Master of International Business (Double Masters with Southeast University) - 2018

Postgraduate - Course

Commencement year

This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2018 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Business and Economics.

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

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Managing faculty

Business and Economics

Admission and fees


Course type

Master by coursework

Standard duration

1.5 years FT

Mode and location

On-campus (Caulfield, Suzhou)


Master of International Business


The Master of International Business advances your business knowledge and gives you the skills to operate with an international perspective. The Master of International Business includes two internationally-focused specialisations; international business, and diplomacy and trade. The course is designed for recent graduates, and also provides an accelerated path for those with relevant work experience. The Master of International Business will build on your undergraduate credentials and further strengthen your business skills. You will develop advanced and vital skills in problem solving, research and communication. These skills will be demonstrated in an internationalised world, exhibiting cross-cultural competence and ethical values. The Master of International Business can also provide a research pathway for students interested in higher degrees by research. The course will provide a comprehensive understanding of international business enabling students to provide discipline-based solutions relevant to the business, professional and public policy communities we serve.


These course outcomes are aligned the Australian Qualifications Framework level 9 and Monash Graduate AttributesAustralian Qualifications Framework level 9 and Monash Graduate Attributes (

Upon successful completion of this course it is expected that students will:

  1. be critical and creative scholars who: produce innovative solutions to problems

    apply research skills to business challenges

    communicate effectively and perceptively

  2. be responsible and effective global citizens who: engage in an internationalised world

    exhibit cross-cultural competence

    demonstrate ethical values

  3. have a comprehensive understanding of their discipline and be able to provide discipline-based solutions relevant to the business, professional and public policy communities we serve
  4. have advanced knowledge to master's level in international business.


Students are admitted at entry level 2 and complete 72 points comprising credit for masters level study completed at South East University China (24 points) and Part B - International business specialisation (48 points) at Monash University.

Students from Southeast University, China complete six units (48 points):

  • BFZ5959 Accounting and finance for international managers
  • MGZ5181 International business strategy and cases (12 points)
  • MGZ5640 Cross-cultural management communication
  • MGZ5750 The governance of international trade (12 points)
  • MGZ5966 International business theory and practice
  • MKZ5955 Marketing and the international consumer