Global Business - B6018

Global Business

Expert master degree

Understand the dynamic forces that affect the world of business with a Master of Global Business.

Through this multi-disciplinary degree 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!

At a glance

Course Details

Location
  • On-campus at Caulfield: Full time
Duration
1, 1.5 or 2 years full-time depending on prior qualifications. See entry requirements
Start date
First semester (February), Second semester (July)
Qualification
Master of Global Business
Course Handbook

The Master of Global Business 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.

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.
Find out more

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. The focus areas include:

  • General business
  • Management
  • Supply chain management
  • Data analytics
  • Entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Sustainability and business
  • Diplomacy and international relations
  • Foreign Languages

"The diversity that we had in our class was really amazing. There were people from 20 different countries in my class and with experiences from 20 different countries, it was really global - which I can take with me when I go back, and that is really going to help me."

Entry Requirements

You need to satisfy the following entrance requirements to be considered for entry to this course.

Minimum Entry Requirements (International students)

Qualifications

Entry level 1:
Duration: 2 years full time, 4 years part time (96 points to complete)

An Australian bachelor degree, or an equivalent qualification, and a minimum of two years relevant employment.

OR

An Australian bachelor degree, or an equivalent qualification, with a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 70.

Entry level 2:
Duration: 1.5 years full time, 3 years part time (72 points to complete)

An Australian bachelor degree, or an equivalent qualification, in a cognate discipline and a minimum of two years relevant employment.

OR

An Australian bachelor degree, or an equivalent qualification, in a cognate discipline with a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 70.

Entry level 3:
Duration: 1 year full time, 2 years part time (48 points to complete)

An Australian bachelor degree, or an equivalent qualification, in a cognate discipline and a minimum of five years relevant employment.

OR

An Australian bachelor honours degree, or an equivalent qualification, in a cognate discipline with a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 70.

Students wishing to undertake the research pathway must maintain at least a 70 WAM and be accepted for entry by the Course Director and the Higher Degrees Research Director.

Applicants will be ranked accordingly based on their entire academic record, employment experience and a Statement of Purpose.

English entry requirements

Level A
IELTS (Academic): 6.5 Overall score, with minimum band scores: Listening 6.0, Reading 6.0, Writing 6.0 and Speaking 6.0 Pearson Test of English (Academic): 58 Overall score, with minimum scores: Listening 50, Reading 50, Speaking 50 and Writing 50TOEFL Internet-based test: 79 Overall score, with minimum scores: Reading 13, Listening 12, Speaking 18 and Writing 21 Equivalent approved English test

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Extra Requirements

Applicants must prepare a Statement of Purpose in which they are required to demonstrate that they possess the motivation and academic skills required to successfully complete the program. Where deemed necessary the Course Director of the Master of Global Business may also seek to interview an applicant.

The course is structured in two parts. Part A. Mastery knowledge and Part B. Application studies.

Making the application

Future students

Semester one (February)

Apply directly to Monash using course code B6018

Apply

Semester two (July)

Apply directly to Monash using course code B6018

Apply

Current Monash students

No, this course does not allow transfers.

Self assess for credit eligibility

Check for study credit using the "Credit search" link on the Credit for prior study page

Fees

Fees are subject to change annually.

International fee

Note Please note: The fee information displayed is based on the 2021 rates and should only be used as a guide.

Fees are per 48 credit points which represents a standard full-time course load for a year.

A$45,800

Scholarships

We offer over 360 types of scholarships, valued at up to $280,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.

Enrolment Obligations

International students enrolling in a CRICOS-registered course can study no more than one third (33%) of their course by distance and/or online learning. Students must enrol in at least one unit that is not by distance and/or online in each compulsory study period unless the student is completing the last unit of their course. See standard 8.19 and 8.20 of National Code of Practice for Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2018.

CRICOS code: 096697A