Course and Subject Handbook 2011 Course Information Undergraduate Courses Bachelor of Business with Honours – Bachelor of Laws with Honours

Bachelor of Business with Honours – Bachelor of Laws with Honours

Course Code

60609M

Version

6

Faculty

Law, Business and the Creative Arts

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Admission Requirements

Course Pre-requisites

Entry to the Law Honours program is restricted to students enrolled in the pass degree and who have obtained an overall GPA of 5 and above.

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

Additional selection requirements

By invitation of the Head of School

Special admission requirements

Nil

English Language Requirements

 

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

144 credit points as per course structure

Additional course rules

Nil

Additional completion requirements

Nil

Course Structure

Core Subjects

Level 1

BU1002:03  Accounting for Decision Making

BU1003:03  Economics for Business

BU1004:03  Management, People and Organisations

BU1007:03  Business Data Analysis

LA1101:03  Legal Institutions and Processes

LA1102:03  Legal Research, Writing and Analysis

LA1103:03  Law, Society and Change

LA1104:03  Legal Concepts

LA1105:03  Contract Law 1

LA1106:03  Contract Law 2

Level 2

BU2004:03  Financial Management

BU2006:03  Business Modelling

BX2011:03  Accounting Principles and Systems

BX2012:03  Strategic Resource Management

LA2015:03  Land Law 1

LA2016:03  Land Law 2

LA2017:03  Principles of Criminal Law A

LA2018:03  Principles of Criminal Law B

LA2019:03  Torts A – Specific Torts

LA2020:03  Torts B – Negligence

Level 3

BX3011:03  Company Accounting

BX3012:03  Contemporary Issues in Accounting

BX3013:03  Performance Management and Control

BX3014:03  Auditing

LA3004:03  Evidence

LA3006:03  Administrative Law

LA3011:03  Commercial and Personal Property Law

LA3013:03  Principles of Equity

LA3014:03  Law of Trusts

LA3105:03  Constitutional Law

LA3106:03  Company and Partnership Law

Level 4

BU4061:03  Research Paradigms in Business

BU4062:03  Current Issues in Business Research

BU4064:03  Research Design: Methods and Statistics Part 1 of 2

BU4065:03  Research Design: Methods and Statistics Part 2 of 2

BU4068:06  Honours Thesis Part 1 of 2

BU4069:06  Honours Thesis Part 2 of 2

LA4023:03  Taxation Law

Options

BU1009:03  Business Information Systems

or

BU2209:03  Business Information Systems

PLUS

Select 15 credit points of LA level 4 subjects

LA4005:03  Jurisprudence

LA4006:03  Conflicts of Law

LA4007:03  Succession

LA4010:03  Advanced Criminal Law

LA4011:03  Environmental Law

LA4012:03  Public International Law

LA4013:03  Law of Corporate Investigations

LA4014:03  Clinical Legal Studies (Townsville)

LA4019:03  Conveyancing and Drafting

LA4020:03  Industrial Relations Law

LA4021:03  Competition Mooting

LA4022:03  Civil Procedure

LA4024:03  Advanced Taxation Law

LA4025:03  Marine and Coastal Management Law

LA4027:03  Human Rights Law

LA4028:03  Law of the Sea

LA4029:03  Comparative Law

LA4030:03  Mining Law

LA4031:03  Medical Jurisprudence

LA4032:03  Family Law

LA4033:03  Advanced Commercial Law

LA4034:03  Alternative Dispute Resolution

LA4035:03  Native Title Law and Policy

LA4036:03  Indigenous People and Law in Australia

LA4037:03  Bankruptcy and Insolvency

LA4038:03  Legal Ethics and Trust Accounting

LA4039:03  Advocacy and Criminal Sentencing

LA4040:03  Law in Greater China

LA4041:03  Legal Placement

LA4042:03  Maritime Law

LA4106:03  Advanced Company Law

PLUS

Select 6 credit point dissertation (60009-DISSERT-1) comprising

LA4047:03 – Research Dissertation B: Part 1 of 2

LA4048:03 - Research Dissertation B: Part 2 of 2

or

3 credit point dissertation (60009-DISSERT-2) comprising

LA4026:03 – Research Dissertation A

3 credit points of LA level 4 subjects

All Other Business Majors

Core Subjects

Level 1

BU1002:03  Accounting for Decision Making

BU1003:03  Economics for Business

BU1004:03  Management, People and Organisations

BU1006:03  Managing the Customer Experience

BU1007:03  Business Data Analysis

LA1101:03  Legal Institutions and Processes

LA1102:03  Legal Research, Writing and Analysis

LA1103:03  Law, Society and Change

LA1104:03  Legal Concepts

LA1105:03  Contract Law 1

LA1106:03  Contract Law 2

Level 2

LA2015:03  Land Law 1

LA2016:03  Land Law 2

LA2017:03  Principles of Criminal Law A

LA2018:03  Principles of Criminal Law B

LA2019:03  Torts A – Specific Torts

LA2020:03  Torts B – Negligence

Level 3

LA3004:03  Evidence

LA3006:03  Administrative Law

LA3011:03  Commercial and Personal Property Law

LA3013:03  Principles of Equity

LA3014:03  Law of Trusts

LA3105:03  Constitutional Law

LA3106:03  Company and Partnership Law

Level 4

BU4061:03  Research Paradigms in Business

BU4062:03  Current Issues in Business Research

BU4064:03  Research Design: Methods and Statistics Part 1 of 2

BU4065:03  Research Design: Methods and Statistics Part 2 of 2

BU4068:06  Honours Thesis Part 1 of 2

BU4069:06  Honours Thesis Part 2 of 2

Options

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

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 a major

PLUS

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

BU2004:03  Financial Management

BU2005:03  Entrepreneurship

BU2006:03  Business Modelling

BU2007:03  Project Management

BU2008:03  Leadership and Strategic Thinking

BU2009:03  Sustainability in Business

BU2010:03  Business Research Methods

BU2050:03  Work Integrated Learning

BU2060:03  Professional Experience

BU2112:03  Law of Business Organisations

BU2208:03  Marketing Fundamentals

BU2209:03  Business Information Systems

PLUS

Select 3 credit points of any BU and BX level 2 subjects

PLUS

Select 15 credit points of LA level 4 subjects

PLUS

Select 6 credit point dissertation (60009-DISSERT-1) comprising

LA4047:03 – Research Dissertation B: Part 1 of 2

LA4048:03 – Research Dissertation B: Part 2 of 2

or

3 credit point dissertation (60009-DISSERT-2) comprising

LA4026:03 – Research Dissertation A

3 credit points of LA level 4 subjects

Majors

Type of major

Optional

Single

Credit points in major

18 credit points

Special requirements

Nil

MAJOR

AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Economics and Regional Development

Townsville

Business major

Financial Management

Townsville

Business major

General

Cairns

Townsville

Business major

Hospitality Management

Cairns

Business major

Human Resource Management

Cairns

Townsville

Business major

International Business

Cairns

Business major

Management and Entrepreneurship

Cairns

Townsville

Business major

Marketing

Cairns

Townsville

Business major

Sports and Event Management

Townsville

Business major

Tourism Management

Cairns

Townsville

Business major

Candidature

Expected time to complete

6 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

12 years

Maximum leave of absence

2 years

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

Nil

Accreditation requirements

1. To be eligible for accreditation with Certified Practicing Accountants (CPA Australia) and/or the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA) students must complete the Accounting major as well as the following subjects:

BU2004:03   Financial Management

BU2006:03   Business Modelling

Plus

BU1009:03 or BU2209:03 Business Information Systems

2. In accordance with the requirements of the Supreme Court (Admission) Rules 2004 (Qld), students who intend, at any time, to seek admission as a Legal Practitioner in Queensland must include as subjects within their degree:

LA4022:03   Civil Procedure

LA4038:03   Legal Ethics and Trust Accounting

3. Students seeking admission to practice law are strongly advised to include the following level 4 subjects:

LA4007:03   Succession

LA4019:03   Conveyancing and Drafting

LA4032:03   Family Law

4. Townsville students seeking admission to practice law are also encouraged to include LA4014:03 Clinical Legal Studies.

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for final subject

A candidate who has failed the final subject towards the degree or towards admission as a barrister or solicitor and who gained 40% or more of the marks for that subject, may be granted a supplementary examination in that subject.

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

80 credit points

Currency

Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 12 years prior to the commencement of this course.

Expiry

Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 12 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

Nil

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Business majors, except the General major, may appear on the testamur.

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable

Modification History

Version No.

Approval Date

Modification Type

Effective Date

1-09

10/2009

Original document

10/2009