The University of Newcastle, Australia
Selection Rank
N/A (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

Newcastle City

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 25 Feb 2019
  • Semester 2 - 29 Jul 2019
Mode of delivery

Face to Face


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

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 25 Feb 2019
  • Semester 2 - 29 Jul 2019
English language proficiency
  • IELTS overall minimum - 6.0
  • IELTS section minimum - 6.0

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1 year full-time.

Mode of delivery

Face to Face

UON program code: 11060
CRICOS code: 030569K

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

Program handbook


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.

Program learning outcomes

On successful completion of the program students will have:

  • Communicate effectively orally to varied audiences
  • Communicate effectively 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


Information correct as at21 Mar 2019 3:12 AM
Program code11060
AQF level

Level 8 Bachelor Honours Degree

Locations and UAC codes
Mode of delivery
  • Face to Face
  • Australian students - 1 year full-time or part-time equivalent.
  • International students - 1 year full-time.
Selection Rank
LocationSelection RankMedian
Newcastle City PrecinctNANA

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Term typeSemesters
Managing faculty
  1. Faculty of Business and Law
Contributing schools
  1. Newcastle Business School
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CRICOS Code030569K

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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

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

No credit permitted for Honours

Academic requirements for program completion

Total units required

80 units

Program duration

1 year full-time or part-time equivalent up to 3 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

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 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.

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
BUSN4100Business Research Methods
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2019 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units
BUSN4200Research Thesis 1
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2019 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units
BUSN4300Research Thesis 2
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2019 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units

Directed Courses

Choose 20 units from the following directed courses

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
IBUS4000Theory in International Business
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units
IRHR4000Theory in Human Resource Management
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units
MKTG4000Theory in Marketing
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units
MNGT4000Theory in Management
  • Semester 1 - 2019 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units
TOUR4000Theory in TourismNot currently offered20 units


Honours may be awarded at the following levels:

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

Additional information

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

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.