Master of International Business (Double Masters with Southeast University) - 2019

Postgraduate - Course

Commencement year

This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2019 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Business and Economics.

Other commencement years for this course: 2018

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

Course code


Credit points


Abbreviated title




Managing faculty

Business and Economics

Admission and fees


Course progression map

B6008 (pdf)

Course type

Master by coursework

Standard duration

1.5 years FT

Mode and location

On-campus (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 will build upon your undergraduate credentials and further strengthen your business skills. You will develop advanced and vital skills in analysis, problem solving, research and communication that can be applied in a variety of organizational settings. These skills will be demonstrated in a better understanding of the international world, exhibiting cross-cultural competence and ethical values. The inter-disciplinary nature of international business means that you will be engaged in studying international management, law, accounting, economics, marketing and strategy, which all help in developing your strategic and operational knowledge and skills, particularly relevant in understanding the complexity of the contemporary international environment. The course will prepare you with a comprehensive understanding of international business enabling you to provide discipline-based solutions across a variety of roles in the corporate, governmental and non-profit sectors.


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 you 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. demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the principal themes in international business by integrating and applying them in the practical environment in which business operates
  4. be able to demonstrate knowledge of a range of world views as they apply to our understanding of social responsibility, sustainability and strategic decision making
  5. understand and critically appraise the broad range of firms and organisations engaged in international business
  6. acquire the necessary reflective and analytical skills to be able to engage in life-long learning.


Students complete 72 points comprising credit for the following units; BFF5959 Accounting and finance for international managers, ECF5921 International economics, MGF5310 International management and an elective for masters level study at Southeast University China (24 points) and complete Part B at Monash University Caulfield.

The course progression mapcourse progression map ( provides guidance on unit enrolment for each semester of study.

Units are 6 credit points unless otherwise stated.

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

  • BTZ5919 International trade law
  • 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