our relationships with local and international organisations including:

  • AFL Coaches and Players Associations
  • Australia Post
  • PWC

These industry connections, along with your peers, our outstanding faculty staff, and series of guest lecturers, will offer you important networking opportunities.

Our Master of Management gives you the flexibility to fit your studies around your career, with evening classes available for all core subjects.

Depending on major or subject choice, graduates of the Master of Management may apply for membership with professional organisation such as the Project Management Institute, the Governance Institute of Australia or the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.*

Career opportunities

At La Trobe you will gain the knowledge and expertise required to attract attention from prospective employers. Or like many graduates you can go on to start your own business.

Our graduates are now employed by a variety of companies including:

  • Ford
  • Telstra
  • Unilever.

Depending on the specialisation you choose, you will find opportunities in areas including:

  • change management
  • corporate governance
  • risk management
  • strategic management.
  • Project Management
  • HR Management

Opportunities are available for graduates across a variety of areas including:

  • the corporate sector
  • government departments
  • not-for-profit organisations
  • private enterprises of all sizes

*Membership may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.

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Prem Gaire

Prem Gaire

Current student, Master of Management (Entrepreneurship and Innovation)

“My course is about creating business opportunities.”

story

Prem Gaire believes that people can best serve society through innovative business. It was this belief – along with the practical industry relevance of the course – that attracted him to the Master of Management (Entrepreneurship and Innovation).

An international student from Nepal, Prem is flourishing at La Trobe, achieving A grades in all four subjects in his first semester. He is loving the challenges that each new assignment presents.

‘My course is about creating business opportunities either within an established business or by creating a new business altogether. My current qualification and experience will help me shape my future.’

Take the broad generalist path, or specialise by choosing one of five streams: project management, entrepreneurship and innovation, corporate governance and risk, sports management or human resource management.

Course details for international students

Master of Management (077460B)

Course offer year:
2018
Semester starts:
March, July, November
Fees amount ($A):
34 000
Campus:
City
Duration:
2 years
English language requirements:
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0. TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English). TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22. La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website. English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English) for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0. Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59. Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher. Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher. or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements:
The minimum entry requirement is successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent). Prior learning developed through relevant work experience or professional accreditation, where it is deemed to be at least equivalent to that obtained through a Bachelor degree, may be considered. In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors to determine whether an applicant has demonstrated the capacity to work at a Master's level, including academic record, English proficiency, and/or employment experience. (Optional) The Bachelor degree (or equivalent) must be deemed cognate to gain entry to a 1.5 year Master degree, otherwise, the applicant will be considered for a 2 year Master degree program. NB: Meeting minimum entry requirements does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.
Professional recognition:
Depending on major or subject choice, graduates of the Master of Management may apply for membership with professional organsiatiosn such as the Project Management Institute,the Governance Institute of Australia or the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators . Membership may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.
Additional information:
If you can demonstrate prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business-related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, you'll be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making you an offer of Advanced Standing, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including your English language proficiency, academic record and employment experience.
See Student Handbook for more details:

The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses. For detailed information please select the relevant campus:

Master of Management (Corporate Governance and Risk) (085005C)

Course offer year:
2018
Semester starts:
March, July, November
Fees amount ($A):
34 000
Campus:
City; Melbourne
Duration:
2 years
English language requirements:
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0. TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English). TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22. La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website. English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission English) for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0. Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59. Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher. Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher. Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements:
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience. In making an offered to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record and employment experience. NB: Meeting minimum entry requirements does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.
Professional recognition:
Graduates of the Master of Management (Corporate Governance and Risk) (085005C) may apply for membership with the Governance Institute of Australia and The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA). Membership may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.
See Student Handbook for more details:

The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses. For detailed information please select the relevant campus:

Master of Management (Entrepreneurship and Innovation) (077450D)

Course offer year:
2018
Semester starts:
March, July, November
Fees amount ($A):
34 000
Campus:
City
Duration:
2 years
English language requirements:
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0. TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English). TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22. La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website. English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English) for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0. Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59. Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher. Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher. or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements:
The minimum entry requirement is successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent). Prior learning developed through relevant work experience or professional accreditation, where it is deemed to be at least equivalent to that obtained through a Bachelor degree, may be considered. In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors to determine whether an applicant has demonstrated the capacity to work at a Master's level, including academic record, English proficiency, and/or employment experience. (Optional) The Bachelor degree (or equivalent) must be deemed cognate to gain entry to a 1.5 year Master degree, otherwise, the applicant will be considered for a 2 year Master degree program. NB: Meeting minimum entry requirements does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.
Professional recognition:
Graduates of the Master of Management (Entrepreneurship and Innovation) (077450D) may apply for membership with the International Society for Professional Innovation Management. Membership may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.
Additional information:
If you can demonstrate prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business-related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, you'll be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making you an offer of Advanced Standing, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including your English language proficiency, academic record, and employment experience.
See Student Handbook for more details:

The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses. For detailed information please select the relevant campus:

Master of Management (Human Resource Management) (077454M)

Course offer year:
2018
Semester starts:
March, July, November
Fees amount ($A):
34 000
Campus:
City
Duration:
2 years
English language requirements:
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0. TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English). TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22. La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website. English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English) for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0. Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59. Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher. Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher. or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements:
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience. In making an offer to an applicant, the university may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record and employment experience. NB: Meeting minimum entry requirements does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.
Professional recognition:
The Master of Management (Human Resource Management) is accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute until 2018. Professional registration may require an application to the professional body and may have additional or ongoing requirements beyond the completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.
Additional information:
If you can demonstrate prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business-related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, you'll be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making you an offer of Advanced Standing, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including your English language proficiency, academic record and employment experience.
See Student Handbook for more details:

The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses. For detailed information please select the relevant campus:

Master of Management (Project Management) (085006B)

Course offer year:
2018
Semester starts:
March, July, November
Fees amount ($A):
34 000
Campus:
City; Sydney
Duration:
2 years
English language requirements:
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0. TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English). TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22. La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website. English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission English) for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0. Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59. Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher. Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher. Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements:
An Australian Bachelor's degree in any discipline or an approved equivalent qualification. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience. In making an offered to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record and employment experience. NB: Meeting minimum entry requirements does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.
Professional recognition:
Graduates of the Master of Management (Project Management) may apply for membership with the Project Management Institute (PMI). Membership may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.
Additional information:
If you can demonstrate prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business-related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, you'll be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making you an offer of Advanced Standing, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including your English language proficiency, academic record and employment experience.
See Student Handbook for more details:

The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses. For detailed information please select the relevant campus:

Master of Management (Sport Management) (080516J)

Course offer year:
2018
Semester starts:
March, July, November
Fees amount ($A):
$34 000
Campus:
City
Duration:
2 years
English language requirements:
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0. TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English). TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22. La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website. English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English) for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0. Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59. Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher. Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher. Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements:
The minimum entry requirement is successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent). Prior learning developed through relevant work experience or professional accreditation, where it is deemed to be at least equivalent to that obtained through a Bachelor degree, may be considered. In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors to determine whether an applicant has demonstrated the capacity to work at a Master's level, including academic record, English proficiency, and/or employment experience. (Optional) The Bachelor degree (or equivalent) must be deemed cognate to gain entry to a 1.5 year Master degree, otherwise, the applicant will be considered for a 2 year Master degree program. NB: Meeting minimum entry requirements does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.
See Student Handbook for more details:

The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses. For detailed information please select the relevant campus:

Sample course structure

Year 1

Semester 1

  • Academic Integrity Module (online)
  • Sustainable Management and Marketing
  • Introduction to Accounting and Finance
  • Principles of Economics
  • Statistics for Business and Finance

Semester 2

  • Management Practice and Theory
  • Strategic Management
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Human Resource Management in a Global Economy

Year 2

Semester 1

  • Advanced Remuneration and Performance Management
  • Developing People and High Performance Organisations
  • Enterprise Business Intelligence
  • Governance in a Globalising World

Semester 2

  • Management Practice and Theory
  • Project Management
  • Managing Innovation in Organisations
  • Capstone subject

This sample course structure is only indicative. For an up to date version please consult the Handbook.

Specialisations, majors and minors

Master of Management

Our Master of Management creates leaders who can manage and respond to the challenges of the ever-changing modern economy.

Balance practical and theoretical study as you learn foundational knowledge in economics, finance, accounting, management theory, and marketing principles over eight core subjects in first year. Develop knowledge in specialised areas of management, and pursue your interests and career aspirations through a range of electives in your second year.

You’ll gain practical insights from our faculty who are experts in their field with years of industry experience. You’ll also network with business leaders through regular guest lectures and benefit from our connections to local and international organisations such as ANZ, Deloitte and Australia Post.

Offering ultimate flexibility for those with busy professional and personal lives, you can also study human resource management online.

Master of Management (Corporate Governance and Risk)

The corporate governance and risk specialisation will see you graduate with the skills to develop the accountability and ethical frameworks vital for brand reputation and risk mitigation. Learn the rules, regulations, policies, systems and processes that govern modern organisations. These include both internal policies and the external laws that regulate all Australian businesses.

Explore a range of corporate governance and risk principles and their application within a quality management framework. These include good corporate governance, social responsibility, the role of boards and board meetings, ASX and listing, and the identification and management of risk and compliance frameworks.

The core corporate governance and risk subjects are managed and delivered by the Governance Institute of Australia.  Students will have the option of completing the subjects in an on-line delivery mode or face to face delivery at the city-based offices of the Governance Institute.

Specialise in corporate governance and risk to ensure you stand out in the competitive job market.

Master of Management (Entrepreneurship and Innovation)

Entrepreneurship is now more relevant than ever. Over 40 per cent of companies are founded by innovators with a postgraduate degree*.

Consider businesses from a variety of perspectives and examine organisational structures, processes, strategies, and other factors that influence growth and profit in the competitive international business landscape. Independent research projects are also available.

Career opportunities exist across corporate, government and not-for-profit sectors, as well as private enterprises of all sizes. Our graduates are now employed by companies such as Unilever, Telstra, Sheraton and Ford.

Offering ultimate flexibility for those with busy professional and personal lives, you can also study human resource management online.

*https://www.startupmuster.com/Startup-Muster-2015-Report.pdf

Master of Management (Human Resource Management)

Organisations recognise that human resource managers connect people, drive innovation and maintain customer satisfaction. Begin with the foundational knowledge required for all managers then move on to develop capabilities specific to human resource management.

Gain the tools and skills necessary to develop innovative ideas, and to lead human resource management activities across the corporate, government and not-for-profit sectors, and in small, medium and large scale enterprises. Benefit from our connection to the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI).

Offering ultimate flexibility for those with busy professional and personal lives, you can also study human resource management online.

Master of Management (Project Management)

Project management is a growing field used increasingly by businesses of all sizes. Project managers are responsible for projects within a range of businesses, including large corporate, government and not-for-profit contracts. Many project managers go on to positions in consultancy, governance and leadership or to start their own business.

Develop the knowledge and skills required for effective management and quality leadership, with a particular emphasis in project management. Explore a range of project management principles and their application within a quality management framework.

Graduates of the Master of Management (Project Management) may apply for membership with the Project Management Institute (PMI). Membership may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.

Master of Management (Sport Management)

Turn your passion for sport into a career. Sport management is an exciting and rapidly growing global industry. Our experienced staff have collaborated with industry professionals to design a relevant, practical course.

Taught out of our City Campus in Melbourne’s CBD, the Master of Management (Sport Management) uses case study-based learning and industry presenters to offer a course that will help improve the performance of individuals and organisations within the sport industry. You will also be able to utilise the world-class sport infrastructure available in and around Melbourne.

You will develop knowledge specific to sport management, an area that requires particular skills and competencies. The sport management specialisation will equip you with the tools and skills necessary to develop ideas, as well as to lead and to manage sport management activities across corporate, government and not-for-profit sectors, in small, medium, and large-scale organisations.

La Trobe partners with the AFL Coaches Association and AFL SportsReady so you will gain experience from professionals at the top of their careers.

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