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Master of International Business with the degree of Master of International Relations

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Faculty:
Faculty of Business and Economics
Award:
Master of International Business with the degree of Master of International Relations (MIntBusMIntRel)
Admission Requirement:
• Australian level 7 bachelor's qualification or recognised equivalent in social sciences; or Australian level 7 bachelor's qualification or recognised equivalent with relevant work experience
• GPA of 4.00 (out of 7.00) or overseas equivalent
English Language Proficiency:
Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall with minimum 6.0 in each band, or equivalent
Study Mode:
Full-time, Part-time
Attendance Mode:
Internal
Candidature Length:
Full-time: 2 years - 2.5 years depending on RPL granted
Commencement:
North Ryde — Session 1 (February)
North Ryde — Session 2 (July)
Volume of Learning:
Equivalent to 2.5 years
General requirements:
Minimum number of credit points 80
Minimum number of credit points at 600 level 16
Minimum number of credit points at 800 level or above 64
Completion of other specific minimum requirements as set out below

In order to graduate students must ensure that they have satisfied all of the general requirements of the award.

Specific minimum requirements:

Credit points

600 level

Required
4
Principles of Accounting (4)
 
Required
4
Principles of Finance (4)
 
Required
4
Economic Analysis (4)
 
Required
4
Introduction to Marketing Management (4)
 

800 level

Required
4
Globalisation and Value Chain Management (4)
 
Required
4
International Business Strategy (4)
 
Required
4
Comparative Human Resource Management (4)
 
Required
4
Managing Cultural Diversity (4)
 
Required
4
International Trade (4)
 
Required
4
Theories of International Relations (4)
 
Required
4
Research Methods in Politics and International Relations (4)
 
Required
4
International Relations Practice (4)
 
Required
4
Principles of International Marketing (4)
 
Required
8cp from
 
International Security (4)
 
 
International Political Economy (4)
 
8
International Law and Institutions (4)
 
Required
16cp from
 
The Politics of International Human Rights Law (4)
 
 
International Security (4)
 
 
Europe, the European Union, and the International System (4)
 
 
The United States, East Asia and the World: Hegemony, Conflict and Rivalry (4)
 
 
Master of International Relations Internship (4)
 
 
International Relations of the Middle East (4)
 
 
Asia-Pacific Politics (4)
 
 
International Relations Special Project (8)
 
 
International Political Economy (4)
 
 
War and Violence in World Politics (4)
 
 
International Law and Institutions (4)
 
16
Health Policy (4)
 
Required
4cp from
 
The Politics of International Human Rights Law (4)
 
 
International Security (4)
 
 
Europe, the European Union, and the International System (4)
 
 
The United States, East Asia and the World: Hegemony, Conflict and Rivalry (4)
 
 
Master of International Relations Internship (4)
 
 
International Relations of the Middle East (4)
 
 
Asia-Pacific Politics (4)
 
 
International Political Economy (4)
 
 
War and Violence in World Politics (4)
 
 
International Law and Institutions (4)
 
 
Environmental Law and Sustainable Development (4)
 
 
Comparative Public Policy (4)
 
 
Politics and Policy: An Advanced Introduction (4)
 
 
Gender and Policy (4)
 
 
Public Policy and International Law (4)
 
4
Units at 800 level or above designated as Commerce

TOTAL CREDIT POINTS REQUIRED FOR THIS PROGRAM

80
AQF Level Level 9 Masters by Coursework Degree
CRICOS Code 083793G
Overview and Aims of the Program This double degree enables students to learn the essentials of businesses functions in the increasingly globalised world. It also develops an understanding of the political, social, economic and legal processes and institutions of the international system to help students develop important international relations skills. The delivery is highly flexible, with many units of study available both as face-to-face lectures or seminars, and external offerings.

The Master of International Relations component is designed to develop a comprehensive understanding of the political, social, economic and legal components and processes of the international system. There is an emphasis on understanding how these components and institutions operate in specific regions of the world. Eligible students have an opportunity to gain work experience through an internship in an approved institution and to credit this to their degree.

The Master of International Business component provides the opportunity to acquire contemporary knowledge and skills in core business disciplines with an international focus. It provides graduates with the capabilities to become effective global professionals.
Graduate Capabilities

The Graduate Capabilities Framework articulates the fundamentals that underpin all of Macquarie’s academic programs. It expresses these as follows:

Cognitive capabilities
(K) discipline specific knowledge and skills
(T) critical, analytical and integrative thinking
(P) problem solving and research capability
(I) creative and innovative


Interpersonal or social capabilities
(C) effective communication
(E) engaged and ethical local and global citizens
(A) socially and environmentally active and responsible

Personal capabilities
(J) capable of professional and personal judgement and initiative
(L) commitment to continuous learning

Program Learning Outcomes Refer to PLOs for the Master of International Business and for the Master of International Relations.
Learning and Teaching Methods Refer to separate statements for Master of International Business and Master of International Relations.
Assessment Refer to separate statements for Master of International Business and Master of International Relations.
Recognition of Prior Learning

Macquarie University may recognise prior formal, informal and non-formal learning for the purpose of granting credit towards, or admission into, a program. The recognition of these forms of learning is enabled by the University’s Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Policy (see www.mq.edu.au/policy) and its associated Procedures and Guidelines. The RPL pages contain information on how to apply, links to registers, and the approval processes for recognising prior learning for entry or credit.


Information can be found at: https://mq.edu.au/rpl

Support for Learning

Macquarie University aspires to be an inclusive and supportive community of learners where all students are given the opportunity to meet their academic and personal goals. The University offers a comprehensive range of free and accessible student support services which include academic advice, counselling and psychological services, advocacy services and welfare advice, careers and employment, disability services and academic skills workshops amongst others. There is also a bulk billing medical service located on campus.

Further information can be found at www.students.mq.edu.au/support/

Campus Wellbeing contact details:
Phone: +61 2 9850 7497
Email: campuswellbeing@mq.edu.au
www.students.mq.edu.au/support/wellbeing

Program Standards and Quality

The program is subject to an ongoing comprehensive process of quality review in accordance with a pre-determined schedule that complies with the Higher Education Standards Framework. The review is overseen by Macquarie University's peak academic governance body, the Academic Senate and takes into account feedback received from students, staff and external stakeholders.

Graduate Destinations and Employability Refer to separate statements for Master of International Business and Master of International Relations.
Assessment Regulations

This program is subject to Macquarie University regulations, including but not limited to those specified in the Assessment Policy, Academic Honesty Policy, the Final Examination Policy and relevant University Rules. For all approved University policies, procedures, guidelines and schedules visit www.mq.edu.au/policy.

Accreditation This is an Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) accredited qualification.

Inherent requirements are the essential components of a course or program necessary for a student to successfully achieve the core learning outcomes of a course or program. Students must meet the inherent requirements to complete their Macquarie University course or program.

Inherent requirements for Macquarie University programs fall under the following categories:

Physical: The physical inherent requirement is to have the physical capabilities to safely and effectively perform the activities necessary to undertake the learning activities and achieve the learning outcomes of an award.

Cognition: The inherent requirement for cognition is possessing the intellectual, conceptual, integrative and quantitative capabilities to undertake the learning activities and achieve the learning outcomes of an award.

Communication: The inherent requirement for communication is the capacity to communicate information, thoughts and ideas through a variety of mediums and with a range of audiences.

Behavioural: The behavioural inherent requirement is the capacity to sustain appropriate behaviour over the duration of units of study to engage in activities necessary to undertake the learning activities and achieve the learning outcomes of an award.

For more information see https://students.mq.edu.au/study/my-study-program/inherent-requirements



2019 Unit Information

When offered:
S1 Day
Prerequisites:
Permission of Executive Dean of Faculty
Corequisites:
None
NCCWs:
HSC Chinese, CHN113, CHN148