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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Course Details

  • On-campus at Caulfield: Full time

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

  • 3 years (full time)
Start date
First Semester (February), Second Semester (July)
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 (International students)

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

At the time of enrolment in a course at Monash University, you must be at least 17 years of age.

View all minimum age requirements.

All Monash undergraduate courses require you to have successfully completed a minimum of an Australian Year 12 qualification (or equivalent) and achieve the required academic entry score. Most Monash faculties generally use your most recent studies for admission however other guidelines may apply where your prior qualification may be considered.

Entry requirements for each qualification level are as follows:

All Monash undergraduate courses require you to satisfy English entry requirements in one of the following ways:

If you do not meet the above English proficiency test scores, consider Monash English Bridging. Some Monash courses however do not accept Monash English Bridging.

The English measures outlined above must be completed within 2 years prior to the Monash course commencement date (other time limitations may apply as outlined in the Monash University Procedure). If you have completed several measures of English proficiency over a period of time, the highest valid measure will be accepted.

Monash University reserve the right to ask students to complete an English proficiency test to meet English course requirements upon request.

Further information can be located at English language requirements.

All Monash University undergraduate courses require you to have previously studied and achieved required Australian level standards in certain specific subject known as prerequisite subjects.

You must satisfy the following prerequisite subject requirements for this course:

Meeting prerequisite subject requirements from other international qualifications:

You can still meet the above prerequisite subject requirements if you have completed other international qualifications. These subjects will be assessed on a case by case basis when you apply.

Alternative pathways

If you don't satisfy the requirements for direct entry consider these pathway options.

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