Overseas study opportunities

From Europe, to North America, to South-East Asia, from two weeks, to a whole double degree, there are a range of study opportunities and workplace experiences to choose from – all while earning credit for your degree.

Faculty-led programs

The programs run for two to three weeks and offer you the amazing opportunity to combine study and cultural immersion all whilst gaining credit towards your degree. You'll be guided by Deakin staff and provided opportunities otherwise out of reach for an independent traveller.

India MBA program

The India MBA program is developed in conjunction with Deakin Business School's comprehensive partner, Indian School of Business. With a focus on entrepreneurship, technology in commerce and the emerging markets, this program provides students with information on managing business in fast-evolving environments.

Students on this program participate in a series of lectures, workshops and industry visits and are able to undertake one or two units towards their degree.

SWUFE Brand Management

Undergraduate Business students are invited to join the SWUFE and Deakin Brand Management study program in the newly emerging destination of choice in China, Chengdu. Run in partnership with Southwestern University of Finance & Economics (SWUFE), students have the opportunity to complete a marketing unit focusing on brand management in China and Australia.

Students are provided academic and cultural immersion activities through a combination of lectures, site visits, networking opportunities as well as social activities.

Euro Business Management Study Program

Spend three weeks travelling through France and Hungary while studying at the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce d'Angers (ESSCA), with campuses in Angers, Paris and Budapest.

As one of France's leading business schools, ESSCA lectures focus on:

  • European business
  • intercultural communication
  • French culture and identity.

The lectures are complemented by a series of industry visits so students can gain a practical understanding of contemporary issues in European business.

International Finance Study Program catch up

In 2014, Deakin Business School students travelled to Europe on a Finance Study tour. This film captures the students two years on from the experience and highlights how the students have grown, both as individuals and professionally.

Faculty-led overseas work-integrated learning programs

At Deakin Business School, we are striving to ensure students are prepared for, and exposed to the global business environment. We have partnered with institutions across the world to develop programs that allow students to develop their skills and gain valuable experience in an international context.

Each program allows students to work in teams on a business consulting project set by local organisations.

We currently have opportunities available in the following countries:

  • Japan
  • United Kingdom
  • Indonesia
  • Vietnam
  • Malaysia
  • United States of America
  • Korea
  • India.

Japan work-integrated learning program

The Japan Work Integrated Learning Program is developed in partnership with Mushashi University in Tokyo, Japan and Tobu Group. The program offers students a chance to apply the knowledge they have gained throughout their degree in an international context, and includes cultural lessons to expand their understanding of Japanese customs.

The Japan internship proved to be an excellent opportunity for me to build on my professional repertoire, as well as experience one of Earth’s most incredible places.

David Santosh

Bachelor of Commerce Student, Japan WIL Program 2017

Full trimester exchange

With many university partners to choose from, the options are endless when it comes to overseas study at Deakin Business School.

Study at one of our partner institutions for a full trimester. DBS recommends studying at:

  • University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA
  • Lancaster University, UK
  • Maastricht University, The Netherlands
  • Coventry University, UK
  • Technical University of Munich, Germany
  • WHU- Otto Beisheim, Germany
  • University of Florence, Italy
  • Lund University, Sweden
  • NEOMA Business School, France
  • Wuhan University, China
  • Aarhus University, Denmark
  • ESSCA School of Management, France
  • Kedge Business School, France.

Short-term programs

Study a unit or undertake a rewarding volunteering experience for two to six weeks overseas while earning credit towards your degree. With a diverse range of programs and destinations on offer, these opportunities are a fantastic way to enhance your university experience, while making memories that will last a lifetime.

Double degree programs

Graduate with a degree from two universities as part of our double degree programs. DBS offers a double degree program in the following disciplines:

  • Master of Marketing (Deakin) and Master of Management Specialising in Consumer Goods (ESSCA)
  • Master of Commerce specialising in Marketing (Deakin) and Master of Science International Strategic Management (Lund University).

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