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  • Objectives
    This program combines coursework and a dissertation. It is designed to provide Bachelor of Business graduates who have demonstrated outstanding academic performance with the opportunity to gain experience in research, particularly of business issues. Candidates for admission must possess an appropriate pass degree from an Australian university or college with a grade point average of 5 or better. Applicants will need to provide a 1000 word proposal on their proposed topic and entry is subject to availability of supervision for the proposed topic.
  • Entry requirements
    Candidates for admission must possess an appropriate pass degree from an Australian university or college with a grade point average of 5 or better. Applicants will need to provide a 1000 word proposal on their proposed topic and entry is subject to availability of supervision for the proposed topic. International students should visit www.international.cqu.edu.au for further information including English language requirements. Dissertations Full-time students are required to submit their dissertations no later than the last day of the examination period. Each part-time student will be given a date by which the dissertation must be submitted; this date will normally be the last day of an examination period. Once the date for submission of the dissertation has been fixed, any extension of time for submission will be granted by the Dean or the Dean's delegate only in exceptional circumstances and upon receipt of proof that the delay was due to circumstances outside the candidate's control. Penalties apply to the late submission of dissertations. Grading of honours degrees The available level of gradings for those undertaking their Honours program are: First Class 85% or better Can commence a PhD without further qualifications; eligible for a PhD scholarship Second Class (A) 75% to 84% Can commence a PhD without further qualifications Second Class (B) 65% to 74% Can commence a Masters degree without further qualifications Third Class 50% to 64% Gives the student an appropriate skill mix that employers in industry may value Fail Scholarships There are a limited number of scholarships available to Honours students. Details of these scholarships are available from the Faculty Research office
  • Academic title
    Bachelor of Business (Honours)
  • Course description

    About Business studies

    Whether you are just starting to consider your future career or have been working for some time, there is a CQU business degree that can be tailored to suit your particular situation.

    Your career or future career may be in accounting, consulting, finance, marketing or with a non-profit organisation; or you may be more interested in actually managing the work force.

    If you want to learn how business works, to think, strategise and manage – a business degree may help get you there.


    Career Opportunities

    An honours degree provides the opportunity to continue undergraduate studies at a higher level, specialising in a particular area of interest.  An honours degree is a rigorous and scholarly program of further study, which develops a student's ability to generate new knowledge and distill new ideas out of existing knowledge.  Candidates with honours are particularly sought after by employers and can choose from more interesting research and development positions because of their extra skills and proven abilities.  It can also provide a pathway to research higher degree study.  Completing an honours degree involves an additional full-time year of study (or the equivalent) following completion of a bachelor program.


    Program Structure

    Candidates must complete 48 units of credit to graduate from this course, comprising of:

        * 2 courses of coursework; and
        * a dissertation equivalent to 4 courses. 

     
    The sequence of study for part-time candidates will be determined in consultation with their supervisors and the Associate Dean (Research).  This may differ from that of full-time students and different study loads and time limits may apply.

    Full-time program
    Course Code     Course Name
    Year 1 - T1
    BUSN19023     Honours Literature Review
    COIS20079     Research Methods
    Year 1 - T2
    BUSN19008     Dissertation

    The structure of the program as a two year part-time program
    Course Code     Course Name
    Year 1 - T1
    COIS20079     Research Methods
    Year 1 - T2
    BUSN19023     Honours Literature Review
    Year 2 - T1
    BUSN19015     Dissertation A (Part-Time)
    Year 2 - T2
    BUSN19016     Dissertation B (Part-Time)

        *
          BUSN19008 Dissertation is equivalent to 24 units of credit.
        * BUSN19015 Dissertation A (part-time) and BUSN19016 Dissertation B (part-time) are equivalent to 12 units of credit respectively.


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