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  • Objectives
    The MBA(International) aims to develop business managers, particularly business managers operating in an international context, with the capabilities of dealing with all aspects of an organisation’s management. The MIS is aimed at IT professionals who wish to extend their expertise in information systems and eCommerce, as well as graduates from other disciplines who wish to understand the implications of eCommerce in their business. This combined course will enable students to undertake postgraduate coursework study across a greater range of units and disciplines than is possible in a single course, thereby enhancing their knowledge and understanding of business.
  • Entry requirements
    * A recognised 3-year bachelors degree or equivalent in any discipline; * A grade point average (GPA) of 65% or above in the bachelors degree program; and * Evidence of having completed an undergraduate degree in English or an English language test that meets the current University requirements.
  • Academic Title
    Master of Business Administration (International)/Master of Information Systems
  • Course description
    Fees and charges
    Equivalent Full Time Student Load (EFTSL)
    EFTSL is the standard annual full time load. Eight credit points is the standard full time load for one year of study.

    Fee paying place - Domestic (DFP)
    A Fee paying place is one for which the university does not receive any government funding. As such, students enrolled in these places are required to contribute the full cost of their course.
    Fee paying places are available to domestic students. Domestic students are those who are Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens or holders of a permanent visa.

    *Indicative course fees should be used as a guide only. Deakin University assumes no responsibility for persons relying on indicative course fees to calculate the total future cost of their course. The indicative course fee is an estimate based on a typical enrolment a student may have for their first year of study in 2009 for their course. The indicative course fee is based on historical first year enrolments within the course, reflecting the discipline cluster of the units which may be studied within the course. The actual fees charged will depend on the individual units chosen. The cost of each unit can be viewed at http://www.deakin.edu.au/current-students/handbooks2009/search.php. Please note that the fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and services.

    Career opportunities
    The Master of Information Systems will appeal to traditional IS students who seek to pursue a career in IS as well as students who wish to combine IS skills and knowledge in discipline areas such as marketing, law and international business. The Master of Business (International) is oriented towards business operations in a global context. As such this course will appeal to students who seek a career in an international environment. It is an ideal qualification for students wishing to be involved with national and multinational corporations, governments and/or agencies that operate cross nationally and provides a foundation in all areas of international business operations including Banking, Finance, Marketing, Economics, Strategy and Human Resources Management giving graduates considerable scope for employment in today's global business environment.


    Course rules
    The MBA(International)/MIS comprises 16 credit points of study consisting of 9 credit points of core units, 2 credit points from a specified list of three units, and 5 credit points of information systems units which may be grouped to form an Information Systems specialisation.


    Course structure

    Core units

    MPA751 Financial Reporting and Analysis  
    or

    MPR751/MPT751 Unit description is currently unavailable  *#

    MPE707 International Banking and Finance  

    MPE781 Economics for Managers  

    MPR732/MPK732 Marketing Management  *

    MPM703 Business Strategy and Analysis  

    MPT735/MPM735 International Business Management  #

    MSC705 Information Systems Analysis and Design  

    MSC769 Information Systems Infrastructure  

    MSC770 Information Systems and Global Issues  


    Elective units
    2 credit points of units from:

    MPE711 Global Trade and Markets  

    MPK701 Research Design and Analysis  

    MPT722/MPR722 Human Resource Management (Residential)  # *

    or

    MPM722 Human Resource Management  

     

    Plus Information Systems units not previously studied amounting to 5 credit points which may be grouped to form an Information Systems specialisation (see Master of Information Systems M722 course entry for details of specialisations and units available).


    *MPR code denotes residential version of unit.

    #MPT code denotes study tour version of the unit.


    Admission requirements - general
    Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of Admission categories.
    In all categories of admission, selection is based primarily on academic merit as indicated by an applicant's previous academic record.
    For more information on the Deakin Admissions Policy visit The Guide


    Admission requirements - specific

        * A recognised 3-year bachelors degree or equivalent in any discipline;
        * A grade point average (GPA) of 65% or above in the bachelors degree program; and
        * Evidence of having completed an undergraduate degree in English or an English language test that meets the current University requirements.


    Advanced standing - general
    The University aims to provide students with as much credit as possible for approved prior study or informal learning which exceeds the normal entrance requirements for the course and is within the constraints of the course regulations. Students are required to complete a minimum of one-third of the course at Deakin University, or four credit points, whichever is the greater. In the case of certificates, including graduate certificates, a minimum of two credit points within the course must be completed at Deakin.

    You can also refer to the Advanced Standing System which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin University degree.


    How to apply

    Applications must be made directly to the university through the Applicant Portal referring to closing dates for applications as dates for particular courses may vary.

    Your faculty may require further information from you when submitting your application. Please refer to the faculty information website for further details.

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