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  • Objectives
    Deakin's Master of International Business is relevant across the spectrum of business and government, and is especially designed for executives directly engaged with international markets or seeking to maximise their overseas potential. The course will extend your understanding of trade development, policy making and planning, and provides a framework to develop a successful international business strategy. You will develop technical knowledge and skills, political and cultural awareness and an international perspective to qualify you to take up a wide range of career opportunities. This course is suitable for those involved in importing and exporting, line managers, government advisers, consultants, academics, marketing professionals and those with international interests. The international business environment is fundamental to the operation of all organisations.
  • Entry requirements
    To be eligible for admission into the Master of International Business, candidates must have an undergraduate degree in a business discipline or have completed the Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma of International Business.
  • Academic Title
    Master of International Business
  • 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.
    This is a fee-paying course.  Domestic students may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance in paying these tuition fees.  For more information about FEE-HELP go to http://www.deakin.edu.au/future-students/fees/

    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.

    * The 'indicative annual course fee' cited has been provided as a guide only. It has been calculated on the basis of a typical enrolment of a student undertaking the course in 2009, and reflects the cost involved in undertaking a full-time quota of units within the specified discipline.
    The actual fees charged by Deakin University will depend upon the discipline from which each individual unit is chosen, and may vary from the indicative course fee cited, particularly if units are chosen from a number of disciplines. The cost of each unit offered in 2009 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 service.
    Deakin assumes no responsibility for persons relying on 'indicative course fees' to calculate the total future cost of their course.

    Career opportunities
    For graduates of this course, career opportunities exist in firms involved with export and import operations, as well as the finance and government sectors. As a graduate you will have the knowledge to work in the strategic planning and marketing areas of these firms as line managers, government advisers or private consultants.


    Course rules
    The Master of International Business requires completion of 12 credit points comprising 8 credit points of core units and 4 credit points of elective units.


    Course structure

    Core units

    MPE707 International Banking and Finance  

    MPE711 Global Trade and Markets  

    MPE781 Economics for Managers  

    MPF753 Finance  

    MPR732/MPK732 Marketing Management  *

    MPK736 International Marketing  

    MPM703 Business Strategy and Analysis  

    MPT735/MPM735 International Business Management  #

     

    Elective units

    Select 4 credit points of units from:

    AIR728 International Political Economy  

    AIR742 Theories of International Relations  

    AIR747 Contemporary International Politics  

    ALC706 Culture, Communication and Globalisation: Critical Practices in/and Local Cultures  

    MLM703 Chinese Commercial Law  

    MLM712 International Intellectual Property Law  

    MLM740 International Commercial Law  

    MLM782 Indian Commercial Law  

    MPR751/MPA751 Financial Reporting and Analysis  *

    MPC741 IT Strategy and Management  

    MPI700 Postgraduate Internship  

    MPT722/MPR722 Human Resource Management (Residential)  # *

    or

    MPM722 Human Resource Management  

    MSC752 eBusiness Strategies  


    #MPT code denotes study tour version of the unit.

    *MPR code denotes residential 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
    To be eligible for admission into the Master of International Business, candidates must have an undergraduate degree in a business discipline or have completed the Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma of International Business.


    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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