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3832

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NOTE: This course has been updated - please refer to the 2012 handbook change register for details.

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/BVMA
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

Notes

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

Description

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

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 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 and media 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 with the prefix of TAD (12 points) at either second or third-year level

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

Areas of Study

Award(s)

Bachelor of Business and Commerce
Bachelor of Visual and Media Arts