Bachelor of International Studies / Bachelor of Business



Delivery Mode On campus
Location Bankstown; Parramatta
Duration  4F
Intake Information Semester 1 (Autumn); Semester 2 - (Spring)
Apply Direct Code 1820.1
UAC Code 724518 [Bankstown]; 724520 [Parramatta]
Entrance Rank 70.00 [Bankstown]; 70.10 [Parramatta]
Fee Information

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Key :  FFull time study,  P = Part time study,  A =  Accelerated full time study

Part-time refers to study load, not to timetabling of evening classes.



Delivery ModeOn campus
LocationBankstown; Parramatta
Intake InformationSemester 1 (Autumn); Semester 2 - (Spring)
Course Code1820.1 [CRICOS CODE 089212G] 
Entrance Rank

Please refer to Admission Requirements

Fee Information

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Key :  FFull time study,  P = Part time study,  A =  Accelerated full time study

Part-time refers to study load, not to timetabling of evening classes.


Graduates will have a solid grounding in the relationships of societies, cultures, languages and systems of government within the international system. Students will develop their capacity to appreciate the historical development of relations among nation states and analyse contemporary political, economic, social and cultural issues such as globalisation, transnationalism and migration. Students complete a major in International Relations and Asian Studies, a sub-major in either Japanese or Chinese language, and a key program in either International Business or Marketing.

This Western Sydney University double degree is designed for students who want to combine their interest and expertise in International Relations and Asian Studies with a good understanding of basic business issues, complemented by a high level of knowledge relevant to a specific business discipline.

The Business component of this program will be offered at the new Parramatta City campus, 169 Macquarie Street, Parramatta.


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Career Opportunities for the Bachelor of International Studies / Bachelor of Business

Careers in...

  • Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (and other federal departments)
  • overseas organisations
  • trade and tourist organisations
  • business and industry
  • education and research
  • non-government organisations

As a graduate of the double degree in International Studies and Business and Commerce, you will enjoy a wide range of career options in Australia or overseas.

Academic Profile

Doctor Wayne Fallon

Wayne is a senior lecturer in Management in the School of Business. With a PhD in management and corporate social responsibility, his current teaching responsibilities are primarily in the areas of business sustainability, governance and ethics, and management and leadership skills, with focus on engaged learning and academic service learning. He joined academia in 2002 with previous positions in senior and line management in Austral…

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How to apply

All domestic applications for entry to Western Sydney University undergraduate courses must be made through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) (opens in a new window). Step by step instructions are available on the Apply Now pages.

Instructions for international applications are available on the International Admissions pages.