Bachelor of Business (Economics and Finance)

Program code

BP251

Duration

3 years

Intakes

Febuary 

June

October

Application deadlines

28 January

10 June

07 October

Location

RMIT Saigon South

RMIT Hanoi city

Note: This program will transition into a comparable major in the new Bachelor of Business BP343 from February 2023. Current students can still choose to remain in the Bachelor of Business (Economics and Finance) program until completion.

Overview

As the world’s economic weight continues to shift to Asia, demand is increasing for professionals in economics and finance across the public and private sectors.

This program prepares you for professional roles in an economy that is emerging as a major force in the global marketplace due to growth in new industries, businesses and investment.

You will learn to perform high-level financial and economic analyses while developing cutting-edge knowledge and skills in trending areas.

Courses in the areas of financial technology, blockchain economy, cryptofinance and cryptocurrency will help to prepare you for a future in a field shaped by disruptive technologies.

Developing a range of soft skills will ensure that you can communicate effectively with clients and colleagues in the workforce.

Learning, teaching & assessment

  • Teaching methods include face-to-face delivery, tutorials, classes, workshops and industry seminars.
  • Students' achievements in the program are measured by various methods including assignments, research, case study analysis, group presentations and examinations.

Bachelor of Business (Economics and Finance) graduates are able to provide value-adding advice from two disciplines that will enable individuals, public and private organizations to make commercially informed decisions. You will be able to integrate theoretical and technical proficiency in a range of economic and finance applications and contexts that enable you to respond to specific situations and the needs of clients with differing understandings and from a diversity of cultural backgrounds.

On successful completion of this program you will be able to:

  1. Apply broad theoretical and technical knowledge of business practice in diverse contexts.
  2. Integrate economic and finance theory, technical knowledge and quantitative, econometric and statistical methods to provide in-depth professional advice to businesses, other organisations and governments
  3. Critically analyse and synthesise information to formulate effective business decisions.
  4. Apply reasoned judgements to solve problems in a variety of business contexts with reference to ethical, regulatory and global perspectives.
  5. Reflect on performance feedback to identify action strategies for improvement.
  6. Communicate business data and concepts to professionals and non-professionals in diverse contexts.
  7. Apply an adaptive and collaborative approach to working with others in a variety of business and professional contexts.
  8. Integrate and apply professional theory with practice in authentic Work Integrated Learning (WIL) contexts.

Career prospects

  • finance manager
  • financial analyst
  • funds manager
  • banker
  • risk analyst
  • stockbroker
  • economist
  • business developer
  • business support analyst
  • accountant
  • auditor
  • cost/buying controller
  • taxation consultant

Further studies

When you successfully complete this program, you may be eligible for entry into an RMIT honours or postgraduate program in Vietnam and Australia.

 

Fees

Payments can be made each semester, on a course-by-course basis.

Fee program

Annual tuition fee 

(based on full time study load - 8 courses)

Whole program fee

(24 courses - 288 credits)

 

13,248 USD (indicative USD fee) ~ 300,596,000 VND  39,744 USD (indicative USD fee) ~ 901,786,000 VND 

 

Notes:

  1. The duration of programs is flexible and can be adapted on an individual basis upon enrolment.
  2. Program fees are priced and invoiced in Vietnam Dong (VND).
  3. Payment in other currencies will be converted to VND at the exchange rate on that day. Bank transfer is the preferred method of payment.
  4. The fees in USD are ONLY applicable to those international students who arrange for payment from overseas, as per Circular No. 32/2013/TT-NHNN.

Entry requirements

Academic requirements

  • Vietnamese Upper Secondary School (High School) Graduation Diploma with a minimum GPA of 7.0/10.0 for Grade 12 (For other international qualifications please view entry requirements by country​

Academic pathway

English requirements

Successfully complete RMIT Vietnam English Advanced, or complete one of the following English proficiency tests:

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 (no band below 6.0)
  • TOEFL iBT 79 (with minimum score of 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing)
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) 58 (no communication band below 50)
  • C1 Advanced (formerly known as Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)) or C2 Proficiency (formerly known as Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE)) 176 (no less than 169 in any component)

For other recognised English results, please view English equivalency requirements.

Note:

Previous study and proficiency tests are recognised for two years from the completion date or test date to the program commencement date unless stated otherwise.

Where you have achieved more than one form of English language proficiency only the most recent achievement will be considered in the admission decision.

Please contact the RMIT Vietnam Student Recruitment team for more information.

English Pathways

Don't meet the English language test scores? Successfully complete English for University for entry into this program. 

Credit transfer

Come from a partner institution? RMIT has pathway arrangements with many partner institutions around the world. If your institution has a pathway arrangement with RMIT, you may be able to receive credit and reduce the time it will take to complete your preferred RMIT program. 

Find out if your institution has a pathway arrangement with RMIT.

If you have qualifications from an institution that is not an RMIT partner, credit into your RMIT program will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Please contact the RMIT Vietnam Student Recruitment team for more information.

How to apply

1. Find your program

2. Check your eligibility

3. Prepare your documents

4. Submit your application

RMIT’s standard closing dates for receiving applications for each semester is published on the important dates for students page. Please note, RMIT’s offer is subject to the availability of places in each program and applications to competitive programs may close when program quotas fill before published deadlines. As such, applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.