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Master of Business Administration (International Leadership)

  • Qualification:

    Master's Degree

  • Study mode:

    On Campus

  • Payment options:

    FEE-HELP may be available
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    2 years full-time or part-time equivalent

  • Start date:

    3 intake dates each year – enquire now!

  • Awarded by:

    Kaplan Business School

  • Career Outcomes:

    General Manager | Managing Director | Business Development Manager | Consultant | View all

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About this course

Take your career global and challenge yourself with this exciting Master of Business Administration (International Leadership) from Kaplan Business School.

If you're a committed leader, a manager passionate about your people, or a global citizen seeking new shores, this business course is your next career step. You'll develop a deep knowledge base of key business principles in a course designed by industry professionals - offering practical, relevant assessments and opportunities to put your leadership skills into action - and have opportunities to delve into areas of study including cultural leadership, business psychology, disruptive strategising and coaching and mentoring. Your team will excel and you'll build the transferrable skills to take your career across borders.

Tailored to professionals, this flexible course is available to study online or part-time, and lower qualifications may be available to students who don't complete the required number of subjects.


To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Qualify for mature age entry (ages 21 and above); OR
  • Have achieved a minimum ATAR score of 55, or equivalent; OR
  • Have completed the VCE, OP or SACE; OR
  • Provide an academic letter of recommendation

Kaplan Business School also offers a range of alternative entry pathways if you don't meet these criteria. Enquire now to chat with a course advisor!

Areas of study

In this business course, the subjects you may study include:

Core subjects:

  • Culture and contemporary leadership
  • Governance, ethics and sustainability
  • Financial and economic interpretation and communication
  • Consumer behaviour and marketing psychology
  • Dynamic strategy and disruptive innovation
  • Emotional intelligence, cultural intelligence and diversity
  • Operations management and decision-making models
  • Data analysis, problem solving and digital operations
  • Business psychology, coaching and mentoring
  • Thinking styles, negotiation and conflict management

Elective subjects for international leadership specialisation:

International strategy

  • International economics and multi-nation finance
  • Organisational change and innovation
  • Capstone

You may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) if your previous education or work experience meet certain criteria.

Kaplan Business School Kaplan Business School provides holistic business education that equips students with the knowledge, skills and tools required to manage, lead, and succeed in a real work environment.

Kaplan Business School’s qualifications are delivered through a unique blend of practical and theoretical components. Here, students are required to complete assessments that reflect global industry practices.

Kaplan Business School offers academic internships and work placements through an extensive network of partner companies. Each campus has an on-site Careers Officer who helps to place students based on their industry needs.

Kaplan Business School supports its students at every stage of the educational journey, and offers personalised, student-driven programs. This includes the unique Career Mentorship Program, which pairs Kaplan students with industry leaders. This gives students the opportunity to build their professional networks and gain valuable industry insights.

Kaplan Business School help their students achieve career success with Careers Central, their on-campus careers services team. Careers Central services include an industry placement service, which enables students to put theory into practice. Search for the perfect job using Career Hub, Kaplan’s online job board. Kaplan students get support in achieving their career goals with 1-on-1 careers coaching.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised Master of Business Administration (International Leadership) from Kaplan Business School.

Master of Business Administration graduates are industry leaders and graduate well-placed to take on a wide range of executive, management and leadership positions across government, non-government and the private sectors.

This course may also act as a pathway to other qualifications. If students enrol in the Master of Business Administration but don't complete the required number of subjects, they may be eligible for a lower qualification.

  • General Manager
  • Managing Director
  • Business Development Manager
  • Consultant
  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
  • Company Partner
  • Regional Manager
  • Country Director

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's FEE-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.

Kaplan Business School also offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants.

You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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