BP314 - Bachelor of Business (Financial Planning)

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RMIT program code: BP314
Plan name: Bachelor of Business (Financial Planning)
Plan code: BP314
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 092360C

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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 (Financial Planning) degree requires completion of 24 x 12 credit point units of study, which includes 8 business common core courses, 8 Financial Planning major courses and 8 flexible courses. 

8 flexible courses allow you to undertake one of the following three options:

Option A: Complete a second major in a business discipline comprising 8 courses (or 96 credit points). The second major will be identified on your transcript of results.

OR

Option B: Complete a minor in a business discipline comprising 4 courses (or 48 credit points), and a second minor comprising 4 courses (or 48 credit points) from a business or another discipline.

OR

Option C: Complete a minor in a business discipline comprising 4 courses (or 48 credit points), and four(4) university electives. University Elective courses can be from any discipline area within RMIT University.

If you choose Option B or Option C you MUST complete a full Business minor. You must ensure that you satisfy the academic requirements of your program.

 

Please note: If you are seeking RG146 compliance, you must complete BAFI1008 Business Finance and LAW2453 Taxation 1. These two courses are part of the Financial Planning and Taxation Minor.

 

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 ACCT2288 Financial Advisory Practice. 

 

Accreditation Information

For further information regarding external accreditation and industry links related to this program, please click here.

 

For a list of the required courses you must complete in order to fulfill the accreditation requirements for the Professional Body related to your program, please click here.

 

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

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

 

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

 

Semester One: Complete the following Four (4) 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
AND

Semester Two: Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Prices and Markets12YesECON1020City Campus18231746
Macroeconomics 112ECON1010City Campus18211744
Marketing Principles12MKTG1025City Campus18461765
Personal Wealth Management12BAFI1014City Campus17941719
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

In year two you will complete your final business common core course, four of your Financial Planning major courses and three of your flexible option courses. 

 

Majors, Minors and University Electives

 

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

 

 

Semester One: Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Commercial Law12LAW2442City Campus19081819
Financial Markets12BAFI1002City Campus17381729
Superannuation and Retirement12YesACCT2286City Campus17911716
Risk, Insurance and Social Security12YesACCT2287City Campus17921717
AND

Semester Two: Complete the following One (1) Course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Law of Investments and Financial Markets12YesLAW2457City Campus19101826
AND

Select and Complete Three (3) Courses From:

University Elective
 
AND

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Year Three of Program

In year three you will complete your final three Financial Planning major courses and five of your flexible option courses. 

Semester One: Complete the following Two (2) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Wealth Creation and Estate Planning12YesACCT2285City Campus17901715
Investment12YesBAFI1042City Campus17491732
AND

Select and Complete Two (2) Courses From:

University Elective
AND

Semester Two: Complete the following One (1) Course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Financial Advisory Practice12YesACCT2288City Campus17931718
AND

Select and Complete Three (3) 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 for 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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