Note: This course is not available in 2021.

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1. These rules are the Bachelor of Philosophy, Politics and Economics and Bachelor of Commerce Degree Combined Course Rules.

Terms Used

2. The Glossary provides an explanation of the terms used in these rules.

Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

3.(1) The Student Rules apply to students in this course.

(2) The policy, policy statements and guidance documents and student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

Academic Conduct Essentials module

4.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in an undergraduate degree course of the University for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module), Communication and Research Skills (the CARS module) and Indigenous Studies Essentials (the ISE module) in the teaching period in which they are first enrolled.

(2) A student who has previously achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the CARS module or the ISE module is not required to repeat the relevant module.

English Language competency requirements

5. To be considered eligible for consideration for admission to this course an applicant must satisfy the University's English language competence requirement as set out in the University Policy on Admission: Coursework.

Admission requirements

6.(1) To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—
(a) achieved an ATAR of at least 92, or equivalent as recognised by UWA;

or

(b) a direct pathway offer;

or

(c) a place in a relevant UWA access program.

Admission ranking and selection

7. Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

Transfer Requirements

8.(1) A student enrolled in an undergraduate degree course at UWA may apply to transfer into this combined degree course if they satisfy the following conditions:

(a) the student has not commenced their final semester of enrolment in their current course;

and

(b) the course transfer is undertaken within the two transfer windows in each academic year;

and

(c) there are no quotas preventing the student from enrolling in a major or unit in which the student seeks to enrol; and

(2) the student has completed a minimum of 24 points of study in their current course and achieved a WAM of at least 65

Course structure
9.(1) The Combined Bachelor's degrees consists of 192 credit points (normally 32 units), comprising:

(a) no more than 96 credit points (normally 16 units) at Level 1; and

(b) at least 96 credit points (normally 16 units) completed at Level 2 and Level 3, including at least 36 credit points (normally 6 units) at Level 3; and

(c) a degree-specific major for the BP012 - Bachelor of Philosophy, Politics and Economics chosen from the list below:

MJD-PPEDM Philosophy, Politics and Economics

(d) a degree-specific major for the BP002 - Bachelor of Commerce chosen from the list below:

(1) MJD-FINCE Finance

(2) MJD-BSLAW Business Law

(3) MJD-MRKTG Marketing

(4) MJD-ACCTG Accounting

(5) MJD-MGMNT Management

(6) MJD-HRSMT Human Resource Management

and

(e) any relevant foundation units.

and

(2) Students may choose to undertake an additional major and/or a minor from any undergraduate degree, provided the student will be able to complete all nominated majors and minors within 192 credit points.

(3) A student is not permitted to enrol in the following majors:

Economics

Philosophy

Political Science and International Relations

Exit awards

10.(1) This course has the following exit awards:


BP012 - Bachelor of Philosophy, Politics and Economics
BP002 - Bachelor of Commerce

(2)(a) A student who withdraws from the Bachelor of Philosophy, Politics and Economics and Bachelor of Commerce before completing it, but after completing a minimum of 144 credit points of study, including one of the following majors, may apply to the School to be awarded the BP012 - Bachelor of Philosophy, Politics and Economics.


MJD-PPEDM Philosophy, Politics and Economics

(b) A student who withdraws from the Bachelor of Philosophy, Politics and Economics and Bachelor of Commerce before completing it, but after completing a minimum of 144 credit points of study, including one of the following majors, may apply to the School to be awarded the BP002 - Bachelor of Commerce.


(1) MJD-FINCE Finance
(2) MJD-BSLAW Business Law
(3) MJD-MRKTG Marketing
(4) MJD-ACCTG Accounting
(5) MJD-MGMNT Management
(6) MJD-HRSMT Human Resource Management
Satisfactory progress

11.(1) To make satisfactory progress in a calendar year a student must pass units to a value of at least half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.

(2) A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module, the CARS module or the ISE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress.

(3) A student who fails a unit twice is not permitted to enrol again in that unit unless the relevant board approves otherwise.

Progress status

12.(1) A student who makes satisfactory progress is assigned the status of 'Good Standing'.

(2) Unless the relevant board determines otherwise because of exceptional circumstances —

(a) a student who does not make satisfactory progress for the first time under Rule 11(1) is assigned a progress status of 'On Probation';

(b) a student who does not make satisfactory progress for the second time under Rule 11(1) is assigned a progress status of 'Suspended';

(c) a student who does not make satisfactory progress for the third time under Rule 11(1) is assigned a progress status of 'Excluded';

(d) a student who does not make satisfactory progress under Rule 11(2) is assigned a progress status of 'On Probation' unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to make satisfactory progress under Rule 11(1).

Deferrals

13. Applicants awarded admission to the course are entitled to a deferral of up to 12 months, as per the University Policy on: Admissions (Coursework).


Additional rules
Additional major

14. A student is not permitted enrol in the following majors:

Economics

Philosophy

Political Science and International Relations