Get the skills you need to lead.
You have a degree in another area and this program could lead you on to bigger roles, interesting challenges, more money, and the opportunity to lead and change.
It concentrates on helping you develop skills in four main areas of management: accountancy, economics, marketing, and organisational behaviour.
The program delivers these four key competencies in practical settings to increase your executive decision-making capability. Learn to read and understand key data and other business information and feel confident about your ability to lead an organisation.
You can gain this qualification in as little as four months and you can complete it online, if you choose.
Bachelor's degree other than in Business (or equivalent) from a recognised higher education institution or equivalent.
Application and admission advice
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What will I study
Select your location, starting year and starting semester below to display your program structure and a recommended study sequence.
Required courses (4) 48 units
Select 4 courses (48 units) from:
These courses can be used to complete a specialisation in one of the following areas:
ACC701 Accounting for Managers
BUS702 Economics for Managers
BUS703 Managing Research
BUS706 International Business Law and Ethics
BUS707 Managing Across Global Cultures
BUS708 International Trade and Finance
BUS710 Marketing in an International Environment
HSM701 Contemporary and Emerging Issues in Health Sector Business Management
INF701 Management Informatics
MGT701 Managing Organisations
MGT702 Managing People
MGT712 Corporate Governance, Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
MKG701 Marketing Management
MKG721 Food Marketing
PRM701 Project Management Principles
PRM710 Project Risk
PRM720 Project Planning
PRM721 Project Integration
*Specialisation are available as part-time options only.
+Project Management specialisation is only available as a Semester 1 commencement.
Note: Program structures are subject to change. Not all USC courses are available on every USC campus.
Total units: 48
Recommended study sequence
This recommended study sequence ONLY represents the CURRENT program structure. Students in previous structures should use this sequence to inform order of courses and current course details. For courses in your commencing structure not included in the current sequence, search the course code for current course offerings and requisites.
In order to graduate you must:
- Successfully complete 48 units as outlined in the Program Structure
- Completing this program within the specified (full-time) duration is based on studying 48 unit points per semester (normally 4 courses) and following the recommended study sequence
- The unit value of all courses is 12 units unless otherwise specified
- It is each students responsibility to enrol correctly according to your course requisites, program rules and requirements and be aware of the academic calendar dates
- Specialisation areas are available as a part-time study option only
- Only a full-time study option is available to international students on a Student Visa
- Online study mode not available to international students on a Student Visa
How to apply
Am I eligible to apply?
- Confirm that you meet the program specific admission requirements, prerequisites and recommended prior study outlined on Why study this program?
- Confirm that you meet the general postgraduate admission requirements and English Language Proficiency requirements
- Download and complete the Application for postgraduate coursework form and submit directly to USC.
- Lodge the completed application form with supporting documentation to Student Central by the due date.
Apply direct to USC International
International students should contact USC International
How to enrol
New to USC?
Once you have applied and received your offer of a place from USC, follow the steps to Get Started at USC to respond to your offer, plan your study and enrol in the correct courses (subjects).
Before you enrol, visit Planning your study to make sure you are studying the right courses at the right time so you complete the required unit value to graduate from your degree when you plan to.
It is each student's responsibility to enrol correctly according to your course requisites, program rules and requirements, and to be aware of the academic calendar dates.
Visit How do I enrol? for enrolment instructions and key dates.
View step-by-step instructions to enrol at How do I enrol?
Refer to the Academic Calendar for key dates, including the last day to add, drop or swap a course or class and Census dateas.