Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)

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Faculty of Business and Law

Program Code

10801

Graduate Level

Undergraduate

CRICOS Code

Admission Instructions

Mode of delivery

Face to face on campus.

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The Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) is currently available in Accounting or Finance or Economics. Potential Honours students should consult with the Newcastle Business School towards the end of the semester prior to that in which they intend to enrol. Further information is available at: www.newcastle.edu.au/school/nbs/programs/


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


Honours (Click to hide)(Section detail has been hidden from print)Back to top

The following Classes of Honours may be awarded:

Class I,

Class II, Division 1,

Class II, Division 2,

Class III.


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Students undertaking the Economics major may choose one 3000 level course on approval of the Program Convenor.


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The program requires the completion of 80 units of Approved Courses. For the Accounting stream and the Finance stream students will complete one 20 unit Business Research Methods course, one 20 unit discipline theory course and 40 units of research thesis. For the Economics stream students will complete one 10 unit Research Methodology course, 40 units of discipline specific courses and 30 units of research thesis. Students may choose one course at 3000 level subject to approval by the Program Convenor.


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Back to topAccounting Major (Click to hide)(Section detail has been hidden from print)
Compulsory Courses (Click to hide)(Section detail has been hidden from print)
Complete the following compulsory courses to fulfil the requirements of this major.
ACFI4030Theory in AccountingSemester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan)20 units
BUSN4100Business Research MethodsSemester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan)20 units
BUSN4200Research Thesis 1Semester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)20 units
BUSN4300Research Thesis 2Semester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)20 units
Back to topEconomics Major (Click to hide)(Section detail has been hidden from print)
Compulsory Courses (Click to hide)(Section detail has been hidden from print)
Complete the following compulsory courses to fulfil the requirements of this major.
ECON4001Research MethodologySemester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan)10 units
ECON4002MicroeconomicsSemester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)10 units
ECON4003MacroeconomicsSemester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan)10 units
ECON4004Advanced Topics in Applied Economics ISemester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)10 units
ECON4005Advanced Topics in Applied Economics IISemester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan)10 units
ECON4006AResearch Thesis - Part ASemester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Semester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)
10 units
ECON4006BResearch Thesis - Part BSemester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)20 units
Back to topFinance Major (Click to hide)(Section detail has been hidden from print)
Compulsory Courses (Click to hide)(Section detail has been hidden from print)
Complete the following compulsory courses to fulfil the requirements of this major.
ACFI4005Theory in FinanceSemester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan)20 units
BUSN4100Business Research MethodsSemester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan)20 units
BUSN4200Research Thesis 1Semester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)20 units
BUSN4300Research Thesis 2Semester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)20 units