Graduate Certificate in International Business

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The context of the business environment is becoming increasingly global. To reflect this organisations are looking for people with an international perspective to their qualifications. A Graduate Certificate in International Business will provide graduates foundation knowledge and skills required for success in the global business environment.

The international business environment changes constantly, as such the study of international business is a dynamic and evolving field. This program will provide you with a global mindset to apply to business management and practice.

Explore this page and find out if the Graduate Certificate in International Business is for you, what you will study and the career opportunities it can provide you.

Is it for you?

Are you looking for an understanding of International Business to further or facilitate a change in your career? The ever increasing integration and interdependence between countries means increasingly business require international expertise. Achieving a Graduate Certificate in International Business will position you to take advantage of this as well as demonstrate your ability and dedication, and increase your employability in professional management positions across many areas of business.

The Graduate Certificate in International Business focuses on developing skills and understanding required to be a successful manager for organizations with an international focus by enriching student’s knowledge of the global business environment. This postgraduate qualification can be a key to your future career success.

Upon graduation you will have an understanding and skills to operate in the global business environment.

To find out more about what you will study, visit the 'study' tab.


A Graduate Certificate in International Business through the University of Newcastle offers a strategically developed program that will enrich your approach to international leadership, enhance your ability to think and act analytically as well as form an understanding of strategic capabilities. You will be a communicator, with the skills to operate effectively in the international business community, with cross-cultural sensitivity and awareness.

Focusing on issues of globalisation and international management, this program will expand on the core knowledge of global business operations in the context of international trade, government policy and regulations.

All students will study:

  • Managing Under Uncertainty
  • Globalisation

Students can elect to study:

  • Foundation of Business Analysis
  • Managing Human Resources in International Organisations
  • Cross Cultural Management
  • Global Business Management

To find out more about where the Maters of International Business can lead you, visit the 'careers' tab.


All business is international. Graduates of the Graduate Certificate in International Business understand the dynamics of multinational firms and the global economic environment in which they operate. Our students will be able to understand 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:

  • Business Analyst/Consultant
  • Management Consultant
  • International Brand Manager
  • Business Relationship Manager
  • General Manager
  • Change Management Consultant

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.

For more detailed information on eligibility, courses and requirements of the Maters of International Business, visit the ‘details’ tab.


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