La Trobe University

Graduate Diploma in International Business

La Trobe University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00115M

Advance your career. Gain a global perspective. From sourcing supplies to entering new markets around the world, businesses of all sizes now need a global perspective. With ever-broadening complexities in international trade, we need innovative business leaders who understand the bigger picture - and know how to make the most of every opportunity and challenge. If you're looking to quickly build your expertise in international business, La Trobe's Graduate Diploma in International Business is the perfect way to advance your knowledge in just one year. Gain strong and current business knowledge including in business analytics, finance, economics, accounting and logistics. You'll then progress to build a strong understanding of the effective management of multinational firms and you will explore how multinational firms operate - including the intricacies of cross-cultural marketing, global financial management, cross-border negotiations, and international transport and logistics.


To qualify for the award of the Graduate Diploma of International Business students must complete 120 credit points consisting of: 120 core credit points


  • First Year Subjects: Academic Integrity Module
  • Foundation of Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • International Financial Management
  • International Marketing Management
  • International Transport and Logistics
  • Introduction to Accounting and Finance
  • Managing International Business
  • Principles of Business Analytics
  • Principles of Economics

Standard entry requirements

  • Postgraduate: Prerequisites - Undergraduate requirements - Successful completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent).
  • International: IELTS - 6.5 < 6.0 (PG minimum) - 6.5 IELTS (Academic) with no individual band less than 6.0.
  • Note: This course may be subject to alternative or extra entry requirements depending on your life circumstances and/or work experience. For the complete entry requirements, please search for your course on the La Trobe website:


Graduates of the Graduate Diploma in International Business may apply for membership with the Export Council of Australia (ECA). Membership may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne (Bundoora) International: $39,800 Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Melbourne (Bundoora).

Your course fees will depend on the subjects you choose to study: each subject has its own costs. The total course fee may vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load, the time it takes to complete your course and your approved Credit for Prior Learning. Fees correct Friday, Sep 30 2022

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