Master of International Business

About the Master of International Business at UNSW

The UNSW Master of International Business opens your career to worldwide opportunities. Gain acute knowledge of business strategy, cross-cultural management, and decision-making in a global context. Upon graduation you’ll have global business expertise with specialist knowledge of the cultural, social, legal, and political aspects of operating in an international business environment.

UNSW Business School is a leading business school in the Asia-Pacific, with our subjects consistently ranking within the top 50 worldwide. Within Australia we rank 2nd for Accounting and Finance, and Business and Management studies.

The Master of International Business at UNSW is ideal for graduates looking to broaden their horizons with a degree that can be tailored to individual career goals, be it in international trade, marketing, management, or business administration.

Your Specialisation

Tailor the Master of International Business to suit your professional goals and take advantage of the international experiences on offer. You can complete a global business practicum or social entrepreneurship practicum in Ho Chi Minh or Bali, respectively.

Develop your specialisation with core topics on international business essentials including data analysis, international human resource management, and risk analysis in a global context.

Choose from a broad range of electives to further develop your specialisation. Topics span all aspects of business administration and some specific elective examples include international financial statement analysis, global marketing strategy, entrepreneurship and new venture management and negotiating in a global context. See the program structure for detailed information.

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The skills you’ll develop in the UNSW Master of International Business depend on the electives you choose, but you can expect to graduate with advanced decision-making skills in your chosen topics and the confidence to operate businesses in a global context. You can pair deep industry knowledge with capabilities in complex project management, managing and leading people, financial literacy, business analytics and taxation – just to name a few.

UNSW Business School degrees are shaped by industry leaders and world-class academics who recognise the future will present career opportunities that don’t exist today. The skills and insights gained from your Master of International Business can have an immediate positive effect on your career.

International opportunities for work and study are available within Career Accelerator, a portfolio of professional development opportunities exclusive to UNSW Business School students, that include:

UNSW supports startups, with more founders than any other Australian university and more than 300 student clubs to find co-founders (and friends). We’re one of Asia-Pacific’s leading business schools, with more than 90,000 alumni worldwide who could be connections to your future career.   

Relevant Roles

UNSW Master of International Business graduates can expect to develop rewarding careers that include:

  • Business Development Manager
  • Business Project Manager
  • Director of International Operations
  • International Business Analyst
  • International Business Product Manager
  • International Trade Compliance Manager
  • Policy Advisor
  • Trade Commissioner