The Master of Management (MoM) program equips graduates and professionals from a cognate discipline with innovative decision making and problem solving skills to move into management roles, solve complex challenges and become future leaders.

The program builds on experience and prior learning and provides the knowledge and skills required for success in a diverse range of careers. Students benefit from a unique teaching approach that brings together academic rigour, theoretical understanding and practical insight.


Quick facts

  • 96% ANU research rated above world standard*
  • 1 year full-time study or part-time equivalent
  • A combination of in person study with some courses available online
  • Study full-time or part-time
  • July 2022 intake for Semester 2


The ANU Research School of Management develops responsible and resilient leaders with knowledge, skills and capabilities needed to make a difference to organisations and society. Our unique approach to management education is informed by relevant, important and impactful research that addresses the challenges of managing in a complex, rapidly changing and uncertain world.

  • Learn from the best – Learn from leading management experts who are actively influencing policy and practice in Australia and the region. Our unique emphasis on evidence-based management ensures that students have the knowledge, skills and abilities to excel.
  • Be at the forefront – Develop the research and analytical skills you need through courses that are a balance of research-led learning and practical application of knowledge.
  • Enhance your employability – Expand your professional networks and develop job-ready skills with our strong suite of work integrated learning programs and internships through collaborations with alumni and industry partners from the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.

What you’ll learn

As a graduate of the Master of Management, you will learn how to:

  • identify the problems and challenges faced by the different management functions within organisations
  • critically analyse disciplinary concepts, theories and knowledge and information from different sources and stakeholders using evidence-based tools and reasoning
  • critically discuss evidence-based opportunities and innovative solutions from various disciplines to address challenges in complex management and business environments
  • ascertain appropriate and innovative management and business strategies based on relevant evidence and research
  • develop an appropriate evidence-based business model for an organisation that incorporates influences of a changing global environment and addresses disruptions in complex management and business environments
  • professionally engage with stakeholders using an evidence-based platform as a way to inform them and bridge theory and practice
  • recognise the organisational, social and ethical implications on behaviour and decisions of the proposed new evidence-based business model
  • experience an integrated and culminated learning experience supported by research.


You can tailor your studies to suit your interests and deepen your knowledge across a range of fields, including:

  • Management
  • Digital Transformation
  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • Leadership
  • Project Management


As a graduate, you’ll make meaningful contributions in Australia and around the world working in roles such as:

  • Manager in the private or public sector
  • Entrepreneur
  • Management consultant seeking leading edge thinking on management practice policy advisers designing, implementing or evaluating policies
  • Management, leadership, or consultant position across a range of areas and industries


Our short courses offer a postgraduate pathway into the Master of Management and can be completed within six months:

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