International management

Business now operates in a dynamic global environment. International management focuses on international managerial issues and the impact these global forces have on domestic business. Be prepared for the challenges facing modern managers in our vibrant global environment.

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Hannah Lundgaard

Hannah Lundgaard
Bachelor of Commerce 2011
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A global perspective

International management covers the complex and challenging arena of international management and business.

You will study a comprehensive range of topics including international economy, international human resource management and regulatory business environments in the domestic and international context – all within a constantly changing political and social global environment.

International management is offered as a major in the Bachelor of Commerce.


Gain experience while you study

Work experience can make all the difference when you graduate and are applying for jobs. You can gain work experience and credit towards your degree with Work Integrated Learning (WIL). The Faculty of Business and Law offers several flexible WIL programs suitable for most students in all disciplines and levels including those from other faculties and universities. These include business internships, community-based volunteering, work-based learning, team-based learning and industry-based learning. Read more.

Please note: Course lengths may vary in response to requirements under the Australian Qualifications Framework. Applicants should refer to the handbook for the latest information.

Undergraduate (Bachelor) degrees
Bachelor of Arts - Chinese/Bachelor of CommerceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of CommerceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of CommerceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)Course information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Commerce /Bachelor of Information SystemsCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of LawsCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of ScienceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of International Studies/Bachelor of CommerceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Property and Real Estate/Bachelor of CommerceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Public Health and Health Promotion/Bachelor of CommerceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students

Why study at Deakin?

Leading Australia with international recognition 

Deakin's Bachelor of Commerce is internationally recognised and EPAS accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). EPAS is an international quality benchmark for business programs worldwide. Deakin is the only Australian university with EPAS accreditation for its Bachelor of Commerce.

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Our courses are flexible

You can study when, where and how you like, and tailor your study around your work and lifestyle commitments. Deakin's trimester system offers three study periods each year, enabling you to commence your course at different times of the year. It also enables you to speed up or slow down your study while still completing your course within the normal time frames.

Study abroad

Gain a competitive edge with an international study experience, and earn credit towards your degree.

The Faculty of Business and Law offers a number of unique study tours throughout the year to destinations such as India, China and Europe. Or consider one of the many study abroad opportunities offered by Deakin. Find out more.


Career opportunities

Employment opportunities in international management both nationally and overseas in many environments. 

Graduates with a qualification in international business are in demand from firms dealing with international trade, subsidiaries of multinational corporations operating in Australia and other countries, consultative organisations dealing with international business issues, and firms operating in foreign countries.

A career in international business can be established in many different industries such as:

  • Imports/exports
  • Operations/supply chain management
  • Marketing
  • Direct investment
  • Licensing
  • Foreign currency investment advisor

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