Why study International Business?

Examine how business organisations operate in an international environment. You will gain an understanding of the development and implementation of strategy, managerial activities and organisational issues.

Complementary majors

A double major combines two specialist fields of study. It enhances your career prospects. International Business complements majors in all other business related disciplines, especially:


Career opportunities

All areas of management in internationally active organisations, such as exporters, global consumer or industrial goods manufacturers, and financial service providers. Also institutions with which international firms  cooperate, including trade promotiona and development agencies. 

Programmes available

Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)
The BCom offers International Business as a single major or as a double major alongside one of the other majors offered within the BCom. It is recommended that it is studied in a double major combination. You can also study the Bachelor of Commerce in International Business as part of a conjoint degree programme where you study for two degrees at once.

Bachelor of Commerce (Hons)
The BCom(Hons) in International Business consists of one year of full-time postgraduate study following the Bachelor of Commerce degree. Entry is based on superior grades in the subject area in the relevant undergraduate courses.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
As a general rule you need to have successfully completed either the bachelors honours degree or masters degree with superior grades to be considered for a PhD in International Business.