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Due to AQF compliance standards, please note that Trimester 3 was the final intake for this version of the Master of Business Administration / Master of International Business (11507). If you are intending to commence your studies in 2015, please check the Postgraduate Coursework page after 1 October 2014.
A combined Masters will set you apart. Senior management positions require advanced leadership, superior analytical reasoning and administrative expertise. A combined Master’s program in International Business and Business Administration aims to equip graduates with the knowledge and skills to operate successfully in an international business environment as well as provide the holistic business understanding required to excel in senior management.
In the highly competitive global business environment it is critical that senior managers have a multi-disciplinary approach to business operations. The combined Master of Business Administration (MBA)/ Master of International Business through the University of Newcastle is designed for professionals aiming to further advance their career prospects, positioning themselves for senior management roles. With a focus on high level management capabilities as well as developing expertise in many facets of International Business, the combined the MBA/Master of International Business arms you with the high-level skills and "know-how" to succeed in senior management. These skills are transferrable to organizations of all sizes in the public, private or not-for-profit sectors.
Combining a core specialisation in International Business with an extended understanding of whole of business practices is highly sought after. The theory and business management principles you will acquire through the combined program will equip you for diverse real-world business situations. This knowledge will increase your value and see you fast-track to leadership, increase your salary potential and advance your career.
Our advanced online learning system provides you with the flexibility and support to study anytime, anywhere and thereby balance work, life and study. You can achieve your fully accredited Master of Business Administration/Master of Human Resource Management at a time that suits you.
Explore this page and find out if the Master of Business Administration/Master of International Business is for you, what you will study and the career opportunities it can provide you.
Is it for you?
Are you looking to give your resume the edge and speed up your climb of the corporate ladder? The ever increasing integration and interdependence between countries means business require international expertise. Employers are looking for highly qualified candidates with an international perspective to their qualification as well an extended understanding of the whole of business practice. The MBA/ Master of International Business program delivers just that, as well as demonstrating the ability and dedication to complete a rigorous post graduate qualification.
The combined MBA/ Master of International Business focuses on developing superior leadership and advanced management capabilities with an international focus. Studying this program will enhance the professional qualities you will gain in each qualification meaning you will be well positioned to pursue your career aspirations.
Upon graduation you will have a comprehensive knowledge of issues in international business as well an extended understanding of various business functions including marketing, human resource management, strategic planning and finance. The program has been strategically developed to provide students with the opportunity to develop practical skills by applying their knowledge to real-world problems.
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The Master of Business Administration/Master of International Business integrates the key elements of each program into a combined program.
The University of Newcastle offers a strategically developed program that will develop your theoretical understanding of key issues in international business as well as developing broad skills and provide a holistic understanding of business functions, enhanced analytical thinking and will challenge your approach to leadership.
You will develop an advanced understanding and application of the function of accounting, organisational behavior, human resource management, marketing, management, finance as well as develop knowledge and understanding of International Business. You will learn to understand and apply well-established theoretical management frameworks and practical business skills which are transferable to all areas of business - including the ability to communicate business recommendations to a professional audience, manage a team, write, manage, develop and execute strategy in an international business setting.
To find out more about where the MBA/ Master of Applied Finance can lead you, visit the 'careers' tab.
The integration and interdependence of the global economy means professionals with expertise in international business issues and practices are in demand. Couple this with the extended understanding achieved through studying an MBA, graduates of this combined program will have the knowledge and skills to face professional challenges with confidence and conviction.
The combined program will open opportunities in a wide variety of industries with organisations looking to tap into your wealth of knowledge and expertise in International Business. The program will equip aspiring professionals with the knowledge and skills to pursue advanced positions in local firms with an international perspective and multinational corporations.
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is an internationally recognised and prestigious qualification, known for its ability to significantly increase your professional value and employability. The Master of International Business is a thorough qualification that provides graduates with an understanding of issues and practice faced by organisations operating internationally. In combination the professional qualities developed in each degree are enhanced, meaning graduates can position themselves to fast track their career, increase their earning potential and take on increasing professional responsibilities.
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