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Key to the tables

P Prerequisite: Course(s) you must complete to a defined standard (or have waived) before your enrolment in another course is confirmed.

C Corequisite: Course(s) that must be completed in the same semester as another course, unless already passed or waived.

R Restriction: Similar courses, that cannot both be credited to the same qualification.

The Conjoint Programme for Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Science
BBus/BSc

Qualification Regulations

Part I

These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas, and Graduate Certificates.

Part II

Admission

1. Admission to the Conjoint Programme for Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Science requires that the candidate will meet the University admission requirements as specified.

2. A candidate who has already completed the requirements of one of the component degrees will not be permitted to enrol in the conjoint programme.

Qualification Requirements

3. Candidates for the Conjoint Programme for Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Science shall follow a flexible programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 510 credits, comprising:

(a) completion of a Bachelor of Business component;

(b) completion of a Bachelor of Science component;

(c) attending Contact Workshops, block courses, field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.

4. Each course successfully completed for the conjoint programme shall be credited to one or other of the two components. Except as provided by these regulations, each component shall be governed by the regulations of the corresponding degree.

5. Courses may not be cross-credited into or between components of the conjoint BBus/BSc programme.

6. The Bachelor of Business component shall consist of a total of 255 credits made up as follows:

(a) The compulsory eight core business courses: 115.111, 115.112, 115.113, 115.114, 115.115, 115.116, 115.211, 115.212.

(b) Completion of a major in accordance with the regulations for the BBus.

(c) No fewer than 120 credits at the 200 level or above, of which at least 60 credits must be at the 300 level, selected from Schedule B of the Schedule for the BBus degree.

7. The Bachelor of Science component shall consist of a total of at least 255 credits from Schedules A and B of the BSc Schedule made up as follows:

(a) core courses as defined by Schedule A to the Degree;

(b) the majoring requirements of at least one subject as specified in Schedule B of the BSc Schedule.

Specialisations

8. Candidates must complete a major in each component by complying with the requirements of the regulations of the corresponding degree.

Student Progression

9. Candidates shall pass all courses and maintain a grade average of B or higher in order to continue enrolment in the conjoint programme.

10. A candidate is required to advance studies concurrently in both components of the programme in each year of enrolment.

Completion Requirements

11. A candidate's programme of study may not exceed 10 years from date of first enrolment in a course to be credited to the Conjoint Programme for Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Science.

12. Candidates may be graduated and conjointly awarded the Bachelor of Business and the Bachelor of Science when they meet the Admission, Qualification, and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes; candidates who do not meet the requirements for graduation may, subject to the approval of Academic Board, be awarded the Bachelor of Business or the Bachelor of Science or another qualification should they meet the relevant Qualification requirements.

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

13. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Transitional Provisions

14. Notwithstanding Regulation 9, candidates who were enrolled in the Conjoint Programme for Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Science commencing in 2015 or earlier shall pass all courses and achieve a grade average of B- or higher each year in order to continue enrolment in the conjoint programme.  This transitional provision expires 31 December 2021.

15. Subject to the Maximum Time to Completion and Abandonment of Studies provisions specified in the Part I regulations for the degree, candidates who have passed fewer than 180 credits towards the Bachelor of Business prior to 1 January 2017 will transfer to the 2017 regulations under the following conditions:

(a) Course substitution beyond the normal limits will be permitted in respect to courses already completed at the same level towards the BBus core or towards a major or minor prior to 1 January 2017.

(b) Where under these regulations a capstone course is specified for a major in which a candidate is enrolled that course must be completed unless at least 60 credits at 300 level has already been completed towards that major.

(c) Candidates who have not completed 115.103 prior to the beginning of the 2017 academic year must complete the core course 115.211.

(d) Candidates must complete the core course 115.212.

(e) Where under these regulations a capstone course is specified for a major in which a candidate is enrolled that course must be completed unless at least 60 credits at 300 level has already been completed towards that major.

The transition arrangements established under Regulation 15 expire 31 December 2023.

16. All candidates who commenced study towards the conjoint programme of the Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Science prior to 1 January 2017 may elect to be awarded the alternative title of Bachelor of Business Studies and Bachelor of Science on completion, subject to the maximum Time to Completion and Abandonment of Study provisions specified in the Part I regulations to the Degree.

The transition arrangements established under Regulation 16 expire 31 December 2021.

17. Subject to the Maximum Time to Completion and Abandonment of Studies provisions specified in the Part I regulations for the degree, candidates who commenced study towards the Conjoint Programme for Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Science prior to 1 January 2020 may, subject to approval, substitute a course or courses already taken towards the Bachelor of Science component for a course or courses at the same level included in the Schedule of the degree.

18. Candidates who have passed 90 credits or more towards the Bachelor of Science component prior to 1 January 2020 and who have passed at least 15 credits towards a major listed in Regulation 6 of the Bachelor of Science degree will be permitted to complete the major by completing the requirements as specified in Schedule C of the relevant major.

19. Candidates who have passed at least 15 credits towards a major listed in Regulation 7 of the Bachelor of Science degree prior to 1 January 2020 will be permitted to complete the major by completing the requirements as specified in Schedule C of the Bachelor of Science degree.

20. The transition arrangements established under Regulations 17 to 19 expire 31 December 2025.

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