Project management


Project management's a growing, dynamic profession. It involves planning, coordinating and evaluating jobs of all sizes, as well as managing the people and risks involved. It’s central to developing and delivering new products, services and infrastructure.

Deakin Business School: achieved maximum 5-star rating for its MBA*
Graduates: meet the academic requirements for Certified Practicing Valuer membership

Career opportunities

You’ll gain diverse personal, business and project skills that are transferable to several different sectors and industries.

Some industries include:

  • aerospace
  • construction
  • health care
  • technology.

*QS World University Rankings


Undergraduate (your first degree)

An undergraduate degree is generally completed between two to four years, depending on the pattern of study and any recognition of prior learning you may have. Associate degrees, bachelor and bachelor with honours are all undergraduate degrees.


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.

Why Deakin?

International rating for our business course

Deakin Business School achieved a maximum QS 5-Star Rating for facilities, internationalisation and diversity, teaching and student quality and engagement and program strength for its MBA.

Our staff 

Our staff are internationally recognised experts in their field.

Learn more about the staff at Deakin Business School

Study in the real world

On graduation you’ll be more employable than your competition with work experience like internships, volunteering and work-based learning already on your resume.

Research with us

Become a leader in the field of project management by undertaking a higher degree by research. Ready to take your career to the next level?

Learn more about researching with us


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’s online MBA is ranked in the world’s top 15 – 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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