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Bachelor of Business

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Course Code

20510

Version

8

Faculty

Law, Business and the Creative Arts

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Honours

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

English (Maths B desirable)

Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Guidelines for Bachelor degrees.

Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements

Students of non English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System. An IELTS score of 6.0 with no component lower than 5.5 is required (Band 1 at JCU).

Additional selection requirements

Nil

Special admission requirements

Applicants must nominate either one of the Business majors or the General major as part of their application. Applicants who nominate a Business major are able to choose a second major after they have been admitted to the course.

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

72 credit points as per course structure

Additional course rules

A maximum of 30 credit points may be taken at level 1

A minimum of 18 credit points must be taken at level 2

A minimum of 18 credit points must be taken at level 3

Additional completion requirements

Nil

Learning outcomes

Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Bachelor degree Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

Course Structure (Accounting Major)

Core Subjects

Level 1

BU1002:03 Accounting for Decision Making

BU1003:03 Economics for Business

BU1004:03 Management, People and Organisations

BU1005:03 Personal and Professional Skills in Business

BU1006:03 Managing the Customer Experience or BU1008:03 Marketing Fundamentals

BU1007:03 Business Data Analysis

BU1009:03 Business Information Systems or BU2209:03 Business Information Systems

BU1112:03 Business Law and Ethics or BU2111:03 Business Law and Ethics

Level 2

BU2004:03 Financial Management

BU2006:03 Business Modelling

BU2112:03 Law of Business Organisations

Level 3

BU3112:03 Taxation

Options

Select Accounting major

PLUS

Select a second major

or

Select 18 credit points of subjects comprised of:

  • 6 credit points of any undergrad subject, plus

  • 3 credit points of any undergrad level 2 subjects, plus

  • 6 credit points of any undergrad level 2 or level 3 subjects, plus

  • 3 credit points of any undergrad level 3 subjects

Course Structure (All other Majors)

Core Subjects

Level 1

BU1002:03 Accounting for Decision Making

BU1003:03 Economics for Business

BU1004:03 Management, People and Organisations

BU1005:03 Personal and Professional Skills in Business

BU1006:03 Managing the Customer Experience or BU1008:03 Marketing Fundamentals

BU1007:03 Business Data Analysis

NOTE:

It is recommended that, where possible in the study plan, students complete both;

BU1006:03 Managing the Customer Experience

And

BU1008:03 Marketing Fundamentals

Options

Select 3 credit points of specified level 1 BU and CV subjects (Schedule A)

BU1006:03 Managing the Customer Experience

BU1008:03 Marketing Fundamentals

BU1009:03 Business Information Systems

BU1011:03 Business, Leisure and Society

BU1112:03 Business Law and Ethics

CV1200:03 Effective Speaking

PLUS

Select 6 credit points of specified level 2 and level 3 BU subjects (Schedule A & B)

BU2003:03 Organisational Behaviour

BU2004:03 Financial Management

BU2005:03 Entrepreneurship

BU2006:03 Business Modelling

BU2007:03 Project Management

BU2009:03 Sustainability in Business

BU2010:03 Business Research Methods

BU2050:03 Workplace Project

BU2060:03 or BU3060:03 Professional Experience

BU2100:03 Integrated Business Venture Part 1 of 2

BU2101:03 Integrated Business Venture Part 2 of 2

BU2111:03 Business Law and Ethics

BU2112:03 Law of Business Organisations

BU2208:03 Marketing Fundamentals

BU2209:03 Business Information Systems

PLUS

Select 3 credit points of specified level 2 BU subjects (Schedule B)

BU2004:03 Financial Management

BU2010:03 Business Research Methods

PLUS

Select 6 credit points of any undergrad subjects

PLUS

Select a second major

or

Select 18 credit points of subjects comprised of:

  • 3 credit points of any level 2 subjects, plus

  • 3 credit points of any undergrad subjects, plus

  • 6 credit points of any level 2 or level 3 subjects, plus

  • 6 credit points of any level 3 subjects

Majors

Type of major

Optional

Single or double

Credit points in major

18 credit points

Special requirements

If choosing the single major option, the chosen major must be a Business major

MAJOR

AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Accounting

Brisbane

Cairns

Singapore

Townsville

Business major

Business Law

Cairns

Townsville

Non-Business major

Available only as a second major

Communication Design

Townsville

Non-Business major

Available only as a second major

Economics

Townsville

Business major

Financial Management

Townsville

Business major

General

Brisbane

Cairns

Singapore

Townsville

Business major

Available only as a single major

Hospitality Management

Brisbane

Cairns

Singapore

Business major

Not offered in Cairns 2011 or 2012

Human Resources Management

Cairns

Townsville

Business major

International Business

Cairns

Singapore

Business major

Management

Brisbane

Cairns

Singapore

Townsville

Business major

Marketing

Brisbane

Cairns

Singapore

Townsville

Business major

Sports and Event Management

Brisbane

Townsville

Singapore

Business major

Tourism Management

Cairns

Singapore

Townsville

Business major

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Brisbane

Cairns

Singapore

Townsville

Candidature

Expected time to complete

3 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

10 years

Maximum leave of absence

1 year

Progression

Course progression requisites

Must successfully complete 12 credit points at level 1 before attempting any level 3 subject

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

Nil

Accreditation requirements

To be eligible for accreditation with Certified Practising Accountants (CPA Australia) and/or the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA) students must complete the Accounting major as well as 18 credit points consisting of the following subjects:

BU2004:03 Financial Management

BU2006:03 Business Modelling

BU2112:03 Law of Business Organisations

BU3112:03 Taxation

Plus

BU1009:03 or BU2209:03 Business Information Systems

Plus

BU1112:03 or BU2111:03 Business Law and Ethics

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for final subject

A candidate who has failed the final subject towards the award and who gained 40% or more of the marks for that subject, may be granted a supplementary examination in that subject. However if that subject is required for accreditation, then the criteria specified by that accreditation will apply.

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Candidates may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy associated procedures.

Maximum allowed

48 credit points

Currency

Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 6 years prior to the commencement of this course.

Expiry

Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 16 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed the course of study prescribed for the degree.

Other restrictions

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

All majors studied, except the General major shall appear on the testamur

Exit with lesser award

Candidates who exit the course prior to completion, and have completed 24 credit points of study and appropriate subjects, may be eligible to receive the award of Diploma of Business.

Course articulation

Not applicable

Honours

Honours availability

Additional honours year available

Eligibility

By invitation of the Head of School

Normally a minimum average grade of Credit is required in the pass degree subjects relevant to the field in which Honours is to be taken.

Document Modification History

Version No.

Approval Date

Modification Type

Effective Date

1-09

10/2009

Original document

10/2009

1-10

06/2010

Course Structure

Award Requirements

Availabilities

01/2011

1-11

01/2011

Admin amendment
Course Structure

01/2011

2-11

01/2011

Award Requirements
Course Structure
Availabilities

01/2012

3-11

06/2011

Course Structure

01/2012

4-11

6/2011

Availabilities

01/2012

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