BP253 - Bachelor of Business (International Business)

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Plan: BP253SIM - Bachelor of Business (International Business)
Campus: Singapore Inst of Management

Overview

Program details
Purpose of the Program
Articulation and pathways
Entrance requirements
External accreditation and industry links
Student expenses and charges in addition to fees
Library, IT and specialist resources

Program details

Award title: Bachelor of Business (International Business)
Award abbreviation: BBus(Intl Bus)
Total credit points: 288
Career: UGRD
Duration: 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Location: Singapore Institute of Management
Owning school: Management (630H)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/management
Partnered offering / Corporate client: Singapore Institute of Management
ASCED code: 080311
CRICOS code:

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Purpose of the Program

The Bachelor of Business (International Business) program provides you with technical and critical knowledge and skills in international business to apply in diverse global contexts. A broad-based curriculum covers international human resource management, global marketing and cross-culture management, with focus in professional training in contemporary international business.

Over the duration of this program you will participate in a variety of learning experiences which are designed to support you in developing skills as an International Business graduate. Learning and teaching approaches for this program may include lectures and tutorials, problem-based learning, case studies, work-integrated learning, assignments, projects and examinations.

The final year of the program includes the capstone course BUSM3200 Strategic Management which will provide you the opportunity to critically reflect on and consolidate your theoretical and practical learning. 

The program will prepare you to work as a professional in a wide range of industries, government and non-government organisations that require high level international skills, such as trading, business, finance, manufacturing, logistics, and trade promotion sectors.

This program is available for on-campus study.

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Articulation and pathways

You may gain entry into this program from a: 

Three (3) Year Non-Business Diploma

 

If selected you will get credit for:

Eight (8) courses (96 credit points) equivalent to two (2) full-time semesters or one (1) full-time year

 

The courses for which you may get credit are:

Business Minor (four [4)] courses from the same discipline

AND

Four (4) Electives (courses from any discipline)

 

 

 

You may gain entry into this program from a:

Three (3) year Business Diploma

 

 

If selected you will get credit for:

Twelve (12) courses (144 credit points) equivalent to three (3) full-time semesters or 1.5 full-time years

 

The courses for which you may get credit are:

A combination of Business Core and Flexible courses

 

For further details on articulation and credit transfer arrangements,
visit http://mams.rmit.edu.au/6iaiou3y29j3z.pdf

 

 

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Entrance requirements

The Academic entry criteria for the program are as follows:

(a) Completed 'A' Levels and achieved:

  • 2 GCE 'A' Level passes plus a pass in an 'AO' level subject; or
  • 2 H2 level passes plus a pass in an H1 level subject.

OR

(b) Where an applicant does not have a Singaporean secondary qualification, they must meet the RMIT University criteria for their respective country of secondary education study as approved by RMIT, and notified to SIM by RMIT - as listed on the RMIT website under entry requirements by country - www.rmit.edu.au/international/entryrequiements

Admission by international students is also subject to the approval of the student pass by the Singapore Government.

OR

(c) An approved Business diploma from a recognised Singaporean Polytechnic where the language of instruction is English.

OR

(d) The Diploma in Management Studies from SIMPL.

OR

(e) An approved non-Business diploma from a recognised Singaporean Polytechnic where the language of instruction is English.

OR

(f) Any other equivalent qualifications or combination of qualifications and experience as assessed by RMIT University on a case-by-case basis.

The English language entry criteria for the programs are:

Applicants who have not obtained a minimum of C or C6 in General Paper (AO/H1 Level) or Knowledge and Inquiry (H2) must provide evidence of at least ONE of the following:

IELTS - Total of 6.5 (with no band less than 6.0);

TOEFL - Paper-Based (PBT) = 580 (TWE 4.5);

TOEFL - internet-Based (iBT) = Overall score of 92, with a minimum 20 in all sections;

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE(A) = 58 (no bank less than 50);

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) = CAE Grade B (no band less than Good);

Successful completion of a recognised approved Diploma qualification or higher as where the language of instruction was English;

Other qualifications as listed on the RMIT website: www.rmit.edu.au/international/english-equivalent.

 

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External accreditation and industry links

The School of Business Industry Advisory Committee provides feedback on the currency of the program and the changing needs of industry. Membership includes senior executives from a number of major national companies. The Committee provides feedback on the currency of our programs, the changing needs of Industry and has input into the design of new programs.

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Student expenses and charges in addition to fees

Once you are enrolled as a student in this program you will need to allow for expenses other than university tuition fees.  Additional expenses may relate to the purchase of lecture notes, textbooks, stationery, consumables such as printer paper, fees levied by commercial internet service providers for internet access outside of the university campus, and other relevant costs.

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Library, IT and specialist resources

Library resources and services

As a student enrolled in an RMIT University program you can access many of the extensive collections of electronic resources and services provided from RMIT University Library. Resources include e-books, e-journals and newspapers and product data. Your RMIT student number will allow you to access all online resources through RMIT University Library.

Library subject guides and web based tutorials will support your learning. Electronic resources and the online Ask a Librarian reference service are accessible on and off campus 24 hours per day.  

You can find more information on RMIT University Library resources and services at http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/outside-Australia

Online learning tools and content

Log in to myRMIT https://my.rmit.edu.au/portal/ and select the myStudies tab to access study resources for your program. 

Services available to you as a student at RMIT University

RMIT University offshore partners provide resources and opportunities to assist your learning and wellbeing so you can achieve your study and career goals. The range of services available will vary at each RMIT University offshore partner. Enquire locally.

Services are available online to assist you with:

  • transition to tertiary student learning
  • study skills, academic skills including academic literacy, writing for academic purposes, research, exam preparation and much more
  • career development and employment.
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