Master of Business Administration (International)
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2016 course information
Master of Business Administration (International)
|Campus||Offered at Burwood (Melbourne)|
|Length||2 years full-time or part-time equivalent|
|Next available intake|
March (Trimester 1), July (Trimester 2), November (Trimester 3)
|Fee paying annual fee - commencing 2016||$33,000 AUD|
|Level||Higher Degree Coursework (Masters and Doctorates)|
|CRICOS course code||056889B|
IELTS overall score of 6.5 (with no band score less than 6) or equivalent
|Deakin course code||M751|
|Faculty contacts||Deakin International|
Tel +61 3 9627 4877
- Course overview
- Fees and charges
- Career opportunities
- Course rules
- Course structure
- Entry requirements - general
- Entry requirements - specific
- Credit for prior learning - general
- Credit for prior learning - specific
- How to apply
Deakin's Master of Business Administration (International) is designed to give high-performing students an opportunity to gain industry experience as part of a world-class MBA.
The course is available to applicants who may not have had experience as a business manager. It includes an optional business practicum project unit, which is completed in an operating business environment to equip you with valuable practical managerial expertise.
High achieving students are able to move directly from their undergraduate degree to postgraduate MBA studies, saving time and money.
The course also features a research project option, which can allow you to conduct research into specific organisational issues, and may allow you to articulate into a research degree. Emphasis will be placed on issues associated with international business management.
Fees and charges
Equivalent Full Time Student Load (EFTSL)
EFTSL is the standard annual full time load. Eight credit points is considered a standard full time load for one year. Each unit you study has an EFTSL value. You can add these together to calculate your study load each year. Depending on enrolment, you may be enrolled in more than or less than the one EFTSL each year.
Fee paying place - International (IFP)
A fee paying place is one for which the University does not receive any Government funding. As such, students enrolled in these places are required to contribute the full cost of their course.
Fees for international students apply to persons living in Australia with Temporary Resident status, provided that there is no limitation on study and persons living abroad who are not Australian citizens and do not have Permanent Resident status in Australia.
The actual course fees charged by Deakin University, is based on the course and the study load (EFTSL) being undertaken. The study load (EFSTL) value of each unit offered in 2016 can be viewed from the Unit Search.
The fees per course/unit/credit point may be otherwise subject to an annual increase due to rises in the cost of course delivery and service.
This indicative and annual course fees provided are a guide only. No representation is made that the information provided is current or accurate. Deakin assumes no responsibility for persons relying on indicative course fees to calculate the total future cost of their course. Applicants can email firstname.lastname@example.org au for more information about 2016 fees.
Deakin’s Master of Business Administration (International) has a 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.
The degree requires completion of 16 credit points comprising 12 credit points of core units plus 4 credit points of elective units from a specified list (students may choose other units with prior written approval of the Course Team Chair). The 4 credit points of elective units may form one of the specialisations listed below, or students may choose these units from the range of specialisations including the general elective units. Students must complete at least four credit points of units from the core at Deakin.
Students may choose to exit the MBA (International) early with either a Graduate Certificate of Business Administration (International) or a Graduate Diploma of Business Administration (International).
Refer to the details of each specialisation for availability.
|MPM731||Business Communication for Managers|
|MPM732||Critical Thinking for Managers|
|MIS770||Analytical Skills for Managers|
|MMH733||Ethics for Managers|
|MPM701||Business Process Management|
|MPT781/MPE781||Economics for Managers #|
|MPT735/MPM735||International Business Management #|
|MPT732/MPK732||Marketing Management #|
|MPE707||International Banking and Finance|
|MPM703||Business Strategy and Analysis|
|MWL701||Business Internship Experience|
The 4 credit points of elective units may form one of the specialisations listed above, or students may choose these units from the range of specialisations or the general elective units listed below.
|MPK704||Sustainable Environmental Marketing|
|MPT738||Audacious Leadership #|
|MPM778||The Leadership Adventure|
or any other units with prior written approval of the Course Team Chair.
* MPR code denotes residential version of the unit
# MPT code denotes study tour version of the unit
Course Learning Outcomes
|Graduate Learning Outcome||Course Learning Outcome|
|Discipline specific knowledge and capabilities||Demonstrate an advanced and integrated understanding of a contemporary body of knowledge and apply research skills and theories to the evaluation of complex business issues in a global context.|
|Communication||Demonstrate advanced communication skills and intercultural understanding in a diverse range of business and management contexts.|
|Digital literacy||Select and use digital technologies to find, organise, analyse and disseminate complex business ideas.|
|Critical thinking||Apply critical analysis skills to evaluate complex ideas in business and international contexts.|
|Problem solving||Apply problem solving skills to conceptualise, construct and recommend solutions for complex business issues facing local and international organisations.|
|Self-management||Work and learn independently and take responsibility for personal and professional actions.|
|Teamwork||Demonstrate advanced team work skills in diverse organisational contexts.|
|Global citizenship||Analyse and interpret the impact of ethics, culture and internationalisation on contemporary business.|
|Approved by Faculty Board October 2014.|
Entry requirements - general
Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of Admission categories. In all categories of admission, selection is based primarily on academic merit as indicated by an applicant's previous academic record. The minimum requirements are successful completion of a three-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, from an approved university or other educational institution or successful completion of other equivalent qualifications gained by examination, or approved professional or industrial experience. International students must also meet the English language requirements.
Entry requirements - specific
- A 3 year bachelor's degree or AQF equivalent, with a minimum weighted average mark (WAM) of 65% or approved equivalent
- A masters degree with a minimum weighted average mark (WAM) of 65% or approved equivalent; or
- a graduate certificate in a cognate area with a minimum weighted average mark (WAM) of 65% or approved equivalent + 5 years minimum relevant work experience; or
- the Deakin Business and Law Postgraduate Qualifying Program (PQP):
- applicants must have successfully completed all four PQP units with an average mark of 65 per cent and a minimum credit grade (60 per cent) in each discipline-based unit undertaken.
IELTS / English language requirements
Please note that English language requirements exist for entry to this course and you will be required to meet the English language level requirement that is applicable in the year of your commencement of studies.
It is the students’ responsibility to ensure that she/he has the required IELTS score to register with any external accredited courses.
Credit for prior learning - general
If you have completed previous studies which you believe may reduce the number of units you have to complete at Deakin, indicate in the appropriate section on your application that you wish to be considered for credit for prior learning. You will need to provide a certified copy of your previous course details so your credit can be determined. If you are eligible, your offer letter will then contain information about your credit for prior learning.
Your credit for prior learning is formally approved prior to your enrolment at Deakin during the Enrolment and Orientation Program. You must bring original documents relating to your previous study so that this approval can occur.
You can also refer to the Credit for Prior Learning System which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin University degree.
Credit for prior learning - specific
Credit for prior learning into the Master of Business Administration (International) may be granted to students who have successfully completed appropriate postgraduate studies in managment. Students must complete at least four credit points of units from the core at Deakin. There are negotiated credit arrangements for prior learning arrangements in place for CPA members.
How to apply
- Applicant Portal: Use our online application system to submit and track your application now OR
- Apply through a Deakin International office: Fill out an application form and submit it to a Deakin International office OR
- Apply through a Deakin representative: Take your application form to your preferred agent for assistance.
Tracking your application
If you have already applied and wish to enquire about your application please refer to the relevant area through which you originally applied.
- If you applied through a Deakin representative please contact your representative.
- If you applied through a Deakin International office please contact email@example.com