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Master of Management (CEMS)

Course requirements

The Master of Management (CEMS) has been specifically designed to make it possible for students to complete the prestigious CEMS MIM program as part of their degree.

The Master of Management (CEMS) is a 72-credit point degree and requires three semesters of full-time study. As part of this program students spend at least one semester at a top CEMS Partner University where they undertake business projects and internships with leading international companies.

Students admitted to the Master of Management (CEMS) complete an individual program of study, drawn from Master of Management units at the University of Sydney and comparable units of study offered at CEMS partner institutions.

To qualify for the award of the Master of Management (CEMS), a candidate must complete 72 credit points, comprising:

  • 24 credit points of core units of study;
  • 36 credit points of elective units of study; and
  • 12 credit points of capstone business project units of study.

The Master of Management (CEMS) involves three semesters of full-time study, of which at least one semester must be completed on exchange at a CEMS partner institution.

The units of study available for the Master of Management (CEMS) are listed in the Unit of study table.

Progression guides

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Course learning outcomes

No. Course learning outcome Graduate qualities
1 Evaluate and integrate theoretical and practical knowledge of the management of international organisations through authentic business projects, skill seminars, international exchange and international internships.
Depth of disciplinary expertise
2 Discover, define and critically evaluate international management problems and propose recommendations and solutions, taking into account global perspectives and diverse stakeholder views.
Critical thinking and Problem solving
3 Effectively communicate in various modes to suit diverse audiences, with empathy, professionalism, and authority.
Communication (oral and written)
4 By conducting independent research projects, locate, interpret and evaluate business data and create new digital information using appropriate tools to inform business decision-making, the organisation’s strategy and management of risks.
Information and Digital literacy
5 Develop and/or apply innovation mindsets and processes to identify and address complex global business problems in a responsible manner.
6 Integrate cultural diversity with respect and empathy in business-related decision-making and apply effective techniques to stimulate intercultural exchange.
Cultural competence
7 Integrate and synthesise multidisciplinary practices in working with teams, face-to-face or virtually, to produce tangible outcomes with particular emphasis on the role of technology for growth. Interdisciplinary effectiveness
8 Reflect on the interactions and relationships between one’s personal and professional values in an ethical and responsible business context. Integrated professional, ethical and personal identity
9 Work with mentors, corporate partners and community groups, to develop strong leadership capacity in guiding organisations to become internationally competitive. Influence