Master of Business Administration (International)

Deakin University logo
  • Qualification:
    Master's Degree
  • Study mode:
    On Campus
  • Payment options:
    FEE-HELP may be available
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    2 years full-time or 1 year part-time
  • Start date:
    3 intake dates each year - enquire today!
  • Awarded by:
    Deakin University
  • Location:
  • Career Outcomes:
    Project Manager | Team Leader | Operations Manager | Chief Executive Officer (CEO) | Chief Operating Officer | View All

Want more course info?

Enquire Now

Want more course info?

Enquire Now Enquire Now

Course Rundown

Become a global business leader with this innovative, industry-leading Master of Business Administration (International) course from Deakin University. 

Grounded in the foundation of a traditional MBA, this course will equip you with the skills, insights and knowledge required to effectively lead, manage and organise in an international context. You’ll have the opportunity to build sought-after skills in areas including leadership, management, strategic planning, creativity, relationship and team management, financial and risk management, and graduate ready to excel on the global stage. 

With unique international opportunities available for students – including overseas study tours, business internships and contemporary research projects – you’ll finish this course with valuable insights into the operation of business in a changing, global environment. Academic focus on sustainability, globalisation and social responsibility will ground your knowledge in the important context of sustainable, ethical and sensible future-focused business. 

Deakin University is renowned for its innovative MBA program. This qualification holds a five-star rating from the Graduate Management Association of Australia, and the online Master of Business Administration (International) is ranked 15th in the world in the international university rankings published by the prestigious QS Quacquarelli Symonds.


To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree or other qualification at a higher AQF level in any discipline with a minimum weighted average mark of 65%.

English language proficiently requirements also apply.

In this business administration course, the subjects you may study include:

Core subjects:

  • Academic integrity
  • Business communication for managers
  • Critical thinking for managers
  • Foundation skills in data analysis
  • Ethics for managers
  • Financial interpretation
  • Business process management
  • Economics for managers
  • International business management
  • Marketing management
  • International banking and finance
  • Business strategy and analysis

Plus one of:

  • Business internship experience
  • Business practicum
  • Team internship
  • Work based learning

Elective subjects:

  • Indian law
  • Sustainable environmental marketing
  • Operations management

Established in 1974 as Australia’s first regional university in Victoria, Deakin University has consistently raised the bar in delivering quality tertiary education with a focus on excellent teaching and research.

The multi-award winning education provider teaches over 53,000 students a year, offering renowned courses that integrate real-world expertise and practical skills. Get recognised with Deakin in a range of industries, including nutrition, sports management, property management, law, business and more. Plus, they’ve have ranked in the top 2% by the acclaimed Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).

As a student of Deakin, you’ll get support every step of the way along your learning journey!

They’ve got a range of on-campus facilities and online features to help ease the pressure of study, including on-campus childcare services, a medical centre with qualified nurses and doctors, free and confidential counselling (face-to-face or via phone) and more.

Deakin also offer advisers and resources to help develop your academic skills. Advisers are available on campus and online to help guide you in your research, assignment and study practices.

Campus Locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

Victoria: Melbourne Burwood

You can also choose to study this course entirely online.

Want more course info?    

Enquire Now

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Master of Business Administration (International) from Deakin University.

This qualification will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience required to seek employment in a broad range of management and leadership roles, both within Australia and overseas. Upon successful completion of this qualification, you may choose to seek work as a project or team leader, as an executive director or operations officer, or in strategic planning and analysis in a range of industries, including banking and finance, education, mining, building and construction, arts and media, or in international relations, trading or development. 

With real-world work experience opportunities available, this course helps you build sought-after practical experience for your exciting new career.

Curious about where a career in mba could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

The estimated fee for this course is $28,200 for one-year, full-time. 

Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's FEE-HELP loan to cover all or part of your fees. Deakin University also offers scholarships to successful applicants.

Enquire now to find a payment option that works for you! 

FEE-HELPYou may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $46,620 (2020-21 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

For more information
Bot image

Hey, Look over here!

Hey There!

We offer a few quick ways to connect with us right now.