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K32 Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Business

This double degree is designed to enable students to succeed in business in today’s rapidly changing society. It will broaden students’ understanding of themselves, their community and the larger world as well as provide them with a foundation in the disciplines which constitute business studies, together with the opportunity for indepth study of a functional specialisation. It is a challenging educational program leading to a degree which is internationally recognised in the global marketplace. The double degree provides students with lifelong transferable skills equipping them for employment in a wide range of business professions, and for further study in a variety of disciplines.


Standard University Admission requirements apply.

This course is available on Mt Lawley, and Joondalup Campuses.

Mount Lawley for the BA component and Joondalup for the BBusiness units
This course is available by Full-time, or Part-time mode.
This course is available in the following mode of delivery - On-campus.

The course will comprise 32 units (480 credit points) over a full-time enrolment of four years. 240 credit points will be studied in the Bachelor of Business, and 240 credit points in the Bachelor of Arts.


Within this course, students are required to complete the following units:

From within the Bachelor of Business:

  • 60 credit points Business Edge (BES) units
  • 60 credit points Level 1 core Bachelor of Business units
  • 120 credit points Business Major


From the Bachelor of Arts:

  • 240 credit points Arts Majors, or
  • 120 credit points Arts Major, plus
  • 90 credit points Arts Minor and 30 credit points electives
Business Edge Studies
BES1100 Foundations of Business Knowledge 15
BES1200 Business Knowledge Development 15
BES2100 Foundations of Business Leadership 15
BES3100 Business Career Development 15
Core Bachelor of Business Units
Select 60 credit points from the following:
ACC1100 Accounting I 15
ECF1110 Economics I 15
ECF1120 Finance I 15
LAW1100 Legal Framework I 15
MAN1100 Management I 15
MIS1600 e-Business Systems 15
MKT1600 Marketing Principles&Practices 15

Bachelor of Business Majors

MAAAAHAccounting Major
MAAAAKBusiness Law Major
MAAAAJEconomics Major
MAAAAIFinance Major
MAAAAOHuman Resource Management Major
MAAAAQInternational Business Major
MAAAANManagement Major
MAAADIManagement of Information Technology Major
MAAACXMarketing Major

Bachelor of Arts Majors

MAAAGJChildren's Literature Major
MAAADMEnglish Major
MAAAEKFrench Major
MAAAEMFrench Major
MAAADBGeography Major
MAAADLGlobal Studies Major
MAAAESHistory Major
MAAADCJapanese Major
MAAADDJapanese Major
MAAAEUPolitics and Government Major
MASOCSocial Sciences Major
MAAAEVWriting Major

Bachelor of Arts Minors

Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 30/04/2009 VET: 30/04/2009