Prepare for a career in international business through studies in international relations, international human resource management, and international marketing.
This course is structured to allow you to major in international business and complete a semester studying overseas if you choose. You can also complete a second major in a language or in another field, such as international development.
Your business studies will cover accounting, finance, economics, human resource management, and marketing. You'll approach these subjects from a global perspective, looking at the social, cultural and institutional influences on international business. For example, you'll examine the way the global economy interacts with international politics, along with the role of multilateral treaties and institutions such as the United Nations system.
Along with the options to study overseas or study a second language, you can also tailor this degree to your specific interests through up to eight electives from across the University. These electives could include international trade, international financial management, international development, or Asian studies.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with no individual band score less than 6.0;
TOEFL Paper-based Test - a minimum overall score of 550 with a score of 5 or more in the Test of Written English;
TOEFL Internet-based Test - a minimum overall score of 60 with a minimum for SLR 18; W 22;
Satisfactory completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 5B (EFS5 UG minimum 60 percent) which is available from La Trobe Melbourne; for more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.
La Trobe Melbourne Foundation Studies: 60 per cent final result in a course;
English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English) for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.
Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): a minimum score of 57 with no communicative skill score less than 50.
Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a pass grade of C or higher;
or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
- LTM Foundation Studies - 60
- Aust. Yr 12 (ATAR) 2015 (indicative only) - Melbourne: 50.1, Sydney: N/A
- International Baccalaureate - 24
- GCE A Levels - 7
- HKDSE - 2 x Level 4
- Sri Lankan A Levels - CCC
- STPM - 8
- Norway Upper Secondary Certificate - 3.5
- Sweden Slutbetyg - G
- All Indian Sen SC (Best 5 Subjects) - 60
- Vietnam (Year 12) - 8
- Indonesia (SMA) - 7.5
- GAC Cert. IV - GPA - 2.6
- GAOKAO - see: the website
If you do not meet these entry requirements you might be interested in La Trobe's Foundation Studies and Diploma Programs, which provide an alternative pathway to La Trobe's undergraduate program. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.
Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in any other English. Applicants with comparable qualifications will be considered.
Once you graduate, you could go on to work in business roles for multinational companies, financial institutions or even in the import and export business. Our graduates have broad-ranging employment opportunities in fields such as event operations, venues and destinations management, community events, and in professional event management organisations.
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