Bachelor Honours Degree (AQF Level 8)
Tropical Environments and Societies
Completion of an AQF Level 7 Bachelor Degree in a discipline cognate to the proposed area of research (or qualifications recognised by the Division as equivalent); and.
Achievement of an overall grade point average of 5.0 (i.e. credit average) across their bachelor degree, with credits or better in specific discipline areas.
Minimum English language proficiency Requirements
Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of Band 1 – Schedule II of the JCU Admissions Policy.
Entry to the program is by invitation of the College Dean
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.
Applicants who have graduated with a bachelor (pass) degree from another university or who graduated more than five years ago may be required to complete such coursework or assessment as the College Dean recommends.
24 credit points as per course structure
Course learning outcomes
Graduates of the Bachelor of Sustainability (Honours) at James Cook University will be able to:
This is an optional Honours year undertaken in the student’s chosen undergraduate sustainability discipline area i.e. Science, Business or Social Science.
Type of major
Credit points in major
24 credit points
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Expected time to complete
1 year full-time or equivalent part-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Special assessment requirements
Professional accreditation requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
A student who has failed the final subject towards this degree, may, under certain circumstances as approved by the College Dean, be granted a supplementary examination in that final subject, even if that subject does not normally allow a supplementary examination.
BACHELOR OF SUSTAINABILITY (HONOURS)
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Any major studied may appear on the testamur
Exit with lesser award