OUA10 - Master of International Business

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Plan: MC192OUEXE - Master of International Business
Campus: Open Learning Australia

Overview

Program details
Purpose of the Program
Articulation and pathways
Entrance requirements
External accreditation and industry links
Student expenses and charges in addition to fees
Library, IT and specialist resources

Program details

Award title: Master of International Business
Award abbreviation: MIntlBus
Total credit points: 144
Career: NONA
Duration: 2 years full time; 4 years part time (or 1.5 year FT and 3 years PT with advanced standing)
Location: Open Universities Australia
Owning school: Management (630H)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/management
ASCED code: 080311
CRICOS code:

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Purpose of the Program

The Master of International Business is designed to prepare you for a career in international corporate, government or not-for-profit organisations.  The program builds the knowledge and skills necessary for critical and creative approaches to international business by providing advanced study in contemporary international business theory and practice that is supported by ethical and sustainable business decision-making.  It will also provide you with the capacity to address the international regulation of business and critically evaluate the impacts of decisions and practice through case studies and interactive and experiential learning activities.

Applicants who have successfully completed any undergraduate degree (or equivalent) and are admitted into the program will receive advanced standing equivalent to four courses. See Articulation and Pathways for further information.

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Articulation and pathways

Credit and exemptions

Credits and exemptions will be assessed consistent with the principles of the RMIT University’s Credit Policy.

Applicants who have completed postgraduate business or management studies or have partially completed a similar program at another institution (with entry criteria similar to this program) may be accepted with some credits or exemptions being granted toward this program.

Exit points

There are two early exit points in the Master of International Business.

Students who have completed the following four (4) discipline courses will receive a Graduate Certificate in International Business:

BUSM4389 Sustainable International Business Futures    
ACCT2230 Accounting for Sustainable Management    
BUSM4359 Managing Across Cultures    
BUSM4101 Contemporary Issues in International Management   

Students who have completed the following eight (8) discipline courses will receive a Graduate Diploma in International Business:

BUSM4389 Sustainable International Business Futures    
ACCT2230 Accounting for Sustainable Management    
BUSM4359 Managing Across Cultures    
BUSM4101 Contemporary Issues in International Management    
BUSM4348 Marketing for Managers    
OMGT2255 International Logistics    
BUSM4346 Business and Economic Analysis    
BUSM4358 International Strategy

Advanced standing

 

You may gain entry into this program with:An Australian-equivalent undergraduate degree in business (as detailed below)
and if selected you will receive advanced standing of:4 courses (48 credit points)
The courses for which you will receive exemptions are:

 

 

BUSM4390 Management 1 - Managing People

BUSM4355 Business and Government in the Global Context

ISYS3331 Global Business and Social Technology: A Case Study Approach

ACCT2218 Accounting for Management Decisions

 

 

 

 

 

 

In 2013 and 2014, you may gain entry into this program with:An Australian-equivalent undergraduate degree in any discipline (as detailed below)
and if selected you will receive advanced standing of:4 courses (48 credit points)
The courses for which you will receive exemptions are:

 

 

BUSM4390 Management 1 - Managing People

BUSM4355 Business and Government in the Global Context

ISYS3331 Global Business and Social Technology: A Case Study Approach

ACCT2218 Accounting for Management Decisions

 

 

 

 

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Entrance requirements

Academic requirements

A bachelor degree or equivalent in a business discipline from a recognised tertiary institution with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 out of 4.0. Applicants with a GPA lower than 2.0 may be considered based on additional qualifications and work experience.

For 2013 and 2014 only, applicants with a bachelor degree or equivalent in any discipline from a recognised tertiary institution with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 out of 4.0. Applicants with a GPA lower than 2.0 may be considered based on additional qualifications and work experience.

Entry may also be granted to applicants who do not have a degree but can demonstrate through professional work experience their capacity to successfully undertake this program. Typically this would consist of at least 8–10 years of business experience, at least 5 of which must have been in a management role.

Entrance requirements for international onshore applicants

All non-Australian residents and overseas full-fee paying students are required to meet RMIT English language requirements. For more information on these requirements and acceptable English Language tests please see www.rmit.edu.au/international/english-equivalent.

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External accreditation and industry links

A network of industry links supports this program. Management practitioners, lecturers from industry, guest speakers and industry-relevant projects underpin the work integrated learning compoments of this program. The School's industry advisory board ensures current standards and practice are reflected in this program.

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Student expenses and charges in addition to fees

Once you are enrolled as a student in this program you will need to allow for expenses other than university tuition fees.  Additional expenses may relate to the purchase of lecture notes, textbooks, stationery, consumables such as printer paper, fees levied by commercial internet service providers for internet access outside of the university campus, and other relevant costs.

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Library, IT and specialist resources

Library resources and services

As a student enrolled in a program at RMIT University you can access the extensive services, facilities and study space provided by the Library. You can access books, journals and other course related materials, such as DVDs, past exams, newspapers and e-books. Through our document delivery service you can also request items from any library in the world.

Computers for study are available at every Library site, where you can access the Internet, myRMIT (www.rmit.edu.au/myrmit) or Library e-resources. If you have a laptop you can access the RMIT University wireless network in the Library.

Library staff can show you how to find information for your assignments or you can work through web-based tutorials or use our online Ask a Librarian service.  

The Library is continually expanding our electronic collections to make it easier for you to get the information you need when you need it. All RMIT University students have unlimited access to quality electronic resources such as, e-books, e-journals and newspapers.

You can find more information on Library resources and services at: http://www.rmit.edu.au/library

Online learning tools and content

You can access online learning tools and content for your program and associated courses at myRMIT www.rmit.edu.au/myrmit

Services available to you as a student at RMIT University

RMIT University provides a wide range of resources and opportunities to assist your learning and wellbeing so you can achieve your study and career goals.

Services are available face to face and online assisting with:

  • transition to tertiary study and learning
  • study skills, academic skills including literacy, mathematics and basic sciences 
    if relevant
  • enabling assistance if you have a disability, long term medical condition or other form 
    of disadvantage which may impact on your learning career development and employment
    living and wellbeing (including advice on health, housing and financial matters)
  • opportunities for scholarships, leadership and study abroad
  • opportunities for participating in arts, sport, recreation, fitness activities as well 
    as student activism and university governance
  • We also offer a friendly and supportive environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. 

You can find more information at www.rmit.edu.au/students

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