International business

Post graduate students outside of The Sydney Harbour Bridge

What is international business?

The world is more connected than ever. Globalisation and technology have changed the way we do business. And so, the world needs people skilled in international business. Think of this like a gateway to worldwide career opportunities.

Why study international business? 

With a specialisation in international business, you can become a professional globetrotter, join a borderless boardroom, and change how the world does business. This study area will set you up with strong foundations in business, commerce, and/or economics, with the added bonus of one-year compulsory overseas exchange. You can even incorporate language study into your program.

Why choose UNSW?

Build global connections on an international student exchange supported by a financial scholarship. UNSW Business School is a global leader in business education and you’ll be taught by world-renowned academics and mentored by alumni leaders along the way. You’ll have access to our Career Accelerator program, as well as guaranteed work experience and internship opportunities.

Your career opportunities

To succeed in today’s highly competitive and global marketplace, companies are looking for professionals with strong knowledge and expertise of the international business environment and its operations.

Career options include: 

  • Asset management
  • Business analyst 
  • Cross-cultural advisor 
  • Export and import officer 
  • Global product coordinator 
  • International business strategist 
  • International equity officer 
  • International marketing officer 
  • International trade officer 
  • Policy advisor 
  • Purchasing officer 
  • Research analyst 

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What our graduates say

“UNSW’s global-minded outlook meant I could practice intercultural communication and understand international business practices from my lecturers, classmates and study abroad opportunities. Now my friends and networks are worldwide.” 

Katrina Iannella, Private Clients Consultant, PwC Australia