Entry Requirements

Find out more about the enrty requiements for the Graduate Certificate in Management, the Graduate Diploma in Management and the Master of Business Administration. Also, discover how you can accelerate your MBA journey by taking advantage of Recognition of Prior Learning.

Graduate Certificate in Management

The Graduate Certificate in Management has entry options based on tertiary qualifications and relevant management experience.

Enter with:

  • Bachelor degree and two years’ relevant management experience
  • Diploma or Advanced Diploma and three years’ management experience
  • No formal tertiary qualification but five years’ relevant management experience

Successfully completing the Graduate Certificate gives you a formal qualification and allows you direct entry into the Graduate Diploma in Management. Upon completing the Graduate Diploma in Management, you’ll qualify for direct entry to the Master of Business Administration.

Graduate Diploma in Management

The Graduate Diploma in Management has entry options for experienced managers, whether they have formal tertiary qualifications or not.

Enter with:

  • Bachelor degree and two years’ relevant management experience

Alternatively, for managers who do not have a completed undergraduate degree, you can enter the MBA program by starting at the Graduate Certificate of Management with:

  • Diploma or Advanced Diploma and three years’ management experience
  • No formal tertiary qualification but five years’ relevant management experience

Successfully completing the Graduate Diploma gives you a formal qualification and allows you entry into the Master of Business Administration.

MBA+

At AIM Business School, our MBA+ has entry options for everyone from new graduates through to the most experienced managers. Apply to the MBA+ with:

  • Bachelor degree and two (2) years’ relevant management experience or;

Don’t have an undergraduate degree?

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.

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 RPL will be assessed on an individual basis. For students seeking RPL based on experience only, an administration fee applies per unit for successful applications. Please view the schedule of fees for more information.