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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 titleBBusCom/BVA
CRICOS code055211A
Total credit points required192
Standard duration of study (years)4 years FT, 8 years PT
Study mode and locationOn-campus (Gippsland)
Admission, fee and application details http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/3832
Contact details

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

Course coordinator

Professor Shanthy Rachagan

Description

This double degree course provides foundation knowledge in a wide range of business and visual arts disciplines and a broad perspective on business.

Objectives

Professional recognition

This double 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
  • 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 set of core units which provide an introduction to the key areas of visual arts
  • 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)
  • a major from the Faculty of Art and Design.

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) taken from 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 selected 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 degree requirements

  • a maximum of 14 units (84 points) of first-year level units
  • a minimum of eight units (48 points) of 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.

Visual Arts component

(b.) 16 units (96 points) from the Faculty of Art and Design as follows:

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

(ii.) a compulsory occupational health and safety unit (0 points):

  • OHS1000 Introduction to art and design health and safety

(iii.) completion of a Visual arts studio major (36 points):

(iv.) completion of two units of theory (12 points) at either second or third-year level (units with the prefix TAD)

(v.) completion of two units (12 points) of complementary study chosen from either theory or studio disciplines.

Majors offered by the Faculty of Art and Design

Visual arts studio

The following four units:

Areas of Study

Business and Commerce majors

Award(s)

Bachelor of Visual Arts

Bachelor of Business and Commerce