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Diploma of International Business

VTAC Code: BSB50815 Cricos: 087344A VTAC Number: Preston 6900669224

Overview

Campus

Preston

Campus

Preston

Duration

6 months full time

Duration

6 months

Next Intake

February, July

Next Intake

February

Begin your global career

With Australian exports valued at Australian exports totalled $469.9 billion in 2018–19 - and growing almost 17% in that year alone, the international business sector is booming. If you’re interested in management roles within the international business sector, enrol in Melbourne Polytechnic’s Diploma of International Business to grow your opportunities and expand your international network

International perspectives and industry experts

Melbourne Polytechnic is one of very few institutions offering a Diploma-level qualification specialising in international business in Melbourne. You’ll profit from our strong industry links with import and export companies. Our experienced teachers are industry-based and will increase your practical understanding of international business and marketing theory. Learn advanced skills in international trade and finance, market segmentation, international forecasting and strategic planning. Melbourne Polytechnic emphasises practical skills and aims for you to graduate ready to step into employment.

Take your qualification around the world

Graduates of Melbourne Polytechnic’s Diploma of International Business will be qualified to work in supervisory management roles in international firms and institutions. You’ll open up career opportunities in areas such as international trade and finance, international market segmentation, international forecasting and strategic planning. You might find employment working with exporters, global consumers, manufacturers, financial service providers or travel and tourism operators.

Career Pathways

Where will this take me

You’ll open up career opportunities in areas such as international trade and finance, international market segmentation, international forecasting and strategic planning
  • Exporter
  • Tourism Operator Manager

Pathways

Successful completion of this course will enable you to enrol in our Bachelor of Business or our Advanced Diploma of Marketing and Communication BSB61315.

Course Details

Delivery methods

  • Virtual classroom

Assessment Methods

Various forms of assessment may be used including open book test, assignments, presentations, group work or case studies.

Units of Study

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

Code Subject Elective Hours
BSBFIA501 REPORT ON FINANCES RELATED TO INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS Elective 70
BSBMKG507 INTERPRET MARKET TRENDS AND DEVELOPMENTS Elective 50
BSBMKG512 FORECAST INTERNATIONAL MARKET AND BUSINESS NEEDS Elective 50
BSBMKG513 PROMOTE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES TO INTERNATIONAL MARKETS Elective 70
BSBMKG517 ANALYSE CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR FOR SPECIFIC INTERNATIONAL MARKETS Elective 60
BSBMKG523 DESIGN AND DEVELOP AN INTEGRATED MARKETING COMMUNICATION PLAN Elective 60
BSBPMG522 UNDERTAKE PROJECT WORK Elective 60
BSBREL502 Build International Business Networks Elective 50

Recognition of Prior Learning

You can seek Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where your work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL is individually assessed based on evidence submitted by the student to the teaching department. Applications for RPL will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic trainers, academics and where appropriate, industry experts.

Attend an Info Session

Now’s the time to register for our information and enrolment sessions. We give you an in-depth look at your chosen area of study and a tour of our department facilities.

Fees & Costs

Tuition Fees
Government subsidised fee Non-subsidised fee
Tuition fee $4600 $5700
Materials fee $0 $0
Maximum annual amenities $250 $250
Total payable $4850 $5950
Per year $7000
Per semester $7000
Materials fee $

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

Displayed course fees are indicative only. There are many variables that impact the total amount of your full course costs including qualification for government subsidies, concessions or recognition of prior learning. Tuition fees do not include the cost of student amenities or material costs.

To find out if you’re eligible for a Government subsidy we recommend you contact us help you find out.

Melbourne Polytechnic offers a range of payment options to help you pay your tuition fees, so you can get on with your studies.

Fees displayed are effective for new applications received on or after 19 November 2020. Tuition fees do not include textbooks, course materials or overseas student health insurance and visa fees.

After initial deposit, international students are able to pay tuition fees in installments, four times per year.

For more detailed information please read the International Student Fees.

Materials

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

Fees explained

The fees for those ineligible for a government-funded enrolment. 

The cost of tuition for those eligible for government funding.

Additional expenses

Amenities fees are used to improve non-academic services including libraries, counselling services, student support, and recreational activities.

Amenities must be paid each academic year you are enrolled.

If you are required to purchase textbooks, a complete list will be provided at course commencement.
If you are required to purchase textbooks, a complete list will be provided at course commencement.

Scholarships on offer

'We’d been discussing what projects we had coming up that we needed to go and buy materials for.  And so then the scholarship came and it was just a sigh of relief.'

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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
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 Melbourne Polytechnic recognised equivalency.
Other: Full-time only for International Students

Next Steps

We're really excited for you to join the Melbourne Polytechnic community and we look forward to supporting you on your education journey.

The first step to enrolling is completing the application short form. You'll then receive a link to complete a few more personal details.

It is a mandatory government requirement for all prospective students to complete an online literacy and numeracy assessment. Once you are ready to enrol, you will be invited to attend of our Skills and Job Centres, or come to campus to complete your enrolment in person.

For Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas, you may be eligible for a VET Student Loan. Read more about them here.

If you need assistance with your application and the next steps, you can contact one of our Education and Course Advisors on 03 9269 8400 or follow a step-by-step guide to enrolling for vocational education local students.

When we receive your application, the International Office will be in contact with you shortly to discuss your application and provide you additional instructions.

If you'd like to speak to one of our International Office staff directly, call +61 3 9269 8400

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