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International Business

We believe that business is now a global enterprise. That’s why we offer international business at Swinburne.

International business courses are an opportunity to explore the global marketplace. You’ll gain an understanding of overseas markets and the challenges associated with their operation. We provide insight into the role of culture and the business customs, economic systems, and political and trade policies that affect international business.

Future careers can be found in international trade, marketing, tourism, government and organisation who serve international clients.

Course detail

Describe the course structure, career opportunities, training content, output standards, and business connections.

Program Code:

Duration: 3 years

Faculty: Business

Location: Hanoi

Mode: Full–time

Time launch: September 2019

Career Opportunities

Graduates enjoy open career options relating to the current international context, such as: International business owner, entrepreneur, change manager, product developer, product manager, trade specialist, import/export coordinator, human resource manager, international business strategist, multi-national sales manager

Education program

Successful completion of the Bachelor of Business (International Business) requires students to complete units of study to the value of 300 credit points. All units of study are valued at 12.5 credit points unless otherwise stated.

The course is delivered through lectures, tutorials, projects, and group work and industry placements.

Assessments will vary with each course but may include examinations, assignments, presentations, projects and group work.


Core studies 

8 units (100 credit points)

Units Unit codes Credit points
Financial Information for Decision Making ACC10007 12..5
Innovative Business Practice BUS10012 12.5
Economic Principles ECO10004 12.5
Introduction to Business Information Systems INF10003 12.5
Introduction to Management MGT10001 12.5
Fundamentals of Marketing MKT10007 12.5
Industry Consulting Project * BUS30009 12.5
Advanced Innovative Business Practice * BUS30024 12.5

*Outcome unit – completion demonstrates the attainment of course learning outcomes.



8 units (100 credit points)


Selected Major: International Business

Units Unit codes Credit points

International Business Operations

INB10002 12..5
Global Business Cultures INB20007 12.5
Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management SCM20003 12.5
Global and Digital Marketplaces INB20009 12.5
Asian Regionalism and Global Business INB20012 12.5
International Investment and Economic Development INB30011 12.5
International Finance and Law INB30013 12.5
Sustainable International Business Strategy INB30020 12.5

Course Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:

  • define and integrate theoretical principles applicable to a business discipline and apply those principles in a range of practices
  • systematically review and critically evaluate research from a variety of sources in order to make informed judgements on options for innovatively solving a range of problems that arise in business contexts
  • formulate creative solutions that are fit for purpose and demonstrate cognisance of the impact of business decisions on the environment, economy and society
  • coherently articulate a line of reasoning demonstrating cultural sensitivity and apply a framework to analyse and offer solutions to ethical dilemmas
  • communicate a range of business arguments by evaluating and implementing alternative communication strategies as appropriate to the audience
  • build on and continuously develop the intellectual independence to be critical and reflective learners, cognisant of new technologies
  • work collaboratively in diverse groups
  • appraise workplace expectations and opportunities related to their discipline, and integrate their studies with professional practice to enhance their career readiness

Business connection

Swinburne Vietnam’s strategic network which includes FPT Group’s companies and partners, helps connect students with leading industry experts and professionals. Students will learn to reach out and build professional relationships that can blossom into lifelong mentorship opportunities.

Student Work