Bachelor of International Business

Program code

1107

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

3 years full-time
6 years part-time

Credit points

240

Indicative fee

$10,958.00* per year (more)
* 2019 indicative annual CSP fee

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Entry requirements

15

OP 2019

66

Rank 2019 (more)

OR VET qualification

Certificate III

Offered in

Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3

Prerequisites

  • English (4SA)

Assumed knowledge

Nil

OP 1-6 Guarantee

If you receive an OP 1-6 or equivalent and meet subject prerequisites, you are guaranteed a place in this program.

My details

Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.

 

For Domestic and those International students not required to complete the English Language Enhancement course

For the award of Bachelor of International Business (BIntBus), you must successfully complete 240 credit points, made up of the core courses AND

  • 20 credit points of Listed Level 1 electives or free-choice electives; AND
    • 60 credit points for a major and 30 credit points of listed and /or free choice electives, or
    • 90 credit points of listed electives and/or free choice electives.

Other program requirements

You must successfully complete:

  • no more than 100 credit points of Level 1 courses (the first digit of a course code denotes the level);
  • at least 60 credit points of Level 3 courses or higher.

This degree/s may be awarded with Distinction where a student achieves a minimum program GPA of 6.5 with no failed courses. The words 'This award was achieved with Distinction' will be recorded on the testamur and will appear below the conferral date of the award.

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. This qualification is accredited as an AQF Level 7 - Bachelor Degree.

English Language Enhancement

Domestic students enrolled in this program whose first language is not English may complete the following English Language Enhancement (ELE) course as an elective.

Students whose first language is English are not permitted to undertake this ELE course.

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for this award describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.

Note: Students must check the prerequisite and incompatible requirements before selecting any course within this program.

English Language Enhancement course

International students required to complete the English Language Enhancement course must complete the following course in their first trimester of study in place of an elective:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2 or 3 5901LHS Language and Communication for Business and Commerce  10

Year 1

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2 or 3 1005IBA Introduction to International Business  10
Tri 1,2 or 3 1101IBA Management Concepts  10
Tri 1,2 or 3 1003MKT Introduction to Marketing  10
Tri 1,2 or 3   Listed Level 1 electives  20
OR
Tri 1,2 or 3   Free-choice electives  20
Tri 1,2 or 3 1303AFE Economics for Decision Making 1  10
Tri 1,2 1305AFE Business Data Analysis  10
Tri 1,2 1001EHR Work and Employability  10

Years 2 and 3

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2 or 3 1102AFE Accounting for Decision Making  10
Tri 1 2002IBA Firm Behaviours and Business Strategy  10
Tri 1 2005IBA Comparative Management  10
Tri 1 2028IBA Asian Business  10
Tri 1 3001IBA International Trade and Competition (capstone course) 10
Tri 2 3042MKT Marketing Globally  10
Tri 2 3209AFE International Finance  10
Tri 1,2 or 3   A major  60
AND
Tri 1,2 or 3   Listed and/or Free-choice electives  30
OR
Tri 1,2 or 3   Listed and/or Free-choice electives  90

A Modern Greek major may be completed ONLINE via Flinders University. Scholarships may be available to support student study. Students should contact the School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science at Griffith for further details.

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2   Courses undertaken at Flinders University, South Australia  80

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2028IBA Asian Business  10
Tri 1 2029IBA Family Business in Asia (not offered at GC in 2019) 10
Tri 2 2011IBA Export Management  10
Tri 1 3017IBA Crime, Business and Politics in Asia  10
Tri 3 3004IBA Intercultural Management (also offered online via OUA in Study Period 1) 10
Tri 2 3012IBA The Social Context of Asian Business (capstone course) 10

Students may only undertake a language major in which they are not native speakers. Language courses must be taken in sequence in accordance with the prerequisites specified. Students may commence at either first or second year depending on their level of proficiency.

Those who have completed Year 11 and 12 language study at secondary school or have some other level of proficiency should contact the relevant language coordinator (via the School Administrative Officer) to discuss the level at which to enrol.

You must complete 80 credit points from the following courses, including at least 20 credit points at third year level:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 1084LHS Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin) 1A  10
Tri 2 1085LHS Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin) 1B  10
Tri 1 2010LHS Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin) 2A  20
Tri 2 2011LHS Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin) 2B  20
Tri 1 3010LHS Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin) 3A  20
Tri 2 3011LHS Modern Standard Chinese (Mandarin) 3B  20

You must complete the following foundation course:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2 or 3 1203AFE Money, Banking and Finance  10

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2204AFE Financial Institutions Management  10
Tri 1,3 2201AFE Corporate Finance  10
Tri 1,2 2206AFE Investment Analysis and Management  10
Tri 2 2214AFE Derivatives Securities  10
Tri 2 3208AFE Portfolio Management  10
Tri 1,2 3210AFE Advanced Corporate Finance (capstone course) 10
OR
Tri 1,2 3217AFE Student Managed Investment Fund (capstone course) 10

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,3 2002EHR Human Resource Management Principles (Tri 1 NA,GC,OL; Tri 3 NA,GC) 10
Tri 1,2 2005EHR Organisational Behaviour  10
Tri 1,2 2009EHR Recruitment and Selection  10
Tri 1 3010EHR Training and Development  10
Tri 1 3011EHR Performance Management  10
Tri 1,2 3012EHR Applied Human Resource Management and Change (capstone course) 10

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2020GIR Global Security  10
Tri 1 3012GIR Australia's Foreign Relations  10
Tri 2 2019GIR Politics of International Law and Organisations  10

You must complete 30 credit points from the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2009GIR Economic Ideas and Political Institutions (not offered in 2019) 10
Tri 1 3007GIR American Foreign Policy  10
Tri 1 3018GIR Terrorism, Counter-terrorism, and Globalisation  10
Tri 1 3027GIR Business and Politics in the Asia Pacific Region  10
Tri 2 2006GIR Politics, Spin and the Media  10
Tri 2 2015GIR Comparative Politics of Southeast Asia (not offered in 2019) 10
Tri 2 3010GIR China and the World  10
Tri 2 2016GIR Power in East Asia  10
Tri 2 3008GIR Human Rights in World Politics  10
Tri 2 3016GIR The Politics of Identity: Religion, Culture and Globalisation  10
Tri 3 3017GIR The Way of the Dictator  10
Tri 1,2,3 3021GIR Research Project  20

Students may only undertake a language major in which they are not native speakers. Language courses must be taken in sequence in accordance with the prerequisites specified. Students may commence at either first or second year depending on their level of proficiency.

Students who have completed Year 11 and 12 language study at secondary school or have some other level of proficiency should contact the relevant language coordinator (via the School Administrative Officer) to discuss the level at which to enrol. Not all courses are offered at all campuses. Please contact the relevant language coordinator for further information.

You must complete the following course:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2095LHS Contemporary Italy: A Survey (compulsory course) 10
You must complete 70 credit points from the following courses, including at least 20 credit points at third year level:
Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 1090LHS Italian 1A  10
OR
Tri 3 1092LHS Intensive Italian 1A  10
Tri 2 1091LHS Italian 1B  10
OR
Tri 3 1093LHS Intensive Italian 1B (offered South Bank only) 10
Tri 1 2090LHS Italian 2A (offered South Bank only) 10
Tri 2 2091LHS Italian 2B Spoken (offered South Bank only) 10
Tri 2 2092LHS Italian 2B Written (offered South Bank only) 10
Tri 1,2 or 3 3191LHS In-Country Independent Study (not offered from 2018) 10
Tri 1,2 or 3 3192LHS In-Country Independent Study Enhanced  20
Tri 1 3092LHS Italy Through the News (not offered from 2018) 10
Tri 1 3094LHS Italian Literature and Society (offered Nathan only) 10
Tri 1 3294LHS Italian Literature and Society Enhanced (offered Nathan only) 20
Tri 2 3093LHS Italy through the Theatre and Cinema (not offered from 2018) 10
Tri 2 3190LHS Italy through Food (not offered from 2018) 10

Students may only undertake a language major in which they are not native speakers. Language courses must be taken in sequence in accordance with the prerequisites specified. A language major must include at least 20 credit points of third year level courses. Students may commence at either first or second year depending on their level of proficiency.

Students who have completed Year 11 and 12 language study at secondary school or have some other level of proficiency should contact the relevant Language Coordinator (via the Program Support Officer) to discuss the level at which to enrol.

You must complete 80 credit points for the major:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 1032LHS Japanese 1A  10
Tri 2 1033LHS Japanese 1B  10

Note 1: Students will only be able to enrol in 1024LHS based on a selection process. Priority will be given to students currently enrolled in a Japanese language course. Students must have completed 1032LHS Japanese 1A or equivalent at least before enrolling in this course.

Note 2: 3566LHS contains online and work-integrated learning components.

You must complete 60 credit points from the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2040LHS Japanese 2A  10
OR
Tri 1 2043LHS Japanese 2A Enhanced  20
Tri 1 2406LHS Japanese Society and Pop Culture  10
Tri 2 2042LHS Japanese 2B  10
OR
Tri 2 2045LHS Japanese 2B Enhanced  20
Tri 1 3040LHS Japanese 3A  20
Tri 2 3041LHS Japanese 3B (not offered from 2018) 20
Tri 2 3533LHS Japanese for Professional Purposes  10
OR
Tri 1 3534LHS Business Japanese 2 (offered Gold Coast only) 10
Tri 2 3536LHS Japanese Linguistics (not offered from 2017) 10
Tri 3 2424LHS Japan Study Tour (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1,2 or 3 3060LHS Advanced Project (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1,2 or 3 3200LHS Independent Internship (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1,2 or 3 3192LHS In-Country Independent Study Enhanced (see Note 1) 20
Tri 1,2 or 3 5010LHS Language Exchange Study (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1,2 or 3 5020LHS Language Exchange Study (see Note 1) 20
Tri 1,2 or 3 5030LHS Language Exchange Study (see Note 1) 30
Tri 1,2 or 3 5040LHS Language Exchange Study (see Note 1) 40
Tri 1,2 or 3 5050LHS Language Exchange Study (see Note 1) 50

Note 1: These courses are only open to students who have gained approval to enrol from the Course Convenor and Program Director.

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,3 2128IBA Business Processes (Tri 1&3: GC,NA; Tri 3: OL) 10
Tri 1 2150IBA Introduction to Supply Chain Management  10
Tri 2 2154IBA Business Logistics  10
Tri 1 3145IBA Purchasing and Supply Management  10
Tri 2 3155IBA Operations Management  10
Tri 2 3156IBA Applied Business Optimisation and Modelling (capstone course) 10

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,3 2128IBA Business Processes (Tri 1&3: GC,NA; Tri 3: OL) 10
Tri 1,2 2005EHR Organisational Behaviour  10
Tri 1,3 3144IBA Quality Management (Tri 1: OL,GC,NA; Tri 3: NA) 10
Tri 1,2 or 3 3112IBA Management Strategy and Decision Making (Tri 1: GC,NA; Tri 2: OL,GC,NA; Tri 3: NA) 10
Tri 1,2 or 3 3114IBA Management Problem Solving (capstone course) (Tri 1&2: GC,NA; Tri 3: OL) 10
Tri 2,3 3006IBA Business Ethics and Corporate Governance (Tri 2: OL, GC & NA; Tri 3: NA) 10

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,3 2004MKT Consumer Psychology  10
Tri 2 2034MKT Market Research  10
Tri 1 2029MKT Advertising and Creative Strategies  10
Tri 2 3006MKT Services Marketing  10
Tri 1,3 3040MKT Digital and Social Media Marketing  10
Tri 2 3028MKT Marketing Strategy and Metrics (capstone course) 10

Students unsure of their proficiency levels should contact the Language Coordinator in the School of Humanities, Languages and Social Sciences prior to enrolling.

You must complete 80 credit points from the following courses, including at least 20 credit points at third year level:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 1080LHS Spanish 1A  10
Tri 2 1081LHS Spanish 1B  10

You must complete a minimum of 60 credit points from the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2080LHS Spanish 2A  10
OR
Tri 1 2082LHS Spanish 2A (Enhanced)  20
Tri 2 2081LHS Spanish 2B  10
OR
Tri 2 2083LHS Spanish 2B (Enhanced)  20
Tri 2 3083LHS Spanish for Professional Purposes  10
OR
Tri 2 3087LHS Spanish for Professional Purposes (Enhanced)  20
Tri 1 3090LHS A Window into Hispanic Cultures (Enhanced)  20

The listed elective interest groups are provided to assist you in choosing electives that align with your career interests. You must ensure that you do not exceed the maximum of Level 1 courses (100 credit points) in your entire program. You are not limited to selection from any one group - you can select from across the listed elective interest groups.

Elective courses may be available at multiple campuses and during a different trimester. Click on the course code to find out more information on where and when the course is offered.

Level 1 electives
Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,3 1001GIR International Relations (offered Tri 3 at Nathan only) 10
Tri 1,2 1202AFE Financial Planning 1  10
Tri 1,2 or 3 1203AFE Money, Banking and Finance (offered Tri 3 at Nathan only) 10
Tri 1 1009IBA Communicating Across Asia (offered Nathan only) 10
Tri 1 1506LHS Fundamentals of Communication  10
Tri 1 1013IBA Transforming Asian Economies  10
Tri 1,2   Foundation courses for Language majors  20
Tri 2 1003GIR Globalisation, the Asia-Pacific and Australia  10
Tri 1,2 1008IBA Understanding Asia (Tri 1 NA; Tri 2 GC) 10
Tri 2 1010IBA The Politics of Religion in Asia  10
Tri 2 1004IBA Modernising Asia  10
Tri 2 1024LHS Japan Study Tour (not offered from 2019) 10
OR
Tri 3 2424LHS Japan Study Tour  10

Note 1: Students will only be able to enrol in 1024LHS based on a selection process. Priority will be given to students currently enrolled in a Japanese language course. Students must have completed 1032LHS or equivalent at least before enrolling in this course.

Asian and International Business
Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2 2016GIR Power in East Asia  10
Tri 2 3010GIR China and the World  10
Tri 1 2020GIR Global Security  10
Tri 1 3033IBA Managing People in the Asia Pacific (not offered from 2019) 10
OR
Tri 1 3009EHR International Human Resource Management  10
Tri 2 2011IBA Export Management  10
Tri 3 3004IBA Intercultural Management (also offered online via OUA in Study Period 1) 10
Employability electives

The following courses focus on preparation for, and gaining, employment. For more information please visit Griffith Business School Student Opportunities.

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,3 2008EHR Business Communication (Tri 1: OL,GC,NA; Tri 3: GC,NA) 10
Tri 1,2 or 3 3114IBA Management Problem Solving (Tri 1&2: GC,NA; Tri 3: OL) 10
Tri 1,2 3001GBS UG Business Internship I  10
Tri 1,2 3000GBS UG Business Internship II  20
Tri 1,2 3035IBA Asian Politics/Business Research Project (offered at NA from 2019) 10
Tri 1,2 3400THS Career Development  10
Tri 1,2 or 3 2043MKT Entrepreneurship and New Business Ventures (Tri 1: NA,OL; Tri 2: SB,GC; Tri 3: NA,GC) 10
Tri 1,2 or 3 3002LFC Community Internship  10
Tri 1,2 or 3 3029MKT Self-Marketing (NA: Tri 1 & Tri 3; GC: Tri 2 & Tri 3) 10
Tri 2,3 3001EHR Negotiation  10
Tri 2 3014IBA International Business Negotiation  10
Tri 2 3102GBS Business Simulation  10
Tri 1 3101GBS Applied Work Integrated Learning in Start-Ups and Social Enterprise  10
Tri 1,2 or 3 3002GBS Industry Project  10
Tri 3 3100AFE Engaging with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Business Communities  10
Tri 2 3016EHR Disruption, Technology and Workplaces  10
Tri 1,2 or 3 3031IBA Griffith Innovation Challenge  10
Tri 3 3003GBS UG Global Mobility Internship II  20
Tri 3 3034IBA Asian Immersion Study Tour (offered from 2019) 10
Finance
Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2 2306AFE Quantitative Methods for Business Finance and Economics (NA Tri 1; GC Tri 2) 10
Tri 1,2 or 3 2004GIR Government-Business Relations (offered Tri 3 at Nathan only) 10
Tri 1,2 3105AFE Law of Finance (NA Tri 1; GC Tri 2) 10
Tri 1 3305AFE Applied Econometrics  10
Tri 2 3213AFE Credit and Lending (Nathan only) 10
Human Resource Management
Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2006EHR Health and Safety in the Workplace  10
Tri 1,2 2001EHR Management Employee Relations (Tri 1 online only) 10
Tri 1,3 2008EHR Business Communication (Tri 1: OL,GC,NA; Tri 3: GC,NA) 10
Tri 1 3009EHR International Human Resource Management  10
Tri 2 3002EHR Electronic Human Resource Management  10
Tri 3 3017EHR Human Resources Study Tour  10
International Relations
Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2009GIR Economic Ideas and Political Institutions (not offered in 2019) 10
Tri 1 3007GIR American Foreign Policy  10
Tri 1 3018GIR Terrorism, Counter-terrorism, and Globalisation  10
Tri 1 3027GIR Business and Politics in the Asia Pacific Region  10
Tri 2 2006GIR Politics, Spin and the Media  10
Tri 2 2015GIR Comparative Politics of Southeast Asia (not offered in 2019) 10
Tri 2 3010GIR China and the World  10
Tri 2 2016GIR Power in East Asia  10
Tri 2 3008GIR Human Rights in World Politics  10
Tri 2 3016GIR The Politics of Identity: Religion, Culture and Globalisation  10
Tri 3 3017GIR The Way of the Dictator  10
Tri 1,2 or 3 3021GIR Research Project  20
Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,3 3144IBA Quality Management (Tri 1: OL,GC,NA; Tri 3: NA) 10
Tri 1,2 or 3 3112IBA Management Strategy and Decision Making (Tri 1: GC,NA; Tri 2: OL,GC,NA; Tri 3: NA) 10
Tri 2 2011IBA Export Management  10
Tri 3 3004IBA Intercultural Management (also offered online via OUA in Study Period 1) 10
Tri 2 3014IBA International Business Negotiation  10
Management
Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 3033IBA Managing People in the Asia Pacific  10
OR
Tri 1 3009EHR International Human Resource Management  10
Tri 2 2011IBA Export Management  10
Tri 2 3155IBA Operations Management  10
Tri 3 3004IBA Intercultural Management (also offered online via OUA in Study Period 1) 10
Tri 1 3027GIR Business and Politics in the Asia Pacific Region  10
Marketing
Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2 2002MKT Corporate Communications and Public Relations  10
Tri 1 3007MKT Social Marketing: Applying Marketing for Social Change  10
Tri 1,2 2036MKT Retail Marketing (Tri 1: SB,GC; Tri 2: OL,NA) 10
Tri 3 3013MKT Entertainment and the Arts Marketing  10
Tri 1 3055MKT Green Marketing  10

You may select free-choice electives from the list below or any Undergraduate free-choice elective offered across the University provided pre-requisites are met. If you require guidance please liaise with your Program Director.

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 3014LHS Chinese/English Written Communication 1  10
Tri 1 3012LHS Chinese/English Business Interpreting 1  10
Tri 1 3380LHS Politics of Law and Justice in China  10
Tri 1,2 5010LHS Language Exchange Study  10
Tri 1,2 5020LHS Language Exchange Study  20
Tri 1,2 5030LHS Language Exchange Study  30
Tri 1,2 5040LHS Language Exchange Study  40
Tri 1,3 2222THS Hotel Distribution and Sales  10
Tri 2 3015LHS Chinese/English Written Communication 2  10
Tri 2 3013LHS Chinese/English Business Interpreting 2  10
Tri 2 3202LHS Intercultural Communication  10
Tri 3 3381LHS Power, Politics and Trouble in Paradise: South Pacific Study Tour  10