Bachelor of Arts/ Bachelor of Business

with majors in Climate and Social Justice and Financial Planning – Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

BB-ARTBUS1 Double degree Hawthorn Send me a link to this course

Selected major: Climate and Social Justice

With the climate crisis hitting a crucial tipping point, develop a critical understanding of the social impacts of climate change. Expand your knowledge of key concepts in conflict resolution, environmental justice and social justice, and be ready to make your mark on a greener, more equitable future.

Develop transferable skills of complex problem solving and critical thinking to analyse, investigate and explore what a more equal and sustainable future will be. Expand your knowledge, grow your confidence to be ready to take impactful action the world needs.

In this multi-disciplinary, you’ll learn about sociology, philosophy, history, Indigenous studies, and politics.

Selected major: Financial Planning

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

With a double degree in a Bachelor of Arts/ Bachelor of Business you’ll be set to become a well-rounded businessperson who understands what’s good for the world.

Build your business, management, and operations knowledge so you’re ready to make your mark on the business world. Then go deeper, hone your critical thinking and communication skill set as you explore key global social, economic and cultural issues impacting the operation of contemporary society.

With this combination of degrees - you'll be rich in transferable skills essential for the future workforce. You’ll learn how to become an entrepreneurial thinker and innovator and find a wealth of diverse career opportunities across corporations, government and not-for-profits, to small business and startups.

Build up your résumé with real industry experience with our Work Integrated Learning programs, guaranteed on all our bachelor degrees including placements, internships or industry-linked projects.

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Start dates

Hawthorn campus

  • Semester 1 - 28 February 2022
  • Semester 2 - 1 August 2022

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Duration

4 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Full-time, Part-time

VTAC codes

  • 3400210121 (CSP)
  • 3400210123 (IFP)