Businesses are pursuing international opportunities as a growth strategy. The global reach of business requires graduates to have an appreciation of cross cultural differences and international management.
The Graduate Diploma of International Business will enable you to gain knowledge and skills in international marketing, law, finance and human resource management. You will explore global business environments and consider multinational enterprise and international business practices. Graduates may seek professional opportunities in international trade, international business, international sales and marketing, in private enterprises or public sector organisations.
The Graduate Diploma is a pathway into the Master of International Business offered at CQUniversity.
Employment opportunities exist in large, medium and small firms involved with export and import operations, as well as the finance and government sectors. Graduates of of this course may operate in the international business sphere or direct their career into positions such as international marketing executive, international finance executive, business analyst, manager in international business or international public relations executive.
|Duration||1 years full-time or 2 years part-time|
|Credit Points that Must be Earned||48|
|Number of Units Required||CQUniversity uses the concept of credits to express the amount of study required for a particular course and individual units. The number of units varies between courses. Units in postgraduate courses normally consist of 8 points of credit or multiples thereof (e.g. 8, 16, 24).|
|Expected Hours of Study||One point of credit is equivalent to an expectation of approximately two hours of student work per week in a term.|
|Course Type||Postgraduate Award|
|Qualification (post nominal)||GradDip|
|AQF Level||Level 8: Graduate Diploma|
a completed bachelor degree in any discipline from an Australian university or college, or equivalent overseas qualification; or
a completed honours degree in international business from an Australian university or college, or equivalent overseas qualification;
International students should visit www.cqu.edu.au/international for further information including English language requirements.
Advanced Standing (Credit for Prior Learning):
Students may be eligible for exemptions of up to 12 credit points for previously completed graduate certificate level studies in international business or an honours degree in international business.
|Interim Awards||CH76 - Graduate Certificate in Management|
|Exit Awards||CH76 - Graduate Certificate in Management|
|Professional Accreditation||Not applicable|
|Learned Society Accreditation||Not applicable|
|Optional Residential School||Residential Schools may be offered should they be seen to enhance learning experiences.|
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|Course Learning Outcomes|
|Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors||1||2||3||4||5|
|1. KNOWLEDGE Have advanced knowledge within a systematic and coherent body of knowledge that may include the acquisition and application of knowledge and skills in a new or existing discipline or professional area|
|2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to review, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge and identify and provide solutions to complex problems|
|3. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to think critically and to generate and evaluate complex ideas|
|4. SKILLS Have specialised technical and creative skills in a field of highly skilled and/or professional practice|
|5. SKILLS Have communication skills to demonstrate an understanding of theoretical concept|
|6. SKILLS Have communication skills to transfer complex knowledge and ideas to a variety of audiences|
|7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to make high level, independent judgements in a range of technical or management functions in varied specialised contexts|
|8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to initiate, plan, implement and evaluate broad functions within varied specialised technical and/or creative contexts|
|9. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILL Be responsible and accountable for personal outputs and all aspects of the work or function of others within broad parameters|
|Number of units: 8||Total credit points: 48|
|Students must complete 4 from the following units:|
|HRMT20025||International Human Resource Management|
|HRMT20029||International Employment Relations|
|FINC20023||International Financial Management|
|LAWS20062||International Commercial Law|
|Students must complete the following compulsory units:|
|MGMT20144||Management and Business Context|
|BUSN20017||Effective Business Communications|
|MRKT20052||Marketing Management and Digital Communications|
|HRMT20024||Managing Human Resources|