Master of Business Administration

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.

Course sub-headings

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.

Fees and charges

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Your course tuition fees are calculated based on the units you study. Please refer to the Pre 2016 Unit Fee Cost in the Unit Search.

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your course tuition fees are calculated based on the course you study. The following rates apply:

Commonwealth Supported Place (indicative)*Domestic Fee PayingInternational Fee Paying
Not applicableNot applicableNot applicable

The rates shown are based on 1 Equivalent Full Time Study Load (EFTSL) or 8 credit points. If your study load for the year is less than or more than 1 EFTSL your fees will be adjusted accordingly. Each unit you study has an EFTSL value. You can multiple the course price by the EFSTL value of all units you are enrolled in to determine the unit price.

* The Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) course rates shown are indicative course fees. CSP fees are indicative because they are calculated based on your unit selection. They should be used as a guide only. The 2016 CSP course fees may change if the Commonwealth Government's proposed fee deregulation and reforms legislation is passed.

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.

Course structure

Core units

MPT781/MPE781Economics for Managers #

MPM701Business Process Management

MPR706/MPM706Strategy Capstone *

MPR721/MPM721People Management *

MPT732/MPK732Marketing Management #

Plus one of the following units:

MPM712Managing Innovation

MPR722/MPM722Human Resource Management *

MPT735/MPM735International 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.

MAA703Accounting for Management

MAA754Enterprise Risk Management

MPA751Financial Reporting and Analysis

MPF753Finance

plus 2 credit points of unspecified credit at level 7