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Postgraduate students - Industry courses and VET programs

Faculty of Business and Law
Vocational Education and Training Programs (VET)

Faculty of Business and Law

Postgraduate Management Courses

In association with DeakinPrime, the Faculty of Business and Law offers two postgraduate courses as a corporate pathway into its MBA program. These courses are available only to corporate clients. The courses provide a grounding in management education oriented to the needs of middle managers, with the opportunity to articulate into the Faculty MBA.

The courses are:

Graduate Certificate of Corporate Management M502
4 credit points, equivalent to one semester of full-time study.


Graduate Diploma of Management M600
8 credit points, equivalent to one year of full-time study.

Details of these courses are provided in the Corporate Management and/or Management section of the Postgraduate Handbook.


Vocational Education and Training programs (VET)

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Deakin University, trading as DeakinPrime, is a registered training organisation (RTO).
DeakinPrime's Vocational Education and Training (VET) programs deliver tailored training solutions to leading organisations, government agencies and professional associations.

DeakinPrime provides:

  • Access to Deakin University's higher education awards via accreditation pathways
  • Relevant, innovative and responsive education and development programs in the fields of business, finance and government
  • Occupational or work-related knowledge and skills, building on existing skills as well as developing new skills relevant to the workplace
  • Nationally recognised qualifications.

DeakinPrime offers the following VET programs to its clients:


Diploma of Management
This program provides participants who are engaged to mange the work of others and to add value to or review management practices. This is targeted for people who have considerable experience in their respective industries the program is self-paced (distance learning) and can be completed in 18-36 months (part-time). The program offers a blend of workshops, project work and email support. As with the Diploma of Business (Frontline Management), this program is context-driven to encourage participants to apply their learning to the challenges faced in their day-to-day roles.


Diploma of Project Management
This program provides managers with the skills they need to deliver projects on time and within budget, while meeting goals, quality standards and stakeholder requirements. The program is self-paced (distance learning), can be completed in 12-18 months (part-time), assists managers to better integrate project work into their other duties, and equips participants to manage priorities and reach sound strategic decisions. The program offers a blend of workshops, project-based learning and assessment, and encourages participants to apply their skills to issues particular to their workplace.


Diploma of Financial Services (Finance/Mortgage Broking Management)
This program provides participants with the skills to work as finance and mortgage brokers, whether as an employee, team manager or in their own business. The program offers a comprehensive introduction to the major organisations, products, operations and regulations relevant to this highly competitive sector, and provides a formally recognised qualification (the program is endorsed by the Finance Brokers Association of Australia). The program is self-paced (distance learning), can be completed in 12-36 months (part-time) and offers a blend of workplace observation, assignments, online assessment and email support services.

For further information please contact the DeakinPrime Client PortfolioTeam on 03 9918 9000 or email your enquiry to VET.Systems@deakinprime.com


Diploma of Personal Injury Management (Workers Compensation)
This program is designed to reflect the role of employees working within the workers compensation industry sector who perform duties as a specialist workers compensation case manager, manage a team or deal with workers compensation claims with a high risk determination The program is aimed at team leaders, supervisors and frontline managers, is self-paced (distance learning) and can be completed in 18-36 months (part-time). The program offers a blend of workshops, project work and email support.


Certificate IV in Personal Injury Management (Workers Compensation)
This program is designed to reflect the role of individuals who use well-developed skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of contexts. They apply a solution to a defined range of unpredictable problems and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. For further information please contact the DeakinPrime Client Portfolio Team on 03 9918 9000 or email your enquiry to VET.Systems@deakinprime.com

Certificate III in Financial Services (Workers Compensation)
This program is designed to reflect the role of entry level employees who apply a broad range of competencies in a varied work context, using limited discretion and judgment, and relevant theoretical knowledge and organisational guidelines. For further information please contact the DeakinPrime Client Portfolio Team on 03 9918 9000 or email your enquiry to VET.Systems@deakinprime.com

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