BP251 - Bachelor of Business (Economics and Finance)

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Plan: BP251VH - Bachelor of Business (Economics and Finance)
Campus: RMIT Vietnam Hanoi Campus


Program details
Purpose of the Program
Articulation and pathways
Entrance requirements
External accreditation and industry links
Student expenses and charges in addition to fees
Library, IT and specialist resources

Program details

Award title: Bachelor of Business (Economics and Finance)
Award abbreviation: BBus(Ec&Fin)
Total credit points: 288
Career: UGRD
Duration: 3 years full-time
Location: RMIT Vietnam Hanoi Campus
Owning school: Economics, Finance and Marketing (625H)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/ecofinancemarketing
ASCED code: 081101
CRICOS code:

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Purpose of the Program

A rapidly changing world requires adaptable analytical skills. This degree provides you the knowledge and skills required in the management of enterprises in both the public and private sectors. This involves both a broad-based multidisciplinary approach and the opportunity for focused, professional training in areas such as economics and finance.

Over the duration of the program you will experience a variety learning experiences which are designed to assist you in developing skills as a graduate in Economics and Finance and as an independent and lifelong learner. Teaching and learning approaches for this program may include: lectures and tutorials, problem-based learning, assignments, projects, the use of assessment and feedback tools, and activities using the Financial Markets Training Simulator. The types of assessment used in the program may take the form of formal examinations, assignments, case studies, projects, and in-class tests.

The application of theoretical learning to a discipline-related work situation is an essential part of the program. You will have the opportunity to directly apply academic skills to a work context through work integrated learning designated courses such as, ‘Quantitative Analysis’ and ‘Investment’, or through activities involving case studies and assignments.

The range of occupations available for graduates of this program is varied.  The economics/finance/financial planning disciplines embedded in this program prepare graduates for a broad spectrum of occupations ranging from banking, stockbroking, funds management, insurance and superannuation industries or in other private sector or government organisations which have a requirement for high level, technical expertise in financial or economic analysis.


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Articulation and pathways

Credit and exemptions will be assessed consistent with the principles of the RMIT University Credit Policy. Applicants who have completed studies or have partially completed a similar program at another institution (with entry criteria similar to this program) may be accepted with some credits or exemptions being granted towards this program.

Credit pathways between RMIT University programs enable you upon graduating from an RMIT University qualification to apply for advanced standing in a higher level qualification.

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Entrance requirements

For the RMIT Vietnam program students will have to have received the Bang Tot Nghiep Pho Thong Trung Hoc (Upper Secondary School Graduation Certificate) with a Minimum Grade of 7.0 to enter the program.

In addition to their academic entrance requirements, students must meet at least one of the following requirements with respect to their proficiency in English Language:

  • IELTS 6.5 (No band less than 6.0) or equivalent
  • TOEFL at least 580 (TWE 4.5) paper-based or
  • TOEFL 237 (TWE 4.5) computer-based
  • TOEFL (Internet Based Test-iBT) overall score 92, minimum 20 in all sections
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External accreditation and industry links

This program is not accredited by professional bodies. However, some professional bodies may offer qualification recognition post-graduation on a case by case basis. Students and/or graduates should contact the professional body of interest directly to seek advice on the recognition of their qualification.

The table below lists the porfessional bodies who may offer membership to students and/or graduates as a career enabler which could include opportunities for networking and access to discipline specific resources. Application for membership is the student/graduate's responsibility.


Professional BodyMembership and Opportunities

Financial Services Institute of Australia [FINSIA]


  • Students eligible for membership category: Student
  • Graduates eligible for membership category: Affiliate
  • Graduates eligible for membership category: Associate [require 3+ years experience]

CPA Australia


  • Students eligible to join the CPA Australia Network
  • Graduates who has completed specific courses in the degree may have them counted towards partially fulfilling the academic requirements for Associate membership

Finance and Treasury Association [FTA]


  • Graduates under 30 years of age eligible for membership category: Pathways 
  • Graduates 30 years of age or older eligible for membership category: Member


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Student expenses and charges in addition to fees

Once you are enrolled as a student in this program you will need to allow for expenses other than university tuition fees.  Additional expenses may relate to the purchase of lecture notes, textbooks, stationery, consumables such as printer paper, fees levied by commercial internet service providers for internet access outside of the university campus, and other relevant costs.

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Library, IT and specialist resources

Library resources and services

As a student enrolled in a program at RMIT University Vietnam you can access the extensive services, facilities and study space provided by the Library. Resources include collections of books, periodicals and other course related materials.

All RMIT University students have unlimited access to quality electronic resources such as e-books, e-journals, newspapers, and streaming media. Library staff can show you how to find information for your assignments, or you can work through Library subject guides and web-based tutorials, or use our online Ask a Librarian service. 

Computers for study are available at every Library site and wireless access is available if you are working from a laptop or mobile device.

You can find more information on Library resources and services at: http://www.rmit.edu.vn/library


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