MBA+ (Master of Business Administration)
ABS's TEQSA accredited MBA+ is Australia’s leading qualification for managers seeking proven and impactful results for their career. The latest survey data from Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) shows that our grads have the highest median salaries among all postgraduate universities and institutes in the country.
You go the extra mile, so should your degree. The accredited MBA+ from one of Australia’s leading institutes unlocks five years of extra benefits with the MBA+ Gold Card. It’s your career, without limits.
MBA+ unlocks your potential with limitless learning with five years of benefits:
- AIM Course Specialists: develop a personalised study plan, identify opportunities to upskill, and maximise success beyond your degree
- Short Courses: continue learning even after graduating to keep your skills current
- AIM Lounges: work, network and collaborate in our AIM Lounges nationally
The MBA+ will equip you with the theory, framework and skills to tackle challenges you may face in the complex business environment – be transformed and gain a qualification that provides you with the ability to apply the latest theory and ideas to real life situations as you study with the maximum flexibility.
Units of Study
Depending on your eligibility, you can enrol directly into the MBA+ or study the MBA+ stage-by-stage.
Graduate Certificate in Management
- Leading Managing and Developing People
- Marketing for Managers
- Managing Operational Improvement
- Managing Financial Resources
Graduate Diploma in Management
- Managing, Developing & Implementing Strategy^+
- Economics for Managers^+
- Business Research Methods^+
- Business Decision Making & Analysis^+
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
- Corporate Strategy and Responsibility (Capstone Unit)°
- Plus, select three electives of your choice or;
- Select a subject focus area with the MBA-Focus option in the field of Human Resource Management, Change Management, Entrepreneurship and Consultancy.
Electives to Choose from:
|Human Resource Management+||Mindfulness and Transformational Leadership#||Leading for Innovation & Sustainability|
|Entrepreneurship^||Managing a Project Based Organisation||International Business|
|Strategic Organisational Change||Managing Consultancy Practice||Contract Law for Managers|
|Workplace Project (9,000 words)%||Business Project (10,000 words)%||Strategic Business Project (20-30,000 words) 3 units%|
°Pre-requisites: All Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma units
*Not all electives are offered each year
#Offered on-campus weekend intensive
+Pre-requisite: Leading, Managing & Developing People
^Pre-requisites: Managing Financial Resources, Managing Operational Improvement and Marketing for Managers
%Pre-requisites: Business Research Methods
At AIM Business School, our MBA+ has entry options for the most experienced managers. Enter with:
- Bachelor degree and two (2) years’ relevant management experience or;
Alternatively, for managers who do not have a completed undergraduate degree, you can enter the MBA+ by starting at the Graduate Certificate of Management with:
- Diploma or Advanced Diploma and three (3) years’ management experience or;
- No formal tertiary qualification but five years’ (5) relevant management experience.
You’ll be able to build towards your MBA while gaining an additional two qualifications along the way.
A focused approach to your study
To assist in selecting your electives as part of the MBA, we’ve grouped our electives to provide you with a subject area focus. Take advantage of our pre-selected study streams in Human Resource Management, Change Management, Consultancy and Entrepreneurship for a focused approach to study.
|First, complete all 9 core Units|
|Leading, Managing & Developing People|
|Managing Financial Resources|
|Marketing for Managers|
|Managing Operational Improvement|
|Managing, Developing & Implementing Strategy|
|Economics for Managers|
|Business Decision Making & Analysis|
|Business Research Methods|
|Corporate Strategy & Responsibility (Capstone Unit)|
|Self-select||Or, focus your area of study in Human Resources Management by selecting||Or, focus your area of study in Change Management by selecting|
|Select 3 electives of your choice||Human Resource Management^||Strategic Organisational Change+|
|Strategic Organisational Change+||Mindfulness and Transformational Leadership°|
|Business Focus Project (10,000 words)#||Business Focus Project (10,000 words)#|
|Or, focus your area of study in
Consultancy by selecting
|Or, focus your area of study in Entrepreneurship by selecting|
|Managing Consultancy Practice||Entrepreneurship|
|Strategic Organisational Change+||Leading for Innovation & Sustainability*|
|Business Focus Project (10,000 words)#||Business Focus Project (10,000 words)#|
^ Pre-requisites: Managing Financial Resources, Managing Operational Improvement and Marketing for Managers
+ Pre-requisites: Leading, Managing & Developing People
# Pre-requisites: Business Research Methods
* Not all electives are offered each year
° Offered on-campus in Sydney and Melbourne only
At AIM Business School, postgraduate education has never been more accessible. With fully online or a blend of both on-campus and online study options, you can choose what works best for you depending on your location, lifestyle, and work situation.
Online learning provides flexibility and convenience, which is great for anyone constrained by time or distance. You can complete your qualification when it suits you and at your own pace.
Studying online doesn’t equate to studying alone. You’ll have access to unit introduction videos, regular webinars, and our unique virtual campus, MyABS. This state-of-the-art online learning management system offers a ‘community’ approach to self-directed study where you can share experiences, ideas and questions through integrated features such as chat forums, live chat, and links with social media platforms.
If it suits you better you can take a blended learning approach, mixing on-campus and online options to suit your situation at any given time. Pick and choose your unit based on study modes to reap the benefits of both online and on-campus study – it’s the ultimate flexibility.
AIM Business School charges individual unit fees which are payable prior to the date of commencement of that unit or 14 days upon invoice generated.
Payment of fees may be made by:
- credit card or
- application for FEE-HELP, a government loan given to eligible students to help pay part or all of their tuition fees.
For students enrolling for courses commencing in 2019 and future years, AIM Business School reserves the right to adjust tuition fees annually Find out more about fees and charges.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer
Students who can provide evidence of previous study at a similar AQF level or demonstrable equivalent experience, may on application, be provided with Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Credit Transfer for up to 50% of a respective course. All applications for exemption or RPL will be assessed on an individual basis.For students seeking RPL based on experience only, an assessment fee applies per unit for successful applications. For more information about the RPL process, please contact a Senior Learning Advisor on 1300 658 337 or request a call back today.
What sets us apart?
Practical, real-world learning – no exams!
There are no exams at AIM Business School. Rather, assessment is based on undertaking realistic projects applied to each participant’s own organisational and industry contexts. Emphasis is placed on contemporary, relevant and interactive case studies. Participants engage in coursework that is entirely applicable to their work to ensure they receive immediate value from their learning experience.
Best in class faculty
Our faculty are highly qualified and experienced business professionals. They are chosen based on their senior management experience in their area of specialisation, appropriate postgraduate and teaching qualifications and a commitment to keep abreast of developments in their area of specialisation. Be inspired by practitioners with senior level business and industry experience and benefit from their extensive business knowledge and practical leadership and management skills.
mySupport – supporting you throughout your study journey
At AIM Business School, students are provided with complimentary access to 9 support functions ranging from online study support, academic support, personal assistance program, professional development and more. We know balancing study, work, social and life commitments can be a handful at times and by providing a range of support options, you’ll never be studying alone.
Flexible intake periods
At AIM Business School, you don’t have to wait for the next semester intake. When we say flexible and accessible, we mean it. We understand that working professionals need both when enrolling in postgraduate study. This means, with bimonthly, you can start as soon as you’re ready. It’s convenience at its best.
Prompt, personalised and on-going support
We’ll be there to help you throughout your study journey. Gain prompt, personalised and ongoing support from specialised Faculty and our Student Support Team. We know postgraduate study is a commitment and we’re committed to providing you exceptional support throughout your qualification.