Bachelor of Sustainability with Honours

Course Code

106309

Version

1

Faculty

Science and Engineering

Category type

HON – Bachelor with Honours

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

Completion of an appropriate bachelor degree from this or another university.

Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 8) 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 I of the JCU Admissions policy.

Additional entry requirements

Applicants must satisfy the school requirements relating to the standard of academic achievement necessary to proceed to an honours degree.

Admission to the honours degree shall follow on directly from the pass degree and normally no later than five years following completion of the pass degree.  Candidates for honours who have graduated with a pass degree from another university or who have graduated more than five years ago may be required to complete such coursework or assessment as the Head of School recommends as a condition of entry to Honours.

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

24 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 8).

Course Structure

Core Subjects

Bachelor of Sustainability with Honours

This is an optional Honours year which will follow the honours program of the student’s chosen discipline (24 credits) i.e. Science, Business or Social Science.

Science:

EITHER:

EA4401:12 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part 1 of 2)

EA4402:12 Honours in Earth and Environmental Science (Part 2 of 2)

OR:

BZ4001:12 Ecology. Conservation, Plant Sciences and Zoology Honours (Part 1 of 2)

BZ4002:12 Ecology, Conservation, Plant Sciences and Zoology Honours (Part 2 of 2)

Business:

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

Social Science:

EITHER:

AN4006:06 Anthropology Honours Seminar A

AN4007:06 Anthropology Honours Seminar B

AN4100:06 Anthropology Honours Thesis Part 1 of 2

AN4101:06 Anthropology Honours Thesis Part 2 of 2

OR:

SY4017:06 Sociology Honours Seminar A

SY4018:06 Sociology Honours Seminar B

SY4100:06 Sociology Honours Thesis Part 1 of 2

SY4101:06 Sociology Honours Thesis Part 2 of 2

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Candidature

Expected time to complete

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

5 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

Not applicable

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for final subject

A student who has failed the final subject towards this degree, may, under certain circumstances as approved by the Faculty of Science and Engineering, be granted a supplementary examination in that final subject, even if that subject does not normally allow a supplementary examination.

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Not eligible

Maximum allowed

Not applicable

Currency

Not applicable

Expiry

Not applicable

Other restrictions

Not applicable

Award Details

This is a joint degree

No

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Any major studied may appear on the testamur

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable