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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Course

This course entry should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Arts

Managing facultyArts
Abbreviated titleBMus/BCom
CRICOS code030491E
Total credit points required192
Standard duration of study (years)4 years FT, 8 years PT
Study mode and locationOn-campus (Clayton)
Admission, fee and application details http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/1185
Contact details

http://www.arts.monash.edu.au/current/coursework/contact_us/

Notes

  • Students have a maximum of 10 years to complete this course.

Description

This degree is aimed at students with musical abilities who are also interested in gaining a knowledge of the business sector. Students undertake core studies across the major commerce disciplines, as well as a major sequence in one of these areas. In addition to the chief music major, students will be exposed to the historical, creative, technical and cultural aspects of music.

Objectives

The music component contains both theoretical and practical modules that prepare graduates for a range of roles within the music industry.

Refer to the Bachelor of Music objectives at http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/handbooks/courses/0821.html and Bachelor of Commerce objectives at http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/handbooks/courses/0179.html.

Professional recognition

This degree is recognised by the following legal entities:

  • Australian Institute of Management
  • Australian Marketing Institute
  • Australian Securities and Investments Commission
  • Financial Services Institute of Australasia
  • CPA Australia
  • The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

Professional recognition may be dependent upon work experience and the correct choice of units. For further details visit http://www.buseco.monash.edu.au/asg/cds/publications/professional-recognition.html.

Structure

This course consists of 96 points in the music component and 96 points in the commerce component.

Requirements

The degree requirements are:

Music component

(a.) a primary music major (48 points)

(b.) a second music major (48 points)

Commerce component

(a.) Students complete 16 units (96 points) from the Faculty of Business and Economics as follows:

(i.) six compulsory common core units (36 points):

  • AFC1000 Principles of accounting and finance
  • BTC1110 Business law
  • ECC1000 Principles of microeconomics
  • ETC1000 Business and economic statistics
  • MGC1010 Introduction to management
  • MKC1200 Principles of marketing

(ii.) at least two units (12 points) from the following list:

  • AFC1030 Introduction to financial accounting, or AFC2140 Corporate finance
  • ECC1100 Principles of macroeconomics
  • ETC1010 Data modelling and computing
  • MGC1020 Organisations: Contexts and strategies

(iii.) a major of eight units (48 points):*

  • the major must come from the approved majors listed under 'Areas of study'.
  • at least two units (12 points) must be completed at each of second and third-year levels

* Depending on the major chosen, one of the units in the major may have already been studied as part of the group of common core units - where this is the case, students will complete an additional unit as detailed below.

(iv.) additional units from the faculty in the Bachelor of Commerce at the Clayton campus to reach the required minimum of 16 units.

Additional commerce degree requirements:

  • a maximum of eight first-year-level units (48 points)
  • a minimum of four third-year-level units (24 points) must be from those offered by the faculty on the campus delivering this program.
  • in addition to specific unit prerequisites, second -year level units require the successful completion of three first-year level units and third-year level units require the successful completion of two second-year level units.

Areas of Study

Arts studies

Commerce majors

Alternative exit(s)

Students may graduate with the Bachelor of Music at the end of three years of study by transferring into the single Bachelor of Music degree provided they have met the requirements of the Bachelor of Music. Students may exit from the double degree program and graduate with the Bachelor of Commerce provided they have met the requirements of the Bachelor of Commerce.

Award(s)

Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of Music