Overview

This major equips graduates with the necessary skills to successfully operate in a variety of areas in the international economic and business environment.

Course description

Gain a comprehensive understanding of the economic principles of trade. After developing a solid foundation in your first year, you will learn how to develop and manage trade and investment projects to facilitate trade between Australia and other countries. You will be able to analyse international markets and propose incentives, policies, interventions, entry strategies and harmonisation standards to firms, educational institutions, governments or other bodies.

Core Subject

Year 1

CORE BUSINESS UNITS

BAO1101      Accounting for Decision Making
BCO1102      Information Systems for Business
BEO1105      Economic Principles
BEO1106      Business Statistics
BHO1171      Introduction to Marketing
BLO1105       Business Law
BMO1102      Management and Organisation Behaviour
BPD1100       Integrated Business Challenge
Year 2 & 3

Compulsory Major

INTERNATIONAL TRADE (BMAITD)
BEO2002      International Business Context
BEO2003      International Economics and Finance
BEO2004      International Trade Practices
BEO2264      Microeconomic Analysis
BHO3373      International Marketing
BEO3430      International Economic Analysis
BEO3432
Strategic International Trade Operations
BPD3100      Applied Business Challenge

Compulsory Minor (Discipline Minor)

MARKETING (BMIMRK)
BHO2265      Integrated Marketing Communications
BHO2285      Marketing Research
BHO2434      Consumer Behaviour
BHO3439      Marketing Services and Experiences
Suggested Electives (Breadth Minor)

BPD2100      International Business Challenge
Elective 1
Elective 2
Elective 3

(Students are given option to choose electives from other majors that are being offered during the semester)

*Subject to change

CAREERS AND PROSPECTS

GRADUATE OUTCOMES AND CAREERS

Become a leader in international trade, with career opportunities in import/export administration, trade negotiations, export development, international operations management and international marketing.

TESTIMONIALS

Dickson Pua Kah Wai
International Trade
2KINJO Sdn Bhd
Director
" I learn best through hands-on experience and VU provides that!"
Navindran Karunakaran
Marketing & International Trade
Ocean Flair Group
Founder and Culinary Innovator
"Lecturers that connect with us and teach us real-life matters. They take a personal interest in our growth and development. "

INTERESTED?

This specialisation is offered as an option as part of the Bachelor of Business (Hons) degree.

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