BH064 - Bachelor of Business (Honours)

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Plan: BH064 - Bachelor of Business (Honours)
Campus: City Campus

Overview

Program details
Purpose of the Program
Articulation and pathways
Entrance requirements
External accreditation and industry links
Student expenses and charges in addition to fees
Library, IT and specialist resources

Program details

Award title: Bachelor of Business (Honours)
Award abbreviation: BBus(Hons)
Total credit points: 96
Career: UGRD
Duration: 1 year full-time or part-time equivalent
Location: Melbourne City campus
Owning school: BUS Portfolio Office (610P)
Owning school URL:
ASCED code: 080399
CRICOS code: 064712E

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Purpose of the Program

The Bachelor of Business (Honours) is a one-year program designed to further develop the knowledge and skills of your chosen discipline with a focus on research. An RMIT Honours degree provides a distinctive competitive advantage in the global job market and offers a pathway for further research and learning into Research Masters and PhD programs.

During this program, you will deepen your knowledge of a key area of business by focusing on a current business topic. You will also sharpen your analytical and research skills through coursework and the completion of an Honours Research Thesis. You will design an independent research study, employ research methods and techniques, provide insights into complex business issues or problems, and plan, execute and present an Honours Research Thesis under the supervision of a research experienced academic.

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Articulation and pathways

Upon successful completion of this program you may be eligible to undertake further studies, such as a Masters by Research or PhD program in related disciplines at RMIT University subject to each program’s entry requirements.

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Entrance requirements

Academic Requirements:

An Australian bachelor degree or equivalent in a business discipline that includes a major in economics and finance, entrepreneurship, management, human resource management, international business, marketing, accounting, information systems, or logistics from a recognised tertiary institution with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 (out of 4.0)

Entrance requirements for international onshore applicants:
Additionally all non-Australian residents and overseas full-fee paying students are required to meet RMIT English language requirements. For more information on these requirements and acceptable English Language tests please see www.rmit.edu.au/international/english-equivalent.

Selection Task:

To be considered for selection, your application must include a statement (maximum 500 words) outlining a potential title for your thesis, a clear description of your proposed research topic, and a concise explanation of why the topic is of current interest to your chosen business discipline.

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External accreditation and industry links

In Australia there are no professional bodies that recognise or accredit Bachelor of Business (Honours) programs.

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Student expenses and charges in addition to fees

Once you are enrolled as a student in this program you will need to allow for expenses other than university tuition fees.  Additional expenses may relate to the purchase of lecture notes, textbooks, stationery, consumables such as printer paper, fees levied by commercial internet service providers for internet access outside of the university campus, and other relevant costs.

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Library, IT and specialist resources

Library resources and services

As a student enrolled in a program at RMIT University you can access the extensive services, facilities and study space provided by the Library. The Library is continually expanding our electronic collections to make it easier for you to get the information you need when you need it.

All RMIT University students have unlimited access to quality electronic and print resources such as books, journals, newspapers, streaming media and past exam papers.  Through our document delivery service you can also request items from any library in the world.

Library staff can show you how to find information for your assignments, or you can work through Library subject guides and web-based tutorials, or use our online Ask a Librarian service.

Computers for study are available at every Library site and wireless access is available if you are working from a laptop or mobile device.

You can find more information on Library resources and services at: http://www.rmit.edu.au/library.
 

Online learning tools and content

Log in to myRMIT https://my.rmit.edu.au/portal/ and select the myStudies tab to access study resources for your program.
 

Services available to you as a student at RMIT University

RMIT University provides a wide range of resources and opportunities to assist your learning and wellbeing so you can achieve your study and career goals.

Services are available face to face and online assisting with:

  • transition to tertiary study and learning
  • study skills, academic skills including literacy, mathematics and basic sciences if relevant
  • enabling assistance if you have a disability, long term medical condition or other form of disadvantage which may impact on your learning
  • career development and employment
  • living and wellbeing (including advice on health, housing and financial matters)
  • opportunities for scholarships, leadership and study abroad
  • opportunities for participating in arts, sport, recreation, fitness activities as well as student activism and university governance.

We also offer a friendly and supportive environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

You can find more information at www.rmit.edu.au/students

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