Graduate Diploma of Business Administration (International)
Course summary for international students
|Award granted||Graduate Diploma of Business Administration (International)|
|Length||1 year full-time or part-time equivalent|
|Next available intake|
March (Trimester 1), July (Trimester 2), November (Trimester 3)
|Fee paying annual fee - commencing 2016||No fees defined|
|CRICOS course code||069121K|
IELTS overall score of 6.5 (with no band score less than 6) or equivalent
|Deakin course code||M631|
- Course overview
- Fees and charges
- Entry requirements - general
- Entry requirements - specific
- Credit for prior learning - general
- How to apply
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
Equivalent Full Time Student Load (EFTSL)
EFTSL is the standard annual full time load. Eight credit points is considered a standard full time load for one year. Each unit you study has an EFTSL value. You can add these together to calculate your study load each year. Depending on enrolment, you may be enrolled in more than or less than the one EFTSL each year.
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.
The actual course fees charged by Deakin University, is based on the course and the study load (EFTSL) being undertaken. The study load (EFSTL) value of each unit offered in 2016 can be viewed from the Unit Search.
The fees per course/unit/credit point may be otherwise subject to an annual increase due to rises in the cost of course delivery and service.
This indicative and annual course fees provided are a guide only. No representation is made that the information provided is current or accurate. Deakin assumes no responsibility for persons relying on indicative course fees to calculate the total future cost of their course. Applicants can email email@example.com au for more information about 2016 fees.
Course Learning Outcomes
|Graduate Learning Outcome||Course Learning Outcome|
|Discipline specific knowledge and capabilities||Demonstrate an advanced understanding of a contemporary body of knowledge and apply theories to the evaluation of complex business issues in a global context.|
|Communication||Demonstrate advanced communication skills in a diverse range of business contexts.|
|Digital literacy||Use digital technologies to obtain, organise and disseminate complex business ideas.|
|Critical thinking||Critically analyse complex business ideas and theories.|
|Problem solving||Apply problem solving skills to analyse, develop and recommend solutions for complex business issues facing local and international organisations.|
|Self-management||Work and learn independently and take responsibility for personal actions.|
|Teamwork||Not explicitly addressed as a learning outcome in this award.|
|Global citizenship||Demonstrate understanding of business issues in a global context.|
|Approved by Faculty Board October 2014.|
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
- A 3 year bachelor's degree or AQF equivalent, with a minimum weighted average mark (WAM) of 65% or approved equivalent
- 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.
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
- Applicant Portal: Use our online application system to submit and track your application now OR
- Apply through a Deakin International office: Fill out an application form and submit it to a Deakin International office OR
- Apply through a Deakin representative: Take your application form to your preferred agent for assistance.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org