Graduate Diploma of Business Administration (International)

Course summary for international students

Award granted Graduate Diploma of Business Administration (International)
CampusOffered at Burwood (Melbourne)
Cloud (online)Yes
Length1 year full-time or part-time equivalent
Next available intake

March (Trimester 1), July (Trimester 2), November (Trimester 3)

Indicative annual fee 2015$29,800* AUD
CRICOS course code069121K
IELTS Requirement

IELTS overall score of 6.5 (with no band score less than 6) or equivalent

Deakin course code M631
Faculty contacts

Deakin International
Tel +61 3 9627 4877
Online enquiry

Course sub-headings

Course overview

Deakin’s Graduate Diploma of Business Administration (International) will equip business managers, particularly those operating in an international context, with the capability to deal with all aspects of an organisation's management.  

You will study 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.

Fees and charges

Fee paying place - International (IFP)
A fee paying place is one for which the University does not receive any government funding. As such, students enrolled in these places are required to contribute the full cost of their course.

Fees for international students apply to persons living in Australia with Temporary Resident status, provided that there is no limitation on study and persons living abroad who are not Australian citizens and do not have Permanent Resident status in Australia.

Equivalent Full Time Student Load (EFTSL)
EFTSL is the standard annual full time load. Eight credit points is the standard full time load for one year of study.

* The 'indicative annual course fee' cited has been provided as a guide only. It has been calculated on the basis of a typical enrolment of a student undertaking the course in 2015, and reflects the cost involved in undertaking a full-time quota of units within the specified discipline.
The actual fees charged by Deakin University will depend upon the discipline from which each individual unit is chosen, and may vary from the indicative course fee cited, particularly if units are chosen from a number of disciplines. The cost of each unit offered in 2015 can be viewed from the Unit Search.
Please note that the fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and service.
Deakin assumes no responsibility for persons relying on 'indicative course fees' to calculate the total future cost of their course.

Career opportunities

Deakin’s Graduate Diploma of Business Administration (International) has a range of elective units to help you progress your career in all areas of business from administration to business strategy. As a graduate you may find employment in areas such as financial planning, corporate governance, human resource management, marketing and a range of other areas.

Course rules

This course requires completion of 8 credit points of study comprising 5 credit points of core units and 3 credit points of elective units chosen from a specified list.

Course structure

Core Units

MPA702Financial Interpretation

MPT781/MPE781Economics for Managers ^

MPM703Business Strategy and Analysis

MPT732/MPK732Marketing Management ^

Elective Units

Plus one of the following units:

MPE707International Banking and Finance

MPM701Business Process Management

MPF753/MPT753Finance ^

MPT735/MPM735International Business Management ^

Plus 3 credit points of units not previously studied from:

AIR747Contemporary International Politics

ALC706Culture, Communication and Globalisation: Critical Practices in/and Local Cultures

MAF702Financial Markets

MAF703Applied Corporate Finance

MAF707Investments and Portfolio Management

MLC771Law for Managers

MLM703Chinese Commercial Law

MLM706Corporate Governance

MLM721International Competition Law and Policy

MLM740International Commercial Law

MLM785International Law

MMH706Advanced Human Resource Management

MMH707Managing Transitions and Change

MMH709Employment Relations for Organisational Effectiveness

MMK733Strategic Marketing

MMK737Online Marketing

MPA711Corporate Governance and Ethics

MPE707International Banking and Finance

MPE711Global Trade and Markets

MPK701Research Design and Analysis

MPK711Strategic Customer Service

MPK712Unit description is currently unavailable

MPT736/MPK736International Marketing ^

MPM701Business Process Management

MPM705Retailing

MPR705Entrepreneurship (Residential)

MPR707Change Management (Residential)

MIS712eBusiness Strategies

MIS713Supply Chain Management and Logistics

MPT735/MPM735International Business Management ^

MPR722/MPM722Human Resource Management *

* MPR code denotes residential version of the unit

^ MPT code denotes Study Tour version of the unit

Entry requirements - general

Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of Admission categories. In all categories of admission, selection is based primarily on academic merit as indicated by an applicant's previous academic record. The minimum requirements are successful completion of a three-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, from an approved university or other educational institution or successful completion of other equivalent qualifications gained by examination, or approved professional or industrial experience. International students must also meet the English language requirements.

Entry requirements - specific

Standard Admission:

-  A 3 year bachelor's degree or AQF equivalent, with a minimum weighted average mark (WAM) of 65% or approved equivalent

Alternative Admission:

- A masters degree with a minimum weighted average mark (WAM) of 65% or approved equivalent; or

- a graduate certificate in a cognate area with a minimum weighted average mark (WAM) of 65% or approved equivalent + 5 years minimum relevant work experience; or

- the Deakin Business and Law Postgraduate Qualifying Program (PQP):

  • applicants must have successfully completed all four PQP units with an average mark of 65 per cent and a minimum credit grade (60 per cent) in each discipline-based unit undertaken (MAA103, MAE102, MAF101 or MMM132).

IELTS / English language requirements

Please note that English language requirements exist for entry to this course and you will be required to meet the English language level requirement that is applicable in the year of your commencement of studies.

It is the students’ responsibility to ensure that she/he has the required IELTS score to register with any external accredited courses.

Credit for prior learning - general

If you have completed previous studies which you believe may reduce the number of units you have to complete at Deakin, indicate in the appropriate section on your application that you wish to be considered for credit for prior learning. You will need to provide a certified copy of your previous course details so your credit can be determined. If you are eligible, your offer letter will then contain information about your credit for prior learning.
Your credit for prior learning is formally approved prior to your enrolment at Deakin during the Enrolment and Orientation Program. You must bring original documents relating to your previous study so that this approval can occur.

You can also refer to the Credit for Prior Learning System which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin University degree.

How to apply

Tracking your application
If you have already applied and wish to enquire about your application please refer to the relevant area through which you originally applied.

  • If you applied through a Deakin representative please contact your representative.
  • If you applied through a Deakin International office please contact deakin-int-admissions@deakin.edu.au

Further study

M731 Master of Business Administration (International)

 

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