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Bachelor of Commerce (International Business)

Degree Type Bachelor

Duration 3 years full-time or part-time equiv.

SATAC Code N/A

2014
ATAR
80

The Bachelor of Commerce (International Business) is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in international business management. Students develop a broad foundation of business knowledge and undertake specialised studies in international management and international marketing. In addition, students complete  either one semester of study abroad, study a foreign language or undertake international cultural studies.
  • Program Structure
    All students commence in the Bachelor of Commerce and complete the first year of the program before choosing to specialise. The first year
    provides students with the foundation necessary for a commerce graduate and includes core courses in accounting, economics and business data analysis.

    In the second and third years, students choose to specialise in International business. This specialisation is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in international business management. The program provides a broad foundation in business as well as specialised studies in international management and international marketing. In addition, students complete either one semester of study abroad, study a foreign language or undertake international cultural studies.
  • Assessment

    May include, but not limited to: Examinations, Group Assignments, Individual Assignments, Consulting Projects, Presentations, Quizzes, Tests, Tutorial Work as prescribed within each course.

  • Related Programs
  • Admission and Fee Information

    Choose your applicant type to view the relevant admissions information for this program.
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    Domestic applicants

    Not a domestic applicant?

    2014 CSP ATAR 80
    2014 CSP IB 27
    Annual tuition fees
    Commonwealth-supported place: $9,925
    Mid-year entry? Yes
    Deferment? Yes - 2 year
    Enquiries Ask Adelaide
    Selection Criteria
    Year 12 applicants
    You must not have completed more than 2 years full time equivalent university study (48 units). You compete for a place with your Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR).

    Alternative entry pathways
    • Higher Education applicants
      You must have completed at least half a year full time equivalent university study. A Grade Point Average (GPA) is calculated for each separate program you have undertaken (apart from some double degree programs where the GPA is combined). You compete on the basis of your best GPA.
    • VET applicants
      You must have completed an AQF Certificate IV or above from a Registered Training Organisation. Your application will be ranked according to the level of the award.
    • Special Entry applicants
      You must be 18 years or over before 1 February 2015. If you have studied at higher education level in the last two years (for 2015 entry this means you were enrolled in either 2013 or 2014), you must not have accumulated more than a TOTAL of 2 years full-time (or part-time equivalent) higher education study (ie. including any study prior to 2013). If you meet this criteria, you will be ranked according to your result in the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT). Your STAT result is not weighted between verbal and quantitative components. Indigenous applicants may be eligible for entry through the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Access Scheme. See Wirltu Yarlu for further information.
    • Without formal qualifications?
      You may be eligible for our special access schemes.
    • Other Entry Pathways
    How to Apply

    International applicants

    Not an international applicant?

    International ATAR 80
    IB 27
    IELTS Overall 6 [more info]
    Annual tuition fees International student place: $31,500
    Mid-year entry? Yes
    CRICOS 001521M
    Enquiries Ask Adelaide
    Selection Criteria
    Equivalent Scores
    International ATAR 80
    IB 27
    IELTS
    Overall
    Reading
    Listening
    Speaking
    Writing
    6
    5.5
    5.5
    6
    6
    A-Level 9
    UEC [Malaysia] 15
    SAT [US] 1770
    OSSD OAC [Canadian Pre-U] 75
    Eynesbury Foundation Program 380
    Bradford Foundation Program 77
    How to Apply

    International applicants applying with Australian year 12 results

    Not an international applicant applying with Australian year 12 results?

    International ATAR 80
    Annual tuition fees International student place: $31,500
    Mid-year entry? Yes
    Enquiries Ask Adelaide
    Selection Criteria
  • Study Plans

    The study plans given are examples of pathways through this degree.

    Indicative study plan
    Year level 1
    Core Courses ECON 1004: Principles of Microeconomics I
    ECON 1000: Principles of Macroeconomics I
    ECON 1008: Business and Economic Statistics I
    COMMLAW 1004: Commercial Law I 
    ACCTING 1002: Accounting for Decision Makers I
    COMMGMT 1001: Introduction to Management I
    MARKETNG 1001: Introduction to Marketing I
    ECON 1009: International Financial Institutions and Markets I
    Year level 2
    Core Courses INTBUS 2500: International Business II
    ECON 2500: International Trade and Investment Policy II
    Two Commerce Level II courses
    Electives Four Level II electives*
    Year level 3
    Core Courses COMMGMT 3500: International Management III
    MARKETNG 3501: International Marketing III
    INTBUS 3501: Corporate Responsibility for Global Business III
    COMMLAW 3502: Legal Aspects of International Business III
    Electives Four Level III electives*
    *Additional Requirements:

    The equivalent of one semester of full-time study undertaken at an approved institution abroad
    or
    at least 9 units of approved Humanities and Social Sciences courses 
    or
    at least 12 units of foreign language studies
    or
    completion of the Diploma of Languages. 
    NOTE: CURRENT STUDENTS, please visit the link below for your study plan templates: http://www.adelaide.edu.au/professions/hub/ug/downloads/





     

     

  • Career Opportunities
    Career options in International Business may include working in government or for an international non government organisation such as an aid agency. Other potential carrer opportunities include working in the banking sector, tourism, hospitatlity or airlines.

    Potential careers

    Business Consultant, Export / Import trade, International Trade or Business Analyst, Manager / Business Management, Business Analyst, Diplomatic corps, Foreign Affairs, Intelligence Officer

  • Graduate Attributes
  • Professional Accreditation

    The University's business programs have been awarded a five year international accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) http://www.aacsb.edu/accreditation/ 

    AACSB accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education and has been earned by less than 5% of the world's business schools.

    This means the University of Adelaide's Business Degrees are recognised internationally for their high quality.

    Completion of appropriate courses within this program leads to membership of professional associations such as the Australian Institute of Management (AIM), the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) and the Australain Marketing Institute (AMI).

  • Work Placement

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  • Program Rules

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  • Further Information

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Last updated: Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014

 

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