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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2019 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 courses.

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) university electives. University 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.

 

Capstone Course

Capstone Courses are compulsory courses designed to consolidate the learning undertaken throughout the program and should generally be taken in your final year/semester of study.  Applications for credit transfer or recognition of prior learning will not be accepted for these courses.


The capstone course for this program is BUSM4689 Political Economy of International Business. 

 

Global Intensives, Student Exchange, and Cross-campus Study

As part of your flexible option, you may consider undertaking one of the below to enrich your student experience:

 

If you commenced your program prior to Semester 1 2018 and have maintained an active enrolment, please see transition rules below:

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

4) 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.

 

5) 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.

 

6) 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.

 

7) 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.

 

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Year One of Program

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

 

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

 

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 Campus18231746
Introduction to Management12BUSM4176City Campus20231984
Marketing Principles12MKTG1025City Campus18461765
Accounting in Organisations and Society12YesACCT1046City Campus17701689
Macroeconomics 112ECON1010City Campus18211744
Business Information Systems12ISYS2056City Campus18161928
Business Statistics 112ECON1030City Campus18241748
International Business12BUSM1222City Campus19871965
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

In year two you will complete your final business common core course, three of your International Business major courses, along with four courses from one of the flexible options, as listed above (Option A, B or C). 

 

Majors, Minors and University Electives

 

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

 

Complete the following Four (4) Core Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Commercial Law12LAW2442City Campus19081819
Financial Markets12BAFI1002City Campus17381729
Managing International Business Responsibly12YesBUSM4687City Campus20592016
International Trade12YesECON1086City Campus18321758
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.

 

 

Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Global Trade Operations12OMGT2243City Campus19292018
Creativity, Innovation and Design12BUSM4550City Campus20472008
Cross Cultural Management12YesBUSM4688City Campus20512017
Political Economy of International Business12YesBUSM4689City Campus20602019
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 Connect via RMIT Connect or Text BC80 to 0477 444 555 to join the queue at Business Connect, Building 80, Level 7, 445 Swanston Street.

 

Enrolment Load

The maximum standard enrolment load per semester is 48 credit points. 

 

Overloading

You will only be permitted to overload by a maximum of 12 credit points in the final semester of your program. 

 

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 or recognition of prior learning to count towards 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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