Deakin Business School

Through our courses, research and partnerships with industry and community, we work towards positive change that will benefit business, society and our environment.

Progressive, real-world learning and research

We inspire, inform and enable positive change through progressive learning experiences for our students, the power of our ideas and innovations, engagement with our communities and partners and by empowering our students and staff. To maximise our positive impact, we focus our work into four key areas of strength. These encourage us to work across disciplines with a focus on practical outcomes.

Business and society

We explore the symbiotic relationship between business and society to uncover beneficial opportunities for both.

Business and technology

Business and technology examines how best to deploy technologies for competitive business advantage.

Capital markets

Capital markets examines ways of harnessing financial markets to generate wealth and societal benefit.

SMEs and entrepreneurship

SMEs and entrepreneurship supports small/medium enterprises and entrepreneurs to navigate a world of accelerating change.

Supporting more students into professional careers

The Achieving with Autism scholarship provides dedicated study support for undergraduate students with an Austism Spectrum Disorder diagnosis. Offered in conjunction with WISE Employment this scholarship aims to empower students with ASD to reach their full potential.

Study an industry-based business course

We design business courses at Deakin in consultation with industry and enrich them with insights from our research-active and industry-based course and unit leaders. Explore the breadth of our undergraduate and postgraduate courses in our management and MBAbusiness and economics, accounting and finance and sport study areas.

Our business departments

Aligning with the major professional disciplines in business, our departments are also home to specialist groups including financial planning, human resource management, property and real estate and sport management.

Top-class Master of Business Administration

Ready to take your career to new heights? Deakin’s MBA is designed with industry experts to reflect today’s organisations, industry and directions in management. Its flexible mix of online, residential and intensive units will help you fit study into your life.

Meet the Deakin Business School team

Meet the Deakin Business School team

At Deakin Business School we’re optimistic for the future and striving to generate positive change in business and the communities we’re a part of. Our staff come from a variety of specialist areas.

Study a business degree that will make you work ready

We provide extensive work-based learning and international experiences to help you build global networks and perspectives along with practical capabilities that give you an employment edge.

Study opportunities

Connect with the world through faculty-led programs, short-term study programs, international internships and volunteering. Exchange and dual-degree programs offer a longer and more immersive international experience.

Internationally relevant

We partner with institutions across the globe to provide international learning opportunities and deliver our courses to students based overseas. Our international research collaborations increase our impact and benefit sustainable business globally.

Our accreditations set us apart

Deakin Business School holds dual accreditations, with AACSB and EQUIS. These are rigorous and esteemed accreditations that confirm the high global standards we meet. Accreditation reviews assess the quality of our courses, teaching faculty, research and industry connections, along with our commitments to innovation and improvement, and our international, ethical, sustainable and socially responsible orientation.

Our research

Our research

Our research emphasises practical impact, whether it is helping to improve policy and regulation, business practice, or economic and general wellbeing across the community. We collaborate with industry, government and community partners to devise fresh responses to the challenges facing business, society and our environment.

Our partnerships

Our partnerships

Deakin Business School works with partners at every level, spanning our industry advisory boards and curriculum development, work-integrated learning, research centres and hubs and in our classrooms and events. We welcome the involvement of both organisations and individuals in our research and education.

Our facilities

Our high-tech teaching spaces include the industry standard Deakin Trading Room. Get first-hand trading experience in a model of an interbank trading floor and gain real-world insights into the foreign exchange market.

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Ethics, inclusion and social responsibility

Our commitment to ethics, responsibility and sustainability principles is an ongoing effort to create a better future for our students, staff and wider community.

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Contact us

If you have any questions about business courses or research, please get in touch.