2014/2015

BComm (Hons) (INTERNATIONAL) WITH CHINESE STUDIES DEGREE [CK211]

NFQ Level 8, Major Award

REGULATIONS FOR THE BComm (HONS) (INTERNATIONAL) WITH CHINESE STUDIES DEGREE

To be admitted to the First University Examination in Commerce (International) with Chinese Studies a student must have satisfactorily attended prescribed modules to the value of 60 credits as follows:

Core Modules

CH1000 An Introduction to Chinese Culture and Society (5 credits)
¹CH1001 Chinese Language (Mandarin) I (10 credits)
¹CH1101 Modern Chinese Business Language - Level 1 (Mandarin) (5 credits)

and modules to the value of 40 credits to be chosen from the following:

AC1102 Financial Accounting (5 credits)
EC1207 Principles of the Micro Economy (5 credits)
EC1208 Principles of the Macro Economy (5 credits)
GV1102 Introduction to Government and Politics (5 credits)
LW1108 Introduction to the Legal System (5 credits)
LW1109
Introduction to Business Law (5 credits)
²MG1003 Introduction to Marketing (5 credits)
²MG1004 Introduction to Management and Organisation (5 credits)
ST1023 Introduction to Business Statistics (5 credits)

Notes:

Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.

Examinations
Full details of regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2015 Book, and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2014/2015.

Three Year Rule
Students must pass the First University Examination in Commerce (International) with Chinese Studies within three academic years from the date of first registration for First Year. Failure to comply with this rule would mean that the student would be ineligible to proceed further with his/her studies. Exceptions to this rule may be granted by the Faculty of Commerce, only for very serious reasons.

No student may register for the Second Year programme of study until the First University Examination in Commerce (International) with Chinese Studies has been passed. To be admitted to the Second University Examination in Commerce (International) with Chinese Studies, a student must have satisfactorily attended modules to the value of 60 credits as follows:

Core Modules

¹CH2001 Chinese Language (Mandarin) 2 (10 credits)
CH2002 An Introduction to Business in China (5 credits)
CH2008 Media and Popular Culture in China since 1979 (5 credits)
¹CH2102 Modern Chinese Business Language - Level 2 (Mandarin) (5 credits)
CH2104 A Continuous Revolution – China in the 20th Century (5 credits)
CH2222
Introduction to the Chinese Political Economy (5 credits)

and modules to the value of 25 credits to be taken from the following:

AC2200 Introduction to Management Accounting (5 credits)
CH2007 Chinese Cinema (5 credits)
EC2200 Economics of Managerial Decision Making (5 credits)
EC2211
Economics - Production and Costs (5 credits)
FE2401 Principles of Food Marketing (5 credits)
GV2225 International Relations of Asia (5 credits)
IS2200 Business Systems Analysis and Design (5 credits)
IS2201 Management Information Systems (5 credits)
LW2205 Commercial Law: The Law of Sale and Agency (5 credits)
LW2206 Commercial Law: Intellectual Property Law and Finance (5 credits)
MG2005 International Management and Organisation (5 credits)
MG2007 Enterprise Planning and Processes (5 credits)
MG2001 People and Organisation (5 credits)

Note:
In addition to the General Regulations for passing Second Year the following Special Requirements for Chinese language apply:


Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.

Examinations
Full details of regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2015 Book, and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2014/2015.

Three Year Rule
Students must pass the Second University Examination in Commerce (International) with Chinese Studies within three academic years from the date of first registration for Second Year. Failure to comply with this rule would mean that the student would be ineligible to proceed further with his/her studies. Exceptions to this rule may be granted by the Faculty of Commerce, only for very serious reasons.

This year is spent pursuing approved programmes of study in China. Programmes taken will be validated by the host institution. To fulfil requirements for the successful completion of this year, a student must achieve a pass standard, as applied by the host institution, on a set of courses approved by the Faculty of Commerce, UCC. Marks shall be submitted to the Autumn Examination Board, UCC with a Supplemental Board in Winter. In some cases students may be able to opt for a work placement at the discretion of the programme directors and subject to availability of places. In this case the year abroad would consist of academic study of core modules at Shanghai University to the value of 50 credits and work placement to the value of 10 credits.

The students will complete work placement in China (one day a week over 4 month period and assessed by UCC) under the supervision of a business mentor and an academic mentor (10 credits, CH3012 Work Placement in China).

To fulfil requirements for the successful completion of this year, a student must achieve a pass standard, as applied by Shanghai University in 50 credits and pass Work Placement module CH3012 (10 credits), as applied by University College Cork.

In both cases, modules amounting to a total value of 60 credits must be taken.


Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.

No student may register for the Fourth Year programme of study until the Third University Examination in Commerce (International) with Chinese Studies has been passed. To be admitted to the BComm (Hons) (International) with Chinese Studies Degree Examination, a student must have satisfactorily attended modules to the value of 60 credits as follows:

CH3011 Modern Chinese Business Language Level 3 (15 credits)

plus 20 credits from the following:

CH3001 Marketing in China (10 credits)
CH3003 Current Issues in Business Management in China (5 credits)
CH3005 Readings in Contemporary Chinese Culture and Current Affairs (5 credits)
CH3103 China and Globalisation (5 credits)
CH3104 Sinosphere: Culture and Modernization in Greater China (5 credits)
CH3304 Ethnicity, Class and Gender in China (10 credits)

and modules to the value of 25 credits to be taken from any of the following modules:

Elective Subject Groups

Accounting, Finance and Information Systems Subject Group
AC4406
Accounting in Business (5 credits)
AC4407 Financial Reporting 1 (5 credits)
AC4408 Financial Reporting 2 (5 credits)
IS3302 Electronic Business Foundations (5 credits)
IS3303 Electronic Business (5 credits)
IS4443 Principles of Web Design for Business (5 credits)
IS4444 Introduction to Web Development for Business (5 credits)

Business Economics Subject Group
EC3003
Survey Methods Part 1 (5 credits)
EC3004 Survey Methods Part 2 (5 credits)
EC3129 Health Economics: The Role of the Market (5 credits)
EC4206 Incentives in Firms (5 credits)
EC4207 Firm Organisation and Behaviour (5 credits)
EC4209 Government and the Macroeconomy (5 credits)
EC4210 Government and Business (5 credits)
EC4215 Business Econometrics 1 (5 credits)
EC4216 Business Econometrics 2 (5 credits)
EC4217 International Financial Economics (5 credits)
EC4218 Macro Finance in a Globalised Economy (5 credits)
EC4219 Economics of Corporate Strategy (5 credits)
EC4220 Economics of Strategic Behaviour (5 credits)
EC4403 Economic Consulting (5 credits)

Food Business and Development Subject Group
FE4002
Global Food Policy (5 credits)
FE4009 Co-operative Business and the Rural Economy (5 credits)
FE4205 Consumer Behaviour in Food Markets (5 credits)
FE4206 International Food Retail Marketing (5 credits)
FE4207 Global Food Supply Chain Management (5 credits)
FE4405 Food Choice Analysis (5 credits)
FE4412 Sustainable Development: Food, Natural Resources and Gender (10 credits)
FE4414 Co-operative Banking (5 credits)
FE4415 Research Project and Analytical Skills (10 credits)
FE4416 Rural Development Policy (5 credits)
FE4450 European Food Business (5 credits)

Law Subject Group
LW2100 Constitutional and Institutional Law of the European Union (5 credits)
LW2102 Economic Law of the European Union (5 credits)
LW2263 Law of Public Administration (5 credits)
LW2264 Administrative Law:Grounds of Judicial Review (5 credits)
LW3301 Employment Law Contract, Rights and Termination (5 credits)
LW3302 Employment Law: Employee Protection, Equality and Industrial Relations (5 credits)
LW3311 Company Law (10 credits)
LW3316 Financial Services: Law and Regulation (5 credits)
LW3317 Banking Law (5 credits)

Management and Marketing Subject Group
MG3013 Marketing Communications and Social Media Marketing (5 credits)
MG3014 Applied Marketing Communications and Social Media Marketing (5 credits)
MG3019 Business Ethics (5 credits)
MG4004 Project Management (5 credits)
MG4018 Management/Marketing Research Project (10 credits)
MG4035 Strategic Marketing (5 credits)
MG4036 Strategic Management (5 credits)
MG4037 Operations Management (5 credits)
MG4042 International Marketing Strategy (5 credits)
MG4043 International Marketing Environment (5 credits)
MG4044 Current Issues in Marketing (5 credits)
MG4045 Marketing and Society (5 credits)

Mathematics and Statistics Subject Group
ST2200 Methods of Business Statistics (5 credits)
ST3300 Data Analysis I (5 credits)
ST4400 Data Analysis II (5 credits)
ST4401 Introduction to Operations Research (5 credits)
ST4402 Modelling and Systems for Decision Making (5 credits)

Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.

Examinations
Full details of regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2015 Book, and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2014/2015.

Three Year Rule
Students must pass the Commerce (International) with Chinese Studies Degree Examination within three academic years from the date of first registration for Fourth Year. Failure to comply with this rule would mean that the student would be ineligible to proceed further with his/her studies. Exceptions to this rule may be granted by the Faculty of Commerce, only for very serious reasons.

Programme Learning Outcomes for BComm (Hons) (International) (Chinese Studies) (NFQ Level 8, Major Award)
On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to: