Graduate Certificate in Insurance and Risk Management

About the Graduate Certificate in Insurance and Risk Management

The general aim of this program is to provide a broad grounding in the conceptual, theoretical and practical aspects of general insurance and risk management. It introduces students, from a variety of educational and experiential backgrounds, to the formal study of the insurance and risk management industries.


Insurance and risk management


Waterfront (Geelong)

More information about Deakin University - Graduate School of Business


The Deakin Graduate School of Business offers highly rated and well-respected programs at graduate certificate, graduate diploma and masters levels.

About Us

The Deakin MBA and MBA (International) have been recognised with five-star ratings from the Graduate Management Association of Australia. The Deakin MBA has a QS five-star rating and is EPAS accredited. Deakin University is one of only three Australian universities with an EPAS-accredited MBA. The Deakin Graduate School of Business achieved a QS 5-Star rating for facilities, internationalisation and diversity, teaching and student quality, and engagement and program strength for its MBA. The school is part of the Faculty of Business and Law, which has a mission to engage with students and partners in the provision of flexible educational programs and relevant research.

With almost 3000 students in postgraduate coursework and research degrees, the Deakin Graduate School of Business has over 50 full-time academics with extensive business and industry experience. All our programs have active, industry-based advisory boards ensuring our subjects and courses are focused on the realities of business in a modern economy.

Our staff members undertake leading-edge applied research in management, marketing, economics, accounting, finance and information systems. Interdisciplinary research and collaborative partnership research with industry are key strengths of the Graduate School of Business.

Student Services

Flexibility and innovation in delivery are essential strengths of the Deakin Graduate School of Business. Most of our programs offer you full-time, part-time, on-campus, online, residential and international, and Australian study tour options. You will also have access to outstanding services, facilities and student support, including counselling, international student advisers, study assistance, a student mentor program and many clubs and societies.


Deakin's five-star MBA (International) gives you an opportunity to gain industry experience as part of a world-class MBA. The course is available to applicants who may not have had experience as a business manager. It includes an optional business practicum project unit, which is completed in an operating business environment to equip you with valuable practical managerial expertise.

High-achieving students are able to move directly from their undergraduate degree to postgraduate MBA studies, saving time and money.

The course also features a research project option, which can allow you to conduct research into specific organisational issues and may allow you to articulate into a research degree. Emphasis will be placed on issues associated with international business management.

Deakin's MBA (International) is available as a combined course with masters programs in commerce, information systems, international finance, professional accounting and information technology.

Masters degrees are also available in business (sport management), commerce, information systems, international business, international finance and marketing. A doctoral program in business administration and PhD degrees by research are also offered.


Waterfront (Geelong)

1 Gheringhap Street GEELONG VIC Australia