International Business - B2005

Globalisation and disruption have fundamentally changed the way we do business. Whether it’s your ambition to run a start-up or work for a multinational, an international perspective is vital to every aspect of your career.

The Bachelor of International Business is tailor made to not only give you that mindset – but the skills to turn your international insights into a successful career. Here, thinking bigger is just part of thinking about business. You will be challenged to understand the global forces that shape markets and trade around the world. Once you have the skills, you’ll be an asset to any organisation that wants to work smarter in today’s world.

A Bachelor of International Business provides an understanding of the issues affecting international firms, including their strategy, policies and operations. The course will equip you with the key economic, financial, political, legal, managerial and strategic skills required for international business, putting you in a position to support businesses operating in an international economy.

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At a glance

Subject prerequisites
English Maths Sciences / Other
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Course Details

Location
  • On-campus at Caulfield: Full time & part time
Note:

This course may be taken in an accelerated mode, where you’ll be required to undertake more than the standard annual load of 48 credit points in order to complete the course in two calendar years

Duration
  • 3 years (full time)
  • 6 years (part time)
Start date
First Semester (February)
Qualification
Bachelor of International Business
Course Handbook

International business provides you with an inter-disciplinary understanding of issues affecting contemporary international firms, their strategy, corporate policies and operations. International business develops your knowledge and skills for the international economic, financial, political, legal, managerial and strategic environment of business.

This course may be taken in an accelerated mode, where you’ll be required to undertake more than the standard annual load of 48 credit points in order to complete the course in two calendar years.

“One of the main reasons I chose the Bachelor of International Business was it’s global focus. I wanted to study a degree where it would look broader than just Australia, and where I could get an understanding of different countries and how their economies work, their history and their cultures.” – Daniel Swanborough (Bachelor of International Business)

“To the students who want to study the Bachelor of International Business, I would just say go for it, because it is a very modern and relevant degree, and the way it’s taught will completely change your perception of the modern business world. It will really give you all the skills necessary to just step into your career.” – Akila Narayan (Bachelor of International B…

Success stories

“I think the best thing from the BIB were the skills that I learnt because of the flipped classroom model. There was a lot of engagement with the others in your class and also you did get a lot of exposure to presenting which is very important in the job I'm doing.“ – Zac Ticehurst (Bachelor of International Business)

Hear from our graduates

“As the world is becoming more interrelated, companies are increasingly looking for people who are not just academically intelligent, but also those who are culturally literate, so the BIB really prepared me for that.“ – Marina Kobayashi (Bachelor of International Business)

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements (Domestic students)

You need to satisfy all of the following requirements to be considered for entry into this course.

Qualifications

Equivalent Australian Year 12

Alternative qualifications and prerequisites

For other domestic and international qualification entry requirements and scores for this course use the study credit and admissions eligibility search.

English requirements

Applicants must also meet the English language requirements.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Extra Requirements

Applicants are strongly advised to complete the VTAC Personal Statement. This ensures all relevant information is considered in the selection process.

The course develops through the themes of foundation business knowledge, specialist discipline knowledge, capstone experience, and in addition includes elective study.

Partner with another course

Double degree courses allow you to study towards two different degrees at the same time, and graduate with two separate qualifications. And because a required subject in one course can count as an elective in the other, our double degrees take up to two years less than if you studied for the two degrees separately.

Making the application

Future students

Semester one (February)

Applications for on campus studies should be made online through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre

Apply through VTAC

Semester two (July)

Apply directly to Monash using course code B2005.

Apply

Applicants are strongly advised to complete the personal statement. This ensures all relevant information is considered in the selection process.

Current Monash students

You may apply to transfer from another Monash course. Transfers are a competitive process. You may apply mid-year for available courses however consideration will be given as to whether you will be able to follow your course progression.

Please note that if you apply for a course transfer, you should still enrol in your current course as if you were continuing so as not to jeopardise your enrolment in the Faculty if your transfer application is unsuccessful. More about Course Transfer...

Self assess for credit eligibility

Check for study credit using the "Credit search" link on the Credit for prior study page

Fees

Fees are subject to change annually.

Commonwealth supported place (CSP)

The average annual student contribution amount is:

A$13,500

Note: see information on how average fee is calculated.

Fee assistance

As a Commonwealth supported student, you may be able to either:

Full fee

Fees are per 48 credit points which represents a standard full-time course load for a year.

A$31,700

Scholarships

We offer over 360 types of scholarships, valued at up to $280,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.

Other fees

The Student Services and Amenities Fee applies to some students each calendar year.