• Total units 48 Units
  • Areas of interest Commerce, International Business, Management, Business Administration
  • Major code INTB-MAJ
International Business Major

The major in International Business incorporates a range of disciplines to analyse the principal issues and considerations in the growth and functioning of international businesses. Students are introduced to important concepts and practices in analysing the international business environment, and in operating and growing international businesses. The core courses in the major aim to develop skills and competencies in international business relating to the international business environment, as well as strategic management, societal business systems, marketing and human resource management in an international business context. Depending on the electives chosen, students have the option of developing their understanding of specific societal business systems, as well as developing their understanding of cross-cultural, supply chain and human resource management issues in an international business context.


Application of knowledge and skills

Graduates with a major in International Business will demonstrate the application of international business knowledge and skills:

  • with initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in professional practice and/or scholarship;
  • to adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts; and,
  • with responsibility and accountability for own learning and professional practice and in collaboration with others within broad parameters.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Review, analyse, consolidate and synthesise international business knowledge;

  2. Demonstrate a broad understanding of international business knowledge with depth in some areas;

  3. Exercise critical thinking and judgement in identifying and solving problems with intellectual independence;

  4. Present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of international business knowledge and ideas.

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Requirements

This major requires the completion of 48 units, which must consist of:


12 units from the completion of the following course(s):

BUSI2025 - International Business (6 units)

BUSI3020 - International Strategic Management (6 units)


6 units from the completion of the following course(s):

BUSI2023 - Dynamics of Asian Business (6 units)

BUSI2024 - Dynamics of Business in the Middle East (6 units)

BUSI2034 - Dynamics of European Business (6 units)


6 units from the completion of the following course(s):

BUSI3024 - International Marketing (6 units)

MGMT3025 - International Human Resource Management (6 units)


24 units from the completion of the following course(s):

ANIP3003 - Australian National Internships Program Internship A (6 units)

BUSI2022 - Dynamics of Business in the Americas (6 units)

BUSI2023 - Dynamics of Asian Business (6 units)

BUSI2024 - Dynamics of Business in the Middle East (6 units)

BUSI2034 - Dynamics of European Business (6 units)

BUSI3024 - International Marketing (6 units)

BUSI3028 - Business in China (6 units)

BUSI3029 - Cross-Cultural Management (6 units)

BUSI3030 - International Supply Chain Management (6 units)


CBEA3002 - Social Enterprise Experience (6 units)

OR CBEA3066 - Global Business Immersion (6 units)


CBEA3070 - ANU College of Business and Economics Internship Project (UG) (6 or 12 units)

MGMT2004 - Negotiation (6 units)

MGMT3025 - International Human Resource Management (6 units)

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