Graduate Diploma of Management

Academies Australasia Polytechnic

This program is an advanced general management qualification for practising and aspiring managers. Courses in the program can be credited to the Master of Business Administration. Excel in the rapidly changing business world with our MBA and become a global business leader, world-class manager or successful entrepreneur. You'll develop your knowledge of key business skills including accounting, finance, human resource management, marketing and more. You'll also boost your leadership skills and workshop your own management style with our managerial courses. Then you'll take the lead with your own project, strategically planning an enterprise. Plus, if you're studying our 16 course MBA, you can choose subjects from our other postgraduate business courses like strategic marketing, business economics or entrepreneurship. Depending on your previous studies and experience, you'll take either our 12-course MBA over 1.5 years of full-time study (or the part-time equivalent), or our 16-course MBA over two years of full-time study (or the part-time equivalent).

Course Fee:

International: $41,400

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree or equivalent professional qualification; Applicants holding other academic or professional qualifications and/or with no work experience may also be granted admission to the program following an evaluation of their academic and professional skills. Applicants without tertiary qualifications, but with significant managerial work experience, and an assessed capacity to undertake study at this level may also be granted admission. Professional qualification and work experience will be assessed by faculty Program Coordinator.


6 core courses, which include Accounting and Finance, Business Economics, Marketing, Organisations, Behaviour Structures, Human Resources, Processes and Competitive Analysis. 2 elective courses from the graduate program, which can include the following areas: Financial Management, Human Resource Management, Applied Research, Marketing.

Subjects you can Study:


Study Pathways:

Students may be eligible for a credit transfer for a specific course or an unspecified elective for other graduate study. Maximum number of credits that can be given to a student are 50% of the program.


The graduate management programs are professionally recognised by the Australian Human Resource Institute (AHRI), the Australian Marketing Institute (AMI) and the Australian Institute of Management (AIM).

Who for:

Practising and aspiring managers

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 02439G

Related Careers:

Management Consultant,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Melbourne No info Yes Full time 1.5 years
Academies Australasia Polytechnic (AAPoly) is a private Vocational and Higher Education provider located in the heart of Melbourne city. AAPoly delivers programs to international and domestic students.par par AAPoly delivers Federation University Australia (Fed Uni) programs in accounting, business, commerce, human resource management, health services management, marketing and management at the Melbourne study location.

Academies Australasia Polytechnic delivers its own Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality Management program and vocational programs in management.

Students who need additional English Language support can study at Discover English (a sister college), with direct entry into AAPoly's vocational and higher education courses, including those offered on behalf of Federation University Australia.

Academies Australasia Polytechnic has small class sizes so teachers are able to provide students with more individual attention. It also provides student counsellors and student mentors to help new students adjust to living and studying in Australia.

Provider CRICOS: 02439G

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