Applications for our 2022 intake have now closed.

See below for information regarding our application process. Email rhdadmissions@aib.edu.au to be added to the mailing list for future intakes.


Step 1: Check you meet minimum eligibility requirements

You must meet one of the following Academic Qualifications criteria:

A Bachelor Degree (AQF Level 7); OR

A Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) with a minimum score of 550 and at least 3 years relevant work experience.

English language requirements must be met. For all admission requirements, please review the GCRM Course Brief.

Learn more about the GCRM here.

You must meet one of the following Academic Qualifications criteria:

Bachelor Degree (AQF Level 7) or equivalent; OR

AQF Level 8 qualification (or equivalent) in any discipline; OR

Graduate Certificate in Research Methodologies; OR

Graduate Certificate in Management; OR

Master of Business Administration (MBA).

English language requirements must be met. For all admission requirements, please review the MMgt Course Brief.

Learn more about the MMgt here.

You must meet one of the following Academic Qualifications criteria:

AIB’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) with minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0; OR

any Masters’ Degree (AQF Level 9) at Credit or higher-level with an appropriate research component (for example, research methods subject or research project); OR

A Bachelor’s Degree with Honours (AQF Level 8) with minimum upper second class honours or equivalent.

English language requirements must be met. For all admission requirements, please review the DBA Course Brief.

Learn more about the DBA here.

Download the DBA Course Brief here.

You must meet one of the following Academic Qualifications criteria:

A Master’s Degree (AQF Level 9) in Business and Commerce or related discipline area at Credit or higher level Grade Point Average with an appropriate research component (minimum 40%); OR

A Bachelor’s Degree (AQF Level 8) in Business and Commerce or related discipline area with minimum upper second class honours or equivalent.

English language requirements must be met. For all admission requirements, please review the PhD Course Brief.

Learn more about the PhD here.

 


If you are interested in the MMgt, DBA or PhD, please proceed with Step 2. If you are interested in applying for the GCRM, you can skip Step 2 and can go directly to Step 3.


Step 2: Identify a suitable Supervisory panel and contact them with your research topic outline

You must identify a suitable potential Principal Supervisor and at least one suitable potential Associate Supervisor. Please review our Key Research Themes and potential Supervisors. Once you have identified a good fit, please contact them with your research topic outline. There is no specified template for the research topic outline, however, the document should provide the potential supervisors sufficient detail about your research topic and interest.

Principal Supervisors

Dr Shrimal Perera

Dr Sumesh Nair

Dr Uwe Kaufmann

 

Including business response to climate change, water crisis, modern slavery in supply chain, sustainable development goals, financial planning, digital marketing communication.

Principal Supervisors

Dr Carlene Boucher

Dr Diane Kalendra

Dr Ethan Nikookar

Associate Professor Mulyadi Robin

Dr Parth Patel

Dr Sumesh Nair

 

Including automation, robotics, and online work, future of global operations/supply networks, big data, artificial intelligence, on-line teaching and learning for working adults.

Principal Supervisors

Dr Uwe Kaufmann

Dr Ethan Nikookar

Dr Parth Patel

Dr Shrimal Perera

 

Including global opportunities & risks such as COVID-19, performance & progress trade-offs.


Step 3:  Complete our application form and ensure that you have all attached all documents as per document self-check.

If you apply for the MMgt, DBA, or PhD, please ensure that your potential supervisory panel has provided a Statement of Support. Don’t forget to send the research referee report to your referees for them to complete.


Step 4: Submit your application to rhdadmissions@aib.edu.au


Entry into the Research Higher Degrees is, of course, highly competitive and is based on strict criteria. Successful completion of an AIB Masters qualification is a potential pathway, but not an automatic entry.