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MC-INTBUS

International Business

Master by coursework

Expand your global business knowledge in predictive data analytics, national security, human rights, mining or international relations.

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  • Qualification
    Master of International Business
  • Duration
    1 year, 6 months full-time
  • Credit
    300
  • CRICOS
    058470B
  • Location
    Curtin Singapore
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Trimester 3A, 2022

9 December 2022

Applications now closed!

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Why study International Business at Curtin?

Top 1 %

Curtin is ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide.

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2022.

Get the Curtin edge

Access to leadership programs, specialist facilities and industry placements give you a competitive edge in the job market.

Global education

You’ll have access to a range of international study opportunities.

Outline

Outline

This course enables you to gain the knowledge and expertise needed to advance in the field of international business and management. It entails both independent study and team projects across a range of relevant, internationally focused subjects. You may also have the opportunity to plan and experience an international study tour.

During your course, you will have the opportunity to undertake a cross-disciplinary stream of four units. This is a multi-faculty initiative, linking this course with a wide choice of specialisations. The cross-disciplinary nature of these streams means you will have the opportunity to interact with students from other faculties.

Choose one of the following streams:

Instead of choosing a specialisation, you may also choose to undertake an elective stream, so that you can have more flexibility over the units you will undertake.

Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.

What jobs can the Master of International Business lead to?

Careers

  • Business development manager
  • Business executive
  • Corporate general manager
  • International trader
  • Management analyst
  • Management consultant
  • Managing director
  • Sales manager

Industries

  • Consulting firms
  • Government departments
  • Import and export companies
  • International banking firms
  • International consultancy
  • International organisations

What you'll learn

  • Engage critically and reflectively with contemporary knowledge and skills relating to international business and apply to professional practice.
  • Respond creatively and effectively to generate innovative solutions to complex issues in international business.
  • Make evidence-based judgements and sound business decisions through sophisticated evaluation and synthesis of information from a range of credible sources.
  • Communicate professionally and effectively, through written and oral means, to diverse stakeholders within the ethical and professional framework of international business.
  • Consider profitability, sustainability and impact of the business environment and society when using new and established technologies in international business communications and negotiations.
  • Actively seek and engage in opportunities for ongoing learning that builds the body of professional knowledge in the field of international business and contributes to their personal development.
  • Evaluate the impacts of international business in a global system and apply international standards and practices with in a global context.
  • Engage in ethical and culturally competent management practices to work effectively in culturally diverse team environments within global organisations.
  • Work professionally and ethically both independently and collaboratively, complying with appropriate legislation and protocols and demonstrate leadership skills as appropriate.

Admission criteria

What you need in order to get into this course. There are different pathway options depending on your level of work and education experience.

A bachelor degree (or equivalent) in any discipline, or a Graduate Certificate in a related discipline. Applicants must also meet Curtin's English language proficiency requirements.

English requirements

Curtin requires all applicants to demonstrate proficiency in English. Specific English requirements for this course are outlined in the IELTS table below.

You may demonstrate English proficiency using the following tests and qualifications.

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)

Writing

6.0

Speaking

6.0

Reading

6.0

Listening

6.0

Overall band score

6.5

Credit for recognised learning (CRL)

Use your experience to get credit towards your degree

Finish your course sooner with credit for your previous study or work experience.

Fees & charges

Domestic fee paying postgraduate

Fee year: 2023

Student type Cost
Domestic $29,139*

Fees are indicative only.

* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 200 credits. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).

Location

For start dates, please view the academic calendar.

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2022

Trimester 3A
  • On campus

All endeavours are made to ensure location information for courses is up to date but please note they are subject to change.

The University reserves the right to withdraw any unit of study or program which it offers, to impose limitations on enrolment in any unit or program, and/or to vary arrangements for any program.