Tropical Environments and Societies
Completion of an AQF level 7 Bachelor Degree in the Creative Arts and Media with a GPA of 5.0 or higher; or
Other qualifications recognised by the Deputy Vice Chancellor of the Division of Tropical Environments and Societies as equivalent to the above.
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.
Submit proposal to Honours coordinator by November 30 of the year preceding the study.
Entry to the program is by invitation of the Dean of College of Arts Society and Education.
Computer and internet access is required.
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.
In the context of a JCU graduate on successful completion of the Bachelor of Creative Arts and Media with Honours graduates will be able to:
CV4041:03 Introduction to Research Methodology
CV4042:09 Honours Project (Part 1 of 2)
CV4043:03 Honours Seminar
CV4044:09 Honours Project (Part 2 of 2)
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Expected time to complete
1 year full-time or equivalent part-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Maximum allowed Pass
Supplementary exam for
A student who has failed a single subject towards the award in their final teaching period 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.
Students may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Credit and Articulation policy and associated procedures
6 credit points
Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 5 years prior to the commencement of this course.
Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 9 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the student has not completed the course.
BACHELOR OF CREATIVE ARTS AND MEDIA (HONOURS)
This is a joint degree
Inclusion of majors on
Exit with lesser award