Courses

Diploma of International Business

Are you interested in management roles within the international business sector? Grow your opportunities, learn from our industry-experienced teachers, and enrol in our Diploma of International Business. You’ll learn advanced skills in international trade and finance, market segmentation, international forecasting and strategic planning.

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Advance your career prospects

Ensure you get the required skills in our highly-regarded course. Increase your practical understanding of international business and marketing theory to apply in your current role or to advance your career opportunities.

Gain advanced skills

  • Plan the import/export of goods
  • Prepare a marketing plan to export goods to another country
  • Evaluate the market in a target country and design a plan to introduce a product to that country

Industry connections and resources

You’ll profit from our strong industry links in import and export companies. Our teachers are industry-experienced and will pass on the knowledge and skills you need to know.

Employment outcomes

You’ll be qualified to work in supervisory management roles in international firms, and also with the institutions where they collaborate and liaise. These include:

  • Exporters
  • Global consumers
  • Manufacturers
  • Financial service providers
  • Travel and tourism operators

Assessment

Assessment consists of classroom testing, assignments, presentations, group work, case studies and industry practicum.

Recognition of Prior Learning

You can seek RPL where your work or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. Academic Credit is granted on a case-by-case basis, according to our Academic Credit policy and associated procedures. Applications for Academic Credit will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic academics and where appropriate, industry experts.

Contact

For any additional information please contact a Melbourne Polytechnic Education and Career Advisor (ECA), on 03 9269 8400, or by email.

Local Students

Code

BSB50815

VTAC Code

Preston 6900669224

Campuses

PRESTON

Department

Business Management and Finance
03 9269 8400

Duration

Full-time: 6 months
6 months, day classes

Part-time:

Class Schedule: *

Mon - AM and PM
Wed - AM and PM
Thu - AM and PM

*Classes run across these days and times. Detailed timetable information is available from an Education and Career Advisor

Modes of Delivery

Classroom

Fees for 2017

Eligible:$3500
Ineligible:$4500

The student tuition fees as published are correct at time of publication and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. All enrolments excluding RPL/RCC and Higher Education incur an Amenities fee with a maximum cap of $250

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Assessment Methods

Various forms of assessment may be used including classroom testing, assignments, presentations, group work, case studies and industry or simulated industry practicum.

Materials

You will be required to purchase textbooks. A book list will be provided at enrolment. Our trainers will provide all additional materials. It is also expected that you have access to a computer. Computers are available in Melbourne Polytechnic’s computer labs and library if you do not have a computer at home.

Entrance Requirements

There are no prerequisites for this course. You must be able to demonstrate that you’re capable of completing the course at the relevant competency levels in the training documents. Eligibility includes prior business experience or previous recognised business studies

Pathways to further study

Successful completion of this course will enable you to enrol in the Bachelor of Business.

Career Pathways

You’ll open up career opportunities in areas such as international trade and finance, international market segmentation, international forecasting and strategic planning.

Enrolment Intake

  • Midyear

International Students

Code

BSB50815

CRICOS Code

087344A

Campuses

PRESTON

Duration

Full-time: 6 months
6 months, day classes

Modes of Delivery

Classroom

Entrance Requirements


Academic: Australian Year 12 equivalency
English: Academic IELTS 5.5 with no individual band below 5.0, Pearson PTE Academic 42 overall with no individual communicative skill below 36, or recognised equivalency
Other: Full-time only for International Students

Assessment Methods

Various forms of assessment may be used including classroom testing, assignments, presentations, group work, case studies and industry or simulated industry practicum.

Materials

Lists of required materials, books and timetables will be provided at course induction or class enrolment by the teaching department.

Fees

  • Tuition fees per semester: $6000
  • Tuition fees per year: $6000
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Pathways to further study

Successful completion of this course will enable you to enrol in the Bachelor of Business.

Career Pathways

You’ll open up career opportunities in areas such as international trade and finance, international market segmentation, international forecasting and strategic planning.

Enrolment Intake

  • Midyear
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Units Of Study

The Units of Study listed below have been approved for VET FEE-HELP. You may be required to undertake additional Units of Study in order to obtain the qualification. You will need to determine your particular combination of Units of Study with the department.

The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.

Code Subjects Hours
BSBFIA501 Report on finances related to international business 70
BSBINT405 Apply knowledge of import and export international conventions, laws and finance 30
BSBMKG511 Analyse data from international markets 50
BSBMKG512 Forecast international market and business needs 50
BSBMKG513 Promote products and services to international markets 70
BSBMKG517 Analyse consumer behaviour for specific international markets 60
BSBMKG605 EVALUATE INTERNATIONAL MARKETING OPPORTUNITIES 60
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work 60

Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.