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Deakin University

Burwood, Melbourne , Victoria ,Australia

Master of Business Administration (International)

Learn how to manage and lead an organization in an international context with one of Australia's premier business education programs.

This internationally focused version of the MBA provides a business internship experience and offers opportunities to participate in overseas study tours where the academic study is integrated with visits to professional bodies in host countries. This enables you to develop a real appreciation of key aspects of business in a global environment.

Teamwork, sustainability, globalization, and social and regulatory responsibility are themes that run through the entire MBA (International) program. The course has a strong focus on people, profit, and the environment, which means you'll graduate with an understanding of the importance of ethical behavior and sustainable decision-making. Research, scholarship, and industry engagement heavily inform the content of the course. This enables the course to always stay up to date with current and future business trends.

The Deakin MBA (International) program is renowned for its learning opportunities based on experience and observation. Both campus and online modes of study incorporate Deakin's flexible learning model, using electronic conferencing, group-based project work and interaction, high-quality course materials and overseas study programs.

Campus Information

Burwood

The Melbourne Burwood Campus is Deakin’s largest. A short trip from Melbourne’s central business district, Burwood offers the perfect balance between city lifestyle and suburban comfort. On campus you will find impressive buildings and world-class facilities, a wide range of learning and social spaces, and a relaxed atmosphere. If you enjoy getting outdoors between classes, the Melbourne Burwood Campus also sits alongside parkland, which is great for walking, jogging and cycling.

Intakes

  • March
  • July
  • Nov

Application Processing Time in Days: 5

Application Process

Application Outcome
7 Days
Visa Application outcome
35 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Deakin’s Master of Business Administration (International) has a range of specializations to help you progress your career in all areas of business from administration to business strategy. As a graduate, you may find employment in areas such as management consultancy, financial planning, corporate governance, human resource management, marketing, and a range of other areas.

PSW Opportunity

  • Melbourne Campus - 2 years of Post Study Work Permit

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

1-year full time (2 years part-time) – 8 credit points

Admission is based on:

  • Bachelor Honours degree in a related discipline, with a minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 65 or
  • Bachelor degree or higher in a related discipline, with a minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 65 plus two years relevant work experience, or
  • Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or higher in a related discipline, or
  • Evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent.

1.5 years full time (3 years part-time) – 12 credit points

Admission is based on:

  • Bachelor degree in a related discipline, with a minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 65 or
  • Bachelor degree in any discipline, with a minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 65 plus two years relevant work experience, or
  • Evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent.

2 years full time (4 years part-time) – 16 credit points

Admission is based on:

  • Bachelor degree or higher in any discipline, with a minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 65, or
  • Successful completion of the Masters Qualifying Program (MQP) or
  • Evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent.

Supporting documents

When you apply to Deakin, it’s important to attach all requested supporting documentation, otherwise, your application could be delayed or disallowed.

Remember, most documents need to be certified before you upload them, so give yourself plenty of time to get organized.

Examples of certified copies you’ll need to include:

  • award certificates
  • academic transcripts
  • formal identity papers (e.g. your passport).

Documents in languages other than English will need to be translated. If you’re applying for a scholarship, please also check the specific supporting documents for that application.