Course rules and resolutions


Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)

Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)

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 Honesty in Coursework Policy 2015 and the Academic Honesty Procedures 2016. Current versions of all policies are available from the Policy Register:

Course resolutions

1 Course codes


Course title


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 so recommends, permission may be granted to undertake honours part-time over four consecutive semesters.

3 Admission to candidature

To qualify for admission to honours candidature a student must:
have completed the requirements for the Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Sydney or an equivalent recognised institution;
have a Weighted Average Mark of at least 65 in units of study attempted and a Weighted Average Mark of at least 70 accross senior units of study in the subject area relevant to the honours program;
Where honours places are limited by quota, applicants will be ranked by Weighted Average Mark in order to select the most meritorious candidates

4 Requirements for the Honours degree

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, including an honours research project of 24 credit points, and 24 credit points of honours coursework, as required by the relevant department and published in the faculty handbook.
Honours subject areas and units of study for the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) are listed in Table A for the Bachelor of Commerce.

5 Award of the degree

The Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) is awarded according to the conditions specified in the Resolutions of the University of Sydney Business School.

6 Transitional provisions

These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January 2022. Students who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January 2022 may complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement.