The context of the business environment is becoming increasingly global. To reflect this organisations are looking for people with an international perspective to their qualifications. A Master of International Business will provide graduates with superior knowledge and skills to operate in the global business environment.
The international business environment changes constantly, as such the study of international business is a dynamic and evolving field. This program will provide you with a global mindset to apply to business management and practice.
The Master of International Business is one of the few programs that recognises relevant professional experience and may result in credit being granted for up to four courses. This means you could complete your Masters in 8 courses! To learn more about what your professional experience can provide you with, please visit the Professional Credit section.
Explore this page and find out if the Master of International Business is for you, what you will study and the career opportunities it can provide you.
Domestic students & International off-shore students
The 12-course program can be completed over 3 trimesters full-time (1 year) or a maximum of 5 years part-time. Depending upon your professional experience you could reduce the amount of courses you study and the time taken to complete your masters.
International on-shore students
Typically the full 12 course program will be completed over 5 trimesters full-time ( approximately 1 year 7 months).
Is it for you?
Are you looking to enhance your understanding of International Business to further or facilitate a change in your career? The ever increasing integration and interdependence between countries means increasingly business require international expertise. Achieving a Master of International Business will position you to take advantage of this as well as demonstrate your ability and dedication, and increase your employability in professional management positions across many areas of business. The Master of International Business focuses on developing skills and understanding required to be a successful manager for organisations with an international focus by enriching student's knowledge on various areas of a global business including international strategy, marketing across countries, international human resources management and cross cultural negotiation. This postgraduate qualification can be a key to your future career success. Upon graduation you will have a comprehensive understanding and ability to operate in the global business environment.
All business is international. Graduates of the Master of International Business understand the complex dynamics of multinational firms and the global economic environment in which they operate. Our students will be able to conduct strategic analysis of business opportunities in an international context. Graduates will also be able to comprehend how national and international economic, political, legal and commercial organisations and institutions impact upon multinational and domestic enterprises. The relevant knowledge and skills underlie many senior roles including but not limited to:
- Business Analyst/Consultant
- Management Consultant
- International Manager
- Business Relationship Manager
- General Manager
- Business Development Manager
The University of Newcastle's approach to the study of international business ensures that you can aspire to careers in wide variety of organisations including multinational firms, domestic firms, non-government and not-for-profit organisations, educational institutes and international bodies, such as the World Bank and UN.