Leaders are people who shape our actions, behaviour, values and beliefs. Our practical leadership courses aim to improve your influence, impact and ability to make things happen – perhaps even to help you change the world. Ready to walk the talk?

Deakin Business School: 1 of 3 schools in Victoria accredited by AACSB
Our MBA: meets the international quality benchmark (EPAS) for business programs

Career opportunities

The Master of Leadership prepares you for leadership positions in fields as diverse as:

  • business
  • education
  • entertainment
  • government
  • health care
  • not-for-profits
  • politics
  • religious organisations
  • retail businesses
  • sports.


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.

Learn from the best

Why not learn leadership from one of the best? Course Director, Professor Jon Billsberry, is the most recent recipient of the Pearson-sponsored ANZAM Management Educator of the Year Award.

Research with us

Take your leadership skills to the next level and get ahead in the field of leadership with a higher degree by research.

Learn more about researching with us

International accreditation

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

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.

What makes Deakin's MBA so popular?

Deakin's MBA is one of only three Australian programs with a prestigious EPAS international accreditation.

Deakin's 15% postgraduate bursary

If you're a Deakin alumni commencing a postgraduate course, you may be eligible to receive a 15% reduction per unit on your enrolment fees.  Your spouse and members of your immediate family may also be eligible to apply.


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