BH-COMM v.1 Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)
Course CRICOS Code: 078136F
Registered full-time Duration: 1 Year
Bachelor Honours Degrees prepare students to develop advanced knowledge and skills for professional work, research and further learning corresponding to AQF level 8 qualifications.
This course enables graduates to enter directly into professional roles in commerce. This course also provides high calibre students with the opportunity for a possible direct entry into master and PhD programs. Students are required to complete advanced coursework units and submit a dissertation.
Additional Course Expenses
Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks and other essential study materials.
Course Entry and Completion Details
Applicants for a Bachelor Honours Degree are required to meet University academic and English language entry standards; details are provided at http://futurestudents.curtin.edu.au and include flexible entry pathways. Admission to Honours is by invitation and follows high achievement in an appropriate Bachelor Degree. Any specific course entry and completion requirements must also be met.
Credit for Recognised Learning
Applications for credit towards a course are assessed on an individual basis. Credit reduces the amount of learning required to complete the course and may be granted for formal education qualifications, non-formal learning from non-award programs of study and informal learning through work experiences. Further information can be found at http://futurestudents.curtin.edu.au.
Pathway to Further Study
Graduates may qualify for entry to Graduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas, Master by Coursework and Research degrees and Doctorates. For further details, see the University website http://curtin.edu.au.
Bachelor Honours Degrees typically comprise an honours course equivalent to one year of full-time study, which is additional to the associated bachelor degree.
Course Learning Outcomes
A graduate of this course can:
1. apply various types of knowledge to understand and evaluate current and emerging research in commerce
2. think creatively and critically to generate innovative solutions to complex business and commercial problems
3. access, evaluate and synthesise relevant information from a range of organisational and external sources
4. communicate appropriately and effectively in professional and public contexts
5. use electronic resources to effectively interrogate databases, analyse data, collect information and communicate research findings
6. demonstrate initiative, responsibility and lifelong learning skills by applying critical reflection and active participation
7. describe global and cultural issues as related to commerce and their impact on local and international communities
8. demonstrate ways of using cultural diversity to improve business and professional practice
9. critique and reconceptualise the roles of leadership, ethical practice and professional integrity when working within a team and independently
Duration and Availability
This honours course is one year full-time or equivalent part-time study. Students are advised to check with their course coordinator about the availability of part-time study.
Location and delivery Mode
|Year||Location||Period||All*||Internal||Partially Online Internal^||External||Fully Online#|
|2017||Bentley Campus||Semester 1||Y|
The information displayed above refers to study periods and locations where the course is available for first time entry. Students are normally only offered or admitted to a course once.
* The course itself may not be available either solely internally or externally but individual units may be offered in either or both of those modes. Prospective students should contact the Course Coordinator for further information.
^ Course and associated units are offered in this mode permitting International Onshore student enrolment.
# Course and associated units are offered in this online only mode and DO NOT permit International Onshore student enrolment.
|Year 1 Semester 1|
|MGMT4005||v.2||Introduction to Research Methods for Honours||3.0||25.0|
|MGMT4006||v.2||Qualitative Methods for Research||3.0||25.0|
|FNCE4000||v.1||Contemporary Issues in Corporate Finance||3.0||25.0|
|FNCE4002||v.1||Advanced Investment Analysis||3.0||25.0|
|MGMT4007||v.1||Contemporary Issues in Management||25.0|
|MGMT4004||v.2||Quantitative Methods for Business Research||2.0||25.0|
|MGMT4003||v.1||Reading for Research||2.0||25.0|
|ACCT4000||v.1||Financial Accounting Theory for Honours||3.0||25.0|
|Year 1 Semester 2|
|MGMT4001||v.1 *||Honours Dissertation in Business A||6.0||50.0|
|MGMT4002||v.1||Honours Dissertation in Business B||6.0||50.0|
|MGMT4000||v.1||Honours Dissertation in Business||12.0||100.0|
* Students must select MGMT4001 Honours Dissertation in Business A AND MGMT4002 Honours Dissertation in Business B OR MGMT4000 Honours Dissertation in Business
If you need more course information, you may contact the relevant areas: For Current Students: Student Services Office, please click here for further details: http://students.curtin.edu.au/contact_offices.cfm For Domestic Future Students: Future Students Centre, email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +61-8-9266 1000 For International Future Students: Curtin International, email: email@example.com Tel: +61-8-9266 7331
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