Course

Bachelor of International Studies/Bachelor of Business and Commerce

Approved Abbreviation: BIntlSt/BBus&Com


Western Sydney University Course Code: 1688.4

AQF Level: 7

CRICOS Code: 071477G


Course Status: INACTIVE
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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 2014 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 2013 - 1688.3 Bachelor of International Studies/Bachelor of Business and Commerce

Commencement Year 2012 - 1688.2 Bachelor of International Studies/Bachelor of Business and Commerce

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, diplomatic and strategic links and developments. Students complete a major in International Relations and Asian Studies, a sub-major in either Japanese or Chinese language and a major in 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 Major from both degree courses noted on their testamur.

Students are eligible to graduate with a Bachelor of International Studies on completion of all 24 units listed in the first three years of the relevant sequence below.

Students who wish to exit this double degree after their third year and graduate with a Bachelor of International Studies must have completed 240 credit points and completed the units as listed below in Years 1, 2 and 3.

The conceptual design of this BIS/BBC double degree is as follows:

Students will complete 160 credit points of Bachelor of International Studies units and 160 credit points of Bachelor of Business and Commerce units as listed in the course structure below.

Years 1 to 3

In years 1 to 3 students complete:

Four BA/BIS core units

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

And

Eight BIS units offered in the following BIS major on Parramatta campus only:

M1055International Relations and Asian Studies

And

Four units from the following sub-majors available in the BIS course:

Note: The following sub-majors have inherent requirements, SM1078 - Chinese, & SM1080 - Japanese, Please see the link below:

Inherent Requirements

SM1080Japanese
SM1078Chinese

And

students will also complete 8 BBC units at Parramatta Campus

In Year 4 students will complete 80 credit points of Bachelor of Business and Commerce units

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

Year 1

Autumn session

BA Core Unit

BA Core Unit

200336Business Academic Skills
200032Statistics for Business

Spring session

BA Core Unit

BA Core Unit

200083Marketing Principles
200184Introduction to Business Law

Year 2

Autumn session

101442Asia in the World
200571Management Dynamics

Two level 2 units from the International Relations and Asian Studies major or the Chinese/Japanese sub-major unit pool

Spring session

200525Principles of Economics

Three level 2 units from the International Relations and Asian Studies major or the Chinese/Japanese sub-major unit pool

Year 3

Autumn session

200101Accounting Information for Managers

Three level 3 units from the International Relations and Asian Studies major or the Chinese/Japanese sub-major unit pool

Spring session

200084Consumer Behaviour

Three level 3 units from the International Relations and Asian Studies major or the Chinese/Japanese sub-major unit pool

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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