The Master of Management creates business leaders who are ready to take on challenging roles within contemporary organisations across a range of industry sectors. 

Course overview

Managers increasingly require a broad set of advanced theoretical knowledge and applied techniques in order to be able to lead organisations through periods of complexity, uncertainty and change.

The ICMS Master of Management is a postgraduate degree designed to sharpen your industry knowledge and prepare you for a leadership role. It is a modern business degree that will develop your strategic thinking and conceptual, analytic and practical skills. The course aims to provide highly developed business knowledge and skills that are the basis of responsible leadership, ethical decision-making and the effective management of organisations operating in the private, not-for-profit and public sectors.

The Master of Management will not only prepare you for leadership; it will teach you how to work effectively, apply contemporary management practices and demonstrate key management skills and attributes.

Quick facts

CRICOS Course Code: 078929F 078929F
UAC Course Code: 900110 900111
Accreditation Status: Active Active
AQF Level: 9 9
Campus: City Campus, Sydney Northern Beaches Campus, Manly
Duration: 2 years (or part time equivalent) 2 years (or part time equivalent)
Industry Training: 600 hours 600 hours
Study Mode: on campus on campus
Start: Feb, Jul, Sept Feb, Jul, Sept
Annual Indicative Student Enrolments: 199 in 2018 (both campuses) 199 in 2018 (both campuses)

Course structure

The Master of Management is structured to provide you with the perfect balance of theoretical coursework and practical experience. 

The Master of Management consists of the following:

  • 3 semesters (12 subjects) of in-depth coursework studies plus a Work Integrated Industry Research Project, where you will undertake work integrated learning for 600 hours and apply your knowledge to real business issues.
  • Delivery through a combination of small lectures, tutorials, workshops and industry research to cater for a range of learning styles.
  • The two-year course duration means international students are eligible for a two-year post-study work visa.

Course learning outcomes

Upon completion of this course, graduates will be able to:

  • possess an advanced understanding of key management concepts and skills underpinning business operations.
  • critique a range of contemporary social, economic, political, and cultural factors facing organisations in the new economy.
  • communicate effectively with a diverse range of stakeholders.
  • synthesise and articulate information in order to generate evidence-based and sustainable solutions for business problems.
  • possess an integrated understanding of ethics, social responsibility and cultural awareness in business and management.
  • generate soundly researched, evidence-based and create solutions for business problems.
  • apply theoretical knowledge and advanced professional skills generated through research, reflective practice and observations in a work context.
  • reflect on and evaluate personal management and leadership styles. 

Career options

Graduates of the Master of Management will benefit from a variety of enhanced career opportunities. Graduates will find employment in a range of organisational settings in the public, private and third sectors. Roles may include general management, business strategy and policy, corporate governance, quality assurance, finance, planning, business analyst, operations and logistics, human resource management, sales, marketing and consulting.


Course and Subject Details


  • Managing in the Global Context
  • Economics and Finance for Business
  • Accounting for Business Decisions
  • Contemporary Marketing
  • Value Chain Management
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation (PG)
  • Contemporary Management Capabilities
  • Business Law and Governance


  • Business Research
  • Responsible Leadership
  • Strategic Intelligence and Analytics
  • Elective Level 800
  • Work Integrated Learning Postgraduate

The course information on this website is indicative of a typical study pattern only and is subject to change. Enrolled students will be made aware of changes to their course structure or subjects.