Business Administration courses

Victoria University has some of Australia's largest and most progressive business administration courses on offer.

Our MBA has even been ranked number one in Australia by London-based CEO magazine. The Australian Financial Review BOSS Magazine ranked our MBA in Australia's top 10.

Gain the skills to take your career further. You can study at TAFE, degree or postgraduate level.


Many of our graduates gain employment in the following roles:

  • accountant
  • business analyst
  • financial planner
  • human resources
  • international trade/business consultant
  • management.


Our business administration courses are provided by the:

TAFE certificates & diplomas

0.5 years

Learn the skills to position yourself in the first line of management in a wide range of organisations and industries.

0.5 years

This well rounded course offers you the opportunity to gain insight into various possible careers available in the industry.

0.5 years

Discover how to manage the work of others and add value to management practices. This course is ideal for people who have considerable working experience.

1 year

This course is ideal for people with significant experience in their chosen industry wishing to gain advancement into higher levels of management

Higher Education diplomas

Study a one-year specialised diploma, with more focussed academic and English support to better prepare you for success in undergraduate study.

On completion, you will be guaranteed entry into the second year of a nominated bachelor degree.

1 year

Develop a range of knowledge and skills for a career in business. This course provides a smooth pathway into the second year of the Bachelor of Business

Bachelor degrees (undergraduate)

3 years

Study human resources management with electives in general management, organisational change and development, operations and interpersonal and organisational negotiation.

3 years

Develop career-ready skills needed in management, communication, negotiation, teamwork, problem-solving and strategic thinking. Study a generic management degree that provides comprehensive coverage of important management functions.

3 years

Develop a thorough understanding of business management with specialist knowledge of the event industry. Learn to contribute to the strategic and operational planning, execution, marketing and financial management of business and leisure events.


1 year

This course is a one year degree that educates students in relation to a range of Industrial Relations and Human Resource issues.

1.5 years

The Master of Management focuses on the skills, knowledge and capabilities critical to contemporary management practice.

2 years

Develop specialist business knowledge and skills that will prepare you for management positions in a variety of fields.

1.5 years

Develop advanced skills and knowledge of industrial relations and human resource management (IR/HRM) and progress in your career in a range of professions.

2 years

Gain the specialist knowledge and skills that will prepare you for senior management positions in a variety of fields.

2 years

Explore contemporary knowledge and gain a conceptual understanding of industrial relations and human resource management.

1.5 years

Get the full range of business management skills needed to lead successful businesses in a global environment.

Postgraduate research

Research postgraduate

Our Office for Research provides support to our current and future researchers, such as:

  • identify a research topic
  • find a supervisor
  • apply for research supervision or grants.
3 years

Combine coursework and research doctoral programs in business. This course is delivered by the Victoria Graduate School of Business (VGSB)

I improved my leadership and negotiation skills and was also able to cultivate strong links with leading firms such as Deloitte, ANZ and CPA. The willingness of VU staff to support students in reaching their goals is amazing! I established a rapport with many of my lecturers, College Deans and even the Vice-Chancellor.
Jirayu Mecksakul

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