Our research

Deakin Business School is committed to research that’s meaningful. We're interested in commercial and business interests, policy matters facing the government, and issues affecting the wider community. 

Our research degree students get world-class education and the chance to collaborate, learn and share ideas through regular research seminars, conferences and workshops.

Interested in research-level study?

Choose a master’s or PhD at the Deakin Business School to gain the skills you need to get ahead in your workplace, or kick-start your research career. We focus on high-quality discovery, using industry connections to carry out commercial research that’s relevant to both business and the wider community.

We can help you find a supervisor who's just right for the study you’d like to do, and who has expertise in one of our research departments: 

  • accounting 
  • economics 
  • finance 
  • information systems and business analytics 
  • management 
  • marketing.

If you’re looking for a supervisor, you can contact us via research-buslaw@deakin.edu.au.

Find out how to become a research degree student at Deakin

Department research

Our six research departments are renowned for first-rate teaching facilities and regular seminars, strong industry engagement and their innovative research in related fields.

Visit the Department of Accounting

Visit the Department of Economics

Visit the Department of Finance 

Visit the Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics

Visit the Department of Management 

Visit the Department of Marketing

Research centres

Our highly-regarded research centres focus on understanding: 

  • corporate social responsibility 
  • our broad research areas from economics and finance to management and marketing 
  • China’s business and economic situation. 

Learn more about the Centre for Sustainable and Responsible Organisations

Learn about the China Business and Economics Research Centre

Learn more about the IPA-Deakin SME Research Centre

Learn more about the Centre for Organisational Health and Consumer Wellbeing

Business newsroom

Keep up to date with relevant business news, browse our events and get important business insights from our research team’s opinion pieces. 

Visit the business newsroom