Master of International Business


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Program Description

The Master of International Business presents an academically rigorous and professionally relevant program of study in contemporary international business issues. The program aims to boost your career advancement in the private, public, inter-governmental and non-profit sectors and will extend skills in the analysis and interpretation of the global business environment.

Through independent research, presentations and case studies, you will acquire the skills needed to gather relevant data for analysis together with the competencies necessary to effectively communicate your decisions. The goals of this degree are to:

  • Develop the capacity for high-level analysis of international and transnational investment, trade, and management strategy in the context of globalisation
  • Acquire key skills in communication and negotiation across business cultures
  • Develop the ability to deal with issues in the international non-profit and inter-governmental sectors as these affect multinational corporations
  • Study the links between international business strategies and societies, economies and political, and legal regimes
  • Bridge the gap between the theory of firm internationalisation and the actual internationalisation process in practice



Four units (24 points) from the following:

  • ACM5903 Accounting for business;
  • BTM5903 Law and business decisions;
  • ECM5953 Economics
  • ETM5900 Business statistics


Eight core units (48 points) as follows:

  • Accounting and finance for International managers
  • International management
  • Marketing and the international consumer
  • International business theory and practice
  • Introduction to international economics
  • International trade law
  • Cross-cultural management communication
  • International business strategy


Four graduate-level units (24 points) subject to Course Coordinator approval and a maximum of two units (12 points) may be taken from other schools/ faculties.

  • Contemporary issues in globalisation
  • International dimension of e-business
  • International marketing
  • International finance
  • Options, future and risk management
  • International issues in employment law
  • International study program in international business

You may be considered for credit exemption(s) if you have completed an/a:

  • undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline* must complete sections (B) and (C)
  • undergraduate degree not in a relevant discipline*, required to complete all sections above
  • honours degree not in a relevant discipline* must complete units from (A) and (B)
  • honours degree in a relevant discipline* must complete all units from (B)

*Relevant disciplines include any major within management, business, and economics with the approval of the course coordinator.


  • 1.5 Years (Full-time) /
  • 3 Years (Part-time)

in relevant discipline

  • 2 Years (Full-time) /
  • 4 Years (Part-time)

non-relevant discipline

Scholarships and Financial Assistance

As a student at Monash University Malaysia, you will have access to various scholarships and financial assistance provided by both the university and external benefactors.

  • Honours Degree Scholarships
  • Postgraduate Coursework
  • Postgraduate Research (HDR) Scholarships
  • External Sponsorship
  • Study Loans
  • Other Financial Support
Last updated Apr 2020

About the School

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