Monash University

Postgraduate - Course

Students who commenced study in 2013 should refer to this course entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course.

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This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2013 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Business and Economics

Managing facultyBusiness and Economics
Partner facultyArts
Abbreviated titleMIB/MEIS
CRICOS code069012D
Total credit points required96
Standard duration of study (years)2 years FT, 4 years PT
Study mode and locationOn-campus (Caulfield)
Admission, fee and application details
Contact details

Graduate Student Office

Telephone: +61 3 9903 1400

Fax: +61 3 9903 1357


Course coordinator

Dr Audra Mockaitis


  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.


This double degree course provides the opportunity for students to gain knowledge and skills in international business, with specific focus on the European Union and the significance of this organisation in the world. Students will be able to gain a broad knowledge of international business issues, and the skills to provide leadership in the international arena, while also gaining a broad and deep understanding of the institutional framework and policy-making processes of the European Union and its relations with non-EU countries, regions and international organisations.



The course has three main components:

  • 13 core units in international business and European and international studies
  • three elective units.


Students must complete:

(a.) 13 core units (78 points) as follows:

  • AFX9590 Accounting and finance for international managers
  • APG4435/APG5435 European Union: History, debates, politics
  • APG4436/APG5436 Comparative regionalism
  • APG4437/APG5437 Business, civil society and lobbying in the European Union
  • APG4438/APG5438 The European Union and the world
  • BTX9190 International trade law
  • ECX9210 Introduction to international economics
  • LAW7019 European Union law
  • MGX5181 International business strategy
  • MGX5310 International management
  • MGX5640 Cross-cultural management communication
  • MGX9660 International business theory and practice
  • MKX9550 Marketing and the international consumer

(b.) three graduate-level units (18 points) subject to the following conditions:

  • a minimum of two units must be taken from either the Faculty of Business and Economics or the Faculty of Arts
  • a maximum of one unit (6 points) can be taken from units offered by the Faculty of Law
  • a minimum of two elective units (24 points) must be taken at 4000 or 5000 level.

Available units can be identified via the index of units by faculty at or by browsing units at

It is recommended that students consult with the course coordinator to ensure their elective units form a coherent study program.

Alternative exit(s)

Students wishing to exit the Master of International Business and Master of European and International Studies early may apply to graduate with one of the following, provided they have satisfied the requirements for that award:

  • 1679 Graduate Certificate in Business after successful completion of 24 points of study
  • 3848 Graduate Diploma in Business after successful completion of 48 points of study
  • either of the single master's degrees (2098 Master of International Business or 3924 Master of European and International Studies) subject to satisfying the requirements of the single degree.


Master of European and International Studies
Master of International Business