Bachelor of Business/ Bachelor of Applied Innovation

with a major in Finance – Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

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

Selected major: Finance

Take this major if you're interested in a career in investment banking, financial consultancy, asset management, financial securities, trading stocks and brokerage.

In this CFA-affiliated finance program, you'll develop a deep knowledge of finance, ethics, financial technologies, and financial markets.

Learn to analyse and assess financial forecasts and the value of companies, identify and manage risk, investigate investment opportunities, and drill down to work out the real value of assets like shares and bonds. 

The strong industry links in this major will help prepare you for your career, including getting to know a variety of relevant financial technologies used in the industry to analyse financial data.

The Bachelor of Business with a major in Finance incorporates at least 70 per cent of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge, emphasising the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.

Completing this will position you well towards obtaining the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation, one of the world's most respected and recognised investment credentials. 

Today’s business environment moves fast and is likely to change even faster in the decades ahead. To keep up with and even overtake your competition in the sector, consider the substantial benefits of Swinburne’s unique Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Applied Innovation double degree.

You’ll gain the core knowledge and skills essential to business management and operations in the twenty first century. Choose from a range of business majors including accounting, entrepreneurship, business analytics and analysis, logistics and supply chain management, human resource management, marketing and more. Combine your learning through three integrated, multidisciplinary final year units to emerge a true strategic and creative thinker, armed with the theoretical and practical knowledge required to operate effectively in diverse settings such as not-for-profits, government, small businesses and corporate organisations.

But your learning won’t end there. Applied innovation develops in-demand workforce skills such as interdisciplinary collaboration, creativity and complex problem-solving, persistence, curiosity and initiative, in real-world contexts. You’ll apply innovation toolkits, prototype solutions and participate in challenges, such as innovation sprints and interdisciplinary projects, including activities inspired by your passions and interests.

As an innovator, you’ll be ready to conceive, develop and deliver transformative projects and adapt to uncertain and changing contexts to secure or create fulfilling employment opportunities, with a portfolio of experience to back it up.

This unique double degree affords an extremely broad and range of career possibilities, from business administration through to organisational management, as well as roles including innovation consultant, innovation lead, innovation analyst, strategic designer, transformation lead, innovation manager and much more.

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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