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    Get a MBA (Global) Degree from Deakin Business School
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    Alumni status by Deakin Business School
    Deakin B-School Accreditation with AACSB & EQUIS.
    Deakin B-School Accreditation with AACSB & EQUIS.
    DBS is Top 1% B-Schools Worldwide
    DBS is Top 1% B-Schools Worldwide
    Get 1:1 Mentorship from Industry Leaders
    Get 1:1 Mentorship from Industry Leaders
    Advance your career with 360° Career Support
    Advance your career with 360° Career Support
    1-week On-campus Immersion Program (Optional)
    1-week On-campus Immersion Program (Optional)
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    World Education Services (WES) recognized. One step closer to working abroad
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    Student Support is available 7 days a week, 24*7

    The Deakin MBA is designed to build your business acumen, enhance your decision-making and communication skills, and ultimately to further your career as a manager and leader in your chosen field. - Assoc. Prof. Colin Higgins, Course Director, MBA (Global), Deakin University



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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Course Eligibility

    Who is this programme for?

    Experienced Managers, Senior Management Executives, and Business Owners/Entrepreneurs who are in mid to senior career stages with at least 3 years of full time relevant work experience in business roles

    Is there a minimum qualification for this programme?

    3 years of full-time relevant work experience along with any of the following Approved pathways:

    • AIMA (Postgraduate Advanced Diploma in Management) 
    • ICFAI (Postgraduate Advanced Diploma in Management)
    • NMIMS (Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management)
    • IMT (Advanced General Management Program, (delivered by upGrad)
    • Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning (Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration) 
    • Welingkar Education (Postgraduate Diploma in Management)

    What is the admission process?

    The admissions process is completely online. Following are the key steps in the application process:


    • Step 1 - Application Form: Fill out an application
    • Step 2 - Get Shortlisted & receive offer letter: Candidate will be evaluated based on their profile ,i.e. professional experience and academic scores.
    • Step 3 - Blocking the Seat: Upon receiving the offer letter ,block your seat by paying a caution amount.
    • Step 4 - Document Submission: Submit self attested documents as per the list of documents in the offer letter

    Course Curriculum

    What kind of certification will I get after completion of this course?

    Post successful completion of this program, you will get an

    • Masters of Business Administration (MBA) Degree from Deakin Business School, Australia

    How much time do I need to spend to achieve success in the programme?

    You will need to spend 15-18 hours per week to get optimum results and learning.

    Overall, this programme will have video content broken down into small easy-to-complete segments that you can watch on the go-across devices. The remaining hours of engagement will be a mix of industry projects, live instructor sessions, mentoring sessions and online and offline meetups.

    Can I do the Global MBA Programme from my city?

    You can learn this programme from any city in India and abroad.

    How do I know that this programme’s curriculum is the best?

    The curriculum is made by the best of International Faculty Members from Deakin Business School, along with inputs by industry experts, which makes it extremely relevant to working professionals. 


    Along with it, our Support Services, Career Assistance, and Live Sessions make it a classroom experience, which no one else in the market can offer.

    How would these real-industry projects help me?

    Our programmes have a strong experiential component that will prepare you to apply your learning in the job.  Learn - Experience - Apply.  Case Studies and industry projects will help you to experience real-life challenges in Management. These will enable you to step into the shoes of leading managers at companies and put to use the theoretical learning in an experiential manner.  Post this programme, these will serve as a portfolio of projects you can illustrate to advance your career. 

    How is this programme better than other MBA programmes?

    Deakin Business School (DBS) is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Only 5% of business programmes worldwide are AACSB accredited and DBS is one of only three business schools in Victoria, Australia to achieve this recognition. 


    Deakin Business School has also been awarded EQUIS accreditation through the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). This global best-practice recognition places Deakin Business School in the top 1 per cent of business schools worldwide.


    The programme has been made in collaboration with faculty from Australia's top-ranked B-School and industry leaders from leading corporates. This ensures that the curriculum is not only updated with the latest academic developments but is also absolutely job relevant. 

    What kind of offline networking events are conducted?

    Every quarter, offline networking events called upGrad BaseCamps are conducted in major cities of Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, etc. 


    These BaseCamps help you network with your peer group, learn from the best of industry experts. Alumni of all batches of the programme are invited to these events, which help you make connections with your fellow participants, along with engagement in group projects, industry interaction and much more. 

    What kind of support does upGrad offer?

    • Student Support is available 7 days a week, 24*7. 
    • You can write to us via Or for urgent queries, use the "Talk to Us" option on the Learn platform.
    • Additionally, an upGrad buddy will enhance the learners’ experience by engaging with them to ensure they are on track with upcoming deadlines, submissions, offer guidance, and resolve their non-academic queries.


    How much do I pay to block my seat?

    You need to pay ₹25,000 to block your seat.

    Is there any deferral or refund policy for this Programme?

    Refund Policy: (Programmes without prep-session component)


    • Learners must pay applicable caution money for the enrollment of the course. This will be adjustable against the total course fee payable by the learner.
    • You can claim a refund for the amount paid towards the Program at any time, before the Program Start Date, by visiting and submitting your refund form via the "My Application" section under your profile. You can request your Admissions Counselor to help you in applying and withdrawing for a refund by sending them an email with reasons listed.
    • There shall be no refund applicable once the programme has started. This is applicable even for those learners who could not complete their payment, and could not be enrolled in the batch opted for. However, the learner can avail pre-deferral as per the policy defined below for the same.
    • Once the learner pays block amount, "any" refund shall be subject to deduction of ₹10,000 processing charges.
    • Learners have to pay the full fee within 7 days of payment of caution money or cohort start date, whichever is earlier, otherwise, the admission letter will be rescinded and processing fee of ₹10,000 will be levied.
    • Refund shall be processed to an eligible learner within 30 working days from the date of receipt of a written application from him/her in this regard.


    Deferral Policy: (Post Programme Commencement)


    • If a Learner is facing severe issues in dedicating time to the programme, we provide the opportunity for the Learner to defer to another cohort.
    • A Learner can request deferral only once post-commencement and must defer their study to a cohort scheduled to start in the next 1 year from the cohort start date of the initial cohort the Learner had enrolled for.
    • A Learner must use the Application for Deferral to request a deferral to another cohort after commencing their programme of study.
    • A  Learner must contact their student advisor to request an Application for Deferral. The date of the request to the student advisor is called the ‘date of deferral request’ in this Policy.
    • The Learner’s Application for Deferral will not be granted until

    (i)          the Learner pays a deferral fee of INR 30,000; or

    (ii)        the deferral fee is reduced or waived by UpGrad.

    • The Learner has 7 days (including holidays and weekends) from the date of deferral request to make the payment of the deferral fee or to request a waiver or reduction of the deferral fee, after which the deferral request will expire and the Learner will continue as part of the current cohort.
    • The deferral request will not be approved until the deferral fee is paid or it is waived/reduced by upGrad. Until the deferral request is approved the Learner will be deemed to be continuing in the same cohort.
    • On resumption of study, the Learner will be responsible for paying the differential programme fees] between the two cohorts (if any)
    • If the application for deferral is approved, the Learner’s login will be disabled, the Learner will leave the deferred cohort and the Learner will start learning on the new cohort from the point of the last assignment that was graded in the deferred cohort. All grades and progress till that point will be carried forward as it is to the new cohort. For clarification, the grades of the graded assignments will be carried forward, whether or not the Learner had submitted these for grading during the initial stage.
    • A deferral can only be requested while the cohort in which the Learner was originally enrolled is ongoing. Once the Learner’s original cohort has completed its program of study, deferral requests shall not be entertained. For clarification, the cohort completion here shall mean the “last grace deadline” as communicated by upGrad.


    Deferral Policy: (Pre- Programme Commencement)


    1. If a Learner, due to unavoidable circumstances is unable to commence with the cohort and requests a deferral before the cohort starts, we provide the opportunity for the Learner to defer to another cohort.
    2. The Learner must request a pre-commencement deferral before the cohort start date by sending an email request to either his/her Admission Counsellor or Student Mentor. The Learner is not required to use the Application for Deferral form.
    3. The Learner will be required to pay 50% of the total program fee amount (inclusive of taxes) before the deferral can be approved. Until this is completed, the Learner will be deemed to be continuing in the same cohort.
    4. The Learner has until the current cohort commencement date to make the payment of the 50% program fee, referred to in paragraph 3 after which the deferral request will expire. Once the deferral window expires and the Learner now asks for a refund, the above-mentioned applicable refund policy will apply.
    5. Once the deferral request has been accepted and processed, the Learner must pay the remainder of the 50% program fee within 30 days of the deferral request being approved or on the cohort start date of the deferred cohort, whichever is earlier.
    6. A Learner can request a deferral (pre-programme commencement) only once and must defer their study to either of the scheduled cohorts to start within the next 1 year from the cohort start date of the initial cohort the Learner had enrolled for.
    7. The fee applicable to the deferred Learner will be the fee applicable to the cohort the Learner will join after deferral of study.
    8. A Learner who defers study prior to commencement is not required to pay a deferral fee.

    No Cost Credit Card EMI FAQ's

    0% EMI with Finance partners /Credit card option availability will vary program wise.

    1. Which banks allow using 0% Credit card EMI or Credit card EMI?
    No cost EMI is available on credit cards from all major banks (American Express, Bank of Baroda, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, IndusInd Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, RBL Bank, Standard Chartered, Axis Bank, Yes Bank, State Bank of India, CITIBANK and HSBC).

    2. Is there any minimum transaction limit ?
    Yes. 50000 is the minimum.

    3. Standard Chartered Bank offers 18 or 24 months No Cost EMI ?
    No. ONLY 12 months is available irrespective of the Program enrolled.

    4. Will I have to pay any extra amount for EMI transaction?
    If you are availing 0% credit card EMI, upGrad will not charge any processing fees or down payment for these transactions. Your bank may levy GST or other taxes on the interest component of the EMI.

    5. Are there any fees or down payment?
    Certain banks charge nominal processing fees between INR 99 - 500 on 0% Credit Card EMI transaction. If charged, will be billed in the first repayment installment.

    6. Can I use my International credit card for 0% credit EMI or Credit Card EMI?
    Only the Indian bank credit cards can be used. But you can pay the amount using the Credit card option in one shot / part payments, and later you can convert into EMI from your respective bank. The tenures and interest charged will depend on your bank. upGrad will not charge any processing fees or down payment for these transactions, this will be purely between you and your bank.

    7. Are there any charges in case I opt for cancellation/refund from the course after paying balance with no cost EMI ?
    Yes, there will be additional charges to the extent of interest paid by the upGrad to the bank, you will be refunded only Principal amount, i.e. the amount actually deducted/blocked from your card. This deduction will be in addition to the amount mentioned in the refund policy shared with your offer letter.

    8. Can I Pay Using Multiple Credit Cards ?
    Multiple cards can be used to complete the payments using Part payment option make sure to inform the learner, minimum transaction is INR 50000 to opt for 0% CC EMI E.g. Amount to be paid: 150000. I can pay using 2 Credit cards. Yes, Example :
    HDFC Card – Part payment – INR 100000
    ICICI Card – Part payment – INR 50000

    9. How can I opt for Credit card EMI if my bank is not listed in the 0% Credit card EMI or Credit card EMI?
    You can pay the amount using the Credit card option in one shot / part payments, and later you can convert into EMI from your respective bank. The tenures and interest charged will depend on your bank. upGrad will not charge any processing fees or down payment for these transactions.

    10. Why is the entire amount blocked on my credit card?
    Initially your bank will block the entire amount from your available purchase limit and from your next billing cycle, you will be charged the EMI amount. As you start paying your EMI, your credit limit will be released accordingly. For example, if you have made a payment of ₹100000 on 6-months EMI and your credit limit is ₹200,000 then initially your bank will block your credit limit by ₹100000. After payment of your first month EMI of Rs.15000, the blocked amount will come down to ₹85000.

    11. Why is interest getting charged on No Cost EMI?
    Your bank will charge you interest. However, this interest charge has been provided to you as an upfront discount at the time of your payment, effectively giving you the benefit of a No cost EMI. The total amount paid during the entire EMI tenure to the bank will be equal to the amount to be paid to upGrad.

    Eg. Amount payable to upGrad: INR 405000
    Let's say Amount deducted at the time of transaction: INR 379850 (Principal amount) Bank charges interest of 12-15% per annum on INR 379850
    [Note: Interest factor is reducing rate and not Flat rate]
    EMI AMOUNT = INR 33750 x 12 = INR 405000
    Effectively, you have taken loan on 379,850 instead of 405,000

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