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Degree structure

Degree requirements

To be awarded the Master of International Business, students complete units of study totalling 60 credit points, comprising:

  • 24 credit points in core units of study;
  • 24 credit points in elective units of study; and
  • 12 credit points in international business project units.

Students must complete the units of study in a prescribed sequence, as detailed in the Progression guide.

The units of study available for the Master of International Business are listed in the Table of postgraduate units of study: Master of International Business.

Course Learning Outcomes

  1. CLO 1: Apply international business theories, concepts and business practices, and identify the challenges as well as opportunities of applying this international business knowledge in diverse global contexts.
  2. CLO 2: Analyse and critically evaluate business problems, information and resources to generate practical solutions to international business challenges.
  3. CLO 3: Apply a range of professional oral and written communication strategies and adapt these to different audiences to present persuasive ideas, and reach agreement with others.
  4. CLO 4: Identify, locate, interpret and synthesise relevant data and information, using appropriate resources tools, platforms and strategies.
  5. CLO 5: Generate ideas, insights, novel solutions and/or processes to address complex global business challenges (eg. SDGs).
  6. CLO 6: Develop cultural intelligence by learning to communicate and collaborate across cultural and linguistic differences with people from diverse backgrounds.
  7. CLO 7: Work effectively with people from other professional backgrounds and integrate multiple disciplinary perspectives in problem solving and recognise implications for international business context.
  8. CLO 8: Recognise and incorporate social, moral and ethical aspects in international business decision making, and demonstrate social responsibility in strategy devising.
  9. CLO 9: Display attributes of global collaborative and leadership skills, and lead with confidence and responsibility to make a positive impact on the global business environment.