[[Introduction]] The Master of International Business (Specialisation) aims to develop business management skills in students with particular reference to management in an international business context. This is done by focusing not only on business management units in key areas such as economics, finance and strategic management, but also on units with a particular international focus, such as international human resource management and foreign trade regulations. This 16 unit (full-time 4 semesters or equivalent part-time) on-campus course is offered by the Tasmanian School of Business and Economics at the Hobart campus and is conducted with a combination of traditional timetabling, weekend mode and intensive mode and/or flexible delivery as appropriate. The course is full fee-paying, which means that you will be charged at the full fee-paying rate listed for each unit. Fees cover tuition, all study materials (with the exception of text books) and costs associated with the study sessions. All units are subject to formal assessment normally including assignments and a final examination.
[[Objectives]] This course aims to provide participants with the knowledge and skills required to practise as a manager in any context and in the specialised area of international business. Emphasis will be placed on the determination and assessment of 'best practice' approaches to management in the international business context, informed by the application of appropriate and sound theoretical foundations drawn from a variety of interdisciplinary sources, plus the development of a specialisation.
[[Career Outcomes]] Graduate studies have an important place in management development. They offer individuals aspiring to either general management or senior functional management roles the opportunity to develop competencies relevant to the effective management of enterprises The specialization will offer students the ability to enhance their employment prospects with specialisations in marketing, advanced accounting, corporate governance or information systems to name a few.
[[Course Abbreviation]] MIBS
If you've previously undertaken study overseas, please review our list of equivalent qualifications http://www.utas.edu.au/international/how-to-apply/entry-requirements/equivalent-undergraduate-entry-requirements-by-country .
[[English Language Requirements]] International applicants will be required to provide evidence of their English language ability. For those applicants who are nationals of and currently residing in a country where English is NOT the official language, evidence of an IELTS or TOEFL test must be provided. Alternatively, applicants can provide evidence that English has been the sole medium of instruction and examination in their most recent studies, for a minimum of 2 years, and within the last 24 months. Academic transcripts and a letter from your institution will be required.
International students should refer to the General Admission Requirements page for information regarding entry requirements http://www.utas.edu.au/international/how-to-apply/entry-requirements/general-admission-requirements .
Completed an undergraduate degree of an Australian higher education institution or the equivalent standard in any other institution; OR completed the Graduate Certificate of International Business of the University of Tasmania or an equivalent award of another Australian higher education institution. For entry into all postgraduate courses, international students must provide an IELTS test score of at least Band 6 with a minimum of 6.0 on all bands or a TOEFL score of 575 with a Test of Written English score of no less than 4.5. This test must not be more than 24 months old.
Recipient: University of Tasmania
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