Table of undergraduate units of study: The University of Sydney Business School

The University of Sydney Business School subject areas

Please note: The Business School website (sydney.edu.au/business/ugunits) contains the most up to date information on unit of study availability and other requirements. Timetabling information for 2015 is available on this website (sydney.edu.au/business/timetable). Students should note that units of study are run subject to demand.

International Business

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session
For the award of a major in International Business, students complete:
(1) one junior prerequisite unit of study (six credit points), that must (a) be offered by the University of Sydney Business School, or (b) be part of Bachelor of Economics, or Bachelor of International and Global Studies (for students enrolled in these degrees only). *; and
(2) 24 credit points in compulsory senior units of study: IBUS2101, IBUS2102, IBUS3101 and IBUS3102; and
(3) 12 credit points in elective senior units of study.
* Students who do not meet the requirements in (a) or (b) may complete two alternative junior units approved by the Chair of Discipline of International Business.

Junior units of study

Any Business School, School of Economics or Table A Arts and Social Sciences junior unit may be used as a prerequisite for this major. Students should note that certain junior units are prerequisites for senior elective unit options in this major. e.g. MKTG1001.

Senior units of study

Compulsory units for the major
IBUS2101
International Business Strategy
6    P 36 junior credit points
N IBUS2001
Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Late
IBUS2102
Cross-Cultural Management
6    P 36 junior credit points
N IBUS2002
Semester 1
Semester 2
IBUS3101
International Business Alliances
6    P 36 credit points in junior units of study
Semester 1
Semester 2
IBUS3102
International Risk Management
6    P 36 credit points in junior units of study
Semester 1
Semester 2
Elective units for the major
For students in the Bachelor of Commerce, all GOVT, USSC and language elective units of study are offered by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and will count towards the non-Business School and School of Economics unit allowance for their degree. Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws cannot complete any GOVT or USSC or language units from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences as only units from the Business School, School of Economics and the Law School are available to students in this degree.
For students enrolled in the Bachelor of Commerce (Liberal Studies), all ECOS, GOVT, USSC and language elective units of study are offered by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and if completed will count towards the 84 credit point allowance for non-Business School units in this degree.
ACCT3031
International Corporate Governance
6    A CLAW2201
P ACCT2011 or ACCT2001
Semester 2
CLAW2211
Commercial Practice in China
6    P four junior or senior units of study
Semester 1
ECOS3006
International Trade
6    P (ECOS2001 or ECON2001) or (ECOS2901 or ECON2901)
N ECON3006
Semester 1
ECOS3007
International Macroeconomics
6    P ECOS2002 or ECON2002 or ECOS2902 or ECON2902
N ECON3007
Semester 1
Summer Main
FINC3011
International Financial Management
6    P FINC2012 or FINC2002
N FINC3001
Semester 1
GOVT2221
Politics of International Economic Rels
6    P 12 Junior credit points from Government and International Relations
N GOVT2201
Semester 1
GOVT2225
International Security in 21st Century
6    P 12 Junior credit points from Government and International Relations
N GOVT2205
Semester 1
IBUS3103
Entrepreneurship and Innovation
6    P 48 credit points


Students enrolled in the combined Law degrees are able to complete this unit in their third year of enrolment (full-time).
Semester 1
Semester 2
IBUS3104
Ethical International Business Decisions
6    P 48 credit points
Semester 2
IBUS3106
International Business Special Project
6    P IBUS2101 and IBUS2102 with a credit average and must have permission from Chair, Discipline of International Business.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students must have achieved a credit average in these units and must have received permission to enrol from the Chair of the Discipline of International Business.
Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
IBUS3107
Business Negotiations
6    P 48 credit points

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit will require student's participation in a number of negotiations. Preparation for these negotiations, which are a large part of your grade, will require time-pressured reading of material in class.
Semester 1
IBUS3108
Social Entrepreneurship
6    P 48 credit points
Semester 1
Semester 2
MKTG3116
International Marketing
6    P MKTG1001 (or MKTG2001)
N MKTG3006
Semester 1
USSC2601
US in the World
6    P 18 junior credit points
Semester 2
WORK2217
International Human Resource Management
6    P 40 credit points worth of units of study including either (WORK1003 or WORK1001) OR (IBUS2101 or IBUS2001)
N WORK2017
Semester 2
WORK2222
Leadership in Organisations
6    A WORK2201 or WORK2218
P 40 credit points worth of units of study
Semester 2
Senior Language units of study: A maximum of 12 credit points in senior (2000 and 3000 level) language units from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences can also count as electives towards this major (see Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences handbook for unit details).

Honours year units of study

For the award of the Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Commerce (Liberal Studies), or any other non-Business School degrees with Honours in International Business, students complete an additional honours year of study comprising the following five honours units.
BUSS4000
Honours in Business
  
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Permission is required to enrol in this unit. Please contact the Business Programs Unit for details: business.studentsupport@sydney.edu.au
Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS4001
Business Honours Research Methods
12   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS4502
International Business Honours A
12    P Students will meet the entry requirements to the Honours program, including completion of a pass undergraduate degree and a major in the specialisation area.
Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS4503
International Business Honours B
12    P Students will meet the entry requirements to the Honours program, including completion of a pass undergraduate degree and a major in the specialisation area.
Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS4004
Business Honours Thesis
12   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2