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  • DurationHow long it normally takes to complete the program.
    18 months
  • Fee (USD)Cost of tuition fees for full program

MBA Full Time Overview

The Deakin MBA is designed to meet the professional needs of an experienced cohort. It is available full-time, part-time and in an online mode. It is designed for students to select a mode that suits their professional and family circumstances.  

 Our teaching staff are experts in integrating theory into professional practice and in developing learning experiences that are current and relevant to today's changing workplaces.  

 Deakin MBA students enjoy professional academic support, mentoring, a career development program, and complimentary membership of the Institute of Managers and Leaders.  

 Over 30 years of experience delivering an MBA program means we understand your needs, the needs of your current and prospective employers, and the importance of matching one to the other. Our program is not just about 'knowledge' and 'skills' - but also about networking, career enhancement, and professional development. Our active alumni and industry partners work with us inside and outside the classroom to ensure your learning is grounded in the everyday reality of business, and the issues it faces. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it possible to specialise in one area of study?

The MBA requires completion of 12 credit points comprising 8 credit points of core units and 4 credit points of elective units and may include one specialisation. Current specialisations include: Accounting , Arts and Entertainment Management, Business Analytics, Business Consulting, Corporate Governance, eBusiness and Supply Chain, Management, Environmental Sustainability, Finance, Financial Planning, Health and Human Services Management, Human Resource Management , Innovation, Insurance and Risk Management, International and Community Development, International Trade and Business, Law, Leadership, Marketing, Project Management, Property and Real Estate, Public Management, Research Project, Retail Management, Strategy and Planning.

What are the entry requirements?

Completion of a tertiary program equivalent to not less than 3 years of full-time study at a university or other approved educational institution and 3 years of full-time (or equivalent part-time) managerial or professional work experience, or for those without a degree, a masters degree may be accepted in lieu of a 3-year bachelor degree and 3 years of full-time (or equivalent part-time) managerial or professional work experience, or a graduate certificate in a cognate area plus 5 years minimum professional or managerial work experience.

Can I obtain credit for prior learning?

The University aims to provide students with as much credit as possible for approved prior study or informal learning which exceeds the normal entrance requirements for the course and is within the constraints of the course regulations. Students are required to complete a minimum of one-third of the course at Deakin University, or four credit points, whichever is the greater. In the case of certificates, including graduate certificates, a minimum of two credit points within the course must be completed at Deakin.

How can I apply?

All applicants must provide the following with their application: (1) Current CV, (2) Current contact details of two referees who can be contacted concerning your work experience, and (3) A one page brief outlining why you believe that your work experience would be valued by your MBA peers.