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4417

Undergraduate - Course

Students who commenced study in 2013 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 applies to students commencing this course in 2013 and 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
Partner facultyMedicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Abbreviated titleBBiomedSc/BCom
CRICOS code071887A
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/4417
Contact details

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

Course coordinator

Dr Ross Booth

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 provides a professional education in the disciplines of biomedical science and a range of commerce disciplines, with a strong emphasis on developing analytical skills.

Outcomes

Professional recognition

Structure

The course consists of three main components:

  • a set of core units which provide an introduction to the key areas of business
  • a major from the Faculty of Business and Economics. All units taken as part of this major must be from the Clayton campus.
  • a major in biomedical science.

Areas of study

Requirements

Students must complete 32 units over a maximum of 10 years as follows:

Commerce component

(a.) 16 units (96 points) from the Faculty of Business and Economics in the Bachelor of Commerce at the Clayton campus 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.) 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

* Note: 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 must complete additional unit/s as detailed below.

(iii.) additional units from the faculty in the Bachelor of Commerce at the Clayton campus to reach the required minimum of 16 units (96 points).

Additional Bachelor of Commerce degree requirements:

  • a maximum of eight first-year level units (48 points)
  • a minimum of four third-year level units (24 points) from those offered by the faculty on the Clayton campus
  • 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.

Biomedical Science component

(b.) 16 units (96 points) from the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences as follows:

First year

Second year

Third year

Fourth year

  • BMS3021 Molecular medicine and biotechnology
  • BMS3042 Biomedical basis of disease 2
  • two third-year elective units from the area of biomedical science:*

* Generally these are units with the prefixes ANT, BCH, BME, BMS, BND, BNS, CEL, DEV, GEN, HUP, IMM, MIC, PHA and PHY.

Award(s)

Bachelor of Biomedical Science
Bachelor of Commerce