This course has been discontinued - this course is closed for new enrolments, the information on this page is provided for continuing students.
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: 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 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.
Majors for Bachelor of Arts [available 2018 only]:AdvertisingChineseCinema and Screen Studies Creative Writing and LiteratureCriminologyDigital Advertising TechnologyEnvironmental SustainabilityGames and InteractivityHistoryInternational StudiesJapaneseJournalismMedia IndustriesPolitics and International RelationsProfessional Writing and EditingSocial MediaSociology
Majors for Bachelor of Business:AccountingBusiness AdministrationEconomicsEntrepreneurship and InnovationFinanceFinancial Planning Human Resource ManagementInformation SystemsInternational BusinessLogistics and Supply Chain ManagementManagementMarketingSports Management
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- Semester 1 - 26 February 2018
- Semester 2 - 30 July 2018
4 years full-time or equivalent part-time
- 3400210121 (CSP)
- 3400210123 (IFP)
Faculty of Health, Arts and Design
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