Courses & Units

Bachelor of Business with Honours (G4F)

This on-campus, 1-year full-time or 2-year part-time honours degree course is offered at the Hobart campus in Accounting, Human Resource Management, Marketing and Management). These programs may be offered in Launceston but that is subject to sufficient enrolment numbers and available supervisors.

Duration

1 Years full time

Up to 3 Years part time

Location

Hobart, Launceston

ATAR

See entry requirements below


Course intake

Hobart
Semester 1, Summer school
Launceston
Semester 1, Summer school
Hobart
Semester 1, Summer school
Launceston
Semester 1, Summer school

Course rules

See full course rules and guidelines

Course contact

Phone: 1300 363 864
Email: Course.Info@utas.edu.au
Online: Enquiries


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Duration

1 Years full time

Location

Hobart, Launceston

Academic Requirements

See entry requirements below

CRICOS

Code: 039208G


Course intake

Hobart
Semester 1, Summer school
Launceston
Semester 1, Summer school
Hobart
Semester 1, Summer school
Launceston
Semester 1, Summer school

Course rules

See full course rules and guidelines

Course contact

Phone:+61 3 8676 7017
Online: International enquiries


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Course objectives

The aim of the honours year is to enable students to develop further their interests and research skills and to provide a foundation for postgraduate study in the Tasmanian School of Business and Economics (TSBE).

Course structure

Students may elect to pursue one of the fields of study identified in accordance with the requirements for that field of study as outlined in Schedule A.

The award of honours is given in relation to the whole of the year's work. The award is graded as follows - First Class; Second Class, upper division; Second Class, lower division; or Third Class.

See Schedule A for details of the course.

Schedule A

Candidates are required to complete the following units

Research Methods seminars introduce students to a range of research methods in the scholarly study of issues in accounting, finance and related disciplines. The seminars are designed to develop research skills so that students are well-equipped to critique confidently and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Candidates are required to present a dissertation of around 15,000 words on a topic approved by the Head of School.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Candidates are required to present a dissertation of around 15,000 words on a topic approved by the Head of School.…

Credit Points: 37.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit explores, practically, the management and analysis of qualitative and quantitative data. Seminars and practical sessions explore the principles and practices of organising and analysing data using software support. The qualitative component explores computer-supported analysis using NVivo. Topics include…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartWinter school

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

and two elective units chosen from:

Topics in the area of Accounting and Corporate Governance are offered which reflect the research interest and activities of school staff or visiting scholars. This allows students to investigate in detail specialised topics which would not usually be offered as…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Explores contemporary and emerging issues associated with achieving strong governance within organisations in both the public and private sectors. The challenges to achieving good governance and effective compliance are explored along with possible organisational responses to these challenges. Implications for…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Studies developments within the research paradigms that dominate research in accounting and corporate governance. The unit involves an appraisal of the major strands of the scholarly research literature in accounting and corporate governance and investigates their role in decisions made…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Is a review and examination of current financial arrangements and reform proposals relevant to public sector entities. Issues in public sector accounting, accountability and audit.…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The unit provides a foundation for research in management accounting. It covers the main research frameworks appropriate to management accounting and research in revenue management, cost management, management control and performance measurement.…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

or: two units chosen from above plus one unit from another subject area approved by the Head of School
Candidates are required to complete six units consisting of:

Examines the nature of management research; the specification of hypotheses and other research objectives, sampling, the design of interviews and case studies, design and administration of surveys, organising and interpreting research data, and preparing and writing a research report. Examples…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Addresses a variety of current issues in management through organization and social science theory based seminars. The unit focuses on contemporary important ideas (for example, globalisation; social capital; postmodernism; liveability, etc) and their relevance to management theory and practice. The…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Provides you with the opportunity to: formulate a testable research question; apply appropriate research techniques to a contemporary management issue; collect and analyse research data for the production of a dissertation and demonstrate sound analytical and written skills. This unit…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Provides students with the opportunity to: formulate a testable research question; apply appropriate research techniques to a contemporary management issue; collect and analyse research data for the production of a dissertation and demonstrate sound analytical and written skills. This unit…

Credit Points: 37.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit explores, practically, the management and analysis of qualitative and quantitative data. Seminars and practical sessions explore the principles and practices of organising and analysing data using software support. The qualitative component explores computer-supported analysis using NVivo. Topics include…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartWinter school

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Examines topics which reflect the historical development of seminal theories used in organisational studies as well as the current issues impacting on organisational research.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Entry to the BBus Honours program is open to students who have completed the Bachelor of Business (or equivalent approved qualification) with an average of distinction or higher in at least 50% of the final year units of the pass degree. Honours candidates in Management require an average of credit or higher for the 200 and 300 level units forming the relevant major(s) in their degree. Candidates in Management must also have passed the unit BMA331 Marketing Research or an acceptable equivalent unit.

Credit Transfer and Articulation

Graduates of BBus, BEc, BBus-LLB, BTourism or a BBA degree may seek enrolment in BBus (Hons).

The BBus (Hons) may lead to a coursework masters degree or to one or both of the research higher degrees - a Master of Commerce and /or a PhD.

Fees for domestic students are based on individual unit selections. Please refer to the fees section of each unit description to work out an indicative annual cost.

International students should refer to the International Students course fees page to get an indicative course cost.

Scholarships

For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.