BP251 - Bachelor of Business (Economics and Finance)

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RMIT program code: BP251
Plan name: Bachelor of Business (Economics and Finance)
Plan code: BP251
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 063198D

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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
 

The Bachelor of Business (Economics and Finance) degree requires completion of 24 x 12 credit point units of study, which includes 8 business common core courses, 12 Economics and Finance major courses and 4 flexible course.

4 flexible courses allow you to undertake one of the following two options:

Option A: Complete a minor in a business discipline comprising 4 courses (or 48 credit points),

OR

Option B: Complete 4 General Elective courses can be from any discipline area within RMIT University.

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 and Minors 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

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Year One of Program

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

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

Complete the following Eight (8) Core Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

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

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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 and Minors 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 Six (6) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Commercial Law12LAW2442City Campus11811206
Macroeconomics 212YesECON1042City Campus20782057
Business Finance12YesBAFI1008City Campus20041966
Quantitative Analysis12YesECON1061City Campus20802059
Price Theory12YesECON1048City Campus20792058
Basic Econometrics12YesECON1066City Campus20812060
AND
{

Select and Complete Two (2) Courses from a Business Discipline or Other Discipline Minor:

Business Discipline Minors
Other Discipline Minors
OR

Select and Complete Two (2) Courses from:

University Elective
}
 
AND

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Year Three of Program

Complete the following Six (6) Courses from the Economics and Finance specialisation:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Risk Management12YesBAFI1026City Campus20061968
Law of Investments and Financial Markets12YesLAW2457City Campus12181208
International Trade12YesECON1086City Campus20832062
Investment12YesBAFI1042City Campus20542030
International Monetary Economics12YesECON1082City Campus20822061
International Finance12YesBAFI1018City Campus20051967
AND
{

Select and Complete Two (2) Courses from a Business Discipline or Other Discipline Minor:

Business Discipline Minors
Other Discipline Minors
OR

Select and Complete Two (2) Courses 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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