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Master of Business Administration

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Award granted Master of Business Administration
CampusOffered at Burwood (Melbourne)
Duration1.5 years full time or part time equivalent
CRICOS course code035037J
Deakin course codeM701

Course sub-headings

Course overview

Deakin’s Master of Business Administration can help you to improve your business skills, perform your current job more effectively and expand your career options. You can specialise in areas such as accounting, corporate governance, finance, financial planning, human resource management, information systems, insurance, law, marketing, retail management, risk management and supply chain management, and help advance your career through studies in a broad range of topics relating to all aspects of organisational management and the development of creative, analytical and interpersonal capabilities crucial to business leadership.

 

The on-campus and off-campus modes of study incorporate Deakin's flexible learning model, using electronic conferencing, group-based project work and interaction, high quality course materials, overseas study programs and intensive residential schools.

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Fees and charges

Unit fees can be viewed within individual unit descriptions. You can search for a unit using the Unit Search.

 

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

The MBA comprises 8 credit points of core units and 4 credit points of elective units and may include one specialisation. The four elective units may be selected in one specialisation as listed, or students may choose any 4 credit points from the range of specialisations including the general elective units.

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Specialisations

Accounting
Arts and Entertainment Management

Business Consulting
Corporate Governance
Economics^
Electronic Business
Enterprise Security Management
Environmental Sustainability

Finance
Financial Planning
Health and Human Services Management
Human Resource Management
Information Systems Management
Information Systems Project Management
Innovation
Insurance

International and Community Development
International Trade and Business
Law
Leadership and Communication
Marketing
Project-Based Management
Public Management

Research Project

Retail Management

Risk Management
Strategy and Planning
Supply Chain Management

 

^ continuing students only

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Course structure

Core units

MPA751 Unit description is currently unavailable   
or

MPT751/MPR751 Unit description is currently unavailable   #*

MPE781 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPT753/MPF753 Unit description is currently unavailable   #

MPR732/MPK732 Unit description is currently unavailable   *

MPR706/MPM706 Unit description is currently unavailable   *

MPR721/MPM721 Unit description is currently unavailable   *

MPT735/MPM735 Unit description is currently unavailable   #

Plus one unit from:

MPC741 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPM712 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPT722/MPR722 Unit description is currently unavailable   # *

or

MPM722 Unit description is currently unavailable   

 

#MPT code denotes study tour version of the unit

*MPR code denotes residential version of the unit

 

Elective units

The remaining 4 credit points may be selected in one specialisation as listed or students may choose any units from the range of specialisations including the general elective units listed below.

 

MPM701 Unit description is currently unavailable   

 

Or students may choose an alternative unit with prior written approval of the Course Team Chair.

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Details of specialisations

Accounting

MPA701 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPA751 Unit description is currently unavailable   
or

MPT751/MPR751 Unit description is currently unavailable   #*

Plus 2 credit points of units from:

MAA702 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MAA703 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPI701 Unit description is currently unavailable   ^

MPI702 Unit description is currently unavailable   

* MPR code denotes residential version of the unit

# MPT code denotes study tour version of the unit

^ 2 credit points

Arts and Entertainment Management

Select 4 credit points of units from:

MMK792 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MMM790 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MMM793 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MMM796 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MMM799 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPI701 Unit description is currently unavailable   ^

MPI702 Unit description is currently unavailable   

^ 2 credit points

 

Business Consulting

MPM715 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPK701 Unit description is currently unavailable   

Plus 2 credit points of units from:

MPM712 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPK711 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPR705 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPI701 Unit description is currently unavailable   ^

MPI702 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPM701 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MSC756 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MMH707 Unit description is currently unavailable   
or

MPR707 Unit description is currently unavailable   

Or any other unit approved by the Course Team Chair.

^ 2 credit points

Corporate Governance

MLM706 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPA711 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPA751 Unit description is currently unavailable   
or

MPT751/MPR751 Unit description is currently unavailable   #*

Plus one unit from:

AIP777 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MAF754 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPI701 Unit description is currently unavailable   ^

MPI702 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MSC755 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPT722/MPR722 Unit description is currently unavailable   # *

or

MPM722 Unit description is currently unavailable   

# MPT code denotes study tour version of the unit

* MPR code denotes residential version of the unit

^ 2 credit points

Economics

Offered to continuing students only
For all enquiries contact a student adviser

Electronic Business

MPC701 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MSC752 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MSC767 Unit description is currently unavailable   

Plus one unit from:

MMK737 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPI701 Unit description is currently unavailable   ^

MPI702 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MSC768 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MSQ791 Unit description is currently unavailable   

^ 2 credit points

 

As of Trimester 2, 2010:

 

MSC752 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MSC767 Unit description is currently unavailable   

Plus one unit from:

MPC701 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPM701 Unit description is currently unavailable   

Plus one unit from:

MMK737 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPI701 Unit description is currently unavailable   ^

MPI702 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MSC768 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MSQ791 Unit description is currently unavailable   

^ 2 credit points

Enterprise Security Management

Select 4 credit points of units from:

MLM770 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MLM786 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPI701 Unit description is currently unavailable   ^

MPI702 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MSC755 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MSC767 Unit description is currently unavailable   

^ 2 credit points

Environmental Sustainability

SQE721 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SQE722 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SQE723 Unit description is currently unavailable   

Plus one unit from:

AIP740 Unit description is currently unavailable   

AIP773 Unit description is currently unavailable   

AIP748 Unit description is currently unavailable   

AIP775 Unit description is currently unavailable   

AIP777 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPI701 Unit description is currently unavailable   ^

MPI702 Unit description is currently unavailable   

Or an alternative unit upon prior written approval of the Course Team Chair

^ 2 credit points

 

As of trimester 2, 2010:

 

SQE721 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPM704 Unit description is currently unavailable   

Plus one unit from:

AIP740 Unit description is currently unavailable   

AIP773 Unit description is currently unavailable   

AIP748 Unit description is currently unavailable   

AIP775 Unit description is currently unavailable   

AIP777 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPI701 Unit description is currently unavailable   ^

MPI702 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SBH715 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SQE723 Unit description is currently unavailable   

Or an alternative unit upon prior written approval of the Course Team Chair

^ 2 credit points

 


 

 

Finance

Select 4 credit points of units from:

MAF702 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MAF703 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MAF704 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MAF707 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MAF754 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPT753/MPF753 Unit description is currently unavailable   #

MPI701 Unit description is currently unavailable   ^

MPI702 Unit description is currently unavailable   

# MPT code denotes study tour version of the unit

^ 2 credit points

Financial Planning

Select 4 credit points of units from:

 

MAF702 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MAF707 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MAF708 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MAF709 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MAF765 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPI701 Unit description is currently unavailable   ^

MPI702 Unit description is currently unavailable   

^ 2 credit points

Note: Students should consult with the Financial Planning Association or their website for professional recognition or RG146. Students seeking professional recognition may be required to undertake an additional unit.

Health and Human Services Management

Select 4 credit points of units from:

HSH701 Unit description is currently unavailable   

HSH702 Unit description is currently unavailable   

HSH703 Unit description is currently unavailable   

HSH739 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPI701 Unit description is currently unavailable   ^

MPI702 Unit description is currently unavailable   

^ 2 credit points

 

Human Resource Management

MMH706 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPT722/MPR722 Unit description is currently unavailable   # *

or

MPM722 Unit description is currently unavailable   

Plus 2 credit points of units from:

MMH709 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPI701 Unit description is currently unavailable   ^

MPI702 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MSC768 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MMH707 Unit description is currently unavailable   
or

MPR707 Unit description is currently unavailable   

# MPT code denotes study tour version of the unit

* MPR code denotes residential version of the unit

^ 2 credit points

Information Systems Management

MPC701 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MSC754 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MSC770 Unit description is currently unavailable   

Plus one unit from:

MSC755 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MSC767 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPI701 Unit description is currently unavailable   ^

MPI702 Unit description is currently unavailable   

^ 2 credit points

 

As of Trimester 2, 2010:

 

MSC754 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MSC770 Unit description is currently unavailable   

Plus one unit from:

MPC701 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPM701 Unit description is currently unavailable   

Plus one unit from:

MSC755 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MSC767 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPI701 Unit description is currently unavailable   ^

MPI702 Unit description is currently unavailable   

^ 2 credit points

Information Systems Project Management

Select 4 credit points of units from:

MPC701 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPI701 Unit description is currently unavailable   ^

MPI702 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MSC755 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MSC756 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MSC770 Unit description is currently unavailable   

^ 2 credit points

 

As of Trimester 2, 2010:


Select 4 credit points of units from:

MPI701 Unit description is currently unavailable   ^

MPI702 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MSC755 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MSC756 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MSC770 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPC701 Unit description is currently unavailable   
or

MPM701 Unit description is currently unavailable   

^ 2 credit points

Innovation

MPM712 Unit description is currently unavailable   

plus 3 credit points of units from:

MPK711 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPI701 Unit description is currently unavailable   ^

MPI702 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPM701 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPM715 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPR705 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPR707 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MSC756 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SEB711 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SEB712 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SEV710 Unit description is currently unavailable   

^ 2 credit points

Insurance

MAS701 Unit description is currently unavailable   

Plus 3 credit points of units from:

MAS702 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MAS703 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MAS704 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MAS705 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MAS706 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPI701 Unit description is currently unavailable   ^

MPI702 Unit description is currently unavailable   

^ 2 credit points

International and Community Development

Select 4 credit points of units from:

AID714 Unit description is currently unavailable   

AID733 Unit description is currently unavailable   

AID734 Unit description is currently unavailable   

ASD704 Unit description is currently unavailable   

ASD705 Unit description is currently unavailable   

ASD715 Unit description is currently unavailable   

International Trade and Business

Select 4 credit points of units from:

MAA702 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPE707 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPE711 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPI701 Unit description is currently unavailable   ^

MPI702 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPK736 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPT735/MPM735 Unit description is currently unavailable   #

# MPT code denotes study tour version of the unit

^ 2 credit points

Law

MLC771 Unit description is currently unavailable   

Plus 3 credit points of units from:

MLC703 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MLM703 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MLM706 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MLM721 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MLM731 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MLM740 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MLM782 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MLM785 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPI701 Unit description is currently unavailable   ^

MPI702 Unit description is currently unavailable   

^ 2 credit points

Leadership and Communication

MPR721/MPM721 Unit description is currently unavailable   *

MPR703 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPR705 Unit description is currently unavailable   

Plus one unit from:

MMH707 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPR707 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPI701 Unit description is currently unavailable   ^

MPI702 Unit description is currently unavailable   

* MPR code denotes residential version of the unit

^ 2 credit points

Marketing

Select 4 credit points of units from:

MMK733 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MMK737 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPK701 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPK712 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPR732/MPK732 Unit description is currently unavailable   *

MPK736 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MMK751 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPK711 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPI701 Unit description is currently unavailable   ^

MPI702 Unit description is currently unavailable   

* MPR code denotes residential version of the unit

^ 2 credit points

Project-Based Management

MSC756 Unit description is currently unavailable   

Plus 3 credit points of units from:

MSC768 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPI701 Unit description is currently unavailable   ^

MPI702 Unit description is currently unavailable   

SEB712 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MMH707 Unit description is currently unavailable   
or

MPR707 Unit description is currently unavailable   

^ 2 credit points

Public Management

Select 4 credit points of units from:

AIP717 Unit description is currently unavailable   

AIP740 Unit description is currently unavailable   

AIP773 Unit description is currently unavailable   

AIP748 Unit description is currently unavailable   

AIP775 Unit description is currently unavailable   

AIP777 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPI701 Unit description is currently unavailable   ^

MPI702 Unit description is currently unavailable   

^ 2 credit points

 

Research Project

Select 4 credit points of units from:

MPI701 Unit description is currently unavailable   ^

MPK701 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPP701 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPP703 Unit description is currently unavailable   ^

^2 credit points

 

 

Retail Management

MPM705 Unit description is currently unavailable   

Plus 3 credit points of units from the following:

MLM740 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPI701 Unit description is currently unavailable   ^

MPI702 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPK711 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPK712 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPK736 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPR705 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MSC753 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPC701 Unit description is currently unavailable   
or

MPM701 Unit description is currently unavailable   

^ 2 credit points

Risk Management

Select 4 credit points of units from: 

MAF754 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MAS701 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MAS702 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MAS710 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPI701 Unit description is currently unavailable   ^

MPI702 Unit description is currently unavailable   

^ 2 credit points

 

Strategy and Planning

MPR706/MPM706 Unit description is currently unavailable   *

Plus 3 credit points of units from:

MMH706 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MMM792 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPI701 Unit description is currently unavailable   ^

MPI702 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPR705 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MMH707 Unit description is currently unavailable   
or

MPR707 Unit description is currently unavailable   

* MPR code denotes residential version of the unit

^ 2 credit points

 

Supply Chain Management

MPC701 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MSC753 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MSC795 Unit description is currently unavailable   

Plus one unit from:

MPI701 Unit description is currently unavailable   ^

MPI702 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MSC752 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MSC755 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MSQ791 Unit description is currently unavailable   

^ 2 credit points

 

As of Trimester 2, 2010:

 

MSC753 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MSC795 Unit description is currently unavailable   

Plus one unit from:

MPC701 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MPM701 Unit description is currently unavailable   

Plus one unit from:

MPI701 Unit description is currently unavailable   ^

MPI702 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MSC752 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MSC755 Unit description is currently unavailable   

MSQ791 Unit description is currently unavailable   

^ 2 credit points

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Credit for Prior Learning

Credit for prior learning into the Master of Business Administration may be granted to students who have successfully completed appropriate postgraduate studies in management. There are negotiated credit for prior learning arrangements in place for CPA members.

 

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8th June 2007