Bachelor of Project Management

 

Bachelor of Project Management


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 2014, the Resolutions of the Faculty, the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended), the Academic Honesty in Coursework Policy 2015 and the Academic Honesty Procedures 2016. Up to date versions of all such documents are available from the Policy Register: http://sydney.edu.au/policies.

Course resolutions

1 Course codes

Code

Course title

BPPRJMGT-02

Bachelor of Project Management

 

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is full time or part time. Part time students must still follow appropriate enrolment progression and are subject to the same degree time limits as full time students. International students are required to follow the enrolment pattern as specified by their visa. The Faculty strongly recommends full time enrolment as the preferred option for all undergraduate students unless exceptional circumstances exist.

3 Admission to candidature

(1)
Admission to this course is on the basis of a secondary school leaving qualification such as the NSW Higher School Certificate (including national and international equivalents), tertiary study or an approved preparation program. English language requirements must be met where these are not demonstrated by sufficient qualifications taught in English. Special admission pathways are open for mature aged applicants who do not possess a school leaving qualification, educationally disadvantaged applicants and for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Applicants are ranked by merit and offers for available places are issued according to the ranking. Details of admission policies are found in the Coursework Rule.

4 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken are set out in Table A for the Bachelor of Project Management, and Table S of the Shared Pool for Undergraduate Degrees.
(2)
Candidates must complete 144 credit points including:
(a)
84 credit points of degree core units as set out in Table A and
(b)
A major (48 credit points) from Table A or Table S;
(c)
Optionally, a Table A minor (36 credit points), noting that specified core units may be cross counted in Table A minors;
(d)
and additional electives from Table A as may be necessary to gain credit to complete the requirements of the degree.

5 Requirements for the Honours degree

(1)
Honours is available to meritorious candidates who complete an additional year of full-time study, after the completion of the pass degree. Part-time study is permitted if the Head of School is satisfied the candidate cannot undertake full-time study.
(2)
To qualify for admission to the honours year a candidate should:
(a)
have qualified for, or been awarded, the pass degree or an equivalent degree from another university, including a stream or major in the intended area of study;
(b)
Admission to the Honours program is by permission of the program coordinator.
(c)
Admission requires an HWAM of at least 65 calculated at the end of the semester immediately prior to the commencement of Honours.
(3)
To qualify for the award of the honours degree a candidate must complete 48 credit points of honours units of study from the Honours Table, as prescribed by the Head of School. The honours mark is determined by calculating a WAM from the 48 credit points of honours level units of study.

6 Award of the degree

(1)
The Bachelor of Project Management is awarded in the grades of either Pass or Honours. The honours degree is awarded in classes ranging from First Class to Third Class as below:

Description

HWAM Range

Honours Class I

80 ≥HWAM

Honours Class II (Division 1)

75 ≥ HWAM < 80

Honours Class II (Division 2)

70 ≥ HWAM < 75

Honours Class III

65 ≥ HWAM < 70

Honours not awarded

HWAM < 65

(2)
Candidates for the award of the Honours degree who do not meet the requirements, and who have not already graduated, will be awarded the pass degree.

7 University Medal

A student with an honours mark of 90 or above and a minimum ISWAM of 80 may be awarded a university medal. The medal is awarded at the discretion of the Faculty to the highest achieving student in each stream who in the opinion of the Faculty have an outstanding academic record, in accordance with the Coursework Rule.

8 Majors and Minors

Majors
(1)
Completion of a Major from Table A or Table S is a requirement of the Bachelor of Project Management.
(2)
Requirements for completion of Majors are as set out in Table A and Table S.
(3)
The Majors in Table A include;
(a)
Construction
(b)
Built Environment
Minors
(1)
Candidates have the option to complete a Table A Minor.
(2)
Requirements for completion of Minors are as set out in Table A.
(3)
The Minors in table A include:
(a)
Project Controls
(b)
People and Change

9 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature on or after 1 January, 2019. Students who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January, 2019 may:
(a)
complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions governing their candidature immediately prior to these changes; or
(b)
where approved by the Faculty, elect to proceed under these resolutions provided appropriate programs of study can be identified.