BP134 - Bachelor of Business (Economics and Finance) (Applied)

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RMIT program code: BP134
Plan name: Bachelor of Business (Economics and Finance) (Applied)
Plan code: BP134P9
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 063199C

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2021 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

  Year One of Program
 
AND  Year Two of Program
 
AND  Year Three of Program
 
AND  Year Four of Program
 

The Bachelor of Business (Economics and Finance) (Applied) degree requires completion of 24 x 12 credit points of study plus 96 credit points of Work Integrated Learning (WIL courses). 

The 24 courses are made up of the following:

  • 8 Business common core courses;
  • 12 Economics and Finance major courses;
  • 2 Business design project courses (capstone courses); and
  • 2 University elective courses.

 

Please note: In response to COVID-19, we have updated our teaching and courses to online enabled delivery at all Australian campuses. Our courses are available online now and will resume face to face when campus reopens without compromising the quality of our education and student outcomes. It will allow students to study online by participating in lectures and tutorials via Canvas to ensure continued learning throughout this period. Where necessary, course assessments have been adjusted to suit this learning format. Students will be supported to make the transition back to campus as soon as feasible (in line with government advice and University COVID-SAFE plans) or where required continue to study remotely.

 

Please note: All courses listed may not be available each Semester, this is important to note when planning your enrolments.

 

Capstone Courses

Capstone Courses are compulsory courses designed to consolidate the learning undertaken throughout the program and should be taken in your final year/semester of study. Applications for credit transfer or recognition of prior learning will not be accepted for these courses.

The capstone courses for this program are:

Please note, due to enforced requisites, BUSM4371 Economics and Finance Business Design Project 1 and BUSM4372 Economics and Finance Business Design Project 2 cannot be completed in the same semester. 

See below for further information regarding enforced requisite requirements. 

 

Course Requisite Information 

The course BUSM4371 Economics and Finance Business Design Project 1 has enforced requisites which are listed below. The following four (4) courses must be completed prior to enrolling into BUSM4371:

  • ECON1214 Economics and Finance - Work Integrated Learning (WIL) 1
  • ECON1215 Economics and Finance - Work Integrated Learning (WIL) 2
  • ECON1216 Economics and Finance - Work Experience in Industry (WEI) 1
  • ECON1217 Economics and Finance - Work Experience in Industry (WEI) 2

In addition, the course BUSM4372 Economics and Finance Business Design Project 2 has an enforced requisite. The following course must be completed prior to enrolling into BUSM4372:

  • BUSM4371 Economics and Finance Business Design Project 1

 

Global Intensives, Student Exchange, and Cross-campus Study

As part of your flexible option, you may consider undertaking one of the below to enrich your student experience:

 

 

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Year One of Program

In year one of your program, you will study seven (7) of your business common core courses and one (1) of your Economics and Finance major courses.

It is highly recommended that you repeat any failed course(s) in the next available semester.

 

Complete the following Eight (8) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Business Information Systems12ISYS2056City Campus12431109
Business Statistics 112ECON1030City Campus11991190
Prices and Markets12YesECON1020City Campus11981183
Macroeconomics 112ECON1010City Campus11971182
Accounting in Organisations and Society12YesACCT1046City Campus10431035
Introduction to Management12BUSM4176City Campus11561140
Marketing Principles12MKTG1025City Campus12111210
Financial Markets12BAFI1002City Campus10591050
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

In year two of your program, you will study seven (7) of your Economics and Finance major courses and one (1) of your business common core courses.

It is highly recommended that you repeat any failed course(s) in the next available semester.

 

Complete the following Eight (8) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Commercial Law12LAW2442City Campus13021240
Business Finance12YesBAFI1008City Campus10631053
Macroeconomics 212YesECON1042City Campus12001191
Quantitative Analysis12YesECON1061City Campus12021192
Price Theory12YesECON1048City Campus12011194
Basic Econometrics12YesECON1066City Campus12031198
Risk Management12YesBAFI1026City Campus14251427
Law of Investments and Financial Markets12YesLAW2457City Campus13041246
 
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Year Three of Program

Please note the Work Integrated Learning year MUST be completed in the third year of the program before you continue on to the final year.

If you have made every effort to secure a work placement position but are unsuccessful you MUST consult the Work Integrated Learning Team via email at bus.wil@rmit.edu.au.

You MUST enrol in the following courses for your Work Integrated Learning year:

 

First semester of Co-op Learning:

  • ECON1214 - Work Integrated Learning 1 (WIL 1)
  • ECON1216 - Work Experience Industry 1 (WEI 1)

Second semester of Co-op Learning:

  • ECON1217 - Work Integrated Learning 2 (WIL 2)
  • ECON1215 - Work Experience Industry 2 (WEI 2)

Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Economics and Finance - Work Experience in Industry 136YesECON1216City Campus12331205
Economics and Finance - Work Integrated Learning 112YesECON1214City Campus12061203
Economics and Finance - Work Experience in Industry 236YesECON1217City Campus12351206
Economics and Finance - Work Integrated Learning 212YesECON1215City Campus12071204
 
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Year Four of Program

In year four of your program, you will complete the remaining four (4) Economics and Finance major courses, the two (2) business design project courses and two (2) university electives.

 

Due to enforced requisites, you are unable to complete BUSM4371 Economics and Finance Business Design Project 1 and BUSM4372 Economics and Finance Business Design Project 2 in the same semester.

 

We also recommend that you repeat any failed course(s) in the next available semester. 

 

University Electives:

 

Complete the following Six (6) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Investment12YesBAFI1042City Campus10681061
International Trade12YesECON1086City Campus12051202
Economics and Finance Business Design Project 112YesBUSM4371City Campus11641144
International Monetary Economics12YesECON1082City Campus12041201
International Finance12YesBAFI1018City Campus10651057
Economics and Finance Business Design Project 212YesBUSM4372City Campus11651428
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Select and Complete Two (2) Course from:

University Elective
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

 

Contact Details

Business Connect via RMIT Connect or Text BC80 to 0477 444 555 to join the queue at Business Connect, Building 80, Level 7, 445 Swanston Street, Melbourne 3000.

 

Enrolment Load

The maximum standard enrolment load per semester is 48 credit points. 

 

Overloading

You will only be permitted to overload by a maximum of 12 credit points in the final semester of your program, upon approval from the College.

 

Credit and Pathways

If you have completed an RMIT College of Business Vocational Education program and you are continuing your studies into an RMIT College of Business and Law Higher Education program, you will be eligible to receive advanced standing for approved courses. Please refer to the College of Business and Law Advanced Standing webpage for more information.

If you have other previous learning or experience, you can apply for credit or recognition of prior learning to count towards your RMIT program. Please read the information provided on the Apply for Credit web page.

 

Timetabling

Please go to the Class timetables web page to access timetabling information.

 

Material fees

Some courses and programs have material fees (fees for field trips, goods or services) associated with them. In most cases these charges are not compulsory, but are levied by the teaching school for materials they purchase on your behalf for use in your studies. Go to the Material Fees web page to check the material fees for your program and courses.

Enrolment

For more information about enrolment at RMIT University, please go to the Enrolment home page.

*Semester 1 classes generally commence in February and Semester 2 classes generally commence in July. Please contact your school for more information about specific class start days.

Policies

For more information about other RMIT University policies, please go to the Policies web site.

Student Electives

University Electives are available to Undergraduate students, and in selected Postgraduate programs.

Information about University Elective courses at RMIT is available on the University Electives web site.

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