Bachelor of Business – Bachelor of Psychology

Bachelor of Business – Bachelor of Psychology with Honours

Course Code

12410F

Version

9

Faculty

Arts, Education and Social Sciences

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.

Post admission
requirements

Honours:

A candidate admitted to the degree of Bachelor of Business – Bachelor of Psychology at this university may be invited by the Head of the School to undertake the Honours degree if that candidate has

  • obtained a minimum of 96 credit points by successful completion of the level 1, 2 and 3 subjects prescribed in Bachelor of Business-Bachelor of Psychology

  • obtained a minimum of a Credit average (65%) across PY2103, PY2107 and a minimum Distinction average (75%) across 15 credit points of level 3 PY subjects, including PY3101

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

120 credit points as per course structure

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

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

BU1006:03  Managing the Customer Experience or BU1008:03 Marketing Fundamentals

PY1101:03  Exploring Psychology I

PY1102:03  Exploring Psychology 2

SS1010:03  Australian People: Indigenous and Anthropological Perspectives or AN1001:03 Anthropology: Cultural Diversity in Global Perspective

SY1001:03  Australian Society: An Introduction to Sociology

Level 2

PY2103:03  Describing and Analysing Behaviour

PY2107:03  Experimental Investigation and Analysis of Behaviour

Level 3

PY3101:03  Advanced Behavioural Research Design and Analysis

Level 4

PY4108:06  Advanced Topics in Psychology Part 1 of 2

PY4109:06  Advanced Topics in Psychology Part 2 of 2

PLUS

Standard Program (Pass Degree)

Honours Program (Honours Degree)

PY4106:06  Group Project Part 1 of 2

PY4107:06  Group Project Part 2 of 2

PY4104:06  Psychology Thesis Part 1 of 2

PY4105:06  Psychology Thesis Part 2 of 2

Options

Select 3 credit points of Arts and Social Sciences level 1 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

Arts and Social Science Subjects

PLUS

Select 3 credit points of specified BU level 2 subjects

BU2003:03 Organisational Behaviour

BU2004:03  Financial Management

BU2005:03  Entrepreneurship

BU2006:03  Business Modelling

BU2007:03  Project Management

BU2009:03  Sustainability in Business

BU2010:03  Business Research Methods

BU2050:03  Workplace Project

BU2060:03  Professional Experience

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 specified level 2 BU and BX subjects:

BU2003:03 Organisational Behaviour

BU2004:03  Financial Management

BU2005:03  Entrepreneurship

BU2006:03  Business Modelling

BU2007:03  Project Management

BU2009:03  Sustainability in Business

BU2010:03  Business Research Methods

BU2050:03  Workplace Project

BU2060:03  Professional Experience

BU2111:03  Business Law and Ethics

BU2112:03  Law of Business Organisations

BU2208:03  Marketing Fundamentals

BU2209:03  Business Information Systems

BX2011:03  Accounting Principles and Systems

BX2012:03  Strategic Resource management

BX2021:03  Managerial Economics

BX2022:03  Macroeconomic Policy

BX2031:03  Personal Portfolio management

BX2032:03  Financial Institutions and Markets

BX2041:03  Club and Gaming Management

BX2042:03  Hospitality Services: Management and Leadership

BX2051:03  Strategic Human Resource Management

BX2061:03  Business Negotiation

BX2062:03  Operations Management

BX2072:03  Organisational Change

BX2081:03  Consumer Behaviour

BX2082:03  Marketing Communications

BX2091:03  Tourism Management

BX2092:03  Tourist and Leisure Behaviour Management

BX2093:03  Sports Management

BX2225:03  Forecasting

PLUS

Select 9 credit points of specified level 2 and 3 PY subjects

PY2101:03  Brain and Behaviour

PY2104:03  Health Psychology

PY2106:03  Human Development Across the Lifespan

PY2108:03  Evolution of Behaviour

PY2110:03  Forensic Psychology

PY2111:03  Learning and Behaviour

PY2112:03  Memory and Cognition

PY3102:03  Social Psychology

PY3103:03  Psychopathology

PY3104:03  Principles of Counselling

PY3105:03  Behaviour in Organisations

PY3106:03  Theoretical Foundations of Modern Psychology

PY3107:03  Introductory Psychometrics, Assessment and Ethics

PY3108:03  Personality and Individual Psychology

PY3109:03  Cognitive Neuroscience: The Biology of Mind

PY3111:03  Advanced Health Psychology

PLUS

Select 3 credit points of specified BU and BX level 3 subjects

BU3060:03  Professional Experience

BX3011:03  Company Accounting

BX3012:03  Contemporary Issues in Accounting

BX3013:03  Performance Management and Control

BX3014:03  Auditing

BX3021:03  International Trade

BX3022:03  Econometrics

BX3023:03  Economic Growth and Regional Development

BX3024:03  Contemporary Economic Policy and Social Welfare

BX3025:03  Forecasting

BX3031:03  Multinational Business Finance

BX3032:03  Advanced Business Modelling

BX3033:03  Project Evaluation

BX3040:03  Hospitality Practicum

BX3041:03  Service Industry Marketing

BX3043:03  Hospitality, Cultures and People

BX3051:03  Employee Relations

BX3052:03  Cross-Cultural Management

BX3053:03  Personal Economics

BX3054:03  Contemporary Issues in Human Resource Management

BX3061:03  International Business

BX3072:03  Managing Small and Medium Enterprise

BX3074:03  Strategic Management

BX3081:03  Interactive Marketing

BX3083:03  Strategic Marketing

BX3091:03  Tourism and the Environment

BX3092:03  Destination Management

BX3093:03  Conference and Events Management

BX3094:03  Tourism, Policy and Planning

BU3112:03  Taxation

BX3113:03  Advanced Taxation Law

BX3114:03  Bankruptcy and Insolvency

BX3115:03  Advanced Commercial Law

BX3116:03  Advanced Company Law

BX3117:03  Law of Corporate Investigations

BX3118:03  Employment, Workplace and Industrial Relations

BX3119:03  Alternative Dispute Resolution

BX3120:03  Sport and Entertainment Law

BX3261:03  Business Negotiation

PLUS

Select 12 credit points of specified PY level 3 subjects

PY3102:03  Social Psychology

PY3104:03  Principles of Counselling

PY3105:03  Behaviour in Organisations

PY3106:03  Theoretical Foundations of Modern Psychology

PY3107:03  Introductory Psychometrics, Assessment and Ethics

PY3108:03  Personality and Individual Psychology

PY3109:03  Cognitive Neuroscience: The Biology of Mind

PY3111:03  Advanced Health Psychology

PLUS

Select 6 credit points of specified Arts and Social Sciences or BU and BX level 2 and BU and BX level 3 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 and WS

Arts and Social Science Subjects

BU2003:03 Organisational Behaviour

BU2004:03  Financial Management

BU2005:03  Entrepreneurship

BU2006:03  Business Modelling

BU2007:03  Project Management

BU2009:03  Sustainability in Business

BU2010:03  Business Research Methods

BU2050:03  Workplace Project

BU2060:03  Professional Experience

BU2111:03  Business Law and Ethics

BU2112:03  Law of Business Organisations

BU2208:03  Marketing Fundamentals

BU2209:03  Business Information Systems

BX2011:03  Accounting Principles and Systems

BX2012:03  Strategic Resource Management

BX2021:03  Managerial Economics

BX2022:03  Macroeconomic Policy

BX2031:03  Personal Portfolio Management

BX2032:03  Financial Institutions and Markets

BX2041:03  Club and Gaming Management

BX2042:03  Hospitality Services: Management and Leadership

BX2051:03  Strategic Human Resource Management

BX2061:03  Business Negotiation

BX2062:03  Operations Management

BX2072:03  Organisational Change

BX2081:03  Consumer Behaviour

BX2082:03  Marketing Communications

BX2091:03  Tourism Management

BX2092:03  Tourist and Leisure Behaviour Management

BX2093:03  Sports Management

BX2225:03  Forecasting

BU3060:03  Professional Experience

BU3112:03  Taxation

BX3011:03  Company Accounting

BX3012:03  Contemporary Issues in Accounting

BX3013:03  Performance Management and Control

BX3014:03  Auditing

BX3021:03  International Trade

BX3022:03  Econometrics

BX3023:03  Economic Growth and Regional Development

BX3024:03  Contemporary Economic Policy and Social Welfare

BX3025:03  Forecasting

BX3031:03  Multinational Business Finance

BX3032:03  Advanced Business Modelling

BX3033:03  Project Evaluation

BX3040:03  Hospitality Practicum

BX3041:03  Service Industry Marketing

BX3043:03  Hospitality, Cultures and People

BX3051:03  Employee Relations

BX3052:03  Cross-Cultural Management

BX3053:03  Personal Economics

BX3054:03  Contemporary Issues in Human Resource Management

BX3061:03  International Business

BX3072:03  Managing Small and Medium Enterprise

BX3074:03 Strategic Management

BX3081:03  Interactive Marketing

BX3083:03  Strategic Marketing

BX3091:03  Tourism and the Environment

BX3092:03  Destination Management

BX3093:03  Conference and Events Management

BX3094:03  Tourism, Policy and Planning

BX3113:03  Advanced Taxation Law

BX3114:03  Bankruptcy and Insolvency

BX3115:03  Advanced Commercial Law

BX3116:03  Advanced Company Law

BX3117:03  Law of Corporate Investigations

BX3118:03  Employment, Workplace and Industrial Relations

BX3119:03  Alternative Dispute Resolution

BX3120:03  Sport and Entertainment Law

BX3261:03  Business Negotiation

Majors

Type of major

Optional

Single

Credit points in major

18 credit points

Special requirements

Nil

MAJOR

AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Economics

Townsville

Business major

Financial Management

Townsville

Business major

Hospitality Management

Cairns

Business major Not offered in Cairns in 2011 and 2012

Human Resources Management

Cairns

Townsville

Business major

International Business

Cairns

Business major

Management

Cairns

Townsville

Business major

Marketing

Cairns

Townsville

Business major

Multidisciplinary

Cairns

Townsville

Business major

To be discontinued as of 31/12/2012

Sports and Event Management

Townsville

Business major

Tourism Management

Cairns

Townsville

Business major

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Cairns

 

Townsville

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

5 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

10 years

Maximum leave of absence

3 years

Progression

Course progression requisites

Must have successfully completed 96 credit points before attempting any level 4 subjects

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

Nil

Accreditation requirements

Graduates of this course who wish to become fully registered as psychologists, must complete either two years of supervised practice in the field or an accredited masters degree.

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

3 credit points for Arts, Education and Social Science subjects

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

80 credit points in accordance with the 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

Honours award

Students who have successfully completed the honours program shall be eligible for the award of Bachelor of Business – Bachelor of Psychology with Honours

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Majors may appear on the testamur (except for the General major in Business).

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable

Honours

Honours availability

Honours is available in either or both disciplines.

Psychology honours is available within the Bachelor of Business-Bachelor of Psychology course (see Eligibility section below for details).

Business honours is available as additional 24 credit points of study.

Eligibility

Psychology Honours

Candidates must have:

  • obtained a minimum of 96 credit points by successful completion of the level 1, 2 and 3 subjects prescribed in Bachelor of Business-Bachelor of Psychology

  • obtained a minimum of a Credit average (65%) across PY2103, PY2107 and a minimum Distinction average (75%) across 15 credit points of level 3 PY subjects, including PY3101

Business Honours

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.