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Work on the international stage

The world economy is increasingly moving toward a global economy, and concurrently business is increasingly becoming international business. It's no wonder companies place such importance on business professionals with the knowledge and skills to successfully operate with and in international markets.

It takes a special set of skills to engage the international business community and nobody understands this better than Griffith's 40+ international business experts. By opening the door to information and ideas from both home and abroad, Griffith is continually helping to develop specifically-skilled graduates and create more opportunities for Australian businesses to successfully engage with foreign markets.

NEW scholarships - Second round applications close 3 Feb

BusinessPLUS scholarships

We offer three new BusinessPLUS scholarship categories this year, which seek to reward potential as well as excellence - so it’s worthwhile investigating whether you might qualify to receive one. Scholarships can cover tuition fees, education and living expenses. You can apply if you are coming straight from year 12, or if you have left high school and are applying to start an undergraduate university degree. They add to over 600 scholarships available at Griffith. You can also apply for multiple scholarships with just one application; we’ll match you with the Griffith University scholarship you are eligible for and it's free.

What is BusinessPLUS?

When you study Business at Griffith you get more than just a high-quality degree. You get the BusinessPLUS advantage. BusinessPLUS is a program designed to give Griffith business school students the skills and networks they will later rely on in the workplace. Open to any Griffith Business School student, the program caters for beginners as well as those who have more advanced skills. BusinessPLUS combines skills based, career management training with opportunities for internships, our mentoring program and industry engagement projects that introduce you to the business networks you’ll rely on later.

BusinessPLUS Academic Excellence Scholarships

Valued between $15,000 - $20,000, OP 1-8

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BusinessPLUS Transition Scholarships

Valued between $7,500 - $10,000, OP 9-14

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BusinessPLUS First Peoples Scholarships

Valued between $15,000 - $20,000, open to first peoples

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Become a researcher

If you are considering ongoing research study, Griffith Business School has a number of disciplines where you can specialise by studying a PHD.

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Didn’t quite make the cut?

If you did not quite qualify for your favourite degree, you can still come to Griffith. Study a diploma or Master’s qualifying program at Griffith College and you’ll receive credit into a range of bachelor and master’s degrees at Griffith Business School.

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Study international business at Griffith

Learn from the best

Griffith is a recognised leader in the field, ranking in the top 100 for political and international studies in the QS World University Subject Rankings. Our international business degree will give you critical business skills and knowledge with an international perspective. You’ll learn about the social, cultural and political dimensions of global business from our award-winning teachers and benefit from their knowledge, experience and connections.

Hands-on learning

You’ll develop practical skills through specialist courses designed to prepare you for your future career. Get out of the lecture theatre and into the field with local and global internships. You’ll gain professional experience working on a project for a real company or community organisation, plus credit towards your degree.

Expand your skill set

You’ll have the option to learn a language as part of your international business degree including Chinese, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Modern Greek, Russian or Spanish. You can also complement your studies with a major or minor:

Study your way

You can start your international business degree in February, July or October. Build your studies around your lifestyle — with the flexibility of studying part-time or full-time, over two or three trimesters each year, you can manage your student life.

5-Star Rated

Griffith Business School is rated 5-stars for Educational Experience and Teaching Quality in Business and Management by the Good Universities Guide 2018, a leading independent provider of high-quality education and career information.

Sarah Bairstow

International business and law graduate Sarah Bairstow joined Santos in 2010 as a corporate lawyer on the $18.5 billion Gladstone Liquefied Natural Gas project. She later took on the role of corporate lawyer with the project's LNG marketing team before being promoted to the commercial position of LNG marketing manager where she is directly responsible for the negotiation of long-term sale and purchase agreements with some of the world's largest LNG corporations. Sarah highlights her training at Griffith as a key factor to her professional progress. 'I learnt to think critically and to challenge the status quo.'

Sarah Bairstow

Study options

It is important to check the degree requirements including placement requirements, before you apply.

Scholarships

Over 600 Scholarships available

Career outcomes

Take your career to the global stage

Due to the nature of international business, careers in this area are extremely varied

International business graduates can be found in nearly every industry including the public, private, government and not-for-profit sectors. You'll find opportunities in international trade administration, corporate and government relations, business intelligence, foreign affairs, international marketing, import and export, international banking, travel and tourism, international freight, strategic planning, research, public relations, global operations, economic development, insurance, foreign exchange, mergers and acquisitions, international aid and logistics.

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Life at Griffith

You can gain more than just a degree at Griffith. With plenty of opportunities to balance life and study, you can make memories and mates to last a lifetime.

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Key dates

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Saturday 16 December — Thursday 21 December

Know Your Options - Online

Chat online with our expert study advisers after you have received your entry score, to discuss your study options. Find out about pathways, entry requirements and program options, plus what you can do if your score was higher or lower than expected.

*Excluding Sunday 17 December.

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Sunday 11 August — Sunday 11 August

Open Day 2019

With 240 information sessions, activities and tours across our Gold Coast, Nathan and South Bank campuses, discover what’s possible at Griffith.

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