The premise of the International Business program is to apply a globalized 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 specialize 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.
4 Years - Full-time
IntakesSpring - FebruarySummer - JuneAutumn - September
Tuition FeesAED 232,943USD 63,472(VAT 5% inclusive)
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
Human Resource Assistants
Accreditation and Recognition
This program is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education - Higher Education Affairs and is fully recognized 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 degrees for the equivalent UOW Australia degree after completion.
To qualify for the 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 60 cp of General Education, 54 cp from program core, 6 cp Capstone subject and the specific major requirements.
ECON216 International Economics
FIN 241 International Financial Management
ECON251 Industry and Trade in Asia
MARK343 International Marketing
MGNT210 Managing Across Cultures
MGNT314 Strategic Management
MGNT341 International and Comparative Human Resource Management
MGNT389 International Business Management
Plus 6 electives. Zero level subjects cannot be taken as electives
ACCY111 Accounting Fundamentals in Society
COMM101 Principles of Responsible Business
COMM121 Statistics for Business
ECON100 Economic Essentials for Business
FIN 111 Introductory Principles of Finance
MARK101 Marketing Principles
OPS 216 Operations Management
MGNT110 Introduction to Management
One subject from the following 3 options (6cp):
ACCY112 Accounting in Organisations*
ECON102 Economics and Society
MGNT102 Business Communications
COMM331 (Capstone) Integrative Business Capstone
*Students majoring in Accountancy or Finance must undertake ACCY112. Students majoring in International Business are strongly encouraged to take ECON102.
General Education (GED)
Students are required to complete 60 credit points of General Education from the following seven (7) categories:
English, Arabic or other languages (18cp)
GED 010 Academic Study Skills 1
GED 020 Academic Study Skills 2
Information Technology and Mathematics (12cp)
MATH060 Foundation Mathematics for Business
OPS 113 Business Oriented Information Systems
Islamic Studies or History or Culture (6cp)
ARTS017 Islamic Culture
One subject from Natural or Physical Sciences (6cp)
ENVI030 Environmental Science
PHYS030 Foundation Physics
One subject from Humanities or Arts (6cp)
ARTS035 Introduction to Philosophy
LAW 101 Law, Business and Society
One subject from Social or Behavioural Sciences (6cp)
PSYC015 Introduction to Psychology
SOC 103 Introduction to Sociology
Innovation and Entrepreneurship (6cp)
INE 301 Fundamentals of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Students are expected to complete 6 electives (30 cp) from 100, 200 or 300 levels.