Bachelor of Design/ Bachelor of Business

with majors in Communication Design and Business Administration – 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: Business Administration

Business administrators are expected to know how businesses function and how to ensure they run smoothly and efficiently.  

In this major, you’ll gain an essential understanding of business operations including organisational behaviour and managing workplace relations. You’ll also learn practical skills in areas like data analytics, data collection, strategic planning and project management.  

The aim of this major is not to make you an instant expert; it’s to give you the confidence to ask intelligent questions so you will be able to get the answers you need for successful administrative work in any industry or workplace.

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.

Your dream course starts in 2022

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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)