Master of Business Administration

Course summary for current students

Award granted Master of Business Administration
Cloud CampusNo
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.

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