Master of Business Administration

Deakin University

This course is one of Australia's premier business education programs. For over 30 years, this course has been offering relevant skills, contemporary knowledge, and real experience, while developing the business leaders of tomorrow. The Deakin Business School (DBS) has been awarded EQUIS accreditation through the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). This global best-practice recognition places DBS in the top 1 per cent of business schools worldwide. (DBS) is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Course Fee:

Australian: $51,600
International: $63,000

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree in any discipline and three years relevant work experience; or Graduate Certificate in a related discipline and five years professional/managerial work experience; or Graduate Diploma equivalent (professional pathways); or for international applicants: successful completion of a Masters Qualifying Program (MQP) and three years professional/ managerial work experience


12 credit points; 8 core units, 4 elective units, plus completion of the compulsory zero credit point academic integrity unit. It may also include one specialisation.

Subjects you can Study:

Accounting; Arts and cultural management; Business analytics; Business consulting; Corporate governance; E-business and supply chain management; Environmental sustainability; Finance; Financial planning; Healthcare management ; Human resource management; Innovation; International and community development; International trade and business; Leadership; Marketing; Project management; Property and real estate; Public management; Retail management; Strategy and planning

Study Pathways:

Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma of Business Administration allows articulation into this course with credit for units completed. Applicants may be eligible for Credit for Prior Learning for appropriate units of completed postgraduate study.

Further information:

Students must also supply the following documentation with their application: current CV ; current contact details of two referees who can be contacted concerning your work experience; a one page brief outlining why you believe that your work experience would be valued by your MBA peers

Who for:

Graduates with experience seeking to advance their professional development

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Burwood No info Yes Full time 1.5 years
Burwood No info Yes Part time 3 years
Burwood No info Yes Online 1.5 years

Why study with us

Deakin is the number one university in Victoria for graduate satisfaction and among the top one per cent of universities worldwide.

With industry connections, world-class facilities and a practical approach to learning, Deakin students gain more than just a qualification – they graduate confident and ready to thrive in the jobs of tomorrow.

Facilities and services

Deakin has a reputation for cutting-edge technology, innovative facilities and flexible learning environments. There are five campuses – Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool and the Cloud Campus – offering students the flexibility to study in a location that suits them.

All students, regardless of their campus or mode of study, benefit from a range of valuable services including accommodation, financial assistance, health and wellbeing, and study and learning support. 

Admission and selection

If you’re thinking about applying for a course at Deakin, you can get all the information you need through the "how to apply "pages. Discover eligibility requirements and pathways for your chosen course, learn how to write and submit a successful application, and find out if you’re eligible for scholarships or recognition of prior learning.

Study options

As a Deakin student, you can choose from full-time, part-time or intensive study options across Deakin’s bachelor, postgraduate and research degrees. You’ll also have the opportunity to study abroad, explore cross-international study, gain an internship, or work in simulated environments to tailor your learning experience and get a head start in your dream career.

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