Master of International Business
Course summary for international students
|Year||2017 course information|
|Award granted||Master of International Business|
|Campus||Offered at Burwood (Melbourne)|
|Length||1.5 years full time|
|Next available intake||March (Trimester 1), July (Trimester 2), November (Trimester 3)|
|Fee paying annual fee - commencing 2017||$33,280 for 1 yr full-time AUD|
|CRICOS course code||037927C|
|Level||Higher Degree Coursework (Masters and Doctorates)|
|English language requirements|
IELTS overall score of 6.5 (with no band score less than 6) or equivalent
|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.|
|Faculty contacts||Deakin International|
Tel +61 3 9627 4877
- Course overview
- Fees and charges
- Course Learning Outcomes
- Course rules
- Course structure
- Entry requirements - general
- Entry requirements - specific
- Credit for prior learning - general
- How to apply
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.
Fees and charges
The tuition fees you pay are calculated depending on the course you choose.
The ‘Estimated tuition fee’ is provided as a guide only based on a typical enrolment of students completing the first year of this course. The cost will vary depending on the units you choose, your study load, the length of your course and any approved Credit for Prior Learning you have.
Each unit you enrol in has a credit point value. The ‘Estimated tuition fee’ is calculated by adding together 8 credit points of a typical combination of units for that course. Eight credit points is used as it represents a typical full-time enrolment load for a year.
You can find the credit point value of each unit under the Unit Description by searching for the unit in the Handbook.
Learn more about fees and available payment options.
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.
|MPE781||Economics for Managers|
|MPT732/MPK732||Marketing Management #|
|MPK736/MPT736||International Marketing #|
|MPT735/MPM735||International Business Management #|
|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|
|MLM703/MLT703||Chinese Commercial Law #|
|MPK704||Sustainable Environmental Marketing|
|MPR722/MPM722||Human Resource Management *|
|MPM778||The Leadership Adventure|
|MPT738||Audacious Leadership #|
Or any other unit with the approval of the Course Team Chair
#MPT/MLT code denotes study tour version of the unit.
*MPR code denotes residential version of the unit.
Entry 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 applicant's 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 postgraduate English language requirements.
Entry requirements - specific
Minimum entry requirements
- Bachelor degree in a related discipline
- Masters Qualifying Program (with previous qualifications in a related discipline)
- Masters degree in related discipline
- Graduate certificate in a related discipline and 5 years relevant work experience
IELTS / English language requirements
Please note that English language requirements exist for entry to this course and you will be required to meet the English language level requirement that is applicable in the year of your commencement of studies.
It is the students’ responsibility to ensure that she/he has the required IELTS score to register with any external accredited courses.
Credit for prior learning - 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 credit for prior learning. You will need to provide a certified copy of your previous course details so your credit can be determined. If you are eligible, your offer letter will then contain information about your credit for prior learning.
Your credit for prior learning 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 Credit for Prior Learning 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 OR
- Apply through a Deakin International office: Fill out an application form and submit it to a Deakin International office OR
- 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 through a Deakin representative please contact your representative.
- If you applied through a Deakin International office please contact email@example.com
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.