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What will I learn?

Deakin's distinctive business administration course is one of Australia's premier business education programs.

For over 30 years, the Deakin MBA has been offering relevant skills, contemporary knowledge, and real experience, while developing the business leaders of tomorrow.

The Deakin MBA is rated 5 stars by QS and is internationally recognized and EPAS accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development. Further, the online program is ranked in the Top 20 globally, and number 1 in Australia.

Our MBA is designed to meet your professional needs and to fit around your work, your family and your lifestyle. The Deakin MBA offers you the option to study on campus, in the Cloud (online) and through experiential delivery options.

Our teaching staff are experts in integrating theory into professional practice and in developing coursework that is current and relevant to today's workplace. By choosing the Deakin MBA you will enjoy professional academic support services including writing workshops, mentoring programs and seminars.

The Deakin MBA will challenge you. It will capture your imagination and enthusiasm. It will be a lifelong benefit to your career and to your professional development.

Course structure

To complete the Master of Business Administration, students must attain a total of 12 credit points

specialisation

Accounting - Burwood (Melbourne)
Arts and Cultural Management - Cloud (online)
Business Analytics - Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Business Consulting - Burwood (Melbourne)
Corporate Governance - Cloud (online)
eBusiness and Supply Chain Management - Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Environmental Sustainability - Cloud (online)
Finance - Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Financial Planning - Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Healthcare Management - Burwood (Melbourne)
Human Resource Management - Cloud (online)
Innovation - Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
International and Community Development - Cloud (online)
International Trade and Business - Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Leadership - Burwood (Melbourne)
Marketing - Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Project Management - Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Property and Real Estate - Cloud (online)
Public Management - Cloud (online)
Retail Management - Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Strategy and Planning

Graduate outcomes

Career outcomes

Deakin’s Master of Business Administration has a wide range of specialisations to help you progress your career in all areas of business from administration to business strategy. As a graduate you may find employment in areas such as financial planning, corporate governance, human resource management, marketing and a range of other areas.

Course learning outcomes

Deakin's graduate learning outcomes describe the knowledge and capabilities graduates can demonstrate at the completion of their course. These outcomes mean that regardless of the Deakin course you undertake, you can rest assured your degree will teach you the skills and professional attributes that employers value. They'll set you up to learn and work effectively in the future.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Business and Law

CRICOS

035037J

Study options

Full Time (1.5 years)

Tuition fees
A$43,600.00 (US$ 33,764) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected November 2021

More details

Start date

8 March 2021, 12 July 2021

Venue

Deakin University

Melbourne Burwood Campus,

221 Burwood Highway,

BURWOOD,

Victoria,

3125, MELBOURNE, Australia

Online/Distance with attendance (1.5 years)

Tuition fees
A$43,600.00 (US$ 33,764) per year
This fee refers to full time and its guide for online students

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected November 2021

More details

Start date

8 March 2021, 12 July 2021

Venue

Cloud Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus,

221 Burwood Highway,

BURWOOD,

Victoria,

3125, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from Vietnam

Applicants must have completed at least a three-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, of an acceptable standard from an approved university or other educational institution. Other English Language Requirements accepted: TOEFL (PBT) score of 550; CPE score of 45 no less than 'weak' in each skill; CAE score of 52 no less than 'borderline' in each skill; PTE score of 52-57 no less than 50 in each skill; OET Overall B, with A or B in listening, speaking, writing and reading.

For international students

Entry will be based on performance in:

  • a Bachelor's degree in any discipline and three years relevant work experience OR
  • successful completion of a Masters Qualifying Program (MQP) or Masters Qualifying Program (MQP) Extended and three years professional/managerial work experience OR
  • a Graduate Certificate in a related discipline and five years professional/managerial work experience OR
  • a Graduate Diploma equivalent (professional pathways).

IELTS: Overall 6.5 No band lower than 6; TOEFL IBT: 70, Writing 21; TOEFL PBT: 577, Writing 4.5; CPE: 176 No band less than 169; CAE: 176 No band less than 169; PTE: 58 No less than 50 in each skill; OET: Overall B, with grades of A or B in Listening, Speaking, Writing and Reading; DUELI EAP PROGRAM: EAP 4 (60%).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About this uni

Deakin is a young and dynamic university, offering world-class degrees, excellent employment prospects and a university experience that students love.

  • Among top 1% of international universities in 24 study areas
  • Best in student satisfaction in Victoria for ten years
  • Top 50 young university globally (QS)
  • Offers a curriculum that is practical and industry-informed