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Deakin University

Deakin’s vision is to be Australia’s most progressive university – internationally recognized for the relevance, innovation and responsiveness of its teaching and learning, research, partnerships and international activities

Established in 1974, Deakin University is a public (government funded) University. It is also one of the largest, most international and most progressive universities in Australia. Its principal features include:

  • 70,000 students studying on five campuses and by distance education throughout the world,

  • Pioneer in off-campus/online education featuring state-of-the-art study guides (printed study support materials) and an extensive use of online learning systems and software.

  • Partnerships with many professional organisations.

  • In the top four Australian universities by number of competitive research grants in 2002.

  • Five-star graduate satisfaction ratings by the Good Universities Guide.

  • Rated in the Top 10 Australian MBAs by Asia Inc Magazine.

  • Received the prestigious Australian University of the Year award twice.

  • Courses in all discipline areas, ranging from english-language courses to undergraduate degrees to professional and research doctorates.

Deakin University students have a post graduation employment success rating consistently above the average of Australian universities. This reflects the professional relevance of all Deakin University courses. For example, all business courses offered by the University provide a range of accreditation and recognition pathways through to professional bodies, such as the Australian Computer Society, the Australian Institute of Management, the Financial Planning Association and the Institute of Engineers, Australia. Some of Deakin's courses are even delivered in conjunction with industry partners, such as the Finance and Treasury Association of Australia.

Deakin University courses in business and in law have a strong international orientation and have been designed to give Deakin graduates an edge in international professional practice in any country in the world.

Deakin University’s innovative and well-known MBA was introduced in 1980. This versatile degree comprises eight compulsory units and four electives selected from over 60 units. Strengths include on- and off-campus study options, intensive residential study units, online materials and assignments.

The Deakin Master of Commerce is a flexible degree incorporating nine elective units and three compulsory units. Unlike the MBA, no prior work experience is required. Popular electives topics include Accounting, eCommerce, Financial Planning and Commercial Law.

The Deakin Master of International Business incorporates eight compulsory international business and four elective units. This degree does not require prior work experience. Electives include Financial Markets, International Trade and Policy and International Commercial Law.

Deakin now offers a range of exciting double master degrees. These degrees comprise a total of sixteen compulsory and elective units – equivalent to two years full time study. Combined degree combinations include MBA/MCom, MBA/MeCom, MIB/MCom.

Deakin is a recognised leader in the use of education technology and takes university education beyond traditional boundaries. The Deakin Advantage that we give to all our graduates includes an internationally recognised qualification and superior skills in:

Communication and presentation

Personal organisation and management

Teamwork and collaboration

IT utilization

Independent lifelong learning

Re life professional application

The Deakin Advantage

Degrees structured closely with industry means graduates are in demand

Strong research profile – now ranked among the top research universities in Australia

Largest provider of professional and business education in Australia, and a leader in distance education

Multi-campus institution with five campuses located in metropolitan Melbourne and in regional Victoria – giving students a choice of city or coastal living

English Language Institute offering 5-45 week programs

Outstanding student services including academic, personal and career counselling and peer support network

Latest facilities including 24-hour access computing resources

Pathway programs through MIBT and TAFE

Undergraduate and postgraduate international student scholarships

Deakin International
336 Glenferrie Road
Malvern Victoria 3144

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