Bachelor of Arts/ Bachelor of Business

with a major in Advertising

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Course rules

To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Business, students must complete 400 credit points comprising of:

  • 9 Core units of study (125 credit points)
  • 8 units of study from an Arts discipline major in one of the following: Advertising, Chinese, Cinema and Screen Studies, Creative Writing and Literature, Criminology, Digital Advertising Technology, Environmental Sustainability, Games and Interactivity, History, International Studies, Japanese, Journalism, Media Industries, Philosophy, Politics and International Relations, Professional Writing and Editing, Social Media, and Sociology (100 credit points) 
  • 8 units of study from one of the following Business majors: Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Finance, Financial Planning, Human Resource Management, International Business, Information Systems, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Management, Marketing or Sports Management (SOL or on-campus) (100 credit points)
  • 6 units of study (75 credit points) comprising of an advanced minor, and/or minor, and/or electives

Domestic students also have an opportunity to undertake a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) Professional Placement. This option is not available to International Students.

Professional Placements

Professional Placements are subject to a competitive selection process.

Students who undertake a 12-month professional placement are subject to the following course rules and must complete 500 credit points comprising:

  • 9 Core units of study (125 credit points)
  • 8 units of study from an Arts discipline major in one of the following: Advertising, Chinese, Cinema and Screen Studies, Creative Writing and Literature, Criminology, Digital Advertising Technology, Environmental Sustainability, Games and Interactivity, History, International Studies, Japanese, Journalism, Media Industries, Philosophy, Politics and International Relations, Professional Writing and Editing, Social Media, and Sociology (100 credit points)
  • 8 units of study from one of the following Business majors: Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Finance, Financial Planning, Human Resource Management, International Business, Information Systems, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Management, Marketing or Sports Management (SOL or on-campus) (100 credit points)
  • 4 units of study from the Professional Placement Co-Major (100 credit points)
  • 6 units of study (75 credit points) comprising of an advanced minor, and/or minor, and/or electives

Students who elect to undertake a 6-month professional placement are subject to the following course rules and must complete 462.5 credit points comprising:

  • 9 Core units of study (125 credit points)
  • 8 units of study from an Arts discipline major in one of the following: Advertising, Chinese, Cinema and Screen Studies, Creative Writing and Literature, Criminology, Digital Advertising Technology, Environmental Sustainability, Games and Interactivity, History, International Studies, Japanese, Journalism, Media Industries, Philosophy, Politics and International Relations, Professional Writing and Editing, Social Media, and Sociology (100 credit points) 
  • 8 units of study from one of the following Business majors: Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Finance, Financial Planning, Human Resource Management, International Business, Information Systems, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Management, Marketing or Sports Management (SOL or on-campus) (100 credit points)
  • 2 units of study from the Professional Placement Minor (50 credit points)
  • 7 units of study (87.5 credit points) comprising of an advanced minor, and/or minor, and/or electives

Students may not complete more than 150 credit points at Introductory Level. A unit of study can only be counted once, where units are shared between majors and/or minors, students must choose an approved alternate.