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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 Degree of Bachelor of Business Studies (Honours)
BBS (Hons)

No new enrolments

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 Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates.

Part II

Admission

1. Admission to the Degree of Bachelor of Business Studies with Honours requires that the candidate will:

(a) meet the University admission requirements as specified; and

(b) have been awarded or qualified for the Bachelor of Business Studies having achieved at least a B grade average across the 300-level courses of the intended subject, or equivalent.

Qualification Requirements

2. Candidates for the degree of Bachelor of Business Studies with Honours shall follow a flexible programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 120 credits at 700 level, comprising:

(a) at least 120 credits from the courses for a subject as listed in the Schedule for the Degree;

and including:

(b) the 30-credit research report listed in the schedule for that subject;

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

Specialisations

3. Candidates shall complete a subject by passing at least 120 credits in that subject, including a 30-credit research report. The requirements for each subject are set out in the Schedule for the Bachelor of Business Studies with Honours.

4. Subjects available for the degree of Bachelor of Business Studies with Honours are: Accountancy, Business Information Systems, Communication, Economics, Finance, Human Resource Management, Management, Marketing, and Valuation and Property Management.

Student Progression

5. In cases of sufficient merit, the Bachelor of Business Studies with Honours may be awarded with a class of honours.

Completion Requirements

6. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Postgraduate Qualifications will apply.

7. 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 Postgraduate Certificate in Business Studies should they meet the relevant Qualification requirements.

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

8. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Transitional Provisions

9. 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 Business Studies with Honours prior to 1 January 2019 who have completed at least 30 credits towards the Management subject, may be permitted to substitute 152.761, 152.764 and/or 152.766 for a courses or course(s) at the same level in order to complete the requirements of the subject. These transitional arrangements expire on 31 December 2020.

Schedule for the Bachelor of Business Studies (Honours)

Subjects

Accountancy (120 credits)

No new enrolments

Compulsory research report

110.799 Research Report 30 credits

Subject courses

110.710 Contemporary Issues in Financial Accounting 30 credits
P 110.309

110.711 Advanced Accounting Theory 30 credits
P 110.309

110.717 Research Methods in Accounting 30 credits

110.785 International Taxation 30 credits

Communication (120 credits)

No new enrolments

Compulsory research report

219.799 Research Report 30 credits

Subject courses

219.702 Management Communication 30 credits

219.703 Perspectives in Business Communication 30 credits

219.704 International and Intercultural Communication 30 credits

219.705 Advanced News Media Processes 30 credits

219.706 Strategic Public Relations 30 credits

219.708 Political Communication 30 credits

219.709 Advanced Journalism Issues 30 credits

219.710 Persuasive Communication Practice 30 credits

219.790 Research Methods in Communication 30 credits
R 152.781 or 156.776

Economics (120 credits)

No new enrolments

Compulsory research report

178.781 Research Project Part 1 15 credits

178.782 Research Project Part 2 15 credits

178.799 Research Project 30 credits
P Appraisal Required

Subject courses

178.702 Macroeconomics 30 credits
P 178.703; or 178.200 and either 178.220 or 178.280 R 178.700, 178.714

178.703 The Theory and Practice of Economics 30 credits

178.712 International Monetary Economics 30 credits
P 178.703 or 125.700 or 125.330 or Appraisal Required

178.713 Microeconomics 30 credits
P 178.301 or 178.703

178.718 Health Economics 30 credits

178.724 Applied Econometric Methods 15 credits

178.732 Advanced Econometrics 30 credits
P 125.785 or any 300-level Econometrics course

178.740 Global Food Markets and Trade 15 credits
R 178.757

178.741 Research Methods in AgriCommerce 15 credits

178.742 Environmental Economics for Non-Economists 15 credits
R 178.360 and 178.762

178.755 Economic Growth, International and Development Economics 30 credits
P Any undergraduate-level Economics course or 178.703 R 178.750, 178.770

178.775 The Economics of Knowledge and Innovation 30 credits
P 115.113 or 115.106 or 178.1xx or 178.703

Finance (120 credits)

No new enrolments

Compulsory research report selection (At least 30 credits from)

125.791 Research Report Part 1 15 credits

125.792 Research Report Part 2 15 credits

125.799 Research Report 30 credits

Subject courses

125.700 Managerial Finance 30 credits
P Appraisal Required R 125.330

125.732 Advanced Corporate Finance 30 credits
P 125.700 or 125.330 or Appraisal Required

125.740 Advanced Investment Analysis 30 credits
P 125.700 or 125.330 or Appraisal Required

125.780 Advanced International Finance 30 credits
P Appraisal Required

125.781 Advanced Financial Risk Management 30 credits
P 125.700 or 125.330 or Appraisal Required

125.785 Research Methods in Economics and Finance 30 credits

Human Resource Management (120 credits)

No new enrolments

Compulsory research report

114.799 Research Report 30 credits

Subject courses

114.702 Human Resource Management and Workplace Relations 30 credits

114.709 Managing the Employment Relationship 30 credits

114.710 Organisational Learning 30 credits

114.722 Advanced Organisational Behaviour 30 credits
P Appraisal Required or 114.702

114.723 Performance Management 30 credits
P 114.326 or 114.700 or 114.702 R 114.724, 114.726

114.728 Valuing Human Resource Talent in Business Enterprises 30 credits
P 114.326 or 114.700 or 114.702

114.735 Competitive Advantage and HRM Strategy 30 credits
P Appraisal Required or 114.326 or 114.700 or 114.702 R 114.725

114.761 International Human Resource Management 30 credits

114.762 Career Management in an International Context 30 credits

Management (120 credits)

No new enrolments

Compulsory research report selection (At least 30 credits from)

Subject courses

152.700 Organisation and Management 30 credits

152.701 Advanced Management 30 credits

152.702 Advanced Strategic Management 30 credits

152.704 Business and Sustainability 30 credits
R 115.783

152.705 Advanced Change Management 30 credits
R 152.707

152.707 Leading and Changing Organisations 30 credits
R 152.709, 152.705

152.709 Leadership 30 credits
R 152.707

152.724 Advanced Services Management 30 credits

152.731 Innovation and New Ventures 30 credits
R 26.441, 52.731

152.732 Issues in Entrepreneurship 30 credits
R 26.442, 52.732

152.740 Public Sector Administration 30 credits

152.742 Health Systems Management 30 credits
R 250.742

152.743 Health Law and Policy 30 credits
R 250.743

152.746 Contemporary Issues in Health Service Management 30 credits
R 250.746

152.752 Project Management 30 credits

152.757 Critical Management Studies 30 credits

152.762 The International Business Environment 30 credits

152.768 Managing Knowledge 30 credits

152.781 Advanced Research Methods in Business 30 credits
R 156.776, 219.790

Marketing (120 credits)

No new enrolments

Compulsory research report selection (At least 30 credits from)

156.799 Research Report 30 credits

Subject courses

156.700 Essentials of Marketing 30 credits
R 156.741, 115.104, 115.116

156.742 Advanced Consumer Behaviour 30 credits
P P or C 156.700 or Appraisal Required C 156.700

156.743 Advanced Marketing Planning and Strategy 30 credits
P 156.700 or Appraisal Required C 156.700

156.744 Advanced Marketing Research and Analysis 30 credits
P 156.700 or Appraisal Required C 156.700

156.755 Advanced Social Media and Mobile Marketing 30 credits
P 156.700 or Appraisal Required

156.758 Advanced Social Marketing 30 credits

156.761 Customer Insights 30 credits

156.762 Return on Marketing Investment 30 credits

156.775 Theory and Models of Marketing 30 credits
P At least 45 credits of 156.3xx or 60 credits of 156.7xx or Appraisal Required

156.776 Research Methods in Marketing 30 credits
P At least 45 credits of 156.333 or any 200- level statistics or maths courses or 156.744 or Appraisal Required R 152.781 or 219.790

Valuation and Property Management (120 credits)

No new enrolments

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