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Australia / New Zealand students

International students

COURSE

Master of International Business and Entrepreneurship

MC-MIBE

TAUGHT BY: School of Management

DURATION

Duration of the course with a full-time study load. Studying part-time will extend the duration of your course.

If duration is not available (N/A) the offering may be part of a larger course.

2years

CREDIT

A full-time study load usually consists of 200 credits (approximately eight units) per year, with 100 credits (approximately four units) in each semester.

400

About offering

The Master of International Business and Entrepreneurship is the first master of its kind in Australia to combine the interrelated disciplines of international business and entrepreneurship.

It’s the ideal degree if you’re looking to expand your horizons beyond domestic markets, whether you want to work for a multinational business, help a domestic business expand globally, or even establish a globally focused start-up of your own.

You will undertake independent study and team projects across a range of relevant subjects, giving you the knowledge, confidence and expertise you need to advance in international business and entrepreneurship.

You’ll learn first-hand about start-up companies that have begun as Curtin spin-offs and have subsequently become publicly listed corporations or been acquired by global innovators in their field.

Thanks to Curtin’s strong relationship with the innovation ecosphere, you’ll get opportunities to network with industry-leading entrepreneurs.

What you'll learn

  • engage critically and reflectively with contemporary knowledge and skills relating to international business, entrepreneurship and start-ups and apply to professional practice
  • develop personal creativity and innovation skills and utilise these skills effectively to generate innovative solutions to complex issues in international business and start-ups
  • make evidence-based judgements and sound business decisions through sophisticated evaluation and synthesis of information from a range of credible sources
  • communicate professionally and effectively, through written and oral means, to diverse stakeholders within the ethical and professional frameworks of international business and entrepreneurship
  • consider profitability, feasibility, sustainability and impact of the business environment and society when using new and established technologies including business simulation software in international business and entrepreneurial communications and negotiations
  • actively seek and engage in opportunities for ongoing learning that builds the body of professional knowledge in the fields of international business and entrepreneurship and contributes to their personal development
  • evaluate the impacts of international business and entrepreneurship in a global system and apply international standards and practices with in a global context
  • engage in ethical and culturally competent management practices to work effectively in culturally diverse team environments within global organisations including start-ups
  • work professionally and ethically both independently and collaboratively, complying with appropriate legislation and protocols and demonstrate leadership and entrepreneurial skills as appropriate

Why study Master of International Business and Entrepreneurship

  • Develop the skills required to lead and facilitate internationalisation activities of organisations.
  • Get an ‘edge’ in terms of cross-cultural interaction, both internal and external to an organisation.
  • Learning is applied and focuses on current issues in the global, regional and national business environment.
  • Our staff are highly experienced, internationally educated and trained, and do not shy away from real issues.

How this course will make you industry ready

Students will gain the knowledge, confidence and expertise they need to advance in the field of international business and entrepreneurship.

This course introduces a discrete focus on tech-innovation and directly exposes students to real-world case studies.

The course features guided independent study, team projects and maximum use of information and communication technology towards the development of international business, entrepreneurial, commercialisation and global managerial competencies.

Admission criteria for Australian and New Zealand students

Australia / New Zealand students

International students

A bachelor degree (or equivalent) in any discipline. Applicants must also meet Curtin's English language proficiency requirements.

English language proficiency

Curtin requires all applicants to demonstrate proficiency in English. Specific English requirements for this course are as outlined in the IELTS table below. Additional information on how you can meet the English requirement can be found on the English proficiency page.

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 6.0
Speaking 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
Overall band score 6.5

Course prerequisites

A bachelor degree (or equivalent) in any discipline. Applicants must also meet Curtin's English language proficiency requirements.

Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): Grade C

Pearson Test of English Academic: 60

Australia / New Zealand students

International students

Advanced standing / credit transfer / recognition of prior learning

Australia / New Zealand students

International students

Credit for recognised learning (CRL) is the term Curtin uses to describe advanced standing, academic credit or recognition of prior learning.

You may be entitled to credit for recognised learning for formal, non-formal or informal learning.

Formal learning is learning that takes place through a structured program of learning that leads to the full or partial achievement of an officially recognised qualification. Recognised institutions include, but are not limited to, RTO providers and universities. Non-formal learning is adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning or various kinds of work and life experience.

Credit can reduce the amount of study needed to complete a degree.

For further information, please visit our credit for recognised learning webpage or contact our CRL Office on crl@curtin.edu.au or 1300 222 888.

Credit for recognised learning (CRL) is the term Curtin uses to describe advanced standing, academic credit or recognition of prior learning.

You may be entitled to credit for recognised learning for formal, non-formal or informal learning.

Formal learning is learning that takes place through a structured program of learning that leads to the full or partial achievement of an officially recognised qualification. Recognised institutions include, but are not limited to, RTO providers and universities. Non-formal learning is adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning or various kinds of work and life experience.

Credit can reduce the amount of study needed to complete a degree.

For further information, please see our credit for previous study website or contact tne_pathways@curtin.edu.au.

Fees and charges

Australia / New Zealand students

International students

Domestic fee paying postgraduate

Student type Cost

Domestic

What is a domestic fee-paying (DFP) place?

A domestic fee-paying place is a place at university which is not Commonwealth supported, that is, not subsidised by the Australian Government.

Domestic fee paying students will be charged tuition fees and may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance for all or part of those tuition fees.

$27,000*

Fees are indicative only.

* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 100 credits. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).

Use the Fee Calculator for an estimate of individual unit fees. There may also be some additional costs. For more information, see other fees and charges.

International student indicative fees for 2018

International onshore – fee paying
Offer letter (100 credit) published fee $14,700*
Indicative year 1 fee $29,400*
Total indicative course fee $58,800*
Indicative essential incidental course fee N/A

The indicative fees shown above apply to international students studying on-campus in Western Australia. For information about fees at other locations please visit Curtin International’s offshore site.

How to apply

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Please note that each campus has different application deadlines. Please view our application deadlines page for further information.

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Where to get further information

Applicants applying with an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma

Find information on how you can apply to study at Curtin with an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma.

Applicants with other international qualifications

Find information on what qualifications you can use to apply for a Curtin course.

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  • Curtin course code: MC-MIBE
  • CRICOS code: 094637G
  • This offering was last updated on: September 23, 2018