Study opportunities

Gain first-hand business experience by undertaking experiential learning opportunities developed in conjunction with industry experts and international partners.

Overseas study programs

Travel the globe and gain knowledge and experience of conducting business internationally. With opportunities throughout the world, students are able to develop business reports in Asia, learn about the European economy in France or network with leaders from Fortune 500 companies in the United States. Where will your degree take you?

Find out more about our overseas study opportunities

Work-integrated learning

Work experience can make all the difference when you graduate and start applying for jobs. Through Deakin's work-integrated learning programs, you'll gain both work experience and credit towards your degree.

Find out more about work-integrated learning

Business internships

Get hands-on and practical experience interning with a company operating in the business field you’re interested in.

Community-based volunteering

Make an impact in a not-for-profit, community organisation – whether you’d like to be based locally in Australia or abroad.

Industry-based learning

Get thorough experience and real-world insights with up to a year’s experience working in a paid placement.

Work-based learning

Get even more from your part-time job by identifying, assessing and resolving a problem within the business, and getting a credit towards your degree for it.

Enterprise Geelong opportunities

Our Geelong business students can apply what they’ve learnt in real workplaces, thanks to the Enterprise Geelong Tertiary Business Skills Program.

Intensive units

If you can’t attend weekly classes or just want to attend classes for a shorter period of time across a trimester, consider studying in intensive mode.

Depending on your units, you could study in two blocks of two consecutive days – or full-day classes spread across several weeks. Further teaching support is offered to students online.


#DeakinAbroad allows students to share their experiences of traveling overseas while studying on one of the many international programs Deakin has to offer.

Opportunities for MBA students

Residential intensive units

Immerse yourself in your MBA topic with residential intensive units – six consecutive days of intensive study for an MBA unit. You’ll take part in innovative and experiential learning activities, and build your professional networks at the same time.

Learn more about our intensive units

Stackable short courses

Our new stackable short courses are changing the face of university study, enabling you to prioritise what you learn, when. Each course is co-designed with industry experts and partners to meet your career goals and their employment needs, with the added benefit of credit towards Deakin's MBA.

Learn more about our stackable short courses

Career Development Program

Our MBA Career Development Program has been designed to provide you with structured, dedicated career support as you progress through your MBA. Integrated into your MBA program, you'll learn to understand your core values, leverage your strengths, identify your target areas for growth and development, and define your career ambitions.

Self-assessment tools and the development of a career management plan with tangible steps will provide you with a foundation for lifelong career development and management.

Find a scholarship

Learn more about the relevant scholarships available for Deakin Business School students.

Find out about our business-related scholarships

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.

Learn more about our PhD program