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Master of International Business

Master of International Business for 2019

Why study Master of International Business?

The IIE Master of International Business (MIB) advances your business knowledge and gives you the skills to operate with an international perspective. The degree is designed for recent graduates, and also provides an accelerated path for those with relevant work experience. The MIB builds upon your undergraduate credentials and further strengthen your business skills.  The inter-disciplinary nature of international business means that you will be engaged in studying international management, law, accounting, economics, marketing and strategy, which all help in developing your strategic and operational knowledge and skills. This is particularly relevant in understanding the complexity of the contemporary international environment. The degree will prepare you with a comprehensive understanding of international business enabling you to provide discipline-based solutions across a variety of roles in the corporate, governmental and non-profit sectors.

The MIB is taught by seasoned academics and industry experts with extensive leadership backgrounds in national and international business environments. You will be exposed to companies operating globally via guest speakers and case studies that will assist to prepare you for the MIB Research Project and its specific focus allowing you to specialise and be on the leading edge of international management.

Who is the MIB degree aimed at?

This IIE Master of International Business (MIB) is aimed at students who are typically working in a variety of different fields. It is designed to develop the capabilities and resources of managers in the global economy. The MIB is the ideal qualification for those seeking to establish or accelerate a career in international business. It is a specialised degree that will enable you to transform from a traditional business manager into a global business leader who understands the complexity of managing in a global society. This qualification specifically focuses on strategic planning for international operations and provides an in-depth understanding of the organisational capabilities required for international operations, including specialised functions such as international marketing, finance, economics and trade law. The degree includes classes that address topics such as imports and exports and intercultural communication against the background of changes brought about by the fourth industrial revolution.

Successful completion of this programme leads to a IIE qualification.

What are the Master of International Business Career Opportunities?

The MIB degree is particularly relevant for those who seek career advancement in the commercial, inter-governmental and non-profit sectors, and others who wish to extend their skills in the analysis and interpretation of the global business environment. An MIB is an international business degree that will advance your international business and management knowledge and give you the skills to operate from a global perspective. This degree is specifically designed for recent graduates and young working professionals to build on undergraduate credentials and further strengthen business skills.

This degree will open up an attractive range of career advancement options; this degree is a perfect stepping stone to a diverse and exciting range of career opportunities.

  • Multi-national manager
  • International manager
  • New business manager
  • Regional manager
  • Export and important manager
  • International negotiator
  • Management analyst
  • Import/export agent
  • Foreign business advisor
  • International management consultant

In the MIB you will develop advanced and vital skills in analysis, problem solving, research and communication that can be applied in a variety of organisational settings. These skills will be demonstrated in a better understanding of the international world, exhibiting cross-cultural competence and ethical values.

 

Accreditation

Accredited by the CHE. Registration: NQF Level 9, SAQA ID 90595

Programme code

MOIB512

What is Master of International Business?

The MIB is an international business degree that will advance your international business and management knowledge and give you the skills to operate from a global perspective. This Master of International Business degree is specifically designed for recent graduates and young working professionals to build on undergraduate credentials and further strengthen business skills. Choose a business management degree from one of the top business schools in SA, choose IIE MSA today.

What is the duration of study for the MIB?

Students at IIE MSA can choose to complete the programme in 1.5 years full-time.

What are the subjects offered as the MIB module?

During the MIB programme, a wide range of elective modules are applicable, depending on your area of interest and career goals. Learning is focused on international business, accounting, marketing and management. For a more detailed programme outline on the International Business majors email enquiries@iiemsa.co.za

Fees for 2019
  • Domestic

    R 97 500 (1 year)
    ** Take note the 0.5 years will be charged at 2020 fee rate available at the end of Semester 2 2019.

    Fees are subject to change annually.

  • International

    R 97 500 (1 year)
    ** Take note the 0.5 years will be charged at 2020 fee rate available at the end of Semester 2 2019.

    Fees are subject to change annually.

    International fee per 48 credit points
    48 credit points represents a standard full-time course load for a year

Domestic/South African students are advise to pay 30% of their semester fee before enrolment and the balance by the published payment due date. Alternative payment arrangement can be applied for to pay each unit in full before the commencement date of the unit.

Payment dates are earlier if you are a commencing international student. This is to allow 6-8 weeks for your study visa applications to be processed prior to enrolment. To avoid delays obtaining a study visa, commencing international students must pay a 30% deposit before enrolling to allow 6-8 weeks for study visa applications and 50% balance on or before enrolment.

For more information regarding fees please visit the Fee structure

Payment Methods

For more information on our payment methods visit https://www.iiemsa.co.za/pay-fees/

Intake

First Semester (February)

Attendances

On-campus at South Africa : full-time

Entry requirements

Minimum Admission Requirements

An appropriate HEQSF Level 8 Honours degree ; OR
A relevant Postgraduate Diploma or appropriate equivalent with an average of 60%

Students who do not meet the admission requirements may be eligible for admission via alternate means such as RPL. Please enquire at the campus for assistance.

Please note, requirements for entry to this qualification are correct at the time of publication. However, these may change.

Applications

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Entry requirements

International Students

A SAQA NQF L8 Evaluation Certificate in an appropriate field

Students who do not meet the admission requirements may be eligible for admission via alternate means such as RPL. Please enquire at the campus for assistance.

Please note, requirements for entry to this qualification are correct at the time of publication. However, these may change.

Applications

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Contact us

011 950 4009 enquiries@iiemsa.co.za
From outside South Africa
+27 11 950 4009

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