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Master of International Business

MIntlBus(Curtin) - MC-INTBUS Master of International Business
Location Curtin Singapore campus
Study method On-campus
Study mode Full-time or part-time
Intake February, July, November
Duration 1 year full-time (3 trimesters) or part-time equivalent

Curtin University’s Master of International Business was ranked as the top 4 International Management program in Australia by the prestigious Eduniversal Masters Ranking in 2021.

The Curtin University Master of International Business program focuses on strategy, management, decision-making and business in the Asia-Pacific region, providing graduates with the skills and knowledge needed for a successful top level managerial career in global business.

MIB builds a solid basis and in-depth knowledge to manage international companies and their operations. MIB study also helps graduates to better manage people in domestic but multicultural environments.

Students study strategic management, focusing on alliances, partnerships and networks in a global environment.

Course Learning Outcomes

A graduate of this course can:

  • engage critically and reflectively with contemporary knowledge and skills relating to international business and apply to professional practice.
  • respond creatively and effectively to generate innovative solutions to complex issues in international business.
  • make evidence-based judgements and sound business decisions through sophisticated evaluation and synthesis of information from a range of credible sources.
  • communicate professionally and effectively, through written and oral means, to diverse stakeholders within the ethical and professional framework of international business.
  • consider profitability, sustainability and impact of the business environment and society when using new and established technologies in international business communications and negotiations.
  • actively seek and engage in opportunities for ongoing learning that builds the body of professional knowledge in the field of international business and contributes to their personal development.
  • evaluate the impacts of international business in a global system and apply international standards and practices within a global context.
  • engage in ethical and culturally competent management practices to work effectively in culturally diverse team environments within global organisations.
  • work professionally and ethically both independently and collaboratively, complying with appropriate legislation and protocols and demonstrate leadership skills as appropriate.

Admission criteria

A bachelor degree in any discipline from a recognised university.

Minimum English language entry requirements

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)    
Overall band score6.5

Other notes

View the full list of entry requirements.


Tuition fee 
Total tuition feeTBC
Payable over trimester instalments

Fees listed are indicative and subject to annual increases.

View our fees and charges page for full details.

Career opportunities

Graduates generally find employment in the intermediary managerial level with companies with an interest in or focus on international activities.

Credit for previous study

Applicants with a minimum of two years leadership experience in a senior role, in relevant industry settings, will be eligible to apply for Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL). Students need to submit a CV and documented evidence of the relevance and the complexities of the experience of prior learning. This could include such evidence as, references, letter/s from an employer, evidence of professional development, executive education courses, completion of MicroMasters or Massive Open Online Course (MOOCs), a portfolio showing field, volunteer and service work and learning, and community engagement, to be considered for up to 100 credits points of CRL set against the elective stream. Units will not be specially mapped but will be based on general credit for the four elective units.

Course Structure

Credits needed to graduate: 300.
Each unit is 25 credits unless stated otherwise.

Trimester 1

Trimester 2

Trimester 3

Units are not necessarily shown in the order studied. Units are subject to change.