The Bachelor of Commerce in International Business is one of six BCom degree programs offered at the University of Wollongong in Dubai.
The premise of the International Business program is to apply a globalised perspective to the management and development of commercial enterprise. If you are interested in working within different social, political and cultural contexts, the Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) in International Business will provide you with the knowledge and understanding to operate in a worldwide arena.
The Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) in International Business will help you understand the principles of conducting trade in a global economy and offers three elective tracks to specialise in either Marketing, Financial Management or Human Resource Management.
If you select the Marketing specialism, you will develop an in-depth understanding of marketing in a global context. The Financial Management track will provide you with a thorough grounding in financial function across international boundaries. The Human Resource Management specialism will focus on integrating intercultural and cross-cultural dimensions in a range of human resource management initiatives, including recruitment, training and development and occupational health.
UOWD’s BCom in International Business provides a comprehensive overview of commerce in a global context, which is applicable to a range of business sectors. The program’s international focus also prepares participants for careers in a transnational environment. Graduates of the BCom in International Business can undertake professional roles such as:
- Import/ Export Managers
- Freight Handling Technicians
- Logistic Technicians
- Sales Managers
- Account Managers
- Relationship Managers
- Human Resource Assistants.
Accreditation and Recognition
This program is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and is fully recognised within the UAE, GCC nations and internationally for further education and employment in the private and public sectors.
In addition, the program is quality assured by UOW, which is registered with the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA), the national regulator of the higher education sector in Australia. UOWD graduates have the opportunity to exchange their UOWD degree for the equivalent UOW degree after completion.
You are required to complete 34 subjects according to the sequence of study listed below. There are 30 compulsory subjects that are required, and four elective subjects to be selected from either the Marketing, Financial Management or Human Resource Management theme. The full list of subjects is shown below.
General Education (GED) Requirements
|ARTS015+||Introduction to University Life|
|MATH015*||Foundation Mathematics A|
|STAT015*||Introduction to Statistics|
|PSYC015||Introduction to Psychology|
|LAW101||Law, Business and Society|
|IACT201||Information Technology & Citizens Rights|
|Introduction to Philosophy
Foundation Mathematics B
+ or approved equivalent
Note: List of GED requirements is subject to change
* Challenge Tests are available in MATH 015, CSCI 015 and STAT 015. The tests are held in the first week of your joining semester and a mark of 60% or above will entitle you to an exemption from that subject.
Commerce Core Subjects
|ACCY111||Accounting Fundamentals in Society|
|ACCY112||Accounting in Organizations|
|COMM113||Business Oriented Information Systems|
|COMM121||Statistics for Business|
|ECON101||Macroeconomic Essentials for Business|
|FIN111||Introductory Principles of Finance|
|MGMT110||Introduction to Management|
|COMM351||Business Ethics and Governance|
BCom International Business
|ECON216||International Trade Theory and Policy|
|FIN241||International Finance Management|
|FIN353||Global Electronic Commerce|
|MGMT301||Managing Across Cultures|
|MGMT341||International and Comparative Human Resource Management|
|MGMT389||International Business Management|
You must also complete four elective subjects, based on your field of specialism, as follows:
|MARK201||Applied Marketing Research A|
|MARK202||Applied Marketing Research B|
|MARK301||Internet Application for Marketing|
|FIN226||Financial Markets and Institutions|
|ACCY231||Info Systems in Accounting|
Human Resource Management
|MGMT206||Managing Human Resources|
|MGMT205||Recruitment and Selection|
|MGMT322||Training and Development|
|MGMT321||Occupational Health and Safety Management|