Master of Business Administration / Master of International Business (MBA, Master)

University of Newcastle, Australia

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MBA, Master

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AUD 33600 per year

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About Master of Business Administration / Master of International Business at University of Newcastle, Australia

A combined Masters program in International Business and Business Administration equips graduates with the knowledge and skills to operate successfully in an international business environment as well as provide the holistic business understanding required to excel in senior management.

In the highly competitive global business environment it is critical that senior managers have a multi-disciplinary approach to business operations. The combined Master of Business Administration (MBA)/ Master of International Business through the University of Newcastle is designed for professionals aiming to further advance their career prospects, positioning themselves for senior management roles. With a focus on high level management capabilities as well as developing expertise in many facets of International Business, the combined MBA/Master of International Business arms you with the high-level skills and "know-how" to succeed in senior management. These skills are transferrable to organizations of all sizes in the public, private or not-for-profit sectors.

The Master of Business Administration / 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 12 courses! To learn more about what your professional experience can provide you with, please visit the Professional Credit tab.

Is it for you?

Are you looking to give your resume the edge and speed up your climb of the corporate ladder? The ever-increasing integration and interdependence between countries means business requires international expertise.

The combined MBA/ Master of International Business focuses on developing superior leadership and advanced management capabilities with an international focus. Studying this program will enhance the professional qualities you will gain in each qualification meaning you will be well positioned to pursue your career aspirations.

Upon graduation, you will have a comprehensive knowledge of issues in international business as well as an extended understanding of various business functions including marketing, strategic planning and finance. The program has been strategically developed to provide students with the opportunity to develop practical skills by applying their knowledge to real-world problems.


The integration and interdependence of the global economy means professionals with expertise in international business issues and practices are in demand. Employers are looking for highly qualified candidates with an international perspective to their qualification as well as an extended understanding of the whole of business practice.

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is an internationally recognised and prestigious qualification, known for its ability to significantly increase your professional value and employability. The Master of International Business is a thorough qualification that provides graduates with an understanding of issues and practice faced by organisations operating internationally. In combination, the professional qualities developed in each degree are enhanced, meaning graduates can position themselves to fast track their career, increase their earning potential and take on increasing professional responsibilities.

The combined program will open opportunities in a wide variety of industries with organisations looking to tap into your wealth of knowledge and expertise in International Business. The program will equip aspiring professionals with the knowledge and skills to pursue advanced positions in local firms with an international perspective and multinational corporations.

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Entry requirements

Entry into the MBA/Master of International Business Program (160 units) will be available for applicants who have:

Students entering via this pathway are able to complete 4 courses per trimester, and are able to complete courses in any sequence they wish, that is consistent with course prerequisites.

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