Master of Business Administration (Global)

Postgraduate coursework

Deakin's MBA (Global) incorporates the skills, knowledge, and real experience necessary to develop the global business leaders of tomorrow.

International student information

Key facts

Duration

1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent

Campuses

Current Deakin Students

To access your official course details for the year you started your degree, please visit the handbook

Course information

The MBA (Global) incorporates the skills, knowledge, and real experience necessary to develop the global business leaders of tomorrow. It exposes students to the challenges of businesses operating today, and develops the capacity to generate opportunities for value-creation going forward. The program emphasises professional development providing opportunities to develop the critical thinking, communication, collaboration and problem-solving skills to excel in senior business leadership roles.

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Course structure

To complete the MBA (Global), students must attain a total of 12 credit points, consisting of 6 credit points of core units credited by Deakin upon completion of postgraduate international articulation pathway program in Management approved by Deakin University, 6 credit points of core units delivered by Deakin via Upgrad, plus completion of MAI010 Academic Integrity Module (0-credit point compulsory module).

Core units

  • The Deakin Advantage: Leadership and Professional Development *
  • Strategy and Value Creation *
  • Financial Decision Making *
  • The Economic Environment *
  • Marketing, Positioning and Consumers *
  • Leading People in Organisations *
  • Strategy Formulation
  • Innovation By Design
  • Financing Your Strategy
  • International Business
  • High Performing Organisations
  • Global Capstone
  • * Credited by Deakin upon completion of postgraduate international articulation pathway program in Management approved by Deakin University.

    Compulsory 0-credit point unit

  • Academic Integrity Module
  • Key information

    Award granted
    Master of Business Administration (Global)
    Year

    2021 course Information

    Deakin code
    M707
    Level
    Higher Degree Coursework (Masters and Doctorates)
    Approval status

    The course is approved by the University pursuant to the Higher Education Standards Framework.

    Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) recognition

    The award conferred upon completion is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 9.

    Campuses by intake

    This course is not available to international students studying onshore in Australia.

    Workload

    Approximately 120 hours of delivered content per unit.
    Each unit is broken down into two courses, each comprising of 15 hours of content per week over 4 weeks plus 1 weeks assessment. Students can refer to the individual unit details in the course structure for more information. Students will also need to study and complete assessment tasks in their own time.

    Entry requirements

    Entry information

    Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of Admission categories. To be eligible for admission to this program, applicants must meet the course requirements.

    All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.

    Please note that meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee selection, which is based on merit, likelihood of success and availability of places in the course.

    For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection (Higher Education Courses) Policy visit the Deakin Policy Library

    Minimum admission criteria

    Completion of postgraduate international articulation pathway program in Management approved by Deakin University^, and one of the below criteria:

    • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline and three years relevant workexperience; or
    • Graduate Certificate in a related discipline and five years professional/managerial work experience; or
    • Graduate Diploma equivalent (professional pathways)

    All applicants must provide a current CV with their application.

    ^For enquires regarding postgraduate international articulation pathway programs in Management approved by Deakin, please contact Upgrad.

    Fees and scholarships

    Fee information

    Estimated tuition fee - full-fee paying place
    The estimated tuition fee for this course is not currently available due to pending Government legislation.
    Learn more about fees and your options for paying.

    Scholarship options

    A Deakin scholarship might change your life. If you've got something special to offer Deakin – or you just need the financial help to get you here – we may have a scholarship opportunity for you.

    Search or browse through our scholarships

    Postgraduate bursary

    If you’re a Deakin alumnus commencing a postgraduate award course, you may be eligible to receive a 15% reduction per unit on your enrolment fees. Your Immediate Family Members may also be eligible to apply for this bursary.

    Learn more about Deakin’s 15% postgraduate bursary

    Course learning outcomes

    Deakin's graduate learning outcomes describe the knowledge and capabilities graduates can demonstrate at the completion of their course. These outcomes mean that regardless of the Deakin course you undertake, you can rest assured your degree will teach you the skills and professional attributes that employers value. They'll set you up to learn and work effectively in the future.

    Graduate Learning Outcomes

    Course Learning Outcomes

    Discipline Specific knowledge and capabilities

    Demonstrate an understanding of fundamental business principles and concepts and integrate own business expertise to develop insights into complex, contemporary business issues and apply this to address emerging global business trends and challenges.

    Communication

    Demonstrate high level written, oral and interpersonal communication skills required to provide clear, well-reasoned advice to organisations and lead and influence others.

    Digital Literacy

    Select and use digital technologies that support the research and analysis of complex business issues and enhances effective dissemination of proposals and recommendations.

    Critical thinking

    Apply critical thinking and analysis skills to evaluate complex data, relationships and projects in an organisational environment.

    Problem Solving

    Apply problem solving skills and creativity to arrive at evidence-based decisions and imagine strategies and the changes required to implement recommended courses of action.

    Self-management

    Developed an enhanced insight into leadership style and reflect on own ability to take personal accountability and act as a confident leader.

    Teamwork

    Demonstrate the ability to develop networks and business relationships and leverage these to achieve collaborative and mutually beneficial outcomes.

    Global Citizenship

    Demonstrate an understanding of the impact entrepreneurial approaches to business issues has on social, sustainability and cultural challenges in the global business environment.