Bachelor of Business (Honours)


Bachelor of Business (Honours)

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26th Jul 2016 11:29pm

Program Code


AQF Level

Level 8 Bachelor Honours Degree

Locations and UAC Codes

Mode of Delivery

  • Face to Face


Domestic - 1 years full time or part time equivalent.

International - 1 years full time.

ATAR (2016)

Term Type


Contributing Schools

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Honours programs in Management, Marketing, Human Resource Management, International Business, Supply Chain Management and Tourism are available. Potential Honours students should consult with the School of Business and Management towards the end of the semester prior to that in which they intend to enrol.

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Admission Information

Admission Requirements

Applicants must have successfully completed the Bachelor of Business or equivalent program with a credit grade average to apply for entry.

Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements

Applicants who do not speak English as a first language must demonstrate that they meet the University's English proficiency requirement. Further information regarding English language proficiency requirements can be found at the English Language Proficiency for Admission Policy at

Credit Transfer

No credit permitted for Honours

Academic Requirements for Program Completion

Total Units required

80 units

Program Duration

1 years full time or part time equivalent up to 3 years maximum.

International student visa holders who are studying the program on campus are required to enrol full time as per student visa requirements.

Program Requirements

This program requires the successful completion of 80 units of Approved Courses: 20 units of Research Methods, 40 units of Research Thesis and 20 units of theory relevant to: Human Resource Management, Marketing, Management, International Business, Supply Chain Management or Tourism.

Program Structure

Core Courses

Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this program

BUSN4100Business Research Methods
  • Semester 1 - 2016 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2016 (Callaghan)
20 units
BUSN4200Research Thesis 1
  • Semester 2 - 2016 (Callaghan)
20 units
BUSN4300Research Thesis 2
  • Semester 2 - 2016 (Callaghan)
20 units

Directed Courses

Choose 20 units from the following directed courses

IBUS4000Theory in International Business
  • Semester 1 - 2016 (Callaghan)
20 units
IRHR4000Theory in Human Resource Management
  • Semester 1 - 2016 (Callaghan)
20 units
MKTG4000Theory in Marketing
  • Semester 1 - 2016 (Callaghan)
20 units
MNGT4000Theory in Management
  • Semester 1 - 2016 (Callaghan)
20 units
TOUR4000Theory in Tourism
  • Semester 1 - 2016 (Callaghan)
20 units


Honours may be awarded at the following levels:

  • Class I
  • Class II, Division 1
  • Class II, Division 2
  • Class III

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Communicate effectivel orally to varied audiences
  • Communicate effectivel in writing to varied audiences
  • Work effectively independently
  • Work effectively in collaboration with others
  • Engage in critical thinking and complex analytical problem-solving
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of theory, models and concepts relevant to the disciplines of Human Resource Management, International Business, Management, Marketing and Tourism
  • Display proficiency in the utilization of information and technology in research.
  • Apply skills that incorporate understanding of global, social and ethical issues
  • Apply theory and method at an advanced level to conduct independent research/project of professional quality in their selected field

Additional Information

All students can access additional learning development mechanisms provided by the Centre for Teaching and Learning at

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students can draw on the assistance and support provided by the Indigenous Student Support and Development service through The Wollotuka Institute.

International Students

All International Students enrolled in the program will be provided with an orientation to familiarise them with the rules, expectations, facilities and services offered by the University. Please visit to find out more about the support services available to international students.

Special Needs

Students with a disability who require reasonable adjustments to undertake their program should contact the Disability Support Service before semester or early in the semester. Some adjustments need up to 4 weeks lead time to organise, so it is imperative that early contact is made. The Disability Support Service and relevant Faculty and School officers will work together to ensure reasonable adjustments are provided in a timely manner.

Please note: All students must fulfil the inherent requirements of the programs and courses they are undertaking. While reasonable adjustments can be made, these adjustments cannot compromise academic integrity. It is the student's responsibility to check all the requirements of courses, and consider the effects of any medical condition or disability on their ability to complete course requirements. Please visit for more information.

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