Bachelor of International Business

This program provides students with foundational knowledge and skills drawn from those disciplines which are essential in the management of a modern business – Accounting, Statistics and Data Management, Business Information Systems and Communications. It then focuses on the special challenges associated with conducting business across national borders, diverse and different cultures, different legal and regulatory environments, and different time zones in the modern business environment.

Key Facts

Delivery Mode
Duration
Admission Criteria
Start Dates 2020
Cricos Code
Anual Tuition Fee
On campus
Full time: 3 years Part time: 6 years* *Part time for domestic students only
ATAR: 60 (minimum), or equivalent
February 17 June 8 September 28
0102178
AU$21,666

Graduate Employment Opportunities

Graduates will be equipped to pursue careers in several disciplines within a wide range of multi-national companies, government agencies, Trade Commission, any organisation with global business connections, consulting firms, media companies, and NGOs.

Waratah Institute graduates will be equipped to pursue careers in a wide range of organisational functions such business development, international marketing and international human resources.

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Program Study Requirements

Each unit involves 12 hours of study per week, comprising 3 hours of facilitated study and 9 hours self-directed study.

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Assessment

Case studies, participation, quizzes, research projects, presentations, reports, examinations. Further details are provided with unit description below.

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Materials and Resource Requirements

Students are required to have access to a computer and program specific software. Further details are available below.

Admission Criteria

Applicant
Educational and other qualifications, skills, prerequisite occupation(s)
Applicants with work and life experience (finished secondary education more than two years ago)
A demonstrated ability to undertaken study at the required level, due to relevant and appropriate work and life experience. This can be demonstrated through: broadly relevant work experience; and/or formal, informal or non-formal study completed or partially completed; and/or written submission
Domestic applicants with recent secondary education (within the past two years)
ATAR of 60 (minimum), or equivalent.
Special considerations
Applicants will be considered for admission based on special considerations or disadvantage who can demonstrate ability to undertake study at the required level.
International applicants
IELTS academic overall band score 6.0, with a minimum sub-score of 5.5 in writing, reading, speaking and listening (or equivalent). This admission criteria is additional to meeting one of the criteria noted above
International applicants with recent secondary education (within the past two years)
Successful completion of a school leaving examination.
Applicants with higher education study
Successful completion of at least one unit of study in an accredited higher education program.
Applicants with vocational education and training (VET) study
Successful completion of at least one unit of competency with a theoretical focus within a qualification at Diploma level (AQF 5) or higher.

Further details can be accessed from the AIBI HE ‘Admissions Policy’ and ‘English Language Proficiency Policy’.

Qualifications issued overseas deemed equivalent to accredited qualifications issued in Australia will suffice to meet admission criteria. Equivalency will be determined through the Country Education Profiles.

Program Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this program, graduates will have

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Knowledge

A broad and coherent knowledge of the theories, concepts, and principles of a range of business-related fields and disciplines including leadership, economics, marking, accounting, supply chain and logistics, trade agreements, human resources, management, and marketing. A deeper knowledge of the particular issues associated with conducting business across national borders, different cultures, different legal and regulatory environments, and different time zones in the modern business environment

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Skills

Cognitive and technical skills to facilitate problem solving and critical thinking in a business environment, and to present reasoned arguments and analysis of key business and technical data. Communication skills to facilitate working effectively with people and teams, especially those from different cultural and linguistic backgrounds, and to present clear and coherent information in recognised and expected business, professional, and academic formats.

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Application of Knowledge and Skills

With initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in international business practice. In diverse contexts. With responsibility and accountability for their own learning and professional practice and in collaboration with others within broad international parameters.