The Bachelor of Business (Professional) includes a mandatory 12-month paid work placement. You'll benefit from Swinburne’s unique industry partnerships, gain invaluable full-time work experience and earn credit towards your degree.
Gain core skills and knowledge in business, management and operations to prepare for roles in modern organisations.
Select a major area of specialisation and combine with other studies become an entrepreneurial thinker in your future career.
The course links theoretical and practical knowledge needed to operate effectively in diverse settings such as not-for-profits, government, small business and corporations. Participate in professionally focused, multidisciplinary projects during your final year of study.
Selected major: Financial Planning
This major offers in-depth skills in financial planning - giving you the knowledge to help others reach their financial goals. It covers topics such as investment, taxation, financial risk, retirement and estate planning. It also provides a solid grounding in necessary legislations, relevant code of conduct and ethical issues connected to managing clients and their finances.
This major meets the educational requirements of the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPEC) and is approved by the Financial Advisers Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA), ensuring you’ll learn the skills needed to enter the financial planning industry with confidence.
The Bachelor of Business with a major in Financial Planning and Bachelor of Business (Professional) with a major in Financial Planning are accredited by FPEC and approved by FASEA.
Hawthorn Info Evening
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- Semester 1 - 4 March 2019
4 years full-time or equivalent part-time
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Faculty of Business and Law
Make sure you check out the available scholarships. They became a really good goal for me during Year 12 and are achievable if you put in the hard work. I also recommend coming to Open Day – you can ask questions (even silly ones!) and get answers from current students.
Bachelor of Business
Thishi's professional degree journey at Bosch Australia
Thishi's professional placement at Bosch Australia has provided her with a stepping stone for the next part of her career. It has given her confidence, experience in the industry and prepared her for what is to come, once she graduates.
At Swinburne scholarships are about providing opportunity, promoting equity and recognising excellence and achievement. Scholarships are available for both commencing and current students.