Bachelor of Commerce (International)

About Bachelor of Commerce (International) at UNSW

The Bachelor of Commerce (International) is your gateway to worldwide career opportunities. Build global connections on an international student exchange that’s supported with a financial scholarship.

You'll study a full Bachelor of Commerce with an additional International Studies stream. As part of your Bachelor of Commerce you will complete an Integrated First Year, up to 2 business majors and for-credit work integrated learning. In your international studies stream, you can choose to focus on a language or a broad international studies area such as politics or history.

This four-year degree includes a year of an international exchange, with a $5000 scholarship to help cover the cost of the exchange. You’ll live and study overseas, learn a language and be mentored toward your goals - gaining personalised industry insights from an exceptional UNSW Business School Alumni Leader.

Your Specialisation

This degree develops cross-cultural perspectives as well as the business acumen needed for a career in the rapidly changing global environment. In the innovative first year curriculum you’ll learn how to recognise and analyse current global business challenges and opportunities.

You’ll understand business essentials from day one and be able to confidently choose the business majors that are right for you. Choose one or two majors from a broad variety of disciplines including finance, marketing, fintech, business analytics and more. See the degree structure for more detailed information.

Complement your business major/s with a focus on international studies. Your options include language studies such as Japanese, French and Mandarin, and courses from politics and international relations, Asian or European studies, and more.

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Gather life experiences and cultural insights from a one-year international exchange. 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.

Put what you learn in the classroom to practice in real business environments. All Commerce students complete for-credit work integrated learning as a part of their degree in the form of internships, business practicums and group consulting projects.

You’ll understand business concepts and have skills in critical thinking, creative problem-solving and decision-making within a global context. With a thorough fundamental understanding of your chosen industry, you’ll be able to build international networks and prosper on a global scale.

Depending on your major, you can earn 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, Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) and Institute of Public Accountants.

As a part of the Bachelor of Commerce (International) you will be mentored by one of our UNSW Business School Alumni Leaders. These alumni are experienced in international work and study and are provided as mentors to support your study choices and career path decisions. These outstanding 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.

Relevant Roles

Combining business with international studies opens up a variety of career paths with various organisations including:

  • Accountant/Auditor
  • Commercial Manager
  • Consultant
  • Customer Experience Officer
  • Cyber Security Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Digital Innovation Officer
  • Economist
  • Financial Advisor
  • Human Resource Consultant
  • ICT Business/System Analyst
  • International Business Development Manager
  • Investment Banker
  • Management Consultant
  • Marketing/Brand Manager
  • Property Business Analyst
  • Recruitment Officer
  • Tax Advisor
  • Strategist
  • Venture Capitalist

Visit Alumni leaders for more information.