2020 Undergraduate Courses
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Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) | 2020

Testamur Title of Degree:

Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)



UOW Course Code:




Total Credit Points:



1 year full-time or part-time equivalent

Home Faculty:

Faculty of Business and Law

Intake Session(s):


Delivery Mode:

On-campus (Face-to-face)

Delivery Campus :



The Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) year provides a bridge between undergraduate study and advanced research.

The program provides: training in research skills using a variety of information systems (archives, the Library, databases, electronic research networks); an opportunity to practice articulating complex ideas orally and in writing; practice in working closely with a supervisor on a project and in preparing a major project within a deadline; experience in devising, researching and writing up an individual topic of study in an extended argument/thesis.

Students considering an Honours degree are encouraged to talk to the Honours Program Coordinator well in advance to seek approval for enrolment, discuss their program, and negotiate a thesis topic and supervisors. The UOW Honours website also provides lots of useful information regarding research opportunities, scholarships, application procedures, etc.

Entry Requirements & Credit Arrangements

Information on academic and English language requirements, as well as eligibility for credit for prior learning, is available from the Course Finder.

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Learning Outcomes are statements of learning achievement that are expressed in terms of what the learner is expected to know, understand and be able to do upon completion of a course. Students graduating from this course will be able to:


CLO Description
1 Demonstrate advanced theoretical and technical business knowledge.
2 Effectively communicate orally and in writing.
3 Research and critically analyse business and organisational issues in local, national and international contexts.
4 Demonstrate responsible judgement in decision making.
5 Use relevant technology for professional purposes.
6 Demonstrate independent learning.

Course Structure

Honours in Accountancy 

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points
ACCY401 Honours Research in Accounting 24
ACCY410 Special Topics in Accounting A 6
ACCY411 Special Topics in Accounting B 6
ACCY412 Special Topics in Accounting C 6
COMM480 Honours Research Proposal 6

Honours in Economics 

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points
COMM480 Honours Research Proposal 6
ECON401 Honours Research in Economics 24
ECON403 Special Topics in Economics A 6
ECON404 Special Topics in Economics B 6
ECON405 Special Topics in Economics C 6

Honours in Finance 

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points
COMM480 Honours Research Proposal 6
FIN 401 Honours Research in Finance 24
FIN 402 Special Topics in Finance A 6
FIN 403 Special Topics in Finance B 6
FIN 404 Special Topics in Finance C 6

Honours in Management / Human Resource Management / International Business

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points
COMM480 Honours Research Proposal 6
MGNT401 Honours Research in Management 24
MGNT403 Special Topics in Management A 6
MGNT404 Special Topics in Management B 6
MGNT405 Special Topics in Management C 6

Honours in Marketing / Public Relations

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points
COMM480 Honours Research Proposal 6
MARK401 Honours Research in Marketing 24
MARK403 Special Topics in Marketing A 6
MARK404 Special Topics in Marketing B 6
MARK405 Special Topics in Marketing C 6

Honours in Supply Chain Management

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points
COMM480 Honours Research Proposal 6
OPS 400 Honours Research in Supply Chain Management 24
OPS 401 Special Topics in Operations A 6
OPS 402 Special Topics in Operations B 6
OPS 403 Special Topics in Operations C 6

Please click the subject codes in the above table for information on sessions of offer for each subject at different locations. For information regarding timetables, tutorials, and classes please visit the Timetables and Classes page.

For all students interested in pursuing Honours, please email business-enquiries@uow.edu.au

Other Information

For further information email: askuow@uow.edu.au

Last reviewed: 29 July, 2020