Bachelor of Arts/ Bachelor of Business

with majors in Criminology and Entrepreneurship and Innovation – Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

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

Selected major: Criminology

In this criminology major you’ll focus on why crimes are committed, how society defines crime and treats criminals, and what social factors and motivations can lead to criminal behaviour. Examine the systems and practices within policing as well as global crime problems, cyber-crime and security issues, and learn how to analyse trends, formulate policies and create systems to help prevent crime.

Selected major: Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Entrepreneurs are innovators. They see opportunities, anticipate needs, solve problems, make plans, take risks, and build teams.

Whether you’re hatching an idea, wanting to know how to launch your own venture, or looking to create competitive advantage within an existing organisation, this major provides the tools and knowledge.

With plenty of hands-on learning, you’ll develop the type of fresh thinking required to build, launch and scale a start-up business or social venture.

Discover how to differentiate an idea from a real opportunity, use innovation theory to maximise that opportunity, and learn how to create desirable, viable business models. 

Develop your strategic thinking and planning skills, explore business models, learn to interpret sales and marketing opportunities, build a team and source capital funding.

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)