International Business

International Business

Why study this program?

We live and work in a globalized economy, but differences in languages, cultures, and laws make doing business across international borders a specialized and challenging field. This program widens your perspectives, teaches new approaches, heightens your cultural awareness, and prepares you to do business in the global marketplace.


Why study at the University of Alberta?

The Alberta School of Business offers one of the largest BCom programs in Canada, with five different degree types, 16 majors, and many opportunities for specialization and work experience, including student clubs, business incubators, case competitions, study abroad programs, and more.

Our courses are built around group and project work, and our professors are award-winning teachers and experts in their field who will challenge you to put ideas into practice as you work towards your personal career goals.


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POSSIBLE CAREERS
  • Account Executive
  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Development Officer
  • Commerce Officer
  • Consular Affairs Officer
  • Financial Analyst
  • Government Official
  • Human Resources Professional
  • International Trade Specialist
  • Management Consular Officer
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Marketing Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Policy Officer
  • Project Manager
  • Trading Analyst

"Find a balance between your school life and your social life; there's so much more to the university than just studying. This is your chance to travel, meet new people, join clubs and go out dancing!"– Mia is a third-year Bachelor of Commerce student (International Business major) from Edmonton.

Program Requirements

Admissions Requirements for 2024 - 2025

This information is for students applying directly from high school. Transfer students: see the Calendar

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Because the U of A wants you to succeed, our admissions policy ensures that all students, regardless of citizenship, have the language skills they need to understand, participate and learn in our classes. The primary language of instruction in our classes, with the exception of those at the Faculte Saint-Jean, is English. For more information on the English Language Proficiency policy refer to the U of A Calendar. Information on writing ELP examinations is also available.

At the U of A, we are committed to encouraging Indigenous Students in their work towards a degree. Indigenous students have been under-represented in higher education in Canada, thus our policy is aimed at increasing opportunity, with the goal of our Aboriginal student population being representative of the public we serve. For more information on Admission of Indigenous Students refer to the U of A Calendar.

Deadline

Fall application: March 1, 2024

March 1st is the deadline to apply for most direct entry programs, but be sure to double-check! For a complete listing of application and document deadlines refer to the University Calendar.

For additional information and the most up-to-date admission requirements, please see admission requirements by faculty in the University Calendar.

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The Office of the Registrar administers over $28 million each year in scholarships, awards, and financial support for undergraduate students, as well as financial and loan advising. Additional scholarships are also available for specific faculties and programs.

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