The University of Newcastle, Australia
Start dates
  • Trimester 1 - 28 Jan 2020
  • Trimester 2 - 11 May 2020
  • Trimester 3 - 24 Aug 2020
  • Trimester 1 - 28 Jan 2020
  • Trimester 2 - 11 May 2020
  • Trimester 3 - 24 Aug 2020
Mode of delivery

Face to Face

Duration

1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 6 years maximum.

Start dates
  • Trimester 1 - 28 Jan 2020
  • Trimester 2 - 11 May 2020
  • Trimester 3 - 24 Aug 2020
  • Trimester 1 - 28 Jan 2020
  • Trimester 2 - 11 May 2020
  • Trimester 3 - 24 Aug 2020
Fees

AUD38,520 (indicative annual fee, 2020)
Indicative annual fees are based on a full year full time load (80 units) Find out more about fees

Duration

1.5 years full-time.

Mode of delivery

Face to Face

English language proficiency
  • IELTS overall minimum - 6.5
  • IELTS section minimum - 6.0

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UON program code: 12384
CRICOS code: 083521K

Program handbook

Description

The Master of International Business program is designed to meet the needs of two groups - international students who wish to undertake business studies with a specific international focus in order to find employment in global markets, and Australian students who wish to expand their business capabilities and to export products to international markets. The program provides a sound knowledge in the core business areas of marketing, finance, economics and human resource management and expands on this knowledge in the context of international trade, government policy and regulations with regard to global business operations. Students will study contemporary principles and standards of critical reasoning and management and develop the skills to operate effectively in the international business community, with cross-cultural sensitivity and awareness.


Program learning outcomes

On successful completion of the program students will have:

  • Communicate effectively orally, complex international business information to a variety of audiences
  • Communicate effectively in writing, complex international business information to a variety of audiences
  • Work effectively independently to apply specialised knowledge and expert judgment to international business tasks
  • Work effectively in collaboration to apply specialised knowledge and expert judgment to international business tasks
  • Engage in critical thinking and analytical problem-solving to justify sound International business solutions
  • Demonstrate specialised knowledge of theory, models and concepts relevant to International Business and be proficient in their application
  • Display professional proficiency in the utilization of information and technology in international business contexts
  • Apply decision making skills that incorporate understanding of ethical, cultural and global issues particularly interactions involving cross-cultural settings
  • Apply theories, principles and methodologies to research in International business

Details

Information correct as at6 Dec 2019 3:17 AM
Program code12384
AQF level

Level 9 Masters Degree (Coursework)

Locations and UAC codes
Mode of delivery
  • Face to Face
Duration
  • Australian students - 1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent.
  • International students - 1.5 years full-time.
Term typeTrimesters
Fees
Managing faculty
  1. Faculty of Business and Law
Contributing schools
  1. Newcastle Business School
Relevant University rules and policies
CRICOS Code083521K

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Admission information

Admission requirements

Entry into the Master of International Business will be available for applicants who have:

  • Bachelor Degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, in the discipline; or
  • Bachelor Degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, not in the discipline and 1 year relevant organisational experience; or
  • At least 7 years' relevant organisational experience, including 2 years in a management position; or
  • Successful completion of 75% (30 units) of one of the following UoN Faculty of Business and Law programs:
    • Graduate Certificate in Business Administration
    • Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance
    • Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management
    • Graduate Certificate in Marketing
    • Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting

Students seeking Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) must apply to the Program Convenor. RPL applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Minimum English language proficiency requirements

All Applicants must demonstrate that they meet the University’s English proficiency requirement. Further information regarding English language proficiency requirements can be found at the English Language Proficiency for Admission Policy here.


Credit transfer

If you wish to apply for credit for studies completed at another institution, or if you are changing programs within the University and wish to transfer your credit to the new program, visit the University's credit website for more information on applying for credit.


Academic requirements for program completion

Total units required

120 units

Program duration

1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 6 years maximum.

International students studying this program on campus are required to enrol full time to comply with their student visa requirements and complete their study in the standard minimum program duration. International students requiring enrolment advice should review the program plan corresponding to the semester and year of commencement and can contact their Program Advisor at ProgramAdvice@newcastle.edu.au

Program requirements

The Master of International Business program requires the completion of 120 units, consisting of twelve courses worth 10 units each. Students are required to complete the nine core courses (90 units) and three courses (30 units) from the Directed courses.

Grading of Degree

A Master degree shall be conferred as an Ordinary Degree, except that, in cases where a candidate has achieved a Grade Point Average of 6.0 or above, the degree will be conferred 'With Distinction'.


Program plans

Download a program plan for further details on what you will study. Please refer to the program plan for the year that you commenced or transitioned into this program.


Program structure

Students are advised to read their program handbook information in conjunction with the program plans for course sequence/enrolment advice. Please refer to the Program Plan for the year that you commenced, or transitioned into, this program - Program Plans are available above.

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Core Courses

Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this program

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
GSBS6001Managing Under Uncertainty
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Sydney CBD)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (ONLINE)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Sydney CBD)
10 units
GSBS6002Foundations of Business Analysis
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (ONLINE)
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (ONLINE)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
10 units
GSBS6003Globalisation
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (ONLINE)
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
10 units
GSBS6004Organisational Behaviour and Design
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Sydney CBD)
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (GOSFORD)
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (ONLINE)
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Sydney CBD)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (ONLINE)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (ONLINE)
10 units
GSBS6008Global Business Management
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Sydney CBD)
10 units
GSBS6009Cross-Cultural Management
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Sydney CBD)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Sydney CBD)
10 units
GSBS6012Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (ONLINE)
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Sydney CBD)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (ONLINE)
10 units
GSBS6200Financial and Management Accounting
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (ONLINE)
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (ONLINE)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (GOSFORD)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Sydney CBD)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
GSBS6481International Business Strategy
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Sydney CBD)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (ONLINE)
10 units

Directed Courses

Choose 30 units from the following directed courses

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
GSBS6005Marketing Management and Planning
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Sydney CBD)
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (ONLINE)
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Sydney CBD)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (ONLINE)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (GOSFORD)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (ONLINE)
10 units
GSBS6007Managing Human Resources in International Organisations
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (ONLINE)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
GSBS6040Human Resource Management
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (ONLINE)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Sydney CBD)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (ONLINE)
10 units
GSBS6041Global Marketing Strategy and Planning
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Sydney CBD)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (ONLINE)
10 units
GSBS6130Corporate Finance
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (ONLINE)
10 units
GSBS6145International Financial Management
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
GSBS6410Economics of Competitive Advantage
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (ONLINE)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (ONLINE)
10 units
GSBS6484Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Sydney CBD)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (GOSFORD)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (ONLINE)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Sydney CBD)
10 units

Additional information

All students can access additional learning development mechanisms provided by the Centre for Teaching and Learning.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students can draw on the assistance and support provided by the Indigenous Student Support and Development service through The Wollotuka Institute.


International students

All International Students enrolled in the program will be provided with an orientation to familiarise them with the rules, expectations, facilities and services offered by the University. Please visit our International Students website to find out more about the support services available to international students.

International students will be supported by the University and the Newcastle Business School's current support mechanisms.


Additional support

Domestic students with a disability or chronic illness will have their needs met by the NBS in liaison with the Student Support Unit. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students will draw on the assistance and support provided by the Indigenous Higher Education Centre, Umulliko. Students from rural and isolated areas and those from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds will be supported through existing University support structures.