Undergraduate degree Bachelor of Business (Honours)
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UAC codeN/A - Newcastle City
Duration1 year full-time or part-time equivalent up to 3 years maximum.1 year full-time.
Mode of deliveryFace to Face
Start datesSemester 1 (22 Feb 2021), Semester 2 (19 Jul 2021), Semester 1 (22 Feb 2021), Semester 2 (19 Jul 2021),
FeesFind information about indicative course and program fees.
English proficiencyIELTS overall minimum - 6.0, IELTS section minimum - 6.0 Find out more about IELTS.
CRICOS CodeCRICOS code: 030569K
Program Code11060
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Entry requirements

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.

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

Program handbook

Description

Honours programs in Management, Marketing, Human Resource Management, International Business, Tourism, and Politics and International Relations are available. 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.


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 Management, Marketing, Human Resource Management, International Business, Tourism, and Politics and International Relations.
  • 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.

Details

Information correct as at15 Apr 2021 5:04 pm
Program code11060
AQF level

Level 8 Bachelor Honours Degree

Locations and UAC codes
Mode of delivery
  • Face to Face
Duration
  • 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
Fees
  • International students - AUD31,595 (indicative annual fee, 2021)
    Indicative annual fees are based on a full year full time load (80 units) Find out more about fees
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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 ProgramAdvice@newcastle.edu.au

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, Tourism, or Politics.


Transition arrangements

From 2021, BUSN4002 Theory in Business replaces IBUS4000 Theory in International Business, IRHR4000 Theory in Human Resource Management, MKTG4000 Theory in Marketing, MNGT4000 Theory in Management, and TOUR4000 Theory in Tourism. Transition arrangements are as follows:

  • Students who have completed IBUS4000, IRHR4000, MKTG4000, MNGT4000, or TOUR4000 will continue to count these toward completion of their Bachelor of Business (Honours) program and are not required to complete BUSN4002.
  • Students who have not completed IBUS4000, IRHR4000, MKTG4000, MNGT4000, or TOUR4000 will complete BUSN4002 instead.

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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Management

Students completing Honours in Management must complete the core courses below.

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
BUSN4002Theory in Business
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units
BUSN4100Business Research Methods
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units
BUSN4200Research Thesis 1
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units
BUSN4300Research Thesis 2
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units

Marketing

Students completing Honours in Marketing must complete the core courses below.

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
BUSN4002Theory in Business
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units
BUSN4100Business Research Methods
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units
BUSN4200Research Thesis 1
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units
BUSN4300Research Thesis 2
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units

Human Resource Management

Students completing Honours in Human Resource Management must complete the core courses below.

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
BUSN4002Theory in Business
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units
BUSN4100Business Research Methods
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units
BUSN4200Research Thesis 1
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units
BUSN4300Research Thesis 2
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units

International Business

Students completing Honours in International Business must complete the core courses below.

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
BUSN4002Theory in Business
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units
BUSN4100Business Research Methods
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units
BUSN4200Research Thesis 1
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units
BUSN4300Research Thesis 2
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units

Tourism

Students completing Honours in Tourism must complete the core courses below.

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
BUSN4002Theory in Business
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units
BUSN4100Business Research Methods
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units
BUSN4200Research Thesis 1
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units
BUSN4300Research Thesis 2
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units

Politics and International Relations

Students completing Honours in Politics and International Relations must complete the core courses below.

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
POLI4001Politics Honours 1
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units
POLI4002Politics Honours 2
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units
POLI4003Politics Honours 3
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units
POLI4004Politics Honours 4
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units

Honours

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 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.

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