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Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)

Course resolutions

The course resolutions detailed in this page apply to all courses included in the table below under section 1 (course codes).

These resolutions must be read in conjunction with applicable University By-laws, Rules and policies including (but not limited to) the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2014 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Coursework Policy 2021 (the 'Coursework Policy'), the Learning and Teaching Policy 2019, the Resolutions of the Faculty, University of Sydney (Student Academic Appeals) Rule 2021, the Academic Integrity Policy 2022 and the Academic Integrity Procedures 2022. Current versions of all policies are available from the Policy Register:

1 Course codes

Code Course title
BHCOMMEH-01 Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)

2 Attendance pattern

Candidates undertaking the Honours course must complete the requirements for the Honours course full-time over two consecutive semesters. If the Business School is satisfied that a student is unable to attempt the honours component on a full-time basis and if the Associate Dean (Programs) so recommends, permission may be granted to undertake honours part-time over four consecutive semesters.

3 Admission to candidature

(1) To qualify for admission to honours candidature a student must:

(a) have completed the requirements for the Bachelor of Commerce, including a major or program, at the University of Sydney or equivalent studies at another institution;

(b) have a Weighted Average Mark of at least 65 or equivalent or a higher mark or grade as specified by the faculty that administers the proposed honours program; and

(c) any other requirements for honours entry set by the relevant department, school or faculty.

4 Requirements for award

(1) The units of study that may be taken for the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree are set out in Table A for the Bachelor of Commerce and Table S of the Shared Pool for Undergraduate Degrees.

(2) To qualify for the award of the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) a candidate must successfully complete 48 credit points of honours units at 4000-level or above in the Honours subject area.

5 Award of the degree

(1) The Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) is awarded in classes ranging from First Class to Third Class as set out in the Coursework Policy and faculty resolutions

(2) The honours mark will be calculated from work in the honours program, as determined by the faculty administering the honours program.

6 Transitional provisions

These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January 2023. Students who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January 2023 may complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement.