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Double Degrees with Bachelor of Commerce

Students may combine their Commerce studies with studies in a number of other Faculties and qualify for the award of two degrees. Double degrees aim to broaden a student's knowledge and skill base and improve career options in competitive, increasingly interactive fields. Students must seek advice and approval from both Faculties before enrolment For further information refer to the Policy Guidelines for Double Degrees.

Student must seek advice and approval from both Faculties before enrolment.

Course Requirements

Candidates must satisfy the entry requirements of both the degree programs. Double degrees, where both degrees are normally of three years' duration will be a minimum of 216 credit points and take a minimum of four years to complete. Double degrees, where one of the degrees is normally of four years' duration will be a minimum of 264 credit points and take a minimum of five years to complete. Students may be given exemptions where equivalences exist between subjects.

For all double degrees, candidates are required to complete subjects from the Commerce Schedule, including core subjects and subjects to satisfy the requirements of one of the Commerce majors or a major/major, or major/minor(s) combination. In addition to the Commerce requirements, candidates will need to complete one of the following:

Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Commerce:
Students must:

  1. complete at least 72 credit points, including a major study, for subjects listed in the Arts schedule, and including at least 36 credit points for subjects offered by member Units of the Faculty of Arts;
  2. not more than 96 credit points for 100-level subjects may be undertaken for both degrees;
  3. the Arts major study and the Commerce major are to be chosen from two different disciplines.

Bachelor of Communications and Media Studies - Bachelor of Commerce:
Students must:

  1. complete all the compulsory (core) subjects in the Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies and the required subjects of one of the major studies in that degree;
  2. complete subjects from the Commerce Schedule, including core subjects, and subjects to satisfy the requirements of one of the Commerce majors;
  3. complete not more than 90 credit points at 100-level;
  4. where necessary, undertake elective subjects form the Course Structures of the Bachelor of Commerce, the Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies, or the General Schedule to ensure that at least 216 credit points have completed.

Note: Students undertaking this double degree program may not complete both the Marketing major in the Bachelor of Commerce and the Advertising and Marketing major in the Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies

Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Commerce:
Students must:

  1. complete a major study for the Bachelor of Creative Arts comprising 108 credit points of compulsory subjects as listed in the Creative Arts Schedule undertake,
  2. where necessary, elective subjects to ensure a total of 216 credit points have been completed.

Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Commerce:
Students must complete a minimum of 264 credit points as follows:

  1. a total of at least 174 credit points of engineering subjects made up of the Engineering core or compulsory subjects and one of the engineering majors. The minimum of 174 credit points will be exceeded by some engineering program requirement;
  2. where required, at least 12 weeks of approved professional engineering experience during the course. Exemptions may be given to part-time candidates who are in approved full-time engineering employment.

Bachelor of Laws - Bachelor of Commerce:
Students must complete, satisfactorily and independently, each of (a), (b) and (c) as follows:

  1. all compulsory Law subjects
  2. elective subjects to the value of 56 credit points from the LLB Schedule; to be eligible for the award of Honours, candidates must complete either LLB313 or LLB313;
  3. subjects selected from the General Schedule, including the satisfactory complete of:
    1. compulsory subjects;
    2. an approved Commerce except for a Business Law major; and
    3. subjects with a value of at least 90 credit points, consisting of (i) and (ii) and excluding subjects listed in (a) and (b), except;
    4. where the subjects in (i) and (ii) have the prefix LAW, the equivalent LLB subject must be substituted.

Bachelor of Science (Faculty of Science) - Bachelor of Commerce:

Students must complete 90 credit points of subjects from the Science Schedule, including a Science major study. Any additional subjects required to achieve a double degree total of 216 credit points, additional to the Commerce and Science requirements specified above, may be selected from the Commerce, Science or General Schedule.

Bachelor of Science (Faculty of Health & Behavioural Science) - Bachelor of Commerce:

Students will be required to complete subjects from the Health and Behavioural Sciences Schedule approved by the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences. Any additional subjects needed to complete a minimum of 216 credit points should be selected from the Health and Behavioural Sciences Schedule, the Commerce Schedule or the Science Schedule.

Bachelor of Psychology - Bachelor of Commerce:

Students must complete a total of 264 credit points. This double degree fulfils the requirements needed to become a registered psychologist.

For the Bachelor of Psychology, students will be required to complete:

  1. the 150 credit points of psychology subject requirements for the Bachelor of Psychology;
  2. any additional subjects needed to complete the required 264 credit points should be selected from either the Health and Behavioural Sciences Schedule or the Commerce Schedule.
 
 
 

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