Graduate Diploma of International Business
|Duration||1 year full-time, 2 years part-time|
|Next start term||Term 1, 2024|
Enhance your understanding and application of best-practice management and business knowledge, to improve organisational effectiveness from a strategic and cross-cultural perspective, and pursue a successful career as a manager within multinational corporations. The Graduate Diploma of International Business will build your competencies in international perspectives on financial management and human resources management, as well as governance and business law, and global business marketing.
The Graduate Diploma of International Business provides you with the skills and knowledge needed to pursue a successful career as a manager within multinational corporations.
You will study eight core units covering management topics in effective business communications, managing human resources, and management. Your study will also focus on international management functions and practices including international financial management, international human resource management, governance and business law, and global marketing.
Examine foreign exchange markets, Euromarkets, parity concepts and applications, exchange rate forecasting, cost of capital, risk management strategies, portfolio management and capital budgeting tools in an international environment to equip you with knowledge of international financial management. Gain an understanding of the human resource functions, operations, policies and practices that are applicable to the transference of employees for work purposes from one country to another, and the complexities of working in global organisations. You will learn how to address the legal status of organisations and the corporate governance structures that should be established to ensure company directors and managers fulfill their legal and ethical obligations. Finally, develop knowledge of international marketing theories, practices and strategies.
Designed for current professionals, enjoy the flexibility to study part-time, online and access recorded lectures at a time convenient to you.
Upon completion of the first four units, you will be eligible to satisfy the interim or exit award of the Graduate Certificate of Management, or upon completion of the Graduate Diploma of International Business, you will be eligible to pathway into the Master of Business Management with credit for eight units.
- Authentic Learning Experiences
- Experienced Teaching Team
- Flexible Online Study
- Seamless Pathways
This degree is suitable for students either currently, or hoping to be, working in international organisations. The course will provide you with the skills, knowledge and tools you require to be successful in this area, and will give you the confidence to work effectively in a management capacity within an international organisation. Particular areas of focus within this course include international perspectives on financial management and human resources management, as well as governance, business law, and global marketing.
Structure & Availability
You are required to complete 8 core units.
For information on the units, you could study as part of this course, visit the Handbook and select the "Course Structure" tab.
Credit transfer information
If you have already completed study relevant to the course you have enrolled in, you may be eligible for credit transfer.
|Term 1, 2024||Available Online|
|Term 2, 2024||Available Online|
Majors and minors are not applicable to this course.
This course has no residential schools.
No specific recommended study beyond the entry requirements is required.
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must hold:
- A completed Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) equivalent Bachelor degree, or higher equivalent qualification.
English Language Proficiency Requirements
If you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America, you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University. Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion of:
- A secondary qualification (Year 11 and 12, or equivalent), or
- An Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) diploma level qualification, or
- Bachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years full time with a minimum overall GPA 4.0
completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland or United States of America, which will meet the English proficiency.
If you do not satisfy any of the above, you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve the following scores:
- An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 with a minimum 5.5 in each subset; or
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Requires 550 or better overall and minimum TWE score of 4.5 (Paper Based Test), or 75 or better overall and no score less than 17 (Internet Based Test); or
- Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - Requires an overall score of 54 with no sub-score less than 46; or
- An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components.
English test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date and the date of commencement of study, and must appear on a single result certificate.
International Students should visit http://www.cqu.edu.au/international for further information.
Each student will be assessed individually.
No specific health requirements exist for this course.
No specific security requirements exist for this course.
Fees & Scholarships
2023 Indicative Fees
|Domestic Full Fee Paying – Indicative First Year Fee||$25,050|
2024 Indicative Fees
|Domestic Full Fee Paying – Indicative First Year Fee||$25,974|
Indicative first-year fee
The fees listed are indicative only and based on enrolling in a full-time study load for one academic year (generally, this is four units over one term for a graduate certificate or eight units over two terms for a graduate diploma or masters degree). Your fees may vary depending on the units you select and the number you study per term. Fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change. Understanding your fees.
Government assistance loans
You may be eligible for FEE-HELP, an Australian Government loan scheme that helps eligible students pay their tuition fees. Provided you meet the FEE-HELP eligibility criteria, you can choose to use FEE-HELP to cover all or part of your tuition fees. Learn more about paying for university or view the FEE-HELP information booklet on the Australian Government’s Study Assist website.
Other study costs
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Our scholarships could help you pay for things like relocation, living on campus, laptops and technology, childcare, study and living expenses, travel and more.
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