Postgraduate - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2015 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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Managing facultyFaculty of Business and Economics


  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.


The responsible management area of study provides students without formal work experience, six units that will equip them with an understanding of the theoretical foundations and practical issues of responsible management. The units provide a focus on ethical management, corporate responsibility and environmental sustainability issues in the domestic and international contexts in which management operates. This specialisation prepares students for careers in management roles affecting an entity's reputation and medium- to long-term viability.


To complete the responsible management specialisation in the Master of Business, students must complete:

Six units (36 points) from the following list:

  • MGX5962 Foundations of management
  • MGX5991 Personal development - critical thinking and communication
  • MGX5992 Personal development - managing self and relationships
  • MGF5020 Business ethics in a global environment
  • MGF5030 Corporate social responsibility
  • MGF5928 Leadership theory and practice
  • MGF5130 Managing diversity and inclusion
  • MGX5220 Managing work, family and life

Contact details

Graduate Student Office: Telephone: +61 3 9903 1400, Fax: + 61 3 9903 1357, Email:

Relevant courses

3844 Master of Business