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Master of International Business

Course summary

The Master of International Business (MIB) program prepares students to succeed in managerial and professional positions in the global economy. The globalisation of the market place requires businesses to be ever more innovative and competitive. Managers need to understand the complexities of global culture, political, economic, organisational and financial forces and recognise how they can impact on the success of their business.

This course teaches the management skills and competencies that are necessary in order to effectively operate in a truly global business environment. It is a multi disciplinary program covering broad management issues such as project management, financial management, marketing, economics, strategy and employment relations.

This course is also offered at our UOW Dubai campus and the Subang Jaya campus of our Malaysian partner institution, INTI College.

Course information

Study area

Business

Campus

Wollongong, Sydney

Course Code

1435

ATAR (UAI)

-

Duration

1-1.5 years full-time, or part-time equivalent

Delivery

On Campus

Cricos

026342G

UAC Code

-

Academic Requirements

An Australian Bachelors degree, or equivalent, with an average mark of at least 50%.

Completion of a UOW Graduate Certificate in Business with an average mark of at least 50% also provides admission to the Master of International Business.

Applicants with other relevant tertiary qualifications and/ or substantial relevant professional of managerial experience will also be considered for entry.

English Requirements

The following level of English is required to gain admission to this program:

English Test

Overall Score

Reading

Writing

Listening

Speaking

IELTS Academic

6.5

6.0

6.0

6.0

6.0

TOEFL (Internet-based)

88

18

18

18

18

UOW College: English for Tertiary Studies: Credit (weighted average mark of 65 overall and minimum 50 in Academic Reading and Writing)

Other qualifications may also be considered. Full details can be found on our English Language Requirements website.

Credit Transfer

Applicants may be eligible for advanced standing on successful completion of:


  • a recognised Bachelors degree in a Business or Commerce related area - 24 credit points (4 core subjects) 

  • the Master of Business (International Business) - 36 credit points (6 subjects).

  • the Master of Science (Logistics or Project Management) - 30 credit points (5 subjects).

Fees

2016 Information
Wollongong
On Campus

Session Fee: $9,954
Full Course Fee: $39,816

The fee per trimester is based on a study load of 18 credit points, ie 3 subjects.

Tuition fees are dependent upon the actual year of commencement and are subject to change without notice.

Overseas Health Cover:
Overseas Health Cover (OSHC) must be purchased for the proposed duration of the student visa. For information regarding the OSHC fees applicable, please refer to the international fees website.

Sydney
On Campus

Session Fee: $9,954
Full Course Fee: $39,816

The fee per trimester is based on a study load of 18 credit points, ie 3 subjects.

Tuition fees are dependent upon the actual year of commencement and are subject to change without notice.

Overseas Health Cover:
Overseas Health Cover (OSHC) must be purchased for the proposed duration of the student visa. For information regarding the OSHC fees applicable, please refer to the international fees website.

2017 Information
Wollongong
On Campus

Session Fee: $9,954
Full Course Fee: $39,816

Sydney
On Campus

Session Fee: $9,954
Full Course Fee: $39,816

Entry Requirements

An Australian Bachelors degree, or equivalent, with an average mark of at least 50%.

Completion of a UOW Graduate Certificate in Business with an average mark of at least 50% also provides admission to the Master of International Business.

Applicants with other relevant tertiary qualifications and/ or substantial relevant professional of managerial experience will also be considered for entry.

Credit Transfer

Applicants may be eligible for advanced standing on successful completion of:


  • a recognised Bachelors degree in a Business or Commerce related area - 24 credit points (4 core subjects) 

  • the Master of Business (International Business) - 36 credit points (6 subjects).

  • the Master of Science (Logistics or Project Management) - 30 credit points (5 subjects).

Fees

2016 Domestic Fees / Commonwealth Supported Place
Wollongong
On Campus

Session Fee: $9,648
Full Course Fee: $38,592

The above tuition fee is the amount payable for a full fee-paying place. Some Commonwealth Supported places may be awarded on an equity basis. Contact UOW Future Students, or telephone 1300 367 869 for an application form.

The fee per trimester is based on a study load equivalent to 18 credit points, ie three subjects.

For information regarding fees and assistance, including Commonwealth contribution amounts, please refer to the UOW Current Students website.

Tuition fees are dependent upon the actual year of commencement and are subject to change without notice.

Sydney
On Campus

Session Fee: $9,648
Full Course Fee: $38,592

The above tuition fee is the amount payable for a full fee-paying place. Some Commonwealth Supported places may be awarded on an equity basis. Contact UOW Future Students, or telephone 1300 367 869 for an application form.

The fee per trimester is based on a study load equivalent to 18 credit points, ie three subjects.

For information regarding fees and assistance, including Commonwealth contribution amounts, please refer to the UOW Current Students website.

Tuition fees are dependent upon the actual year of commencement and are subject to change without notice.

2017 Domestic Fees / Commonwealth Supported Place
Wollongong
On Campus

Session Fee: $9,648
Full Course Fee: $38,592

The above tuition fee is the amount payable for a full fee-paying place. Some Commonwealth Supported places may be awarded on an equity basis. Contact UOW Future Students, or telephone 1300 367 869 for an application form.

The fee per trimester is based on a study load equivalent to 18 credit points, ie three subjects.

For information regarding fees and assistance, including Commonwealth contribution amounts, please refer to the UOW Current Students website.

Tuition fees are dependent upon the actual year of commencement and are subject to change without notice.

Sydney
On Campus

Session Fee: $9,648
Full Course Fee: $38,592

The above tuition fee is the amount payable for a full fee-paying place. Some Commonwealth Supported places may be awarded on an equity basis. Contact UOW Future Students, or telephone 1300 367 869 for an application form.

The fee per trimester is based on a study load equivalent to 18 credit points, ie three subjects.

For information regarding fees and assistance, including Commonwealth contribution amounts, please refer to the UOW Current Students website.

Tuition fees are dependent upon the actual year of commencement and are subject to change without notice.

2016 Trimester 2

Wollongong, Sydney

Session Commences
16 May 2016

Applications Close
Key dates are:

  • Domestic Applicants: Two weeks prior to course commencement. (Late applications may be considered if places are available.) Provided a complete application, including all required supporting documentation has been submitted, on-time applicants will be advised of their application outcome within one week of receipt.

  • International Applicants: One week prior to course commencement date.

Session Details
Orientation: 11 & 12 May (Wollongong); 12 & 13 May (Sydney)
Session: 16 May - 5 August 2016

2016 Trimester 3

Wollongong, Sydney

Session Commences
22 August 2016

Applications Close
Key dates are:

  • Domestic Applicants: Two weeks prior to course commencement. (Late applications may be considered if places are available.) Provided a complete application, including all required supporting documentation has been submitted, on-time applicants will be advised of their application outcome within one week of receipt.

  • International Applicants: One week prior to course commencement date.

Session Details
Orientation: 18 & 19 August (Wollongong); 17 & 18 August (Sydney)
Session: 22 August - 17 November 2016

2017 Trimester 1

Wollongong, Sydney

Session Commences
6 February 2017

Applications Close
Key dates are:

  • Domestic Applicants: Two weeks prior to course commencement. (Late applications may be considered if places are available.) Provided a complete application, including all required supporting documentation has been submitted, on-time applicants will be advised of their application outcome within one week of receipt.

  • International Applicants: One week prior to course commencement date.

Session Details
Orientation: 1 February (Sydney); 2 February (Wollongong)
Session: 6 February - 28 April 2017

Course structure

Course Learning Outcomes

Students graduating from the Master of International Business will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate broad and coherent knowledge of contemporary international business environment, theory and practice.
  2. Critically evaluate and apply cross-functional knowledge of theory and practices of international business to solve problems in international business organisations.
  3. Demonstrate cross-cultural knowledge and interpersonal skills whilst working independently and in teams to address people management issues in a variety of cultural and global contexts.
  4. Exercise and communicate informed strategic decisions relevant to international business contexts by applying relevant information analysis, ethical and professional practices and approaches.
  5. Collect, analyse and synthesise complex information relevant to international business issues in order to develop and justify innovative business solutions. 

Course Structure

Candidates are required to complete a total of twelve (12) subjects (72 credit points) selected from the list below; ten (10) core subjects (60 credit points) plus two (2) elective subjects (12 credit points).

Subject CodeSubject NameCredit PointsSession(s)
Core Subjects
ACCY801Accounting and Financial Management*6Trimester 1, Trimester 2, Trimester 3
MGNT803Organisational Behaviour and Management*6Trimester 1, Trimester 2, Trimester 3
MARK804Principles of Marketing Management*6Trimester 1, Trimester 2, Trimester 3
OPS 808Operations and Supply Chain Management*6Trimester 1, Trimester 2, Trimester 3
FIN 928Multinational Financial Management6Trimester 1, Trimester 2
MARK957International Marketing Strategy6Trimester 1, Trimester 2, Trimester 3
MGNT922Business Research Project***6Trimester 1, Trimester 2, Trimester 3
MGNT981Managing People in Multinational Organisations6Trimester 1, Trimester 2, Trimester 3
MGNT982International Business Environment6Trimester 1, Trimester 2, Trimester 3
MGNT984International Business Strategies#6Trimester 1, Trimester 2, Trimester 3
Elective Subjects - select 2
MARK946Retail Marketing6To be confirmed
MGNT913Innovation Topics and Cases6To be confirmed
MGNT923Contemporary Issues in International Business6To be confirmed
MGNT945Retail Management6To be confirmed
MGNT961Business Spanish Language and Culture6Not offered in 2016
MGNT962Business Chinese Language and Culture6Not offered in 2016
OPS 908Supply Chain Management6Trimester 1, Trimester 2, Trimester 3
OPS 935Project Management6Trimester 1, Trimester 2, Trimester 3
OPS 950Quality in Management6Trimester 1, Trimester 2, Trimester 3
GWP 900International Workplace Practice^6Trimester 1, Trimester 3

*Students are advised to undertake these four subjects within their first Trimesters of study.

*** This subject is offered for current students who are at their last trimester of study

# MGNT982 is a pre-requisite for MGNT984

^ GWP 900 Global Workplace Practice is available only to international students, once they have successfully completed 36 credit points within the degree.

PLEASE NOTE: Not all subjects are offered at all locations, and subject and session offerings may change prior to the commencement of session. Students are advised to check the latest information available on the Subject Database by clicking the subject codes above.

Why choose this course?

The Sydney Business School is a QS-ranked Top 200 business school ranked in the top 5 business schools in Australia and 15th in the Elite Regional Business Schools for Asia-Pacific region (2014).

The School brings together a wealth of international and industry experience, and a highly multicultural group of students. Students gain practical insights into different organisational cultures through interaction with other students who hold professional or managerial positions in business, industry and government, both in Australia and overseas.

The School's programs are regularly reviewed to ensure they remain market-relevant and meet the highest international standards. Programs are challenging, academically rigorous, and maintain a strong focus on leadership. Students are taught to think strategically and present cohesive, well researched ideas and arguments.

Students have access to a range of student services including extensive library resources, career and job-seeking assistance, student counsellor and online study resources. The Orientation program includes an academic skills workshop in order to provide students with the essential academic research and writing skills, and further study assistance and English language development is available for those who need it.