Course summary

Double degrees give students the opportunity to study two disciplines concurrently.

The Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Arts double degree gives students the opportunity to gain an understanding of business as it applies to the arts. Students can study a business and an arts major of their choice. Those who study this double degree are candidates for both degrees and are able to complete the two degrees with four-and-a-half years of full-time study (or part-time equivalent).

Double degrees give students the opportunity to study two disciplines concurrently.

The Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Arts double degree gives students the opportunity to gain an understanding of business as it applies to the arts. Students can study a business and an arts major of their choice. Those who study this double degree are candidates for both degrees and are able to complete the two degrees with four-and-a-half years of full-time study (or part-time equivalent).

See the Bachelor of Business for business majors available in this course (excluding the double majors).

Bachelor of Arts majors available in the double degree:

  • Communication and Cultural Studies
  • Governance and Society
  • History
  • Media Studies
  • Writing

Please note that some majors and units in this double degree are only available by distance education and may not be available at each location.

Graduate AttributeCourse Learning Outcome
Intellectual rigour

Develop and create effective solutions to straight forward problems from a discipline area.

Critically evaluate, analyse and synthesise a straight forward issue or theory from a discipline area to arrive at a conclusion / decision with justification.

Creativity

Incorporated in Intellectual rigour.

Ethical practice

Describe and apply a recognised ethical framework to analyse behaviour in a discipline or workplace/organisation.

Apply discipline based knowledge and skills in situations that require autonomy and well-developed responsible behaviour.

Knowledge of a discipline

Demonstrate and apply in-depth discipline specific knowledge and skills with a global perspective.

Demonstrate an understanding and application of research, analytical and technical skills in a broad business discipline.

Lifelong learning

Incorporated in Intellectual rigour.

Communication and social skills

Prepare and deliver well developed discipline advice, knowledge and ideas orally for a business and public context.

Prepare and deliver well developed and justified, discipline advice using written communications suitable for business and public contexts.

Investigate and identify a broad range of leadership practices in the management of people and self.

Demonstrate the ability to effectively participate in and reflect upon self and team activities in general business situations.

Cultural competence

Incorporated in Knowledge of a discipline.

Opportunities for professional placement are available. See Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Arts.

Selected majors of the Bachelor of Business are accredited with major industry bodies.


Course overview

Course code

3202108

Course abbreviation

BBus, BA

Credit points

432

Equivalent units

36

Duration

4.5 years full-time; 9 years part-time

Duration

4.5 years full-time

Availability details

Domestic

Location Teaching period UAC code QTAC code
Lismore Session 1 332105 052051
Online Session 1 N/A N/A

Fee information

Commonwealth supported


Course requirements

See the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, in conjunction with the Specific Award Rules listed below.

To be eligible for the award of Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Arts a candidate shall successfully complete not less than thirty-six (36) units and comply with the Schedule of Units attached to these Rules.

The Arts component must comprise: the five (5) core units from Part A of the Bachelor of Arts Schedule of Units; one (1) eight (8) unit major from Part B of the Bachelor of Arts Schedule; plus five (5) elective units from the Bachelor of Arts Schedule. No unit can be counted twice.


Schedule of units

Title Level of learning Note

Part A

Core units - Business Note 4, Note 5
ACC10707 - Accounting and Finance for Business Introductory
FIN10708 - Finance and Investment for Business Introductory
ECO10250 - Economics for Decision Making Introductory
LAW00150 - Introduction to Business Law Introductory
MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Introductory
MKT00075 - Marketing Principles Introductory
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
SOC10236 - Applied Ethics and Sustainability Introductory
Core units - Arts
CUL00210 - Australia, Asia and the World Introductory
COM10295 - Written Communication Introductory
SOC10399 - Critical Thinking for Digital Times Introductory
HUM00271 - Unruly Subjects: Citizenship Introductory
WRI10002 - The Nature of Narrative: Self, Time, Place and the Environment Intermediate

Majors

Arts Majors
Business Majors

Electives

Title Level of learning Note
Five (5) Elective Units from the Bachelor of Arts degree. Note 6

Core Skills Units

Note 4, Note 5

Course progressions

Your course progression is in the recommended order you should complete your course in. It is important that you follow this to ensure you meet the course requirements. Assistance on how to enrol can be accessed here.

Students should use course progression information to select units specific to their course and enrol in these units using My Enrolment

Browse uni-wide elective units by selecting Uni-wide elective in the advanced filter of the Unit search

Browse shared majors and their units at Shared majors

Title Level of learning Note
Please consult with the School of Arts and Social Science in relation to Arts units
YEAR 1 Session 1
ECO10250 - Economics for Decision Making Introductory
LAW00150 - Introduction to Business Law Introductory
Two (2) Arts units
YEAR 1 Session 2
ACC10707 - Accounting for Business Introductory
FIN10708 - Finance and Investment for Business Introductory
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 2 Session 1
MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Introductory
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 2 Session 2
MKT00075 - Marketing Principles Introductory
SOC10236 - Applied Ethics and Sustainability Introductory
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 3 Session 1
ACC00151 - Financial Accounting Intermediate
THREE (3) Arts units
YEAR 3 Session 2
ACC00146 - Management Accounting Intermediate
ACC00145 - Financial Reporting Intermediate
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 4 Session 1
ACC00152 - Business Finance Intermediate
TWO (2) Arts units
1 unit from: Part C (Business Elective Units)
YEAR 4 Session 2
ACC00106 - Contemporary Issues in Accounting Advanced
ACC00132 - Taxation Intermediate
LAW00004 - Company Law Intermediate
One (1) Arts unit
YEAR 5 Session 1
ACC00153 - Business Information Systems Intermediate
ACC00130 - Auditing Advanced
TWO (2) Arts units

Title Level of learning Note
Please consult with the School of Arts and Social Science in relation to Arts units
YEAR 1 Session 1
ECO10250 - Economics for Decision Making Introductory
LAW00150 - Introduction to Business Law Introductory
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 1 Session 2
ACC10707 - Accounting for Business Introductory
FIN10708 - Finance and Investment for Business Introductory
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 2 Session 1
MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Introductory
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
2 unit(s) from: Bachelor of Arts
YEAR 2 Session 2
MKT00075 - Marketing Principles Introductory
SOC10236 - Applied Ethics and Sustainability Introductory
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 3 Session 1
MKT00102 - Consumer Behaviour Intermediate
ISY10209 - Web Development I Introductory
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 3 Session 2
MKT10727 - Digital Marketing Advanced
MKT10723 - Marketing Communications Intermediate
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 4 Session 1
ISY00324 - Digital Media I: Images, Text and Interface Design Introductory
1 unit from: Part C (Business Elective Units)
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 4 Session 2
MKT10724 - Services Marketing Intermediate
MNG00114 - Competitive Strategy Advanced
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 5 Session 1
CSC10214 - Interactive Multimedia Application Development I Intermediate
1 unit(s) from: Part C (Business Elective Units)
TWO (2) Arts units

Title Level of learning Note
Please consult with the School of Arts and Social Science in relation to Arts units
YEAR 1 Session 1
ECO10250 - Economics for Decision Making Introductory
LAW00150 - Introduction to Business Law Introductory
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 1 Session 2
ACC10707 - Accounting for Business Introductory
FIN10708 - Finance and Investment for Business Introductory
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 2 Session 1
MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Introductory
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 2 Session 2
MKT00075 - Marketing Principles Introductory
SOC10236 - Applied Ethics and Sustainability Introductory
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 3 Session 1
FIN10709 - Foundations of Finance Intermediate
FIN10254 - Financial Institutions, Instruments and Markets Intermediate
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 3 Session 2
FIN10252 - Financial Planning Intermediate
LAW01125 - Stock Exchange and Finance Law Intermediate
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 4 Session 1
ACC00152 - Business Finance Intermediate
1 unit Part C (Business Elective Units) from: <INSERT_UNIT_GROUP>
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 4 Session 2
FIN10711 - Portfolio Management Advanced
FIN10711 - Portfolio Management Advanced
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 5 Session 1
FIN00126 - International Finance Intermediate
1unit from: <INSERT_UNIT_GROUP>Part C (Business Elective Units)
TWO (2) Arts units

Title Level of learning Note
Please consult with the School of Arts and Social Science in relation to Arts units
YEAR 1 Session 1
ECO10250 - Economics for Decision Making Introductory
LAW00150 - Introduction to Business Law Introductory
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 1 Session 2
ACC10707 - Accounting for Business Introductory
FIN10708 - Finance and Investment for Business Introductory
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 2 Session 1
MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Introductory
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 2 Session 2
MKT00075 - Marketing Principles Introductory
SOC10236 - Applied Ethics and Sustainability Introductory
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 3 Session 1
MNG10713 - Understanding the Business Environment Intermediate
MNG10714 - The Human Resource Management Expert Practitioner Intermediate
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 3 Session 2
MNG10717 - Culture and Change Implementation Intermediate
MNG10715 - Designing Workforces for Human Resource Management Intermediate
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 4 Session 1
MNG10716 - Organisational Stakeholder Management Intermediate
1 unit from: Part C (Business Elective Units) Note 3
YEAR 4 Session 2
MNG10719 - Organisational Behaviour: Power and the Human Resource Management Activist Advanced
MNG10720 - Human Resource Management Theory in Practice Advanced
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 5 Session 1
MNG10718 - Strategic Architecture of Organisations Advanced
1 unit from: <INSERT_UNIT_GROUP>Part C (Business Elective Units) Note 3
TWO (2) Arts units

Title Level of learning Note
Please consult with the School of Arts and Social Science in relation to Arts units
YEAR 1 Session 1
ECO10250 - Economics for Decision Making Introductory
LAW00150 - Introduction to Business Law Introductory
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 1 Session 2
ACC10707 - Accounting for Business Introductory
FIN10708 - Finance and Investment for Business Introductory
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 2 Session 1
MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Introductory
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 2 Session 2
MKT00075 - Marketing Principles Introductory
SOC10236 - Applied Ethics and Sustainability Introductory
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 3 Session 1
CSC00235 - Applications Development Introductory
ISY10209 - Web Development I Introductory
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 3 Session 2
CSC00240 - Data Communications and Networks Introductory
ISY00243 - Systems Analysis and Design Introductory
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 4 Session 1
CSC00228 - Database Systems I Intermediate
1 unit from: <INSERT_UNIT_GROUP>Part C (Business Elective Units) Note 7
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 4 Session 2
ISY10058 - Electronic Commerce Systems Intermediate
ISY10212 - Contemporary Issues in Multimedia and Information Technology Introductory
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 5 Session 1
ACC00222 - Computer Control Auditing and Security Advanced
1 unit from: <INSERT_UNIT_GROUP>Part C (Business Elective Units) Note 7
TWO (2) Arts units

Title Level of learning Note
Please consult with the School of Arts and Social Science in relation to Arts units
YEAR 1 Session 1
ECO10250 - Economics for Decision Making Introductory
LAW00150 - Introduction to Business Law Introductory
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 1 Session 2
ACC10707 - Accounting for Business Introductory
FIN10708 - Finance and Investment for Business Introductory
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 2 Session 1
MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Introductory
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 2 Session 2
MKT00075 - Marketing Principles Introductory
SOC10236 - Applied Ethics and Sustainability Introductory
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 3 Session 1
MNG00316 - Principles of International Business Intermediate
FIN00126 - International Finance Intermediate
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 2 Session 2
MNG00313 - International Management Intermediate
MNG00314 - Entrepreneurship and Innovation Advanced
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 4 Session 1
LAW00124 - International Business Law Intermediate
1 unit from: <INSERT_UNIT_GROUP>Part C (Business Elective Units)
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 4 Session 2
MNG10721 - Export Management Advanced
MNG00114 - Competitive Strategy Advanced
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 5 Session 1
MKT00150 - Global Marketing Advanced
1 unit from: <INSERT_UNIT_GROUP>Part C (Business Elective Units)
TWO (2) Arts units

Title Level of learning Note
Please consult with the School of Arts and Social Science in relation to Arts units
YEAR 1 Session 1
ECO10250 - Economics for Decision Making Introductory
LAW00150 - Introduction to Business Law Introductory
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 1 Session 2
ACC10707 - Accounting for Business Introductory
FIN10708 - Finance and Investment for Business Introductory
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 2 Session 1
MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Introductory
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 2 Session 2
MKT00075 - Marketing Principles Introductory
SOC10236 - Applied Ethics and Sustainability Introductory
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 3 Session 1
MKT00102 - Consumer Behaviour Intermediate
MKT10726 - Social Marketing Advanced
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 3 Session 2
MKT10727 - Digital Marketing Advanced
MKT10723 - Marketing Communications Intermediate
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 4 Session 1
MKT00150 - Global Marketing Advanced
1unit from: <INSERT_UNIT_GROUP>Part C (Business Elective Units)
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 4 Session 2
MKT10724 - Services Marketing Intermediate
MNG00114 - Competitive Strategy Advanced
TWO (2) Arts units
YEAR 5 Session 1
MKT00106 - Marketing Research Intermediate
1 unit from: <INSERT_UNIT_GROUP>Part C (Business Elective Units)
TWO (2) Arts units

Notes

Note 1: Double-weighted unit
Note 2: To obtain accreditation with Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and to facilitate admission into CPA Australia both ACC00132 and ACC00130 should be attempted.
Note 3: It is recommended that students also complete LAW00106 EEO and OH&S Law and Practice or LAW00104 Employment and Industrial Relations Law in addition to these units.
Note 4: Candidates who do not have the assumed knowledge for a Part A Core Unit must attempt the corresponding Part D Core Skills unit/s before or concurrently with the corresponding Part A Core Unit.
Note 5: Candidates who Fail a Part A Core Unit must enrol in the corresponding Part D Core Skills unit/s in the next available offering before or concurrently with the Part A Core Unit. Candidates who Fail a Part A Core Unit and who have completed the corresponding Part D Core Skills unit/s must re-enrol in the Part A Core Unit in the next available offering.
Note 6: These include units in the Bachelor of Arts majors, however no unit can be counted twice.
Note 7: LAW00125 Information Technology and the Law is recommended as a Part C elective unit

Unit groups

Part C (Business Elective Units)

Title Level of learning Note
SOY00247 - Business Internship Advanced Note 1
SOY10097 - Business Internship (Part 1 of 2) Advanced
SOY10098 - Business Internship (Part 2 of 2) Advanced
LAW00104 - Employment and Industrial Relations Law Advanced
LAW00106 - EEO and OH&S Law and Practice Advanced
Any undergraduate unit offered by the University