International Business is a rapidly growing field dealing with the development, strategy and management of multinational organisations. It investigates how firms organise and conduct operations globally, and how the competitive international environment shapes the economic, political and cultural context for business.
Job opportunities for International Business graduates range from corporate roles in manufacturing, and financial and professional services to government agencies. Recent graduate positions include: Asset Management Trainee, Business Analyst, Cross-Cultural Advisor, Export and Import Officer, Global Product Coordinator, Government Official, International Business Strategist, International Equity Officer, International Marketing Officer, International Trade Officer, Policy Advisor, Purchasing Officer, Purchasing Support Coordinator and Research Analyst.
Studying International Business at UNSW
International Business is offered as an undergraduate major by the Australian School of Business (www.business.unsw.edu.au) for students enrolled in commerce, economics, arts or social sciences degrees. The International Business major is designed for students who are interested in business in the global environment and particularly complements studies in Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, Marketing or Modern Languages.
Students with above average grades in their International Business courses are invited to join the Honours Program, requiring an additional year of study. An Honours year adds extra value to an undergraduate degree and is highly regarded by employers.
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