CC73 - Master of International Business

Overview

Course Overview

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 Master of International Business will provide the opportunity for you to acquire skills and knowledge related to international marketing, human resources, law and finance that will enhance your ability to work effectively in the global business environment. International management investigates issues involved in managing across borders and jurisdictions. It examines how multinational enterprises achieve and sustain competitive advantage in a global economy. International management draws on business strategy, other functional areas of management and contextual studies of particular regions and countries.

Career Information

As a Master of International Business graduate, you can look to operate in the international business sphere or direct your career into positions such as an international marketing executive, international finance executive, business analyst, manager in international business or international public relations executive. This course is relevant if you are planning a career with parent companies having foreign subsidiaries, export-oriented firms or public sector bodies involved in cross-border commercial issues.

Course Details
Duration 2 years full-time or 4 years part-time
Credit Points that Must be Earned 96
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 6 points of credit or multiples thereof (e.g. 12, 18, 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) M
AQF Level Level 9: Masters Degree (Coursework)

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
  • ROK - 084503D
  • SYD - 084503D
  • MEL - 084503D
  • BNE - 084503D
Where and when can I start?
Units offered internally at the below campuses may be delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching.
Units offered via MIX mode are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools, placements and/or work integrated learning. See Course Features tab for further information. Online units are delivered using online resources only.
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The following tables list the courses availabilities by location and term. Directing your pointer over your preferred location will provide further information if this course is not available for the full duration. Please be sure to also check individual unit availability by location and term prior to enrolling.

Domestic Availability

Term 3 - 2017

Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 2 - 2017

Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 1 - 2017

Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 3 - 2016

Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 2 - 2016

Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 1 - 2016

Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 3 - 2015

Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 2 - 2015

Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 1 - 2015

Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney
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International Availability

Term 3 - 2017

Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 2 - 2017

Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 1 - 2017

Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 3 - 2016

Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 2 - 2016

Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 1 - 2016

Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 3 - 2015

Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 2 - 2015

Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney

Term 1 - 2015

Brisbane
Distance
Melbourne
Sydney
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For any problems regarding admissions availability for the selected course please contact 13 CQUni (13 27 86) or send us an email at http://contactus.cqu.edu.au/
What do I need to start?
Entry Requirements
  • 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; or
  • a CQUniversity Graduate Certificate of Management or Graduate Diploma of International Business, or equivalent overseas qualification, may enrol in this course.

International students should visit http://www.cqu.edu.au/international/ for further information including English language requirements.

Advanced Standing (Credit for Prior Learning):

  • advanced standing of up to 24 credit points may be granted for students who have completed a Bachelor or Honours degree in a related cognate discipline from an Australian tertiary institution or equivalent overseas qualification.
Security Requirements
No information available at this time
Health Requirements
No information available at this time
Assumed Knowledge

No information is available at this time.

Course Features

Awards and Accreditation

Interim Awards CH76 - Graduate Certificate in Management CC68 - Graduate Diploma of International Business
Exit Awards CH76 - Graduate Certificate in Management CC68 - Graduate Diploma of International Business
Professional Accreditation
Learned Society Accreditiation Not applicable

Residential School Requirements

No Residential School for this course.

Practicum/Work Placement

BUSN20020 - This 12cp unit will involve the student being placed in a company for a 10-week internship requiring 4 days per week working within the host company. The student will also undertake a small applied research project based on a particular issue within their host organisation. This 12cp unit for international students must be undertaken in the final trimester of the student's course.

Previous Enrolments

Year Number of Students
2018 63
2017 147
2016 131
2015 82
Core Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Identify and apply disciplinary or interdisciplinary theory related to professional practice for businesses in local and global environments
  • 2. Identify, research and analyse complex issues in international business and/or management, and propose appropriate and well-justified solutions that take into account ethical, environmental and sustainability issues and the social and cultural implications of their decisions
  • 3. Demonstrate research skills to plan and execute a substantial research-based project, capstone experience and/or piece of scholarship into management problems in an international and culturally diverse context
  • 4. Communicate complex disciplinary ideas and information effectively for the intended audience and purpose to provide insights into international management problems across various international business settings
  • 5. Participate collaboratively and responsibly in teams, exercising leadership and initiative where appropriate, and reflect on their own teamwork, and on the group processes and ability to achieve outcomes
  • 6. Demonstrate a high level of personal autonomy and behaviour consistent with the professional practice of a global manager or employee and ethical, legal, social and civic responsibility as a member of the international business community.
  Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors 1 2 3 4 5 6
10 APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to plan and execute a substantial research-based project, capstone experience and/or piece of scholarship.
1. KNOWLEDGE Have a body of knowledge that includes the understanding of recent developments in a discipline and/or area of professional practice
2. KNOWLEDGE Have an understanding of research principles and methods applicable to a field of work and/or learning
3. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to demonstrate mastery of theoretical knowledge and to reflect critically on theory and professional practice or scholarship
4. SKILLS Have cognitive, technical and creative skills to investigate, analyse and synthesise complex information, problems, concepts and theories and to apply established theories to different bodies of knowledge or practice
5. SKILLS Have cognitive, technical and creative skills to generate and evaluate complex ideas and concepts at an abstract level
6. SKILLS Have communication and technical research skills to justify and interpret theoretical propositions, methodologies, conclusions and professional decisions to specialist and non-specialist audiences
7. SKILLS Have technical and communication skills to design, evaluate, implement, analyse and theorise about developments that contribute to professional practice or scholarship
8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to use creativity and initiative to new situations in professional practice and/or for further learning
9. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to use high level personal autonomy and accountability
Learning Outcomes
Please refer to the Core Structure Learning Outcomes
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

Students enrolling in CC73 Master of International Business must satisfy any pre or co-requisite requirements to successfully progress through the core units. Students can then undertake up to 24 credit points of post graduate electives from the School of Business and Law or from across the University, subject to availability and meeting any required pre and co-requisites.

Choose 4 electives from any 6 credit point postgraduate units, or select BUSN20020 Business Internship OR BUSN20021 Research Project plus two other electives, provided pre- or co-requisites have been satisfied. Students should choose units that will enhance their career development and are relevant for their course of study.

More Details
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