International Business

Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) in International Business

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Do you want to learn how to build a successful business career anywhere in the world? You will have opportunities to travel while you study or take on an industry placement.

Key details for

  • Selection Rank

    • 70
  • Course Code

    • B1359
  • Study Mode

    • Part or full-time
      (Student visa holders must study full-time)
  • Course Duration

    • 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
  • CRICOS Code

    • 096879F
  • Course Code

    • B1359
  • Study Mode

    • Part or full-time
      (Student visa holders must study full-time)
  • Course Duration

    • 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent

Course Description

In Australia and across the world, organisations are looking for ways to expand and operate across international borders.

This course is the only one of its kind in WA, giving you the skills and experience you need to succeed in the world of international business.

As you develop your strategic decision-making abilities, put your cross-cultural skills into practice and explore new ways of thinking, you’ll build a skillset that would be essential to practically any business operation.

You’ll explore management, marketing and finance, which will provide you with a global perspective and allow you to get results doing business across international borders.

8 reasons to study International Business

  • Explore new ways of thinking to help you succeed in a range of careers across the world.
  • Work with real international organisations on real projects as part of our work integrated learning program.
  • Build your network of contacts by becoming a member of professional bodies and associations through our industry connections.
  • Learn from experts in international business as they share their experience and insights from a range of perspectives.
  • We consulted with our academics, industry contacts and students in designing this course – so your skills and knowledge will be relevant when you step into the working world to begin your career.
  • We understand you learn by doing and that’s why our commerce assessments are based on real world learning and application rather than theory.
  • Students studying a Bachelor of Commerce may be eligible to enrol in Murdoch University's MasterClass Program. MasterClass gives students the opportunity to complete a postgraduate qualification while still studying their undergraduate degree. We are the only Australian university to offer this opportunity.
  • Future proof your career. Gain the kind of management, negotiation and problem-solving skills that will help you in any career path you choose, in a rapidly changing world.

Some of the things you’ll learn

  • international marketing
  • strategic international management
  • business in society
  • international logistics
  • international business management.

Your future career

You could work in practically any industry or sector.

Careers could include:

  • Business Manager
  • International Marketing Manager
  • Import/Export Advisor
  • International Engagement Officer
  • Foreign Affairs Advisor.

You might work for state and federal government agencies, non-governmental organisations (known as NGOs), not-for-profit organisations, major international brands or in other areas.

Recommended double majors

Recommended combined degrees

For more details about this course, please download our information pack.

  • Location

    • Perth campus or external
  • Mid-year Intake

    • Mid-year start available (Domestic students)
    • Mid-year start available (International students)
  • Study Area(s)

Course Structure

Each course has a number of credit points that must be completed for you to graduate. Find out what’s required to meet the credit points for this course.

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At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. Use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.

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We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. We therefore offer eligible students a wide range of scholarships, prizes and awards across a variety of categories. Find out what scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.

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At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your offer, however you can use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.

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Be welcomed into the Murdoch University community with one of our three different Welcome Scholarships: the International Welcome Scholarship, International Welcome Scholarship – Australia or International Honours Welcome Scholarship.

The Australian Government also offers scholarships to students from developing countries through the Australia Awards Scholarship program.

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Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system.

Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 2, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system.

Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system.

Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 2, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system.

 

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  • Check the course details
  • Check the entry requirements for the course to clarify your eligibility
  • Check your eligibility for a scholarship
  • Prepare your documentation (see the checklist below)
  • Ask us any questions you might have (we're here to help!)
  • Now you're ready to apply!

Your Document Checklist

Ready to apply? Before you start, make sure you have some or all of the following documentation ready for a quick application.

  • Completed official Academic Transcripts and Certificates of Completion
  • ATAR results
  • STAT Test results

Your Document Checklist

Ready to apply? Before you start, make sure you have some or all of the following documentation ready for a quick application.

  • Complete or incomplete official Academic Transcripts and Certificates of Completion – both original and English translated versions
  • English Language Proficiency Document (if available)