BUS201 International Project (8)

This subject allows students to study business, society and culture in an international setting during a study tour. The tour can include visits to businesses, government agencies, NGOs local institutions and authorities. The subject provides students with the opportunity to develop an understanding of these areas in a cross-cultural environment.

Subject Outlines
Current CSU students can view Subject Outlines for recent sessions. Please note that Subject Outlines and assessment tasks are updated each session.


Session 1 (30)
Bathurst Campus
Session 2 (60)
Bathurst Campus
Session 3 (90)
Bathurst Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: BUS201. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Accounting and Finance

Enrolment Restrictions

Enrolment is restricted to students participating in an International Short-term Program.

Subject Relationships

BUS202 Is the equivalent zero point subject

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to critically evaluate the operations of real life international and local organisations;
  • be able to compare different aspects of international projects in culturally diverse environments;
  • be able to differentiate between the norms in business, culture and society of the host country and Australia;
  • be able to independently undertake and examine the impact of their experience in the international context.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Cultural diversity and doing business in the local setting;
  • Local institutions and business organisations;
  • Local economic and political history and future outlook;
  • Creating a business within the local rules and regulatory framework;
  • Economic and financial environment; and
  • Challenges, opportunities and current events relevant to the study tour destination.

Special Resources

Enrolment in this subject is restricted to students participating in Short-term International Programs which involve international travel of 2 to 4 weeks at their own expense.


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or ask@csu.edu.au or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.