BEX3500 - Current issues in commerce - 2019

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.


Business and Economics

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Ross Booth


Mr Kimble Montagu

Unit guides



  • First semester 2019 (On-campus)
  • Second semester 2019 (On-campus)


Students must have completed 96 credit points.


Students must be enrolled in course B2001 or associated double degree program.


This unit is the capstone unit for the Bachelor of Commerce and as such draws together the learning and experiences gained from previous Commerce units. The unit provides students the opportunity to demonstrate being critical and creative scholars and responsible and effective global citizens, and to analyse and provide multidisciplinary solutions to a current issue in commerce via a team-based approach.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. develop skills for future employment in a sustainable, socially inclusive economy

  2. develop the ability to work in a diverse multi-disciplinary team and use research skills and disciplinary knowledge to solve a complex business challenge.


Within semester assessment: 100%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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