Table A - International Business

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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Honours in International Business

Achievement of Honours in International Business requires 48 of credit points from this table comprising:
(i) 48 credit points of 4000-level core units

International Business major

Achievement of a major in International Business requires 48 credit points from this table comprising:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iii) 6 credit points of 2000-level selective units
(iv) 12 credit points of 3000-level core units
(v) 6 credit points of 3000-level selective units.

International Business minor

Achievement of a minor in International Business requires 36 credit points from this table comprising:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iii) 6 credit points of 2000-level selective units
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level selective units.

Units of study

The relevant units of study are listed below.

1000-level units of study

Core
IBUS1101
Global Business
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
IBUS1102
Cross-Cultural Management
6    N IBUS2102

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive February
Intensive June
Semester 1
Semester 2

2000-level units of study

Core
IBUS2101
International Business Strategy
6      Intensive January
Semester 1
Semester 2
IBUS2103
International Risk Management
6    P IBUS1102 or IBUS2102
N IBUS3102
Semester 1
Semester 2
Selective
CLAW2209
Intellectual Property for Business
6    P 24 credit points of study
Semester 2
CLAW2211
Commercial Practice in China
6    P 24 credit points of study
Semester 2
IBUS2020
Chinese Economy and Business
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
IBUS2104
Entrepreneurship and Innovation
6    P completion of at least 48 credit points
Semester 1
Semester 2

3000-level units of study

Core (major only)
IBUS3101
International Business Alliances
6    P IBUS1101
Semester 1
Semester 2
IBUS3600
International Business in Practice
6    P 2018 commencing students: completion of at least 120 credit points including IBUS1101, IBUS1102, IBUS2101 and IBUS2103). 2018 continuing students: completion of at least 120 credit points including IBUS2101 and (IBUS2102 or IBUS1102)


This unit should only be undertaken by students in their final semester of the International Business major.
Semester 1
Selective
IBUS3104
Ethical International Business Decisions
6    P 48 credit points of units
Semester 1
Semester 2
IBUS3106
International Business Special Project
6    P (IBUS2102 or IBUS1102) and IBUS2101 with a credit average

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students 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 of units


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 2
IBUS3108
Social Entrepreneurship
6    P 48 credit points of units
Semester 1
Semester 2
IBUS3109
Strategy and Emerging Markets
6    P IBUS2101
Semester 1
Semester 2
WORK3201
International Human Resource Management
6    N WORK2217

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive June
Semester 1

4000-level units of study

Core
BUSS4000
Honours in Business
   P BUSS4001 AND 2 x Honours coursework units in the specialisation area ((BUSS4112 and BUSS4113) or (BUSS4212 and BUSS4213) or (BUSS4312 and BUSS4313) or (BUSS4412 and BUSS4413) or (BUSS4512 and BUSS4513) or (BUSS4612 and BUSS4613) or (BUSS4712 and BUSS4713) or (BUSS4812 and BUSS4813)).
C BUSS4104

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS4001
Business Honours Research Methods
12    P Students must meet the entry requirements to the Honours program, including completion of a pass undergraduate degree and a major in the specialisation area
Semester 1
BUSS4512
International Business Honours A
6    P Students must meet the entry requirements to the Honours program, including completion of a pass undergraduate degree and a major in the specialisation area
C BUSS4001; BUSS4513
Semester 1
BUSS4513
International Business Honours B
6    P Students must meet the entry requirements to the Honours program, including completion of a pass undergraduate degree and a major in the specialisation area
C BUSS4001: BUSS4512
Semester 1
BUSS4104
Business Honours Thesis
24    P BUSS4001 + 2 x Honours coursework units in the specialisation area
C BUSS4000
Semester 2