Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Business

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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:

  • 11 Core units of study (150 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, Global Studies, History, Indigenous 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 (100 credit points)
  • 4 units of study (50 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. Due to government regulation international students holding a student visa are not able to undertake Professional Placements in this course.

Students may not complete more than 150 cps at Introductory Level. A unit of study can only be counted once. Where there are overlaps between majors and/or minors, students in the first instance choose another unit from the list of units available in the major/minor.

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 475 credit points comprising:

  • 11 Core units of study (150 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, Global Studies, History, Indigenous 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 (100 credit points)
  • 4 units of study from the Professional Placement Co-Major (100 credit points)
  • 2 units of study (25 credit points) comprising electives

Students who elect to undertake a 6-month professional placement are subject to the following course rules and must complete 437.5

credit points comprising:

  • 11 Core units of study (150 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, Global Studies, History, Indigenous 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 (100 credit points)
  • 2 units of study from the Professional Placement Minor (50 credit points)
  • 3 units of study (37.5 credit points) comprising of 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.