courses

1807

Undergraduate - Course

Students who commenced study in 2012 should refer to this course entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course.

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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 titleBASS/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

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Description

The course provides sound business training along with the transferable skills and knowledge gained from studies in arts and social sciences, such as communication, organisation, analysis and research skills.

Outcomes

Professional recognition

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 and Social Sciences component

(b.) 16 units (96 points) from the School of Applied Media and Social Sciences 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 and social sciences discipline

(iv.) any two units (12 points) taken from arts and social sciences.

Details of arts majors and minors are available via http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2012handbooks/aos/index-byfaculty-arts.html.

Additional arts and social sciences 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

Award(s)

Bachelor of Business and Commerce
Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences