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Languages and International Business, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #601 (ARWU) Armidale, Australia| Online
The Languages and International Business program offered at University of New England students spend an academic year in the country of their language major with one trimester of academic study at a partner university, followed by either one trimester of work placement or an additional trimester of academic study. 
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The Languages and International Business program offered at University of New England degree aims to equip students with the language skills (in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Indonesian, Japanese or Spanish), solid international business knowledge, and intercultural and cross-cultural understanding that will enable them to function effectively in an international work environment both in Australia and overseas.

This unique in-country experience will equip graduates with first-hand experience of a work environment in their target language and culture.

Career Opportunities

Examples include careers in international business; finance and economics; international marketing; management (especially in international agencies and companies); international relations; public relations; diplomacy; international law; tourism; as well as a range of public sector opportunities (eg, foreign affairs, policy, intelligence, security); translation and editing services.

Knowledge of a Discipline

Graduates will be able to demonstrate specific theoretical and practical knowledge and skills related to their target language and culture(s), and international business. They will also have the capacity to become global citizens who will aspire to contribute to culturally and linguistically diverse societies in a comprehensive and meaningful way in a multicultural, multilingual and global context. They will be able to operate successfully in a multicultural, multilingual, international and global context. This will be assessed throughout the course through a range of different activities.

Communication Skills

Graduates will be able to communicate in their target language effectively and confidently both orally and in written forms. They will have the capability to operate within the register used in professional life and in the workplace, and will be aware of how this can be further enhanced. This will be assessed through various written, oral and online assessments.

Problem Solving

Graduates will be able to apply logical, analytical and creative thinking to a range of problems in their target language(s) and create new knowledge and understanding. They will demonstrate this through the process of research and by critically and culturally appropriately discussing, evaluating and interpreting a variety of authentic sources using either English or their target language(s) as medium of communication. The twelve-month period of in-country study will also develop the skill of problem-solving in a practical and immediate manner in their daily interactions.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Average part-time duration 120 months
    • Duration description

      Up to 10 years

  • Credits
    192 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting 
  • International Business 
  • Introductory Microeconomics 
  • The International Economy 
  • Introduction to Business Law 
  • Communication for Business 
  • Fundamentals of Marketing 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • A candidate shall be qualified for admission (see Admission Undergraduate and Postgraduate (Coursework) Rule and Admission Undergraduate and Postgraduate (Coursework) Procedures).
  • Assumed knowledge is any two units of English.
  • Recommended studies Mathematics.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26880 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26880 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Armidale

  • 1500 - 2100 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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