Why study International Business?

Develop an understanding of how to test innovative ideas, products or processes, how to finance start-up ventures, and how to sell and market new products and services in New Zealand and internationally.

Complementary majors

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


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.