The Bachelor of Commerce (International), UNSW Sydney, is your gateway to worldwide career opportunities. Build global connections on an international student exchange that’s supported with a financial scholarship.
You will develop cross-cultural perspectives as well as the business acumen needed for a career in the rapidly changing global environment. Study the same business topics as the Bachelor of Commerce (fintech, marketing, management and more) with a focus on international studies such as globalisation, international relations, and foreign language. You will also gain personalised industry insights from a unique mentoring relationship with one of our exceptional Alumni Leaders.
Graduates develop a thorough and fundamental understanding of their chosen industry. They gain valuable business knowledge and skills to build international networks and prosper on a global scale.
Why choose this bachelor’s degree?
The Bachelor of Commerce (International) offers a broad range of business courses related to navigating international business matters. Students live and study overseas, learn a language, are mentored toward goals and can earn professional accreditation. This 4 year program includes 1 year of a financially-supported international exchange.
The degree’s foundation lies in core business courses - accounting, finance, economics and management. Choose one or two business majors from a broad variety of disciplines including finance, marketing, fintech, business analytics and more. See the program structure for detailed information.
Complement your business major/s with a focus on international studies. Options include language studies such as Japanese, Spanish, French, Mandarin and more; and courses from politics and international relations, Asian or European studies, and more.
For the 1 year exchange, choose your location from more than 300 partner universities in more than 40 countries. UNSW Business School provides A$5000 scholarship to support your exchange, and our university partners include prestigious business schools in America, Europe and Asia. Visit Student Exchange for inspiration.
UNSW Business School alumni, experienced in international work and study, are provided as mentors to support your study choices and career path decisions. These exceptional graduates are selected by invitation only and have a strong desire to “pay it forward” to the next generation. Visit Alumni Leaders for more information.
Depending on the chosen major, students graduate with accreditation toward professional recognition from industry bodies including the Australian Human Resources Institute, Australian Securities and Investment Commission, CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, ACCA and Institute of Public Accountants.
UNSW Business School degrees are shaped by industry leaders and world-class academics who recognise the future will present career opportunities that don’t exist today. Our Bachelor of Commerce (International) is designed to train your mind to adapt to future challenges. You will understand business concepts, practise problem-solving, and build skills in critical thinking and decision making within a global context.
Who is this degree for?
- People who want to combine business knowledge with international studies
- People seeking a career in international affairs, public policy, international business or international relations
- Those wanting to do an international exchange with one of UNSW’s distinguished partner universities
Job and career prospects
Combining business with international studies opens up a variety of career paths with various organisations including:
- Consulting firms
- Government agencies (including foreign affairs and diplomacy)
- Media companies
- Non-government organisations (e.g. Oxfam, Amnesty International, World Vision)
- Private sector (including financial institutions, accounting firms, IT/IS companies)
- United Nations; European Union
Find out how we prepare our graduates for career success
Why the Business School?
UNSW Business School is a leading business school in the Asia-Pacific, with our subjects consistently ranking within the top 50 worldwide. Within Australia we rank 1st for Accounting and Finance, and 2nd for Business and Management studies. Worldwide, these subjects rank within the Top 50 along with Economics and Econometrics, and Computer Science and Information Systems. Read more about our rankings and reputation.
Our students build professional networks among more than 90,000 Business School alumni worldwide and begin their new career before graduation. This undergraduate degree incorporates a suite of professional development opportunities offered by Career Accelerator, that are exclusive to UNSW’s Business School students. Career Accelerator helps you build industry connections through networking and mentoring, and you can undertake internships and global business practicums for credit towards your degree.