Management

Why research Management?

Our academic staff have impressive national and international experience. Highly regarded for their research, they are published in leading journals and academic publications. They are active in government and corporate research projects, policy development, industry associations and present at a range of conferences. La Trobe University is a member of Innovative Research Universities Australia, which attracts more than $340 million in funding each year. The faculty’s research centres provide a focal point for research strengths and establish links to government, industry and the wider research community.

We offer broad scope for individual or interdisciplinary team research. Work in a supportive study environment, where academic staff work closely with students to facilitate positive learning outcomes. Take advantage of a range of scholarships and access to excellent library facilities. The main library at the Melbourne campus is one of the best in the southern hemisphere.

Strong Faculty success in ERA rankings

La Trobe ranked joint second in Victoria through its research in Management (Cluster 4, field 15).

Courses

Local students

2014

Doctor of Philosophy (Law and Management)

Duration :
3 years full-time or 6 years part-time
Semester starts :
Anytime
Campus:
Albury-Wodonga
Bendigo
Melbourne
City
Year
2014
Course description
The Doctor of Philosophy is taken by thesis but additional coursework or seminars may be necessary. The program enables you to engage in independent research that makes an original contribution to knowledge. Research may be undertaken in any of the disciplines with the Faculty including: accounting, business, economics, finance, fraud investigation, global business law, law, public interest law, event management, human resource management, management, management information systems, marketing, sport management, tourism and hospitality management.
Prerequisite
Master's or Honours degree of at least H2A standard, with dissertation demonstrating ability to undertake research at doctoral level, or equivalent demonstrated skills, experience, research or publications.
How to apply
Apply now. You can also ask us a question or chat online with one of our team (9.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday). Or call us on 1300 135 045.
Full course details
Law and Management (Doctor)Melbourne
Law and Management (Doctor)Bendigo
Law and Management (Doctor)City

Master of Arts

Duration :
2 years full-time or 4 years part-time.
Semester starts :
Anytime
Campus:
Albury-Wodonga
Bendigo
Melbourne
Shepparton
Year
2014
Course description
You will submit a thesis of up to 50 000 words and research can be undertaken in any discipline within the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law.
Prerequisite
Bachelor's degree with at least second-class Honours in appropriate discipline, or equivalent.
How to apply
Apply now. You can also ask us a question or chat online with one of our team (9.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday). Or call us on 1300 135 045.
Full course details
Arts (Law and Management) (Master)Melbourne
Arts (Law and Management) (Master)Bendigo

Master of Business [research]

Duration :
2 years full-time or 4 years part-time
Semester starts :
Anytime
Campus:
Albury-Wodonga
Bendigo
Melbourne
Shepparton
Year
2014
Course description
This program requires the submission of a thesis of up to 50,000 words. You can undertake research in human resource management, management, management information systems, marketing, organisational behaviour, sport and leisure management, or tourism.
Prerequisite
Bachelor's degree with at least second-class Honours in an appropriate discipline, or qualifications considered by the Higher Degrees Committee to provide equivalent preparation for postgraduate research.
How to apply
Apply now. You can also ask us a question or chat online with one of our team (9.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday). Or call us on 1300 135 045.
Full course details
Business (Master)Melbourne
Business (Master)Bendigo

How to apply

You can apply for research candidature at any time. However, applications for research scholarships close on 31 October.

To apply for Master's candidature, you need an Honours degree or Master's Preliminary. For Doctoral (PhD) candidature, you need a Master's or a Bachelor's degree with Honours, usually with a result of at least H2A.

Before applying, it's best to contact a potential academic supervisor and receive in-principle approval for your topic.

Once you've done this, you can download an application form [PDF 1.02Mb] and submit it to La Trobe's Research Services office. If you require this PDF in an alternative format, please contact rgs@latrobe.edu.au.

Fees and scholarships

Research degrees are funded by the Commonwealth Government via the Research Training Scheme (RTS) (fees may apply to some components of some Professional Doctorates).

There are a range of scholarships available for local students.

International students

2014

Doctor of Philosophy (Law and Management) (002106G)

Duration :
4 years
Semester starts :
Anytime
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
24 540
Campus
Albury-Wodonga, Bendigo, Melbourne
Year
2014
Course description
The Doctor of Philosophy is taken by thesis but additional coursework or seminars may be necessary. The program enables you to engage in independent research that makes an original contribution to knowledge. Research may be undertaken in any of the disciplines with the Faculty including: accounting, business, economics, finance, fraud investigation, global business law, law, public interest law, event management, human resource management, management, management information systems, marketing, sport management, tourism and hospitality management.
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 English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 5B Certificate at postgraduate (EFS5 (70 per cent) PG1) level. 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
Australian Master's degree of Bachelor's degree with Honours at H1 or H2A level, or approved international equivalent. You must also provide evidence of substantial prior research expertise.
How to apply
Apply now or ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
Full course details
Law and Management (Doctor)Melbourne
Law and Management (Doctor)Bendigo
Law and Management (Doctor)City

Master of Arts (055083D)

Duration :
2 years
Semester starts :
Anytime
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
24 540
Campus
Albury-Wodonga, Bendigo, Melbourne, Shepparton
Year
2014
Course description
You will submit a thesis of up to 50 000 words and research can be undertaken in any discipline within the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law.
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 English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 5B Certificate at postgraduate (EFS5 (70 per cent) PG1) level. 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
You must have completed an Australian Bachelor's degree with Honours at H1 or H2A level, or approved international equivalent. If you have Honours at H2B level, or equivalent, you may still be considered in some instances.
How to apply
Apply now or ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
Full course details
Arts (Law and Management) (Master)Melbourne
Arts (Law and Management) (Master)Bendigo

Master of Business [research] (055085B)

Duration :
2 years
Semester starts :
Anytime
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
24 540
Campus
Albury-Wodonga, Bendigo, Melbourne, Shepparton
Year
2014
Course description
This program requires the submission of a thesis of up to 50,000 words. You can undertake research in human resource management, management, management information systems, marketing, organisational behaviour, sport and leisure management, or tourism.
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 English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 5B Certificate at postgraduate (EFS5 (70 per cent) PG1) level. 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
You must have completed an Australian Bachelor's degree with Honours at H1 or H2A level, or approved international equivalent. If you have Honours at H2B level, or equivalent, you may still be considered in some instances.
How to apply
Apply now or ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
Full course details
Business (Master)Melbourne
Business (Master)Bendigo

Fees and scholarships

Estimated fee costs for international students is indicated for each course above. There are also a range of scholarships available for international students to assist students.

Your study experience

My background is in Social and Organisational Psychology. My research interests include Team Performance, Emotions in the Workplace, Social Identity, Gender, and Leadership.

Jennifer Spoor, Faculty of Business, Economics and Law

Student and graduate profiles

Find out about the experiences of one of our students undertaking research in Management.

Currently I am enrolled full-time, in a PhD in the School of Management.

Ms Susannah Ritchie, Business, Economics and Law

Management events

Science, Technology and Engineering Dean's Public Lecture

The July 2014 Dean's Public Lecture from the Faculty of Science, Technology and Engineering.

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