Why study International Trade?

International Trade is concerned with the exchange of capital, goods, and services across international borders or territories. You can study International Trade in the Bachelor of Commerce.

International Trade major suspended from 2014


The BCom major in International Trade will be suspended from the end of 2014. This major is no longer open for new admissions.

What you will learn


You will learn about International Trade using economic analysis and practical management perspectives, with an option to include International Trade Law as well.

Areas of study


Areas of study include international business environment; government and the global firm, economics and commercial law; business in Europe, the Americas and the Asia-Pacific region; and how New Zealand competes in the international trade market.

Career opportunities


If you study International Trade at undergraduate level, you may decide to follow one of these career pathways: trade policy adviser, international trade consultant, industrial business manager.

Programmes available


You can study International Trade in the following programmes:

Bachelor of Commerce
The BCom offers International Trade as a single major or as a double major alongside one of the other majors offered within the BCom. You can also study the Bachelor of Commerce in International Trade as part of a conjoint degree programme where you study for two degrees at once.