MBA

With a Specialisiation in

INTERNATIONAL LEADERSHIP

Are you passionate about the world we live in and the way leaders influence it? Are you looking to build your career globally as a leader who drives change and innovation? Explore how an MBA with a specialisation in International Leadership can take you there!

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MBA) specialising in INTERNATIONAL LEADERSHIP

Are you passionate about the world we live in and the way leaders influence it? Are you looking to build your career globally as a leader who drives change and innovation? Explore how an MBA with a specialisation in International Leadership can take you there!

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An MBA can advance your career, expand your professional network, enhance your earning potential and provide you with the skills you need to lead and succeed. If you’d like more information and professional advice about our MBA program please complete the form below with your details and one of our course advisors will contact you and assist you shortly.

INTAKE DATES

March, July, November.

DURATION

2 years, full-time (6 trimesters) or part-time equivalent.

MODE

On campus and online, full-time or part-time.
Conditions apply for International students.

Master of Business Administration
International Leadership

COURSE OVERVIEW

To graduate with the Master of Business Administration – International Leadership you must complete a total of 12 subjects:

  • 7 core subjects
  • 3 International Leadership specialisation subjects
  • 2 elective subjects
  • Core subjects
  • Electives
  • Leadership

COURSE CREDIT

You may be eligible for exemptions for academic studies you have previously completed. If your application is approved, this will reduce your overall workload. However, there may be visa-related consequences associated with a shorter course duration.

Download the RPL application form

TUITION FEES

StudentSubject FeeCourse Tuition
Domestic$3,250$39,000
International$3,450$41,400

For information about additional fees choose whether you are a Domestic Student or an International Student.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

DOMESTIC STUDENTS

  • An Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent) OR
  • An Advanced Diploma/Associate Degree (or equivalent) plus evidence of a minimum of two years relevant industry experience.

You can find further information about entry to KBS, including information for mature age students, on our Domestic Entry Requirements page. 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Academic Requirements

  • An Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent*) OR
  • An Advanced Diploma/Associate Degree (or equivalent*) plus evidence of a minimum of two years relevant industry experience.

International students are required to have their overseas qualification assessed by the Department of Education and Training and deemed comparable to the postgraduate entry requirements. You can find further information about your country’s requirements on our International Entry Requirements page.

English Language Requirements

For English entry requirements please visit the International Entry Requirements page. 

Need English? You could be eligible for a packaged offer with Kaplan International English. Contact us to find out more.

WHAT WILL YOU BE?

Whilst there are many career opportunities available to general MBA graduates, such as management and consulting, a specialisation in International Leadership opens additional doors that previously may have been shut.

GLOBAL BUSINESS UNIT HEAD


You’ll understand the internationalisation of leadership and the complexities and opportunities that may arise from it. You’ll be equipped to drive your business across borders.

GLOBAL DIRECTOR OF STRATEGY


Think big and leverage multinational finance. You’ll have all the tools to build a global strategy and continue growing your business in response to changing market trends.

INNOVATOR


You’ll become an expert in mastering evolution and change, in turn augmenting your pursuit of commercial success. Fulfilling your leadership internationally drives innovation.

HUMANITARIAN LEADER


Inspire your stakeholders and coach large teams to leverage their success. You’ll also be a leader in corporate social responsibility. You’ve earned it!

SUBJECT DESCRIPTIONS

LEVEL 400

CORE SUBJECTS

MBA401 People, Culture and Contemporary Leadership
MBA402 Governance, Ethics and Sustainability
MBA403 Financial and Economic Interpretation and Communication
MBA404 Consumer Behaviour and Marketing Psychology

 


LEVEL 500

CORE SUBJECTS

MBA501 Dynamic Strategy and Disruptive Innovation
MBA502 Emotional Intelligence, Cultural Intelligence, and Diversity

ELECTIVE SUBJECTS

MBA503 Operations Management and Decision-Making Models
MBA504 Data Analysis, Problem Solving, and Digital Operations
MBA505 Business Psychology, Coaching and Mentoring
MBA506 Thinking Styles, Negotiation, and Conflict Management
MBA507 Internship

 


MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - INTERNATIONAL LEADERSHIP

INTERNATIONAL LEADERSHIP SUBJECTS

MBA611 International Strategy
MBA612 International Economics and Multi-National Finance
MBA613 Organisational Change and Innovation
MBA600 MBA Capstone

Students should review individual subject information for specific assessment details as assessment methods may vary.

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THE KBS ADVANTAGE

Student Experience Officers

Our friendly on-site Student Services teams are there to help you settle into life on campus.

Academic Success Centre

Our Academic Officers are available to equip you with the tools you need to meet the requirements of your course through additional workshops, lectures and one-on-one sessions.

Face-to-face tutoring

Benefit from a 45-minute complimentary session with one of our employed KBS graduates and tackle challenging topics related to your degree.

Studiosity

Gain access to a network of over 500 online tutors who provide guidance on a range of study skills and key subjects like communication, management, marketing and numeracy.

Orientation

As a new KBS student, we want to make sure you have the best possible start to your educational adventure and that you will feel warmly welcomed into the KBS family.

Feedback Week

Every trimester we have a week dedicated to getting your feedback on your experience at KBS so we can improve your education and optimise your learning environment.

Lifelong careers services are available to all KBS students and alumni.

  • Work Placements
  • Academic Internships
  • Careers Workshops
  • Careers Coaching and Preparation
  • Mentorship Program

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START YOUR CAREER IN INTERNATIONAL LEADERSHIP