Course

Bachelor of International Studies/Bachelor of Business and Commerce

Approved Abbreviation: BIntlSt/BBus&Com


Western Sydney University Course Code: 1688.2

AQF Level: 7

CRICOS Code: 071477G


Course Status: CONTINUING
This version of the course is available only to continuing or completing students.


Students should follow the course structure for the course version relevant to the year they commenced. This version applies to students whose commencement year for this course is 2012 or later.

Units may be revised or replaced to ensure students are provided with up to date curriculum throughout their studies, and this may result in a new course version. Refer to the Check My Course Progress page in MySR for the most up to date information for your course.

Commencement Year 2011 - 1688.1 Bachelor of International Studies/Bachelor of Business and Commerce

This double degree program is designed for students who want to combine their interest and expertise in international relations and Asian Studies with a good understanding of basic business issues, complemented by a high level of knowledge relevant to a specific business discipline. Graduates will have a solid grounding in the relationships of societies, cultures, languages and systems of government within the international system. It develops students’ capacity to appreciate the historical development of relations among nation states and to analyse contemporary political, commercial, cultural, diplomatic and strategic links and developments. Students complete a major in Asian Studies and International Relations, a sub-major in either Japanese or Chinese language and a major in either International Business or Marketing.

Study Mode
Four years full-time

Course Advice

NameEmail
Course AdviceenquiriesHCA@westernsydney.edu.au

Location

CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Parramatta Campus - Victoria RoadFull TimeInternal See above

Admission

The following sets of Assumed Knowledge and Recommended Studies apply:

For Bachelor of International Studies:

Assumed knowledge: two units of Band 4 HSC English

Recommended studies: HSC English Standard, or equivalent.

For Bachelor of Business and Commerce:

HSC Mathematics and any two units of HSC English.

Applications from Australian and New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

http://www.uac.edu.au/

International applicants must apply directly to Western Sydney University via the International Office.

http://www.uws.edu.au/international

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English.

Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

International students applying to The University through the International Office can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on their website.

http://pubsites.uws.edu.au/international/

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 320 credit points as prescribed in the structure below. Students who complete this award will graduate with a Bachelor of International Studies and a Bachelor of Business and Commerce, with the majors from both degree courses noted on the testamur. Students complete 160cp of Bachelor of International Studies units and 160 cp of Bachelor of Business Commerce units.

Students who wish to exit this double degree after the third year and graduate with a Bachelor of International Studies must have completed 240 credit points and completed 24 units as listed below in Years 1 to 3.

Years 1 to 3

Students must complete the following four core units from the Bachelor of Arts

100958Australia and the World
100846Analytical Reading and Writing
100968Texts and Traditions
100960Contemporary Society

And

Students must complete eight units from the following Bachelor of International Studies Major

M1032Asian Studies and International Relations

And

Students must complete four units from the following Bachelor of International Studies Sub Majors

SM1035Chinese
SM1037Japanese

And

Students must complete eight units from the Bachelor of Business and Commerce from the Parramatta Campus

Bachelor of Business and Commerce

Year 4

Students complete a further 80 credit points from the Bachelor of Business and Commerce units.

Students need to select from either International Business or Marketing - as per the following Course Structures:

Bachelor of International Studies/ Bachelor of Business and Commerce (International Business)

Year 1

Autumn session

200336Business Academic Skills
200032Statistics for Business

BA Core Unit

BA Core Unit

Spring session

200083Marketing Principles
200184Introduction to Business Law

BA Core Unit

BA Core Unit

Year 2

Autumn session

101442Asia in the World
200571Management Dynamics

Two level 2 units from Bachelor of International Studies major or Sub-major unit pool

Spring session

200525Principles of Economics

Three level 2 units from Bachelor of International Studies as per course structure

Year 3

Autumn session

200101Accounting Information for Managers

Three level 3 units from either the Major or Sub-major of the Bachelor of International Studies as per the course structure

Spring session

200591Introduction to International Business

Three level 3 units from either the Major or Sub Major of the Bachelor of International Studies as per the course structure

Year 4

Autumn session

200094International Marketing
200541Globalisation and Trade
200595International Business Finance
200589Export Strategy and Applications

Spring session

200374International Marketing Research
200626International Business Strategy
200590International Business Project

Choose one of

200098The Markets of Asia
200099The Markets of Europe

Bachelor of International Studies/ Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Marketing)

Year 1

Autumn session

200336Business Academic Skills
200032Statistics for Business

BA Core Unit

BA Core Unit

Spring session

200083Marketing Principles
200184Introduction to Business Law

BA Core Unit

BA Core Unit

Year 2

Autumn session

101442Asia in the World
200571Management Dynamics

And two level 2 units from Bachelor of International Studies Major or Sub-major unit pool

Spring session

200525Principles of Economics

And three level 2 units from Bachelor of International Studies as per course structure

Year 3

Autumn session

200101Accounting Information for Managers

And three level 3 units from either the Major or Sub-major of the Bachelor of International Studies as per the course structure

Spring session

200084Consumer Behaviour

And three level 3 units from either the Major or Sub Major of the Bachelor of International Studies as per the course structure

Year 4

Autumn session

200086Marketing Communications
200592Marketing Research
200087Strategic Marketing Management
200094International Marketing

Spring session

200090Marketing of Services
200088Brand and Product Management
200091Business to Business Marketing
200096Marketing Planning Project


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