Brief Introduction of Discipline

The discipline of International Business, a second level discipline belonging to Applied Economics, dates back to the discipline of International Trade established in 1987. It obtained the authority to confer Master’s Degree of International Trade and Master’s Degree of Applied Economics respectively in1997 and 2011. There are now 7 doctoral supervisors, 11 professors and 18 associate professors, of whom there is 1 enjoying governmental special allowance and 1 with the tile of Talent of New Century.
The School of Business and Economics of Monash University is the largest of its kind in Australia, and its discipline of International Business, which enrolls students from all over the world, is highly appreciated by employers in and out of Australia.

Training Objectives

This jointly-offered program aims to produce a high-level team of compound pro-application special talents of international business. They are expected to accommodate the need of economic globalization and well qualify for international business operation and management in enterprises and agencies concerning foreign affairs, governmental bodies as well as social organizations. Therefore, they are expected to arm themselves with sound political morality and professional ethics, solid knowledge of international business

Research Direction

1 International Trade
2 International Economics
3 International Management

Thesis Requirement

(1) Literature Reading (for reference only, the same below)
Read at least 15 literature worksconcerning the subject of the thesis and orientation of research.
(2) Thesis Writing
The thesis must be well structured and clearly conceptualized with reasonable argumentation and adequate data, conforming to the “Regulations of Thesis Format for the Postgraduate Students of Southeast University”. It may take various forms like theoretical and policy studies, case study, survey report of global market, business plan or feasibility report of a project.
(3) Academic level of thesis  
The thesis must be closely linked with international business practice, showing students’ ability to apply the theory and methods of international business to the analysis and resolution of real problems.