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C10343v1 Bachelor of Management Bachelor of Arts in International Studies

Award(s): Bachelor of Management (BM)
Bachelor of Arts in International Studies (BA)

UAC code: 609090(Autumn session)
CRICOS code: 084785M
Commonwealth supported place?: Yes
Load credit points: 240
Course EFTSL: 5
Location: City campus

Overview
Course aims
Career options
Course intended learning outcomes
Admission requirements
Assumed knowledge
Credit recognition
Course duration and attendance
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Course program
Other information

Overview

The Bachelor of Management Bachelor of Arts in International Studies is offered jointly by UTS: Business and UTS: International Studies. The degree integrates the study of business management with a major in the language and culture of another country.

Course aims

Graduates emerge with the leadership, business design and innovation skills required to successfully manage contemporary organisations in the commercial, public and not-for-profit sectors of the economy, and are provided with an opportunity to acquire knowledge and understanding of another language and culture.

Career options

Career options include event management, festival management, event coordination, event tourism planning, destination management, destination marketing, conference organiser, meetings planner, business event manager, wedding planner, entertainment venue management, tourism management, travel consultant, travel management, corporate travel management, recreation planning, social media management, event marketing, tourism marketing, sport marketing, sport management, sport venue management, sport event management, sport event tourism management, sports agent, sports administrator, player manager, sponsorship manager, and player relations manager. Career options are enhanced by international experience, making students more marketable to prospective employers.

Course intended learning outcomes

1.1 Access and analyse relevant management knowledge and concepts to understand management practice in a global workplace
1.2 Apply relevant management knowledge and concepts to decision-making in professional practice
2.1 Apply innovative problem solving processes to address management issues in a specific industry context
3.1 Convey information clearly and fluently, in high quality written form appropriate for their audience
3.2 Use oral communication appropriately to convey information clearly and fluently
3.3 Employ teamwork and communication skills to work effectively within a team
4.1 Critically analyse managerial decisions in terms of ethical practice and social responsibility
4.2 Critically analyse sustainability principles for various stakeholders in relation to business contexts
5.1 Apply technical and professional skills within specialised management practice
INT.1.1 Graduates will have the capacity to operate appropriately in intercultural professional contexts
INT.1.2 Graduates will demonstrate the application of international knowledge as adaptable, flexible and resourceful practitioners
INT.1.3 Graduates will have a broad and coherent understanding of the historical, political, cultural, social and economic situations in other countries
INT.2.1 Graduates will be able to creatively design and conduct independent, engaged and ethical research in and about other cultural contexts and societies
INT.2.2 Graduates will possess critical problem-solving and research-led analytical skills in international and intercultural change
INT.3.1 Graduates will be able to personally reflect upon the relationship between diverse cultures in Australia while confidently engaging successfully with cultures overseas, particularly in this region
INT.4.1 Graduates will have the capacity to reflect upon and contextualise Indigenous peoples' experiences and circumstances to professional and social situations as and when appropriate
INT.5.1 As informed and engaged international citizens, graduates will demonstrate cosmopolitan openness, with an awareness of, and commitment to, ethical practices
INT.6.1 Graduates will possess a high-level of oral and written communication skills in English and, where relevant, a developed level of oral and written communication skills in at least one language other than English

Key

INT = International Studies course intended learning outcomes (CILOs)

Admission requirements

Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification, Australian Qualifications Framework Diploma, or equivalent Australian or overseas qualification at the required level.

Admission to the combined degree is on merit according to the admissions policy for the Bachelor of Management (C10342). There is a range of entry levels to the various language and culture programs. Students are admitted to the international studies program with no guarantee of entry to a specific major, although every effort is made to meet students' preferences.

The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

International students

Visa requirement: To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Assumed knowledge

There are no prior language requirements for the international studies program.

Credit recognition

Information about credit recognition in the management component of the course is available in the Bachelor of Management (C10342).

Course duration and attendance

The course is offered full time over five years. Students spend two sessions of study at a university or other higher education institution in the country of their major.

Course structure

All students must complete 240 credit points of study, comprising 144 credit points relating to management and 96 credit points relating to international studies. Full details of the Bachelor of Management component of the combined degree are available from the Bachelor of Management (C10342). The Bachelor of Arts in International Studies requires undergraduates to study a region or country major over a minimum of three years. The Bachelor of Arts in International Studies is not offered as a separate degree, but is completed only in combination with the professional degree program.

Overseas study

Students spend their fourth year of study at a university overseas.

Course completion requirements

STM90928 Core subjects (Management) 48cp
STM90929 Business Design and Innovation stream 24cp
CBK91013 Major choice (Management) 48cp
CBK91014 Electives 24cp
CBK90005 Country major choice 96cp
Total 240cp

Course program

Typical full-time programs are provided below, showing suggested study sequences for students who choose the Germany major as their International Studies major. Other countries may be chosen from the list of majors in CBK90005. The programs have the same structure but with subjects specific to the chosen country major.

Course programs for each individual major are available at study plan management.

Events major, Autumn commencing, full time
Year 1
Autumn session
21637 Event and Entertainment Contexts   6cp
21639 Event Impacts and Legacies   6cp
24108 Marketing Foundations   6cp
21129 Managing People and Organisations   6cp
Spring session
21640 Event Management   6cp
21654 Socio-political Context of Management   6cp
21440 Management Skills   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
21650 Positioning and Promoting Events   6cp
21641 Event Sponsorship and Revenue   6cp
976001 Foundations in International Studies   8cp
97601 German Language and Culture 1   8cp
Spring session
21651 Professional Internship   6cp
21645 Managing Human Resources   6cp
97602 German Language and Culture 2   8cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp
Year 3
Autumn session
21653 Servicescape and Venue: design, operations and management   6cp
21648 Management Research Skills   6cp
97603 German Language and Culture 3   8cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp
Spring session
21644 Law and Ethics for Managers   6cp
23115 Economics for Business   6cp
97604 German Language and Culture 4   8cp
976421 Contemporary Germany   8cp
Year 4
Autumn session
977420 In-country Study 1: Germany   24cp
Spring session
978420 In-country Study 2: Germany   24cp
Year 5
Autumn session
21227 Innovation and Entrepreneurship   6cp
21632 Business Strategy and Scenario Planning   6cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp
Spring session
21643 Innovation Lab   6cp
21638 Event Creation Lab (Capstone)   6cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp
Tourism major, Autumn commencing, full time
Year 1
Autumn session
21660 Tourism in a Global Context   6cp
21659 The Tourist Experience   6cp
24108 Marketing Foundations   6cp
21129 Managing People and Organisations   6cp
Spring session
21647 Managing Tourism Sectors   6cp
21654 Socio-political Context of Management   6cp
21440 Management Skills   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
21652 Reputation and Risk Management in Tourism   6cp
21661 Tourism Promotion and Distribution   6cp
976001 Foundations in International Studies   8cp
97601 German Language and Culture 1   8cp
Spring session
21651 Professional Internship   6cp
21645 Managing Human Resources   6cp
97602 German Language and Culture 2   8cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp
Year 3
Autumn session
21636 Developing Sustainable Destinations   6cp
21648 Management Research Skills   6cp
97603 German Language and Culture 3   8cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp
Spring session
21644 Law and Ethics for Managers   6cp
23115 Economics for Business   6cp
97604 German Language and Culture 4   8cp
976421 Contemporary Germany   8cp
Year 4
Autumn session
977420 In-country Study 1: Germany   24cp
Spring session
978420 In-country Study 2: Germany   24cp
Year 5
Autumn session
21227 Innovation and Entrepreneurship   6cp
21632 Business Strategy and Scenario Planning   6cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp
Spring session
21643 Innovation Lab   6cp
21634 Current Challenges in Tourism (Capstone)   6cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp
Sport Business major, Autumn commencing, full time
Year 1
Autumn session
21655 Sport and Society   6cp
23115 Economics for Business   6cp
24108 Marketing Foundations   6cp
21129 Managing People and Organisations   6cp
Spring session
21658 The Organisation of Australian Sport   6cp
21654 Socio-political Context of Management   6cp
21440 Management Skills   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
21646 Managing Professional Sport   6cp
21649 Olympic Games and Sport Mega-Events   6cp
976001 Foundations in International Studies   8cp
97601 German Language and Culture 1   8cp
Spring session
21657 The International Sport Marketplace   6cp
21645 Managing Human Resources   6cp
97602 German Language and Culture 2   8cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp
Year 3
Autumn session
21227 Innovation and Entrepreneurship   6cp
21632 Business Strategy and Scenario Planning   6cp
97603 German Language and Culture 3   8cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp
Spring session
21656 Sport Marketing and Media   6cp
21643 Innovation Lab   6cp
97604 German Language and Culture 4   8cp
976421 Contemporary Germany   8cp
Year 4
Autumn session
977420 In-country Study 1: Germany   24cp
Spring session
978420 In-country Study 2: Germany   24cp
Year 5
Autumn session
21648 Management Research Skills   6cp
21651 Professional Internship   6cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp
Spring session
21644 Law and Ethics for Managers   6cp
21635 Current Issues in Sport Business (Capstone)   6cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp

Other information

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