Strategy and planning


Strategy and planning are core to any business’ success. Learn how to think strategically about an organisation, its industry and competitive position. You’ll graduate with an in-depth understanding of leadership, operations and change management.

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

Career opportunities

Studies in business prepare you for positions in fields such as:

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

*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.

The most flexible online MBA in Australia

Deakin’s online MBA program has just been ranked among the top 15 in the world – and the best in Victoria – by prestigious university rankings organisation QS.

Research with us

Take your strategy and planning skills to the next level and become a leader in the field of business with a higher degree by research.

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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.

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.

International rating for our business school

Deakin Business School achieved a maximum QS 5-Star Rating for Facilities, Internationalisation and Diversity, Teaching and Student Quality and the Engagement and Program Strength for its MBA.

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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