Sydney Graduate School of Management Programs

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Western Sydney University’s acclaimed Sydney Graduate School of Management (SGSM) helps you fast track your career advancement with a range of postgraduate studies. SGSM has four intakes a year so you can enjoy the flexibility to start studying whenever it suits you. Get access to the most experienced and qualified academics as well as guest lecturers from industry leaders across business, the professions, and government.

With a postgraduate degree from SGSM you’ll be ready to take your career to the next level.

A world class innovative campus

Conveniently located in our Parramatta City Campus, SGSM offers innovative learning facilities in the central business district of multicultural Parramatta, the geographical heart of Sydney. A diverse range of online and on campus courses provides a mix of theory and hands-on practice immediately applicable to your workplace.

Bachelor of Business Pathway

If you have a completed a Bachelor of Business from Western Sydney University, you will receive guaranteed entry into the Master of Business Administration, and be eligible for 40 credit points (cps) to be applied to your university record.

Four intakes a year for flexible study

SGSM has four intakes a year so you can enjoy the flexibility to start studying whenever it suits you. You can also choose to study one subject at a time. We also recognise that your professional experience is valuable and in many instances qualifies you for entry to a Masters degree. Our admissions pathway takes your existing experience into account, so you do not have to have completed an undergraduate degree.

With a postgraduate degree from SGSM you’ll be ready to fast track your career advancement and personal development.

Professional accreditation

All of our programs give you the degrees that are highly sought after by industry and the public sector.

Our MBA is a high-quality generalist management degree that delivers unlimited opportunities so you can become tomorrow’s leader. It offers 10 diverse specialisations to choose from. The degree helps you develop the skills, knowledge and competencies needed to conduct business locally and internationally.

Our Master of Applied Finance is also very well regarded by industry. It fulfils the educational requirements for admission as a Senior Associate (SA Fin) of Finsia - the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA). It also satisfies the education requirements for professional membership of the Finance and Treasury Association (FTA) - Certified Finance and Treasury Professional (CFTP) and the Financial Risk Manager. The Master of Applied Finance has been accepted into the prestigious Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute University Affiliation Program.

Our Master of Business Analytics is our newest course and it focuses on business analytics rather than just data analytics. It has a strong applications focus covering the nature of data including Big and Unstructured Data and how to embark on data driven investigations and visual and computational analytics. Students learn and practice application of the analytic tools and frameworks in order to examine strategic business and market options and to realise their profit potential.

Our Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) course is specifically designed to comply with the accreditation requirements of CPA Australia, the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA). This course combines an in-depth theoretical knowledge of accounting with relevant skills and expertise that enable students to become professional accounting practitioners.

Our Master of Human Resource Management is accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI). Accreditation means that the program has effective quality assurance and that learning addresses the Model of Excellence of the AHRI, derived from international research on HR competencies.

And our Master of Financial Planning is offered online, providing you with the educational basis to increase your effectiveness as a professional financial adviser by gaining advanced knowledge and understanding of the financial planning/financial advising industries.

Postgraduate study with Western’s SGSM gives you professional accreditation in the following:

The School of Business has been awarded AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) accreditation for its excellence in business education.

Master of Human Resource Management: Accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI).

Master of Property Investment and Development: Accredited by the Australian Property Institute (API) for Associated membership.

Master of Applied Finance: Be eligible for admission as a Senior Associate of FINSIA, and as a Certified Finance and Treasury Professional and Financial Risk Manager of the FTA. It is also recognised by the CFA Institute University Recognition Program.

Master of Professional Accounting, and Master of Professional Accounting (Advanced): Accredited with the CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).

Master of Financial Planning and Master of Stockbroking and Financial Advising: Accredited with the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB).

Master of Commerce (Financial Planning) and Master of Financial Planning: Accredited with FPA and FASEA.

Postgraduate Study


Apply now for 2024 and advance your career with postgraduate study at Western.

"I chose to do an MBA because I wanted a new skill set, to be pushed outside of my comfort zone and career progression"

— Dragan Jancic. Master of Business Administration (International Business).

"At Western Sydney University, lecturers have careers in the finance sector and combine their knowledge with their own experience."

— Alex Gao. Master of Accounting/Master of Applied Finance.

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Be part of a stimulating and vibrant research culture with a strong focus on research education and training.


Gain access to SGSM scholarships and prizes, like the NAB Financial Planning Scholarship, Dean’s Merit List Awards, and Donor Awards.

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