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).

Bachelor of Business majors available in the double degree:

  • Accounting
  • Digital Marketing
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Systems
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing

Bachelor of Arts majors available in the double degree:

  • Humanities and social sciences
  • Creative arts
  • Secondary school teaching areas
  • Sciences
  • Law and justice studies
  • Tourism studies
  • Psychology

Please note that some majors and units in this double degree are only available online 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.

Students may choose, as an elective, one double-weighted internship unit.

Selected majors of the Bachelor of Business are accredited by 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.

  1. 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 (432 credit points) comprising:
  2. The Arts component must comprise:
    1. the four (4) core units from Part A of the Bachelor of Arts; and
    2. one (1) eight (8) unit major from Part B of the Bachelor of Arts; and
    3. six (6) elective units from the Bachelor of Arts
  3. The Business component must comprise:
    1. eight (8) core units from Part A of the Bachelor of Business; and
    2. one (1) eight (8) unit major from Part B of the Bachelor of Business; and
    3. two (2) elective units from the Bachelor of Business
      No unit can be counted twice

Schedule of units

Title Level of learning Note

Part A

Core units - Business
ACC10707 - Accounting and Finance for Business Introductory
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
ECO10250 - Economics for Decision Making Introductory
LAW00150 - Introduction to Business Law Introductory
MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Intermediate
MKT00075 - Marketing Principles Introductory
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
SOC10236 - Applied Ethics and Sustainability Intermediate
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

Part B

Arts Majors
Business Majors

Title Level of learning Note
ACC00151 - Financial Accounting Intermediate
ACC00152 - Business Finance Advanced
Advanced Management Accounting
ACC00145 - Financial Reporting Advanced
ACC00146 - Management Accounting Advanced
LAW00004 - Company Law Intermediate
ACC00130 - Auditing Advanced
ACC00132 - Taxation Advanced

Electives

Title Level of learning Note
MNG73005 - Internship A Advanced Note 1
MNG73006 - Internship B Advanced Note 1
MNG10476 - Professional Development for the Workplace Intermediate
LAW00104 - Employment and Industrial Relations Law Advanced
LAW00106 - EEO and OH&S Law and Practice Advanced
Any undergraduate unit offered by the University, however approval must be obtained for units not offered under the Bachelor of Business or in the School of Business and Tourism.

Title Level of learning Note
Six (6) Elective Units from the Bachelor of Arts degree. Note 2

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
SOC10236 - Applied Ethics and Sustainability Intermediate
LAW00150 - Introduction to Business Law Introductory
Two (2) Arts units
Year 1, Session 2
ACC10707 - Accounting for Business Introductory
MKT00075 - Marketing Principles Introductory
Two (2) Arts units
Year 2, Session 1
MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Intermediate
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
Two (2) Arts units
Year 2, Session 2
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
ECO10250 - Economics for Decision Making Introductory
Two (2) Arts units
Year 3, Session 1
ACC00151 - Financial Accounting Intermediate
Three (3) Arts units
Year 3, Session 2
ACC00146 - Management Accounting Advanced
ACC00145 - Financial Reporting Advanced
Two (2) Arts units
Year 4, Session 1
ACC00152 - Business Finance Advanced
Two (2) Arts units
One (1) unit from Business Electives
Year 4, Session 2
One (1) unit from Business Electives
ACC00132 - Taxation Advanced
LAW00004 - Company Law Intermediate
One (1) Arts unit
Year 5, Session 1
Advanced Management Accounting
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
SOC10236 - Applied Ethics and Sustainability Intermediate
LAW00150 - Introduction to Business Law Introductory
Two (2) Arts units
Year 1, Session 2
ACC10707 - Accounting for Business Introductory
MKT00075 - Marketing Principles Introductory
Two (2) Arts units
Year 2, Session 1
MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Intermediate
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
Two (2) Arts units
Year 2, Session 2
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
ECO10250 - Economics for Decision Making 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
MKT10724 - Services Marketing Advanced
One (1) unit from Business Electives
Two (2) Arts units
Year 4, Session 1
ISY00324 - Digital Media I: Images, Text and Interface Design Intermediate
MKT10723 - Marketing Communications Intermediate
Two (2) Arts units
Year 4, Session 2
MKT10727 - Digital Marketing Advanced
MKT10725 - Strategic Marketing Advanced
Two (2) Arts units
Year 5, Session 1
CSC10214 - Interactive Multimedia Application Development I Intermediate
One (1) unit from: Business Electives
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
SOC10236 - Applied Ethics and Sustainability Intermediate
LAW00150 - Introduction to Business Law Introductory
Two (2) Arts units
Year 1, Session 2
ACC10707 - Accounting for Business Introductory
MKT00075 - Marketing Principles Introductory
Two (2) Arts units
Year 2, Session 1
MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Intermediate
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
Two (2) Arts units
Year 2, Session 2
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
ECO10250 - Economics for Decision Making Introductory
Two (2) Arts units
Year 3, Session 1
ACC00152 - Business Finance Advanced
FIN10254 - Financial Institutions, Instruments and Markets Advanced
Two (2) Arts units
Year 3, Session 2
FIN10709 - Foundations of Finance Intermediate
LAW01125 - Stock Exchange and Finance Law Intermediate
Two (2) Arts units
Year 4, Session 1
FIN00126 - International Finance Advanced
One (1) unit from: Business Electives
Two (2) Arts units
Year 4, Session 2
FIN10252 - Financial Planning Advanced
FIN10712 - Financial Risk Management Advanced
Two (2) Arts units
Year 5, Session 1
FIN10711 - Portfolio Management Advanced
One (1) unit from: Business Electives
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
SOC10236 - Applied Ethics and Sustainability Intermediate
LAW00150 - Introduction to Business Law Introductory
TWO (2) Arts units
Year 1, Session 2
ACC10707 - Accounting for Business Introductory
MKT00075 - Marketing Principles Introductory
Two (2) Arts units
Year 2, Session 1
MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Intermediate
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
Two (2) Arts units
Year 2, Session 2
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
ECO10250 - Economics for Decision Making 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 Advanced
MNG10715 - Designing Workforces for Human Resource Management Intermediate
Two (2) Arts units
Year 4, Session 1
MNG10716 - Organisational Stakeholder Management Advanced
One (1) unit from: Business Electives
Two (2) Arts units
Year 4, Session 2
MNG10719 - Organisational Behaviour: Power and the Human Resource Management Activist Advanced
MNG10718 - Strategic Architecture of Organisations Advanced
Two (2) Arts units
Year 5, Session 1
MNG10720 - Research for Business and Tourism Advanced
One (1) unit from: Business Electives
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
SOC10236 - Applied Ethics and Sustainability Intermediate
LAW00150 - Introduction to Business Law Introductory
Two (2) Arts units
Year 1, Session 2
ACC10707 - Accounting for Business Introductory
MKT00075 - Marketing Principles Introductory
Two (2) Arts units
Year 2, Session 1
MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Intermediate
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
Two (2) Arts units
Year 2, Session 2
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
ECO10250 - Economics for Decision Making 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 Intermediate
Two (2) Arts units
Year 4, Session 1
CSC00228 - Database Systems I Advanced
One (1) unit from: Business Electives
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
One (1) unit from: Business Electives
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
SOC10236 - Applied Ethics and Sustainability Intermediate
LAW00150 - Introduction to Business Law Introductory
Two (2) Arts units
Year 1, Session 2
ACC10707 - Accounting for Business Introductory
MKT00075 - Marketing Principles Introductory
Two (2) Arts units
Year 2, Session 1
MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Intermediate
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
Two (2) Arts units
Year 2, Session 2
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
ECO10250 - Economics for Decision Making Introductory
Two (2) Arts units
Year 3, Session 1
MNG10713 - Understanding the Business Environment Intermediate
FIN00126 - International Finance Advanced
Two (2) Arts units
Year 3, Session 2
MNG72005 - International Business] Advanced
MNG00314 - Entrepreneurship and Innovation Advanced
Two (2) Arts units
Year 4, Session 1
MNG00114 - Competitive Strategy Advanced
One (1) unit from: Business Electives
Two (2) Arts units
Year 4, Session 2
MNG10253 - Sustainable Business Management Advanced
MKT00150 - Global Marketing Advanced
Two (2) Arts units
Year 5, Session 1
LAW00124 - International Business Law Intermediate
One (1) unit from: Business Electives
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
SOC10236 - Applied Ethics and Sustainability Intermediate
LAW00150 - Introduction to Business Law Introductory
Two (2) Arts units
Year 1, Session 2
ACC10707 - Accounting for Business Introductory
MKT00075 - Marketing Principles Introductory
Two (2) Arts units
Year 2, Session 1
MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Intermediate
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
Two (2) Arts units
Year 2, Session 2
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
ECO10250 - Economics for Decision Making Introductory
Two (2) Arts units
Year 3, Session 1
MKT00102 - Consumer Behaviour Intermediate
LAW00126 - Competition and Consumer Law Intermediate
Two (2) Arts units
Year 3, Session 2
MKT10724 - Services Marketing Advanced
MKT00150 - Global Marketing Advanced
Two (2) Arts units
Year 4, Session 1
MKT10723 - Marketing Communications Intermediate
One (1) unit from: Business Electives
Two (2) Arts units
Year 4, Session 2
MKT10725 - Strategic Marketing Advanced
MNG00314 - Entrepreneurship and Innovation Advanced
Two (2) Arts units
Year 5, Session 1
MKT00106 - Marketing Research Advanced
One (1) unit from: Business Electives
Two (2) Arts units

Title Level of learning Note
Please consult with the School of Arts and Social Science in relations to Arts units
Year 1, Session 1
SOC10236 - Applied Ethics and Sustainability Intermediate
LAW00150 - Introduction to Business Law Introductory
Two (2) Arts units
Year 1, Session 2
ACC10707 - Accounting for Business Introductory
MKT00075 - Marketing Principles Introductory
Two (2) Arts units
Year 2, Session 1
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Intermediate
Two (2) Arts units
Year 2, Session 2
ECO10250 - Economics for Decision Making Introductory
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
Two (2) Arts units
Year 3, Session 1
MNG10713 - Understanding the Business Environment Intermediate
MNG10716 - Organisational Stakeholder Management Advanced
Two (2) Arts units
Year 3, Session 2
MNG00314 - Entrepreneurship and Innovation Advanced
One (1) optional management unit
Two (2) Arts units
Year 4, Session 1
One (1) optional management unit
One (1) unit from: Business Electives
Two (2) Arts units
Year 4, Session 2
MNG10253 - Sustainable Business Management Advanced
Two (2) optional management units
Two (2) Arts units
Year 5, Session 1
One (1) optional management unit
One (1) unit from: Business Electives
Two (2) Arts units

Title Level of learning Note

Year 1, Session 1

COM10295 - Written Communication Introductory
CUL00210 - Australia, Asia and the World Introductory
LAW00150 - Introduction to Business Law Introductory
SOC10236 - Applied Ethics and Sustainability Intermediate

Year 1, Session 2

ACC10707 - Accounting for Business Introductory
HUM00271 - Unruly Subjects: Citizenship Introductory
MKT00075 - Marketing Principles Introductory
SOC10399 - Philosophy on Screen: Film and Television Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

Two (2) units from chosen Arts major
MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Intermediate
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory

Year 2, Session 2

Two (2) units from chosen Arts major
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
ECO10250 - Economics for Decision Making Introductory

Year 3, Session 1

One (1) unit from chosen Arts major
Two (2) units from chosen Business major
Choose one (1) unit from Arts Electives

Year 3, Session 2

One (1) units from chosen Arts major
Two (2) units from chosen Business major
Choose one (1) unit from Arts Electives

Year 4, Session 1

One (1) unit from chosen Arts major
Two (2) units from chosen Business major
Choose one (1) unit from Arts Electives

Year 4, Session 2

One (1) units from chosen Arts major
One (1) units from chosen Business major
Choose one (1) unit from Arts Electives
Choose one (1) unit from Business Electives

Year 5, Session 1

One (1) unit from chosen Business major
Choose two (2) units from Arts Electives
Choose one (1) unit from Business Electives

Notes

Note 1: Internship A and Internship B are both double-weighted units requiring a 16 unit pre-requisite including the Professional Development for the Workplace unit (MNG10476). Please be aware of this double-weighting if you are restricted in the number of electives you can select in your major. All internship placements must be approved by the Work Integrated Learning Coordinator, prior to commencement.
Note 2: These include units in the Bachelor of Arts majors, however no unit can be counted twice.

Unit groups

Business Electives

Title Level of learning Note
MNG73005 - Internship A Advanced Note 1
MNG73006 - Internship B Advanced Note 1
MNG10476 - Professional Development for the Workplace Intermediate
LAW00104 - Employment and Industrial Relations Law Advanced
LAW00106 - EEO and OH&S Law and Practice Advanced
Any undergraduate unit offered by the University, however approval must be obtained for units not offered under the Bachelor of Business or in the School of Business and Tourism.

Arts Electives

Title Level of learning Note
Six (6) Elective Units from the Bachelor of Arts degree. Note 2