Master of International Business and Master of Logistics Management
The information on this page applies to future students. Current students should refer to their faculty handbooks for course information.
The combined Sydney Master of International Business and Master of Logistics Management offers students the opportunity to complete two master’s degrees in a shorter time than it would take to study them independently.
The Sydney Master of International Business is specialist program designed for students seeking to build a career with a global outlook. It is also appropriate for more seasoned managers who are looking to progress their global learning curve and to advance their skills in managing culturally diverse employees and teams.
The Sydney Master of Logistics Management program focuses on management and operations and teaches specialist skills in applying the concepts, techniques and principles that underlie logistics and supply chain management; the relationships between business processes within and between organisations; using systems approaches to solve business problems; and managing the effects of current and future trends in logistics management on business processes.
Units of study
For full information on Units of Study available in this course, please visit the Sydney Courses website
Full units of study list
- ACCT6002 - International Accounting
- BUSS6101 - Elective Option
- BUSS6106 - International Exchange Program
- BUSS6112 - International Exchange Program
- BUSS6118 - International Exchange Program
- BUSS6124 - International Exchange Program
- BUSS6200 - French Internship Program
- BUSS6206 - International Exchange Program
- BUSS6212 - International Exchange Program
- BUSS6218 - International Exchange Program
- BUSS6224 - International Exchange Program
- BUSS6300 - French Internship Program
- BUSS6306 - Study Abroad
- BUSS6312 - Study Abroad
- BUSS6318 - Study Abroad
- BUSS6324 - Study Abroad
- BUSS6406 - Study Abroad
- BUSS6412 - Study Abroad
- BUSS6418 - Study Abroad
- BUSS6424 - Study Abroad
- BUSS6500 - Industry Placement
- BUSS6509 - Business Project A
- BUSS6510 - Business Project B
- CHSC6902 - Chinese Enterprise Management
- CLAW6007 - Issues in Law and International Business
- CLAW6030 - China's Legal Environment for Business
- FINC6013 - International Business Finance
- IBUS6003 - Managing International Risk
- IBUS6004 - International Business Alliances
- IBUS6005 - Ethical International Business Decisions
- IBUS6006 - Comparative International Management
- IBUS6008 - Export Management
- IBUS6011 - New Business Opportunities and Startups
- IBUS6012 - Business Growth and Innovation
- IBUS6013 - Business Restructuring and Renewal
- IBUS6014 - Intellectual Property Management
- IBUS6016 - Social Entrepreneurship
- IBUS6017 - Enterprise and the Creative Industries
- IBUS6018 - Business Negotiations
- IBUS6019 - Strategy and Emerging Markets
- MIBS6001 - Global Business Environment
- MIBS6002 - Global Management and Culture
- MIBS6003 - Global Strategy
- MIBS6004 - Managing Global Operations
- MIBS6005 - International Business Project A
- MIBS6006 - International Business Project B
- MKTG6013 - International and Global Marketing
- TPTM5001 - Logistics and Supply Chain Management
- TPTM6115 - Organisational Logistics
- TPTM6130 - Transport and Logistics Strategy
- TPTM6160 - Aviation Management and Logistics
- TPTM6170 - Value Chain Management
- TPTM6180 - Geographical Information Systems
- TPTM6190 - Logistics Systems
- TPTM6200 - Maritime Logistics
- TPTM6210 - Reverse Logistics and Closed Loop SCM
- TPTM6222 - Railway Planning and Operations
- TPTM6224 - Intelligent Transport & Logistic Systems
- TPTM6240 - Public Transport Policy and Planning
- TPTM6241 - Transport Modes and Systems
- TPTM6260 - International Logistics
- TPTM6300 - Research Project I
- TPTM6310 - Project Management in Supply Chains
- TPTM6330 - Research Project II
- TPTM6350 - Strategic Transport Modelling
- TPTM6360 - Traffic Systems Management and Control
- TPTM6380 - Retail Logistics Management
- TPTM6390 - Logistics in Humanitarian Aid Projects
- TPTM6400 - Strategic and Operational Procurement
- TPTM6440 - International Freight Transportation
- TPTM6450 - Transport Policy
- TPTM6470 - Sustainable Transport & Logistic Systems
- TPTM6495 - Analysis Tools for Transport & Logistics
- WORK6108 - International Dimensions of HRM
- WORK6111 - Management Consulting
- WORK6130 - Leadership in Organisations
Further course information
The combined Master of International Business and Master of Logistics Management requires the completion of 108 credit points in separate International Business and Logistics Management components.
For the Master of Logistics Management component student complete:
(i) four core units of study: TPTM5001 Logistics and Supply Chain Management (foundation unit), TPTM6115 Organisational Logistics, TPTM6495 Analysis Tools for Transport and Logistics, and TPTM6170 Value Chain Management (capstone unit); and
(ii) four elective units of study selected from a wide range of specialist logistics and supply chain units of study.
For the Master of International Business component students complete:
(i) four core units of study: MIBS6001 Global Business Environment, MIBS6002 Global management and Culture, MIBS Global Strategy and MIBS6004 Managing Global Operations;
(ii) four elective units of study selected from a wide range specialist international business areas; and
(iii) a capstone international business project completed at the end of their degree.
Students complete the Master of Logistics Management component first and then complete the Master of International Business component so as to facilitate progressive learning and enrich the group learning experience through progression in the same student cohort. Students follow the progression sequence outline in the university of Sydney Business School handbook.
Course outcomes and further study
Sydney Master of International Business graduates pursue roles such as export and import manager, international strategy manager, government officer - Department of Foreign and Trade Affairs, international management consultant, international travel manager, consultant: United Nations.
Sydney Master of Logistics Management graduates can pursue rewarding careers in diverse fields such as director of distribution, export manager, operations manager, procurement manager, shipping coordinator and freight manager.
The University of Sydney Business School has an outstanding reputation for the quality of its research across a wide range of academic disciplines. The Master of International Business and the Master of Logistics Management degrees are entry pathways to our higher degree by research programs, the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Master of Philosophy (MPhil).
The postgraduate research programs offered by the Business School attract a large number of domestic and international students each year. With more than 180 research students currently enrolled, we have one of the largest and most diverse higher degree by research programs in the Asia-Pacific region. Read more information about Sydney research at http://sydney.edu.au/business/research.
A successful applicant for admission to the Master of International Business and Master of Logistics Management will hold the equivalent of an Australian bachelor's degree, graduate diploma/certificate from a recognised tertiary institution with a minimum credit (65 per cent) average. Qualifications awarded outside Australia can also be used for admission but equivalencies and entry requirements are determined based on the country, institution and qualification. You can find a guideline of the most common international entry requirements at
How to apply
How to apply
Applications are made directly to the University and assessed by the Business School.
How to apply
Overseas applicants may apply (i) directly to the University, or (ii) through a University overseas representative (education agent).
Indicative postgraduate student contribution amount
Indicative postgraduate student contribution amount not available for Master of International Business and Master of Logistics Management.
Annual review for postgraduate student contribution amount
Annual review for postgraduate student contribution amount not available for Master of International Business and Master of Logistics Management.
Postgraduate Domestic Tuition Fee
This 2013, tuition fee for a domestic postgraduate student represents the fee that is payable by you in the calendar year you commence your course, commencing in 2012 for a standard annual full time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). If your study load is more or less than the 1.0 EFTSL your fee will differ.
Annual review for postgraduate domestic tuition fee
Importantly, tuition fees are subject to annual review by the University, and are likely to increase each year of your period of study, effective at the start of each calendar year.
Additional incidental fees
For some courses there are incidental fees additional to the student contribution and/or course fee. Some of those fees are significant, for example, faculty-specific materials, tools, protected clothing and equipment. For further information about these additional incidental fees, please visit the University's Future Students' website.
Potential for inaccuracy
Whilst every reasonable effort has been made to include correct and up to date information in this prospectus, you are also advised to consult directly with the Student Centre for domestic students or the International Office for international students so that they can provide you with specific and up to date information about those fees.
The academic requirements that are displayed are applicable to currently available courses only, and are updated annually in October and may be changed without notice. The Faculty Handbook and the University of Sydney Calendar are the official legal source of information relating to study at the University of Sydney, and you are referred to those documents
Please note that if you are classified by the University as a Research Training Scheme student in accordance with the Other Grants Guidelines (Research) 2010, you will be exempt from the payment of any SCA or tuition fees for courses undertaken as part of a Research Masters degree and Research Doctoral degree. More information about your eligibility for this Scheme is available here.
International tuition fees for postgraduate students
This 2013, tuition fee for international postgraduate students represents the fees that are payable by you in the calendar year you commence your course, commencing in 2013, for a standard annual full time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). If your study load is more or less than the 1.0 EFTSL your fee will differ.
Importantly, tuition fees are subject to annual review, and are likely to increase each year of your period of study, effective at the start of each calendar year.
Additional incidental fees and health insurance
For some courses there are incidental fees additional to the tuition fees. Some of those fees are significant, for example, faculty-specific materials, tools, protected clothing, and equipment. The University's Future Students' webpage has further information about these additional incidental fees for postgraduate coursework students and postgraduate research students.
In addition to the fees indicated here for the course of study, International Students studying on an Australian Student Visa must have appropriate health insurance for the duration of their studies on a Student Visa through an approved provider of the Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) scheme. This is a requirement of the Australian Government, unless otherwise exempted by the Government.
Potential for inaccuracy
Whilst every reasonable effort has been made to include correct and up to date information here, you are also advised to consult directly with the Student Centre for domestic students or the International Office for international students so that they can provide you with specific and up to date information about those fees.