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Bachelor of Commerce : International Business (BCOM INTL BUS) Degree

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 UOWD's BCom - International Business in Dubai will provide you with the knowledge and understanding to operate in a worldwide arena. The program offers three elective tracks, allowing you to specialise in Marketing, Financial Management or Human Resource Management. Each will develop your skills and understanding of conducting trade in a global economy and in developing cross-cultural business relationships.

Duration
4 Years - Full-time

Intakes
Spring - January
Summer - June
Autumn - September

Tuition Fees
AED 232,943
USD 63,472
(VAT 5% inclusive)

 
 

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Career Opportunities

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

Accreditation and Recognition

All Business programs at the University of Wollongong in Dubai are accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the UAE Ministry of Education – Higher Education Affairs and are licensed by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA). Also, all Business programs of the University of Wollongong are accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

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 Australia degree after completion.

Program Structure

To qualify for award of the degree of Bachelor of Commerce (International Business), a candidate shall accrue an aggregate of at least 204 Credit Points (cp) which include 42 cp of General Education, 72 cp from program core (including 6 cp Capstone subject) and the specific major requirements.

Program Core

Subject Code Subject Title Credit Points
MATH060* Foundation Mathematics for Business 6
OPS 113 Business Oriented Information Systems 6
ACCY111 Accounting Fundamentals in Society 6
COMM101 Principles of Responsible Business 6
COMM121 Statistics for Business 6
ECON100 Economic Essentials for Business 6
FIN 111 Introductory Principles of Finance 6
MARK101 Marketing Principles 6
OPS 216 Operations Management 6
MGNT110 Introduction to Management 6
 
Plus at least one of the subjects from the following list
ECON102 Economics and Society 6
ACCY112 Accounting in Organisations 6
MGNT102 Business Communications 6
 
COMM331 (Capstone) Integrative Business Capstone 6

* Challenge tests are available in MATH060. The tests are held in the first week of the semester and exemption from a subject will be granted on attaining a score of 60% or above.

Major

Subject Code Subject title Credit Points
ECON216 International Economics 6
FIN 241 International Financial Management 6
ECON251 Industry and Trade in Asia 6
MARK343 International Marketing 6
MGNT210 Managing Across Cultures 6
MGNT314 Strategic Management 6
MGNT341 International and Comparative Human Resource Management 6
MGNT389 International Business Management 6
PLUS, Students must select seven (7) elective subjects of which a maximum of three (3) can be at 100 level and remaining subjects must be at 200 or 300 level. Zero level subjects cannot be taken as electives.

 

General Education (GED)

All students enrolled starting autumn 2020, must complete 42 credit point of General education as follows:

Subject Code Subject Title Credit Points
GEDA010 Academic Language Skills 6
GEDB010 Research Language Skills 6
GED 020 Academic Study Skills 2 6
ARTS317 Muslim Societies Across the Ages 6
INE 301 Fundamentals of Innovation and Entrepreneurship 6
One subject from Arabic Language * 6
One subject from UAE Studies ** 6
 
* Options in Arabic Language
ARA 101* Arabic for Beginners 1A 6
ARA 102* Arabic for Elementary level users 6
 
** Options in UAE Studies
PUBH115 Public Health 6
URBS103 Urban Sociology 6
GEOG222 Society and Environment 6
IRAE135 UAE and International Relations 6

* Placement tests will be conducted in ARA101 and ARA102 at the start of the semester

For students who enrolled prior to Autumn 2020, please refer to the following link

 

Program Director

Dr Flevy Lasrado

Dr Flevy Lasrado
Assistant Professor
BA,Bangalore University, MBA, Quality Management, PhD University of Salford, UK

Prior to joining UOWD, she taught both MBA and undergraduate degree courses at various universities in Dubai. She carries extensive experience in quality assurance and institutional effectiveness ...

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