Bachelor of Business and Environmental Science

Course Code

101510

Version

3

Faculty

Science and Engineering

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Honours

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

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

Nil

Special admission requirements

Nil

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

Credit points

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.

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

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

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

Level 3

BX3023:03   Economic Growth and Regional Development (available in 2012)

BX3072:03   Managing Small and Medium Enterprises

BX3073:03   Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies

Options

Select 12 credit points of specified BU level 2 subjects:

BU2004:03   Financial Management

BU2005:03   Entrepreneurship

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

PLUS

Select 3 credit points of BX level 3 subjects

PLUS  

Select a major

Majors

Type of major

Optional

Single

Credit points in major

24 credit points

Special requirements

 

MAJOR

AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

BBE-AQU

Singapore

Townsville

 

BBE-GEN

Singapore

Townsville

 

Campus

COURSE AVAILALE AT

NOTES

Brisbane

 

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

2 years

Progression

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)

No

Special assessment requirements

Students must attend lectures, laboratory classes, tutorials and field excursions as described in the subject schedules.

Accreditation requirements

Nil

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.

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

24 credit points

Currency

Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 4 years prior to the commencement of this course.

Expiry

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.

Other restrictions

Advanced standing may be granted only for level 1 subjects.

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Any major studied may appear on the testamur except the General major

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable

Honours

Honours availability

Not available

Eligibility

Not applicable