Bachelor of Business

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Course rules

To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Business students must complete 300 credit points comprising of:

  • eight prescribed Bachelor of Business core units (100 credit points)
  • eight units of study from a business discipline major in one of the following: Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Finance, Financial Planning, Health Management and Communication, Human Resource Management, International Business, Information Systems, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Management, Marketing or Sports Management (Swinburne Online) (100 credit points)
    or
    sixteen units from the Accounting and Finance Professional Program or the Accounting and Financial Planning Professional major (200 credit points)
  • eight units of Secondary studies (100 credit points) comprising of a second major, minor/s, or electives (NOTE: Students undertaking the Accounting and Finance Professional Program or the Accounting and Financial Planning Professional major will not need to undertake secondary studies).

Students also have an opportunity to undertake a Work Integrated Learning professional placement.Students complete no more than 150 credit points (normally 12 units) at Introductory Level (i.e. Stage 1). A unit of study can only be counted once. Where units are shared between majors and/or minors, students must choose an approved alternative unit.

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 375 credit points comprising:

  • eight core Bachelor of Business units of study (100 credit points);
  • eight units of study from a Business discipline major (100 credit points) or
    sixteen units from the Accounting and Finance Professional Program or the Accounting and Financial Planning Professional major (200 credit points)
  • four units of study from the Professional Placement co-major (100 credit points) and
  • six units of study comprising an advanced minor, minor or electives (75 credit points)
    Note: not required if you have completed the Accounting and Finance Professional Program or the Accounting and Financial Planning Professional major

Please note: if a student completes the Accounting and Finance Professional Program they would complete 400 credit points.

Students who elect to undertake a six-month professional placement are subject to the following course rules and must complete 337.5-350 credit points comprising:

  • eight core Bachelor of Business units of study (100 credit points)
  • eight units of study from a Business discipline major (100 credit points) or
    sixteen [16] units from the Accounting and Finance Professional Program or the Accounting and Financial Planning Professional major (200 credit points)
  • two units of study from the Professional Placement minor (50 credit points); and
  • seven units of study comprising an advanced minor, minor or electives (87.5 credit points)
    Note: not required if you have completed the Accounting and Finance Professional Program or the Accounting and Financial Planning Professional major.