BP253 - Bachelor of Business (International Business)

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RMIT program code: BP253
Plan name: Bachelor of Business (International Business)
Plan code: BP253
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 063096K

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2018 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

  Year One of Program
 
AND  Year Two of Program
 
AND  Year Three of Program
 

The Bachelor of Business (International Business) degree requires completion of 24 x 12 credit point units of study, which includes 8 business common core courses, 8 International Business major courses and 8 flexible course.

8 flexible courses allow you to undertake one of the following three options:

Option A: Complete a second major in a business discipline comprising 8 courses (or 96 credit points). The second major will be identified on your transcript of results.

OR

Option B: Complete a minor in a business discipline comprising 4 courses (or 48 credit points), and a second minor comprising 4 courses (or 48 credit points) from a business or another discipline.

OR

Option C: Complete a minor in a business discipline comprising 4 courses (or 48 credit points), and four(4) general electives. General Elective courses can be from any discipline area within RMIT University.

If you choose Option B or Option C you MUST complete a full Business minor. You must ensure that you satisfy the academic requirements of your program.

 

Program Changes

The Bachelor of Business (International Business) has a new program structure effective from Semester 1 2018. The Program Transition/Progression Map can be viewed here.

This will assist you with keeping track of your progress throughout your studies. Please download the Program Transition/Progression Map, which is an easy-to-use Excel tool, from your Enrolment Program Structure (EPS) to ensure you have the most up-to-date version.

 

Majors, Minors and University Electives

A list of disciplines and prescribed courses for each available second major and minor can be found on the Majors & Minors Bachelor of Business Programs Guide.

Information about Student Elective courses at RMIT is available on the Student Electives web page. You may also consider undertaking one of the following options to enrich your student experience:  

Global intensives (study tour)

Student exchange

Cross-campus study in Vietnam

 

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Year One of Program

We highly recommend that you repeat any failed course(s) in the next available semester.

 

You will study seven of your business common core courses and one of your International Business major courses in the first year.

 

Please note that ISYS2056 Business Computing 1 is changing course title.

  • In Semester 1 2018, it is called ISYS2056 Business Computing 1.
  • From Semester 2 2018 on, it is called ISYS2056 Business Information Systems.

Complete the following Eight (8) Core Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Prices and Markets12YesECON1020City Campus20762055
Introduction to Management12BUSM4176City Campus11211121
Marketing Principles12MKTG1025City Campus20992076
Accounting in Organisations and Society12ACCT1046City Campus21812267
Macroeconomics 112ECON1010City Campus20752053
Business Information Systems12ISYS2056City Campus22612220
Business Statistics 112ECON1030City Campus20772056
International Business12BUSM1222City Campus11091110
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

We highly recommend that you repeat any failed course(s) in the next available semester.

Majors, Minors and University Electives

A list of disciplines and prescribed courses for each available second major and minor can be found on the Majors & Minors Bachelor of Business Programs Guide.

Information about Student Elective courses at RMIT is available on the Student Electives web page. You may also consider undertaking one of the following options to enrich your student experience:  

Global intensives (study tour)

Student exchange

Cross-campus study in Vietnam

 

Year Two Program Changes

From Semester 1 2018 the following major courses will change:

1) MKTG1061 Global Marketing will be replaced by BAFI1002 Financial Markets.

  • If you have completed MKTG1061 Global Marketing, there is no impact on your program structure.
  • If you have not completed MKTG1061 Global Marketing, you must enrol in BAFI1002 Financial Markets.

 

2) BUSM4178 Issues in International Business will be replaced by a new course BUSM4687 Managing International Business Responsibly.

  • If you have completed BUSM4178 Issues in International Business, there is no impact on your program structure.
  • If you have not completed BUSM4178 Issues in International Business, you will need to complete BUSM4687 Managing International Business Responsibly from Semester 2 2018.
  • For students who are completing their degree in Semester 1 2018, you may enrol in one of the following courses instead:
    • BAFI1002 Financial Markets or
    • ECON1086 International Trade or
    • OMGT2243 Global Trade Operations or
    • BUSM4550 Creativity, Innovation and Design or
    • BUSM4688 Cross Cultural Management.

 

3) BUSM2449 International Human Resources will be replaced by ECON1086 International Trade.

  • If you have completed BUSM2449 International Human Resources, there is no impact on your program structure.
  • If you have not completed BUSM2449 International Human Resources, you must enrol in ECON1086 International Trade.

Complete the following Four (4) Core Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Commercial Law12LAW2442City Campus11811206
Financial Markets12BAFI1002City Campus19891965
Managing International Business Responsibility12BUSM4687City Campus2328
International Trade12YesECON1086City Campus20832062
AND

Select and Complete Two (2) Courses from a Business Discipline minor.

Business Discipline Minors
AND
{

Option 1: Select and Complete Two (2) Courses from a Business Discipline or Other Discipline minor.

Business Discipline Minors
Other Discipline Minor
OR

Option 2: Select and Complete Two (2) courses from any:

University Elective
}
 
AND

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Year Three of Program

In year three you will complete the remaining four International Business major courses and the other four courses from one of the flexible options listed above (Option A, B or C).

Note that you must take at least one (1) business minor if you choose either option B or C. 

 

Make sure you note the prerequisite relationships between courses to enable you to advance through your program.

 

It is highly recommended that you repeat any failed course(s) in the next available semester.

 

Majors, Minors and Student Electives

  • A list of disciplines and prescribed courses for each available second major and minor can be found on the Majors & Minors Bachelor of Business Programs Guide.
  • A minor consists of four (4) courses (or 48 credit points) within one specialisation block.
  • Please note, you are not able to undertake a major or minor where the courses overlap with your business major. Refer to the list below for the majors and minors which are NOT available within your program:

Note: Not all courses are available every semester. Please ensure you refer to the Majors & Minors Bachelor of Business Programs Guide when planning your enrolment.

  • The courses in the major/minor are listed in the order of preferred sequence.
  • Information about Student Elective courses at RMIT is available on the Student Electives web page.

 

Year Three Program Changes

From Semester 1 2018 the following major courses will change:

1) BUSM4054 Global Entrepreneurship will be replaced by OMGT2243 Global Trade Operations.

  • If you have completed BUSM4054 Global Entrepreneurship, there will be no impact on your program structure.
  • If you have not completed BUSM4054 Global Entrepreneurship, you must enrol in OMGT2243 Global Trade Operations.

 

2) BUSM3125 Strategic Management will be replaced by BUSM4550 Creativity, Innovation and Design.

  • If you have completed BUSM3125 Strategic Management, there will be no impact on your program structure.
  • If you have not completed BUSM3125 Strategic Management,  you must enrol in BUSM4550 Creativity, Innovation and Design.

 

3) SOCU1016 Culture and Business Practice in Asia will be replaced by a new course BUSM4688 Cross Cultural Management.

  • If you have completed SOCU1016 Culture and Business in Asia, there will be no impact on your program structure.
  • If you have not completed SOCU1016 Culture and Business in Asia, you must enrol in BUSM4688 Cross Cultural Management.

 

4) SOCU2112 Global Political Economy will be replaced by a new course BUSM4689 Political Economy of International Business.

  • If you have completed SOCU2112 Global Political Economy, there will be no impact on your program structure.
  • If you have not completed SOCU2112 Global Political Economy, you must enrol in BUSM4689 Political Economy of International Business from Semester 2 2018.
  • For students who are completing their degree in Semester 1 2018, you may enrol in one of the following courses instead:
    • BAFI1002 Financial Markets or
    • ECON1086 International Trade or
    • OMGT2243 Global Trade Operations or
    • BUSM4550 Creativity, Innovation and Design or
    • BUSM4688 Cross Cultural Management.

Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Global Trade Operations12OMGT2243City Campus22983354
Creativity, Innovation and Design12BUSM4550City Campus11341137
Cross Cultural Management12BUSM4688City Campus32693232
Political Economy of International Business12BUSM4689City Campus2329
AND

Select and Complete Two (2) Courses from a Business Discipline minor.

Business Discipline Minors
AND
{

Option 1: Select and Complete Two (2) Courses from a Business Discipline or Other Discipline minor.

Business Discipline Minors
Other Discipline Minor
OR

Option 2: Select and Complete Two (2) courses from any:

University Elective
}
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

Contact Details

Business Central via RMIT Connect or Text BC80 to 0477 444 555 to join the queue at Business Central, Building 80, Level 7, 445 Swanston Street.

 

Enrolment Load

The maximum standard enrolment load per semester is 48 credit points. You will only be permitted to exceed the standard approved program enrolment load if it is your final semester.

 

Credit and Pathways

If you have completed an RMIT College of Business Vocational Education program and you are continuing your studies into an RMIT College of Business Higher Education program, you will be eligible to receive advanced standing for approved courses. Please refer to the College of Business Advanced Standing webpage for more information.

If you have other previous learning or experience, you can apply for credit to count toward your RMIT program. Please read the information provided on the Apply for Credit web page.

 

Timetabling

Please go to the Class timetables web page to access timetabling information.

 

Material fees

Some courses and programs have material fees (fees for field trips, goods or services) associated with them. In most cases these charges are not compulsory, but are levied by the teaching school for materials they purchase on your behalf for use in your studies. Go to the Material Fees web page to check the material fees for your program and courses.

Enrolment

For more information about enrolment at RMIT University, please go to the Enrolment home page.

*Semester 1 classes generally commence in February and Semester 2 classes generally commence in July. Please contact your school for more information about specific class start days.

Policies

For more information about other RMIT University policies, please go to the Policies web site.

Student Electives

University Electives are available to Undergraduate students, and in selected Postgraduate programs.

Information about University Elective courses at RMIT is available on the University Electives web site.

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