Thanks to our partnerships with leading universities, TAFE institutes and professional societies, we offer a range of industry-focused programs to our students. With programs available within Australia and overseas, the opportunities for students are limitless.
Our industry partners
Partnership on the Master of International|
Accounting program, primarily for Asian international students
|Chartered Accountants ANZ||Partnership on the pathways program, the Thought Leadership series and key accreditation body for the Bachelor of Commerce accounting major|
|Coffey Hunt||A considerable recruiter of Deakin graduates over the years and supporter of internships; also a partner for proposed professional practice major in the Bachelor of Commerce|
|CPA Australia||Support for Indigenous Accountants initiatives and a key accreditation body for the Bachelor of Commerce accounting major|
|Crowe Horwath||Considerable recruitment of Deakin graduates over the years, support for internships and generous contributor of student prizes; also a partner for the proposed professional practice major in the Bachelor of Commerce|
|Cultural Development Network||Involvement with Deakin’s Arts and Cultural Management Masters program and a number of important board projects over the past few years|
|Deloitte||Major employer of Deakin graduates over the years and support for the Business 2 Education program|
|Dimension Data||MOU and scholarships for business students|
|Geelong Chamber of Commerce||Business Trends Surveys and the Business Excellence Awards|
|IBM||Centre of Excellence in Business Analytics, and software sponsorship and support for the Master of Business Analytics program|
|IPA – Institute of Public Accountants||IPA Deakin SME Research Partnership; supports research into SMEs that is included in the focus of the accounting major in the Bachelor of Commerce program|
|KPMG||Financial support for the KPMG Research Fellow in Integrated Reporting|
|Multicultural Arts Victoria||Strategic national research projects that support the arts major in the Bachelor of Business and the master’s program|
|Navitas||Provide pathways into the Bachelor of Commerce and master’s degrees including the MBA through the Professional Qualifying Program; students supplied through Burwood, Geelong, Indonesian, Sri Lankan, Vietnamese and Indonesian operations|
|Platinum Asset Management||Scholarships and internships in financial planning to support the major in the Bachelor of Commerce|
|Pronto Software||Provision of tutorial videos/simulations in the business process management program|
|Real Estate Institute of Victoria||Research partner and support and accreditation for the Bachelor of Commerce in Property and Real Estate and graduate diploma|
|SAS||SAS Visual Analytics Collaboration, software and equipment sponsorship for the Master of Business Analytics (MBA)|
|Savills||Provision of advice and employment of our property graduates and support for the Bachelor of Property and Real Estate and the postgraduate diploma|
|Sinclair Wilson||Considerable recruitment of Deakin graduates over the years and support for internships. Also a partner for the proposed Professional Practice major in Bachelor of Commerce|
|South Western Credit Union||Partnership in the annual study of Warrnambool business trends over the years|
|Telstra||Funding support and expertise for the Telstra Trading Room, which is used in the finance major in the Bachelor of Commerce and the Master of Accounting and International Finance|
|Wainscott Financial||Provision of financial planning scholarships to support the financial planning major in the Bachelor of Commerce|
|Warrnambool Cheese Butter Factory (Saputo)||Considerable recruitment of Deakin graduates over the years and support for internships. Also a partner for the proposed professional practice major in Bachelor of Commerce|
|Warrnambool City Council||Partnership in the annual study of Warrnambool business trends over the years|
|WBP Property||Provision of advice and employment of our property graduates and support for the Bachelor of Property and Real Estate and the graduate diploma|
|Whitehorse City council||Support for internship program in the Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Management|
|EY||Major employer of Deakin graduates and support for the Indigenous Conference|
Partnerships with pathway institutions
Deakin College’s Diploma courses in Commerce and Management offers pathways into a range of Faculty of Business and Law undergraduate courses.
The College's Postgraduate Qualifying Program in Business and Law also helps international students get the qualifications they need to begin faculty postgraduate programs.
The Gordon TAFE
We have various opportunities with The Gordon for students to transfer between the institutions in study areas such as:
- business management
- human resources
We also offer a dual course in sustainable tourism management, taught at both institutions in Geelong.
Chisholm Institute of TAFE
We offer an Associate Degree in arts, business and science as a two year, full-time (or part-time equivalent) course at Chisholm’s Dandenong and Mornington Peninsula campuses.
Students who graduate from Chisholm’s courses in accounting, management, marketing, frontline management, human resources management or international business may then be able to start Deakin’s Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Management, with credit for up to 12 subjects.
We also offer pathways for students who’d like to begin postgraduate study in business administration or commerce.
We offer the Associate Degree in Arts, Business and Science at Advance’s Bairnsdale Campus. We also offer pathways from Advance’s course in accounting, business or business administration into Deakin’s Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Management.
There are lots of opportunities to transfer on to Deakin’s undergraduate programs from Holmesglen courses in:
- legal practice
- public relations
- human resources
- business administration
- financial services.
South West TAFE
Students currently completing a South West course in accounting, business, management, hospitality, tourism or events management may be eligible for entry in the second year of Deakin’s Bachelor of Management.
Deakin and South West also offer an Associate Degree in Arts, Business and Science with a Diploma of Accounting.
Sunraysia Institute of Technical and Further Education (SuniTAFE)
We offer the Associate Degree in Arts, Business and Science at SuniTAFE’s Swan Hill Campus.
Domestic and international students can also go from studying one of SuniTAFE’s courses to enrolling in Deakin’s Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Management or Bachelor of Business Information Systems.