Master of Business Administration

Course summary for current students

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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.

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

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.

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

Course structure

Core units

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MPR732/MPK732Unit description is currently unavailable *

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MPT722/MPR722Unit description is currently unavailable # *

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MPM722Unit 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.

 

MPM701Unit description is currently unavailable

 

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

Details of specialisations

Accounting

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MPT751/MPR751Unit description is currently unavailable #*

Plus 2 credit points of units from:

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MAA703Unit description is currently unavailable

MPI701Unit description is currently unavailable ^

MPI702Unit 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

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MMM790Unit description is currently unavailable

MMM793Unit description is currently unavailable

MMM796Unit description is currently unavailable

MMM799Unit description is currently unavailable

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MPI702Unit description is currently unavailable

^ 2 credit points

 

Business Consulting

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MPK701Unit description is currently unavailable

Plus 2 credit points of units from:

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MPR705Unit description is currently unavailable

MPI701Unit description is currently unavailable ^

MPI702Unit description is currently unavailable

MPM701Unit description is currently unavailable

MSC756Unit description is currently unavailable

MMH707Unit description is currently unavailable
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MPR707Unit description is currently unavailable

Or any other unit approved by the Course Team Chair.

^ 2 credit points

Corporate Governance

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MPT751/MPR751Unit description is currently unavailable #*

Plus one unit from:

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MPI701Unit description is currently unavailable ^

MPI702Unit description is currently unavailable

MSC755Unit description is currently unavailable

MPT722/MPR722Unit description is currently unavailable # *

or

MPM722Unit 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

MPC701Unit description is currently unavailable

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Plus one unit from:

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^ 2 credit points

 

As of Trimester 2, 2010:

 

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Plus one unit from:

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Plus one unit from:

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MSC768Unit description is currently unavailable

MSQ791Unit description is currently unavailable

^ 2 credit points

Enterprise Security Management

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MLM786Unit description is currently unavailable

MPI701Unit description is currently unavailable ^

MPI702Unit description is currently unavailable

MSC755Unit description is currently unavailable

MSC767Unit description is currently unavailable

^ 2 credit points

Environmental Sustainability

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Plus one unit from:

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AIP773Unit description is currently unavailable

AIP748Unit description is currently unavailable

AIP775Unit description is currently unavailable

AIP777Unit description is currently unavailable

MPI701Unit description is currently unavailable ^

MPI702Unit 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:

 

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Plus one unit from:

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SBH715Unit description is currently unavailable

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

^ 2 credit points

 


 

 

Finance

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MPI701Unit description is currently unavailable ^

MPI702Unit description is currently unavailable

# MPT code denotes study tour version of the unit

^ 2 credit points

Financial Planning

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MAF702Unit description is currently unavailable

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MAF708Unit description is currently unavailable

MAF709Unit description is currently unavailable

MAF765Unit description is currently unavailable

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MPI702Unit 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:

HSH701Unit description is currently unavailable

HSH702Unit description is currently unavailable

HSH703Unit description is currently unavailable

HSH739Unit description is currently unavailable

MPI701Unit description is currently unavailable ^

MPI702Unit description is currently unavailable

^ 2 credit points

 

Human Resource Management

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or

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Plus 2 credit points of units from:

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MPI701Unit description is currently unavailable ^

MPI702Unit description is currently unavailable

MSC768Unit description is currently unavailable

MMH707Unit description is currently unavailable
or

MPR707Unit 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

MPC701Unit description is currently unavailable

MSC754Unit description is currently unavailable

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Plus one unit from:

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MSC767Unit description is currently unavailable

MPI701Unit description is currently unavailable ^

MPI702Unit description is currently unavailable

^ 2 credit points

 

As of Trimester 2, 2010:

 

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Plus one unit from:

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MPM701Unit description is currently unavailable

Plus one unit from:

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MSC767Unit description is currently unavailable

MPI701Unit description is currently unavailable ^

MPI702Unit description is currently unavailable

^ 2 credit points

Information Systems Project Management

Select 4 credit points of units from:

MPC701Unit description is currently unavailable

MPI701Unit description is currently unavailable ^

MPI702Unit description is currently unavailable

MSC755Unit description is currently unavailable

MSC756Unit description is currently unavailable

MSC770Unit description is currently unavailable

^ 2 credit points

 

As of Trimester 2, 2010:


Select 4 credit points of units from:

MPI701Unit description is currently unavailable ^

MPI702Unit description is currently unavailable

MSC755Unit description is currently unavailable

MSC756Unit description is currently unavailable

MSC770Unit description is currently unavailable

MPC701Unit description is currently unavailable
or

MPM701Unit description is currently unavailable

^ 2 credit points

Innovation

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plus 3 credit points of units from:

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MPI701Unit description is currently unavailable ^

MPI702Unit description is currently unavailable

MPM701Unit description is currently unavailable

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MSC756Unit description is currently unavailable

SEB711Unit description is currently unavailable

SEB712Unit description is currently unavailable

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^ 2 credit points

Insurance

MAS701Unit description is currently unavailable

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MPI702Unit description is currently unavailable

^ 2 credit points

International and Community Development

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ASD704Unit description is currently unavailable

ASD705Unit description is currently unavailable

ASD715Unit description is currently unavailable

International Trade and Business

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MPE711Unit description is currently unavailable

MPI701Unit description is currently unavailable ^

MPI702Unit description is currently unavailable

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MPT735/MPM735Unit description is currently unavailable #

# MPT code denotes study tour version of the unit

^ 2 credit points

Law

MLC771Unit description is currently unavailable

Plus 3 credit points of units from:

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MLM703Unit description is currently unavailable

MLM706Unit description is currently unavailable

MLM721Unit description is currently unavailable

MLM731Unit description is currently unavailable

MLM740Unit description is currently unavailable

MLM782Unit description is currently unavailable

MLM785Unit description is currently unavailable

MPI701Unit description is currently unavailable ^

MPI702Unit description is currently unavailable

^ 2 credit points

Leadership and Communication

MPR721/MPM721Unit description is currently unavailable *

MPR703Unit description is currently unavailable

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Plus one unit from:

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MPR707Unit description is currently unavailable

MPI701Unit description is currently unavailable ^

MPI702Unit description is currently unavailable

* MPR code denotes residential version of the unit

^ 2 credit points

Marketing

Select 4 credit points of units from:

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MPK701Unit description is currently unavailable

MPK712Unit description is currently unavailable

MPR732/MPK732Unit description is currently unavailable *

MPK736Unit description is currently unavailable

MMK751Unit description is currently unavailable

MPK711Unit description is currently unavailable

MPI701Unit description is currently unavailable ^

MPI702Unit description is currently unavailable

* MPR code denotes residential version of the unit

^ 2 credit points

Project-Based Management

MSC756Unit description is currently unavailable

Plus 3 credit points of units from:

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MPI701Unit description is currently unavailable ^

MPI702Unit description is currently unavailable

SEB712Unit description is currently unavailable

MMH707Unit description is currently unavailable
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MPR707Unit description is currently unavailable

^ 2 credit points

Public Management

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AIP748Unit description is currently unavailable

AIP775Unit description is currently unavailable

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MPI702Unit description is currently unavailable

^ 2 credit points

 

Research Project

Select 4 credit points of units from:

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MPK701Unit description is currently unavailable

MPP701Unit description is currently unavailable

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^2 credit points

 

 

Retail Management

MPM705Unit description is currently unavailable

Plus 3 credit points of units from the following:

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MPI701Unit description is currently unavailable ^

MPI702Unit description is currently unavailable

MPK711Unit description is currently unavailable

MPK712Unit description is currently unavailable

MPK736Unit description is currently unavailable

MPR705Unit description is currently unavailable

MSC753Unit description is currently unavailable

MPC701Unit description is currently unavailable
or

MPM701Unit description is currently unavailable

^ 2 credit points

Risk Management

Select 4 credit points of units from: 

MAF754Unit description is currently unavailable

MAS701Unit description is currently unavailable

MAS702Unit description is currently unavailable

MAS710Unit description is currently unavailable

MPI701Unit description is currently unavailable ^

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^ 2 credit points

 

Strategy and Planning

MPR706/MPM706Unit description is currently unavailable *

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MPI702Unit description is currently unavailable

MPR705Unit description is currently unavailable

MMH707Unit description is currently unavailable
or

MPR707Unit description is currently unavailable

* MPR code denotes residential version of the unit

^ 2 credit points

 

Supply Chain Management

MPC701Unit description is currently unavailable

MSC753Unit description is currently unavailable

MSC795Unit description is currently unavailable

Plus one unit from:

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MPI702Unit description is currently unavailable

MSC752Unit description is currently unavailable

MSC755Unit description is currently unavailable

MSQ791Unit description is currently unavailable

^ 2 credit points

 

As of Trimester 2, 2010:

 

MSC753Unit description is currently unavailable

MSC795Unit description is currently unavailable

Plus one unit from:

MPC701Unit description is currently unavailable

MPM701Unit description is currently unavailable

Plus one unit from:

MPI701Unit description is currently unavailable ^

MPI702Unit description is currently unavailable

MSC752Unit description is currently unavailable

MSC755Unit description is currently unavailable

MSQ791Unit description is currently unavailable

^ 2 credit points


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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