School Name: Deakin Business School – Deakin University
Location: Toowoomba, Australia
Year founded: 1974
Deakin Business School is a business school located at Deakin University in Toowoomba, Australia. Established in 1974, the school offers a range of business and management programs at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including MBA, MSc, and PhD programs.
Rankings: Deakin Business School is consistently ranked among the top business schools in Australia and Asia. In the 2021 edition of the Financial Times ranking of MBA programs, Deakin Business School was ranked 201-300 globally.
Accreditation: Deakin Business School is accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS).
Delivery: The MBA program at Deakin Business School is delivered on-campus.
MBA programs: Deakin Business School offers a full-time MBA program. The program has a duration of 12 months and is designed for experienced professionals who are looking to accelerate their careers in business and management. The program includes a combination of lectures, seminars, and case studies, as well as a range of experiential learning opportunities such as consulting projects, business simulations, and international study trips. Admissions to the program are highly competitive, with the school seeking candidates with strong academic backgrounds, relevant work experience, and leadership potential.
International students can gain relevant business skills and experience via Australia’s premier Master of Business Administration course at Deakin.
To complete the Master of Business Administration, students must attain a total of 12 credit points, consisting of 8 credit points of core units and 4 credit points of elective units and may include a specialisation. Most units (think of units as ‘subjects’) are equal to 1 credit point.
Electives may be selected from an MBA specialisation or from any postgraduate units offered by the University, subject to eligibility.
Students are introduced to research tools and techniques in core units of the course where they learn analytic skills and the practical application of those skills in professional contexts. They must also complete advanced level units and a capstone unit that require them to integrate the skills learnt over their course of study and produce applied pieces of research with reference to prevailing literature.
Students are required to meet the University’s academic progress and conduct requirements