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The Degree of Bachelor of Applied Economics
These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas, and Graduate Certificates.
1. Admission to the Degree of Applied Economics requires that the candidate will meet the University admission requirements as specified.
2. Candidates for the Degree of Bachelor of Applied Economics shall follow a flexible programme of study which shall consist of courses totalling at least 360 credits, comprising:
(a) not more than 180 credits at the 100 level; and
(b) at least 270 credits from the Schedule to the Degree;
(c) at least 90 credits at the 300 level from the Schedule to the Degree;
(d) the core courses as specified in Schedule A for the Degree;
(e) attending Contact Workshops, block courses, field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials and laboratories as required.
3. The Bachelor of Applied Economics is awarded without a major.
4. Candidates may complete a minor by passing at least 60 credits for one of the Bachelor of Applied Economics minoring subjects, including:
(a) at least 45 credits above 100 level; and
(b) at least 15 credits at 300 level.
5. The requirements for each minor are set out in Schedule B for the Degree of Applied Economics.
6. Minors available in the Bachelor of Applied Economics are: Accountancy; Finance; and Valuation and Property Management.
7. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees will apply.
8. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes; candidates who do not meet the requirements for graduation may, subject to the approval of Academic Board, be awarded the Diploma in Business Studies should they meet the relevant Qualification requirements.
Unsatisfactory Academic Progress
9. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.
10. Subject to the Maximum Time to Completion and Abandonment of Studies provisions specified in the Part I regulations for the degree, candidates enrolled in the Bachelor of Applied Economics prior to 1 January 2020 will be permitted to substitute a course or courses already completed for a course(s) included in the Schedule as follows: 178.308 for 178.300; 178.307 for 178.301; 161.101 or 161.120 for 178.111; 219.100 or 230.111 for 115.111. Where they have already been completed, course(s) can be included as Schedule C Elective(s) as follows: 160.103 or 160.131; 178.221, 178.242, 178.328. These transition arrangements expire 31 December 2023.
Schedule for the Bachelor of Applied Economics
Schedule A: Core courses (150 credits from)
178.100 Principles of Economic Policy 15 credits
178.111 Quantitative Methods for Economics 15 credits
Business Communication Course (At least 15 credits from)
115.111 Strategic Workplace Communication 15 credits
Schedule B: Minors
Accountancy (60 credits)
Finance (60 credits)
Valuation and Property Management (60 credits)
127.241 Property Market Principles 15 credits
127.378 Property Economics and Planning 15 credits
Schedule C: Elective courses
127.100 Introduction to Property and Real Estate 15 credits
160.131 Mathematics for Business I 15 credits
R 160.103, 160.105, 160.132. A student who has passed 160.101, 160.111, 160.112 or 160.133 may not be also credited with a pass in 160.103 or 160.131 that is obtained in either the same or a subsequent examination period.
178.250 Contemporary Economic Issues 15 credits
178.360 Environmental Economics 15 credits
178.370 Development Economics 15 credits
Approved courses from any other degree offered by the University
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Last updated on Thursday 17 September 2020