Bachelor of Management

Course summary for current students

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Award granted Bachelor of Management
CampusOffered at Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Warrnambool
Duration3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
CRICOS course code062182J
Deakin course codeM302

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The Bachelor of Management is a highly flexible management degree with a small number of core units, allowing students to concentrate their studies into the area/s that most interest them. A wide range of specialist majors are available from within the Faculty of Business and Law, and students can also select a major from another faculty such as psychology, public relations, journalism or many others (subject to satisfying entry requirements).


Students who have completed a Certificate of Management, a Diploma of Management or an Associate Degree of Management with DeakinPrime may articulate to the Bachelor of Management with full credit.
Articulating students should seek course advice from enrolment officers at the Faculty office on Warrnambool campus, telephone 03 5563 3358.

Business internship program

The Bachelor of Management incorporates a business internship program which provides students with a realistic business experience in their area of specialisation. Two 1-credit-point units, available to final-year students, have been developed to provide experiential learning opportunities which foster the development of practical capabilities and enhance employment prospects for graduates. These units complement each major area of study and are available on all campuses and off campus.
MMI301 Business Internship 1
MMI302 Business Internship 2

Unit selection

Students admitted to the Bachelor of Management will be given advice on unit selection however students must take responsibility for planning their own studies within the course structure and course rules.

Part-time studies

Part-time study is available on and off campus. Part-time study refers to academic workload, not mode of study.

Professional Recognition

By choosing appropriate units within the Bachelor of Management- Accounting major sequence plus specified finance and commercial law units, students may be accredited by the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAA).

Fees and charges

Commonwealth supported students (CSP)
Students who commenced their course before 1 January 2005 will be able to study under the current (indexed) student contribution levels until the end of 2008, unless they discontinue their enrolment without formally deferring or complete their course of study.

Fee paying students
For students enrolled prior to 2005, fees were calculated based on the fee rate applicable to the course in which they were enrolled. This fee rate was fixed for the minimum expected duration of the course, i.e. the minimum amount of time in which the course could be completed. This method of calculation will be maintained for continuing students (for the pre-2005 course only) unless the student has exceeded the minimum period for completion of the course.

From 2005 fees will be calculated on a per unit basis. The fees charged will depend on the individual units chosen. The cost of each unit can be viewed within each unit description or you can specifically search for units at   Please note that the fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and services.

Course rules

The course rules for the Bachelor of Management require that students complete 24 credit points, of which 16 must be Business and Law course grouped units, including at least four core units and at least one major sequence of 6 credit points.  Students are able to complete more than one major sequence depending on unit choice.

The four core units must be selected from four of the following discipline areas: Accounting, Economics, Finance, Information Systems, Law, Management, Marketing and Statistics.

Students must complete at least 14 credit points taken over levels 2 or 3 of which at least 4 credit points must be taken at level 3. Up to 8 credit points may be taken from any approved bachelor degree.
All commencing students are required to successfully complete at least one wholly online unit.

Major sequences

Major sequences that may be chosen include:

Accounting Information Systems
Business Information Systems
Business Security Management
Commercial Law
Facilities Management
Financial Planning
Health Informatics*
Human Resource Management

Interactive Marketing
International Trade
Quantitative Business Analysis


*subject to final approval

Course structure

General electives

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