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

Bachelor of Business with Honours – Bachelor of Psychology with Honours

Course Code

12409

Version

6

Faculty

Arts, Education and Social Sciences

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Admission Requirements

Course Pre-requisites

At the end of level 3 of the Bachelor of Business – Bachelor of Psychology joint degree, the Heads of School will invite candidates to enter the joint Honours program.

Candidates must have:

successfully completed 72 credit points of prescribed level 1, 2 and 3 subjects; and

a minimum of a Distinction average (GPA 6) across 15 credit points of level 3 PY subjects in the joint pass degree.

Additional selection requirements

Minimum average grade of Credit for subjects taken under the pre-requisite course that are relevant to the business honours field of study

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

72 credit points of prescribed Level 1, 2 and 3 subjects

PLUS

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

PY4104:06 Psychology Thesis Part 1 of 2

PY4105:06 Psychology Thesis Part 2 of 2

PY4108:06 Advanced Topics in Psychology Part 1 of 2

PY4109:06 Advanced Topics in Psychology Part 2 of 2

Candidature

Expected time to complete

2 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

3 years

Maximum leave of absence

1 year

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

Nil

Accreditation requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for final subject

Not applicable

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 10 years prior to the commencement of this course.

Expiry

Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 10 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

Majors may appear on the testamur

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable

Document Modification History

Version No.

Approval Date

Modification Type

Effective Date

1-09

10/2009

Original document

10/2009