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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 Arts, and 240 credit points in the Bachelor of Business.


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


From the Bachelor of Arts:

  • Foundation program of 30 credit points (2 core units)
  • 120 credit points Arts Major (8 units)
  • 75 credit points Arts Minor (5 units) 
  • 15 credit points final semester capstone unit


From the Bachelor of Business:

  • 60 credit points Business Edge (BES) units (4 units)
  • 75 credit points Level 1 core Bachelor of Business units (5 units *)
  • 120 credit points Business Major (8 units)


Accounting: CPA and ICAA
Students completing the major in Accounting and who are seeking CPA and other professional body accreditation must take LAW2410 Income Tax Framework and LAW2300 Company Law as additional units.

Arts Foundation program (30 credit points)
HMN1101 Home and Away: Introducing the Humanities 15
HMN1102 What is Knowledge? 15
In addition, students must complete the following capstone unit in their final semester of study:
HMN3111 BA Preparation for Professional Life 15
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 75 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
*Note 1: As each Bachelor of Business major contains one business core unit within its structure students must ensure their choice of Business core units includes the unit required by that major. Failure to do so may mean that students are required to take additional units to satisfy the requirements of the major.

Bachelor of Business Majors

MAAAAHAccounting Major
MAAAAKBusiness Law Major
MAAAAJEconomics Major
MAAAHDEvent Management Major
MAAAAIFinance Major
MAAAHFHospitality Management Major
MAAAAOHuman Resource Management Major
MAAAAQInternational Business Major
MAAAANManagement Major
MAAADIManagement of Information Technology Major
MAAACXMarketing Major
MAAAHMPlanning Major
MAAAFTSport Management Major
MAAAHETourism Management Major

Bachelor of Arts Majors

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

Bachelor of Arts Minors

MIAAEXChildren's Literature Minor
MIAADSEditing Minor
MIAAFBEnglish Minor
MIAAFHFrench (Introductory) Minor
MIAAFIFrench (Post ATAR) Minor
MIAAFAGeography Minor
MIAAEZGlobal Studies Minor
MIAAEYHistory Minor
MIAAFJJapanese (Introductory) Minor
MIAAFKJapanese (Post ATAR) Minor
MIAAFFPolitics and Government Minor
MIAAEWSocial Sciences Minor
MIAAFEWriting Minor
Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)
For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes, Graduate Attributes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website:

Last Updated - Higher Education: 31/03/2010 VET: 31/03/2010