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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2019 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 courses.

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 University Elective courses. University Elective courses can be from any discipline area within RMIT University.

 

Capstone Course

Capstone Courses are compulsory courses designed to consolidate the learning undertaken throughout the program and should generally 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 course for this program is BAFI1018 International Finance. 

 

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:

Global intensives (study tour)

Student exchange

Cross-campus study in Vietnam

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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.

 

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 Society12YesACCT1046City Campus17701689
Introduction to Management12BUSM4176City Campus20231984
Business Information Systems12ISYS2056City Campus18161928
Business Statistics 112ECON1030City Campus18241748
Prices and Markets12YesECON1020City Campus18231746
Macroeconomics 112ECON1010City Campus18211744
Marketing Principles12MKTG1025City Campus18461765
Financial Markets12BAFI1002City Campus17381729
 
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.

 

Minors and University Electives

 

Complete the following Six (6) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Commercial Law12LAW2442City Campus19081819
Macroeconomics 212YesECON1042City Campus18271750
Business Finance12YesBAFI1008City Campus17461730
Quantitative Analysis12YesECON1061City Campus18281754
Price Theory12YesECON1048City Campus18251752
Basic Econometrics12YesECON1066City Campus18301755
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

You should enrol in the capstone course BAFI1018 International Finance, in your final semester of study. 

 

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

 

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 Campus17481837
Law of Investments and Financial Markets12YesLAW2457City Campus19101826
International Trade12YesECON1086City Campus18321758
Investment12YesBAFI1042City Campus17491732
International Monetary Economics12YesECON1082City Campus19371757
International Finance12YesBAFI1018City Campus17471731
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 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.

 

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. 

 

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 or recognition of priort 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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