Master of Business Administration International

General

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Program Description

This course develops highly skilled global managers and leaders in an international business context, who can contribute to organisations in an effective and responsible manner.

In today's globally competitive environment, it is essential to build organisational capability by creating a climate and culture conducive to innovation and advancement. The course provides students with the ability to respond to challenging situations in complex and modern organisations. It also builds and further develops problem-solving skills and effective interpersonal and relationship management skills.

Course Entry

Academic Admission requirements (Band 6)

The following course-specific admission requirements are mandatory and must be satisfied by all applicants. These requirements are in addition to or supersede the minimum requirements outlined within the Academic admission requirements band section below.

One or more of the specialisations in this course have admission requirements. Refer to the specialisation for more information.

Academic admission requirements (Band 6) may be satisfied through the completion of one of the following:

  • Bachelor degree; or
  • Equivalent prior learning including at least five years of relevant professional experience.

English Language requirements (Band 4)

English competency requirements may be satisfied through the completion of one of the following:

  • IELTS Academic Overall band minimum score of 6.5 (no individual band less than 6.0);
  • Bachelor degree from a country specified on the English Proficiency Bands page;
  • Successfully completed 0.375 EFTSL of study at postgraduate level or higher at an Australian higher education provider (or equivalent);
  • Where accepted, equivalent prior learning, including at least five years of relevant professional experience; or
  • Other tests, courses or programmes defined on the English Proficiency Bands page.

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Course Details

Semester availability

  • Semester 1: Study full-time at Joondalup
  • Semester 2: Study full-time at Joondalup

Course Structure

Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
FBL5010 Managing People and Organisations 20
FBL5020 Marketing Leadership 20
FBL5030 Fundamentals of Value Creation in Business 20
MBA6115 Business in a Global Context 20
MBA6125 Financing of International Trade 20
MBA6130 Effective Workplace Participation 20
MBA6140 Strategic Leadership & Stakeholder Management 20
MBA6150 Working Across Cultures 20
MBA6090 Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Creativity 20
Unit from Specialisation x 3 60
Or
Elective Unit x 3 60

Note: Elective units must be selected from the School of Business & Law and be at Level 5 or 6.

Specialisations you can study in this course

One or more of the specialisations in this course is externally recognised when studied within this course. Refer to the specialisation for more information.

  • Cyber Security Studies
  • Engineering Management
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Environmental Management
  • Finance
  • Hospitality Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Systems
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Professional Internship
  • Project Management
  • Supply Chain and Logistics Management

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Apply critical thinking and technical skills to solve authentic business problems.
  • Demonstrate effective communication and teamwork skills appropriate to cultural contexts.
  • Demonstrate mastery of a global body of discipline knowledge and practice, including knowledge of research principles and methods.
  • Independently initiate, plan and execute a substantial project to meet agreed deliverables.
  • Justify decisions and judgements that address a complex business issue considering the ethical and social consequences.

Career Opportunities

The course prepares graduates for employment and career progression across various disciplines, including, but not limited to; entrepreneurship and innovation, environmental management, finance, healthcare, human resources, information systems, international business, occupational health and safety, marketing, project management, and supply chain and logistics management.

Possible future job titles

Manager, Managing Director, Chief Information Officer, Analyst, Environmental Manager, Finance and Banking Manager, Government, Healthcare Manager, Human Resources Manager, IT Manager.

Last updated Oct 2020

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