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.
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.
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
- for students with an undergraduate degree in a discipline other than business, the USC Graduate Certificate in Management or equivalent approved program of study
- 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
Contact Student Central
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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.
Required Courses (6) 72 units
PLUS select 1 course (12 units) from:
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
MGT723 Research Project
MGT726 Managerial Project
MGT737 Supply Chain Management
Elective courses (6) 72 units
Select any 6 postgraduate (700 level) courses (72 units) from the 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.
In order to graduate you must:
- Successfully complete 144 units as outlined in the Program Structure
- 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
- When enrolling, please refer to the Plan your study tab
How to apply
Am I eligible to apply?
- Confirm that you meet the program specific admission requirements, prerequisites and recommended prior study outlined on Why study this program?
- Confirm that you meet the general postgraduate admission requirements and English Language Proficiency requirements
- Download and complete the Application for postgraduate coursework form and submit directly to USC.
- Lodge the completed application form with supporting documentation to Student Central by the due date.
Apply direct to USC International
International students should contact USC International
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).
Before you enrol, visit Planning your study to make sure you are studying the right courses at the right time so you complete the required unit value to graduate from your degree when you plan to.
It is each student's responsibility to enrol correctly according to your course requisites, program rules and requirements, and to be aware of the academic calendar dates.
Visit How do I enrol? for enrolment instructions and key dates.
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 dateas.