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Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus

Bachelor of Business (International Business)

R2/340/6/0469 (12/24) – MQA/SWA0006

Students will discover the importance of culture, politics, trade and business policies, time zones, economic systems, currencies and business customs, and their effects on an organisation with international interests. It is a fulfilling career path for the diplomatic and globally minded with a love of travel.

Intakes

  • January
  • March
  • September
  • October

Duration

3 years

Fees*

  • Malaysian students: RM24,232 annual
  • International students: RM30,680 annual

The indicative course fees shown here applies to students studying on-campus in Malaysia for the relevant year only. They are based on a standard study load per year. However, please note that fees are assessed according to a student’s study load in each semester, and variation to study load will result in an adjustment to tuition fees. All fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted.

Course details

- Course objectives, course outcomes, course structure, units of study, career opportunities and professional recognition.

Aims and objectives

The Bachelor of Business (International Business) follows two streams of concepts: 'Trade and Investment' and 'Cross-country Management'. In this course students will discover the importance of culture, politics, trade and business policies, time zones, economic systems, currencies and business customs and their effects on an organisation with international interests. The course offers a fulfilling career path for the diplomatic and globally minded with a love of travel.

Upon successfully completing the Bachelor of Business (International Business) students will be able to:

  • Define and integrate theoretical principles applicable to business and apply those principles in a range of practices
  • Systematically review and critically evaluate research from a variety of sources in order to make informed judgements on options for innovatively solving a range of problems that arise in business contexts
  • Formulate creative solutions that are fit for purpose and demonstrate cognisance of the impact of business decisions on the triple bottom line
  • Coherently articulate a line of reasoning demonstrating cultural sensitivity and apply a framework to analyse and offer solutions to ethical dilemmas
  • Communicate a range of business arguments by evaluating and implementing alternative communication strategies as appropriate to the audience
  • Build on and continuously develop the intellectual independence to be critical and reflective learners, cognisant of new technologies
  • Work collaboratively in diverse groups

Course structure

For completion of the Bachelor of Business (International Business) students are required to complete a total of 24 units (300 credit points)consisting of:

  • Eight [8] prescribed Bachelor of Business core units (100 credit points)
  • Eight [8] units of study from the International Business discipline major (100 credit points)
  • Eight [8] units of Secondary studies (100 credit points) comprising of a second major, co-major, minor/s, or electives

Career opportunities

Graduates may find rewarding work in international trade, finance, marketing, tourism, hospitality, multinational firms, financial institutions and government departments seeking to serve international clients and/or associates.

How to enter this course

- Entry requirements and English language requirements.

Entry requirements

Assess your eligibility for entry to Swinburne Sarawak.

English language requirements

Find out more about English language requirements.

Scholarships

Scholarships

At Swinburne scholarships are about providing opportunity, promoting equity and recognising excellence and achievement. Scholarships are available for both commencing and current students.

How to apply

Apply for this course by following the step-by-step process from the links below.