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Master of Global Business

Monash University
Program overview
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
45,800 USD
Start dates
45,800 USD
February 2021

45,800 USD
February 2022

45,800 USD
February 2023
Monash University

Program description

Master of Global Business

The Master of Global Business is a multi-disciplinary program that advances your knowledge of business and the global environment in which it operates. This Master’s program provides students not only with a comprehensive understanding of the dynamic economic, political and social forces that affect and impact upon global business, but also the skill set required to function and operate in a global environment. The course is designed for those with work experience and/or high performing recent graduates.

The Master of Global Business is designed to build upon your work experience and your undergraduate credentials by further developing and strengthening your business skills and acumen. This program advances your ability to address the global issues and challenges faced by business and society by improving your ability to critically analyze, problem solve and develop solutions. These skills are further enhanced and developed through an appreciation of the global context and how it applies to business, strategy, government, diplomacy, trade, sustainability, social responsibility and intercultural communication. For those interested in further research within this domain, the Master of Global Business can also provide a pathway for students interested in a higher degree by research.

The Master of Global Business, ultimately looks to produce graduates with a comprehensive and multi-disciplined perspective of global business, that enables them to not only better understand the contemporary global environment in which business operates but just as importantly create and produce innovative solutions for the business, professional, social and public policy communities which they serve.

The duration may vary depending on prior qualifications as 1, 1.5 or 2 years full-time. 

Admission requirements

English entry requirements

  • IELTS (Academic): 6.5 overall (no band lower than 6.0)
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic): score of 58 overall with no band lower than 50
  • TOEFL Internet-based test: score of 79 overall with minimum scores: Writing: 21, Listening: 12, Reading: 13 and Speaking: 18

For more information about entry requirements please visit the university website.

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Program content

The course is structured in two parts.

  • Part A. Mastery knowledge and
  • Part B. Application studies.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.


Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course it is expected that you will:

  1. be critical and creative scholars who:
    • produce innovative solutions to problems
    • apply research skills to business challenges
    • communicate effectively and perceptively
  2. be responsible and effective global citizens who:
    • engage in an internationalized world
    • exhibit cross-cultural competence
    • demonstrate ethical values
  3. be able to incorporate a diversity of world views, to develop and build solutions that address the issues of sustainable development, social development, social responsibility and strategic decision making.
  4. have the ability to critically appraise and apply the knowledge gained to broad range of firms and organizations operating globally
  5. have acquired the necessary reflective and analytical skills to engage in life-long learning.

Continuing studies

Successful completion of this course provides a pathway to a graduate research degree if you are admitted at entry levels 1 and 2 completing the research pathway. If you are admitted at entry level 3 you will normally already have an hours degree, however, if you are in this group and wish to complete a research pathway you should discuss the option with the course coordinator.

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