Bachelor of Arts – Bachelor of Business

Course Code

20310

Version

8

Faculty

Law, Business and the Creative Arts

Award Requirements

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 level 7) 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 (IELTS).  The IELTS score required for admission to this course can be found in Schedule II of the JCU Admissions policy.

Additional selection requirements

Nil

Special admission requirements

Nil

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

96 credit points as per course structure

Additional course rules

Nil

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 level 7).

Course Structure

Level 1

BA1001:03 Time, Truth and the Human Condition

BA1002:03 Our Space: Networks, Narrative and the Making of Place

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

BU1007:03 Business Data Analysis

Level 3

BA3000:03 Arts Edge

Options

Select an Arts major from the list below

PLUS

Select a Business major from the list below

PLUS

Select 9 credit points of level 1 Arts and Social Sciences subjects

Arts and Social Sciences subjects include the following prefixes:

AN, AR, CI , CU, CY, EL , FR, GR, HI , IA, IT, JA , JN, PL, PY , SS, SY or WS

PLUS

Select 9 credit points of level 2 and 3 Arts and Social Sciences subjects

PLUS

Select 3 credit points of specified BU level 2 and level 3 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

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 6 credit points of BU and BX level 2 subjects

PLUS

Select 3 credit points of BU and BX level 3 subjects

PLUS

Select 6 credit points of any undergraduate subjects

Majors

Type of major

Single Arts major

Plus

Single Business major

Credit points in major

18 credit points

Special requirements

Nil

ARTS MAJOR

AVAILABLE AT

SCHOOL

Anthropology

Cairns

Townsville

Arts, Education and Social Sciences

Archaeology

Cairns

Townsville

Arts, Education and Social Sciences

Chinese

Cairns

Arts, Education and Social Sciences

Not offered in 2012

Criminology

Cairns

Townsville

Arts, Education and Social Sciences

English

Cairns

Townsville

Arts, Education and Social Sciences

Environmental Studies

Cairns

Townsville

Science and Engineering

French Foundation

Cairns

Townsville

Arts, Education and Social Sciences

French Advanced

Cairns

Townsville

Arts, Education and Social Sciences

Geography

Cairns

Townsville

Science and Engineering

German

Townsville

Arts, Education and Social Sciences

History

Cairns

Townsville

Arts, Education and Social Sciences

Human Services

Cairns

Townsville

Arts, Education and Social Sciences

Indigenous Studies

Cairns

Townsville

Arts, Education and Social Sciences

Italian

Cairns

Arts, Education and Social Sciences

Japanese Foundation

Cairns

Townsville

Arts, Education and Social Sciences

Japanese Advanced

Cairns

Townsville

Arts, Education and Social Sciences

Media and Writing

Townsville

Arts, Education and Social Sciences

Political Science

Cairns

Townsville

Arts, Education and Social Sciences

Psychology

Cairns

Townsville

Arts, Education and Social Sciences

Screen Studies

Townsville

Arts, Education and Social Sciences

Sociology

Cairns

Townsville

Arts, Education and Social Sciences

BUSINESS MAJOR

AVAILABLE AT

SCHOOL

Economics

Townsville

School of Business

Financial Management

Townsville

School of Business

Hospitality Management

Cairns

School of Business  Not offered in Cairns in 2011 or 2012

Human Resources Management

Cairns

Townsville

School of Business

International Business

Cairns

School of Business

Management

Cairns

Townsville

School of Business

Marketing

Cairns

Townsville

School of Business

Multidisciplinary

Cairns

Townsville

School of Business

To be discontinued as of 31/12/2012

Sports and Events Management

Townsville

School of Business

Tourism Management

Cairns

Townsville

School of Business

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Cairns

 

Townsville

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

4 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 of Arts and Social Science subjects at level 1 before attempting any level 2 or 3 subject from Arts and Social Sciences.

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

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 in accordance with Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy.

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 20 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

Both the Arts major and the Business major (except the General major) shall appear on the testamur.

Exit with lesser award

Candidates who exit the course prior to completion, and have completed the relevant number of credit points of study and appropriate subjects, may be eligible for one of the following awards:

  • Diploma of Arts

  • Diploma of Business

  • Advanced Diploma of Arts

Course articulation

Not applicable

Honours

Honours availability

Arts and Business each offer additional honours years.

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.