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|Award granted||Master of Business Administration (International)|
|Campus||Offered at Burwood (Melbourne)|
|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 2014||$28,600* AUD|
|CRICOS course code||056889B|
IELTS overall score of 6.5 (with no band score less than 6) or equivalent
|Deakin course code||M731|
|Faculty contacts||Deakin International|
Tel +61 3 9627 4877
Deakin's Master of Business Administration (International) is designed to give high-performing students an opportunity to gain industry experience as part of a world-class MBA.
The course is available to applicants who may not have had experience as a business manager. It includes an optional business practicum project unit, which is completed in an operating business environment to equip you with valuable practical managerial expertise.
High achieving students are able to move directly from their undergraduate degree to postgraduate MBA studies, saving time and money.
The course also features a research project option, which can allow you to conduct research into specific organisational issues, and may allow you to articulate into a research degree. Emphasis will be placed on issues associated with international business management.
Deakin’s Master of Business Administration (International) has a 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 degree requires completion of 12 credit points comprising 7 credit points of core units, 1 credit point selected from a list of three units, plus 4 credit points of elective units from a specified list (students may choose other units with prior written approval of the Course Team Chair). The 4 credit points of elective units may form one of the specialisations listed below, or students may choose these units from the range of specialisations including the general elective units. Students must complete at least four credit points of units from the core at Deakin.
Students may choose to exit the MBA (International) early with either a Graduate Certificate of Business Administration (International) or a Graduate Diploma of Business Administration (International).
Refer to the details of each specialisation for availability.
* previously titled Insurance
|MPE707||International Banking and Finance|
|MPT781/MPE781||Economics for Managers #|
|MPM703||Business Strategy and Analysis|
|MPT735/MPM735||International Business Management #|
|MPM701||Business Process Management|
|MPT732/MPK732||Marketing Management #|
plus 1 credit point from:
|MPE711||Global Trade and Markets|
|MPK701||Research Design and Analysis|
|MPR722/MPM722||Human Resource Management *|
The 4 credit points of elective units may form one of the specialisations listed above, or students may choose these units from the range of specialisations or the general elective unit listed below.
|MIS770||Analytical Skills for Managers|
|MPT738/MPM738||Audacious Leadership #|
|MPM704||Managing for Environmental Sustainability|
|MPM792||Operations Management (B)|
or any other units 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 -normally requires weighted average mark (WAM) of 65% or approved equivalent, or for those without a degree, a masters degree may be accepted in lieu of a 3-year bachelor degree -normally requires weighted average mark (WAM) of 65% or approved equivalent, or a graduate certificate in a cognate area -normally requires weighted average mark (WAM) of 65% or approved equivalent plus 5 years minimum relevant work experience. Applicants may be eligible for Credit for Prior Learning for appropriate units of completed postgraduate study.
Alternate admission is available via the Postgraduate Qualifying Programs (PQP):
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 (International) may be granted to students who have successfully completed appropriate postgraduate studies in managment. 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.
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.