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2018 Information for International Students International Student Prospectus 1 International Student Prospectus
Right now, no matter what you’re doing – working on a big job, a small job or trying to find a job – this is the most you’ve ever thought, worked or questioned what life is all about, and you’re not the only one. There’s seven billion different ‘nows’ happening in the world. With so much going on, why wouldn’t you learn from it? At Bond University we prize current knowledge from innovators. We value experience in the world right now. We make each moment count with small class sizes, personal attention and accelerated degrees. Because there’s no moment like this moment. Bond University.
Welcome Vice-Chancellor’s Message The world is changing. How we learn and respond to these changes is critical for our future successes. The future belongs to those making it now, so finding the right university is the most important decision you will make at this stage of your life. It all starts with the right learning environment. Every Bond student receives a personalised, transformative learning experience thanks to practical learning opportunities that respond to our world moment by moment, smaller class sizes and the chance to collaborate with like-minded students. As a Bond student, you will have a lifelong advantage, equipped with the skills to stand up to intense competition, become globally mobile and connected with the right people for career success. When I venture around campus I feel a special kind of spirit at Bond. Guided by world-class lecturers, all of our students are eager, ambitious and ready to challenge the norm with innovation always top of mind. The accelerated degrees, which can be completed in just two years inspire a culture of discipline and focus. And the result? Graduates that are confident, capable and awake to opportunity. We know you have the potential to make a real difference – because we have seen so many of our students over the years do just that. Living and working in every corner of the globe, they are now heading up major corporations, helping disadvantaged communities in developing countries, researching medical breakthroughs, engineering cutting-edge technologies. As a graduate of Bond University, you will be joining their elite ranks. I very much look forward to sharing the journey as you bring your ambition to life. Kind regards, Professor Tim Brailsford Vice-Chancellor and President 3 International Student Prospectus
Contents 6 The Bond Difference COURSE PROFILES APPLYING TO BOND 9 Why Bond? 30 Bond Business School 40 Pathways to Bond University 12 Life at Bond 32 Faculty of Law 42 Application and Entry 13 Living on the Gold Coast 34 Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine 44 Fees 14 State-of-the-Art Facilities 36 Faculty of Society & Design 45 Essential Contacts 18 Your Opportunities at Bond COURSE INFORMATION 24 Undergraduate Study Options 26 Postgraduate Study Options
The Bond Difference A Bond University degree takes you beyond the accepted definition of a university education to develop initiative, enterprise, ambition and lifelong commitment to making a meaningful contribution to your chosen field. In 2017 Bond University was also listed in the prestigious global top 20 universities in the Times Higher Education (THE) Rankings of the Best Small Universities in the World. You will find Bond’s dedication to the highest academic standards, coupled with open access to world-class teaching professionals, industry leaders and blue chip employers will help you to reach your very highest potential. 2017 Good Universities Guide • Overall Quality of Education • Teaching Quality Bond • • Learner Engagement Learning Resources University • • Student Support Skills Development rates 5 stars 2017 QS Star Ratings • Teaching • Employability • Internationalisation • Facilities • Social Responsibility • Inclusiveness
#1 in Australia for Student Experience Bond University students are most satisfied with their Student Experience as rated on Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) website. 7 The Main Library provides customer-focused, quality innovative services, International Student information resources and a selection of active learning zones to suit groups and individual silent study needs. Prospectus
Why Bond? Because we do things differently. FINISH YOUR DEGREE UP TO A YEAR AHEAD OF THE REST 1 At Bond, you won’t lose time with long breaks between semesters. We run three full semesters a year, with intakes in January, May and September. This means that you can complete a standard bachelor’s degree in just two years or a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in one year. It also means you will be out in the workforce up to a year ahead of the rest, earning sooner. BE MENTORED BY WORLD LEADING ACADEMICS 2 Bond’s personalised teaching philosophy means you will learn in smaller class sizes with unprecedented one-on-one access to your professors. Even outside of class time, our academics have an open door policy that means they will not only know you by name, they’ll actively mentor your progress. GRADUATE BETTER PREPARED 3 At Bond, we believe education goes beyond the classroom. Our unique Beyond Bond program will expand your horizons with internships, global volunteering programs, international competitions, industry conferences, study tours, community service and much, much more. This is why our graduates are the first choice for many employers. They are immediately distinguishable in the workplace for their confidence, maturity, global awareness, communication skills and leadership qualities. Bond sets you up to succeed. 9 International Student Prospectus
Experience Bond University Now Explore Bond University from anywhere in the world! Our Bond Now application allows you to immerse yourself in our campus and state-of-the-art facilities in a 360-degree tour. Watch as the bustling activity of university life unfolds around you and take in every aspect of our amazing learning spaces. There is so much to explore and visit from the Anatomy Labs and watching AFL training on the sports fields to witnessing a mock trial in the Moot Court. Download the app now! Search “Bond Now”
About the Gold Coast Mermaid Beach Burleigh Beach Coolangatta Bond University Broadbeach Surfers Paradise 57km COASTLINE WEATHER FAMOUS FOR Spring September to November Theme parks Entertainment and nightlife 15 - 28˚C (59 - 82˚F) Summer December to February Lush hinterland Shopping and markets 20 - 31˚C (68 - 88˚F) Autumn / Fall March to May Beautiful wild and sealife Music and food festivals 16 - 27˚C (61 - 81˚F) 11 Winter June to August Hotel and resorts Surfing International Student 9 - 22˚C (48 - 72˚F) Prospectus
Life at Bond Bond has a real community feel and vibrant student social life. From sporting, social and special interest clubs as well as a full calendar of events and gatherings, there’s so much to enjoy. STUDENT ACTIVITIES MEMBERSHIP (SAM) CLUBS, SOCIETIES AND SAM provides you with access to the Sports Centre and clubs offered FACULTY STUDENT ASSOCIATIONS by the Bond University Students Association (BUSA). BUSA is your We encourage you to get involved on campus with over 70 student student organisation. BUSA’s mission is to make student life at Bond clubs available to you. Sign up at Club Sign-On Day, held the first more rewarding - ranging from enhancing academic pursuits, Friday of each semester. Below are a few examples of clubs and facilitating sporting involvement and satisfying social necessities. activities you can access: BUSA is funded through the SAM Fee, and is a voluntary, apolitical · Athletics and Running Club · Water polo group of elected students here to represent you. · Cheerleading · Rugby · Basketball · Drama Society BUSA offers a number of services, including: · Netball · Bond Music Society · Clubs, societies and association support · Events For further information on the clubs offered at Bond University, visit · Acting as your voice on University issues busa.com.au/student-life/clubs. · Publications · External connections CAFES AND RESTAURANTS The university has a variety of dining options available conveniently BUSA is here to help you make the most of your time at Bond and located on campus including Don’s Tavern, Pines Brassiere, Papyrus exists to provide services to Student Activity Members and the Cafe, and the University Club as well as Bond Express, an on-campus broader student community. convenience store. BOND UNIVERSITY SPORTS CENTRE SAM members also gain access to all group exercise classes, Sports Centre facilities and sports equipment hire, discounted prices for massage services and personal training packages. “Being President of the Bond University Student Association (BUSA) is not only a great honour but also an amazing experience. I am always surprised at how much access we have to senior management and how much they genuinely want to know and accommodate the student voice. Not only does Bond offer its unique variety of events, student clubs and initiatives, the campus is just a short drive to some amazing central spots on the Gold Coast which are a must see for any student. A few great places to check out off campus include Miami Street Food Marketta, climb Mt Warning, day trip down to Byron Bay and swim in the Currumbin rock pools.” Christian Whitfield President, Bond University Student Association
Bond University has been awarded world’s best beachside university in 2015 by independent education network, Study International. Living on the Gold Coast Bordered by a lush hinterland rainforest and stretching along 57 ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS kilometres of stunning coastline, the Gold Coast is best known for its With a variety of accommodation options, there’s something to beaches and sees 300 days of sunshine each year and is one of suit most students’ preferences, whether you wish to live on or Australia’s fastest growing cities. The city is vibrant and modern and off campus. boasts a strong community spirit with a lifestyle second to nowhere else in Australia. There is also a wide range of rental accommodation available near the University if you would rather live off campus. Bond University is located approximately 10 minutes from some of Australia’s most beautiful beaches. It is also in close proximity to For more information on accommodation options, great shopping precincts, entertainment, theme parks and nightlife. visit bond.edu.au/accommodation or email email@example.com. FACILITIES AND SERVICES Bond University is a non-denominational campus, however we have prayer rooms on campus and our pastoral care and chaplaincy service can link you to nearby worship centres for all different faiths. Darwin Gold Coast to Brisbane 1 hour Cairns Gold Coast to Adelaide 2 hours 45 mins Gold Coast to Canberra 1 hour 40 mins Gold Coast to Melbourne 2 hours 20 mins Brisbane Gold Coast to Sydney 1 hour 30 mins Brisbane to Darwin 4 hours 10 mins Gold Coast Perth Brisbane to Hobart 2 hours 45 mins Brisbane to Perth 5 hours 40 mins Sydney Adelaide Canberra Gold Coast to Auckland, NZ 2 hours 55 mins 13 Melbourne International Student Gold Coast to Brisbane 1 hour 30 mins Hobart Prospectus
State-of-the-Art Facilities Studying at Bond University provides you with access to world- class facilities on campus. You will gain a clear advantage through easy access to unparalleled academic, technological and recreational facilities. TECHNOLOGY LIBRARIES The Balnaves Foundation Multimedia Learning Centre Bond University’s John & Alison Kearney Library includes (MLC) is a technology-rich and architecturally exciting over 235,000 volumes and 1,800 journal titles in print, as learning environment. It provides you with access to well as hundreds of DVDs, laserdiscs, CD ROMs, and video collaborative study spaces and the latest audio visual and and audio cassettes. Access is provided to over 22,000 computer technology in a spectacular location. You will full-text electronic journals and over 100 journal have access to a laptop bar, study booths with LCD databases. screens for interactive learning, a collaborative learning room with a Smartboard, HD projector and video In addition, Bond University’s John & Alison Kearney Law conferencing facilities and flexible furniture arrangements Library has an extensive collection of specialised law to accommodate group work and discussion. materials available for the Australian and selected international legal systems.
SPORTING Bond University has an active sporting and recreation program on campus, housing a fully equipped gymnasium including an Olympic size swimming pool and spa. Also located on campus are beach volleyball courts, a sports hall for basketball and netball, tennis courts and sports fields. Students compete in both the summer and winter competitions of the Australian University Games. Some students also play competitive sport representing Queensland or Australia in national and international sporting codes.
BOND BUSINESS SCHOOL FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES & MEDICINE Comprising two industry-standard trading facilities, Bond Incorporating the latest technology, the Faculty contains the Business School offers every student unparalleled, 24-hour following outstanding learning facilities: access to 40 Bloomberg terminals. Used predominantly in • Anatomy and Histology Laboratory — Fitted to handle accounting, actuarial science, economics and finance human cadaveric material, also contains an extensive classes, all students benefit from exposure to live market collection of modern anatomical models and histology information. You will gain practical experience with data slides. analytics, portfolio management, economic trends and • Clinical Skills Rooms — Exposing students to a variety of financial trading. A practical understanding of these areas real-world situations before they commence their will give you a competitive edge in your career. Our students placements with state-of-the-art equipment including also have access to the Bond Business Commercialisation computerised simulations and human patient simulators. Centre (BBCC) a dedicated area to help build tomorrow’s • Bond Institute of Health and Sport — Housing world-class innovative thought leaders and budding entrepreneurs, one training and monitoring equipment for students studying by one. nutrition and dietetics, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, and exercise and sports science.
FACULTY OF LAW FACULTY OF SOCIETY & DESIGN Bond Law’s Legal Skills Centre is the first of its kind to The Faculty of Society & Design has several state-of-the-art integrate the full complement of legal-based training teaching and learning facilities including: facilities, with moot courtrooms and purpose-built suites • Abedian School of Architecture — Architecturally designed for interviewing, dispute resolution and designed learning space including design studios, reading Professional Legal Training. Designed on input provided by and resource rooms as well as an exhibition area. The judges, legal practitioners and the Faculty, this world-class facility provides 24/7 access with dedicated studio desk facility is designed to give you simulated real world space for each student for the duration of their studies. experience in practising your legal skills. It is equipped • Level-up Lab — A media facility specifically tailored for with evidence management systems, video conferencing the development of 2D and 3D digital media. facilities and video streaming that replicates the very • Film and Television Studios — One of the largest 17 latest technology used in the High Court of Australia. production facilities in South East Queensland. • Psychology Clinic — A modern clinic with observation and consulting rooms; including a test library and student International Student training area. • Sustainable Development Building — First in Australia to Prospectus achieve a 6 Star Green Star — Education PILOT Certified Rating for design by the Green Building Council of Australia.
Your Opportunities at Bond STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM ALUMNI PROGRAM Bond University offers the opportunity for international students to The Bond Alumni Network is a vibrant, active and committed study for one or two semesters. Taking part in a study abroad association of professionals, comprising more than 22,000 experience will connect you to a global network of new friends and graduates in over 170 countries worldwide. future business associates as you study and live within a dynamic, multicultural community of students and academics hailing from Our Alumni are distinguished by their high level career connections over 80 different countries. and their willingness to share their wealth of life experience with current Bond students. The university conveniently offers three intakes per year in January, May and September. The semesters align with the Northern The Alumni Network is closely involved with life on campus, Hemisphere’s academic calendar ensuring minimal disruption to providing students with work experience placements, internships, your study timetable. one-on-one mentoring, job opportunities and career introductions. They also contribute to the Bond Annual Fund, helping students SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM finance their studies through the Academic Support Fund and with special grants for unique ‘beyond the classroom’ Bond University’s Scholarship Program aims to reward students educational experiences. from across the globe with part-fee tuition remission scholarships and monetary grants. We aim to identify the leaders of the future and help them realise their full potential by providing access to an EXCHANGE PROGRAM exceptional educational experience. Bond encourages diversity in academic and cultural experiences through our international exchange program. Choose Bond University’s Scholarship Program is proudly supported by key from over 80 institutions in 27 countries that are leading the field industry partners and global philanthropists, our scholarships are in your study area while building new global friendships and available to international students who have excelled in the areas of networks. By enrolling with one of our prestigious partner academia, leadership, community and sporting. universities for a semester, you study courses relevant to your degree, receive credit toward your studies, and still complete your Awards range from full and part-fee tuition scholarships through to degree in the same amount of time as you would in Australia. monetary grants and are offered at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level. Please refer to bond.edu.au/exchange for further information. For more information on Bond University’s Scholarship Program visit bond.edu.au/scholarships. I chose Bond because I wanted to complete my degree in English and come to Australia as it is a great environment to learn Business and a beautiful university. A highlight so far has been winning the Gold Coast Startup Weekend offered on campus, where we were challenged to work intensively with a team to develop and present our business idea within 48 hours. I have been amazed by all of the opportunities that exist on the Gold Coast and studying at Bond. Alexander Daysh from Norway Bachelor of Business
The Global Links Room provides international connectivity and the ability to study, discuss and debate issues with other students and academics across the world in real-time, 24-hours a day, seven days a week. BEYOND BOND CAREER DEVELOPMENT CENTRE Beyond Bond is an innovative, student-focused, non-traditional From your first weeks at university, we can help you identify your program that presents a life-learning experience like no other. This career goals and learn more about potential industries and core compulsory component aims to equip you with the knowledge, employers; working with you through the processes of finding competencies and skills to effectively take responsibility and plan an graduate positions, writing applications and resumes, and getting appropriate career path. You will gain awareness and understanding you ready for that all-important interview. of the career development process and, through the use of various job-related tools, will be empowered to create your own professional We are your go-to team for arranging internships and work approach towards your future career aspirations. Students will also experience placements with every type of organisation from top acquire a realistic appreciation of the world of work and broaden corporates through to small SMEs in your field of studies. their employment skills beyond the classroom through a variety of work-integrated learning and/or global community engagement. We can help you source holiday and part-time employment. And, as a key point of contact for leading blue-chip employers actively INTERNSHIPS recruiting university graduates, we can put you in touch with all the right people via personal introductions at our annual Careers Fair, At Bond University we are committed to ensuring our graduates are regular networking functions and referrals. ready to hit the ground running through internship and work experience opportunities. These opportunities provide you with invaluable skills in your selected field, which may lead directly to full-time employment opportunities. Our qualified and experienced team of employment services specialists will assist you with everything from part-time employment, internships and work experience, through to graduate opportunities and career support. We work closely with industry partners from top tier blue-chip and multinational companies, through small and medium enterprises. Some of our industry partners include Amnesty International, Macquarie Group Limited, Clayton Utz, KPMG, Marriott International, Clemenger BBDO and the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. 2018 Semester Dates Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3 19 Orientation 8 - 12 January 7 - 11 May 3 - 7 September Semester Starts 15 January 14 May 10 September International Student Semester Ends 24 April 18 August 15 December Prospectus
Sports Centre Bond University’s world class Sports Centre opened in May, 2016. The multi-million dollar facility encompasses a gym with state-of-the-art fitness equipment and measures 2,700 sqm. The centre is truly the jewel in the crown of Bond University Sport. All students get free access to Bond’s wide range of sporting facilities including: • World class gym • 50 meter heated Olympic swimming pool • Spa • Beach Volleyball courts • Group exercise rooms and classes • Rugby and AFL / Soccer fields • Sports Hall • Squash courts • Tennis courts • Golf and cricket practice nets For more details visit bond.edu.au/sports-centre.
Be part of GC2018 There’s never been a more exciting time to study on the Gold Coast! From 4- 15 April, 2018, the City of Gold Coast will host the 2018 Commonwealth Games, welcoming more than 6,600 athletes and team officials from 70 Commonwealth nations and territories. GC2018 will be the largest event held in Australia this decade, featuring the most extensive sports program in Commonwealth Games history comprising 18 sports and seven para-sports. With some of the most advanced sports training and testing facilities in south-east Queensland, Bond University will be hosting a number of athletes in our new multi-million dollar Sports Centre on campus and the high performance Bond Institute of Health and Sport located right next door to one of the host venues, CBus Super Stadium. For our students, there will be casual job opportunities in the lead-up to and during the Games or you can be part of the action by joining the GC2018 team of 15,000 volunteers. Find out more about how you can make the 2018 Commonwealth Games part of your Bond experience at: • Official GC2018 website - gc2018.com/take-part/employment • Gold Coast City Council website – goldcoast.qld.gov.au/gc2018 - GC2018 Opportunities • Seek.com – seek.com.au (search words: Commonwealth Games) • Volunteering – gc2018.com/take-part/volunteering • NEP Host Broadcaster Student Training Program - nephb.com/Student 21 International Student Prospectus
Course Information Choose to study from a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs across our faculties of Law, Society & Design, Health Sciences & Medicine, and Bond Business School.
23 The Physiotherapy Clinical Teaching Laboratory at the Bond Institute of Health & Sport enables students International Student to gain practical experience by conducting post surgery patient assessments. Prospectus
Your Undergraduate Study Options There’s a lot to consider when deciding what you will study. Knowing where your degree will take you after you graduate is very important. Below is a list of our degrees based on career outcomes. Visit bond.edu.au/undergraduate-degrees for more information about undergraduate study at Bond University, or contact us to discuss your options. For contact details visit bond.edu.au/contact. LAW, CRIMINOLOGY AND BUSINESS AND COMMERCE CRIMINAL JUSTICE For careers relating to accounting, actuarial science, digital business, economics, entrepreneurship, For careers relating to business law, corporate and finance, hotel and tourism management, international commercial law, criminology, dispute resolution, business, management and marketing. forensics and law. Diploma of Business Diploma of Criminology Diploma of International Hotel and Tourism Management Diploma of Legal Studies Bachelor of Actuarial Science Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Actuarial Science (Honours) Bachelor of Business Law Bachelor of Business Bachelor of Jurisprudence Bachelor of Business (3 Year Program) Bachelor of Social Science Bachelor of Commerce Bachelor of Commerce (3 Year Program) Bachelor of International Hotel and Tourism Management BUILT ENVIRONMENT HEALTH SCIENCES AND MEDICINE AND ARCHITECTURE For careers relating to biomedical science, exercise For careers relating to architecture, construction and sports science, health sciences, medicine and management and quantity surveying, environmental sports management. management, environmental science, property and sustainable development, real estate and urban design and planning. Diploma of Health Sciences Diploma of Sustainable Environments and Planning Diploma of Sports Management Bachelor of Architectural Studies Bachelor of Biomedical Science Bachelor of Construction Management and Quantity Surveying Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science Bachelor of Property Bachelor of Health Sciences Bachelor of Sustainable Environments and Planning Bachelor of Sports Management Medical Program^
COMMUNICATION AND CREATIVE MEDIA For careers relating to advertising, communication and media, computer game development, creative writing, film and television, journalism, marketing and public relations. Diploma of Communication Bachelor of Communication Bachelor of Communication (Business) Bachelor of Creative Arts Bachelor of Film and Television Bachelor of Film and Television (3 Year Program) Bachelor of Interactive Media and Design Bachelor of Journalism HUMANITIES, LANGUAGES COMBINED DEGREE OPTIONS AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES Bond University offers a range of combined degrees. For careers relating to applied linguistics, Australian Combined degrees in other combinations are studies, foreign correspondence, international available conditional upon subject availability. relations, international trade law, language and culture, and philosophy. Diploma in University English Studies Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Biomedical Science / Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Arts (English as an International Language) Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Commerce Bachelor of Global Studies (Sustainability) Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Social Science Bachelor of International Relations Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of International Relations Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Communication / Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Communication (Business) / Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of International Relations / Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Journalism / Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Psychological Science / Bachelor of Laws PSYCHOLOGY, COUNSELLING AND BEHAVIOUR MANAGEMENT For careers relating to behaviour management, counselling and psychology. 25 ^The Medical Program is comprised of two sequential degrees – the Bachelor of Medical Studies (BMedSt) and the Doctor of Medicine (MD). All students International Student Bachelor of Social Science selected for entry into the Medical Program^ will have to complete both the BMedSt and MD to be eligible for registration as a medical practitioner in any Bachelor of Psychological Science state or territory in Australia or New Zealand. Both degrees are awarded at the Prospectus completion of Year 5. Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)
Your Postgraduate Study Options There’s a lot to consider when deciding what you will study. Knowing where your degree will take you after you graduate is very important. Use this index to explore your study options based on your career interests. LAW, CRIMINOLOGY AND BUSINESS AND COMMERCE CRIMINAL JUSTICE For career progression and professional development For career progression and professional development in the fields of business law, criminology, corporate in the fields of accounting, actuarial science, business, and commercial law, dispute resolution, forensics, big data, entrepreneurship, finance, management and international trade law, law and philosophy. research. Master of Accounting Master of Accounting (Professional) Graduate Certificate in Criminology Master of Actuarial Science Graduate Diploma In Legal Practice Master of Actuarial Science (Specialisation) Juris Doctor Master of Actuarial Practice Master of Criminology Master of Business Master of Criminology (Professional) Master of Business (Professional) Master of Laws Master of Business Administration Master of Legal Administration Master of Business Administration (Specialisation) Master of Laws (By Research) Master of Business Administration (Professional) Doctor of Legal Science (Research) Master of Business Administration (Executive) Doctor of Philosophy Master of Finance Master of Finance (Professional) Master of Financial Management Master of Financial Management (Professional) Master of Philosophy Doctor of Philosophy COMMUNICATION AND CREATIVE MEDIA For careers relating to advertising, film and television, computer game development, communication and media, journalism, marketing and public relations. HEALTH SCIENCES AND MEDICINE For career progression and professional development Master of Advertising in the fields of health, medicine, biomedical sciences, and physiotherapy. Master of Arts (Coursework) Master of Communication Master of Communication (Professional) Medical Program^ Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice Master of Occupational Therapy Master of Science by Research (Health Sciences) Master of Sports Management Master of Sports Science ^The Medical Program is comprised of two sequential degrees – the Bachelor of Medical Studies (BMedSt) and the Doctor of Medicine (MD). All students selected for entry into the Doctor of Philosophy Medical Program will have to complete both the BMedSt and MD to be eligible for registration as a medical practitioner in any state or territory in Australia or New Zealand. Doctor of Physiotherapy Both degrees are awarded at the completion of Year 5.
PSYCHOLOGY, COUNSELLING ARCHITECTURE AND AND SOCIAL SCIENCES BUILT ENVIRONMENT For career progression and professional development For career progression and professional development in psychology and criminology. in the fields of project management, construction practice, property valuation and environmental management and urban design. Graduate Certificate in Criminology Master of Criminology Master of Criminology (Professional) Master of Architecture Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) Graduate Certificate in Building Surveying Graduate Diploma of Psychological Science Graduate Diploma in Building Surveying Master of Psychology (Clinical) Master of Building Surveying Master of Psychology (Forensic) Graduate Certificate in Construction Practice Graduate Diploma in Construction Practice Master of Construction Practice Master of Construction Practice (Professional) Graduate Certificate in Project Management Graduate Diploma in Project Management Master of Project Management COMBINED DEGREE OPTIONS Master of Project Management (Professional) Graduate Certificate of Sustainable Environments Bond University offers a range of combined degrees. and Planning Combined degrees in other combinations are Graduate Diploma of Sustainable Environments available conditional upon subject availability. and Planning Master of Sustainable Environments and Planning Master of Sustainable Environments and Planning (Professional) Master of Architecture / Master of Project Management Graduate Certificate of Valuation and Master of Business Administration / Master of Accounting Property Development Master of Business Administration / Master of Finance Graduate Diploma of Valuation and Property Development Master of Business Administration / Master of Project Master of Valuation and Property Development Management Master of Valuation and Property Development Master of Communications / Master of Project (Professional) Management Master of Construction Practice / Master of Project Management Master of Criminology / Master of Project Management Master of International Relations / Master of Project Management Master of Sports Management / Master of Project HUMANITIES, LANGUAGES Management AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS Master of Sustainable Environments and Planning / Master of For careers relating to applied linguistics, Australian Project Management studies, language and culture, international relations, Master of Valuation and Property Development / Master of foreign correspondence, politics, international trade Project Management law and philosophy. Graduate Certificate in TESOL Master of Arts (Coursework) Master of Arts (TESOL) HIGHER DEGREES BY RESEARCH Master of International Relations Master of International Relations (Professional) For career progression in a range of research related 27 disciplines. International Student Master of Arts (By Research) Master of Philosophy Prospectus Doctor of Philosophy
Course Profiles A brief overview of our most popular degrees. For full program information visit bond.edu.au.
29 The Abedian School of Architecture offers individual learning spaces that promote creativity International Student and ensure that students can utilise an ongoing workspace for the full term of their project. Prospectus
Bond Business School Bond Business School is now internationally accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development’s Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), ensuring that a Bond Business degree is recognised and respected all over the world. BACHELOR OF COMMERCE Major (5) You must complete one of the following majors: CRICOS Course Code 063059D • Accounting • Actuarial Science Duration: 2 years full-time (6 semesters) • Big Data Starting: January, May, September • Economics • Finance ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Electives (6) Successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent, or a Bond University You must complete six elective business subjects. You are College program. encouraged to complete a second major to diversify your skills and enhance your employability. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Bachelor of Commerce will equip you to think creatively and PROFESSIONAL OUTCOMES critically, communicate professionally, make ethical business The Bachelor of Commerce is accepted around the world by leading decisions and work effectively in a global context. The program employers in the commercial and public sectors. Graduates can work develops financial and business acumen through experiential in a range of fields, including large multinational corporations, learning. specialist organisations, government departments, consulting or research. PROGRAM STRUCTURE University Core Subjects (3) PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION, depending on major Three Bond Core subjects plus one compulsory not-for-credit • Australian Securities & Investment Commission (RG146) component. • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute • Critical Thinking and Communication (Core 1) • Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand (CAANZ) • Leadership and Team Dynamics (Core 2) • Certified Practising Accountants (CPA) Australia • Ethical Thought and Action (Core 3) • Chartered Institute of Management Accounting (CIMA) • Beyond Bond • Financial Services Institute of Australia (FINSIA) • Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) Core Subjects (9) • Accounting for Decision Making COMBINED PROGRAMS • Accounting Information Systems or Digital Transformation of Popular combined degrees include: Business • Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Business (CRICOS • Business Law 088305M) • Econometrics • Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Laws • Fundamentals of Finance (CRICOS 093908G) • Cost Management Systems or Financial Applications and Quantitative Analysis • Marketing • Principles of Economics • Quantitative Methods
Bond Business School’s World Class Trading Facilities offer every student 24-hour access to Bloomberg’s live financial market data via two industry-standard trading rooms. Our students gain practical experience in executing deals, managing portfolios, trading financial securities and changing market conditions. Bond Business School has 40 Bloomberg terminals. To me, Bond represents a university living in the present moment and preparing students for the future. I find it inspiring to meet people from around the world with different backgrounds and experiences. To work closely with lecturers and be able to have their personal attention is very helpful. I really enjoy the beach, local markets, cafes and healthy lifestyle here on the Gold Coast. I am part of the Bond Cheerleading Club where I have formed many lifelong friendships and had the chance to compete in Sydney, Melbourne and the University Worlds Competition in Florida, USA. To be a part of Bond cannot really be described, you have to experience it! Charlotta Eklund Bachelor of Commerce student from Sweden BACHELOR OF COMMERCE For more information on all Bond Business School degrees offered (3 YEAR PROGRAM) at Bond University, visit bond.edu.au/business. CRICOS Course Code 077411M Duration: 3 years full time (6 semesters) Starting: January, September 31 The Bachelor of Commerce (3 Year Program) is designed for international students who wish to study via a two semester model. International Student This three year program means you will study during the January and September semesters of each year only and will complete the degree over three years rather than the usual two. Prospectus
Faculty of Law Bond Law has earned an international reputation for its personalised teaching environment, its integrated Skills and Professionalism Program and the international focus of its degree offerings. Past students are changing the world right now. That’s why Bond Law is recognised as one of Australia’s top law faculties. JURIS DOCTOR • Equity CRICOS Course Code 093923J • Administrative Law • Evidence • Civil Dispute Resolution Duration: 2 years full time (6 semesters) • Legal Profession Starting: January, May, September Law Elective Subjects (7) A wide range of law elective subjects are offered. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Various specialisations are available, including: A prior degree in any discipline. Consideration is also given to • Canadian Law and Practice relevant work experience and referees’ reports on the suitability of • Corporate and Commercial Law and Practice the applicant for studying law. • Dispute Resolution PROGRAM DESCRIPTION • International Business and Finance Law The Juris Doctor is a professional legal qualification which prepares • Legal Practice you to become a legal professional in the corporate, government, INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE community or not for profit sectors, both within Australia and Clinical legal subjects are available as electives, with students overseas. Bond’s Juris Doctor provides an engaging learning placed in legal settings, working under the supervision of a experience that both challenges students academically and practising lawyer. The faculty also encourages you to complete prepares them practically for a legal career. Our unique integrated clerkships or internships with law firms during your holidays, but skills and professionalism program is embedded in the degree and these do not form part of program requirements. Our career focuses on core legal skills essential to the practice of law. These development specialists are available to assist you in your search skills include: for a suitable placement. • Legal research and reasoning • Legal writing and drafting PROFESSIONAL OUTCOMES • Oral communication and advocacy Some students will plan to seek admission as a lawyer on the • Dispute resolution and collaboration completion of their Juris Doctor, while others will be well • Legal ethics and professionalism established in their careers and will be undertaking the Juris Doctor in order to enhance their career options. PROGRAM STRUCTURE Compulsory Law Subjects (17) The Bond Law Juris Doctor is specifically designed to develop well The 17 compulsory subjects cover all the ‘Priestley Eleven’ areas rounded legal practitioners equipped with the practical legal skills to required to practise law in Australia. take leading positions in both the public and private sectors. Our • Legal Foundations A graduates are employed in top tier law firms throughout Australia • Legal Foundations B and the world (including the USA, United Kingdom, Canada, • Foundations of Private Law Scandinavia, France, China and Malaysia) as solicitors in private • Foundations of Public and Criminal Law practice, associates to Supreme and High Court justices, barristers, • Contract Law A government lawyers, in-house counsel academics and business • Tort Law leaders. You are encouraged to focus on the specific areas of study • Criminal Law that you feel best serve your future career path. • Property Law A • Constitutional Law PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION • Contract Law B In conjunction with further study (Graduate Diploma in Legal • Property Law B Practice) and meeting the requirements of the Legal Practitioner • Corporate Law Boards of the various Australian states and territories, the Juris **Half unit subject
Doctor is an approved degree for purposes of admission as a legal Admission is on the basis of an approved research proposal and practitioner in Australia. This degree can also be used to gain availability of appropriate supervision. admission in certain other jurisdictions; however, you are advised to confirm admission requirements in the particular jurisdiction in PROGRAM STRUCTURE which you wish to practise. The Master of Laws (by Research) program is a higher degree by research awarded for a 50,000 word thesis. It represents the FURTHER POSTGRADUATE STUDY student’s ability to research, analyse and apply information and Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice concepts to a body of knowledge or practice. The Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, also know as Professional Legal Training (PLT), is the link between PROFESSIONAL OUTCOMES your law degree and becoming a practising lawyer in For domestic students, the LLM provides a specialist postgraduate under a year. You’ll also receive extensive, individualised help to find qualification to augment their practice of law in Australia. For a placement. international students, the program provides a wide range of international law, comparative law, IP law, trade law and dispute For more information on all Faculty of Law degrees offered at Bond resolution subjects to broaden and internationalise an University, visit bond.edu.au/law. undergraduate law qualification. MASTER OF LAWS (BY RESEARCH) CRICOS Course Code 063455C Duration: 2 years full time (6 semesters) Starting: January, May, September ENTRY REQUIREMENTS A Bachelor of Laws, Juris Doctor or equivalent with an average of at least 65 per cent. An applicant may also be required to satisfy the Dean that they have the appropriate level of research skills to write a thesis of up to 50,000 words. I decided to study at Bond because I wanted to combine my love and passion for travel with my studies. Within the Juris Doctor I have been able to choose specialised electives in Canadian Law and Practice which will allow me to meet all requirements necessary to be able to practice law back in Canada. At Bond, I have taken the opportunity to join an international moot team which has been an invaluable experience. The course integrates general legal skills training – something that will be essential in my future career. I have been very impressed by Bond’s commitment to ensuring that students’ Lisa Brass individualised needs are accommodated. Juris Doctor student from Canada 33 International Student Prospectus
Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine All health sciences programs place a strong focus on real world experience and workplace learning, to ensure that theory is informed by practice. The Faculty contains on campus state-of-the-art laboratories, teaching facilities and research spaces in addition to our purpose-built Bond Institute of Health & Sport. BACHELOR OF BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE Foundation Subjects (7) • Australia’s Health Issues and Priorities CRICOS Course Code 063085B • Biological and Physical Chemistry • Cell Biology Duration: 2 years full-time (6 semesters). • Chemistry for Living Systems Starting: January, May • Human Organ Systems 1 • Medical Biochemistry 1 • Principles of Human Structure and Function ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Successful completion of Year 12, Bond College* Foundation or Advanced discipline subjects (6) Preparation Program or equivalent with successful completion of • Health Research Methods English and Maths B or Physics, or equivalent. • Human Organ Systems 2 • Medical Biochemistry 2 Students without the equivalent of English and Maths B or Physics • Medical and Molecular Genetics or equivalent will be required to successfully complete bridging • Microbiology subject/s in those disciplines. Pathways are available for applicants • Pathophysiology and Pharmacology who do not meet the standard subject entry requirements. *Students must undertake and pass Elementary Maths. Majors (8) Complete eight subjects from one of the following majors: PROGRAM DESCRIPTION > Laboratory / Research The Bachelor of Biomedical Science provides you with the ideal • Advanced Bioscience Lab undergraduate foundation for a career in the health sciences. The • Exploring Human Disease program develops your knowledge in the molecular, cellular, • Human Control Systems anatomical and physiological processes of the human body and • Immunology prepares you for graduate entry programs such as medicine and the • Laboratory Medicine allied health professions. • Molecular Diagnostics • Research Project A You will have the opportunity to focus your studies in the last few • Research Project B semesters in a major relevant to your area of interest. The majors are designed to develop detailed knowledge and skills relevant to > Pre-Health professional the particular discipline of study undertaken, providing structured • Exploring Human Disease pathways to specialist postgraduate study. • Food, Nutrition and Health • Health Communication Extensive laboratory training from the first semester, as well as case • Human Control Systems studies and problemsolving techniques are applied within a variety • Immunology of clinical, research and allied health care settings. • Laboratory Medicine PROGRAM STRUCTURE Plus two subjects from the following options: The Bachelor of Biomedical Science comprises 24 subjects, as • Exercise, Health and Disease follows: • Human Nutrition • Molecular Diagnostics University Core Subjects (3) • Sport and Exercise Nutrition Three Bond Core subjects plus one compulsory not-for-credit • Introduction to Psychology: Biology and Personality component. • Introduction to Psychology: Learning and Social • Critical Thinking and Communication (Core 1) • Leadership and Team Dynamics (Core 2) • Ethical Thought and Action (Core 3) • Beyond Bond
The Faculty contains several state-of-the-art laboratories and research spaces incorporating the latest technology and industry standard equipment. PROFESSIONAL OUTCOMES Students who complete the Bachelor of Biomedical Science, and The broad scope of the Bachelor of Biomedical Science program meet the entry requirements may apply for the following Bond assists graduates to enter a wide range of professions that may University programs: include: • Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice • Health Promotion Officer • Master of Occupational Therapy • Laboratory Assistant / Technician • Medical equipment In addition you can also undertake research-based honours studies, • Pathways to other health professions leading to a PhD. The program provides opportunities for you to pursue postgraduate For more information on all Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine studies for a career in medicine and health sciences such as medical degrees offered at Bond University, visit bond.edu.au/hsm. research, pharmacy, nutrition and dietetics, as well as broader public health programs. I was first introduced to Bond University in my college year at an education fair in Malaysia. I was really attracted to the idea of studying abroad and experience different cultures. I chose Bond University because of its three semester per year timetable which gives me the chance to finish my degree early and enter to the workforce sooner. During my degree I have highly benefitted from the university’s world-class facilities such as the laboratories, but I’ve also been able to further my skills through the guidance of my professors and tutors. Andy Hsien Wei Koh Bachelor of Biomedical Science student from Malaysia 35 International Student Prospectus
Faculty of Society & Design The Faculty of Society & Design applies the latest theory, research and sustainable practices to its programs and prides itself on offering an innovative and challenging academic environment. The Faculty has strong industry partnerships and award winning state-of-the art teaching and learning facilities. MASTER OF SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENTS • Planning and Assessment Processes AND PLANNING • Planning Theory and Ethics CRICOS Course Code 079538B • Regional Planning Policy and Practice • Research Project • Sustainable Communities Duration: 1 year 4 months full-time (4 semesters) • Urban Design and Place Making Intensive mode delivery* Starting: January, May, September Plus two electives from the postgraduate subject offerings in the Faculty of Society & Design. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS PROFESSIONAL OUTCOMES An Australian Qualifications Framework Level 7 Bachelor degree at This degree will provide you with access to a wide range of career an approved institution. pathways in the natural and built environments. You will be equipped with the knowledge and practical experience required to PROGRAM DESCRIPTION be sustainability professionals in business, industry, government, This program provides two specialisations: Environmental consulting firms and non-government organisations. You may Management or Urban Design and Planning. progress into a wide range of careers in mining and energy, fisheries and agriculture, tourism, property, community infrastructure, city and The Environmental Management specialisation provides an in-depth regional planning, development assessment, transportation, strategic examination of environmental management, including field work. or social planning or urban design. The content is globally focused, providing qualifications that are in demand worldwide. PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION Graduates of this degree are internationally recognised by the Royal The Urban Design and Planning curriculum equips you with the Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). Graduates who have theoretical and practical skills required to undertake the design, obtained a cognate undergraduate degree and complete all requisite appraisal and management of urban and regional developments. subjects in the Urban Design and Planning specialisation, may also be With this qualification, professionals from a built environment eligible to be accredited by the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA). background will be able to undertake urban planning and development at a professional level. *Intensive mode delivery is a compact and time-efficient way for you to complete your postgraduate qualification with minimal impact on your work / home life. You will attend PROGRAM STRUCTURE two three-day sessions per subject, scheduled Thursday to Saturday (approximately six to This program enables you to exit after four subjects with a Graduate eight contact hours per day). Certificate, after eight subjects with a Graduate Diploma or There will be a break of four or five weeks between session one and session two. You will complete 12 subjects for a Master’s degree. receive 40 hours of combined lectures, discussion groups, case studies, workshops and field trips during these contact hours. Master of Sustainable Environments and Planning (12) For more information on all Faculty of Society & Design degrees To complete a Master of Sustainable Environments and Planning, offered at Bond University, visit bond.edu.au/fsd. you must complete all of the following subjects: • Economics of Sustainable Development • Environmental Assessment • Environmental Management and Climate Change • Environmental Science Fieldwork
The award-winning Abedian School of Architecture building is a devoted architectural studies learning space housing individual design studios, dedicated studio desk space, inspiring exhibition areas, innovative fabrication workshops and even a state-of-the- art digital robotics laboratory – All with 24/7 accessibility! Lecturers at Bond have extensive industry background that enables students to get practical knowledge. Bond’s personalised teaching philosophy means you will learn in small class sizes, be exposed to state-of- the-art facilities and leading technology. Bond really appealed to me because of its unique three-semester-per-year timetable, which gives students the opportunity and flexibility to finish their degree quicker and enter the workforce sooner. When considering my study abroad options I was looking for a location, which had blue skies and golden beaches, and I’m thoroughly enjoying studying, living Wenpeng Zhao and working on the Gold Coast. Master of Construction Practice (Professional) student from China 37 International Student Prospectus
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