Master of Business Administration / Master of International Business | UniSC | University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Master of Business Administration / International Business

Stand out on the global business stage. In an increasingly complex and globalised business world, the demands of management require skills across all facets of business. This program explores the diverse facets of the international business environment, and allows you to broaden your skills to prepare for senior management roles.

In this program you will:

  • Study strategy development, cross-cultural management, international marketing and managing international supply chains and finance
  • Explore current business issues
  • Learn to integrate knowledge and skills across functions and disciplines, while focusing on the application of theory and execution practice

Location

CRICOS code

088887F

Duration

2 years 2 years Full-time or equivalent part-time Only a full-time option is available to international students on a Student visa. Online programs are not available to Student visa holders.
Full-time or equivalent part-time Only a full-time option is available to international students on a Student visa. Online programs are not available to Student visa holders.

Indicative fees

Indicative 2022 fees ($AUD)

A$24,696 Fee-paying
Fee-paying
A$27,400 / A$54,800 Annual fee / Estimated total fee
Annual fee / Estimated total fee

Start

  • Session 1
  • Session 2
  • Session 3
  • Session 5
  • Session 6
  • Session 7
  • Session 1
  • Session 2
  • Session 3
  • Session 5
  • Session 6
  • Session 7

Students commencing in Session 1 or Session 7 who wish to complete in an accelerated study mode and who do not enter with a reduced volume of learning will need to negotiate a study plan with the Program Coordinator.

Students commencing in Session 1 or Session 7 who wish to complete in an accelerated study mode and who do not enter with a reduced volume of learning will need to negotiate a study plan with the Program Coordinator.

Start
  • Session 1
  • Session 2
  • Session 3
  • Session 5
  • Session 6
  • Session 7
  • Session 1
  • Session 2
  • Session 3
  • Session 5
  • Session 6
  • Session 7
Delivery mode
  • Blended Learning, Online
Total courses
16
Total units
192
Duration
2 years 2 years
CRICOS code
088887F
UniSC program code
BU745
Program coordinator
Program structure
Required courses (10) 120 units

BUS702 Economics for Managers
BUS703 Evidenced Based Decision Making
BUS704 Finance and Accounting for Managers
BUS705 Innovation Management and Professional Development
BUS707 Managing Across Global Cultures
BUS708 International Trade and Finance
MGT701 Leading and Managing Organisations
MGT703 Strategy, Governance and Ethics
MGT704 Global Business Management
MKG701 Marketing in a Global Environment

Elective courses (6) 72 units

Select 6 postgraduate level elective courses (72 units) from the School of Business and Creative Industries.

These electives can be used to study courses in the following interest areas:

Note: Program structures are subject to change. Not all USC courses are available on every USC campus.

Study sequences

To be considered for admission candidates would normally be required to:

  1. possess an undergraduate degree from a recognised higher education institution or equivalent 
  2. have at least two years relevant full-time equivalent work or other relevant experience; and
  3. candidates whose first language is other than English must demonstrate an appropriate level of English proficiency. Refer to the English language requirements

English language requirements

If English is not your first language, you also need to meet the minimum English language requirements for your chosen program. If you do not meet the minimum requirements, you may like to enrol in one of our English Language Programs.

Program requirements
Program requirements

In order to graduate you must:

  • Successfully complete 192 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)
  • 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
  • Courses within this program are assessed using a variety of assessment methods which may include essays, seminar presentations, reports, in-class tests and examinations
  • 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.

Career opportunities

  • Account Executive
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • General Manager
  • High level management roles
  • Senior Project Manager

Fee-paying estimate
A$24,696
Annual tuition fee ($AUD, 2022)
A$27,400
Estimated total tuition fee ($AUD, 2022)
A$54,800

Postgraduate coursework places

All postgraduate coursework programs are subject to tuition fees unless the postgraduate program is offered under Commonwealth support arrangements.

Eligible students (Australian citizens, permanent humanitarian visa holders and New Zealand Citizens who hold a Special Category Visa and meet the eligibility requirements) may seek assistance to defer payment via a FEE-HELP loan.

International student fee information is available on the Tuition fees and other costs page. For information on how higher degree by research student fees are calculated, including the Student Services and Amenities Fee, visit the Higher Degree by Research Student Fee Calculation Information page. Visit the HDR scholarships page for information on available scholarships.

Estimated total tuition fees are based on 2022 rates and the minimum number of courses required within the programs standard duration.

Annual tuition fees are based on 2022 rates and the equivalent full-time student load as per the recommended study sequence in the relevant program.

Actual fees payable are based on the actual enrolment load in a teaching period (excluding Study Abroad and Postgraduate Qualifying Pathway).

All prices quoted are in Australian Dollars (A$).

Students commencing in Session 1 or 7 who wish to complete in an accelerated study mode and who do not enter with a reduced volume of learning will need to negotiate a study plan with the Program Coordinator.

Domestic applicants apply for admission direct to USC.

Find out about how to apply and key application closing dates.

No matter what kind of future you’re looking for, you can find it at USC. Our programs offer the choice and flexibility you need to get started on any career goal.

Visit How to apply for simple steps to submit your international student application and start your USC experience today.

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Flexible learning options
Opportunities to network with cohort and be inspired
Accelerated pathway option
Iori Forsyth
Iori Forsyth Graduate

Student story

“In my final semester I participated in an internship that led to my first job after graduation, as a marketing assistant at Visit Sunshine Coast. After a year there, I ventured to Tokyo to explore opportunities in Japan-Australia relations (my two home countries).