Bachelor of Design/ Bachelor of Business

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

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

Selected major: Financial Planning

This professionally accredited* Financial Planning major prepares you to help clients manage their money well and plan for a secure financial future. 

While machines can create financial reports, it takes a person with strong technical and life skills – in ethics, communication, cultural sensitivity and emotional intelligence – to build the trusted relationships essential for success as a financial planner.

In this major, you'll cover behavioural bias, investment, taxation, insurance, financial risk, retirement and estate planning.

You'll receive a solid grounding in relevant legislation, codes of conduct and ethical issues, how to prepare a Statement of Advice, and how to use industry software. 

This major includes strong industry connections. You'll learn directly from practising Financial Planning professionals, as they are regular guest lecturers, and you'll attend industry events to start building your networks. 

The Bachelor of Business (in a single, double or professional degree) with a major in Financial Planning is accredited by FASEA*, ensuring you'll learn the skills needed to enter the financial planning industry with confidence. 

*Undergraduate courses are awaiting confirmation of reaccreditation from Financial Advisors Standards (FAS), formally FASEA – 1 Feb 2022

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 - 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

  • 3400210721 (CSP)
  • 3400210723 (IFP)