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The Bachelor of International Business is designed for students wishing to pursue accounting and business careers in an international context. Students will gain an understanding of key areas of business including economics, accounting, business communication, management, and marketing. The 1st year of the Bachelor of International Business is equivalent to the Diploma of Business program.


3 years full-time or 6 years part-time

International students are required to maintain a full-time study load on campus basis.


On campus (Eveleigh NSW 2015;Hobart TAS 7000; Highgate WA 6003)


Refer to key dates


Domestic Students: Please refer to Undergraduate Admission Requirements.

International Students: Please refer to Overseas Qualification Recognition.



Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is available and will be assessed in accordance with IMC's RPL policy and procedure. Please refer to the Application for Recognition of Prior Learning and the RPL policy and procedure for further details.


The Bachelor of International Business consists of two streams:

General course structure

Accounting Major course structure


Assessment methods are designed to encourage learning, provide feedback and measure achievement of unit learning outcomes. Forms of assessment vary among units and include research reports, projects, essays, group work, presentations, problem solving and case studies as well as tests, quizzes and examinations. Students may be required to complete assessment tasks alone or in groups to encourage development of generic skills. Assessments generally require a written submission but may include an oral presentation. In capstone units, assessments may include industry engagement and an extensive report.


IMC offers its students of the Bachelor of International Business (General or Accounting Major) the opportunity to study one semester at Fudan University in Shanghai, China. For more information, please see: Study Program at Fudan


General stream

This degree is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in the global business environment. Students who complete this degree are eligible to apply for postgraduate programs at Australia's leading universities in areas including accounting, business, management, and marketing. This is subject to the admission requirements of the individual institutions.

Career options include:

  • International business analyst
  • International communications manager
  • International marketer
  • International relations manager
  • Management consultant

Accounting major stream

The Bachelor of International Business has been accredited by the Certified Practising Accountants in Australia (CPA Australia) and the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ). Graduates of the Accounting Major are eligible to apply for Associate Membership of CPA Australia. Students will also meet the academic requirements for entry to the CAANZ Program in Australia.

Students are responsible for ensuring that all units required by CPAA and/or CAANZ are included in their program of study if progression to the CPA Program or CAANZ Program is planned.  Students are advised to check the list of required units on the register of accredited courses displayed on the websites of each professional accounting organisation. 

Career options include:

  • Accounting
  • Banking
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Human resource management
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Marketing communication