The Master of International Business is a postgraduate degree that teaches you how to be effective in today's globalised world.

 

Faculty
UNSW Business School
Delivery Mode
Face-to-face (includes blended)
Award
Master of International Business
Commencing Terms
Term 1, Term 2, Term 3
Duration (Full Time)
2 Year(s)

Overview

The Master of International Business is a comprehensive postgraduate degree that teaches you a broad set of practical skills. International business is about how to be effective in today's globalised world, especially in multinational organisations, and this well-rounded qualification will provide a broad scope of business know-how. You'll develop the ability to think globally and strategically, setting you up to become an effective and successful leader in the global business environment.

Why study this degree at UNSW?

This degree is suitable for graduates with a non-business degree seeking a postgraduate qualification in international business, as well as those with a business degree interested in studying a new area of specialisation. You will be able to design your own program to meet your professional needs. 

As a UNSW Business School student, you’ll have access to Career Accelerator - a portfolio of work experience, professional development and global business project opportunities.

 

Program Code
8371
CRICOS Code
078546K
Campus
Kensington
Total Units of Credit (UOC)
96
Indicative Enrolments
119

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Entry requirements


To be eligible for UNSW Business Master’s programs, you’ll need to have a recognised bachelor's degree (or equivalent qualification) with a credit average (65% or higher) as determined by the UNSW Postgraduate Coursework Entry Calculator.

Note: No other requirement (such as GMAT, GRE, personal statement or academic referee) is considered unless otherwise specified.  

Admission pathways

Applicants who don’t have a credit average within their bachelor's degree may be assessed on other performance indicators, which may include: 

  • GMAT score of 600 or above. The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is an exam created to measure the academic abilities needed to succeed in graduate management education
  • Completion of other undergraduate, postgraduate or postgraduate research qualifications
  • Professional qualifications completed through relevant professional bodies, for example the Institute of Chartered Accountants or CPA Australia
  • A Graduate Certificate from UNSW Business School with a credit average (65% or higher)

English language requirements

 

You may be asked to provide evidence of your English proficiency to study at UNSW depending on your educational background and citizenship. English language skills are vitally important for coping with lectures, tutorials, assignments and examinations - this is why UNSW requires a minimum English language competency for enrolment.

If you’re completing an Australian Year 12 qualification (e.g. NSW HSC or equivalent), you do not need to provide anything extra to prove your proficiency. Your qualification will be used as evidence of your English proficiency.

If you do need to provide evidence of your English proficiency, this will be indicated in your application. You can prove this by providing evidence that you meet one or more of the following criteria:

UNSW Global offers courses and programs designed to help you reach the English language level required for entry into your chosen degree. Different options are available depending on your current English language level. Learn more.

Recognition of Prior Learning

If you are applying for a Masters’ degree, up to four courses, or 24 Units of Credit (UOC) may be awarded based on your previous business studies (bachelor or higher). You’ll be notified of the credits in your official letter of offer.

You'll need a recognised undergraduate degree (or equivalent qualification) with a credit average, as determined by the UNSW Business School. You will also need to meet the minimum English language requirements.

English language requirements


You may be asked to provide evidence of your English proficiency to study at UNSW depending on your educational background and citizenship. English language skills are vitally important for coping with lectures, tutorials, assignments and examinations - this is why UNSW requires a minimum English language competency for enrolment.

If English is not your first language, you’ll need to provide proof of your English proficiency before you can be given an offer to study at UNSW. You can do this by providing evidence that you meet one or more of the following criteria:

UNSW Global offers courses and programs designed to help you reach the English language level required for entry into your chosen degree. Different options are available depending on your current English language level. Learn more.

Check the specific English language requirements for this program

Recognition of Prior Learning

If you are applying for a Masters’ degree, up to four courses, or 24 Units of Credit (UOC) may be awarded based on your previous business studies (bachelor or higher). You’ll be notified of the credits in your official letter of offer.

Program structure

Tailor the Master of International Business to suit your professional goals and take advantage of the international experiences on offer. 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. 

For current and detailed information on courses, visit the International Business Handbook.

Future careers

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.   

Potential careers

  • 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

How to apply

Applications must be submitted through our Apply Online portal. We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term. Some high-demand programs and Faculties with limited places may have an earlier application deadline or commencement date. Find out more.

Ready to start your application?

For most international students, applications are submitted via our Apply Online service. We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term.

Some high-demand programs with limited places, may have an earlier application deadline or may have an earlier commencement date. For more information visit our international applicant information page.

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Fees & Scholarships

2022 Indicative First Year Fee
$35,760*
2022 Indicative Fee to Complete Degree
$72,195*

*Fees are subject to annual review by the University and may increase annually, with the new fees effective from the start of each calendar year. The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only other fees and charges are not included. The amount you pay will vary depending on the calendar year to enrol, the courses you select and whether your study load is more or less than 1 Equivalent Full Time Student Load (8 courses per year).

Indicative fees are a guide for comparison only based on current conditions and available data. You should not rely on indicative fees. More information on fees can be found at the UNSW fees website.

Indicative fees to complete the program have been calculated based on a percentage increase for every year of the program. Fee increases are assessed annually and may exceed the indicative figures listed below.

2022 Indicative First Year Fee
$50,200*
2022 Indicative Fee to Complete Degree
$101,340*

*Fees are subject to annual review by the University and may increase annually, with the new fees effective from the start of each calendar year. The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only other fees and charges are not included. The amount you pay will vary depending on the calendar year to enrol, the courses you select and whether your study load is more or less than 1 Equivalent Full Time Student Load (8 courses per year).

Indicative fees are a guide for comparison only based on current conditions and available data. You should not rely on indicative fees. More information on fees can be found at the UNSW fees website.

Indicative fees to complete the program have been calculated based on a percentage increase for every year of the program. Fee increases are assessed annually and may exceed the indicative figures listed below.

Indicative fees to complete the program include tuition plus an estimate of study-related costs of approximately $1,000 per year. To find out more about other costs, visit UNSW International.

Scholarships


At UNSW, we award over $83 million in scholarships each year. We pride ourselves on rewarding excellence and making university accessible to students from all walks of life. Whether you’re a domestic or international student, our range of scholarships, prizes and awards can support your journey.

Featured scholarship

Alumni Leaders Scholarship in Business
This scholarship supports people from a disadvantaged background to begin undergraduate studies at UNSW Business School. Explore the full range of UNSW Business School domestic scholarships.

Featured scholarship

UNSW Business School International Scholarship
This scholarship supports international undergraduate and postgraduate coursework students who are commencing full-time study at UNSW. Explore the full range of UNSW Business School international scholarships.


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