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Deakin Business School

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  • QS Global RankQS Global Rankings
    Position in the QS World University Rankings: Global MBA Rankings 2020
  • DemographyAverage age of students across all MBA programs at the institution.
    38 Yrs.
  • ScholarshipIndication as to whether the institution provides scholarships for MBA programs.


The Deakin MBA is designed to build business acumen, enhance decision-making and communication skills, and ultimately to further a career as a manager and leader in any  chosen field. Embedded in the dynamics of global business, Deakin’s MBA program equips students with knowledge, real-world skills, and best practice in business and management. The flexible learning options of Deakin’s MBA program enable study requirements to be matched to career goals and lifestyle.

Deakin’s MBA programs offer exceptional flexibility with on-campus, residential, experiential and online options. Our online mode is regarded as the best in Australia and 16th in the world according to the 2017 QS rankings. QS rates the Deakin MBA for its strength and for the delivery of an ‘attractive and recognised program with a very high graduate employability rate’. 

The Deakin Business School is accredited by AACSB International, the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools in the world. Only 5% of business programs worldwide are AACSB accredited. The Deakin Business School is one of only three AACSB accredited schools in Victoria, Australia.

Our MBA Career Development Program has been specially designed to provide you with structured, dedicated career support as you progress through your MBA. From formulating career development strategies, to navigating the recruitment process, we will help you to manage and achieve your career advancement goals.

The flexibility of the Deakin MBA allows you to customise your study to meet your needs and career objectives. It has a wide range of specialisations to help you progress your career in all areas of business from administration to business strategy. 

The Deakin MBA program is not just about knowledge and skills, but also about networking, career enhancement, and professional development. The program provides a focus on the skills and professional attributes that employer's value, and addresses life long learning for working effectively in a changing workplace. Our active alumni and industry partners work with us inside and outside the classroom to provide you networking, career enhancement and professional development. 

Taught by highly-skilled academic staff with strong industry links, it is a program that’s continually informed by applied and relevant content. 

Frequently Asked Questions

When and how can a candidate register for MBA?

Deakin has three intakes for MBA: March (Trimester 1), July (Trimester 2), November (Trimester 3).

Follow the links to apply for the MBA: 



How much is the registration fee?

There is no Deakin fee to apply for the MBA.

How to apply for scholarship?

International students enrolling in the MBA or MBA (Healthcare Management) may be eligible for Deakin’s MBA Global Leader’s Scholarship, offering a 20% course fee reduction.  Additional international student scholarships of up to 25% course fee reductions are also available.

Follow the links to apply for the scholarships:

Master of Business Administration Global Leader’s Scholarship


Deakin International Scholarship


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