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.
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:
- business analyst
- agribusiness/export manager
- management consultant
- border control
- international agent
- marketing manager
- board member
- financial advisor
- international development advisor
- trade relations manager
- consular officer
- economic development manager
- change management consultant.
Applicants must have an undergraduate degree or equivalent as approved by the University.
Information on admission closing dates can be found here.
English Language Requirements
Academic IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0
Information for Fee Paying Students
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.
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Typical Study Pattern
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- Master of International Business (48 credit points)
Required - Must pass 45 credit points as follows
- 6224 - Business Finance PG - 3 cp, Level P
- 6234 - Economics for Managers G - 3 cp, Level G
- 6244 - International Marketing PG - 3 cp, Level P
- 6261 - Marketing G - 3 cp, Level G
- 9502 - Human Behaviour in Organisations G - 3 cp, Level G
- 9505 - Research Methods PG - 3 cp, Level P
- 9582 - Institutions of Law and Government G - 3 cp, Level G
- 9637 - Business and Management in Context G - 3 cp, Level G
- 9691 - Entrepreneurship PG - 3 cp, Level P
- 9694 - International Business PG - 3 cp, Level P
- 9696 - Asia Pacific Business PG - 3 cp, Level P
- 11396 - Business Decision Making G - 3 cp, Level G
- 11419 - Service Management G - 3 cp, Level G
- 11428 - Global e-Business PG - 3 cp, Level P
- 11429 - International Economics PG - 3 cp, Level P
- Restricted Choice - Must pass 3 credit points from the following
In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course.
Standard 2 years full time or equivalent. Maximum 6 years.
Unit Delivery Modes
Each unit within your course may be offered through various delivery modes like on campus, online, flexible and intensive modes. Check how each of your units are delivered in the Course Requirements section.
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|2021||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 1
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 1
|2023||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 1
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Alternate Exit Awards
- Graduate Certificate in Business
- Graduate Diploma in Business
Related Courses (Double Degrees, Nested Courses and Alternative Exits)
Alternative Exits: MGG101 Graduate Diploma in Business 299JA Graduate Certificate in Business