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International Business and Entrepreneurship

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Learn how to succeed as a leader, development manager or start-up founder in global business.

This offering version is phasing out and no longer taking applications. You may be able to apply for a later version.

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  • Qualification
    Master of International Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Duration
    2 years full-time
  • Credit
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Why study International Business and Entrepreneurship at Curtin?

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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.

International Business and Entrepreneurship



If you aspire to be a senior leader of a multinational business, a business analyst, business development manager or consultant, or even a founder of a global start-up, Curtin can help you develop your skills in international business and entrepreneurship. 

During the course, you will engage in independent study and team projects across a range of relevant internationally focused subjects and participate in case study analysis, presentations, feasibility studies and business simulations.

Curtin’s close proximity to the innovation networks of Technology Park and its focus on intellectual property commercialisation allow you to explore real-world case studies and provides significant networking opportunities. 

In the final semester, you can choose between a start-up project or a start-up study tour to Silicon Valley, Switzerland or India.

Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.

How this course will make you industry ready

Students will gain the knowledge, confidence and expertise they need to advance in the field of international business and entrepreneurship.

This course introduces a discrete focus on tech-innovation and directly exposes students to real-world case studies.

The course features guided independent study, team projects and maximum use of information and communication technology towards the development of international business, entrepreneurial, commercialisation and global managerial competencies.

What jobs can the Master of International Business and Entrepreneurship lead to?


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


  • Start-ups
  • 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, entrepreneurship and start-ups and apply to professional practice
  • develop personal creativity and innovation skills and utilise these skills effectively to generate innovative solutions to complex issues in international business and start-ups
  • 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 frameworks of international business and entrepreneurship
  • consider profitability, feasibility, sustainability and impact of the business environment and society when using new and established technologies including business simulation software in international business and entrepreneurial communications and negotiations
  • actively seek and engage in opportunities for ongoing learning that builds the body of professional knowledge in the fields of international business and entrepreneurship and contributes to their personal development
  • evaluate the impacts of international business and entrepreneurship 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 including start-ups
  • work professionally and ethically both independently and collaboratively, complying with appropriate legislation and protocols and demonstrate leadership and entrepreneurial 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. 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)









Overall band score


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 and charges

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