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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

CRICOS 001521M

No new admissions into this program for 2017.

Future students interested in this degree for 2016 and onwards, please visit Bachelor of Commerce

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.
  • Entry Requirements

    No new admissions into this program for 2017.

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    Selection Criteria

    Alternative entry pathways
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    International applicants

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    Not offered to international students.

  • Fees and Scholarships

    No new admissions into this program for 2017.

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    Scholarships

    These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.

    Find a Scholarship.

  • Careers

    Career Readiness

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

    The University of Adelaide Careers Service prepares, inspires and empowers students to achieve successful career transitions and connect with industry.

    Graduate Attributes

    The objective of this program is to produce graduates with specific attributes as outlined in University of Adelaide Graduate Attributes.
    1. Deep discipline knowledge
    2. Critical thinking and problem solving
    3. Teamwork and communication skills
    4. Career and leadership readiness
    5. Intercultural and ethical competency
    6. Self-awareness and emotional intelligence

    Industry Placement

    Work Placement: [Can include]

     

    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).

    Potential careers

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

  • Global Learning

    A Global Learning Experience is an integral component to your academic journey at The University of Adelaide. The university is committed to offering its students the opportunity to study overseas through a range of degrees offered via the Global Learning Office, including student exchange, study tours, short study degrees, internships and placements. There are many exciting opportunities in Europe, Asia, the Americas, Africa, and Oceania ranging from a few weeks to a full academic year.

    To find Global Learning opportunities available in your study area click Global Experiences.

  • Degree 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.

    Academic Program Rules

    The Calendar is a comprehensive handbook of the University's academic program rules.

     

    Example Study Plan

    Indicative study plan
    Year level 1
    Core Courses ACCTING 1002: Introductory Accounting I
    ECON 1012: Principles of Economics I
    COMMLAW 1004: Commercial Law I
    COMMGMT 1005: Introduction to Management I
    MARKETNG 1001: Introduction to Marketing I
    CORPFIN 1002: Business Finance I

    Plus
    ECON 1008: Business and Economic Statistics I
    or
    STATS 1000 Statistical Practice I
    Year level 2
    Core Courses INTBUS 2500: International Business II
    ECON 2500: International Trade and Investment Policy II
    PROF 2000: Professional Practice II
    COMMLAW 2502: Legal Aspects of International Business II


    Year level 3
    Core Courses COMMGMT 3500 Managing Across Cultures III
    MARKETNG 3501: International Marketing III

    COMMERCE 3600: International Study Tour
    or
    An approved elective

    Electives Eight electives with at least two courses at level III Commerce
    Capstone (Required) INTBUS 3501: Corporate Responsibility for Global Business III
    NOTE: CURRENT STUDENTS, please visit the link below for your study plan templates: http://www.adelaide.edu.au/professions/hub/ug/downloads/ 

    Assessment

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

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Last updated: Thursday, 12 May 2016

 

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