Master of International Business ()
|Credit Points Required||72|
This degree is no longer accepting new enrolments. The following information is for students who commenced study in this degree prior to 2012. Students who are commencing study from 2012 must enrol in FC074 Master of International Business.
The International Business programs are designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills relevant to the development, strategy and management of international business organisations; and the institutional context for their development, growth and operation. The field of international business includes multinational and transnational business activities; strategic and managerial processes that cross national boundaries; joint ventures and strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions; managing international risk; cross-cultural management; and the interactions of international business organisations with their economic, political and cultural environments.
Please Note: Students who commenced their degree prior to 2011 should refer to the course structure, available major subject areas and resolutions in the faculty handbook for the year they commenced. Archived downloadable faculty handbooks can be accessed on the Handbooks website.
To be awarded the Master of International Business, students must successfully complete a total of 12 units of study (72 credit points), comprising:
- four foundational units of study (24 credit points)
- four core units of study (24 credit points)
- four elective units of study (24 credit points).
Foundational units of study
- ACCT5001 Accounting Principles
- CLAW5001 Legal Environment of Business
- ECOF5010 Academic and Professional Communication (not offered from 2012)
- ECMT5001 Principles of Econometrics
- ECON5001 Microeconomic Theory
- ECON5002 Macroeconomic Theory
- FINC5001 Capital Markets and Corporate Finance
- IBUS5001 Strategy, Innovation and Global Business
- INFS5001 Project Management
- MKTG5001 Marketing Principles
- TPTM5001 Logistics and Supply Chain Management
- WORK5003 Management and Organisations
Core units of study
- IBUS6001 International Business Strategy
- IBUS6002 Cross-Cultural Management
- IBUS6003 Managing International Risk
- IBUS6004 International Business Alliances
Elective units of study
* These units are not offered in 2011.
Note: All 'ECON', 'ECMT', 'ECOP' and 'GOVT' coded units are offered through the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.The 'USSC' units are offered through the United States Studies Centre.
Please Note. Not all units may be available each year. For unit of study availability, please refer to the online Unit of study handbook.
The following table shows an example degree progression for a student enrolled in the Master's degree on a full-time basis undertaking four units of study per semester.
|Year / Semester||Units of study||Total credit points|
Please Note: The information listed in this program of study examples is meant as a guide only. Students should always check the requirements for individual units of study before enrolling. Students are usually able to complete the units of study for their degree in different sequences to that listed above. You are advised to plan their degree based upon your individual needs and to contact the Student Information Office if you need any assistance in planning your progression in your degree.
Minimum duration of course
|1.5 years||3 years|
Master 's degree with honours
The Master of International Business (Honours) will not be available for students commencing from 2010.