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Bachelor of Applied Science/Bachelor of Commerce (BASCBC)

About the Course
The Applied Science course enables students to tailor their science degree to their own areas of interest and career aspirations. The program offers flexibility and diversity by enabling students to study in different areas of science offered in the School of Environmental and Life Sciences, as well as allowing students to integrate studies from a variety of areas outside of traditional science disciplines into their science degree.


Graduates are equipped to demonstrate and apply an understanding of their chosen areas of science, including concepts, theories and principles to practice in real situations. Students also become effective problem solvers able to think globally, apply logical and critical thinking, and to apply an understanding of scientific and technological factors and to consider issues from various cultural, economic and other societal perspectives


The commerce course is vocationally orientated and student centred, and it provides students with the career and professional skills needed in a rapidly changing business environment. It allows for flexibility of study and prepares students for careers in a variety of business fields. In addition, communication, presentation and problem-solving skills are emphasised.


This course meets the needs of various professional bodies and the community. This means that students are assured of completing a course that is not only academically challenging and personally satisfying, but also vocationally relevant. Students have a wide choice of units based upon their personal and career interests.


The Bachelor of Science (Honours) is available to suitable candidates with a Bachelor of Applied Science.


Graduates of this combined degree are awarded both the Bachelor of Applied Science and the Bachelor of Commerce.


Course Structure
The Applied Science course consists of Common units, science core, specialist elective and elective units. Students complete either a general science course or specialisations are available in: Cognitive Science (Psychology, Cell Biology, Pharmacology and Behavioural Sciences); Ecology and Ecosystems (Ecology, Biodiversity, and Geographic Information Systems); Science Communication (Communication Studies, Writing and Media Studies) and Spatial Information Technology (Databases and Programming, GIS and Remote Sensing).


The Commerce course consists of common units, core units, specialist electives and general electives. Specialisations may be available in Accounting, Economics, Human Resources, Management, Marketing and Organisational Informatics.


A candidate must successfully complete units totalling 320 credit points.


Of the total 320 credit points:
-Not more than 120 credit points may be taken from 100 level units
-A minimum of 40 credit points must be taken from 300 level units
-Not more than 40 credit points shall be included with a grade of "PT" or "PC" or "PS"


Professional Recognition

Completion of certain specialisations and the appropriate selection of elective units will allow a person to obtain membership of a variety of professional bodies including CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA).

There are Admission Requirements and English Language Requirements for International Students.

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