Students who commenced their course before 2012 should consult the rules below.

  • Pre-2012 rules
    • 4. Business Rules
      • Business Rules for undergraduate courses
        • 4.2 Bachelor's degrees
          • 4.2.5 Bachelor of Commerce honours degree (4011H)

            Note: (1) Students commencing honours in Accounting, Finance, Human Resource Management, Management, and Marketing should consult the rules for the Bachelor of Commerce honours degree (BH002).

            (2) Students commencing honours in Business Information Management and Employment Relations should consult the rules for the Bachelor of Commerce honours degree (4011H) listed below.

            Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

            4.2.5.1(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.

            Admission

            4.2.5.2 The admission requirements are a pass degree of this University completed within the previous five years at a sufficiently high level as determined by the Faculty including one of the majors set out in Rules 4.2.4.10 to 4.2.4.21A, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty.

            Course structure

            4.2.5.3(1) The course consists of units to a total value of 48 points comprising one of the honours specialisations set out in Rules 4.2.5.8 to 4.2.5.16.

            (2) The Faculty may—

            (a) permit a student to substitute an approved unit from another course offered by the Faculty for one unit listed in the student's chosen specialisation; and

            (b) require a student to complete additional work.

            Satisfactory progress

            4.2.5.4 To make satisfactory progress in the course students must pass all units in which they are enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.

            [Approved exception to University Policy]

            Progress status

            4.2.5.5 The Faculty, on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners, may assign the progress status of 'Excluded' to a student who has failed to make satisfactory progress.

            4.2.5.6 Rescinded

            Time limit

            4.2.5.7(1) The time limit is two semesters for full-time students or four semesters for part-time students.

            [Approved exception to University Policy]

            (2) In exceptional circumstances, the Faculty may approve an extension of up to two semesters.

            Honours specialisations

            4.2.5.8 Rescinded [including Tables 4.2.5a and 4.2.5b]

            4.2.5.9 Rescinded [including Tables 4.2.5c and 4.2.5d]

            4.2.5.10 Rescinded [including Table 4.2.5e]

            4.2.5.11 Rescinded [including Table 4.2.5f]

            Business Information Management Honours specialisation (MJ-BSIMG)

            4.2.5.12 The Business Information Management Honours specialisation comprises all units in Table 4.2.5g (Business Information Management Honours specialisation core units)—48 points.

            4.2.5.13 Rescinded [including Tables 4.2.5h and 4.2.5i]

            4.2.5.14 Rescinded [including Table 4.2.5j]

            4.2.5.15 Rescinded [including Tables 4.2.5k and 4.2.5l]

            Employment Relations (Commerce) Honours specialisation (MJ-EMPCO)

            4.2.5.16 The Employment Relations (Commerce) Honours specialisation comprises all units in Table 4.2.5m [Employment Relations (Commerce) Honours specialisation core units]—48 points.

            • Table 4.2.5g—Business Information Management Honours specialisation core units
              Key to availability of units:
              S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; SS = Summer teaching period;
              T1 = Trimester 1; T2 = Trimester 2; T3 = Trimester 3;
              NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period;
              N/A = not available in 2019; * = to be advised

              Note: The unit availability does not form part of the rules and may be subject to change; refer to Timetable to latest information.

              All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.

              AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
              S1BUSN4401Qualitative Business Research Methods
              S1BUSN4402Quantitative Business Research Methods
              N/ABUSN4403Business Research Methodology
              S2MGMT4401Special Topics in Management Seminar
              S1, S2MGMT4485Dissertation (Management) Part 1
              S1, S2MGMT4486Dissertation (Management) Part 2
              S1, S2MGMT4487Dissertation (Management) Part 3
              S1, S2MGMT4488Dissertation (Management) Part 4
            • Table 4.2.5m—Employment Relations (Commerce) Honours specialisation core units
              Key to availability of units:
              S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; SS = Summer teaching period;
              T1 = Trimester 1; T2 = Trimester 2; T3 = Trimester 3;
              NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period;
              N/A = not available in 2019; * = to be advised

              Note: The unit availability does not form part of the rules and may be subject to change; refer to Timetable to latest information.

              All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.

              AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
              S1BUSN4401Qualitative Business Research Methods
              S1BUSN4402Quantitative Business Research Methods
              N/ABUSN4403Business Research Methodology
              S2EMPL4401Special Topics in Employment Relations Seminar
              S1, S2EMPL4481Dissertation (Employment Relations) Part 1
              S1, S2EMPL4482Dissertation (Employment Relations) Part 2
              S1, S2EMPL4483Dissertation (Employment Relations) Part 3
              S1, S2EMPL4484Dissertation (Employment Relations) Part 4