Master of Business Administration (International Business)

Study the Master of Business Administration (International Business) to become a world business leader. You’ll develop the skills and specialist knowledge to be a manager within a multitude of areas, including leadership, policy, practice and evidence based.
This course is only offered at one location, see below.
Semester 1
Semester 2
Other intakes
Semester 1
Semester 2
Other intakes
Summer 2023
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This course may be on offer at a partner institution.

2 years
(240 credit points = 2.0 EFTSL)
Entry requirements

As the market becomes increasingly global in nature, knowledge of how to deal with the unique challenges of the international business environment is necessary for career success. If you already have a bachelor’s degree or are currently working in the business sector and aspiring to a management position – this is the degree for you.

Domestic students can take advantage of the mentoring and business support offered through this degree to help facilitate your business’ expansion and diversification journey. Or you might be thinking of up-skilling from your current role into a more contemporary position with a global mindset.

International students who have business experience in an international environment could embark on this degree as an opportunity to work Australia-wide, while translating your qualifications to a business field.

No matter what stage you are at, our experienced mentors will provide all the tools and resources required to be a manager within a multitude of areas, with intensive courses focusing on leadership, policy, practice, and evidence-based delivery.

You’ll learn to be reflexive to international demands and be proactive to the social, economic and technological forces that influence the world. Gain a sophisticated perspective on how enterprises navigate the risks and opportunities in a competitive global environment and develop knowledge and tools to become a global leader.

Studying with us will see you implementing these skills in multi-national corporations, non-governmental organisations or evolving your business towards international markets.

  • Account manager
  • Business owner
  • Business development manager
  • Global account manager
  • Global brand manager
  • Import/export manager

Sample structures are just one example of the many options available within your chosen course. Please contact Federation University for further information on available options.

Please note this is a sample structure only and is not to be used for enrolment purposes. To enrol, please refer to the information provided to you by Federation University for your individual program structure or view our enrolment information page.

To view current subject information and cost, click on the individual subject name below, or click here to view current subject information and cost for ALL subjects.

Year 1

Semester 1

BUACC5901, 15 credit points
BUECO5903, 15 credit points
BUMKT5902, 15 credit points

Semester 2

BUHRM5913, 15 credit points
BUMGT5922, 15 credit points
BUMGT5978, 15 credit points
BUMGT5981, 15 credit points

Year 2

Semester 1

BUMGT5976, 15 credit points
BUMGT5977, 15 credit points
BUMKT6942, 15 credit points

Semester 2

BUGEN6920, 15 credit points
BUMGT6920, 15 credit points
BUMGT6928, 15 credit points
BUMGT6973, 15 credit points
Contact hours will be dependent on course load.

Delivery: Combination of classroom and online.

Entry requirements (year 12)


Entry requirements (non year 12)

Mature age entry; an undergraduate degree in any discipline.

The MBA is intended for applicants who have an undergraduate degree in any discipline. In exceptional circumstances, applicants who do not have a bachelor's degree may be admitted on the basis of relevant work experience, and demonstrated capacity to undertake the program as determined by the school.

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our How to apply page for further information.

VTAC application: No

Direct application: Yes

Federation University code: ML9

CRICOS code: 109146K

Fees are subject to change annually.

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)

$15,142 estimated annual tuition fee - commencing 2023

Annual tuition fees are per 120 credit points which represents 1 EFTSL or a standard full-time study load for a year.

The estimated annual fees are indicative only. The tuition fees you pay will vary depending on the subjects you choose to study as each subject has its own credit point value and cost. The total cost will vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load and the time it takes to complete your course.

Fee assistance

As a Commonwealth Supported Place student, you may be eligible to defer payment of your student contribution through the HECS-HELP loan scheme. Please visit our HECS-HELP webpage for further information.

Other fees

You may need to pay some other fees such as the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

Can your studies count towards a degree with us? Use our online Credit Search to get the details on completing your studies sooner.

To help you get the most from your online learning experience, it's important that you own or have frequent access to a fast and reliable computer that's ideally not more than two years old.

You will also need frequent access to a reliable high-speed internet connection. You should expect to use approximately 5GB of data each month, per course, just for study use.

For further information, visit the Minimum IT requirements for studying online webpage.

A range of student services are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please contact us on 1800 333 864.

The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

All information contained in this program overview including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.

CRICOS Provider No.00103D
Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909

School department


Course coordinator

Andrew O'Loughlin
Christina Lee