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Master of Business Administration - CIMA

Course summary for current students

Award granted Master of Business Administration
Cloud (online)No
Duration1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent
CRICOS course code056978A
Deakin course codeM741

Joint program with Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)


Offered to continuing students only from Trimester 2 2012.

Continuing students should discuss unit selections with their enrolment officer.

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Course overview

This joint MBA program with Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) allows applicants who have completed the CIMA Professional Qualification to obtain 6 credit points of advanced standing towards the MBA.

The Deakin MBA is a 12-credit-point course incorporating 12 units of study. The Campus and Cloud (online) 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.

The MBA 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.

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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 degree requires students to complete 12 credit points. Advanced standing of 6 credit points will be available to all students entering the course for completion of the CIMA Professional Qualification.

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Course structure

Core units

MPT781/MPE781 Economics for Managers  #

MPM701 Business Process Management  

MPR706/MPM706 Strategic Management  *

MPR721/MPM721 Organisational Behaviour  *

MPT732/MPK732 Marketing Management  #


Plus one of the following units:

MPM712 Managing Innovation  

MPR722/MPM722 Human Resource Management  *

MPT735/MPM735 International Business Management  #


*MPR code denotes residential version of the unit.

#MPT code denotes study tour version of the unit.

Credit for prior learning of 6 credit points (as listed below) will be available to all students entering the course for completion of the CIMA Professional Qualification.


MAA703 Accounting for Management  

MAA754 Enterprise Risk Management  

MPA751 Financial Reporting and Analysis  

MPF753 Finance  

plus 2 credit points of unspecified credit at level 7


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