Bachelor Honours Degree (AQF Level 8)
Tropical Environments and Societies
Completion of an AQF level 7 bachelor degree in Business (or qualifications recognised by the Division as equivalent), within previous two years; and
Achievement of an overall grade point average of 5.0 (i.e. credit average) across their undergraduate degree.
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.
Additional selection requirements
Application for entry to the program is by approval of the College Dean.
Applicants who graduated with a pass degree from another university or who graduated more than two years ago may be required to complete such coursework or assessment as the College Dean recommends.
Special admission requirements
Students enrolled in this course must be eligible for professional membership of either or both of the professional accounting bodies (CPA Australia and/or the Institute of Chartered Accounting of Australia).
24 credit points as per course structure
Course learning outcomes
JCU graduates are committed to lifelong learning, intellectual development, and to the display of exemplary personal, professional and ethical standards. They have a sense of their place in the tropics and are charged with professional, community, and environmental responsibility. JCU graduates appreciate the need to embrace and be acquainted with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples of Australia. They are committed to reconciliation, diversity and sustainability. They exhibit a willingness to lead and to contribute to the intellectual, environmental, cultural, economic and social challenges of regional, national, and international communities of the tropics.
Graduates from the Bachelor of Business (Honours) degree will have demonstrated in their written assignments and oral work the ability to:
BU4062:03 Current Issues in Business Research
BU4070:03 Honours Thesis Part 1 of 2
BU4071:12 Honours Thesis Part 2 of 2
BU4072:03 Research Philosophy and Design
BU4073:03 Research Methods and Analysis
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
Students enrolled in this course must be eligible for professional membership of either or both of the professional accounting bodies (CPA Australia and/or the Institute of Chartered Accounting of Australia). They must then complete the professional program of whichever body they join, plus undertake the required number of years of professional experience in order to become full members of the accounting profession and practise as an accountant.
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
Bachelor of Business (Honours)
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable – this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award