Business

Our courses are designed with you in mind - we want to provide you with the skills needed to get the job you want!

Deakin's business courses are backed by high quality, contemporary research, developed in consultation with industry. Our courses are enhanced by a high level of practical content, which is both invaluable to graduates and viewed favourably by prospective employers.

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Mitch Lapenas
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What can I study?

Whatever aspect of business you want to study, there is an area of specialisation at Deakin to meet your needs. Deakin's business courses offer the following study areas:


Commerce at Deakin

Deakin's Bachelor of Commerce is a popular choice, with its solid foundation in business studies and flexibility to choose from more than 20 major sequences. As a Bachelor of Commerce student, you will study a common first year of units, then choose your major sequences as you progress through your degree. This flexible structure enables you to tailor your degree for maximum employability. Valuable work integrated learning opportunities are available, giving you professional work experience in your area of specialisation and enhancing your career prospects.

Please note: Course lengths may vary in response to requirements under the Australian Qualifications Framework. Applicants should refer to the handbook for the latest information.

Undergraduate (Bachelor) degrees
Bachelor of Arts - Chinese/Bachelor of CommerceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of CommerceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of LawsCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Business (Sport Management)Course information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of CommerceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)Course information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Commerce /Bachelor of Information SystemsCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of LawsCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of ScienceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of LawsCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science/Bachelor of Business (Sport Management)Course information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Information SystemsCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Information Systems /Bachelor of ArtsCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Information Systems /Bachelor of Health SciencesCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Information Systems /Bachelor of LawsCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Information Systems /Bachelor of ScienceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Information Systems/Bachelor of Information TechnologyCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Information Systems/Diploma of LanguageCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of International Studies/Bachelor of CommerceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of LawsCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of International StudiesCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of ManagementCourse information for:Local Students
Bachelor of Property and Real EstateCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Property and Real Estate (Honours)Course information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Property and Real Estate/Bachelor of CommerceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Property and Real Estate/Bachelor of LawsCourse information for:Local Students
Bachelor of Public Health and Health Promotion/Bachelor of CommerceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of LawsCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Sport DevelopmentCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Postgraduate degrees
Doctor of Business AdministrationCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Graduate Certificate of Arts and Entertainment ManagementCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Graduate Certificate of Business (Sport Management)Course information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Graduate Certificate of Business AdministrationCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Graduate Certificate of Business Administration (International)Course information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Graduate Certificate of Chartered Accounting FoundationsCourse information for:Local Students
Graduate Certificate of CommerceCourse information for:Local Students
Graduate Certificate of Corporate ManagementCourse information for:Local Students
Graduate Certificate of Corporate ManagementCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Graduate Certificate of Financial PlanningCourse information for:Local Students
Graduate Certificate of Human Resource ManagementCourse information for:Local Students
Graduate Certificate of Information SystemsCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Graduate Certificate of Insurance and Risk ManagementCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Graduate Certificate of International BusinessCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Graduate Certificate of International FinanceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Graduate Certificate of LeadershipCourse information for:Local Students
Graduate Certificate of Management (Personal Injury)Course information for:Local Students
Graduate Certificate of MarketingCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Graduate Certificate of Professional AccountingCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Graduate Certificate of Financial PlanningCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Graduate Certificate of Retail ManagementCourse information for:Local Students
Graduate Diploma of Business AdministrationCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Graduate Diploma of Business Administration (International)Course information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Graduate Diploma of Business AnalyticsCourse information for:Local Students
Graduate Diploma of CommerceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Graduate Diploma of Financial PlanningCourse information for:Local Students
Graduate Diploma of Human Resource ManagementCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Graduate Diploma of Information SystemsCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Graduate Diploma of International BusinessCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Graduate Diploma of International FinanceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Graduate Diploma of LeadershipCourse information for:Local Students
Graduate Diploma of ManagementCourse information for:Local Students
Graduate Diploma of ManagementCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Graduate Diploma of Management (Personal Injury)Course information for:Local Students
Graduate Diploma of Professional AccountingCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Graduate Diploma of PropertyCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Master of Arts and Entertainment ManagementCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Master of Business (Sport Management)Course information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Master of Business AdministrationCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Master of Business Administration (International)Course information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Master of Business Administration (International)/Master of CommerceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Master of Business Administration (International)/Master of Information SystemsCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Master of Business Administration (International)/Master of International FinanceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Master of Business Administration (International)/Master of Professional AccountingCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Master of Business AnalyticsCourse information for:Local Students
Master of CommerceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Master of Commerce (Research)Course information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Master of Financial PlanningCourse information for:Local Students
Master of Human Resource ManagementCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Master of Information SystemsCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Master of Information Technology/Master of CommerceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Master of Information Technology/Master of Information SystemsCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Master of Insurance and Risk ManagementCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Master of International BusinessCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Master of International FinanceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Master of International Finance/Master of Professional AccountingCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Master of Laws - Major ThesisCourse information for:Local Students
Master of LeadershipCourse information for:Local Students
Master of Management (Personal Injury)Course information for:Local Students
Master of MarketingCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Master of Professional AccountingCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Master of Professional Accounting/Master of CommerceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students

Why study at Deakin?

Leading Australia with international recognition

Deakin's Bachelor of Commerce and MBA are internationally recognised and EPAS accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). EPAS is an international quality benchmark for business programs worldwide. Deakin is the only Australian university with EPAS accreditation for its Bachelor of Commerce, and one of only three Australian universities with an EPAS accredited MBA.

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QS 5-Star rating

The Deakin MBA holds a prestigious QS 5-Star Rating for program strength - delivering an 'attractive and recongised program with a very high graduate employability rate'. Deakin Graduate School of Business, which delivers the MBA, achieved a maximum QS 5-Star Rating for Facilities, Internationalisation and Diversity, Teaching and Student Quality and the Engagement and Program Strength for its MBA.

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GMAA 5-Star rating

The Deakin MBA is currently rated 5-Star for standard and value, by the Graduate Management Association of Australia. The GMAA rating is seen as a rigorous and independent assessment of business schools across Australia.

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Our courses are flexible

You can study when, where and how you like, and tailor your study around your work and lifestyle commitments. Deakin's trimester system offers three study periods each year, enabling you to commence your course at different times of the year. It also enables you to speed up or slow down your study while still completing your course within the normal time frames.

Study abroad

Gain a competitive edge with an international study experience, and earn credit towards your degree. The Faculty of Business and Law offers a number of unique study tours throughout the year to destinations such as India, China and Europe. Or consider one of the many study abroad opportunities offered by Deakin. Find out more.

Discover our Deakin Abroad blog and read about our students' worldly experiences.

Link to Student Mentor Program


International Students' Internships Scheme

In 2013 Deakin University introduced an International Students' Internship Scheme (ISIS) to assist our international students to gain valuable work experience in Australia.

Listen to students and employers discuss their experience, and the benefits of the ISIS.

For more information on the ISIS please email us.


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