Fees and charges
Fee paying place - International (IFP)
A Fee paying place is one for which the university does not receive any government funding. As such, students enrolled in these places are required to contribute the full cost of their course.
Fees for international students apply to persons living in Australia with Temporary Resident status, provided that there is no limitation on study and persons living abroad who are not Australian citizens and do not have Permanent Resident status in Australia.
Equivalent Full Time Student Load (EFTSL)
EFTSL is the standard annual full time load. Eight credit points is the standard full time load for one year of study.
* The 'indicative annual course fee' cited has been provided as a guide only. It has been calculated on the basis of a typical enrolment of a student undertaking the course in 2009, and reflects the cost involved in undertaking a full-time quota of units within the specified discipline.
The actual fees charged by Deakin University will depend upon the discipline from which each individual unit is chosen, and may vary from the indicative course fee cited, particularly if units are chosen from a number of disciplines. The cost of each unit offered in 2009 can be viewed at http://www.deakin.edu.au/current-students/handbooks2009/search.php.
Please note that the fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and service.
Deakin assumes no responsibility for persons relying on 'indicative course fees' to calculate the total future cost of their course.
The course will allow students to specialise and apply advanced technical knowledge and skills in an industrial context; enable students to partner with industry and form professional networks, and; build upon Deakin's research expertise in a number of specialised fields of engineering.
The combined degree requires students to complete 16 credit points of study over two years of full-time study, or part-time equivalent.
Students complete 8 credit points as prescribed below.
Two core units from:
SEB711 Developing and Managing Innovation
SEN705 Engineering Professional Practice
SIT764 Project Management
Plus a specialism (comprising 6 credit points) in one of the following:
Mechanical (Product Design and Development)
Mechanical Engineering (Automotive Engineering)
Electronics Engineering (Automation and Control Systems)
Electronics Engineering (Automotive Intelligent Systems)
Civil Engineering (Water Engineering)
Civil Engineering (Construction Management)
Business Administration (International Component)
Students complete 8 credit points of Business Administration study comprising six core units and two units selected from a group of three:
MPA751/MPR751 Financial Reporting and Analysis (Residential) *
MPE707 International Banking and Finance
MPE781 Economics for Managers
MPK732/MPR732 Marketing Management (Residential) *
MPM703 Business Strategy and Analysis
MPM735 International Business Management
Plus 2 credit points of units from:
MPE711 Global Trade and Markets
MPK701 Research Design and Analysis
MPM722/MPR722 Human Resource Management (Residential) *
* MPR code denotes residential version of unit.
Specific Course Information
The course will make use of Deakin's flexible learning model, using electronic conferencing, group-based project work and interaction, high-quality course materials, opportunities for overseas study programs and intensive residential schools. Graduates will be encouraged to develop a raft of generic skills, enabling them to be effective and efficient employees and citizens.
Admission requirements - general
Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of Admission categories.
In all categories of admission, selection is based primarily on academic merit as indicated by an applicants previous academic record. The minimum requirements are successful completion of a three-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, from an approved university or other educational institution or successful completion of other equivalent qualifications gained by examination, or approved professional or industrial experience. International students must also meet the English language requirements.
Admission requirements - specific
For admission to the Master of Engineering/Master of Business Administration (International) students must have normally completed a four-year Bachelor of Engineering degree or equivalent (a grade point of average of 65% or more in the undergraduate degree will normally be required). Applicants who have completed a Graduate Certificate or equivalent in Engineering would also be eligible. All applicants must have evidence of completion of an undergraduate degree in English or an English language test that meets the current University requirements
A grade point average of 65% or more in the undergraduate degree will normally be required.
Advanced standing - general
If you have completed previous studies which you believe may reduce the number of units you have to complete at Deakin, indicate in the appropriate section on your application that you wish to be considered for advanced standing. You will need to provide your previous course details so your credit can be determined. If you are eligible, your offer letter will then contain information about your advanced standing.
Your advanced standing is formally approved prior to your enrolment at Deakin during the Enrolment and Orientation Program. You must bring original documents relating to your previous study so that this approval can occur.
You can also refer to the Advanced Standing System which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin University degree.
How to apply
* Applicant Portal: Use our online application system to submit and track your application now.
* Apply through a Deakin International office: Fill out an application form and submit it to a Deakin International office.
* Apply through a Deakin representative: Take your application form to your preferred agent for assistance.
Tracking your application:
If you have already applied and wish to enquire about your application please refer to the relevant area through which you originally applied.
* If you applied online, log back into the Applicant Portal using your username and password.
* If you applied through a Deakin representative please contact your representative.
* If you applied through a Deakin International office please contact that office.
Students who have completed the Master of Engineering/Master of Business Administration (International) may continue on to undertake Higher Degree by Research study.