Course rules and resolutions - Master of International Business

 

Master of International Business

Graduate Certificate in International Business


These resolutions must be read in conjunction with applicable University By-laws, Rules and policies including (but not limited to) the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2000 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Resolutions of the University of Sydney Business School, the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended) and the Academic Board policies on Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism.

Course resolutions

1 Course codes

Code

Course title

MAINTBUS-02

Master of International Business

GCINTBUS-01*

Graduate Certificate in International Business

 


* No direct admissions to this course - exit point only

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is full time or part time according to candidate choice.

3 Master's type

The master's degree in these resolutions is a professional master's course, as defined by the Coursework Policy.

4 Embedded courses in this sequence

(1)
The embedded courses in this sequence are:
(a)
the Master of International Business
(b)
the Graduate Certificate in International Business (exit only)

5 Admission to candidature

(1)
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants ranked on merit in accordance with the following criteria:
(a)
Master of International Business
(i)
an Australian Qualifications Framework level 7 or higher qualification in a cognate discipline with a minimum credit average (or equivalent) at an institution approved by the Business School; or
(ii)
an Australian Qualifications Framework level 7 or higher qualification in a non-cognate discipline with a minimum credit average (or equivalent) at an institution approved by the Business School and a minimum of three years relevant work experience; and
(iii)
a selection interview establishing the candidate's suitability for the degree; and
(iv)
a statement of motivation; and
(v)
satisfaction of the English language requirements; and
(vi)
any other minimum standards specified by the Business School.
(2)
Admission to the Graduate Certificate in International Business is not permitted. This is an exit only courses. Applicants are assessed for admission to candidature for the Master of International Business.
(3)
In exceptional circumstances the Business School may admit applicants without these qualifications who, in the opinion of the Business School, have qualifications and evidence of experience and achievement sufficient to successfully undertake the award.

6 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for the course are set out in the Table of postgraduate units of study: International Business.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the Master of International Business a candidate must complete 60 credit points, comprising:
(a)
24 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
24 credit points of elective units of study; and
(c)
a 12 credit point international business project.
(3)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Certificate in International Business a candidate must complete a minimum of 24 credit points from the Table of postgraduate units of study: International Business.

7 Progression rules

Unless otherwise permitted, candidates must complete the units of study for the Master of International Business in a prescribed sequence as specified by the Business School.

8 Recognition of prior learning

(1)
Waivers may be granted or the volume of learning may be reduced in recognition of prior learning.
(2)
Candidates may be eligible for a reduction in the volume of learning of up to 30 credit points for relevant postgraduate studies where no award has been, or will be made.
(3)
Notwithstanding any reduction in the volume of learning granted on the basis of work completed or prior learning, in order to qualify for an award a student must complete at least 50 per cent of the requirements prescribed for the award course at the University of Sydney.

9 Course transfer

Candidates for the Master of International Business may elect to discontinue study and graduate with an award from this embedded sequence, with the approval of the Business School, and provided the requirements of the embedded award have been met.

10 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January, 2015.
(2)
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January, 2015 complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement, provided that requirements are completed by 1 January, 2020. The Business School may specify a later date for completion or specify alternative requirements for completion of candidatures that extend beyond this time.