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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2017 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  Minors 3 Year 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 Campus18421781
Introduction to Management12BUSM4176City Campus23742331
Business Computing 112ISYS2056City Campus19711914
Business Statistics 112ECON1030City Campus21822132
Prices and Markets12YesECON1020City Campus21812131
Macroeconomics 112ECON1010City Campus21802130
Marketing Principles12MKTG1025City Campus22492204
Financial Markets12BAFI1002City Campus21662116
 
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 & Minors 3 Year 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 Campus24812395
Macroeconomics 212YesECON1042City Campus21832133
Business Finance12YesBAFI1008City Campus21672117
Quantitative Analysis12YesECON1061City Campus22262182
Price Theory12YesECON1048City Campus22252181
Basic Econometrics12YesECON1066City Campus22272183
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 Campus21692119
Law of Investments and Financial Markets12LAW2457City Campus24832397
International Trade12YesECON1086City Campus22292185
Investment12YesBAFI1042City Campus21702120
International Monetary Economics12YesECON1082City Campus22282184
International Finance12YesBAFI1018City Campus21682118
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 Transfer 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 commencing in 2017, 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 completed previous studies you may be eligible. for credit toward the program you are about to commence. Please read the information provided on the Credit transfer and recognition of prior learning web page.

Timetabling

The majority of Higher Education programs use the Student Timetabling System (STS). Go to the Student Timetabling System web page to access timetabling information.

If your program is taught by a Vocational Education (VE) school then please go to the Vocational Education timetabling website.

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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