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|Award granted||Master of Business Administration|
|Campus||Offered at Melbourne Burwood Campus|
|Length||1.5 years full time or part time equivalent|
|Next available intake|
March (Trimester 1), July (Trimester 2), November (Trimester 3)
|Indicative annual fee 2013||$22,210* - Full-fee paying place|
Postgraduate Student Administration
|CRICOS course code||035037J|
|Deakin course code||M701|
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 and the United States.
The Deakin MBA can be undertaken full-time or part-time and in any combination of off-campus, on-campus, residential and overseas study modes. Whatever you choose, the Deakin MBA is designed to be a stimulating and satisfying study experience.
This is a fee-paying course. Domestic students may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance in paying these tuition fees. For more information about FEE-HELP go to http://www.deakin.edu.au/future-students/fees/
Fee paying place - Domestic (DFP)
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.
Fee paying places are available to domestic students. Domestic students are those who are Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens or holders of a permanent visa.
* 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 2013, 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 2013 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.
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.
Health and Human Services Management
Human Resource Management
Information Systems Management
Information Systems Project Management
Insurance and Risk Management
# new specialisation title from Trimester 1, 2013. Previously titled Leadership and Communication.
~ new specialisation commencing Trimester 2, 2013
|MPA751/MPR751||Financial Reporting and Analysis (Residential) *|
|MPE781||Economics for Managers|
|MPM701||Business Process Management|
|MPR706/MPM706||Strategic Management *|
|MPR721/MPM721||Organisational Behaviour *|
|MPR732/MPK732||Marketing Management *|
|MPT732||Marketing Management #|
Plus one unit from:
|MPT722/MPR722||Human Resource Management (Residential) # *|
|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 *|
|MPT708||Business in Asia|
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:
Credit for prior learning into the Master of Business Administration may be granted to students who have successfully completed appropriate postgraduate studies in management. Students must complete at least four credit points of units from the core at Deakin. There are negotiated credit arrangements for prior learning arrangements in place for CPA members.
Applications must be made directly to the University through the Applicant Portal. Details of available courses and application closing dates can be found on the Apply webpage. Please note that closing dates may vary for individual courses.
Your course may require further information in support of your application. Please refer to the faculty information website for further details.