CB06 Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Business

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 3 majors

Core Structure

Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48

You must complete:

  • 8 compulsory business units;
  • 1 Business major (8 units);
  • 2 Arts majors (16 units).

Business Majors can be selected from:

  • Accounting
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing
  • Property
  • Financial Planning
  • Social Innovation

Arts Majors can be selected from:

  • Geography and Environmental Studies
  • History
  • Liberal Arts
  • English and Cultural Studies
  • Social Enquiry
  • Creative and Professional Writing

Please refer to the More Details section of this entry for information on campus availability of majors.

Core Business Units - Students need to choose 8 from the available 10 compulsory Business Units. You should review prerequisite unit requirements for your chosen Major before deciding on your 8 core Units.

Available units
Students must complete 8 from the following units:
ACCT11059 Accounting, Learning and Online Communication
ECON11026 Principles of Economics
HRMT11010 Organisational Behaviour
LAWS11030 Foundations of Business Law
MGMT11109 Introduction to Business
MRKT11029 Marketing Fundamentals
COMM11003 Career Communications
HRMT11011 Human Resource Management
FINC19011 Business Finance
MGMT11167 Foundations of Social Innovation

Accounting Major

Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
ACCT19060 Management Accounting
ACCT19062 Intermediate Financial Accounting
LAWS19032 Company & Association Law
LAWS19033 Taxation Law and Practice A
ACCT19061 Advanced Financial Accounting
ACCT13017 Financial Statement Analysis
ACCT11081 Introductory Financial Accounting
ACCT13018 Advanced Management Accounting

Creative and Professional Writing Major

Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48

Writing across a range of genres requires an understanding and appreciation of established and emerging writing techniques. You will be exposed to diverse genres and writing styles. You will be able to write effective media releases, news stories, feature articles, blogs, and pieces for social media. You will exercise creativity through literary forms such as poetry, literary prose, creative non-fiction, and experimental writing.

Level 1

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
WRIT11023 Beginning Creative Writing
COMM11007 Media Writing
WRIT11025 Creative Nonfiction

Advanced

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
WRIT12010 Creative Writing II: Writing Beyond the Page
JOUR12010 Feature Writing
WRIT13013 Writing Project
DGTL12004 Print Design
Available units
Students must complete 1 from the following units:
LITR19049 Romantic and Contemporary Poetry
LITR19052 The Modern Novel

NOTE

Students wishing to complete WRIT13013 Writing Project are required to have completed at least WRIT11023, COMM11007, WRIT11025, WRIT12010 and JOUR12010

Students will be able to undertake a creative writing project (WRIT13013) in terms 1 and 2, but those undertaking a media/professional writing project will only be able to do so in term 1.

English and Cultural Studies Major

Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48

The English & Cultural Studies major brings together two distinct but complementary disciplinary approaches: literary studies, where literature is read for its own sake and for the values it reveals in stories, poems and plays about our lived and imaginary experiences; and cultural studies, where ideas and concepts derived from a broad study of culture are explored through a variety of texts including film, media, television, advertising and the like. You will be able to demonstrate advanced reading and writing skills while applying critical thinking and advanced modes of textual analysis to a broad range of texts, genres and media. You will communicate using cogent, discipline-based and context-relevant research and participate, both self-reflexively and ethically, in discipline critical debates.

Level 1

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
LITR11055 Popular Genres
LITR11043 The Short Story

Advanced

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
CULT19015 Explorations in the Gothic
LITR19049 Romantic and Contemporary Poetry
LITR19051 Literary Theory
LITR19052 The Modern Novel
LITR19056 Shakespeare Today
LITR19057 Contemporary Australian Literature

Financial Planning Major

Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
FINC11001 Fundamentals of Personal Financial Planning
FINC19012 Investment Analysis and Risk Management
FINC19014 Property Investment and Finance
FINC19016 Retirement and Superannuation
FINC19019 Insurance Planning
FINC19020 Financial Plan Construction
LAWS19033 Taxation Law and Practice A
FINC13001 Estate Planning

Geography and Environmental Studies Major

Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48

This major offers a diverse set of units in geography, the environment and related discipline areas such as Geographic Information Systems. You will be exposed to an integrated humanities and social sciences approach that provides excellent foundational discipline knowledge as well as industry-specific knowledge and skills. You will explore contemporary environmental issues that will improve approaches to managing the environment. You will develop a unique set of knowledge and skills that are useful in a wide range of careers.

Level 1

Available units
Students must complete 2 from the following units:
GEOG11023 Physical Geography of Australia
GEOG11024 Conservation in Australia
GEOH11001 Introduction to Human Geography

Advanced

Available units
Students must complete 6 from the following units:
EVST19007 Environmental and Social Impact Assessment
EVST19008 Development and Environmental Policy
EVST19020 Environmental Management Systems
EVST19022 Climate Change: Risk and Assessments
GEOG19021 Geographic Information Systems
GEOG19029 Applied Demography
GEOG12020 Australian Weather and Climate
GEOG13013 Sustainable Regions and Cities
GEOG12021 Remote Sensing of Environment

History Major

Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48

History is both a body of knowledge and a method of inquiry, a way of understanding ourselves and the world around us. It strives to comprehend complex processes of continuity and change and provides insights into how the past influences the present and the future. Historians draw on the largest storehouse of information that exists about how human beings actually behave: the past. Studying History, you will learn to identify, evaluate and interpret evidence, make informed judgements about its significance, debate your findings and clearly and cogently communicate your informed opinions, all while studying a subject you enjoy!

Level 1

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
HIST11037 Dawn of Humanity: An Introduction to World History
HIST11038 The Modern World Emerges: An Overview

Advanced

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
HIST19029 Modern Japan
HIST19032 War and Australian Society
HIST19031 Australia on the World Stage: History and Politics
HIST19038 20th Century: Crucible of the Modern World
HIST19035 Modern South East Asia
EVST19015 Australian Environmental History

Human Resource Management Major

Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
HRMT19012 Performance Management
HRMT19013 Human Resource Training and Development
HRMT19014 Human Resources Planning, Recruitment & Selection
HRMT19016 Contemporary HRM Issues
HRMT19020 Perspectives on Organisational Change
HRMT19021 Principles of Employment Relations
HRMT19023 Conflict and Negotiation
OCHS11027 OHS Fundamentals

Liberal Arts Major

Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48

Liberal Arts provides you with an opportunity to design your own major by selecting 8 units (48 units of credit), including no less than four Advanced Level units, from the Arts majors. This will allow you the flexibility to pursue a study stream that suits your interests. You must meet the usual pre- and co-requisites for these units. Please note that the units selected must be chosen from the Arts majors in the Bachelor of Arts degree. Units selected for the Liberal Arts major may not be selected for any other major in the BA.

Marketing Major

Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
MRKT11028 Digital Marketing
MRKT19030 Marketing Communications
MRKT19031 Consumer Behaviour
MRKT19036 Marketing of Service Products
MRKT19037 International Marketing
MRKT19038 Marketing Research and Analytics
MRKT19040 Strategic Marketing and Planning
MRKT13014 New Product Development and Branding

Property Major

Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48


Please note that Property Major Units are only offered through the Distance mode.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
PROP11001 Property Valuation
BLAR13040 Building Life Cycle Maintenance
FINC19014 Property Investment and Finance
PROP12002 Property Rights and Law
BLAR11050 Residential Construction
ECON19036 Property Economics
PROP13001 Property Development
PROP13002 Property Management

Social Enquiry Major

Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48

In Social Enquiry, you will examine everyday social life through the systemic study of social structures and interactions. You will adopt both sociological and Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander perspectives. Sociology is the study of society with a focus on industrialised societies of the type that emerged out of the French and Industrial revolutions using variables such as race, class and gender. You will develop skills in applying investigative and interpretive tools for the analysis and evaluation of identity, crime and deviance, rural sociology and health. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander studies explains and critiques the contemporary life of Indigenous Australians through an understanding of pre-colonisation, colonisation, resistance and adaption, government policy, identity and the struggle for recognition and autonomy. You will examine a range of contemporary issues including land rights and country, racism, constitutional preambles, and community.

Level 1

Students must complete the following compulsory units:

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
SOCL11055 Sociology of Australian Society
SOCL11060 Being Bad
INDG11006 Education and Learning: Colonisation and Decolonisation in the Cultural Interface
INDG11013 First Nation and Non-Indigenous History: The Interface

Advanced

Students must complete the following compulsory units:

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
SOCL19069 Social Research Methods
INDG19015 Aboriginal Cultures and Country
INDG19016 Contemporary Indigenous Issues
SOCL19065 Rural Communities and Health

Social Innovation Major

Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
EDED12448 Service Learning - Contexts and Communities
EVST19007 Environmental and Social Impact Assessment
BUSN19021 Project
SOCL11059 Introducing Social Change
PSYC12014 Critical, Cultural and Social Psychology
MGMT12162 Managing Non-Profit and Philanthropic Businesses and Organisations
BUSN13003 Pitching and Funding of Innovations
BUSN13002 Advanced Social Innovation