Master of Business Administration / Master of International Business

University of Newcastle

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00109J

This combined degree program allows students to undertake studies in the more general business discipline of the Master of Business Administration while also studying the specific international business courses of the Master of International Business. The Master of Business Administration program is designed to provide students with a range of analytic, strategic and leadership skills which will prepare them for increasingly competitive careers in business management in the corporate and public sectors. The program offers a grounding in fundamental business areas such as accounting, finance, organisational behaviour, economics, marketing and management. Analytic and problem solving skills are emphasised through an applied understanding of the theoretical framework within which today’s managers must operate, as well as acquisition of practical skills in teamwork, writing, presentation and time-management. The ability to cope with rapid organisational and technological change is developed through an understanding of organisational behaviour, information systems and organisational change and development.

Designed for

Students seeking a range of skills for careers encompassing business management and global business operations


Students are required to complete 130 units (thirteen courses) of Core Courses and 30 units (three courses) from the directed courses.


  • Business administration
  • International business

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor (Honours) Degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification
  • Or Bachelor Degree, or an equivalent qualification, in a related field such as accounting, business, commerce, economics, finance, human resource management, industrial relations, management, marketing
  • Or Bachelor Degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, not in a related field and 1 year relevant organisational experience
  • Or At least 7 years' relevant organisational experience, including 2 years in a management position
  • Or Successful completion of 75% (30 units) of one of the following UoN programs: Graduate Certificate in Business Administration, Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance, Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management, Graduate Certificate in Marketing, Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting


The University of Newcastle's Business School (NBS) has received international acclaim for its programs through accreditation with the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Newcastle City Precinct International: $81,160 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 2 years

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