Bachelor of Design/ Bachelor of Business

with majors in Communication Design and Financial Planning – Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

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

Selected major: Communication Design

Explore the communication imperative in a commercial environment and learn how to respond confidently to design problems. Explore an area of specialisation and produce a portfolio that demonstrates diverse idea generation and production skills.

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.

The Bachelor of Design/Bachelor of Business equips students with the knowledge and skills essential for a career that encompasses the challenging and dynamic area of design and business sectors. By undertaking this double degree, graduates will be able to capitalise on opportunities in both the design and business professions.

Work Integrated Learning is a guaranteed part of all our bachelor degrees. This double degree has two units where you’ll have the opportunity to work on industry-linked projects. In the Design Capstone Project, you’ll work on an industry-linked project relevant to your design major, and in Industry Consulting Project (BSB3009), you’ll work in teams to solve a business problem briefed to you by our industry partners.

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Start dates

Hawthorn campus

  • Semester 1 - 1 March 2021
  • Semester 2 - 2 August 2021

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Duration

4 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Full-time, Part-time

VTAC codes

  • 3400210721 (CSP)
  • 3400210723 (IFP)