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Key to the tables

P Prerequisite: Course(s) you must complete to a defined standard (or have waived) before your enrolment in another course is confirmed.

C Corequisite: Course(s) that must be completed in the same semester as another course, unless already passed or waived.

R Restriction: Similar courses, that cannot both be credited to the same qualification.

The Conjoint Programme for Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science
BA/BSc

Qualification Regulations

Part I

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.

Part II

Admission

1. Admission to the Conjoint Programme for Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science requires that the candidate will meet the University admission requirements as specified.

2. A candidate who has already completed the requirements of one of the component degrees will not be permitted to enrol in the conjoint programme.

Qualification Requirements

3. Candidates for the Conjoint Programme for Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science shall follow a flexible programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 510 credits, comprising:

(a) completion of a Bachelor of Arts component;

(b) completion of a Bachelor of Science component;

(c) attending Contact Workshops, block courses, field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.

4. Each course successfully completed for the conjoint programme shall be credited to one or other of the two components. Except as provided by these regulations, each component shall be governed by the regulations of the corresponding degree.

5. Courses may not be cross-credited into or between components of the conjoint BA/BSc programme.

6. The Bachelor of Arts component shall consist of a total of 255 credits made up as follows:

(a) The five compulsory Arts courses: 230.110, 230.111, 230.112, 230.210, and 230.310. Courses 230.110, 230.111 and 230.112 must be completed within the first 120 credits of the BA component. Course 230.210 must be completed within the first 195 credits of the BA component.

(b) The majoring requirements of at least one subject as specified in the BA Schedule. Business Psychology is not available as a major in the conjoint programme.

(c) Courses with prefixes 121, 160, and 161 may be included in the BA component only if they are listed on the schedule for a major in Environmental Studies, Mathematics or Statistics, and only by students enrolled in that major.

(d) No fewer than 45 credits selected from Schedule B or Schedule C of the Bachelor of Arts Schedule.

(e) Students may not include in these 45 credits courses with prefixes 121, 160, and 161.

7. The Bachelor of Science component shall consist of a total of at least 255 credits from Schedules A and B of the BSc Schedule made up as follows:

(a) core courses as defined by Schedule A to the Degree;

(b) the majoring requirements of at least one subject as specified in Schedule B of the BSc Schedule.

(c) Courses with the 175 prefix may be included in the BSc component only if they are needed to meet the majoring requirements for the Psychology major in this component.

Specialisations

8. Candidates must complete a major in each component by complying with the requirements of the regulations of the corresponding degree.

Student Progression

9. Candidates shall pass all courses and maintain a grade average of B or higher in order to continue enrolment in the conjoint programme.

10. A candidate is required to advance studies concurrently in both components of the programme in each year of enrolment.

Completion Requirements

11. A candidate's programme of study may not exceed ten years from date of first enrolment in a course to be credited to the Conjoint Programme for Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science.

12. Candidates may be graduated and conjointly awarded the Bachelor of Arts and the Bachelor of Science 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 Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of Science or another qualification should they meet the relevant Qualification requirements.

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

13. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Transitional Provisions

14. Notwithstanding Regulation 9, candidates who were enrolled in the Conjoint Programme for Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science commencing in 2015 or earlier shall pass all courses and achieve a grade average of B- or higher each year in order to continue enrolment in the conjoint programme.  This transitional provision expires 31 December 2021.

15. Subject to the Maximum Time to Completion and Abandonment of Studies provisions specified in the Part I regulations for the degree, candidates who commenced study towards the Conjoint Programme for Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science prior to 1 January 2020 may, subject to approval, substitute a course or courses already taken towards the Bachelor of Science component for a course or courses at the same level included in the Schedule of the degree. 

16. Candidates who have passed 90 credits or more towards the Bachelor of Science component prior to 1 January 2020 and who have passed at least 15 credits towards a major listed in Regulation 6 of the Bachelor of Science degree will be permitted to complete the major by completing the requirements as specified in Schedule C of the relevant major.

17. Candidates who have passed at least 15 credits towards a major listed in Regulation 7 of the Bachelor of Science degree prior to 1 January 2020 will be permitted to complete the major by completing the requirements as specified in Schedule C of the Bachelor of Science degree.

18. Courses with the 145 prefix may be included in the Bachelor of Science component only if they are needed to meet the majoring requirements for the Geography major in this component.

19. The transition arrangements established under Regulations 15 to 18 expire 31 December 2025.

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