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Graduate Diploma of International Business - CM36

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.

Studied part-time, this course is ideal for current and aspiring managers with a completed bachelor degree. This course also serves as an entry pathway to CQUniversity's Master of Business Management which will advance your management career.

DOMESTIC
STUDY MODES

Online

UNITS/CREDITS

8/48

DURATION

1 years full-time, 2 years part-time

AVAILABILITY

Online

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. The remaining four units will focus your learning 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.

Core Units 8 Major Units None
Electives None Minor Units None

COURSE STRUCTURE
You are required to complete 8 core units.

UNIT INFORMATION
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.

BROAD COURSE OPTIONS
CQUniversity’s suite of postgraduate management degrees provides you with the versatility to study a course that is aligned to your learning needs. If you are a business professional seeking a qualification to support your experience or you are seeking career advancement, then one of our study options will be a strong fit with your management and leadership aspirations.

Our postgraduate management courses are designed to maximise your management and leadership potential, choose from:

TEACHING EXPERTISE
CQUni's School of Business and Law are among the most qualified and active in the business community. Our expertise and experience are recognised by the AFR Boss MBA Rankings (2019) for being one of only two universities that have 100 per cent of teachers with a PhD and 100 per cent of faculty with current business experience. Study with confidence knowing you will be learning from experienced business professionals and expert course leaders.

Online Availability

Term 1 - 2022Available Online
Term 2 - 2022Available Online
Majors and minors are not applicable to this course.
Work-integrated learning does not apply to this course.
This course has no residential schools.

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.

Security Requirements

No specific security requirements exist for this course.

Health Requirements

No specific health requirements exist for this course.

Assumed Knowledge

No specific recommended study beyond the entry requirements is required.

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.

Professional recognition is not applicable to this course.
2022 Indicative Fees
Fee TypeFees
Domestic Full Fee Paying – Indicative First Year Fee$23,838.00

The indicative first year fee is an approximate cost of enrolling in this course for one academic year. Your actual fees may vary, depending on the units that you select to study and the number of units you study per term. You can view unit fees in the Cost Per Unit table. Fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

  • Indicative fees for Graduate Certificate courses are based on studying four units in an academic year.
  • Indicative fees for Graduate Diploma and Master courses are based on studying eight units in an academic year. 

ABOUT FEES

Fee Category Full fee paying place
What is a Full Fee Paying Place As a full fee-paying student, you are required to pay full tuition fees for your course.
Fee Type Tuition Fees
What is my tuition fee?

Your tuition fees are charged per unit of study based on the credit point value of each unit. Our Tuition Fee Schedules provide an estimate of fees per unit. You can also view fees specific to the course, and units, you are interested in studying by using our Cost Per Unit table.

FEE-HELP and payment options

FEE-HELP is the loan scheme provided the Australian Government to help eligible students pay their tuition fees through a loan. Eligible students can use a FEE-HELP loan to pay for all or some of their tuition fees. If you elect to use a FEE-HELP loan, this means that you will defer payment of your tuition fees and repay your FEE-HELP loan when your income is above the compulsory repayment threshold.

You must meet specific eligibility requirements to be able to use FEE-HELP assistance. If you are not eligible for a FEE-HELP loan, or you are required to pay your tuition fees upfront, you will need to pay your fees no later than the census date for the term in which you are studying.

Other Fees You will also incur a Student Services and Amenities Fee.
Other study costs You may have other study costs such as travel expenses related to residential schools or work placements if they are a requirement of your course. There are also textbooks, stationery and other sundry costs associated with studying.
No information available at this time.

If you have decided what you would like to study and are ready to apply, we’re here to help you along the way.

Want to know more about application dates and other admission information?
View our important dates information and read about other admission considerations such as information for domestic students with overseas qualifications, indigenous support, and elite athlete, coach and performer support.

What’s the best way to apply?

  • Option 1: Ideal for Western Australian residents or those who want to study in Western Australia.
  • Option 2: Ideal for all other states.

OPTION 1: WESTERN AUSTRALIAN RESIDENTS AND THOSE WHO WOULD LIKE TO STUDY IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA, APPLY VIA APPLYCQUNI

If you live in Western Australia or are planning to study in Western Australia, apply via our ApplyCQUni portal.

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OPTION 2: IDEAL IF YOU LIVE IN ANY OF THE STATES LISTED BELOW, APPLY DIRECTLY TO CQUNIVERSITY

If you live in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Northern Territory, Australian Capital Territory or Tasmania, submit your application directly to CQUniversity.

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