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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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Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 26 Feb 2018
  • Semester 2 - 30 Jul 2018
  • Semester 1 - 26 Feb 2018
  • Semester 2 - 30 Jul 2018
Mode of delivery

Face to Face

Duration

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

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 26 Feb 2018
  • Semester 2 - 30 Jul 2018
  • Semester 1 - 26 Feb 2018
  • Semester 2 - 30 Jul 2018
English language proficiency
  • IELTS overall minimum - 6.0
  • IELTS section minimum - 6.0

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Duration

1 years full-time.

Mode of delivery

Face to Face

UON program code: 10801
CRICOS code: 015700D

Program handbook

Description

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.


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 one of the disciplines of Accounting, Finance or Economics.
  • 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 at17th Dec 2017 1:45am
Program code10801
AQF level

Level 8 Bachelor Honours Degree

Locations and UAC codes
Mode of delivery
  • Face to Face
Duration
  • Australian students - 1 years full-time or part-time equivalent.
  • International students - 1 years full-time.
ATAR (2017)
LocationCut-offMedian

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Term typeSemesters
Fees
Managing faculty
  1. Faculty of Business and Law
Contributing schools
  1. Newcastle Business School
Relevant University rules and policies
CRICOS Code015700D

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Admission information

Admission requirements

Applicants must have successfully completed the Bachelor of Commerce or equivalent program with a credit grade point 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 is available for Honours programs.


Academic requirements for program completion

Total units required

80 units

Program duration

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

International student visa holders who are studying the program on campus are required to enrol full time as per student visa requirements.

Program requirements

The program requires the completion of 80 units of approved courses. Students will complete one 20 unit Business Research Methods course, one 20 unit discipline theory course (either Accounting, Economics or Finance) and 40 units of research thesis.


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

Core Courses

Students must complete all of the core courses

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
BUSN4100Business Research Methods
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Newcastle City Precinct)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units
BUSN4200Research Thesis 1
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units
BUSN4300Research Thesis 2
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units

Core Courses

Directed Courses

Students must complete one of the directed courses

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
ACFI4005Theory in Finance
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units
ACFI4030Theory in Accounting
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units
ECON4008Theory in Economics
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units

Honours

The following Classes of Honours may be awarded:

  • 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