Study areas

Our mix of coursework and research-based programs develop your theoretical knowledge and practical skills. Our graduate degrees are designed for people who are looking

for new skills and those who are looking to develop additional expertise in their current field.

We offer a range of courses for people who are interested in developing management skills, want to move into senior roles, or progress to further study. We also offer:

Many of our master's programs give you the ability to tailor your studies to your personal interests and career goals through our extensive elective units.

Our areas of study span across our seven departments and the spectrum of business disciplines.

Accounting

Accounting skills are in great demand across a variety of industries. At Monash Business School, we are committed to ensuring that your postgraduate education in accounting provides you with professional competence and a portfolio of intellectual skills and attributes that will enhance your career.

A postgraduate qualification in accounting is highly valued in public and private organisations, and extends your career opportunities both within the accounting profession and in wider business environments.

Why study with us?

  • Our professional accounting courses may qualify you for membership of professional bodies, including CPA Australia and the Institute of Public Accountants, or for entry to the Chartered Accountants Program of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.
  • Our accounting programs are taught by the best in the field – qualified academic staff with high level accounting experience in organisations across Australia and the globe.

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Banking and Finance

Finance is a dynamic and evolving industry, especially with the rapid growth of online and mobile communications for banking interactions and regulatory changes in response to the growing complexities of modern banking.

Banking and finance professionals make a critical and active contribution to public and private sector organisations worldwide. Monash Business School offers professionally-recognised degrees, for those with and without a background in finance. These degrees will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to commence or advance your career in the financial services sector.

Why study with us?

  • Our courses are industry-focused and offer flexible learning options to suit your personal and professional commitments.
  • You will experience a rich blend of teaching expertise – units in the course are taught by industry professionals who draw on contemporary practice, to ensure your studies focus on current concepts and issues of today.

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Business

Modern businesses require individuals who bring more than just technical skills to the table. They need dynamic leaders who can adapt to new challenges and have the agility to recognise and promote new opportunities.

Business skills are essential across all sectors and industries, which is why Monash Business School offers an extensive choice of graduate business programs. Whether you are looking to take the next step in your career, develop your expertise or move into research, our business courses can provide the distinct advantage you need.

Why study with us?

  • We are among the top 1% of business schools in the world with triple crown accreditation of AACSB and EQUIS and AMBA. These exclusive quality indicators reflect our truly international reputation.
  • You can tailor most of our business courses to your personal interests and career goals, through our extensive elective unit offerings.
  • Our business programs offer flexible learning options to suit your personal and professional commitments.

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Business Administration

The Monash MBA and Executive MBA are recognised in the circles that matter and are valued by businesses and organisations world-wide.

Our curriculum offers a new approach to corporate and community leadership as part of a sophisticated educational experience.

  • Learn how to lead and transform organisations through a global and socially responsible lens.
  • Develop your own personal capabilities.
  • Mix with world-class academics and business leaders.

Economics

Economics provides training in logical thought and analysis which can be applied widely in every-day decision making, not just to matters which are usually labelled "economic". The underlying philosophy of our postgraduate economics courses is to prepare our students with a wide range of career options that are readily adapted to the issues of the day.

Postgraduate studies in economics opens up professional opportunities in the public sector, across government departments, allied agencies and non-government organisations, consulting firms, banks and financial institutions and market research firms.

Why study with us?

  • We are ranked No.1 in the Oceanic region for experimental economics (by RePEc).
  • Our Department of Economics is ranked first in Australia for experimental economics by IDEAS and Research Papers in Economics and received a five-star ranking for Economics by Excellence in Research Australia.
  • As a graduate economics student you can gain valuable research experience through our links with national and international government and private sector bodies.

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Econometrics and actuarial studies

Monash Business School's Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics has the largest concentration of econometricians and statisticians in a single department in Australia. In addition to high-quality quantitative training across applied econometrics, econometric theory and econometric projects, our graduate courses also take advantage of the Department's research strengths, providing you with strong research skills.

Econometrics skills are in high demand, and careers in data and quantitative applications are growing exponentially across the fields of economics, finance, risk management and international business.

Why study with us?

  • Our econometrics courses provide you with the opportunity to study the units of economics, econometrics, finance, mathematics and statistics to an advanced level.
  • We are ranked among the top 10% institutions in the field of Econometrics by IDEAS (RePEC).
  • Our Department of Econometrics received the highest ranking of 5 from Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) for our Econometrics research projects.

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International business

Monash Business School has made valuable contributions to the field of international business, and our academic research in the field focuses on high-level analysis of international and trans-national investment, trade, and management strategy in the context of globalisation, and communication and negotiation across business cultures.

Growing career opportunities for international business graduates exist across a range of industries that possess an international focus, including export and trade agencies, government institutions, NGOs, international organisations, travel and tourism, consulting, research, and in firms of various ownership structures including joint ventures and foreign subsidiaries.

Why study with us?

  • Acquire a multinational business perspective and strong communication skills.
  • We are among the top 1% of business schools in the world with triple crown accreditation of AACSB and EQUIS and AMBA. These exclusive quality indicators reflect our truly international reputation.
  • Learn from leading academic and industry experts.

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Management

Monash Business School's Department of Management is the largest grouping of management educators and researchers in the Asia-Pacific region. Our research informs our teaching and makes a significant contribution to the body of management knowledge and professional practice.

Our management programs are designed for experienced professionals and offer strong work-based relevance, with a sound theoretical and practical base for developing management options.

Why study with us?

  • Most of our management courses offer flexible study options, including off-campus options, to help you balance work, study and personal commitments.
  • You will learn from senior practitioners, private and public sector leaders and management experts.
  • You can tailor your course to your interests or industry with our wide range of management elective units.
  • Study alongside a cohort of professionals with practical work experience and insights from the workplace.

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Marketing

As more organisations become market-oriented, the demand for marketing-qualified business professionals has increased. Today's employers expect graduates to analyse, reason, and solve problems from multiple perspectives – skills that are vital for a successful career in marketing.

Professional qualifications in marketing are in high demand from organisations across all industry sectors. Marketing career opportunities exist across a range of industries such as financial services, legal firms, business consulting firms, advertising agencies, market research companies, pharmaceutical and health companies, fast-moving consumer goods, retailing, not-for-profit organisations and government.

Why study with us?

  • Our Department of Marketing is one of the largest providers of education in marketing in Australia and the world, offering you a large choice of electives to suit your needs.
  • Courses are taught by leading academics and industry experts with a focus on contemporary concepts and issues.
  • You will graduate with one of Australia's most recognised master's degrees in marketing.

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