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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 Business and Economics

Managing facultyBusiness and Economics
Abbreviated titleBA/BBusCom
CRICOS code069540B
Total credit points required192
Standard duration of study (years)4 years FT, 8 years PT
Study mode and locationOn-campus (Gippsland)
Off-campus (Gippsland)
Admission, fee and application details http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/1807
Contact details

Visit http://www.buseco.monash.edu.au/student/contact/index.html.

Course coordinator

Dr Shanthy Rachagan

Description

This double-degree course is designed to provide maximum flexibility and to allow depth and breadth in the study of the major business, commerce and humanities discipline areas. Its structure provides the capacity to tailor applications and focus in different contexts and different environments while ensuring knowledge of the theory, principles and core elements in the relevant discipline areas.

Objectives

Professional recognition

This degree is recognised by the following legal entities:

  • Australian Securities and Investment Commission
  • Australian Institute of Management
  • Australian Marketing Institute
  • Chartered Financial Analysts Institute
  • CPA Australia
  • Financial Services Institute of Australasia
  • National Institute of Accountants
  • Public Relations Institute of Australia
  • The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

Professional recognition may be dependent upon work experience requirements and the correct choice of units.

For further details visit http://www.buseco.monash.edu.au/asg/cds/publications/professional-recognition.html

Structure

The course structure has four main components:

  • a set of core units which provide an introduction to the key areas of business study
  • a major from the Faculty of Business and Economics. This major must be selected from majors available on the student's campus of enrolment and all units taken as part of this major must be from the student's campus of enrolment
  • an arts major
  • an arts minor.

Requirements

The degree requires completion of 32 units (192 points) over a maximum of 10 years as follows:

Business and Commerce component

(a.) 16 units (96 points) from the Faculty of Business and Economics in the Bachelor of Business and Commerce at the student's campus of enrolment as follows:

All unit codes displaying a 'G' as the third character are offered by Off-campus learning.

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

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

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

*Note: Depending on the major chosen, one or more 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.

(iii.) additional units from the faculty in the Bachelor of Business and Commerce at the student's campus of enrolment to reach the required 16 units

Additional Bachelor of Business and Commerce requirements:

  • a minimum of four units (24 points) at third-year level from those offered by the campus delivering this program.

Arts component

(b.) 16 units (96 points) from the Faculty of Arts as follows:

(i.) a major of eight units (48 points)

(ii.) a minor of four units (24 points)

(iii.) an additional first-year sequence of two units (12 points) in an arts discipline

(iv.) any two units (12 points) taken from the Faculty of Arts.

Details of arts majors and minors are available via http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/handbooks/aos/index-ug-byfaculty-arts.html.

Additional Bachelor of Arts requirements

  • a maximum of 14 first-year level units (84 points)
  • a minimum of six units (36 points) at each of second and third-year level units.
  • 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

Business and Commerce majors

Arts

Refer to http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/handbooks/aos/index-ug-byfaculty-arts.html

Award(s)

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Business and Commerce