Undergraduate degree Bachelor of Chemical Engineering (Honours) / Bachelor of Business
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UAC codeN/A - Newcastle
LocationNewcastle
Duration5 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 12 years maximum.5 years full-time.
Mode of deliveryFace to Face
Start datesSemester 2 (19 Jul 2021), Semester 1 (21 Feb 2022), Semester 1 (21 Feb 2022),
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English proficiencyIELTS overall minimum - 6.0, IELTS section minimum - 6.0 Find out more about IELTS.
CRICOS CodeCRICOS code: 093505E
Program Code40078
Selection Rank
85.00
TBC (Median SR)
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.

Currently enrolled, continuing students looking for the previous version of this program should refer back to the: Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Chemical) / Bachelor of Business (pre 2017)

For additional information about this degree you can refer to the pages for the corresponding single degrees:
Bachelor of Chemical Engineering (Honours), and Bachelor of Business

Program handbook

Description

The Bachelor of Chemical Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Business combined degree program provides students with an opportunity to undertake concurrent study and complete two awards. In general, the combined degree program offers greater breadth of learning, enhancing the academic and professional qualities gained in each degree. At the same time, it recognises the increasing need for students to graduate with multidisciplinary skills.


Program learning outcomes

On successful completion of the program students will have:

  • Program Learning Outcomes as per those for the single degree programs

Details

Information correct as at14 May 2021 1:57 am
Program code40078
AQF level

Level 8 Bachelor Honours Degree

Locations and UAC codes
Mode of delivery
  • Face to Face
Duration
  • Australian students - 5 years full-time or part-time equivalent.
  • International students - 5 years full-time.
Selection Rank
LocationSelection RankMedian

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Assumed knowledgeHSC Mathematics (Band 5 or above) or equivalent. Study of one science-related subject would also be an advantage (Physics or Chemistry preferred).
Recommended studiesHSC Mathematics Extension 1 or equivalent. Study of one science-related subject would also be an advantage (Physics or Chemistry preferred).
Term typeSemesters
Fees
  • International students - AUD35,985 (indicative annual fee, 2021)
    Indicative annual fees are based on a full year full time load (80 units) Find out more about fees
Relevant University rules and policies
CRICOS Code093505E

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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 online here. Admission information for international students can be found here. During the admission process, adjustment factors may be applied to your Selection Rank. Please visit our website to see if you are eligible. 

The UAC code for this program is 482620.

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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.


Compulsory program requirements

Requirements for qualification of this award include completion of at least 12 weeks of industrial experience of a nature acceptable to the College Board. Students are encouraged to obtain and to report on a substantial block of this experience at one time, but several shorter periods, of not less than 2 weeks duration, will be accepted. Further information on industrial experience is available here.


Professional recognition

Engineers Australia

This program is accredited by Engineers Australia, and other affiliated international organisations, through the Washington Accord. Students who successfully complete the program are eligible to apply for membership to Engineers Australia.

Institution of Chemical Engineers, United Kingdom

This program is accredited by the Institution of Chemical Engineers (UK), and many other affiliated international organisations, through the Washington Accord. Students who successfully complete this program are eligible to apply for membership to the Institution of Chemical Engineers.


Academic requirements for program completion

Total units required

410 units

Program duration

5 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 12 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

For all combined programs and in accordance with the Program Management Procedure Manual - Coursework, the core and minimum requirements for each single degree component must be met in each combined program. This has been done economically, exploiting overlaps where possible, so that accreditation of either program is not compromised.

The Bachelor of Chemical Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Business program is a five year program, students are required to complete a total of 410 units, which  is comprised of:

  • 340 units of core courses;
  • 70 units towards a major. Students may choose either: 
    • The Leadership and Management Major, of which 30 units are compulsory courses and 40 units are directed courses; or 
    • The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Major, of which 40 units are compulsory courses and 30 units are directed courses.

Some core courses count towards specific majors as listed below.

  • LEGL1001 - Entrepreneurship and Innovation; Leadership and Management majors.
  • MNGT1001 - Leadership and Management major.

Step-out Information

The program has a duration of 5 years full time (or part time equivalent). It is possible for a student to 'step out' with a single degree award only and not complete the combined program they are enrolled in. In order to do this, a student would be required to complete all the single degree requirements for their preferred degree and may be required to complete any omitted courses that are not included in the combined degree.

Omitted Courses:

  • Bachelor of Business core course STAT1060 Business Decision Making (10 units) has been omitted from the program.

A student wishing to 'step out' with a single degree from this combined program should contact their Program Convenor or Academic Program Advisor (ProgramAdvice@newcastle.edu.au) for further information.  

Physics Pathways

Students may count PHYS1205 in lieu of PHYS1210 with Program Convenor approval. 

Additional Information

  • Students wishing to undertake this program on a part-time basis are advised to contact the Program Convenor or Academic Program Advisor (ProgramAdvice@newcastle.edu.au) for advice on optimum selection of courses for part-time enrolment.
  • Please note that if you undertake courses that are not in your approved program, you will be liable for additional fees for those courses. This is in addition to the fees associated with your normal program of study.

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.

Additional documents


Transition arrangements

As programs are regularly reviewed and updated, some students may experience changes to their program of study during the course of their enrolment, which may require transition arrangements.

Students affected by changes to their program are advised to review any documentation contained in the "Additional documents" section in the first instance. Any further questions should be directed to the Program Convenor or Academic Program Advisor (ProgramAdvice@newcastle.edu.au). 


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
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (UNCIE)
  • Trimester 2 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
ACFI1003Introduction to Finance
  • Trimester 1 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (UNCIE)
  • Trimester 2 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
CHEE1000Process Engineering Principles
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Callaghan)
10 units
CHEM1010Introductory Chemistry I
  • Summer 2 - 2021 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Callaghan)
  • Winter - 2021 (ONLINE)
10 units
CHEM1020Introductory Chemistry II
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Callaghan)
10 units
ECON1001Microeconomics for Business Decisions
  • Trimester 1 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (UNCIE)
  • Trimester 2 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
ENGG1003Introduction to Procedural Programming
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (UNCIE)
  • Trimester 2 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2021 (Singapore)
10 units
ENGG1500Introduction to Professional Engineering
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (UNCIE)
  • Trimester 3 - 2021 (Singapore)
10 units
LEGL1001Foundations of Law
  • Trimester 1 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (UNCIE)
  • Trimester 3 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MATH1110Mathematics for Engineering, Science and Technology 1
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (UNCIE)
  • Trimester 3 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (BCA Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Callaghan)
10 units
MATH1120Mathematics for Engineering, Science and Technology 2
  • Summer 2 - 2021 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 1 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 3 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Callaghan)
10 units
MKTG1001Foundations of Marketing
  • Trimester 1 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 3 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MNGT1001Introduction to Management
  • Trimester 1 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 3 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
PHYS1210Advanced Physics I
  • Trimester 1 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 3 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Callaghan)
10 units
CHEE2325Thermodynamics of Chemical Processes
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Callaghan)
10 units
CHEE2695Energy Transfer and Technologies
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Callaghan)
10 units
CHEE2825Chemical and Renewables Engineering Laboratory
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Callaghan)
10 units
CHEE2935Resource and Energy Optimisation
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Callaghan)
10 units
CHEE2945Particle and Resources Engineering
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Callaghan)
10 units
ENGG2300Engineering Fluid Mechanics
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Callaghan)
10 units
ENGG2500Sustainable Engineering Practice
  • Trimester 1 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Callaghan)
10 units
MATH2310Calculus of Science and Engineering
  • Trimester 1 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 2 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Callaghan)
10 units
CHEE3325Chemical Reactor Design
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Callaghan)
10 units
CHEE3425Chemical Process Safety
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Callaghan)
10 units
CHEE3735Mass Transfer Processes
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Callaghan)
10 units
CHEE3745Process Modelling and Separation Processes
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Callaghan)
10 units
CHEE3825Chemical Engineering Laboratory 2
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Callaghan)
10 units
ENGG3500Managing Engineering Projects
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 2 - 2021 (Singapore)
10 units
CHEE4475Dynamic Process Simulations and Control
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Callaghan)
10 units
CHEE4945ADesign Project A
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Callaghan)
10 units
CHEE4945BDesign Project B
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Callaghan)
10 units
CHEE4975AChemical Engineering Research A
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Callaghan)
10 units
CHEE4975BChemical Engineering Research B
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Callaghan)
10 units
ENGG4500Engineering Complexity
  • Trimester 1 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Callaghan)
10 units

Leadership and Management Major

Compulsory Courses

Complete the following compulsory courses to fulfil the requirements of this major.

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
MNGT2005Leadership and Ethics
  • Trimester 1 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (BINUSUNI)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (UTCC)
  • Trimester 3 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MNGT3011Leading Organisational Change
  • Trimester 1 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 3 - 2021 (Singapore)
10 units
MNGT3012Strategic Business Management
  • Trimester 2 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (UTCC)
10 units
Business Directed Courses 1000 Level

Choose 10 units from the following directed courses (recommended course - MNGT1002 Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Innovation).

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
IBUS1000Managing International Business Risk
  • Trimester 1 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 2 - 2021 (Singapore)
10 units
IRHR1002Dynamics of People and Work in Organisations
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
LEIS1000Leisure Behaviour and Organisation
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MNGT1002Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Trimester 1 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 2 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
POLI1010Australian Politics and Government
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
Business Directed Courses 2000 Level

Choose 10 units from the following directed courses.

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
MNGT2002Business Venturing
  • Trimester 1 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (UTCC)
  • Trimester 2 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (BINUSUNI)
10 units
MNGT2006Decision Making under Uncertainty
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (BINUSUNI)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
Business Directed Courses 3000 Level

Choose 20 units from the following directed courses. Note: Students can only count one of BUSN3001, BUSN3002 or BUSN3500 towards the major.

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
BUSN3001Project in Business
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (UTCC)
10 units
BUSN3002Industry Placement
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
BUSN3500International Work Placement in BusinessNot currently offered10 units
MNGT3002Knowledge Management
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 2 - 2021 (Singapore)
10 units
MNGT3008Advanced Innovation Management
  • Trimester 1 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MNGT3009Business Development and Growth
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (UTCC)
10 units

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Major

Compulsory Courses

Complete the following compulsory courses to complete the requirements of this major.

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
MNGT1002Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Trimester 1 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 2 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MNGT2002Business Venturing
  • Trimester 1 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (UTCC)
  • Trimester 2 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (BINUSUNI)
10 units
MNGT2007Ideation in Enterprise
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (BINUSUNI)
10 units
MNGT3016Innovation and Entrepreneurial Strategy
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
Business Directed Courses 2000 Level

Choose 10 units from the following directed courses.

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
MNGT2004Managing Innovation
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MNGT2006Decision Making under Uncertainty
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (BINUSUNI)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
Business Directed Courses 3000 Level

Choose 20 units from the following directed courses.

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
BUSN3002Industry Placement
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MNGT3002Knowledge Management
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Trimester 2 - 2021 (Singapore)
10 units
MNGT3007Social Entrepreneurship
  • Semester 1 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (UTCC)
10 units
MNGT3008Advanced Innovation Management
  • Trimester 1 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2021 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MNGT3009Business Development and Growth
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2021 (UTCC)
10 units

Honours

The Bachelor of Chemical Engineering (Honours) component of this combined degree program uses the WAM as a measure for determining Honours. Please refer to the Bachelor Honours Policy for further detailed information.

A Bachelor of Business (Honours) is also available to meritorious students, as an extra year of full-time or equivalent part-time study.

For further information on Honours please contact the Program Convenor or your Academic Program Advisor (ProgramAdvice@newcastle.edu.au). 


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

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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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