In a nutshell
Build sought-after skills for leading and managing in business with this Graduate Diploma of Business Administration course from Deakin University.
Designed for students seeking to start a career in the exciting and dynamic world of business leadership and management, this practical, industry-relevant graduate diploma course is an ideal starting point, and offers a pathway to an internationally ranked Master of Business Administration.
In an increasingly volatile, dynamic and uncertain world, strategic business thinkers are in high employment demand. This course will broaden your career options by equipping you with both the versatile skills in business, and the personal abilities and creative insights required to thrive.
In this course, you’ll build key foundation knowledge in business decision-making, operational management, risk analysis, strategic planning and team leadership – setting you up for a new career as a business leader in just one year of study.
This course offers articulation for Deakin University’s full Master of Business Administration (MBA), which is ranked in the top 15 online MBAs globally.
What you’ll need
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
- Hold a bachelor’s degree in a related discipline and have three years of relevant work experience; OR
- Hold a graduate certificate in a related discipline and have five years of relevant work experience in a managerial or professional role.
English language proficiently requirements also apply.
In this business administration course, the subjects you may study include:
- Academic integrity
- Strategy and value creation
- Financial decision making
- The economic environment
- Marketing, positioning and consumers
- Business processes and technology
- Leading people in organisations
Why Deakin University?
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.
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: