Master of International Business

Master of International Business

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14 Jun 2024

11 Oct 2024

Jun or Jul, Oct
RMIT Saigon South
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Learn how to do business in a connected world and how to manage international teams with this globally recognised Master of International Business degree.

The program provides advanced study in contemporary international business theory and
practice to help you build the knowledge and skills necessary for critical, creative and sustainable approaches to business in a globalising world.

With this degree, you can position your career to take advantage of the shift in the world’s economic weight to the region, as demand grows in Vietnam and the region for skilled managers who can do business on an international scale.

The curriculum remains up to date and relevant to current issues, trends and innovations. Developing expertise in areas that are fundamental to doing international business, such as cross-cultural management, international strategy and international logistics, will help you feel confident and ready for a career of working beyond borders.

Program structure

The Master of International Business program consists of 16 courses (192 credit points). 

Students who have earned a bachelor's degree or a more advanced qualification in business (or a related discipline) within the past 10 years will not be required to take four (04) elective courses. Instead, they will only need to finish 12 courses, totaling 144 credit points.

Learning, teaching and assessment

RMIT’s postgraduate faculty consists 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 can choose to study between one and four courses each semester.

You also have the option of studying courses at our Hanoi City or Saigon South campuses, depending on your schedule.

Our main delivery modes are tailored to meet the needs of working professionals:

  • Intensive: Four consecutive days, normally Friday to Monday, from 9.00am-6.00pm
  • Spilt intensive: Two separate weekends during the semester, normally Saturday to Sunday, from 9.00am-6.00pm

Other delivery modes may also be available, depending on the course:

  • Online: Entirely online in 8 sessions in 4 weeks in the weekends or weekday evenings
  • Blended: A combination of online and face-to-face with two intensive days, normally Saturday to Sunday, 9.00am-6.00pm

Timetable will normally be available four (04) weeks before the start of the semester.

Short courses overseas provide further flexibility and a path to accelerated study.

The specific learning outcomes of this program relate to the development of knowledge and skills in research, operational leadership, cross-cultural competency, analytical and technical competency, problem- solving and effective communication. The application of these will be demonstrated through interactive and experiential learning activities, case studies and assessments.

On the successful completion of this program you will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a broad, critical and practical understanding of contemporary issues and practices in business.
  2. Evaluate and apply concepts, principles, theories, methods and contemporary practices in the area of international business to a range of organisational settings.
  3. Demonstrate a reflective and critical awareness of the legal, ethical, social, economic and environmental implications of business operations, processes and decisions.
  4. Conduct and manage business activities across borders, cultures and communities ethically and sustainably.
  5. Communicate clearly and persuasively to negotiate, consult, and engage with clients, employees and other stakeholders.
  6. Apply research principles and methods to design innovative options and solutions for, and make reasoned judgements about, problems and issues in contemporary business practice.
  7. Apply and integrate professional theory with practice in authentic Work Integrated Learning (WIL) contexts, professional contexts and industry settings.

RMIT provides world-class blended learning with both face-to-face and online experiences in a global network, a supportive community, and real-world skills.


Graduates find work in a wide range of organisations – from multinational companies with large global footprints to family businesses looking to expand into foreign markets. Among the most common positions available in international business are:

  • import/export agent
  • international business development manager
  • international foreign policy advisor
  • international investment and operations manager
  • international management consultant
  • international marketing/media/advertising manager
  • international mergers and acquisitions specialist
  • international trade and customs manager
  • multinational manager


Payments are made each semester, on a course-by-course basis.

The MIB program consists of 16 courses. Students admitted into the program with a bachelor degree or higher level qualification in business (or a related discipline) completed within 10 years will only need to complete 12 courses.



USD (indicative) 

Tuition fee for 12 courses



Standard tuition fee (16 courses)  869,760,000 36,316


  1. RMIT Vietnam has 3 semesters per year, in each semester you enrol into a maximum of 4 courses. 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.
  5. Tuition fees and medical insurance fees are subject to change without notice.

Family discount

  • Siblings, spouses, parents or children of a current or past student of RMIT Vietnam are eligible for a 5% discount on tuition fees

Alumni discount

  • Graduates of bachelor's, honours or master's programs at RMIT, or of any Australian universities, are eligible for a 10% discount

The discount listed above cannot be applied simultaneously with any other tuition fee discount or scholarship unless otherwise stated. Please refer to our tuition fee discounts page for the full list of discounts, and terms and conditions.

Scholarships for the Master of International Business can be found here

Entry requirements

Applicants must have successfully completed:

Students admitted with a bachelor degree or higher level qualification* in business (or a related discipline), that have been completed within 10 years, will be exempted from completing four (4) courses (48 credit points).

*The bachelor degree or higher level qualification must be deemed equivalent to an Australian bachelor degree or higher level.

If you do not meet the above minimum academic requirements, please contact RMIT Vietnam Student Recruitment team for alternative pathways.

Applicants must have successfully completed one of the following requirements:

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 (no band below 6.0)
  • TOEFL iBT 79 (with minimum score of 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing)
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) 58 (no communication band below 50)
  • C1 Advanced (formerly known as Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)) or C2 Proficiency (formerly known as Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE)) 176 (no less than 169 in any component)
  • 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 a recognised English-speaking country.

For other recognised English results, please view English equivalency requirements.

Note: Previous study and proficiency tests are recognised for two years from the completion date or test date to the program commencement date unless stated otherwise.

Where you have achieved more than one form of English language proficiency only the most recent achievement will be considered in the admission decision.

Please contact the RMIT Vietnam Student Recruitment team for more information.

Credit and exemptions

If you have completed relevant study or have relevant work experience, you may be eligible for credit transfer or exemption. Credit and exemption will be assessed on a case-by-case basis consistent with the RMIT University credit policy. Please contact the RMIT Vietnam Student Recruitment team for more information.

Sorry, this program is not available for international students intending to study on a student visa.

If you hold a different visa type, you may be eligible. Please contact Study@RMIT for more information.