Bachelor of Arts/ Bachelor of Business

with majors in Criminology and Financial Planning – Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

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The Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Business offers students a general understanding of contemporary social and cultural developments through a range of study areas, as well as a strong understanding of the business world. Students develop analytical, communication and research skills designed to facilitate their personal and professional development.

Drawing on the expertise of leading teachers, researchers and industry experts, the course allows students to design a degree to develop a unique range of interdisciplinary skills.

Selected major: Criminology

Gain an understanding of why crimes are committed and how they impact society with a major in criminology. Examine the motivations behind criminal activity, and learn how to analyse trends, formulate policies and create systems to help prevent it.

Selected major: Financial Planning

This major offers in-depth skills in financial planning - giving you the knowledge to help others reach their financial goals. It covers topics such as investment, taxation, financial risk, retirement and estate planning. It also provides a solid grounding in necessary legislations, relevant code of conduct and ethical issues connected to managing clients and their finances.

This major meets the educational requirements of the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPEC) and is approved by the Financial Advisers Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA), ensuring you’ll learn the skills needed to enter the financial planning industry with confidence.

The Bachelor of Business with a major in Financial Planning and Bachelor of Business (Professional) with a major in Financial Planning are accredited by FPEC and approved by FASEA.

Start dates

Hawthorn campus

  • Semester 1 - 26 February 2018
  • Semester 2 - 30 July 2018

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Duration

4 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Full-time, Part-time

VTAC codes

  • 3400210121 (CSP)
  • 3400210123 (IFP)

Faculty

Faculty of Health, Arts and Design