Master Of Global Trade

Program code

MC278

Mode of study

Full-time

Part-time

Combination

Intakes

February

Application Deadlines

31 January

Locations

RMIT Saigon South

Overview

Develop expertise on the global trading system, understand the international challenges and opportunities facing your organisation and connect with global leaders in trade in this new master’s program.

The curriculum for the Master of Global Trade has been developed in partnership with the Hinrich Foundation and a wide range of industry partners, including HSBC, KPMG, Samsung and Nestle. This involvement ensures that the program is up to date with global realities in the rapidly-changing area of trade and is highly practical for working professionals.

With real-world case studies and authentic learning experiences provided by our industry partners, the program is ideal for middle-management professionals who want to apply what they learn in class directly into their trade-related roles.

Whether they are crafting policy in government agencies, overseeing trade import and export balances in private companies or connecting brands through global supply chains, your fellow students will be professionals who are working at the forefront of trade in the Asia-Pacific.

In class, you will learn from trade experts who bring a wealth of academic and industry experience from across the world.

Program structure

Semester 1

  • Global trade
  • Sales and Cross-cultural negotiation
  • Global market entry strategies

Semester 2

  • Business data analytics 
  • International logistics
  • Managing technology and innovation

Semester 3

  • Business operations management
  • Leadership and ethics
  • Managing across cultures

Semester 4

  • Business and economic analysis
  • International strategy
  • Global business consulting

Learning, teaching and assessment

A customised calendar, with 12 courses delivered over 15 months, makes it easier to balance full-time work with study. Each course is conducted over one month and includes four intensive days on campus.

RMIT postgraduate faculty is comprised of dedicated full-time academics and visiting professors with extensive global experience across the corporate, government and academic sectors.

 We provide a facilitated learning approach with business mentoring support, case studies and Work Integrated Learning (WIL) courses that contextualise your learning. You will work in teams and benefit from the additional insight and understanding that come from interaction with classmates who have similar aspirations but come from a diverse range of disciplinary and personal backgrounds.

Ongoing assessment throughout the program includes assignments, research, case study analysis, group presentations and examinations.

Career prospects

This program is ideal for middle-management professionals who want to pursue leadership positions in trade-related industries such as:

  • agriculture
  • apparel and footwear
  • automotive
  • business services
  • consumer retail
  • communication services
  • electronics
  • energy services
  • food and beverage
  • furniture and homeware
  • hospitality
  • logistics and shipping
  • machinery and equipment
  • pharmaceuticals
  • sourcing

Fees

Students can choose between standard tuition fee or fixed fee program. Payments are made each semester, on a course-by-course basis.

(*) This option allows students in the first semester to fix their course tuition fees for a specified period. The fixed-fee option guards against potential fee increases and currency fluctuations.

  1. RMIT Vietnam has three semesters per year. The duration of programs is flexible and can be adapted on an individual basis upon enrolment.
  2. Program fees are priced and invoiced in Vietnam Dong (VND) by semester.
  3. Payment in other currencies will be converted to VND at the exchange rate on that day. Bank transfer is the preferred method of payment.
  4. The fees in USD are ONLY applicable to those international students who arrange for payment from overseas, as per Circular No. 32/2013/TT-NHNN.

Entry requirements

Academic requirements

Applicants must have successfully completed:

* The bachelor degree must be deemed equivalent to an Australian bachelor degree.

If you do not meet the above minimum academic requirements, please contact us for alternative pathways.

English requirements

Successfully completed RMIT English Advanced or one of the following requirements:

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 (no band below 6.0);
  • TOEFL Paper-Based test 580 (Test of Written English 4.5);
  • TOEFL Internet-Based Test 79 (minimum 13 in reading, 12 in listening, 18 in speaking and 21 in writing);
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) 58 (no communication band below 50).
  • RMIT Bachelor degree or a postgraduate qualification within the past five years
  • A bachelor degree or a postgraduate qualification within the past five years in an English-speaking country listed here.

If you are a prospective international student, please check the requirements for English-language proficiency tests here.

Note: TOEFL and IELTS are recognised for two years from the test date. RMIT English results are only recognised for one year from the course completion date.

How to apply