Master of International Business
Course summary for current students
|Year||2017 course information|
|Award granted ||Master of International Business|
|Campus||Offered at Burwood (Melbourne)|
|Duration||1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent|
|CRICOS course code||037927C|
|Deakin course code||M723|
|Approval status||This course is approved by the University under the Higher Education Standards Framework.|
|Australian Quality Framework (AQF) recognition||The award conferred upon completion is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 9.|
Extend your understanding of trade development, policy making and planning, to successfully develop international business strategies.
Global business and international trade are conducted in a growing and ever-changing environment. Deakin's Master of International Business is relevant across the spectrum of business and government, and is especially designed for executives directly engaged with international markets or seeking to maximise their overseas potential.
The course provides an integrated perspective by combining units on economic and financial management with those dealing with strategy, marketing, law and international relations.
You’ll develop technical knowledge and skills, political and cultural awareness and an international perspective to qualify you to take up a wide range of career opportunities.
This course is suitable for those involved in importing and exporting, line managers, government advisers, consultants, academics, marketing professionals and those with international interests. The international business environment is fundamental to the operation of all organisations.
As a graduate, you’ll excel in the global business environment – wherever your international careers takes you.
Indicative student workload
As a student in the Faculty of Business and Law, you can expect to participate in a range of teaching activities each week. This could include classes, seminars, practicals and online interaction. You can refer to the individual unit details in the course structure for more information. You will also need to study and complete assessment tasks in your own time.
Fees and charges
Fees and charges vary depending on your course, your fee category and the year you started. To find out about the fees and charges that apply to you, visit the Current students fees website.
Course Learning Outcomes
|Graduate Learning Outcome ||Course Learning Outcome |
|Discipline specific knowledge and capabilities ||Synthesise, integrate and apply expertise from a wide range of international business disciplines in an international context and creation of new knowledge through research activities. |
|Communication ||Apply and demonstrate advanced communication skills in a wide range of international business contexts. |
|Digital literacy ||Use research skills to interpret complex data, analyse the international business environment, and identify new business opportunities |
|Critical thinking ||Analyse, synthesize and apply knowledge across a number of disciplines to generate strategies for running an international business. |
|Problem solving ||Apply a range of techniques, including research and analysis skills, from economics, marketing, international trade, finance and management to create solutions to real-world and complex international business problems. |
|Self-management ||Reflect on and develop a high level of self-awareness and ability to work independently to develop confidence and knowledge to plan and manage personal career aspirations. |
|Teamwork ||Develop teamwork skills and facilitate a positive team environment by working with and learning from others on professional international business issues |
|Global citizenship ||Apply theoretical ideas to solve specific complex real world problems in international business. |
| ||Approved by Faculty Board October 2014 |
To complete the Master of International Business, students must complete a total of 12 credit points, consisting of 8 credit points of core units and 4 credit points of elective units. Most units (think of units as 'subjects') are equal to 1 credit point.
Students are introduced to research tools and techniques in core units of the course where they learn analytic skills and the practical application of those skills in professional contexts. They must also complete advanced level units and a capstone unit that require them to integrate the skills learnt over their course of study and produce applied pieces of research with reference to prevailing literature.
|MPM703||Business Strategy and Analysis |
|MPE707||International Banking and Finance |
|MPE711||Global Trade and Markets |
#MPT code denotes study tour version of the unit.
Plus 4 credit points of units from:
|AIR728||Global Political Economy |
|AIR742||International Relations Theory |
|AIR747||Contemporary International Politics |
|MIS771||Descriptive Analytics and Visualisation |
|MPA702||Financial Interpretation |
|MPK704||Sustainable Environmental Marketing |
|MPM778||The Leadership Adventure |
Or any other unit with the approval of the Course Director
#MPT/MLT code denotes study tour version of the unit.
*MPR code denotes residential version of the unit.