Master of International Business
Course summary for international students
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 will extend your understanding of trade development, policy making and planning, and provides a framework to develop a successful international business strategy.
You will 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.
Fees and charges
Fee paying place - International (IFP
A Fee paying place is one for which the University does not receive any government funding. As such, students enrolled in these places are required to contribute the full cost of their course.
Fees for international students apply to persons living in Australia with Temporary Resident status, provided that there is no limitation on study and persons living abroad who are not Australian citizens and do not have Permanent Resident status in Australia.
Equivalent Full Time Student Load (EFTSL
is the standard annual full time load. Eight credit points is the standard full time load for one year of study.
* The 'indicative annual course fee' cited has been provided as a guide only. It has been calculated on the basis of a typical enrolment of a student undertaking the course in 2014, and reflects the cost involved in undertaking a full-time quota of units within the specified discipline.
The actual fees charged by Deakin University will depend upon the discipline from which each individual unit is chosen, and may vary from the indicative course fee cited, particularly if units are chosen from a number of disciplines. The cost of each unit offered in 2014 can be viewed from the Unit Search
Please note that the fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and service.
Deakin assumes no responsibility for persons relying on 'indicative course fees' to calculate the total future cost of their course.
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For graduates of this course, career opportunities exist in firms involved with export and import operations, as well as the finance and government sectors. As a graduate you will have the knowledge to work in the strategic planning and marketing areas of these firms as line managers, government advisers or private consultants.
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The Master of International Business requires completion of 12 credit points comprising 8 credit points of core units and 4 credit points of elective units.
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|MPE707|| International Banking and Finance |
|MPE711|| Global Trade and Markets |
|MPM703|| Business Strategy and Analysis |
plus 4 credit points of units from:
|AIR728|| Global Political Economy |
|AIR742|| International Relations Theory |
|AIR747|| Contemporary International Politics |
|ALC706|| Culture, Communication and Globalisation: Critical Practices in/and Local Cultures |
|MLM740|| International Commercial Law |
|MPM704|| Managing for Environmental Sustainability #|
|MPI700|| Postgraduate Internship |
|MIS771|| Descriptive Analytics and Visualisation |
Or any other unit with the approval of the Course Team Chair
#MPT code denotes study tour version of the unit.
*MPR code denotes residential version of the unit.
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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 English language requirements.
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Entry requirements - specific
Completion of a tertiary program equivalent to not less than 3 years of full-time study at a university or other approved educational institution in a business discipline, or for those without a degree, a masters degree in a business discipline may be accepted in lieu of a 3-year bachelor degree, or a graduate certificate in a business discipline plus 5 years minimum relevant work experience. Applicants may be eligible for Credit for Prior Learning for appropriate units of completed postgraduate study.
Alternate admission is available via the Postgraduate Qualifying Programs (PQP):
- applicants must have successfully completed all four PQP units and achieved a minimum credit grade of 60 per cent for each discipline-based unit undertaken (MAA103, MAE102, MAF101 or MMM132). To be eligible for admission to the Master of International Business, applicants must also have completed studies in a business related discipline at post secondary level.
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.
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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.
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How to apply
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