Courses Handbook 2006 - [Archived]

308533 v.2 Postgraduate Diploma in Commerce (International Business)


Course CRICOS Code: 051633M
Registered full-time Duration for International Onshore Students on student visas: 1 Year


Designed to develop global managerial competencies for business and commerce in the Asia-Pacific region. The course features guided independent study, team projects and maximum use of information and communications technology. A unique feature of the course is its action learning format and emphasis on international business competencies.

Course Entry Requirements/Prerequisites

A bachelor degree in a business, commerce discipline preferably with relevant work experience in an international managerial role.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Applications for recognition of prior learning are assessed on an individual basis.

Duration and Availability

This fee-paying course is two semesters full-time or equivalent part-time study. Some units are available in the evening.

Professional Recognition

Depending upon the major area of study chosen, graduates are eligible for membership of the Australian Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management.

Career Opportunities

Graduates generally find employment positions with companies that have an interest in or focus on international activities in the intermediary managerial level.

Additional Course Expenses

Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks, readers and other essential study materials.

Course Structure



Year 1

10962 v.3   Law (International Business) 533 3.0 25.0
12032 v.5   Internet Fundamentals 501 3.0 25.0
12285 v.4   Global Business 650 3.0 25.0
12474 v.3   International Marketing 615 3.0 25.0
306344 v.1   Comparative Management 601 3.0 25.0
306346 v.1   Dynamics of International Strategy 601 3.0 25.0
5745 v.6   Industrial Relations (Comparative) 562 3.0 25.0
5758 v.6   International Management 675 3.0 25.0


Year Location   All* Internal Partially Online Internal^ External Fully Online#
2006 Bentley Campus Semester 1   Y      
2006 Bentley Campus Semester 2   Y      

The information displayed above refers to study periods and locations where the course is available for first time entry. Students are normally only offered or admitted to a course once.

*The course itself may not be available either solely internally or externally but individual units may be offered in either or both of those modes. Prospective students should contact the Course Coordinator for further information.

^Course and associated units are offered in this mode permitting International Onshore student enrolment.

#Course and associated units are offered in this online only mode and DO NOT permit International Onshore student enrolment.

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