Regulations - Business And Economics


The Degree of Bachelor of Commerce – BCom

The regulations for this degree are to be read in conjunction with all other relevant statutes and regulations including the Academic Statutes and Regulations.

Duration and Total Points Value

1 A student enrolled for this degree must follow a programme of the equivalent of six full-time semesters and pass courses with a total value of 360 points, unless credit is granted under the Admission Regulations and/or the Credit Regulations.

Structure and Content

2 Of the 360 points required for this degree, a student must pass:

a at least 300 points from courses listed in the Bachelor of Commerce Schedule, including:

(i) 105 points from the Core Courses listed in the Bachelor of Commerce Schedule

(ii) at least 180 points above Stage I, of which at least 75 points must be above Stage II from courses listed in the Bachelor of Commerce Schedule

(iii) the requirements of one or more majors as specified in the Bachelor of Commerce Schedule with at least 45 points at Stage III in each major

and

b (i) 30 points from courses offered in either the General Education Open Schedule or the General Education Faculty Schedule approved for this degree or from a combination of these schedules.

(ii) A student who is required to meet the Academic English Language Requirement, as specified in the Enrolment and Programme Regulations, Academic English Language Requirement, of the University Calendar, must complete ACADENG 104 to fulfill their General Education requirement, or with approval from Senate or its representative, may substitute an alternative Academic English Language Requirement course for 15 points of General Education).

(iii) In order to complete the requirements for General Education students must pass the Academic Integrity course as specified in the Enrolment and Programme Regulations, Academic Integrity, of the University Calendar.

3 Up to 30 points may be taken from other programmes offered by this University.

4 Students must pass or be concurrently enrolled in all courses listed in the Bachelor of Commerce Core Courses Schedule before enrolling in any other courses for this degree.

General Education Exemptions

5 a A student is exempted from the requirement to pass courses offered in the General Education Schedules who has:

either

(i) completed an undergraduate degree at a tertiary institution

or

(ii) commenced study for this degree at a tertiary institution before 1 January 2006

or

(iii) been admitted to this degree having completed 240 points or more of degree-level study at another tertiary institution.

b A student who has been exempted from the requirement to pass courses offered in the General Education Schedules must substitute 30 points from courses available for this degree.

c A student admitted to this degree, who has completed between 120 and 235 points inclusive of degree-level study at another tertiary institution, must pass:

(i) 15 points from courses offered in the General Education Schedules

and

(ii) a further 15 points from courses available for this degree.

d A student who has been fully or partially exempted from the requirement to pass courses offered in the General Education Schedules is nonetheless required to complete the Academic Integrity course.

Conjoint Degrees

6 Special arrangements apply where this degree is taken as a component degree of an approved conjoint combination. The specific requirements and a complete list of the conjoint degrees available are set out in the Conjoint Degrees section of the University Calendar.

Special Cases

7 In exceptional circumstances Senate or its representative may permit a suitably qualified student to enrol directly in a Stage II course(s). If the student fails the Stage II course(s) but is certified by the examiner as having reached the standard of a pass at Stage I, the student may be credited with the appropriate Stage I course(s).

Variations

8 In exceptional circumstances Senate or its representative may approve a personal programme which does not conform to these regulations.

Commencement

9 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2006. The 2001 regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Commerce were thereby repealed.

Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) Schedule

Courses available for BCom:


Accounting

Stage I courses: ACCTG 101, 102

Stage II courses: ACCTG 211–222

Stage III courses: ACCTG 311–331, 371, 381, 382


Business

Stage I courses: BUSINESS 101, 102

Stage II course: BUSINESS 200, 210, 211

Stage III courses: BUSINESS 301–304, 310–312, 328, 390


Business Analytics

Stage II courses: BUSAN 200, 201

Stage III courses: BUSAN 300–305


Commercial Law

Stage I course: COMLAW 101

Stage II courses: COMLAW 201, 203

Stage III courses: COMLAW 301–321, LAWCOMM 422


Computer Science

Stage I course: COMPSCI 101

Stage II course: COMPSCI 235


Economics

Stage I courses: ECON 151, 152

Stage II courses: ECON 200–271

Stage III courses: ECON 301–381


Engineering Science

Stage III course: ENGSCI 391


Finance

Stage II courses: FINANCE 251–261

Stage III courses: FINANCE 351–362, 383, 384


Information Systems

Stage I course: INFOSYS 110

Stage II courses: INFOSYS 220–222, 280

Stage III courses: BUSAN 301, INFOSYS 320–330, 338–344


Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Stage II courses: INNOVENT 203, 204

Stage III courses: INNOVENT 305–308


International Business

Stage II courses: INTBUS, 201, 202

Stage III courses: INTBUS 300, 305–308


Law

Stage IV course: LAWCOMM 422


Management

Stage I course: MGMT 101

Stage II courses: MGMT 211, 223

Stage III courses: MGMT 300, 304, 309, 314, 320, COMLAW 314


Marketing

Stage II courses: MKTG 201, 202

Stage III courses: MKTG 301–314


Mathematics

Stage I courses: MATHS 108, 120, 130, 153

Stage II courses: MATHS 208, 250


Operations and Supply Chain Management

Stage II courses: OPSMGT 255, 258

Stage III courses: OPSMGT 357, 370–385


Property

Stage I course: PROPERTY 102


Statistics

Stage I course: STATS 108

Stage II courses: STATS 207, 208, 210, 255

Stage III courses: STATS 301, 310, 320, 326, 340, 370

BCom core courses:


Accounting

ACCTG 101


Business

BUSINESS 101 and 102 or 103


Commercial Law

COMLAW 101


Economics

ECON 151 or 152


Information Systems

INFOSYS 110


Statistics

STATS 100 or 108

BCom majors:


Accounting

15 points: ACCTG 102

30 points from ACCTG 211, 221, 222

30 points from ACCTG 311, 312, 321, 323, 331, 371, 382

15 points from ACCTG 311, 312, 321, 323, 331, 371, 382, COMLAW 301, INFOSYS 321, 323


Business Analytics

15 points from BUSAN 200, STATS 208, 255

30 points: BUSAN 201, and BUSAN 304 or INFOSYS 310

15 points from BUSAN 300, 301

a further 15 points from BUSAN 300–305, MKTG 308, OPSMGT 357, STATS 301, 330


Commercial Law

30 points: COMLAW 201, 203

45 points from COMLAW 301–321, LAWCOMM 422


Economics

45 points: ECON 152, 201, 211

45 points from ECON 301–374


Finance

75 points: ACCTG 102, MATHS 108, 208, FINANCE 251, 261

45 points from ACCTG 371, COMLAW 305, ECON 352, FINANCE 351, 361, 362, 383, 384


Information Systems

30 points: INFOSYS 220, 222

45 points (or 60 points if INFOSYS 310 is selected) from BUSAN 301, INFOSYS 300, 320–323, 330, 338–344, OPSMGT 357


Innovation and Entrepreneurship

30 points: INNOVENT 203, 204

30 points: INNOVENT 306

15 points from BUSINESS 304, INNOVENT 305, 307, 308


International Business

30 points: INTBUS 201, 202

15 points: INTBUS 300

15 points from INTBUS 305, 306, 307

15 points from INTBUS 305, 306, 307, 308, BUSINESS 304, 328


International Trade

The BCom major in International Trade was suspended in 2014. Students who have a current enrolment in this major should contact their faculty for advice regarding completion.

60 points: ECON 201, 341, INTBUS 201, 305

15 points from ECON 342, 343, 352, INTBUS 306


Management

30 points: MGMT 211, 223

30 points from MGMT 300, 304, 309, 314, COMLAW 314

15 points from MGMT 300, 304, 309, 314, 320, BUSINESS 304, 328, PSYCH 322


Marketing

60 points: MKTG 201, 202, 301, 303

15 points from MKTG 302, 304–309, 312, 314


Operations and Supply Chain Management

45 points: OPSMGT 255, 258, 370

30 points (or 45 points if INFOSYS 310 is selected) from BUSAN 305, INFOSYS 310, 321, OPSMGT 357, 371, 372, 376


Taxation

30 points: COMLAW 201, 203

30 points: COMLAW 301, 311

15 points from ACCTG 311, 371, ECON 361, FINANCE 361

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