Online Master of Marketing

Online Master of Marketing

POSTGRADUATE

100% online and accelerated

Student type:
Mode of study:
Online
Entry score:

See admissions

Duration:
Part-time 2 years intensive
Fees:

AU$3,840 per course (2022)

Next intake:
January, March, July, September, October
Location:
Online
Mode of study:
Online
Entry score:

See admissions

Duration:
Part-time 2 years intensive
Fees:

AU$3,840 per course (2022)

Next intake:
January, March, May, July, September, October
Location:
Online

Overview

RMIT Online’s Master of Marketing will allow you to gain a deeper understanding of the role of marketing within an organisation.

Designed for current and future marketing leaders and business owners, the RMIT Online Master of Marketing helps you understand how to apply modern marketing strategies to solve business problems and how to use your skills to become a key decision-maker.

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Develop the skill set to make a real marketing impact

Develop contemporary marketing skills that are in demand for senior marketing and leadership roles.

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Go beyond the buzzwords

Designed by recognised academics and top-quality online designers, RMIT Online’s Master of Marketing will develop your strategic thinking skills and prepare you to make an impact on the success of a business.

Become a decision-maker at the C-Suite table

Develop a clear understanding of key strategic marketing principles, and how they apply to bigger business functions.

Learn to apply proven marketing theory

Develop strategic expertise, and the capability to strategically plan, direct, implement and improve marketing campaigns, and apply them where it counts.

Stay relevant in rapidly changing industry

Learn classic marketing principles to become an effective marketing expert as the landscape continues to shift. Be an agile thinker with strong foundations to draw from.

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Your online experience

The 100% online degree delivers a convenient online program without the requirement for on-campus attendance and commitments. All lecture material and content is delivered directly to you, wherever you are.

What you will study

Learn the capabilities and competencies required to be a leader of tomorrow.

Study a combination of soft skills and big-picture thinking to prove you’re ready to walk into senior marketing roles.

Study on campus

The Master of Marketing is also available at the Melbourne City campus.

Australian Student Visas

RMIT's online Master does not meet Australian student visa requirements. For an Australian student visa, you must have an on-campus place in a program of study.

Details

Become the marketer that businesses demand.

The RMIT Online Master of Marketing helps you understand why business challenges need marketing, and how marketing tools can be applied to meet demands. Develop the soft skills demanded of a leader in contemporary business. Gain strategic expertise, and the capability to strategically plan, direct, implement and improve marketing campaigns.

The program has been designed specifically for online learning.

The course focuses on one subject at a time, to let you focus on, and master, the material. You also have access to a rich and varied social learning community and discussion groups where you can network, share ideas and solve problems relating to your studies.

You can view online resources and learning activities, access course materials via Canvas, collaborate with lecturers and fellow students, and access your student email account anywhere, anytime.

Our online learning platform is purpose-built and brings authenticity to your learning experience, available using your laptop, tablet or smartphone. Coursework is delivered in an engaging way and easy to follow.

You will also have access to discussion boards, online forums, electronic assignment submission, the library and business journals.

Assessment is ongoing throughout the teaching period and includes essays, reports, presentations, case studies, quizzes and research projects. 

Our Advisory boards consist of high-profile industry representatives who ensure links with industry standards and practice remain current.

Industry experts deliver interactive online content and webinars to expose you to current industry developments in marketing.

12 courses | 2 years intensive part-time
Each course is seven weeks in duration

For further information about advanced standing see pathways.

The program comprises eight core courses, and four elective courses picked from one or multiple concentration groups.

Core courses:

  • Design Thinking for Business
  • Marketing Management
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Marketing Research
  • Marketing Communication Strategy
  • Product Innovation
  • Interactive Marketing
  • Business and Network Marketing
  • Services Marketing
  • Social Marketing
  • Brand Strategy
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Business Research Design

For more information about these courses, download our program brochure.

Career

Employment for advertising and marketing professionals is expected to grow by 15.5 per cent, or more than 8500 new jobs, over the next five years according to the Australian Government.

Equipping yourself with a Master of Marketing could help propel you to the front of the pack in this growing industry.

This program will deliver specialist knowledge to prepare you for a career in marketing. For students already employed in the industry, you can further hone your marketing knowledge and develop strategic business skills to:

  • obtain promotion to a more senior position
  • be more effective in a marketing role
  • contribute more to strategic business planning

Career pathways include:

  • marketing management
  • brand management and consulting
  • stakeholder engagement and reputation management
  • strategic marketing and consulting
  • product management
  • communications management
  • market research, market modelling, forecasting and analysis
  • pricing and promotions research
  • product testing and product innovation

Admissions

  • Australian bachelor degree or equivalent, or higher level qualification, in business (or a related discipline);

    OR
  • Australian bachelor degree or equivalent in a non-cognate discipline, plus at least three years relevant management work experience;

    OR
  • RMIT Graduate Certificate in Marketing
  • Australian bachelor degree or equivalent, or higher level qualification, in business (or a related discipline); 

    OR
  • Australian bachelor degree or equivalent in a non-cognate discipline, plus at least three years relevant management work experience; 

    OR
  • RMIT Graduate Certificate in Marketing

International students are required to provide current evidence of English language proficiency for admission to RMIT University (see below).

To study this course you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:

  • IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 6.5 (with no individual band below 6.0)
  • TOEFL (Internet Based Test - IBT): minimum overall score of 79 (with minimum of 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing)
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): minimum score of 58 (with no communication band less than 50)
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): minimum of 176 with no less than 169 in any component.

For detailed information on English language requirements and other proficiency tests recognised by RMIT, visit English language requirements and equivalency information.

Don't meet the English language test scores? Complete an English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Advanced Plus Certificate at RMIT English Worldwide.

Pathways

The online Master of Marketing encompasses courses that make up the online Graduate Certificate in Marketing, so if you need to exit the program early, you can earn a postgraduate qualification by successfully completing specified courses.

The Graduate Certificate is also a pathway to the Master degree for some students (see admissions).

Alternatively, you can gain entry from a range of RMIT undergraduate programs.

Fees

2022 tuition fees:

  • AU$3,840 per 12 credit point course
  • Total AU$46,080 for 12 courses.

Fees apply to 2022 only.

Fees are adjusted on an annual basis and these fees should only be used as a guide.

In addition to tuition fees, you will be charged an annual student services and amenities fee (SSAF) based on your enrolment load, which is used to maintain and enhance services and amenities that improve your experience as an RMIT student. Eligible local students can apply for an SA-HELP loan to defer payment of their SSAF.

For more information about calculating your actual SSAF see Paying SSAF.

Some students may be eligible to apply to defer payment of some or all of their tuition fees via the Commonwealth Government’s FEE-HELP loan scheme. 

Visit our HELP loans page for lots of useful information about eligibility, how to apply and payment. You can apply for FEE-HELP once you have enrolled in a program.

HELP loans are not available to international students.

2022 tuition fees:

  • AU$3,840 per 12 credit point course
  • Total AU$46,080 for 12 courses.

Fees apply to 2022 only.

Fees are adjusted on an annual basis and these fees should only be used as a guide.

In addition to tuition fees, you will be charged an annual student services and amenities fee (SSAF) based on your enrolment load, which is used to maintain and enhance services and amenities that improve your experience as an RMIT student. Eligible local students can apply for an SA-HELP loan to defer payment of their SSAF.

For more information about calculating your actual SSAF see Paying SSAF.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Looking for answers or more general information?

Use our Frequently Asked Questions to learn about the application process and its equity access schemes, find out how to accept or defer your offer or request a leave of absence, discover information about your fees, refunds and scholarships, and explore the various student support and advocacy services, as well as how to find out more about your preferred program, and more.

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Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.