La Trobe University

Master of International Business

La Trobe University

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

La Trobe's Master of International Business offers you the opportunity to advance your understanding of international commerce and trade. Build a highly specialised skill set and advance your business career to the next level. This comprehensive postgraduate degree will accelerate your knowledge of finance, accounting, human resources, governance, marketing and management – all from an international perspective. You'll explore how multinational firms operate, including the intricacies of cross-cultural trade. You'll also have the opportunity to specialise in your area of interest and connect with industry – both in the classroom and in the field.

Designed for

Those seeking a career with organisations that operate in the global economy


Must complete a total of 240 credit points across 2 years.


  • First Year Subjects: Academic Integrity Module
  • Accounting Principles and Practices
  • Governance in a Globalising World
  • International Financial Management
  • International Marketing Management
  • Managing International Business
  • Principles of Economics
  • Principles of Finance
  • Statistics for Business and Finance

Standard entry requirements

  • Prerequisites: Successful completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent). Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience
  • Selection criteria: Applicants with an Australian Bachelor's degree in a business-related field or an approved equivalent qualification may be eligible for credit for the four foundation subjects in Year 1. Applicants without an undergraduate degree but with a demonstrated minimum of at least five years relevant and cognate business experience may be eligible for credit for the four foundation subjects.


Graduates of the Master of International Business may apply for membership with the Institute of Managers and Leaders (IML) and 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 pathways

The Master of International Business with Honours requires the completion of a four-subject equivalent research paper worth 60 credit points. Applicants with demonstrated prior learning in business, either in the form of an undergraduate degree in a business related field or with at least five years relevant business experience, will be eligible to apply for Advanced Standing (credit) for the four subjects of the first semester of the course. In making an offer of Advanced Standing to an applicant, the university may give consideration to a range of factors including academic record and employment experience.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne (Bundoora) International: $79,600 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
Sydney International: $79,600 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Melbourne (Bundoora), Sydney.

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 Tuesday, Feb 28 2023

Further information

This course is offered in Semester 1 (March), Semester 2 (July), and Summer Semester (October).

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