Bachelor of Business - Economics and Finance

RMIT University

Students will acquire knowledge across core areas of business, economics and finance, and the capability to apply these skills in order to perform high-level financial and economic analysis in both the public and private sector. The course consists of common core subjects in business, core subjects in economics and finance, and includes flexibility to choose a minor or electives from business or other disciplines such as accounting, international business, social justice, statistics and politics. To simulate trading in money and foreign exchange markets, students have access to the RMIT Trading Facility which uses a live market data feed from Thomson Reuters Eikon.

Course Fee:

Australian: $77,760
International: $97,920

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 prerequisite units 3 and a study score of at least 30 in English (ESL) or at least 25 in any other English


The program is structured to allow you to supplement specialised studies in economics and finance with four courses to suit your career or personal development goals. The program consists of 24 courses (each 12 credit points) and includes: 8 compulsory common business core courses, 12 business discipline major courses, 4 flexible courses.

Subjects you can Study:

Accounting, Business, Business (accounting), Business (economics), Business (finance), Business Finance, Econometrics, Economics, Finance, Financial Markets, International Economics, International Trade, Investment, Macroeconomics, Management (finance), Risk Management, Statistics, Treasury management.

Study Pathways:

Graduates of many RMIT vocational education and associate degree programs may be eligible to apply for exemptions. For details about pathways and the duration of your studies, please visit the recognised pathways page.

Further information:

Graduates will be equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to manage enterprises in the public and private sectors. You will gain knowledge and skills in the core areas of business, economics and finance, and the capability to apply these skills in multidisciplinary environments. This program provides opportunities for focused and professional training, preparing you for a range of occupations and industries, such as banking, stockbroking, funds management, insurance and superannuation, and in other private sector or government organisations requiring high-level, technical expertise in financial or economic analysis.


Students and graduates of the program are eligible to apply for membership of FINSIA. Students and graduates are eligible to join the CPA Australia Network. Graduates who undertake additional specified courses can have these counted towards partially fulfilling the academic requirements for Associate Membership of CPA Australia. Graduates are eligible to apply for membership of the Finance and Treasury Association (FTA). The above professional accreditations have certain other requirements such as a period of relevant industry experience and training programs that would need to be met after graduation.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00122A

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
City No info No Part time 6 years
City No info No Full time 3 years

Why Study With Us

One of Australia's original tertiary institutions, RMIT University enjoys an international reputation for excellence in professional and vocational education, applied research, and engagement with industry and the community.

RMIT is renowned for its excellence in Art and Design; Architecture; Education; Engineering; Development; Computer Science and Information Systems; Business and Management; and Communication and Media Studies.

RMIT prides itself on its strong industry connections forged over 130 years. Collaboration with industry is integral to RMIT’s leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally-focused graduates.

RMIT is a values-led institution and is dedicated to operating sustainably, respecting Indigenous cultures and supporting intellectual freedom. 

RMIT has outstanding teachers and is one of the top ranked universities for staff qualification.

Facilities & Services

RMIT’s three campuses in Melbourne (City, Brunswick and Bundoora) are located on the unceded lands of the people of the Woi Wurrung and Boon Wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation.

As a global university, RMIT has two campuses in Vietnam and a research and industry collaboration centre in Spain. We also offer programs through partners in Singapore, Hong Kong, mainland China, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, Belgium, Germany, Austria and the Netherlands.

Our cutting-edge facilities, including the newly opened New Academic Street, Swanston Academic Building and Design Hub represent our commitment to developing world-class learning, teaching, training and research spaces.

Students have instant access to a range of activities and programs designed to make the university experience unforgettable.

The support services and networks available at RMIT are designed to help students succeed and remain healthy and happy.

Student services include:

  • International student support and personal counselling
  • Career advice and resume building workshops
  • Job opportunities and industry networking events
  • Accommodation assistance 
  • Disability services
  • Financial advice
  • Small business and entrepreneurial start up support 
  • Health information 
  • Safety and security services
  • Legal advice
  • Child care
  • Student clubs and social, cultural and sporting activities
  • Spiritual support.

Admission and selection

Applying to RMIT? Local and international students can access all information on the RMIT website

Study options

At RMIT, you'll experience an education that equips you with practical skills, inspires you with ideas and prepares you for the workplaces of the future. RMIT connects students with industry mentors and collaborate on projects with real organisations so that you can advance your career. 

RMIT provides you with a diverse range of education options, from apprenticeships, traineeships and certificates to associate and bachelor degrees, and postgraduate degrees by coursework or research. 

Interest areas include:

The university also has a range of pathway programs that allow students to work their way from one program to another until they reach the degree they want. Our pathways are more than just regular pre-university programs – many give students guaranteed entry into higher qualifications, and credit to reduce the cost and time needed to complete a degree.

If you would like any further information, please complete an enquiry form for local or international students. 


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