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MBA (Digital) or Master of Business Management – which course is right for me?

Are you looking for postgraduate study in business and not sure which course is right for you? With so many options available, it can be challenging terrain to navigate. Your investment requires careful planning to make a choice that fits your goals and lifestyle.

Our MBA (Digital) and Master of Business Management courses are designed and run by the Triple AAA accredited Monash Business School. Created to upgrade your professional development and give your career a boost, you’ll learn from world-leading academics. We’ll empower you to fulfil your potential in increasingly dynamic work environments.

What’s the difference between these two qualifications?

MBA (Digital)

If you’re looking to move up and take on more responsibility, our course enables you to take control of your learning and career as a strategic generalist. You’ll build digital intelligence and practice strategies to thrive in the rapidly shifting economy.

What you’ll learn

Contemporary business practice theory: Study the influence of emerging trends including digitalisation, strategic data use, virtual teamwork and more.

Methods for lifelong learning: Flexible adaptation of your knowledge and skills will help you maintain currency no matter how the landscape around you evolves.

Strategic agile leadership: How to remain organised and implement your knowledge as an agile leader within the shifting realities of the business environment.

The final part of your course includes a completed professional development unit (not offered in most other MBAs) which focuses on your specific career goals.

Career outcomes

Skilled business leaders are among the most highly sought-after and well-paid professionals in workplaces across a range of sectors. You’ll be able to apply your skills in industries such as:

  • Manufacturing
  • Health care
  • Social assistance
  • Policy planning
  • Business management
  • Marketing
  • Human resources.

Master of Business Management

If you want to stay in your current specialisation and move into a leadership role, our MBM deepens and updates your knowledge within your field. You’ll rapidly transfer your new skills into practice taking the next step into a management position.

What you’ll learn

Strategic leadership: Acquire an adaptable leadership skill set, ready to meet the challenges of the changing business landscape.

Financial management: As markets change, position yourself with the financial management skills to allocate resources strategically, with a mind towards the big picture.

Specialist study: Enhance your studies in one of 13 specialist study dedicated to disciplines across the business landscape.

We now offer 13 unique specialist study areas to uplift your degree with future-focused business outcomes:

  • Analytics
  • Applied Analytics
  • Marketing
  • Digital Communications
  • Project Management
  • Advanced Project Management
  • Health Administration
  • Public Health
  • Digital Law
  • Human Resource Management
  • Enterprising Leadership
  • Sustainable Leadership
  • Digital Enterprise

Career outcomes

Business managers are employed in a large range of industries, including:

  • Manufacturing
  • Health care
  • Social assistance
  • Professional, scientific and technical services.

Ready to decide?

Want to learn more? Explore our business courses in more depth. Alternatively, if you know exactly what you want to study or have more questions, don’t hesitate to contact one of our dedicated course consultants on 1300 272 509.