Graduate Diploma of Management

Macquarie University Graduate School of Management, Australia


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Registration Number: 211318

  • #1 MBA in Australia (Financial Times, 2016)
  • Top 30 Global MBA (The Economist Which MBA?, 2015)
  • #2 globally for 'post MBA salary' (The Economist Which MBA?, 2015)
  • Taught face-to-face in Hong Kong by world-class faculty

Macquarie University Graduate School of Management (MGSM), Macquarie University was established in 1969, making it the oldest continuously operating postgraduate school of business administration in New South Wales, Australia. It is consistently ranked as a leading business school in the Asia-Pacific region. MGSM has been offering postgraduate programmes in Hong Kong with the Hong Kong Management Association since 1994.

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Renowned for its quality, flexibility and extensive subject range, the MGSM MBA has been a flagship programme of the School since its launch in 1969. The MBA is designed for individuals already in positions of responsibility who have been identified as possessing higher management and leadership potential and who aspire to a general management position.

Programme Structure

The Graduate Diploma comprises the following units:

Core Modules:

  • Accounting for Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Strategic Frameworks

Modules from:

  • Economic Context of Management
  • Financial Management
  • Information and Decision Analysis
  • Operations Management

1 Elective from:

  • MGSM800 - MGSM989
    (Units offered in the MBA programme in Hong Kong)

"Operations Management", "Financial Management", "Organisational Behaviour" & "Strategic Management"
* Modules have been included in the list of reimbursable courses for CEF purposes.

Registered Course Title for CEF:
"Operations Management (A Module of The Master of Management and The Master of Business Administration offered by Macquarie University)"
Course Code: 25Z01190-2

Registered Course Title for CEF:
"Financial Management (A Module of The Master of Management and The Master of Business Administration offered by Macquarie University)"
Course Code: 23Z01191-5

Registered Course Title for CEF:
"Organizational Behaviour" (A module of the Postgraduate Programmes Offered by Macquarie University)
Course code: 21Z04634-9

Registered Course Title for CEF:
"Strategic Management" (A module of the Postgraduate Programmes offered by Macquarie University)
Course code: 21Z04633-0

Students applying for the Continuing Education Fund (CEF) should submit their applications directly to the Office of the CEF before the commencement of the programme. For details, please visit the website: www.wfsfaa.gov.hk/cef/en/index.htm or contact the CEF enquiry hotline: 3142 2277.


Language Medium

English

It  is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead.


Fee

HK$ 172,000  (HK$21,500 x 8 subjects)

Entry Requirements

Direct Entry:

  • A degree from a recognised university (or equivalent) with GPA of 5.00 out of 7.00* and a minimum of 3 years relevant work experience (e.g. managerial/professional).

    * Significant managerial experience of six or more years may be considered equivalent for waiver of the GPA requirement, subject to the approval of MGSM.

  • For those without a degree, a minimum of five years of relevant work experience (e.g. managerial/professional) supported by evidence of professional attainment.

  • Indirect Entry:

  • Articulation via successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Management.


  • Language Requirements

    If you haven't undertaken recognised studies taught in English, such as a degree, you will need to demonstrate your language proficiency. Recognised English language tests include:

  • IELTS Academic: Minimum of 7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.0 on each band
  • or TOEFL (internet-based): Minimum of 100 overall with a minimum of 12 in Listening, 13 in Reading, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing.
  • Note: Exam results are valid for 2 years and your results must be valid at the commencement of your program.

    MGSM reserves the right, in addition to the above, to administer further testing.

    Enquiries

    Ms Ivy Ng: 2774 8590
    Ms Carol Wong: 2774 8585
    Ms Mani Ng: 2774 8534
    Email: ivyng@hkma.org.hk
    Fax: 2365 1000
    General Enquiry Hotline: 2774 8500 or 2774 8501
    MGSM reviews its fees annually and from time to time, this will result in increases in the fee per unit. Under normal circumstances these increases would be constrained to 5-10% per annum