Corporate governance


Offered as a specialisation through our Master of Business Administration (MBA), corporate governance covers basic concepts and board structures, as well as governance in Australia and on an international and global level.

Deakin Business School: 1 of 3 schools in Victoria accredited by AACSB
Our online MBA: ranked #15 globally*

Career opportunities

The career opportunities are endless for MBA graduates. A business career could lead to employment in the following roles:

  • business analyst
  • business development manager
  • business operations manager
  • customer relations manager
  • financial planner
  • events manager
  • finance manager
  • product manager
  • project manager
  • property manager
  • procurement manager
  • small business owner.

*QS World University Rankings


Postgraduate (further study)

A postgraduate qualification can be undertaken by students who have already completed an undergraduate degree or possess significant, demonstrable work experience. Postgraduate courses include graduate certificates, graduate diplomas, master’s and PhDs, as well as specialist programs for industry professionals.


Higher Degrees by Research (supervised research)

Research degrees are research based master’s or PhD programs that focus on a single area of expertise. They provide students the opportunity to carry out highly specialised research under expert supervision.


Deakin's MBA is internationally recognised and EPAS accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development. EPAS is an international quality benchmark for business programs worldwide.

Our online MBA is ranked #15 in the world – and the best in Victoria – by the prestigious international university ranking analysts QS Quacquarelli Symonds.

The Deakin MBA is rated by QS for program strength, delivering an 'attractive and recognised program with a very high graduate employability rate'.

Deakin Business School (DBS) is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Only five per cent of business programs worldwide are AACSB accredited and DBS is one of only three in Victoria.

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