Bachelor of Business and Environmental Science
Science and Engineering
English, Maths B, Chemistry
Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Guidelines for Bachelor degrees.
Additional selection requirements
Special admission requirements
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). Students scoring below this may be offered up to six months intensive language training prior to admission to the course.
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
72 credit points as per course structure
Additional course rules
A minimum of four business subjects and four science subjects must be taken at each of levels 1, 2 and 3.
Additional completion requirements
The level 1 science subjects must be from four different disciplines.
Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Bachelor degree Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
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
CH1001:03 Chemistry: A Central Science
EV1005:03 Environmental Processes and Global Change
MA1401:03 Statistics and Data Analysis 1
BZ1004:03 The Diversity of Animal Life
BX3023:03 Economic Growth and Regional Development (available in 2012)
BX3072:03 Managing Small and Medium Enterprises
BX3073:03 Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies
Select 12 credit points of specified BU level 2 subjects:
BU2004:03 Financial Management
BU2006:03 Business Modelling
BU2007:03 Project Management
BU2008:03 Leadership and Strategic Thinking
BU2010:03 Business Research Methods
BU2111:03 Business Law and Ethics
BU2208:03 Marketing Fundamentals
Select 3 credit points of BX level 3 subjects
Select a major
Type of major
Credit points in major
24 credit points
COURSE AVAILALE AT
Expected time to complete
3 years full-time or equivalent part-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Must complete 12 credit points at level 1 before attempting any level 2 subject
Must complete 18 credit points of level 1 and 2 subjects before attempting any level 3 subject
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Special assessment requirements
Students must attend lectures, laboratory classes, tutorials and field excursions as described in the subject schedules.
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
6 credit points
Supplementary exam for final subject
A candidate who has failed the final subject towards the degree 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 should apply.
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.
24 credit points
Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 4 years prior to the commencement of this course.
Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 14 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.
Advanced standing may be granted only for level 1 subjects.
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Any major studied may appear on the testamur except the General major
Exit with lesser award