Bachelor of Arts/ Bachelor of Business

with majors in Politics and International Relations and Financial Planning – Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

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Selected major: Politics and International Relations

Learn about Australian and comparative politics, public policy, foreign policy and international relations theory. Examine Australia’s engagement with the Asia-Pacific region, violence in the international realm, ethical approaches to security, as well as the major conflicts occupying the international agenda.

Selected major: Financial Planning

This Major is not currently available

This professionally accredited* Financial Planning major prepares you to help clients manage their money well and plan for a secure financial future. 

While machines can create financial reports, it takes a person with strong technical and life skills – in ethics, communication, cultural sensitivity and emotional intelligence – to build the trusted relationships essential for success as a financial planner.

In this major, you'll cover behavioural bias, investment, taxation, insurance, financial risk, retirement and estate planning.

You'll receive a solid grounding in relevant legislation, codes of conduct and ethical issues, how to prepare a Statement of Advice, and how to use industry software. 

This major includes strong industry connections. You'll learn directly from practising Financial Planning professionals, as they are regular guest lecturers, and you'll attend industry events to start building your networks. 

The Bachelor of Business (in a single, double or professional degree) with a major in Financial Planning is accredited by FASEA*, ensuring you'll learn the skills needed to enter the financial planning industry with confidence. 

*Undergraduate courses are awaiting confirmation of reaccreditation from Financial Advisors Standards (FAS), formally FASEA – 1 Feb 2022

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.

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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)