Bachelor of Business (Insurance)

includes:

Bachelor of Business (Insurance)

Awards

The course includes the following awards:

Bachelor of Business (Insurance) BBus(Insurance)

Joint Studies

A joint study is a prescribed set of subjects taken from a discipline other than Accounting or Business. Students are able to use the title of the joint study in conjunction with Bachelor of Accounting (e.g. Bachelor of Accounting (Finance), Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management/Industrial Relations). This course includes the following Joint Study options:

Accounting (Acc) , Finance (Fin) , Financial Planning (FinPlan) , Human Resource Management (HRM) , Industrial Relations (IndRel) , Information Systems (InfoSys) , International Business and Culture (InternatBusCult) , Legal Studies (LegalStud) , Management (Mgt) , Marketing (Mkt) , Marketing Communication & Digital Media (MktComm&DigMedia) , Online Business Technologies (OnlineBusTech)

Availability

Bachelor of Business (Insurance) (2417IN)

Online - Bathurst

Availability is subject to change, please verify prior to enrolment.

Normal Course Duration

Bachelor of Business (Insurance)

Full-time: 3.0 years (or part-time equivalent)

Course duration is the effective time taken to complete a course when studied full-time (full-time equivalent duration). Students are advised to consult the Enrolment Pattern to determine length of study. Not all courses are offered in full-time mode.

Admission Criteria

CSU Admission Policy

Applicants for the Bachelor of Business (Insurance) must meet the following Admission Requirements:

* A completed Diploma level insurance qualification with the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF).

Admission to this specialisation is only open to ANZIIF members who have completed an ANZIIF Diploma insurance qualification. Students must apply for this course through ANZIIF.

English Language Proficiency
Minimum CSU English Language Proficiency Requirements apply.

Credit

CSU Credit Policy

The Faculty has a large number of standard credit packages for TAFE and other institutions.

Graduation Requirement

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 192 points.

Course Structure

Core

ECO130 Business Economics
MGT100 Organisations & Management
MGT230 Ethics, Sustainability & Culture
ACC100 Accounting 1
ACC110 Accounting 2
LAW110 Business Law
QBM117 Business Statistics
INS101 Insurance Foundations
INS102 Introduction to Insurance Classes and Products
INS201 Policy and Claims Handling
INS202 Introduction to Underwriting
INS203 Insurance Law and Regulation I
INS204 Insurance Law and Regulation II

plus two (2) from the following six (6) subjects, each of which relates to a particular class of insurance:
INS301 Liability Underwriting Management
INS302 Personal Lines Underwriting Management
INS303 Commercial Lines Underwriting Management A
INS304 Commercial Lines Underwriting Management B
INS305 Marine Underwriting Management
INS306 Statutory Classes Underwriting Management

plus two (2) from the following six (6) subjects, each of which relates to a particular class of insurance:
INS311 Liability Claims Management
INS312 Personal Lines Claims Management
INS313 Commercial Lines Claims Management A
INS314 Commercial Lines Claims Management B
INS315 Marine Claims Management
INS316 Statutory Classes Claims Management

Restricted Electives
Students must complete one (1) Restricted Electives from the following Level 3 capstone units:
ACC311 Strategic & Sustainable Accounting
FIN350 Strategic Financial Management
HRM330 Strategic Human Resource Management
MGT330 Business Strategy
MKT340 Strategic Marketing Management.

Restricted electives may be counted towards a joint study.
Note: Pre-requisites and/or assumed knowledge apply for all subjects listed above.

Electives
Students must choose six (6) electives either by:

  • completing a Joint Study in another discipline area, which will be included on the testamur, and adding the number of electives needed to bring the total number of subjects to 24; or
  • by selecting six (6) electives. An elective is any undergraduate subject offered by Charles Sturt University provided prerequisites and enrolment restrictions have been met.

Note that at least 3 electives must be Business or Business related subjects.

Students must ensure that there are no more than twelve (12) level one subjects in their degree. Students must also ensure that they complete a minimum of five (5) level three subjects in their degree. The level of a subject is designated by the first digit in the subject code, e.g. MGT100 is a level one subject.

JOINT STUDIES

A joint study is a prescribed set of subjects taken from a discipline other than the chosen specialisation. Students are then able to use the title of the joint study in conjunction with the specialisation (e.g. Bachelor of Business (Insurance/Finance).

For a Joint Study either from within the Faculty of Business, Justice & Behavioural Sciences, or consisting of subjects from another Faculty, students must take an established sequence or set of five subjects. Established sequences are determined by Faculty Board. Students must ensure that they take the necessary prerequisites.

If a Joint Study is chosen from those offered within the Faculty of Business, Justice & Behavioural Sciences, it must be in an area other than that of the specialisation chosen. No more than two subjects can be counted towards a Joint Study if they have already been undertaken as part of the core or restricted elective. A student cannot claim more than one Joint Study.

Students enrolled through the CSU Study Centres may only choose the Accounting, Management or Marketing joint studies.

Accounting joint study

ACC100 Accounting 1
ACC110 Accounting 2

PLUS three subjects from the list below, at least one of which must be at level 3:
ACC200 Accounting Systems
ACC210 Management Accounting
ACC222 External Reporting
ACC311 Strategic and Sustainable Accounting
ACC322 Company Accounting

Finance joint study

FIN211 Financial Management
FIN221 Investments
FIN230 Financial Institutions & Markets

PLUS two subjects from the list below:
FIN331 Financial Planning
FIN340 International Finance
FIN350 Strategic Financial Management
FIN360 Treasury Risk Management
FIN370 Funds Management

Financial Planning joint study

FIN211 Financial Management
FIN221 Investments
FIN331 Financial Planning
FIN380 Superannuation
LAW301 Taxation Law (Principles)

Human Resource Management joint study

HRM210 Human Resource Management
HRM330 Strategic Human Resource Management

PLUS three subjects from the list below:
ECO210 Labour Economics
HRM310 Developing Human Resources
HRM320 Issues in Human Resource Management
INR310 Comparative Industrial Regulations
LAW370 Law of Employment
MGT210 Organisational Behaviour*
MGT340 International Management

Industrial Relations joint study

LAW110 Business Law
HRM201 Workplace Relations in Australia

PLUS three subjects from the list below, at least one of which should be at level 3:
LAW240 Industrial Law
INR310 Comparative Industrial Relations
ECO210 Labour Economics
HRM210 Human Resource Management
LAW260 Administrative Law
LAW370 Law of Employment
MGT320 Managing Change

Information Systems joint study

ITC114 Database Management Systems
ITC211 Systems Analysis

PLUS three subjects from the list below, one of which must be at level 3 and only one may be at level 1:
ITC105 Communication and Information Management
ITC106 Programming Principles
ITC161 Computer Systems
ITC204 Human Computer Interaction
ITC206 Programming in Java 1
ITC240 IT Infrastructure Management
ITC212 Internet Technologies
ITC218 IT Project Management
ITC331 Ethics and Professional Practice

International Business & Culture joint study

MGT250 Asia-Pacific Business
MGT340 International Management

PLUS three subjects from the list below:
ECO320 International Economics
FIN340 International Finance
INR310 Comparative Industrial Relations
MKT260 International Marketing
BUS201 International Project
POL111 International Relations (From Faculty of Arts & Education).

Legal Studies joint study

LAW110 Business Law

PLUS four subjects from the list below, at least one of which should be at level 3:
LAW220 Business Organisations Law
LAW240 Industrial Law
LAW260 Administrative Law
LAW301 Taxation Law (Principles)
LAW302 Taxation Law (Issues)
LAW330 Finance Law
LAW370 Law of Employment

Management joint study

MGT330 Business Strategy

PLUS four subjects from the following:
MGT210 Organisational Behaviour
MGT290 Project Management
MGT245 Managing Yourself & Others
MGT310 Service Operations Management
MGT320 Managing Change
MGT340 International Business Management
MGT367 Leadership Issues

Marketing joint study

MKT110 Marketing & Society
MKT220 Consumer Behaviour

PLUS three subjects from the list below, at least one of which should be at level 3:
MKT230 Market Research
MKT240 Market Analysis and Analytics
MKT235 Brand Management
MKT260 International Marketing
MKT303 Social and Environmental Marketing
MKT310 Integrated Marketing Communications
MKT335 Marketing of Services
MKT340 Strategic Marketing Management
MKT350 Product Innovation Management

Marketing, Communication & Digital Media joint study

COM112 Digital Media
MKT310 Integrated Marketing Communications

PLUS three subjects from the list below, at least one of which should be at level 2:
COM116 Introduction to Public Relations
COM127 Introduction to Media Production
COM232 Strategic Communication, COM239 Relationship Management, or COM223 Organisational Communication
COM219 Media, Communication & Globalisation
JRN101 Newsgathering and Writing
ADV206 Channel Planning

Online Business Technologies joint study

ITC212 Internet Technologies

PLUS four subjects from the list below, at least one of which should be at level 3:
ITC114 Database Management Systems
ITC106 Programming Principles
ITC105 Communication and Information Management
MGT220 eCommerce
ITC331 Ethics and Professional Practice
ITC314 Virtualisation Technologies

Enrolment Pattern

Year 1
Session 1

ACC100 Accounting 1
MGT100 Organisations & Management

Session 2
ACC110 Accounting 2
ECO130 Business Economics

Year 2
Session 3

MGT230 Ethics, Sustainability & Culture
QBM117 Business Statistics

Session 4
Elective (suggestion for Finance joint study FIN230 Financial Institutions and Markets)
Elective (suggestion for Finance joint study FIN211 Financial Management)

Year 3
Session 5
Elective (suggestion for Finance joint study FIN221 Investments)
Elective (suggestion for Finance joint study FIN230 Financial Institutions and Markets)

Session 6
LAW110 Business Law
Elective (suggestion for Finance joint study FIN331 Financial Planning or FIN350 Strategic Financial Management or FIN360 Treasury Risk Management)

Session 7
Elective (suggestion for Finance joint study FIN340 International Finance or FIN370 Funds Management)
Restricted Elective

Workplace Learning

Please note that the following subjects may contain a Workplace Learning component. Further details for Workplace Learning requirements are located via the subject page

BUS110 Workplace Learning 1
BUS220 Workplace Learning 2
BUS370 Workplace Learning 3

Professional Accreditation

Australian New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF)
The Bachelor of Business Insurance is accredited by ANZIIF.

ASIC RG146
Completion of the following 5 subjects meets the Australian Security and Investments Commission'(ASIC) training requirements in relation to Regulatory Guide 146 Licensing: Training of financial product advisers (RG146) in skills, general knowledge and the eight (8) listed specialist knowledge areas.
1. FIN221 Investments
2. FIN230 Financial Institutions and Markets
3. FIN331 Financial Planning
4. FIN340 International Finance
5. FIN211 Financial Management.
The listed specialist areas mapped to subjects are:
Skills - FIN221, FIN331;
Generic Knowledge FIN230;
Financial Planning - FIN230, FIN221, FIN331, FIN211;
Securities - FIN230, FIN221, FIN211;
Derivatives - FIN230, FIN221, FIN331;
Managed Funds - FIN230, FIN221, FIN331, FIN211;
Superannuation - FIN331;
Insurance - FIN331
Deposit Products - FIN221, FIN331, FIN211;
Foreign Exchange - FIN221, FIN331, FIN340.
Graduates meet the requirements for Tier 1 registration under RG146.

Contact

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The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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