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Master of International Business - MGM401

Course Code: MGM401
Course Version: 1
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline(s): Canberra Business School
UAC Code: 880206
CRICOS Code: 098210B
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

Your (business) passport to an exciting future

Discover the theories and practices that are shaping international business today and build the skills and knowledge required to lead a business and affect sustainable organisational change with UC’s innovative Master of International Business degree.

The two-year course will open numerous pathways to dynamic international careers. Building on your undergraduate studies, you’ll develop high level theoretical and analytical skills and the ability to synthesize information, so you can become an effective leader and communicator in a wide range of multinational business and management settings.

Explore human behaviour in organisations, business decision making, service management and aspects of international law, trade and governance as well as economics and marketing for managers, and learn to provide solutions to complex problems in the international business sphere.

Delivered with a mix of day and evening classes, the Master of International Business will also provide you with the opportunity to study real-world situations through projects and to build industry networks through an internship.

Study a Master of International Business at UC and you will:

 
  • gain a strong core knowledge in international business and economic theory
  • develop a deeper understanding of the workings of ¬international economies and multinational firms
  • be encouraged to demonstrate initiative, creativity and social responsibility
  • learn to confidently analyse data and provide advice to various stakeholders
  • apply a range of research methods and analytical techniques to enhance your critical thinking, communication and problem-solving abilities in an Australian and international context
  • discover a range of core and contemporary concepts and theories of organisations and their management and learn to analyse and apply these to business problems and propose sustainable solutions
  • discover how geographical, legal, political, financial and institutional forces affect organisational practice and trade across international boundaries
  • analyse and apply a range of contemporary entrepreneurial and enterprise skills and approaches to business innovation and organisational change.

Career opportunities

A UC Master of International Business degree is a globally recognised qualification and offers graduates the chance to explore high-level careers in large Australian and multinational companies, foreign affairs and trade agencies and small business enterprises.  Potential career pathways include:

  • entrepreneur
  • business analyst
  • agribusiness/export manager
  • management consultant
  • border control
  • international agent
  • marketing manager
  • board member
  • financial advisor
  • international development advisor
  • trade relations manager
  • diplomat
  • consular officer
  • economic development manager
  • change management consultant.
 

Enquiries

Prospective Domestic Students
Email study@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)
Current and Commencing Students
In person, Student Centre Building 1 (take a BGL Faculty course advice ticket) or Email bglstudent@canberra.edu.au
Prospective International Students
Email international@canberra.edu.au or Phone +61 2 6201 5342

Admission Requirements

Applicants must have an undergraduate degree or equivalent as approved by the University.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Periods Course is Open to New Admissions

Year Location Domestic International
2020 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
2021 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
2022 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
2023 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

The University offers a wide range of delivery options to help you balance study with other commitments. Units within this degree may be available to be studied in the following delivery modes:

    UC - Canberra, Bruce

      Evenings: The unit is delivered on-campus and face to face on weekday evenings.
      On Campus: The unit is delivered on-campus and face to face, supplemented with online content. Most classes are run on weekdays and during business hours.

To find out more about delivery modes that are available for units in this course please visit

Information for Fee Paying Students

Year Domestic International
2020

$24,900

$35,000

The fees detailed above are the annual fee rates for the course. The annual rate is the fee that applies to standard full-time enrolment, which is 24 credit points. The final fee charged is based on the proportion of 24 credit points in which a student enrols. Students enrolled in a Commonwealth Support Place (CSP) are required to make a contribution towards the cost of their education, which is set by the Commonwealth Government. Information on Commonwealth Supported Places, HECS-HELP and how fees are calculated can be found here.


Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
Analyse and synthesise information and be able to critique and effectively communicate in a business and management context; UC graduates are professional: employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills; communicate effectively; use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real?world problems;
UC graduate are global citizens: communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings;
UC graduates are lifelong learners: adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas; evaluate and adopt new technology.
Apply concepts, theories and experience to business problems and propose sustainable solutions demonstrating initiative, creativity and social responsibility; UC graduates are professional: employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills; communicate effectively; use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real?world problems;
UC graduate are global citizens: think globally about issues in their profession; adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries; understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures; communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings; behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives.
UC graduates are lifelong learners: adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas; evaluate and adopt new technology.
Critically evaluate a range of core and contemporary concepts and theories of organisations and their management; UC graduates are professional: employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills; use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real?world problems;
UC graduates are lifelong learners: adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas; evaluate and adopt new technology.
Analyse and synthesise contemporary theory and practice relating to the external context in which organisations operate; UC graduates are professional: employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills; use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real?world problems;
UC graduate are global citizens: think globally about issues in their profession; adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries; understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures;
UC graduates are lifelong learners: adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas; evaluate and adopt new technology.
Analyse and apply a range of contemporary entrepreneurial and enterprise skills and approaches to business innovation and organisational change; UC graduates are professional: employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills; use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real?world problems;
UC graduate are global citizens: think globally about issues in their profession; adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries; understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures;
UC graduates are lifelong learners: adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas; evaluate and adopt new technology.
Critically analyse and integrate theory and practice within international business to future work challenges and practices in an organisational context; UC graduates are professional: employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills; use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real?world problems;
UC graduate are global citizens: think globally about issues in their profession;adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries; understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures;
UC graduates are lifelong learners: adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas; evaluate and adopt new technology.
Analyse concepts, knowledge and skills of international business including contemporary theories and their application and provide solutions to complex problems that articulate how geographical, legal, political, financial and institutional forces affect organisational practice and trade across international boundaries UC graduates are professional: employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills;communicate effectively; use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real?world problems; display initiative and drive, and use their organisational skills to plan and manage their workload; take pride in their professional and personal integrity. behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives.
UC graduate are global citizens: think globally about issues in their profession; adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries; understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures; communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings; make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives;
UC graduates are lifelong learners: reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development; be self-aware; adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas; evaluate and adopt new technology.

Course Duration

Standard 2 years full time or equivalent. Maximum 6 years.

Related Courses (Double Degrees, Nested Courses and Alternative Exits)

Alternative Exits: MGG101 Graduate Diploma in Business 299JA Graduate Certificate in Business

Government Support

Year CSP Places Available Eligible for Student
Income Support (Centrelink)
2020 NO NO

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