International Business Administration (2+2 Pathway to Western Australia)

In partnership with Edith Cowan University of Perth, Western Australia

Arellano University's partnership with Edith Cowan University expanded in 2011, creating an articulation agreement with the School of Business Administration of AU. Students taking the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration of AU majoring in Financial and Marketing Management are given advance standing of 102 credit points (ECU requires 360 to earn a degree) to enter ECU's Bachelor of Science in Business programs. AU Business students who finish the first two years of their study in any campus of AU may transfer to ECU for their final two years and earn ECU's Bachelor of Business degree. Students transferring to ECU may choose to complete the course with either no major or choose from a variety of major areas of study as shown below:

• Business Law
• Economics
• Event Management
• Finance
• Human Resource Management
• International Business
• Management
• Management of Information Technology
• Marketing
• Planning

ECU's Bachelor of Business program equips students with the theory, practical experience and transferable employability skills, including leadership, teamwork, critical thinking, communication and problem solving, needed to succeed in a wide range of business careers.(ECU's International Course Guide 2013)

For a detailed description of the ECU courses, please visit


Transfer Requirements

1. Students must be at least 18 years of age

2. Original transcript of records indicating that the student completed two years of the Business Administration course of AU, with either Financial Management or Marketing Management as the major area of study.

3. Academic IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum score of 6.0 in each band

4. Australian student visa

Note: The students transferring to ECU will be assisted in their application to ECU and the student visa application by Australian Migration Specialists. For a detailed explanation of the visa application process, please check