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|Award granted||Master of Business Administration|
|Campus||Offered at Burwood (Melbourne)|
|Length||1.5 years full time|
|Next available intake||March (Trimester 1), July (Trimester 2), November (Trimester 3)|
|Indicative annual fee 2014||$28,580* AUD|
|CRICOS course code||035037J|
IELTS overall score of 6.5 (with no band score less than 6) or equivalent
|Deakin course code||M701|
|Faculty contacts||Deakin International|
Tel +61 3 9627 4877
Deakin's distinctive MBA is one of Australia's premier business education programs. For 30 years, the Deakin MBA has been offering relevant skills, contemporary knowledge and real experience, while developing the business leaders of tomorrow.
Coherent themes of teamwork, sustainability, globalisation and social and regulatory responsibility run through the entire MBA program. The focus is on profit with principles, which means graduates understand the importance of ethical behaviour and sustainable decision-making. The program content is informed by research, scholarship and industry engagement.
Real learning experiences
The Deakin MBA program is renowned for its experiential learning opportunities. Innovative teaching techniques include our intensive Residential Units where you can complete a unit in one week. You can also choose to enrich your degree with study tours offered in Australia, China, Europe, India and the United States.
The Deakin MBA can be undertaken full-time or part-time and in any combination of Cloud (online) mode, Campus mode, residential and overseas study modes. Whatever you choose, the Deakin MBA is designed to be a stimulating and satisfying study experience.
Deakin offers many courses which can be studied by distance education overseas.
However, international students living in Australia must, in each compulsory trimester (that is, Trimesters 1 and 2), enrol in at least one unit that is offered as a Campus located unit and can, in addition enrol in units offered via Cloud (online). International students are not permitted to do more than 25% of their total course via Cloud (online) learning. Best practice is to enrol in mostly Campus located units in each compulsory trimester.
In a non-compulsory trimester (Trimester 3), international students may study Cloud (online) units only.
Deakin’s Master of Business Administration has a wide range of specialisations 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.
The MBA requires completion of 12 credit points comprising 8 credit points of core units and 4 credit points of elective units and may include one specialisation. The four elective units may be selected in one specialisation as listed, or students may choose any 4 credit points from the range of specialisations. Students must complete at least four credit points of units from the core at Deakin.
Refer to the details of each specialisation for availability.
# previously titled Leadership and Communication
|MPA751/MPR751||Financial Reporting and Analysis (Residential) *|
|MPT781/MPE781||Economics for Managers #|
|MPM701||Business Process Management|
|MPR706/MPM706||Strategic Management *|
|MPR721/MPM721||Organisational Behaviour *|
|MPT732/MPK732||Marketing Management #|
Plus one unit from:
|MPR722/MPM722||Human Resource Management *|
|MPT735/MPM735||International Business Management #|
The remaining 4 credit points may be selected in one specialisation as listed or students may choose any units from the range of specialisations including the general elective unit listed below:
|MPR709||Dispute Management *|
Students may choose an alternative unit with prior written approval of the Course Team Chair.
* MPR code denotes residential version of the unit
#MPT code denotes study tour version of the unit
Completion of a tertiary program equivalent to not less than 3 years of full-time study at a university or other approved educational institution and 3 years of full-time (or equivalent part-time) managerial or professional work experience, or for those without a degree, a masters degree may be accepted in lieu of a 3-year bachelor degree and 3 years of full-time (or equivalent part-time) managerial or professional work experience, or a graduate certificate in a cognate area plus 5 years minimum professional or managerial work experience.
Applicants may be eligible for Credit for Prior Learning for appropriate units of completed postgraduate study.
All applicants must provide the following with their application:
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 into the Master of Business Administration may be granted to students who have successfully completed appropriated postgraduate studies in management. Students must complete at least four credit points of units from the core at Deakin. There are negotiated credit arrangements in place for CPA members.
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.