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Master of Business Administration (International)

Course summary for local students

Award granted Master of Business Administration (International)
CampusOffered at Burwood (Melbourne)
Cloud (online)Yes
Length1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Next available intake

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

Indicative annual fee 2014$22,980* - Full-fee paying place
Faculty contacts

Postgraduate Student Administration
Faculty of Business and Law
Tel 03 5227 3447 Waterfront (Geelong)
Tel 03 9244 5043 Burwood (Melbourne)
Tel 1800 624 316 Customer Service
postgrad-enquiries@deakin.edu.au

CRICOS course code056889B
Deakin course code M731

Course sub-headings

Course overview

Deakin’s Master of Business Administration (International) will develop business managers, particularly those operating in an international context, with the capability of dealing 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.

 

The Campus and Cloud (online) modes of study incorporate Deakin's flexible learning model, using electronic conferencing, group-based project work and interaction, high quality course materials, overseas study programs and intensive residential schools.

 

As part of certain units you can participate in international study tours where formal academic study is integrated with visits to professional bodies in host countries enabling you to develop a real appreciation of key aspects of business in a global environment.

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Fees and charges

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.

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 2014, 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 2014 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 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.

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Course rules

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).

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Specialisations

Refer to the details of each specialisation for availability.

 

Business Consulting

Business Law

eBusiness and Supply Chain Management

Finance

Human Resource Management

Insurance and Risk Management*

International Business

Marketing

Project Management

Research

Retail Management

Social Media and Mobile Strategies

 

* previously titled Insurance


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Course structure

Core units

MPA702 Financial Interpretation  

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  *

 

Elective units

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  

MLM782 Indian Law  

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

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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.
For more information on the Deakin Admissions Policy visit The Guide.

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Entry requirements - specific

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.

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Credit for prior learning - general

The University aims to provide students with as much credit as possible for approved prior study or informal learning which exceeds the normal entrance requirements for the course and is within the constraints of the course regulations. Students are required to complete a minimum of one-third of the course at Deakin University, or four credit points, whichever is the greater. In the case of certificates, including graduate certificates, a minimum of two credit points within the course must be completed at Deakin.

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

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Credit for prior learning - specific

Credit for prior learning into the Master of Business Administration (International) 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.

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How to apply

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.

 

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