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International Business, Bachelor

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #274 (QS) , | Online
An International Business degree from University of South Australia with a specialisation in international business will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to succeed on the world stage.

About

Degree overview

  • Study at the No.1 Business School in South Australia for graduate careers.
  • This International Business degree from University of South Australia helps you establish an international career and understand the challenges of micro-organisations and large multinationals.
  • Choose from specialist courses in economics or marketing.
  • Learn more about working with state-owned enterprises, different trade systems, and business in Asia.
  • Complete an optional internship or overseas study experience.
  • Enhance your skills by learning an additional language (French, Italian, Japanese or English) through the Diploma in Languages, which can be studied concurrently with this degree.
  • The University of South Australia Business School is in the top one per cent worldwide and has been awarded an overall five stars for excellence in the QS Stars Ratings 2019.

Career outcomes

Your career

As the No.1 Business School in South Australia for graduate careers1, our quality teaching and experiences beyond the classroom will ensure you graduate career-ready.

There are many global career paths for an international business professional to aspire to. You could consider careers such as:

  • Business analyst: interpreting data and reporting on it; making recommendations based on research findings; applying qualitative and quantitative techniques to interpret data
  • Foreign policy adviser: researching issues such as trade, energy and human rights, and providing the government with findings to inform decision-making
  • Foreign services officer: promoting and protecting a country’s interests and citizens overseas; responsibilities can be political, commercial or consular, such as: monitoring political and economic developments in other countries, assisting citizens who are overseas, processing visa applications
  • Import & Export coordinator: understanding domestic and world economies; customer service; acting as a point of communication between national and international stakeholders; arranging shipments, administering orders, pricing and invoice management
  • International business development officer: working with business and advising on business plans; advising on investment, finance and marketing strategies; analysing domestic and global economic factors on business; advising businesses on growth opportunities
  • International business manager: planning and directing the operations of business units; duties can include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources
  • International economist: researching and analysing economics issues; conducting surveys, collecting data and preparing reports; interpreting and forecasting market trends; advising government and industry bodies on important economic issues
  • Project coordinator: ensuring projects are delivered on time and according to project plans; managing project team resources; scheduling, preparation and resource forecasting; managing vendors and suppliers; managing budgets
  • Public relations specialist: working with organisations and individuals to build and maintain a positive image; developing and implementing PR campaigns; combining international communication skills with local know-how

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • If you require a student visa, you will need to allow additional time to apply for a student visa.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Career Development for Professionals 
  • Business Law 
  • Accounting for Business 
  • Marketing Principles: Trading and Exchange 
  • Australia in the Asian Century 
  • Principles of Economics 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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:

    60

    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    50

    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

CRICOS CODE: 088328D

  • Meet any prerequisite requirements with a minimum grade of C- or equivalent
  • Qualify for the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE), and achieved a competitive Selection Rank (ATAR), or
  • Complete secondary qualifications equivalent to SACE, or
  • Complete the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum score of 24 points

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    31000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31000 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

  • Domestic Students: Commonwealth Supported

Living costs for Adelaide

  • 1328 - 2480 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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