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Bachelor of Business (International Business)

This course is available

Online, On-Campus

Level of Study

Bachelor's Degree


3 years

Next start date

Expected Jul 2024


Manawatu Campus


Specialise in International Business for your Bachelor of Business at Massey

The Bachelor of Business (International Business) gives you the skills to manage the world of international business. You will learn the many challenges that come from doing business with different countries. You’ll understand how to negotiate and communicate across cultural and linguistic barriers.

The global economy has a major impact on our daily lives. The products we use, the financial transactions we undertake and our jobs are all subject to international business decisions. Understanding these impacts allows us to work more effectively in society and in business.

Massey’s international business specialisation has a comprehensive range of courses. You’ll learn about cross-cultural management, international business strategy, the political economy of international business, regional economic integration and contemporary issues relevant to international business.

The qualification centres around the Asia-Pacific business environment and its impact on Australasian business organisations.

You’ll also look at the bigger picture, focusing on the global environment in areas of international business, no matter where you are.

The Bachelor of Business will give you the leadership, communication and critical thinking skills that will make you a sought-after employee. It will give you skills you can use in many different types of businesses, in New Zealand and around the world.

Further study

You may wish to consider going on to postgraduate study once you have finished your degree such as the Master of Management or the research-focused Master of Business Studies.

A Bachelor of Business in International Business is a good fit if you:

are interested in international affairs and how trade works

would like to help New Zealand’s economy

like working together with people from different cultures.

Entry criteria

All students must meet university entrance requirements to be admitted to the University. To be admitted to an undergraduate qualification, you will need a minimum level of academic achievement from school, or another university or tertiary institution.

Specific requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification, outside of university admission regulations.

International English Language Requirements:

  • IELTS - 6.0 overall and minimum 5.5 in each band
  • TOEFL iBT - Overall score 80, minimum 19 in Writing
  • Cambridge English - B2 First, or B2 First for schools, or C1 Advanced, or C2 Proficiency with a score of 169. No less than 162 in each skill.
  • NCEL - Level 4 (Academic)
  • PTE - 50 overall and minimum 42 in each communicative skills
  • LanguageCert - C1 Expert IESOL (LRWS) with PASS and no less than Pass in each skill

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