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Information for Prospective Students

Welcome to the Master of Business (Science and Technology)!

As from 2013 The Monash Master of Business (Science and Technology) will be  offered by the Faculty of Business and Economics Department of Mangement.

The key element of the Master of Business (Science and Technology) that differentiates it from other programs is its specific intent to assist students in commercialising leading edge medical, scientific and technology research projects. Building on their existing knowledge, the course exposes students to the pathways available to translate scientific and technical research into economic wealth. Students gain fundamental business, economics, legal and management skills required to contribute to this process.

Features of the Master of Business (Science and Technology)

  • The course provides science and technology students with essential business skills to enable them to undertake a career in commercialisation
  • The course is customised to suit science and technology students.
  • The course is delivered using a range of innovative methods including block mode teaching, seminars and practical experience as a member of a research commercialisation team.
  • The course can be completed in one academic year if taken in intensive mode or in 1.5 years if taken part time.
  • Students may commence the course in Semester 1 or 2.

Program design

Overall the program comprises six 6-point units from the Faculty of Business and Economics, two 6-point units from Law and two 12-point units developed especially for this course by the Monash Asia Pacific Centre for Science and Wealth Creation.

Further information about the course

Frequently Asked Questions

Download the Master of Business (Science & Technology) course brochure (PDF, 1.35MB).

Monash University Postgraduate Student Handbook: Master of Business (Science & Technology)

Further information about the units run by the Centre for Science and Wealth Creation:

Monash Course Finder Master of Business (Science & Technology)

Commercialisation Seminars

The seminar series is a key component of the unit Pathways from Science to Wealth. The seminars are arranged by the Centre’s Academic staff and feature industry practitioners discussing commercialisation pathways from science and technology.

The links below will take you to a list of previous Commercialisation seminars.

Commercialisation Seminars 2010

Commercialisation Seminars 2009

Commercialisation Seminars 2008

Commercialisation Seminars 2007

Commercialisation Projects

The Commercialisation Project is a year long unit where students working in teams are matched with a scientific or technological research company or department and acquire and apply skills to initiate commercialisation of a research discovery. The links below take you to a list of previous commercialisation projects by students.

Commercialisation Projects - 2010

Commercialisation Projects - 2009

Commercialisation Projects - 2008

Commercialisation Projects- 2007

Where are they now?

The Centre is very proud of its recent graduates of the MBus (Science & Technology). Click on the link below to read about the career paths taken by some of our Alumni



Click here to read some testimonials from recent graduates.

How to Apply for the Master of Business (Science & Technology)

Entry requirements and applications - Domestic Students

Entry requirements and applications - International Students

A career in business which utilises your undergraduate science or technology degree

Students at work