Study an MBA in Australia

MBA at Deakin University, Australia

Deakin’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs are internationally renowned for their excellence, strong industry connections and course flexibility. A Deakin MBA will equip you with the knowledge, real-world skills and management best practices to help you take the next step in your career.

Whether you are looking to upgrade your business knowledge or considering a new career direction, the transferable skills you gain from Deakin’s MBA programs are applicable across many industries and can lead to a wide range of careers. Develop skills in leadership, critical thinking and communication to complement your existing experience and enhance your future career prospects.

We offer a number of different MBA programs that cater to your specific background experience and future career goals. Let us help you find the right MBA for you.

Deakin Business School is globally accredited by AACSB International and EQUIS.


We are a multi-award winning, internationally recognised university.

We are proud to be:

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A top university worldwide

Ranked in the Top 1% of universities worldwide**
**ShanghaiRankings World University Rankings

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A top young university

One of the top 50 young universities in the world^
^QS World University Rankings

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A world-class business school

Our online MBA course is ranked in the top 30 worldwide and is one of the best in Australia***
***QS Online MBA Rankings

Learn from the best

Deakin’s MBA programs are refined, relevant and prepare graduates for a range of business careers. Deakin has been offering MBA programs for more than 30 years, providing a strong foundation of quality education experience. You will learn from some of the best in the business: our MBA teaching staff are recognised experts in their fields. They not only teach but also publish in quality international journals and serve as consultants for industry organisations.

Highly ranked

Deakin Business School is ranked in the Top 1% of business schools worldwide.* The Deakin MBA is rated 5 stars by QS University Rankings for facilities, internationalisation and diversity, teaching and student quality as well as engagement and program strength. This means you can be confident that your Deakin MBA will be well recognised by employers.

*QS Rankings by Subject

International accreditation

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 business schools in the Australian state of Victoria to achieve this recognition. DBS has been awarded EQUIS accreditation through the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). This global best-practice recognition places Deakin Business School in the Top 1% of business schools worldwide.*

*QS Rankings by Subject

The degree that is right for you

The Deakin MBA is our flagship program and requires at least three years of professional experience to apply. If you do not have three years of professional experience but are eager to move into a management role our MBA (International) may be right for you. And for a specialised degree combining the best of the Deakin Business School and Deakin School of Medicine, explore the MBA (Healthcare Management).

MBA degrees

Find out more about studying your MBA at Deakin from the table below.

Postgraduate MBA degrees

While the information provided here was correct at the time of publication, Deakin University reserves the right to alter, amend or delete details of degree and unit offerings.

Deakin in your country

We have staff all over the world who can help you decide if Deakin is right for you. They can also help you complete and lodge your application. Meet up in person, or get in touch over the phone or email.

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