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C10020v4 Bachelor of Business Bachelor of Arts in International Studies

Award(s): Bachelor of Business (BBus)
Bachelor of Arts in International Studies (BA)

UAC code: 609130 (Autumn semester)
CRICOS code: 026187C
Commonwealth supported place?: Yes
Load credit points: 240
Course EFTSL: 5
Location: City campus

Note(s)

The course is also available at Kuring-gai campus (see C10021).


Overview
Course aims
Career options
Admission requirements
Assumed knowledge
Credit recognition
Course duration and attendance
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Course diagram
Course program
Other information

Overview

The Bachelor of Business Bachelor of Arts in International Studies is offered jointly by UTS: Business and UTS: International Studies. The degree integrates the study of business with a major in the language and culture of another country.

Course aims

This combined degree aims to provide students with the knowledge, competencies and values necessary to develop critical, analytical and evaluative skills essential for a fulfilling and effective career in business, while at the same time providing an opportunity to acquire knowledge and understanding of another language and culture.

Career options

Career options include positions in any branch of business or commerce as well as management of private and public sector enterprises ranging from start-ups to large multinational enterprises. Career options are enhanced by international experience, making students more marketable to prospective employers.

Admission requirements

Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification, Australian Qualifications Framework Diploma, or equivalent Australian or overseas qualification at the required level.

Admission to the combined degree is on merit according to the admissions policy for the Bachelor of Business at City campus (C10026) or the Bachelor of Business at Kuring-gai campus (C10027). There is a range of entry levels to the various language and culture programs. Students are admitted to the international studies program with no guarantee of entry to a specific major, although every effort is made to meet students' preferences.

The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 58-66

Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

International students

Visa requirement: To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Assumed knowledge

There are no prior language requirements for the international studies program.

Credit recognition

Information on credit recognition in the business component is available from the Bachelor of Business (C10026).

Course duration and attendance

The course is offered as a full-time program over five years. Students spend two semesters of study at a university or other higher education institution in the country of their major.

Course structure

All students must complete 240 credit points of study, comprising 144 credit points relating to business and 96 credit points relating to international studies. Full details of the Bachelor of Business component of the combined degree are available from the Bachelor of Business (C10026). The Bachelor of Arts in International Studies requires undergraduates to study a region or country major over a minimum of three years. The Bachelor of Arts in International Studies is not offered as a separate degree, but is completed only in combination with the professional degree program.

Overseas study

Students spend their fourth year of study at a university overseas.

Course completion requirements

CBK90005 Country major choice 96cp
STM90273 Core subjects (Business) 48cp
CBK90679 Stream choice 96cp
Total 240cp

Course diagram



Course program

The typical program shown below is for a full-time student who has chosen the Germany major as their International Studies major. Other countries may be chosen from the list of majors in CBK90005; the program has the same structure but with subjects specific to the chosen country major.

Full details of the business component are available from the Bachelor of Business (C10026).

Full time - core subjects
Year 1
Autumn semester
26100 Integrating Business Perspectives   6cp
22107 Accounting for Business Decisions A   6cp
26134 Business Statistics   6cp
23115 Economics for Business   6cp
Spring semester
21129 Managing People and Organisations   6cp
24108 Marketing Foundations   6cp
25300 Fundamentals of Business Finance   6cp
22207 Accounting for Business Decisions B   6cp
Year 2
Autumn semester
976001 Foundations in International Studies   8cp
97601 German Language and Culture 1   8cp
Select 6 credit points of electives   6cp
Spring semester
97602 German Language and Culture 2   8cp
Select 18 credit points of electives   18cp
Year 3
Autumn semester
97603 German Language and Culture 3   8cp
Select 18 credit points of electives   18cp
Spring semester
97604 German Language and Culture 4   8cp
976421 Contemporary Germany   8cp
Select 6 credit points of electives   6cp
Year 4
Autumn semester
977420 In-country Study 1: Germany   24cp
Spring semester
978420 In-country Study 2: Germany   24cp
Year 5
Autumn semester
Select 24 credit points of electives   24cp
Spring semester
Select 24 credit points of electives   24cp

Other information

Further information on the business component is available from UTS: Business:

telephone 1300 ask UTS (1300 275 887)
or +61 2 9514 1222
www.business.uts.edu.au

Further information on the international studies component is available from the Building 1 Student Centre:

telephone 1300 ask UTS (1300 275 887)
or +61 2 9514 1222
Ask UTS www.ask.uts.edu.au
www.internationalstudies.uts.edu.au