Master of International Business

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Master of International Business


Program summary

Dr Wayne Graham
Program coordinator

Dr Wayne Graham

Business on the world stage.

This program will equip you with high level skills to manage a business in the complex, competitive and challenging world of international business. Knowing how to do business internationally is in high demand.

Learn strategic management, managing across global cultures, international trade and finance, and marketing in an international environment. Learn advanced research techniques which you can apply to an area of international business you are passionate about or use them to research international business issues and solve problems on the world stage.

As a graduate, you may be eligible for membership of the Australian Institute of Management. You may also apply for membership of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management, the Academy of International Business, and the Australian and New Zealand International Business Academy.

Professional recognition

As a graduate, you may be eligible for membership of the Australian Institute of Management. All students may also apply for membership of Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management, the Academy of International Business, and the Australian and New Zealand International Business Academy.

Credit transfer and advanced standing

Students seeking credit will be assessed on a case-by-case basis by the Faculty subject to University policy.

Credit given for individual courses studied as part of another Master of International Business (or its equivalent) elsewhere will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Admission requirements

Students will require either:

  • a bachelor's degree in business or related field, or a degree with at least two thirds of completed courses in business or related field, from a recognised higher education institution, or equivalent



  • applicants from a non-English speaking background must demonstrate an appropriate level of English proficiency. Refer to the English language requirements

Application and admission advice

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Contact Student Central
+61 7 5430 2890
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What will I study

Select your location, starting year and starting semester below to display your program structure and a recommended study sequence.

Program structure

Required Courses (6) 72 units

BUS703 Managing Research
BUS705 Innovation and Management Decision Making

PLUS select 4 courses (48 units) from:

BUS706 International Business Law and Ethics
BUS707 Managing Across Global Cultures 
BUS708 International Trade and Finance 
BUS710 Marketing in an International Environment 
MGT703 Strategic Management 
MGT704 Global Business Management
MGT737 Supply Chain Management

Elective courses (6) 72 units

Select any 6 postgraduate (700 level) courses (72 units) from the USC School of Business

Note: Not all USC courses are available on every USC campus.


Total units: 144

Recommended study sequence

This recommended study sequence ONLY represents the CURRENT program structure. Students in previous structures should use this sequence to inform order of courses and current course details. For courses in your commencing structure not included in the current sequence, search the course code for current course offerings and requisites.

Program requirements

In order to graduate you must:

  • Successfully complete 144 units as outlined in the Program Structure
Program notes
  • Completing this program within the specified (full-time) duration is based on studying 48 unit points per semester (normally 4 courses) and following the recommended study sequence
  • The unit value of all courses is 12 units unless otherwise specified
  • It is each students responsibility to enrol correctly according to your course requisites, program rules and requirements and be aware of the academic calendar dates
  • Only a full-time study option is available to international students on a Student visa
  • Online study mode not available to international students on a Student visa
  • Refer to the Managing your progression page for help in understanding your program structure, reviewing your progress and planning remaining courses

How to apply

Am I eligible to apply?
Domestic students
  1. Download and complete the Application for postgraduate coursework form.
  2. Lodge the completed application form with supporting documentation to Student Central by the due date.
International students

Apply direct to USC International

More information

How to enrol

New to USC?

Once you have applied and received your offer of a place from USC, follow the steps to Get Started at USC to respond to your offer, plan your study and enrol in the correct courses (subjects).

Continuing students

Before you enrol it's important to check your commencing program structure and the published recommended study sequence to make sure you study the right courses at the right time and will be ready to graduate from your degree when you plan to.

To better understand your program structure and for instructions on how to review your progress and plan your remaining courses, visit the Managing your progression page.

Visit How do I enrol? for enrolment instructions and key dates.

Need assistance?

View step-by-step instructions to enrol at How do I enrol?

Refer to the Academic Calendar for key dates, including the last day to add, drop or swap a course or class and Census dates.

Search for answers and ask questions about enrolling or contact Student Central.

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