Bachelor of Arts/ Bachelor of Business

with majors in Politics, Power and Technology and Accounting – Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

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

Selected major: Politics, Power and Technology

You’ll develop a deep understanding of key political concepts such as power, democracy and security in this major.

Probe and question political structures and how new media technology has created fresh opportunities for democratic mobilisation and participation at local, national and global levels, while opening up new ways to corrupt democratic processes.

Analyse how the use and misuse of technology influences security, privacy, freedom and human rights in traditional political processes and institutions.

Formulate strong arguments and use your critical thinking skills to provide solutions to the challenges facing governments and the governed in the twenty first century.

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

Selected major: Accounting

In this Accounting major you’ll learn how to deliver insights that drive business outcomes while appreciating how the pursuit of profit and purpose are the foundations of future, sustainable businesses. 

Gain an appreciation of what theories and methods develop your practical skills and use accounting technologies to evaluate, analyse and communicate financial information.  

The major will prepare you for career opportunities in business advisory, company accounting, management accounting, financial management, financial information systems, tax and auditing.

Graduates with an Accounting major may be eligible to apply for membership of CPA Australia (CPAA), Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) or the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA). 

To be eligible for the CPA program you must also complete unit LAW20019 Law of Commerce.

Students seeking membership with overseas professional accounting bodies may need to complete additional units.  

If you are interested in accounting, you may also wish to consider Swinburne’s Bachelor of Accounting, or Bachelor of Accounting and Business Information Technology (Professional).

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)