Majors and Minors

Get to know your Business majors and minors at RMIT Vietnam.

To support your future in business, we have created an extensive range of career focused areas of study (majors and minors) allowing you to customise your degree.

  • A major is a primary focus for your study, typically 96 credit points (8 standard courses)
  • A minor is a secondary focus of study, typically 48 credit points (4 standard courses)

Choose from 9 majors

A Major is a primary focus for your study, typically 96 credit points (8 standard courses). Full descriptions are available in the accordion below.

Blockchain Enabled Business

Business & Technology

Economics

Finance

Global Business

Logistics & Supply Chain

Management & Change

People & Organisation

Entrepreneurship

Full details of 9 Business majors

Key to course selection

  • Introductory course *
  • Intermediate course **
  • Advanced course ***

Blockchain is the Internet of Value, transforming traditional businesses across all major industries and developing new types of businesses in Web3, Decentralised Finance, Metaverse and GameFi. Students will have the opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge in the RMIT Digital & Behavioural Business Lab which is one of the world's first specialised labs for blockchain and digital economy education. You will gain the knowledge and skills to evaluate, apply and manage public and private blockchains and their decentralised applications, as well as build your own.

Complete 8 courses:
Careers:

Apply and manage blockchain technology in different sectors:

  • Finance and Banking
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • E-commerce
  • Governance
  • Entertainment, Arts or Gaming

Technology is completely changing the world of business. The Business and Technology major addresses the important role that technology plays in organisations, specifically, how technology has provided businesses with the tools to solve complex problems and improve decision making, customer service, marketing and resource management amongst other activities.

Complete 6 courses:
And choose 2 courses from the below list:
Careers:
  • Technology project leaders
  • Technology entrepreneurs
  • Data analyst manager
  • Technology and IT analysts
  • Business managers for new products and services
  • Business analyst
  • Project manager
  • IT consultant
  • Digital strategist
  • Business process consultant

Economics is embedded in every corner of business and society. Students will gain the necessary skills and capabilities to monitor, visualise, analyse, and forecast economic trends to support individual, business, and government decision-making processes. The major enables students to understand how economic decisions are made, how markets work, how human responses and governmental rules affect economic outcomes. Also, students will uncover how economic, social, and human behavioral forces drive social-economic systems, including those within an evolving digital economy. More importantly, our graduates learn to use economic theory with modern data analytics to support decision-making.

Complete 6 courses:
And choose 2 courses from the below list:
Careers:
  • Data Analyst
  • Investment Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Economist
  • Policy advisor

Finance is vital to any business. Students in this major will obtain real-world financial knowledge, strong analytical and problem-solving skills in financial, risk analysis and cash flow management. You will gain practical experience and expertise by using world-leading financial analysis and trading software in RMIT’s financial trading lab.

Course list:
And choose 2 courses from the below list:
Careers:
  • Finance manager
  • Fund manager
  • Banker
  • Financial analyst
  • Financial advisor

The Global Business major equips students with the skills and knowledge necessary to interpret, analyse and make decisions on a range of regional, international, and global challenges using both qualitative and empirical data. Through case studies and real-world scenarios, students develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills that are invaluable in today's dynamic business environment. Graduates are able to apply their knowledge and skills to think critically, creatively, and ethically about the functions and strategies of international business organisations.

Complete 6 courses:
Forecasting and Quantitative Analysis ***
Careers:
  • Business consultancy and market research
  • Diplomacy and foreign affairs
  • Imports and exports
  • International business development
  • Tourism and travel
  • Project coordination

This major provides managerial tools for you to enhance your organisations’ competitiveness in different industries, from manufacturing, services, healthcare, agriculture to banking and tourism. The Major equips you with skills to explore key performance indicators of effective supply chain and apply business analytics and risk management in global sourcing, smart warehousing, freight and distribution and optimised business operations.

Complete 8 course:
Careers:
  • Import/export or inventory manager
  • Logistics/supply chain analyst
  • Purchasing or procurement manager
  • Supply chain and network planner/designer
  • Operations, project or quality manager
  • National warehousing manager

This major is designed to prepare students for leadership roles in the business world. The curriculum is based on real-world business experiences, meaning students will learn practical skills that are useful in any industry. Students discover how to manage complex issues and lead teams effectively. They also learn about the different ways organisations are structured, different leadership styles, and how to develop strategic capabilities. Acquiring the knowledge to innovate in a sustainable way, our graduates will create new ideas that benefit both the organisation, society and the environment.

Complete 7 course:
And choose 1 course from the below list:
Careers:

You'll be prepared to work in a range of industries:

  • Consultancy
  • Education
  • Finance and securities
  • Governance and compliance
  • Human resources and training
  • Manufacturing and construction
  • Marketing and advertising
  • Operations, planning and logistics
  • Tourism, travel and hospitality

Maximise your company or team’s most valuable resource - people - to ensure that your organisation achieves success through its staff. Improve employee performance in alignment with key strategic objectives and create a positive workplace culture that responds to both organisational and human needs.

To be a true and contemporary expert and leader in people and organisations, you will expand your learning into people analytics, cross-cultural management, legal compliance, and psychology.

Complete 6 courses:
And choose 2 courses from the below list:
Careers:
  • Talent acquisition and retention manager 
  • Human resource development manager
  • Human resource policy and governance advisor
  • People development and training facilitator
  • Employee development and upskilling consultant
  • Employee liaison, negotiation and workplace consultant

Throughout the Entrepreneurship major, you'll take courses focused on various aspects of entrepreneurship, including developing entrepreneurial ideas for a venture, business model innovation, entrepreneurial market strategy and analysis, financial management, and entrepreneurial leadership. There are a wide range of applied and authentic learning projects to explore market opportunities, design and test ideas, and connect with established entrepreneurs and funding sources to make a positive change in business and society through your dream startups.

Complet 8 courses:
Careers:
  • Entrepreneur/start-up founder
  • Business consultant
  • Business development manager
  • Sales and marketing manager
  • Innovation manager
  • Product manager
  • Strategist

Choose from 13 minors

Please note, if you use a course toward the completion of a major or minor, you cannot use that same course again to count toward another major or minor. 

You will be provided with a solid, practical foundation and relevant, technical and intellectual competence in accounting and related forms of financial expertise. This Minor will develop the essential ability of all managers under new accounting challenges to use complex accounting information as a platform for decision-making.

Blockchain is the Internet of Value and the demand for Blockchain experts is growing exponentially. This interdisciplinary Minor equips you with the ability to evaluate and develop Blockchain applications, while also accelerating your career development in Blockchain-related industries.

Students will have a set of tech skills, knowledge and best practices on how technology helps solve complex problems. You will gain expertise in data analytics, agile project management, rapid prototyping and cyber security skills.

Students in this Minor will learn essential risk analytical skills to identify cyber security risks, assess impacts and propose effective response measures. Students will be equipped with technical skills to conduct basic cyber security penetration testing and review organisational security policies from well-established security standards and frameworks.

The courses in the Digital Marketing Minor will introduce students to various technologies and business innovations. You will become adept with the use of digital and analytical tools to measure marketing effectiveness, including customer data analytics.

Upon completion of this Minor, you will gain the necessary skills to monitor, analyse and forecast economic trends and behaviours and potential implications for the decision-making process at the individual, business and government levels. 

The Entrepreneurship Minor will help you form new venture ideas with tech-based solutions for digital start-ups and smart businesses, such as platform and app-based ventures enabling innovations for the future ahead. To be imaginative and innovative entrepreneurs, you will expand your learning into cross-cultural study, finance, negotiation, leadership, and other socio-economic contexts.

Graduates with this Minor will have real-world financial knowledge, strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and will easily understand the constantly evolving finance industry. You will gain experience working with leading financial and economic databases for professionals, simulated trading sessions, as well as portfolio construction/investment in the Financial Trading Lab.

This Minor equips you to understand the complex issues of doing business across national borders and develop the cross-cultural skills required to work with confidence in any organisation with global operations. You will also be able to interpret and analyse the connections of various activities within and between organisations, countries and industry sectors. 

Students in this minor will explore decision making, business analytics and risk management in global sourcing, smart warehousing, freight and distribution and optimised business operations. This minor provides a range of business models for a complex business network, to guide decision-making processes regarding the overall supply chain competitiveness and sustainability.

Students in this minor will build a strong fundamental understanding of organisations, leadership, and strategic capabilities while learning how to innovate for sustainability and a competitive advantage in a complex contemporary globalised context. You will learn how to become leaders capable of dealing with diverse issues, leading teams, and making business decisions across a variety of organisational structures in any industry. 

This minor will help you engage with advanced talent management. Through people analytics, students can find patterns that lead to predictions on future workforce needs as well as AI-based staffing methods to maximise the productivity and effectiveness of HR to discover the right talents for organisations.

This Minor is a global outlook program, helping you to develop knowledge and critical analysis skills relevant to contemporary tourism and hospitality management. Students will develop skills in professional business communication and customer service as well as in planning, designing, coordinating and managing events.

Rules on the completion of Majors/Minors

A maximum of two (2) Majors or two (2) Minors can be completed in this degree. If you use a course toward the completion of a Major or Minor, you cannot use the same course to count towards another Major or Minor. 

  • Course overlaps across Majors and between Major and Minor: If you pursue the combination of two Majors, or one Major and one Minor, with overlapping courses, you must select an additional course from the optional subjects list of the Major to meet the requirement of 8 courses for each Major
  • Course overlaps across Minors: If you pursue a study path whereby there are two Minors with overlapping courses, you are encouraged to change the combination of Minors. There is no alternative course offered as a replacement
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