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Graduate Diploma of Business Administration

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Award granted Graduate Diploma of Business Administration
CampusOffered at Burwood (Melbourne)
Cloud (online)Yes
Duration1 year full-time or part-time equivalent
CRICOS course code035038G
Deakin course codeM601

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Course overview

This course covers a broad range of topics relating to all aspects of organisational management and the development of the creative, analytical and interpersonal capabilities crucial to business leadership.


The Graduate Diploma of Business Administration allows articulation into the Master of Business Administration (MBA) and combined MBA courses.

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Please be aware:

  • Fees are calculated on a per unit basis
  • Fees charged will depend on the individual units chosen
  • Fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and services

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Course rules

To satisfy the requirements of the Graduate Diploma a student must complete a total of 8 credit points comprising 5 credit points of core units and 3 credit points of elective units.

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Course structure

Core units

MPR751/MPA751 Financial Reporting and Analysis  *

MPT781/MPE781 Economics for Managers  #

MPR721/MPM721 Organisational Behaviour  *

MPT732/MPK732 Marketing Management  #


Plus one unit from:

MPT753/MPF753 Finance  #

MPM701 Business Process Management  


Elective units

Select 3 credit points of units not previously studied from:

MAA703 Accounting for Management  

MLC771 Law for Managers  

MPT753/MPF753 Finance  #

MPM701 Business Process Management  

MPR722/MPM722 Human Resource Management  *

MPT735/MPM735 International Business Management  #

MIS771 Descriptive Analytics and Visualisation  


# MPT code denotes study tour version of the unit

* MPR code denotes residential version of the unit


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