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Master of Global Business

Understand the dynamic forces that affect the world of business

Study at Monash Business School

Through the multi-disciplinary Master of Global Business you’ll develop advanced knowledge of contemporary business practices and global environments.

The course incorporates key study areas including business strategy, diplomacy, trade policy, global trade law, sustainability and inter-cultural communication. You’ll also have the opportunity to take part in international study tours and corporate projects that will challenge you to create innovate solutions for a range of international organisations.

With relevant work experience as an entry requirement, this course offers a dynamic and diverse setting if you want to advance the way you understand and address global business issues and challenges. If you also have more than 5 years relevant employment experience and have studied business, global studies, international trade or something similar in your undergraduate degree, then you may have the option to complete the program in just one year!

Due to COVID-19, the University has transitioned all units online until further notice. We have some of the brightest educators who are continuing to provide all of the quality hallmarks of a Monash education in new and dynamic ways. Online, or on campus, Monash will help you prepare for a new future.

  • Location and duration

    Study on-campus full-time for 1, 1.5 or 2 years or part-time for 2, 3 or 4 years at Caulfield campus – depending on prior qualifications and employment experience. If you have more than 5 years relevant work experience and have studied a similar area in your undergraduate degree, you may be eligible to complete the program in just 1 year.

  • Start mid-year

    Applications for our Semester 2 intake (July 2020) are now open.

  • Entry requirements

    An Australian bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) with at least two years relevant employment experience. Alternatively, you must have completed an Australian bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) with a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 70%.

  • Study in the US

    As part of this degree, you can choose to attend the Berkeley Haas Global Access Program for one or two semesters, and receive a Berkeley Haas certificate.

Why a Master of Global Business?

Focus area electives

Flexibility is a key component of the Master of Global Business; you can choose your electives from a broad range of units across the Business School and broader University.

You may also decide to focus your electives on a specific area of business interest.  To help with this, we have developed a range of curated themes. These are not specialisations, simply suggested areas of focus that complement the core program of the Master of Global Business.

  • General business

    Choose more business subjects to better prepare yourself for a career in the business world, whether for an employer or by running your own business.

  • Management

    Develop a deeper understanding of the issues all organisations deal with. Leadership, change, power and influence, and more. A better understanding of management can be the key to your organisation's success.

  • Supply chain management

    Understand the logistics and management required to supply goods and services in the most effective and efficient manner from point of origin to final destination

  • Data analytics

    Information and data overload is a challenge for organisations deciphering what is useful and what is not. Gain the skill set and know-how to effectively use, analyse, interpret and present data.

  • Entrepreneurship and innovation

    Develop the knowledge and skills to test innovative and creative ideas, products and processes. Establish new ventures or help grow existing ones.

  • Sustainability and business

    Sustainability is becoming more of a priority for organisations. Help organisations across all sectors be more strategic in how to plan and manage for the social, environmental, economic, and ethical impacts of their business.

  • Diplomacy and international relations

    Better understand the world and its development through a broad lens, incorporating a political, social, cultural and historical perspective.

  • Foreign Languages

    Develop foreign language skills to make you more marketable, flexible and able to understand different perspectives in the workplace.

Find out more

Interested in learning more about the Master of Global Business? Download our fact sheet today to learn about the course structure, entry requirements, and more.

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