Studyportals placeholder

International Business, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
University rank #207 (QS) ,
The International Business program from University of Newcastle focuses on developing skills and the understanding required to be a successful manager for organisations with an international focus. A Master of International Business will provide graduates with superior knowledge and skills to operate in the global business environment.


Why study with us?

Earn professional credit - the Master of International Business is one of the few programs that recognises relevant professional experience and may result in credit being granted for some courses.

Flexible study options - courses are run in trimesters and students are provided with an opportunity to study at a pace which suits their personal and professional lives.

Study at NeW Space - NeW Space, in Newcastle’s CBD, provides the optimum environment for you to excel in your studies.

AACSB Accreditation - the University of Newcastle's Business School (NBS) has received AACSB Accreditation, earned by fewer than 5% of the world's business programs.

Career opportunities

Graduates of the International Business program from University of Newcastle understand the complex dynamics of multinational firms and the global economic environment in which they operate. Our students will be able to conduct strategic analysis of business opportunities in an international context. Graduates will also be able to comprehend how national and international economic, political, legal and commercial organisations and institutions impact upon multinational and domestic enterprises. The relevant knowledge and skills underlie many senior roles including but not limited to:

  • account executive
  • business consultant
  • business development manager
  • entrepreneur
  • finance advisor
  • industry specialist manager
  • marketing manager
  • operations manager

The University of Newcastle’s approach to the study of international business ensures that you can aspire to careers in wide variety of organisations including multinational firms, domestic firms, non-government and not-for-profit organisations, educational institutes and international bodies, such as the World Bank and UN.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Managing Under Uncertainty
  • Globalisation
  • Organisational Behaviour and Design
  • Global Business Management
  • Cross-Cultural Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 18 months
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description
      Only for domestic
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Schedule IELTS

Academic Requirements

General Requirements

CRICOS code: 083521KDirect entry into the Masters Program (120 units) will be available for applicants who have:
  • 3 year Bachelors Degree in the discipline; or
  • 3 year Bachelors Degree not in the discipline + 1 year relevant business experience; or
  • At least 7 years business experience, including 2 years in a management position.

Work Experience

At least 7 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36690 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36690 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    22890 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22890 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Newcastle

  • 1333 - 2400 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

Apply with Studyportals

Did you know that you can directly apply to available Masters from our selected Application Partners? Read more, or check the complete list of programmes to apply for right now.

Select a Master's and apply


Did you know you can compare your wishlisted programmes with our new Comparison tool?