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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2018 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 point units 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 compulsory specialist courses;
  • 2 business design project courses (capstone courses); and
  • 2 flexible courses made up of either a business minor, a minor from another discipline or four student electives.

 

You must ensure that you satisfy the academic requirements of your program. 

 

Minors and University Electives:

  • A minor consists of four (4) courses (or 48 credit points) within one specialisation block. Please refer to the Majors & Minors for Bachelor of Business Programs Guides for a list of available minors.
  • Please note, you are not able to undertake a minor where the courses overlap with your business major.

Note: Not all courses are available every semester. Please ensure you refer to the Minors for 4 Year Bachelor of Business Programs guide when planning your enrolment.

  • The courses in the minor are listed in the order of preferred sequence.
  • Information about Student Elective courses at RMIT is available on the University Electives web page.

 

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:

 

Prerequisites

  • Make sure you note the prerequisite relationships between courses to enable you to advance through your program.
  • Students should ensure they have successfully completed all prerequisites for courses they are enrolling into.
  • Refer to the Course Guide for information on what the prerequisite courses are for a particular course. 
  • An enforced requisite is a prerequisite course which you must have successfully completed, or a corequisite course in which you must be concurrently enrolled.

Refer to the Course Requisite site for more information.

 

Program Progession Map

  • To assist you with keeping track of your program progression throughout your studies, please download the Program Progression Map which is a dynamic and easy to use excel tool. Please always download the Program Progression Map from your Enrolment Program Structure (EPS) to ensure you have the most up-to-date version. Please 'enable content' if prompted by excel. 

 

Should you need assistance with this tool or have any questions about your enrolment and the requirements of your program, please contact Business Central.

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Year One of Program

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

 

You will study seven of your business common core courses and one of your Economics and Finance major courses in the first year.

 

Please note that ISYS2056 Business Computing 1 is changing course title.

  • In Semester 1 2018, it is called ISYS2056 Business Computing 1.
  • From Semester 2 2018 on, it is called ISYS2056 Business Information Systems.

Complete the following Eight (8) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Business Information Systems12ISYS2056City Campus22612220
Business Statistics 112ECON1030City Campus20772056
Prices and Markets12YesECON1020City Campus20762055
Macroeconomics 112ECON1010City Campus20752053
Accounting in Organisations and Society12ACCT1046City Campus21812267
Introduction to Management12BUSM4176City Campus11211121
Marketing Principles12MKTG1025City Campus20992076
Financial Markets12BAFI1002City Campus19891965
 
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Year Two of Program

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

Majors, Minors and University Electives:

A list of disciplines and prescribed courses for each available second major and minor can be found on the Majors & Minors for Bachelor of Business Programs Guide.

Information about Student Elective courses at RMIT is available on the Student Electives web page. You may also consider undertaking one of the following options to enrich your student experience:  

Global intensives (study tour)

Student exchange

Cross-campus study in Vietnam

Complete the following Eight (8) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Commercial Law12LAW2442City Campus11811206
Business Finance12YesBAFI1008City Campus20041966
Macroeconomics 212YesECON1042City Campus20782057
Quantitative Analysis12YesECON1061City Campus20802059
Price Theory12YesECON1048City Campus20792058
Basic Econometrics12YesECON1066City Campus20812060
Risk Management12YesBAFI1026City Campus20061968
Law of Investments and Financial Markets12YesLAW2457City Campus12181208
 
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Year Three of Program

Please note the Co-operative 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 Work Integrated Learning courses for your co-op year.

First semester of Co-op Learning:

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

Second semester of Co-op Learning:

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

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 Campus20452018
Economics and Finance - Work Integrated Learning 112YesECON1214City Campus20862065
Economics and Finance - Work Experience in Industry 236YesECON1217City Campus20472021
Economics and Finance - Work Integrated Learning 212YesECON1215City Campus20872066
 
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Year Four of Program

  • In year four you will complete the remaining four Economics and Finance major courses, the two business design project courses and two student electives.
  • Make sure you note the prerequisite relationships between courses to enable you to advance through your program.
  • Please note 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.
  • It is highly recommended that you repeat any failed course(s) in the next available semester. 

Minors and University Electives:

  • A minor consists of four (4) courses (or 48 credit points) within one specialisation block. Please refer to the Majors & Minors for Bachelor of Business Programs Guide for a list of available minors.
  • Please note, you are not able to undertake a minor where the courses overlap with your business major.

Note: Not all courses are available every semester. Please ensure you refer to the Majors & Minors for Bachelor of Business Programs Guide when planning your enrolment.

  • The courses in the minor are listed in the order of preferred sequence.
  • Information about Student Elective courses at RMIT is available on the University Electives web page.

Complete the following Six (6) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Investment12YesBAFI1042City Campus20542030
International Trade12YesECON1086City Campus20832062
Economics and Finance Business Design Project 112YesBUSM4371City Campus20692048
International Monetary Economics12YesECON1082City Campus20822061
International Finance12YesBAFI1018City Campus20051967
Economics and Finance Business Design Project 212YesBUSM4372City Campus20702049
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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 Central via RMIT Connect or Text BC80 to 0477 444 555 to join the queue at Business Central, Building 80, Level 7, 445 Swanston Street.

 

Enrolment Load

The maximum standard enrolment load per semester is 48 credit points. You will only be permitted to exceed the standard approved program enrolment load if it is your final semester.

 

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 Higher Education program, you will be eligible to receive advanced standing for approved courses. Please refer to the College of Business Advanced Standing webpage for more information.

If you have other previous learning or experience, you can apply for credit to count toward 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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