Bachelor of Business and Environmental Science

Course Code

101510

Version

4

Faculty

Science and Engineering

Award Requirements

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 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

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 level 7).

Course Structure

Course Structure – Townsville

Course Structure – Singapore

Course Structure (Townsville)

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 2

BU2003:03 Organisational Behaviour

Level 3

BX3023:03 Economic Growth and Regional Development

BX3072:03 Managing Small and Medium Enterprises

BX3074:03 Strategic Management

Options

Select 9 credit points of specified BU level 2 subjects:

BU2004:03 Financial Management

BU2005:03 Entrepreneurship

BU2006:03 Business Modelling

BU2007:03 Project Management

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

Aquaculture

Townsville

 

General

Townsville

 

Course Structure (Singapore)

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

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

Aquaculture

Singapore

 

General

Singapore

 

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

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

1 year

Progression

Course progression requisites

Must complete 12 credit points at level 1 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

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

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

Nil

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