Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Business

Western Sydney University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00917K; 02851G (WS, The College)

This double degree program is designed for students whose interests span the Arts and Business. Study in the Bachelor of Arts component is designed to develop communication and personal skills, creativity and a capacity for independent thought, adaptability to new situations and problem-solving skills, attributes increasingly demanded by employers. This will be combined with a high level of knowledge in one of eight specific Business majors. There is a wide choice of eleven specialisations in the Arts part of the double degree, of which students will choose two, one as a major and the other as a sub-major. The Business majors prepare students for professional employment in the specialisation of their choice. Students complete a major and a sub-major in Arts specialisations; and a Business major in one of: Applied Finance, Economics, Hospitality Management, Human Resource Management, International Business, Management, Marketing, or Sport Management.


320 credit points


  • Analytical Reading and Writing
  • Australia and the World
  • Contemporary Society
  • Texts and Traditions
  • Enterprise Law
  • Financing Enterprises
  • Enterprise Innovation and Markets
  • Enterprise Leadership.

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Mathematics and any 2 units of English


Applied Finance major: Financial Services Institute of Australasia (Finsia). International Business major: the Australian Institute of Export. Marketing major: Australian Marketing Institute (AMI) and the Australian Market and Social Research Society (AMSRS).

Study pathways

Students who wish to exit this double degree after their third year and graduate with a Bachelor of Arts must have completed 240 credit points.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Bankstown International: $115,688
  • ATAR: 72
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
Parramatta International: $115,688
  • ATAR: 72
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

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