Deakin Business School dual degree programs

Stand out from the crowd and discover a world of opportunities by completing a dual degree at Deakin University. You’ll study part of the degree overseas at a world-recognised business school.

A dual degree with an international experience

Studying a dual degree means you can obtain two degrees in the same duration as a single degree. The Deakin Business School offers two dual degrees that are run in partnership with international universities.

With these degrees, you'll experience two different ways of teaching and learning, and have the chance to explore another country and culture. As well as all this, you’ll have a competitive edge in the workplace both nationally and internationally.

Master of Business Analytics/TEMA Innovation and Digital Management

Study at Deakin and spend two trimesters in France, at Neoma Business School. Neoma is one of France’s leading business schools and holds triple accreditation (AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA).

Develop a deep understanding of business analytics as well as the ability to efficiently lead analytics-based projects and manage teams in an international environment.

This program offers the best of practical learning as well as developing your research capabilities. A six-month internship will provide rich experience in the European business environment, and you will complete a research thesis to gain insight into a pressing industry topic.

Master of Business Analytics (Deakin)

This course introduces you to a range of internationally-recognised business intelligence and analytics tools and has a very strong practical focus. You’ll learn how decision-making problems in business can be solved using modern modelling and solution techniques.
Deakin’s business analytics program has been developed in partnership with industry needs. These are drawn from course partners including IBM, Microsoft, SAS, Altis Consulting, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, PBT Group and PwC.

Find out more about the Master of Business Analytics

TEMA Innovation and Digital Management (Neoma Business School)

This course is one of a suite of masters level qualifications from Neoma Business School that blend thinking and practice in management, creativity and digital technology to develop agile and creative managers who are ready for startups and innovative digital environments.

Taught entirely in English, the Innovation and Digital Management course develops skills in four key areas of professional practice:

  • designing and steering innovation
  • managing technological and digital projects in information systems
  • steering and coordinating multi-disciplinary and international project teams
  • digital transformation: designing and implementing the digital transformation of organisations.

Find out more about TEMA Innovation and Digital Management

Course structure

InstitutionTrimester Unit name
Deakin T1 (March to June) MIS781- Business Intelligence & Database
MIS770 – Foundation Skills in Data Analysis
MIS775 – Decision Modelling for Business Analytics
Neoma/Deakin Semester 1 (T2 equivalent - July to October) Digital business strategy
Project management methodologies
Business analytics
Supply chain optimization
Change management in the IT environment

MIS771 – Descriptive Analytics and Visualization via Cloud
Neoma/Deakin Semester 2 (T1 equivalent - January to June) Internship

MIS772 – Predictive Analytics via Cloud
Deakin T2 (July to October) MIS780 – Advanced AI
MIS779 – Decision Analytics in Practice
MIS784 – Marketing Analytics
Deakin/Neoma T3 (November to February) TEMA Thesis (written thesis and oral presentation) via Cloud

Master of Commerce/Master in International Strategic Management

Become a business leader by completing two degrees from Deakin and Lund University in Sweden.

Lund University is consistently ranked in the top 100 universities in the world. Home to over 40,000 students, the university provides education in engineering, science, law, social sciences, economics and management.

The Master of Commerce/Master of International Strategic Management is a powerful dual qualification in business that delivers comprehensive and applied knowledge in core business concepts and practices.

With strong industry relevance, the degree is built on an innovative, technology-driven learning platform that provides you with the necessary digital competencies to discover, discuss and solve complex business problems. Its international perspective also gives you the opportunity to explore the impact of ethics, culture and globalisation on contemporary business issues.

Master of Commerce (Deakin University)

This program delivers a solid cross-section of business disciplines that allows you to complete a specialisation in areas such as accounting, business analytics, finance, marketing or international trade and business.

Find out more about the Master of Commerce

Master’s in International Strategic Management (Lund University)

The Master’s in International Strategic Management is a one-year program for graduates of business administration, interested in how to analyse, formulate and implement strategies and to become a senior organisational leader.

Find out more about Lund's Master's in International Strategic Management

This dual degree comprises:

  • 6 core units – Deakin
  • 4 core units – Lund
  • 2 elective units – Deakin
  • 4 specialisation units – Deakin.

Course structure

Institution Trimester Unit name
Deakin T1 (March to June) Accounting
Business Communication for Managers
Economics for Managers
Deakin T2 (July to October) Elective
Specified core unit
Specialisation unit
Specialisation unit
Lund Spring Trimester (January to June) Corporate Finance and Value Management
Degree Project in Strategic Management
Management of Innovations
Research Methods
Deakin T2 (July to October) Building Success in Commerce
Specified core unit
Specialisation unit
Specialisation unit

*Course structure subject to change
^Limited units available via Cloud

Master of Marketing/Master in Management – Consumer Goods Marketing

Become a global marketing graduate by completing two degrees from Deakin and Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Commerciales d’Angers (ESSCA) in France.

Founded in 1909 in Angers, France, ESSCA is a grande école specialising in business, offering a wide portfolio of programs and degrees in commerce.

The Master of Marketing/Master of Management – Consumer Goods Marketing gives graduates a strong grounding in marketing theory and its application in industry. The course’s practical components help to develop your research, strategy, communication and people skills. These skills will serve you well across different industries and organisations.

Master of Marketing (Deakin)

The Master of Marketing is a forward-looking degree that aims to be at the forefront of marketing thought and practice. It focuses on innovation, start-ups, and the link between information, knowledge, expertise and excellence. You'll become an expert marketer by building a strong foundation of knowledge through a comprehensive range of marketing units. To finish, you'll hone your skills in a research specialisation.

Find out more about the Master of Marketing

Master of Management – Consumer Goods Marketing (ESSCA)

The Master of Management – Consumer Goods Marketing program focuses on triple marketing and sales competency in the industrial, mass retailing and B2C sectors. The program’s pedagogy clearly bridges the gap between the theoretical and the practical. Industry professionals present corporate problems to students, who seek and develop solutions to these issues.

Find out more about ESSCA's Master of Management

This dual degree comprises:

  • 12 credit points of compulsory units undertaken at ESSCA in Angers and
    Deakin (the 11 units undertaken at ESSCA are the equivalent of 8 Deakin credit points)
  • 4 credit points of Research Project specialisation units undertaken at Deakin

Course structure

InstitutionTrimester Unit name
Deakin T2 (July to October) Integrated Marketing Communication
Marketing Management
Research Design and Analysis
Strategic Brand Management
ESSCA T1 (March to June) Business Communication in an International Environment
Country Risk Analysis
Environment Business and Market Dynamics
European Integration and Business Environment
French Language
International Strategic Management
ESSCA T2 (July to October) Brand Management
Digital Expertise 360
Operational Marketing
Retailer’s Strategy and Marketing
Sales Development
Deakin T1 (March to June) Research Project 4 (Thesis)

*Course structure subject to change
^Limited units available via Cloud

How to apply

Please contact us if you're interested in undertaking a dual degree with the Deakin Business School. We're happy to answer any questions you have and help you with your application.

+61 3 9246 8989