The University of Newcastle, Australia
Selection Rank
62.00
66.98 (Median SR)
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International entry requirement

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.

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UAC code

482030
Newcastle

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 24 Feb 2020
  • Semester 2 - 3 August 2020
Mode of delivery

Face to Face

Duration

4 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 10 years maximum.

Location

Newcastle

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 24 Feb 2020
  • Semester 2 - 3 August 2020
Fees

AUD28,940 (indicative annual fee, 2020)
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English language proficiency
  • IELTS overall minimum - 6.0
  • IELTS section minimum - 6.0

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Duration

4 years full-time.

Mode of delivery

Face to Face

Program code: 40124
CRICOS code: 095148E

For additional information about this degree you can refer to the page for the corresponding single degree:
Bachelor of Arts

Program handbook

Description

The Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (BArts/BIE) is a 320 unit Bachelor degree. Students must complete 190 units of core courses and the compulsory and/or directed courses from one major. The program is designed to provide students who wish to combine their knowledge, strengths and interests in arts, culture, heritage and humanities with innovative business and entrepreneurial skills in an original program of study.

You can choose a major and minor in the following areas (subject to change):

  • Ancient History (Minor only)
  • Chinese (Minor only)
  • Creative & Performing Arts
  • Education
  • English & Writing
  • Film, Media & Cultural Studies
  • French Studies (Beginner Sequence)
  • French Studies (Intermediate Sequence)
  • Gender and Sexuality Studies (Minor only)
  • German
  • Global Indigenous Studies
  • History
  • Human Geography & the Environment
  • Information Technology (Minor only)
  • Japanese Studies (Beginner Sequence)
  • Japanese Studies (Intermediate Sequence)
  • Linguistics
  • Politics & International Relations
  • Psychology Studies
  • Sociology & Anthropology
  • Studies of Religion (Minor only)
  • Violence Studies (Minor only)
  • Writing Studies (Minor only)

Program learning outcomes

On successful completion of the program students will have:

  • the capacity to research, analyse, and apply knowledge from disciplinary and multidisciplinary perspectives.
  • a broad and coherent body of knowledge, with depth in the underlying principles and concepts in one or more disciplines as a basis for independent lifelong learning.
  • cognitive skills to review critically, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge.
  • cognitive and technical skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of knowledge with depth in some areas.
  • cognitive and creative skills to exercise critical thinking and judgement in identifying and solving problems with intellectual independence.
  • communication skills to present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas.
  • demonstrated the application of knowledge and skills with initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in professional practice and/or scholarship.
  • demonstrated the application of knowledge and skills to adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts
  • demonstrated the application of knowledge and skills with responsibility and accountability for own learning and professional practice and in collaboration with others within broad parameters.
  • the capacity for analytical thinking and/or for creative problem solving.
  • the ability to identify high-quality information and critically analyse it as a user, researcher and producer, with a focus on well-reasoned argumentation.
  • the ability to engage with a range of diverse perspectives from which knowledge, beliefs, and values are developed and maintained from the local to the global, regional, and global levels.
  • a demonstrated capacity to engage in teamwork, initiative, problem solving, ethical decision-making, and to manage projects.
  • the ability to communicate effectively, (a) orally and/or (b) in writing.
  • the ability to demonstrate knowledge of theory, models and concepts relevant to Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
  • the ability to display proficiency in the utilization of information and technology in business.
  • the ability to apply broad business skills that incorporate understanding of ethical, economic, regulatory and global perspectives.

Details

Information correct as at29 Oct 2020 4:16 pm
Program code40124
AQF level

Level 7 Bachelor Degree

Locations and UAC codes
Mode of delivery
  • Face to Face
Duration
  • Australian students - 4 years full-time or part-time equivalent.
  • International students - 4 years full-time.
Selection Rank
LocationSelection RankMedian
Callaghan Campus62.0066.98

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Recommended studiesMathematics for those anticipating studying Psychology Studies major. English Advanced or equivalent for all other major/s and/or minors.
Term typeSemesters
Fees
Managing faculty
  1. Faculty of Education and Arts
Contributing schools
  1. Newcastle Law School
  2. Newcastle Business School
  3. School of Humanities and Social Science
  4. School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Relevant University rules and policies
CRICOS Code095148E

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Admission information

Admission requirements

Admission to this program is available to Australian students, residents and international students.

Admission information for Australian students and residents is available here.

Admission information for international students is available here.

You may also be eligible to receive bonus points if you will be receiving an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR).  Check your eligibility here.

Minimum English language proficiency requirements

All Applicants 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 here.


Credit transfer

If you wish to apply for credit for studies completed at another institution, or if you are changing programs within the University and wish to transfer your credit to the new program, visit the University's credit website for more information on applying for credit.


Academic requirements for program completion

Total units required

320 units

Program duration

4 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 10 years maximum.

International students studying this program on campus are required to enrol full time to comply with their student visa requirements and complete their study in the standard minimum program duration. International students requiring enrolment advice should review the program plan corresponding to the semester and year of commencement and can contact their Program Advisor at ProgramAdvice@newcastle.edu.au

Program requirements

This program requires the successful completion of 320 units. Students must complete one of the following pathways:

  1. Single Major pathway A - 160 units Core BIE courses, 30 units Core BA courses, one (1) 80 units BA major, 40 units BA minor and 10 units electives; OR
  2. Single Major pathway B - 160 units Core BIE courses, 30 units Core BA courses, one (1) 80 units BA major and 50 units electives.

Students must only complete courses that form part of the program.

Major (excluding the Education Major)

A major must comprise of 80 units of compulsory and or directed courses from one area as follows:·        

  • A minimum of 10 units at 1000 level. French Studies (Intermediate Sequence) and Japanese Studies (Intermediate Sequence) are excluded from this rule.
  • A minimum of 40 units at 3000 level

Education Major

This major must comprise of 80 units of directed courses as follows:

  • A minimum of 10 units at 1000 level       
  • A minimum of 40 units selected from the 3000 and 4000 level courses

Minor

A minor must comprise of 40 units of compulsory and or directed courses from one area as follows:

  • A minimum of 10 units at 1000 level       
  • At least 20 units at 2000 or 3000 level

All students, please note:

  1. Each course can only be counted once towards a major/minor or elective
  2. When you have successfully completed your program, your transcript and testamur will specify completed major/s but will not specify completed minors
  3. Full-time enrolment (80 units per year) will enable program completion in 4 yrs. Students may enrol in less per year but completion will take proportionately longer.

Psychology Studies Major/Minor

The Psychology major/minor is for students with a general interest in Psychology. Since 2012 it has not been accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).

Languages

Students who already possess knowledge of the French language (eg HSC Continuers or equivalent) are advised to consult with the French Studies Discipline Convenor BEFORE enrolling into the French Studies (Intermediate Sequence).

Students who already possess knowledge of the Japanese language (eg HSC Continuers or equivalent) are advised to consult with the Japanese Studies Discipline Convenor BEFORE enrolling into the Japanese Studies (Intermediate Sequence).


Program plans

Download a program plan for further details on what you will study. Please refer to the program plan for the year that you commenced or transitioned into this program.


Transition arrangements

2020 Program Revision

The Faculty of Business and Law made the following changes to the Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship combined programs effective Semester 1 2020:

Core Course replacements are listed below. Continuing students in the program who have not yet successfully completed the pre-2020 course/s will now be required to take the replacement course.

MNGT2003 Entrepreneurial and Innovation Diversity has been removed and replaced with MNGT2007 Ideation in Enterprise in the Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. If you have not completed MNGT2003, you will complete MNGT2007 instead.

MNGT3006 Entrepreneurial Strategy (20 units) has been removed and replaced with MNGT3016 Innovation and Entrepreneurial Strategy (10 units) and MNGT3009 Business Development and Growth (10 units). If you have not completed MNGT3006 (20 units), you will complete MNGT3016 (10 units) and MNGT3009 (10 units) instead.

Courses completed pre-2020 will count towards the Program. Students should complete the 2020 course if you have not already completed the equivalent course pre-2020.


Program structure

Students are advised to read their program handbook information in conjunction with the program plans for course sequence/enrolment advice. Please refer to the Program Plan for the year that you commenced, or transitioned into, this program - Program Plans are available above.

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Core Courses

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

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
ACFI1001Accounting for Decision Makers
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
ACFI1003Introduction to Finance
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
ECON1001Microeconomics for Business Decisions
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
HASS1000BA Futures
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (ONLINE)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (ONLINE)
10 units
LEGL1001Foundations of Law
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MKTG1001Foundations of Marketing
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MNGT1001Introduction to Management
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MNGT1002Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
STAT1060Business Decision Making
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
HASS2000BA Practice
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (ONLINE)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (ONLINE)
10 units
MNGT2002Business Venturing
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (UTCC)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
10 units
MNGT2004Managing Innovation
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MNGT2005Leadership and Ethics
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (UTCC)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MNGT2007Ideation in Enterprise
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
HASS3000BA Project
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (ONLINE)
10 units
MNGT3007Social Entrepreneurship
  • Semester 1 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
10 units
MNGT3008Advanced Innovation Management
  • Trimester 1 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 2 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2020 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MNGT3009Business Development and Growth
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MNGT3016Innovation and Entrepreneurial Strategy
  • Semester 2 - 2020 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units

Electives

Electives

Complete 50 units of electives to fulfil the requirements of the program. Electives can be used to extend and complement your core studies with more courses in the same field of study, or from areas that might be of interest to you. Electives can be chosen from all courses available at the University that do not have any other conditions (such as a course requisite) applied to them.

50 units
Electives

Complete 10 units of electives to fulfil the requirements of the program. Electives can be used to extend and complement your core studies with more courses in the same field of study, or from areas that might be of interest to you. Electives can be chosen from all courses available at the University that do not have any other conditions (such as a course requisite) applied to them.

10 units

Suggested electives

Electives can be chosen from all courses available at the University that do not have any other conditions (such as a course requisite) applied to them. However, the Faculty suggests the following course options that may complement your program or major.

A full list of courses that are available to study as an elective can be found in the course handbook.

CodeTitleUnits
CHIN2500Practical Business Chinese10 units
ENGL3401Principles of Editing and Publishing10 units
FMCS1100Communication and Culture10 units
FMCS3100Digital Culture10 units
FREN3800Paris at Dawn: The Rise of Modernity10 units
FREN3801Paris at Midnight: The Culture of the Left Bank10 units
HIST1002The United States from Civil War to Superpower10 units
HUMA2000Humanities and Social Science Placement: Local and Global Careers10 units
PHIL10800 units
SOCA2065Environment and Society10 units
SOCA3230Identity and Culture10 units
STAT1070Statistics for the Sciences

Strongly suggested for students undertaking a Psychology Studies major.

10 units

Honours

Students who perform well during the Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship degree with a credit average (GPA of 5.0) or greater, may apply to undertake a further year of full-time (or equivalent part-time) study to obtain an Honours degree and further develop their specific areas of interest.


Additional information

Additional Information (Prospective Students)

All students can access free academic skills and support provided by Academic Learning Support through the Pathways and Academic Learning Support Centre.

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 our International Students website to find out more about the support services available to international students.


Additional support

AccessAbility provides advice and reasonable adjustments to Students with a medical or health condition or disability. If you require adjustments to undertake your program, contact the Student Support Advisors - AccessAbility before semester or early in the semester. They will work with the Faculty or School to ensure that this happens 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. More information is available online.