Deakin offers an integrated and progressive study of modern management theory and practice in an Australian and global context. Management refers to the procedures and systems used in an organisation to assess how individuals and the organisation itself can best operate.

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A well rounded degree

Deakin's Bachelor of Management is a unique business degree that goes beyond an academic qualification. Our new course has been developed closely with industry to ensure you graduate with the skills employers want.

Throughout your course you will learn management techniques and strategies, and gain the necessary personal skills to be a strong leader. You will also remain career focused, and choose to specialise from seven diverse areas of study:

Our management degree will challenge you to take responsibility for your own learning, to engage with people, with the community, with business and to see yourself as a global citizen.

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Bachelor of Management 2012
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Management specialisation

As part of the Bachelor of Commerce students can undertake a management major sequence.  This speciliasation examines change, innovation and technology, globalisation, quality service cultures, participation and performance to develop the management skills of communication, problem solving, planning, organising, managing change and working cooperatively.  An honours year is available upon completion of this major sequence.

Professional recognition

Graduates may be eligible for affiliate status membership of the Australian Institute of Management (AIM).


A worldly MBA. Practical learning. Real experience.

At a postgraduate level you can study management through Deakin's 5-Star Master of Business Administration (MBA).  The Deakin MBA increases your business knowledge and equips you with the latest ideas and trends in areas of leadership, marketing and management.

Deakin offers an integrated and progressive study of modern management theory and practice in an Australian and global context.  We recognise that in order to be successful, you need choice in specialisation areas, and flexible course delivery. The Deakin MBA provides a wide range of study options and offers more than 20 specialisations.

The Graduate Diploma of Business Administration allows articulation into the Master of Business Administration (MBA) and combined MBA courses.

Leading Australia with international recognition 

EPAS accreditation - The Deakin MBA is internationally recognised and EPAS acccredited by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). EPAS is an international quality benchmark for business programs worldwide. The Deakin MBA is one of only three accredited programs in Australia.

QS 5-Star rating - The Deakin MBA holds a prestigious QS 5-Star Rating for program strength. 

GMAA 5-Star rating - The Deakin MBA is currently rated 5-Star for standard and value, by the Graduate Management Association of Australia.

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Why study at Deakin?

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.

Work Integrated Learning

The Faculty of Business and Law's Work Integrated Learning program gives you the opportunity to  enhance your job prospects with real world experience, while gaining credit towards your degree. 

Work Integrated Learning covers business internships, community-based volunteering, work-based learning, team-based learning and industry-based learning opportunities. 
Find out more.

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, Chile, USA, China and Europe. Or consider one of the many study abroad opportunities offered by Deakin. Find out more.

Career opportunities

Management is at the forefront of every organisation and business. If you are considering a career in business, then studying management will provide you with the necessary foundation from which to launch your career. 

Management can lead to a variety of careers in Australia and overseas across all sectors.

Roles in management include -

  • business development manager
  • business manager
  • executive officer
  • general manager
  • product manager
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