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Find a business and commerce degree

A Deakin degree could be your first smart business decision. Graduate from the #2 university in Victoria with the skills, knowledge and professional networks to meet your full career potential.


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.

Looking for a business and commerce degree that will prepare you for the workplace?

When you study business and commerce at Deakin you will build a professional network and learn in-demand skills during your work experience.

Industry-designed degrees

Deakin business and commerce degrees are designed in consultation with industry. Our research-active and industry-based academics are experts in their fields.

Undertake an internship or placement

Get your career off to the best start with work-integrated learning on an internship or placement. Develop professional networks and gain hands-on skills and expertise, all while earning credit towards your degree.

Top professional roles in business

Strong employment growth is forecast for business roles according to Australian Government employment projections.

  • 168,066 new jobs for business, HR and marketing professionals.
  • 56,036 new jobs for business administration managers.
  • 26,783 new jobs for management and organisation analysts.
  • 24,000 new jobs for human resource managers.

Professional recognition

Depending on the 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
  • Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

The course content is well-updated and highly relevant to what I want to achieve as a professional. Deakin is amazingly supportive of their students, not only in their academic lifestyle but outside of university as well.

Anna, Vietnam

Master of Commerce

World-class teaching experiences

Gain the experience and skills employers value. Enjoy strong industry links and professional accreditation.

Industry experts

Our teaching and research staff are experts who have international links and connections with industry. Our degrees are designed to meet industry best practice.

World-class facilities

Our industry-standard facilities support every aspect of your learning, where you can practice and refine the skills that are crucial to your career success.

Transformative technology

Artificial intelligence and digital transformation are revolutionising all fields of business. Deakin degrees prepare you for the career opportunities new business technologies are creating.

Study at an accredited business school

Deakin Business School holds both Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and EQUIS accreditations, meaning we are globally recognised and internationally benchmarked. As the #3 business school in the Australian state of Victoria, a Deakin qualification in business will distinguish you from your peers.

Why study in Australia?

Why study in Australia?

Safe, welcoming and diverse, Australia is one of the most popular destinations for students from around the world. Discover what it’s like to live and study in Melbourne and regional Victoria.

#1 Victorian university for student support

Coming to Australia to study can be the adventure of a lifetime. From orientation and welcome sessions to academic support and social activities, we are here to support you every step of the way.

Cost of studying in Australia

Make your dream of studying at university in Australia a reality. Learn how university fees work, how to calculate and pay your fees and discover international scholarship opportunities.

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Contact us

Our friendly advisers are available to speak to you one-on-one about your study options, support services for international students and how we can help you study at Deakin in Australia.

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