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

NFQ Level 8, Major Award

Last updated on 11 November 2013

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

First Year - First University Examination in Commerce (International) with Chinese Studies

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

Core Modules

CH1000 An Introduction to Chinese Culture and Society (5 credits)
³CH1001 Chinese Language (Mandarin) I (10 credits)
³CH1101 Modern Chinese Business Language - Level I (Mandarin) (5 credits)

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

AC1102 Introduction to Accounting (5 credits)
EC1201 The Market Economy (10 credits)
GV1102 Introduction to Government and Politics (5 credits)
¹LW1100 Introduction to Business Law (10 credits)
²MG1004 Introduction to Management and Organisation (5 credits)
²MG1903 Introduction to Marketing (5 credits)
ST1023 Introduction to Business Statistics (5 credits)

Notes:

Module descriptions are contained in the Book of Modules, 2013/2014.

Examinations

Full details of regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2014 Book, and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2013/2014.

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.

Second Year - Second University Examination in Commerce (International) with Chinese Studies

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 for at least a full academic year, 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)
CH2005 Film, Media and the Creative Industry in China since 1979 (10 credits)
¹CH2102 Modern Chinese Business Language - Level 2 (Mandarin) (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:

AC2220 Management Accounting I (10 credits)
EC2201 Economics of Enterprise (10 credits)
FE2401 Principles of Food Marketing (5 credits)
GV2224 Asia in Comparative Perspective (5 credits)
GV2225 International Relations of Asia (5 credits)
IS2200 Business Systems Analysis and Design (5 credits)
IS2201 Management Information Systems (5 credits)
LW2200 Commercial Law (10 credits)
MG2005 International Management and Organisation (5 credits)
MG2007 Enterprise Planning and Processes (5 credits)
MG2011 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 descriptions are contained in the Book of Modules, 2013/2014.

Examinations

Full details of regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2014 Book, and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2013/2014.

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.

Third Year - Third University Examination in Commerce (International) with Chinese Studies

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.

Fourth Year - BComm (Hons) (International) with Chinese Studies Degree Examination

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 for at least a full academic year, 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)
CH3004 Gender, Class and Ethnicity in Chinese Organisations and Society (5 credits)
CH3005 Readings in Contemporary Chinese Culture and Current Affairs (5 credits)
CH3103 China and Globalisation (5 credits)

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

Elective Subject Groups

Accounting, Finance and Information Systems Subject Group
AC4400
Financial Reporting (10 credits)
IS3317 Electronic Commerce and Electronic Business (10 credits)
IS4428 Web Development for Business (10 credits)

Business Economics Subject Group
EC1906 Environmental Economics (5 credits)
EC3001
Survey Methods (10 credits)
EC3110
Health Economics (5 credits)
EC4201 Industry Structure and Competition (10 credits)
EC4202 Government and Business (10 credits)
EC4221 Business Econometrics (10 credits)
EC4222 Financial Economics (10 credits)
EC4223 Corporate Strategy Economics (10 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
Food Retail Marketing (5 credits)
FE4207
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
LW2101 Law of the European Union (10 credits)
LW2263 Law of Public Administration (5 credits)
LW2264 Administrative Law: Grounds of Judicial Review (5 credits)
LW3311 Company Law (10 credits)
LW3316 Financial Services: Law and Regulation (5 credits)
LW3317 Banking Law (5 credits)
LW3355 Employment and Labour Law (10 credits)

Management and Marketing Subject Group
MG3919 Business Ethics (5 credits)
MG3920 Marketing Communications and Social Media Marketing (10 credits)
MG4004 Project Management (5 credits)
MG4012
International Marketing (10 credits)
MG4015 Current Issues in Marketing (10 credits)
MG4018 Management/Marketing Research Project (10 credits)
MG4028 Family Business Enterprise (10 credits)
MG4035 Strategic Marketing (5 credits)
MG4036 Strategic Management (5 credits)
MG4037 Operations Management (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 descriptions are contained in the Book of Modules, 2013/2014.

Examinations

Full details of regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2014 Book, and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2013/2014.

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.

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