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Deakin Business School

Looking for a unique, innovative and personalised education? Choose Deakin Business School – we use emerging technologies to enrich your experience.

Deakin Business School is a catalyst for positive change

We inspire, inform and enable positive change through progressive learning experiences for our students, the power of our ideas and innovations, engagement with our communities and partners, and empowering our students, staff and partners.

We offer a broad range of business disciplines through our six academic departments.

Our disciplines

Deakin Business School has the following disciplines:

Our expertise and impact

Deakin Business School’s education and employability, ideas and innovation, and engagement and partnerships, align with the following key areas of today’s globally connected business community.

Business and society

No business is an island. This perspective, and its emphasis on the symbiotic relationship between business and society, forms the philosophical foundation of our expertise in this area.

Business and technology

Business and technology examines how best to deploy technologies for competitive business advantage.

Capital markets

Capital markets examines ways of harnessing financial markets to generate wealth and societal benefit.

SMEs and entrepreneurship

SMEs and entrepreneurship supports small/medium enterprises and entrepreneurs navigate a world of accelerating change.

This is who we are

At Deakin Business School we’re optimistic for the future and striving to generate positive change in business and the communities we’re a part of.

Accreditation

Deakin Business School is in the top 1% of business schools globally by holding both AACSB and EQUIS accreditations. These prestigious accreditations are awarded to business schools that meet strict standards of quality, academic and professional excellence, and demonstrate a commitment to ongoing improvement and innovation in their courses, ensuring our graduates are employable worldwide.

Graduate with an employment advantage

EQUIS accreditation means a business school is globally recognised, internationally benchmarked and part of an ongoing quality improvement system enriched by involvement with a vibrant learning community. As one of only 10 universities in Australia with this accreditation, you can confidently embark on your studies with the knowledge that the Deakin Business School has international relevance, and this offers an employment advantage.

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MBA – a global reputation

Deakin’s MBA has a worldwide reputation and is EPAS-accredited, which is an international quality benchmark for business programs. Our MBA is rated by QS for program strength, offering an 'attractive and recognised program with a very high graduate employability rate'. Plus the MBA holds the highest 5-Star rating by the Graduate Management Association of Australia (GMAA).

What's it like studying business at Deakin?

Study opportunities

Connect with the world through faculty-led programs, short-term study programs, international internships and volunteering. Students looking for a longer and more immersive experience can take part in one of our exchange programs too.

Recognition of prior learning with business partners

Your membership with one of Deakin’s many partner organisations can be turned into credit that reduces the time and cost of your business degree.

PhD program

Each department within Deakin Business School is seeking intellectually curious doctoral applicants with a strong academic track record who are interested in undertaking rigorous, theory-advancing research.

Our research

Our research is relevant to critical policy issues faced by governments, businesses and society at large. It also improves our teaching, course design and content across all our departments.

Our facilities

Our high-tech teaching spaces include the brand new state-of-the-art Deakin Trading Room. Get first-hand trading experience in a model of an interbank trading floor and gain real-world insights into the foreign exchange market.

Our staff

Browse our full list of staff or find a staff member, based on their role or discipline. Find out about our key contacts, academic staff and research staff.

Enjoy our industry connections

Enjoy our industry connections

Our close ties with industry, government departments, professional associations and other educational providers mean that you get:

  • courses matched to current industry best practice
  • work placement opportunities in organisations in Australia and overseas
  • a well-recognised and accredited qualification that stands out to employers.

Ethics, responsibility and sustainability

Our commitment to ethics, responsibility and sustainability principles is an ongoing effort to create a better future for our students, staff and wider community.

Find out more about our commitment to ethics, responsibility and sustainability

Business newsroom

Keep up to date with relevant business news, browse our events and get important insights from our research team’s opinion pieces.

Find out more at the business newsroom