Become a business leader
Our huge range of business degrees are designed to give you a head start to your career. You will graduate with skills, knowledge and professional networks that elevate your career to its full potential. Learn on your feet through industry-based projects with real clients, while work placements at large organisations give you a taste of your future role.
A world-class education
Deakin is a multi-award winning, internationally recognised university. We are proud to be:
A top university worldwide
Ranked in the Top 1% of universities worldwide*
A world-class business school
Ranked in the Top 1% of universities worldwide for business and economics#
A top young university
One of the top 50 young universities in the world^
Welcoming international students to Australia
The Australian border is open. We look forward to welcoming student visa holders to our Australian campuses this year. We recommend you apply for your visa as soon as you accept your Deakin offer and we issue your confirmation of enrolment.
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, masters 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.
Work Integrated Learning
Work Integrated Learning (WIL) develops your employability through experiences in professional environments, working on tasks relevant to your future career.
The Faculty of Business and Law offers several flexible WIL programs for students in all our degrees. These include placements and internships, domestic and international experiences, as well as classroom or online options. A WIL experience helps prepare you for the expectations of your chosen profession and career path.
Not only do our highly qualified teachers guide us regarding the theories of marketing, but they also link it to the practicality of it as well.
Master of Marketing
Depending on what units you choose to study, commerce graduates are eligible to apply for admission to the following programs:
- Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
- Australian Computer Society
- Australian Marketing Institute
- CPA Australia
- Institute of Public Accountants
- Economics Society of Australia.
Depending on the subjects you choose, you might pursue a career as a:
- credit analyst
- data analyst
- financial broker
- financial manager
- fund manager
- international banking
- portfolio manager
- public accountant
- risk management
- securities sales agent
Discover the difference between Commerce and Business at Deakin
If you’re thinking of a career in business but are unsure which degree is right for you, Deakin offers a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Business to allow you to align your studies with your career goals.
How to apply: international students
Deakin University students Tatyana and Kaweesha talk through the application process at Deakin. Learn about meeting entry requirements, organising your documents and submitting your application – either directly or through a Deakin agent.
*ShanghaiRankings World University Rankings
^QS World University Rankings
# QS Rankings by Subject