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Master of Business Administration (International)/Master of International Finance

Course summary for current students

Award granted Master of Business Administration (International) / Master of International Finance
CampusOffered at Burwood (Melbourne)
Cloud (online)Yes
Duration2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
CRICOS course code062175G
Deakin course codeD712

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Course overview

The Master of Business Administration (International) [MBA(Intl)] educates business managers who can operate effectively in an international context and with the capabilities for dealing with all aspects of an organisation’s management. The Master of International Finance [MIF] provides students with the specialised skills in investments, valuation, portfolio construction, and risk management, required in today’s increasingly complex and evolving field of international finance, and its application within the broader world of international business.


The combined course develops a set of knowledge and skills which meets the demand in the workplace for competent managers in large organisations who have an excellent knowledge of finance. The course also enables students to undertake postgraduate coursework study across a greater range of units and disciplines than is possible in a single course, thereby enhancing knowledge and understanding of international business.

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Fees and charges

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Please be aware:

  • Fees are calculated on a per unit basis
  • Fees charged will depend on the individual units chosen
  • Fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and services

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Course rules

This course requires students to complete 16 credit points over two years of full-time study or part time equivalent.

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Detailed course rules

The MBA (International)/MIF comprises 16 credit points of study consisting of 12 credit points of core units, 3 credit points of units chosen from a specified list plus 1 credit point chosen from units not previously studied from either degree.  Students must complete at least four credit points of units from the core of the MBA (International) at Deakin.

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Course structure

Core units:

MAF702 Financial Markets  

MAF707 Investments and Portfolio Management  

MAF759 Quantitative Methods for Finance  

MFT760/MAF760 International Finance  #

MPA702 Financial Interpretation  

MPT753/MPF753 Finance  #

MPE707 International Banking and Finance  

MPT781/MPE781 Economics for Managers  #

MPM701 Business Process Management  

MPM703 Business Strategy and Analysis  

MPT735/MPM735 International Business Management  #

MPT732/MPK732 Marketing Management  #


Select 3 credit points  from:

MAF703 Applied Corporate Finance  

MAF704 Treasury and Risk Management  

MAF711 Modelling Techniques for Finance  

MAF713 Futures, Options and other Derivatives  

MPE711 Global Trade and Markets  

MPK701 Research Design and Analysis  

MPR722/MPM722 Human Resource Management  *


Plus one credit point not previously studied from either the Master of Business Administration (International) or the Master of International Finance .


* MPR code denotes residential version of unit

# MPT and MFT code denotes study tour version of unit


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