The Bachelor of International Business (Honours) requires the completion of 48 units, which must consist of the following honours specialisation:
The final Honours Exit Level is the sum of all achieved course weightings. The course weighting is calculated for each individual course using the below formula:
(unit value of course/total units for degree) x final numerical grade of the course
- An AQF Level 7 Bachelor Degree, or international equivalent, completed within the last two years:
- that satisfies the requirements for the completion of an ANU International Business major or equivalent university study, and
- with a weighted average mark equivalent to an ANU 75 per cent calculated from the 36 units (i.e. 0.75 EFTSL) of courses eligible for inclusion in an ANU International Business major or equivalent, excluding 1000-level courses (i.e. introductory undergraduate courses), with the highest marks.
- and with the written approval of the Honours Convener.
At a minimum, all applicants must meet program-specific academic/non-academic requirements, and English language requirements. Admission to ANU is on a competitive basis as the number of places available in a program is limited. Admission to Honours is also subject to supervisory capacity and approval from the relevant Delegated Authority within the Academic College.
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Adjustment factors are additional points added to an applicant's Selection Rank (for example an applicant's ATAR). ANU offers adjustment factors based on performance and equity principles, such as for high achievement in nationally strategic senior secondary subjects and for recognition of difficult circumstances that students face in their studies.
Selection Rank adjustments are granted in accordance with the approved schedules, and no more than 15 (maximum 5 subject/performance-based adjustment factors and maximum 10 equity-based adjustment factors) can be awarded.
You may be considered for adjustment factors if you have:
- applied for an eligible ANU Bachelor degree program
- undertaken Australian Year 12 or the International Baccalaureate
- achieved an ATAR or equivalent at or above 70
- not previously attempted tertiary study.
Please visit the ANU Adjustment Factors website for further information.
Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)
For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees
- Annual indicative fee for international students
For further information on International Tuition Fees see: https://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/fees-payments/international-tuition-fees
All students are required to pay the Services and amenities fee (SA Fee)
The annual indicative fee provides an estimate of the program tuition fees for international students and domestic students (where applicable). The annual indicative fee for a program is based on the standard full-time enrolment load of 48 units per year (unless the program duration is less than 48 units). Fees for courses vary by discipline meaning that the fees for a program can vary depending on the courses selected. Course fees are reviewed on an annual basis and typically will increase from year to year. The tuition fees payable are dependent on the year of commencement and the courses selected and are subject to increase during the period of study.
For further information on Fees and Payment please see: https://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/fees-payments
ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.
Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are. Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.
For further information see the Scholarships website.
The Bachelor of International Business (Honours) builds on undergraduate studies in International Business. It comprises three compulsory research methodology courses, one elective course, and the completion of a research thesis.
The research thesis, taken over the entire year with the major emphasis occurring after completion of the coursework, is the critical part of the program as it provides evidence of the student's ability to undertake original research under supervision. Candidates attend the weekly Research School of Management Seminar Series, and present a seminar on their proposed thesis towards the end of their first semester.
ANU ranks among the world's very finest universities. Our nearly 100,000 alumni include political, business, government, and academic leaders around the world.
We have graduated remarkable people from every part of our continent, our region and all walks of life.
- Early career researchers looking to apply research skills in a knowledge intensive work environments (e.g. consulting or academia via PhD pathway)
- Junior knowledge workers in the private or public sectors challenged by the complexity of modern organisations
- Young entrepreneurs from a range of industries
- Early career employees from diverse backgrounds needing management knowledge and skills to enhance their career prospects
- Junior consultants seeking leading edge thinking on management practice policy advisers designing, implementing or evaluating policies
- Entry-level management, leadership, consultant, coordination or administration positions in areas such as sales, advertising, marketing, corporate services, tourism, hospitality, health, welfare, social services, administration, public relations, policy, planning, production, education services, customer services, facilities and construction.
- Demonstrate a sound knowledge and critical understanding of research design and methods in the field of international business
- Apply that knowledge to the development of a research proposal and research plan
- Develop the capacity to perform high-level independent research
- Exhibit in-depth knowledge of their chosen research topic
Information on inherent requirements is currently not available for this program.
The Bachelor of International Business (Honours) will be commencing in Semester 1 (February) only each year. Entry in Semester 2 (July) can be considered only for part-time students. Please consult with the Research School of Management before applying.
Deadline for S1 is 30th November (11:55pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time).
Notification of outcome: Applicants will be notified of the outcome for admission by 15th January
If applicants are successful in receiving an offer, the acceptance deadline is 31st January
Applicants must provide complete documentation, including a certified or coloured copy of testamur and final transcript (except for ANU students). Applicants are required to stipulate proposed supervisor and general research area.
All of the documents are required by 10th December