2015 change register

About this change register

Authorised changes to course and areas of study entries in the 2015 Handbook:

  • are detailed below
  • are recorded as a note in the relevant course or area of study entry
  • supercede any previously published information in the Handbook.

The notes in this register must be read in conjunction with the corresponding course or area of study entry provided in the 2015 Handbook.

Courses and areas of study in this change register

Courses and areas of study are listed under the relevant level heading in alphabetical order. Follow the link to see the details of the changes made.

Courses

  • 4099 Diploma of Higher Education
  • D0502 Diploma of Tertiary Studies
  • 4635 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
  • 2380 Bachelor of Computer Science
  • 4634 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts
  • 3956 Bachelor of Nutrition Science
  • 2631 Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science (Honours)
  • 4638 Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
  • 3807 Graduate Diploma in Health Economics and Policy
  • M6001 Master of Advanced Health Care Practice
  • 4412 Master of Applied Finance and Master of Applied Econometrics
  • 0028 Master of Business Administration
  • 3842 Master of Business Economics
  • D6003 Master of Counselling
  • 3878 Master of Emergency Health
  • 4528 Master of Health Administration
  • 2276 Master of Marketing
  • 2603 Master of Philosophy (Monash Injury Research Institute)
  • D6005 Master of TESOL
  • 0069 Doctor of Philosophy (Law)
  • 2602 Doctor of Philosophy (Monash Injury Research Institute)

Areas of study

Undergraduate
Honours
Postgraduate

 

COURSES


4099 Diploma of Higher Education

Requirements, Science

The following text:

  • SCI1020 Introduction to statistical reasoning or STA1010 Statistical methods for science
  • one level one science elective

Replaces:

  • STA1010 Statistical method or FST1800 Fundamental of food science or PSY1011 Psychology 1A
  • SCI1020 Introduction to statistical reasoning or Statistical method or FST1800 Fundamental of food science or PSY1011 Psychology 1A

The following units:

  • AMU1328 Introduction to journalism
  • AMU1329 Introduction to journalism B

Replace:

  • ATS1328 The foundations of journalism
  • ATS1329 The practice of journalism

The following unit deleted:

  • FIT1002 Computer programming

D0502 Diploma of Tertiary Studies

Requirements, Peninsula

Change:

  • Introduction of a new suite of units for students studying at Peninsula campus.

4635 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

Requirements, Engineering component, Mechtronics engineering

The following unit:

  • TRC2001 Introduction to systems engineering

Replaces:

  • TRC2000 Mechatronics project 1

The following unit:

  • TRC4002 Professional practice

Replaces:

  • 6 points of mechatronics electives

2380 Bachelor of Computer Science

Areas of study

Added:

  • Business analytics

Removed:

  • Decision support

4634 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts

Requirements, Engineering component, Mechtronics engineering

The following unit:

  • TRC2001 Introduction to systems engineering

Replaces:

  • TRC2000 Mechatronics project 1

The following unit:

  • TRC4002 Professional practice

Replaces:

  • 6 points of mechatronics electives

3956 Bachelor of Nutrition Science

Requirements, Third Year

The following unit:

  • NUT3002 Nutrition, activity and health in chronic diseases

Replaces:

  • NUT3002 Diet and the management of chronic disease

2631 Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science (Honours)

Honours entry requirement

Change:

  • Grade for entry to the honours course changed from minimum Credit to Distinction (70 per cent).

4638 Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

Requirements, Mechtronics engineering, Stage three

The following unit:

  • TRC2001 Introduction to systems engineering

Replaces:

  • TRC2000 Mechatronics project 1

The following unit:

  • TRC4002 Professional practice

Replaces:

  • 6 points of mechatronics electives

3807 Graduate Diploma in Health Economics and Policy

Requirements, Recommended elective units

The following unit:

  • MPH5020 Introduction to epidemiology and biostatistics

Replaces:

  • ECC5972 Introduction to epidemiology and biostatistics

M6001 Master of Advanced Health Care Practice

Notes

Clarification added:

  • Only the clinical clinical midwifery specialisation is available in on-campus mode.
  • International students can only complete the clinical midwifery specialisation on-campus.

Description

Removal of the following specialisation:

  • International primary health care

4412 Master of Applied Finance and Master of Applied Econometrics

Maximum amount of credit allowable

Change:

  • Increased from 48 to 60 credit points.

Structure

The following text:

  • This course consists of fourteen compulsory units and five electives.

Replaces:

  • This course consists of nine compulsory units and six electives.

0028 Master of Business Administration

Requirements

The following text:

  • (c.) a study tour and group experiential project (24 points)

Replaces:

  • (c.) an independent strategic corporate project (24 points)

3842 Master of Business Economics

Requirements

The following text:

Students must complete:

(a.) four foundation units (24 points):

  • ECF5921 Introduction to international economics
  • ECF5923 Macroeconomics and monetary policy
  • ECF5927 Managerial economics
  • one quantitative unit recommended/approved by the course director

(b.) seven compulsory units (42 points):

  • ECF5010 Research issues paper
  • ECF5040 Industry economics
  • ECF5200 Game theory and business strategy
  • ECF5300 Special research topics in applied economics
  • ECF5410 Applied microeconomics
  • ECF5421 Applied macroeconomics
  • one quantitative unit approved by the course coordinator

(c.) 30 points of electives subject to the following conditions - a maximum of 24 points may be selected from:

  • other departments of the Faculty of Business and Economics
  • other faculties

Replaces:

Students must complete:

(a.) six compulsory units (36 points) as follows:

  • ECF5010 Research issues paper
  • ECF5200 Game theory and business strategy
  • ECF5300 Special research topics in applied economics
  • ECF5410 Applied microeconomics
  • ECF5421 Applied macroeconomics
  • one quantitative unit approved by the course coordinator

(b.) a further six graduate-level units (36 points) subject to the following conditions:

  • a maximum of four electives may be selected other departments of the Faculty of Business and Economics

D6003 Master of Counselling

Clinical practice

Change:

  • Increase in the minimum period of client contact from 100 hours to 200 hours.

3878 Master of Emergency Health

Requirements, (c.) one of the following research unit options (12 points):

The following units:

  • MPH5040 Introductory epidemiology and MPH5041 Introductory biostastistics, or SRH5003 Designing and conducting health research (12 points)

Replace:

  • MEH5010 Research methods in emergency health and MEH5011 Emergency health: Evidence based practice

4528 Master of Health Administration

Requirements

Substitution of a core unit for students working towards the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrator's Fellowship.

The following unit:

  • MPH5306 Evaluation in public health

Replaces:

  • MPH5311 Safety and quality in health care

2276 Master of Marketing

Requirements

The following text:

Students must complete:

(a.) seven core units (48 points):

  • MKF5351 Marketing strategy master class (12 points)
  • MKF5371 Business marketing
  • MKF5760 Marketing leadership in society
  • MKF5911 Theory and process of buyer behaviour
  • MKF5912 Marketing research
  • MKF5916 Foundations of marketing
  • MKF5926 Integrated marketing communication

(b.) graduate-level elective units (48 points) subject to the following conditions:

  • a maximum of 12 points may be taken from other faculties.

Replaces:

Students must complete:

(a.) six core units (36 points) as follows:

  • MKF5760 Marketing leadership in society
  • MKF5911 Theory and process of buyer behaviour
  • MKF5912 Marketing research
  • MKF5251 Case studies in marketing strategy
  • MKF5916 Foundations of marketing
  • MKF5926 Integrated marketing communication

(b.) six graduate-level units (36 points) subject to the following conditions:

  • a maximum of two elective units (12 points) may be taken from other faculties.

2603 Master of Philosophy (Monash Injury Research Institute)

Requirements

Change:

  • Reduction of the word limit for the thesis component from 50,000 words to 35,000 words.
  • Removal of sports injury from the available areas of research.

D6005 Master of TESOL

Requirements

Structure 2 - 72 credit points

Requirement added to complete the following unit:

  • EDF5696 Professional practice for teachers of TESOL
Structure 3 - 48 credit points

Requirement added to complete the following units:

  • EDF5641 Pedagogy and assessment in TESOL
  • EDF5696 Professional practice for teachers of TESOL

0069 Doctor of Philosophy (Law)

Requirements

Added:

  • Requirement for completion of a professional development training component.

Change:

  • Reduction of the word limit for the thesis component from 100,000 words to 80,000 words.

2602 Doctor of Philosophy (Monash Injury Research Institute)

Requirements

Added:

  • Requirement for completion of a professional development training component.

Change:

  • Reduction of the word limit for the thesis component from 100,000 words to 80,000 words
  • Removal of sports injury from the available areas of research.


AREAS OF STUDY


UNDERGRADUATE

Chemistry

Requirements, Malaysia, Minor in chemistry (24 points)

The following text:

  • CHM1011 and CHM1022, or CHM1051 and CHM1052
  • 12 points of CHM units at level two or three

Replaces:

  • CHM1051 and CHM1052
  • CHM2911 and CHM2922

Development studies

Units, Second/Third-year level

The following text:

  • a major requires completion of a further six units (36 points) from the units listed below

Replaces:

  • a major requires completion of a further ten units (60 points) from the units listed below

Environmental science

Units

The following unit:

  • BIO3070 Trends in ecology

Replaces:

  • BIO3xxx Advanced ecology

Human resource management

Units, Bachelor of Business

The following text:

To complete the human resource management major in the Bachelor of Business or related double degrees students must complete:

  • MGF1010 Introduction to management
  • MGF2341 Managing employee relations
  • MGF2661 Human resource management
  • BTF2991 Employment law
  • MGF2656 HRM and managing global workforces
  • MGX3441 Human resource strategy
  • MGF3450 Managing conflict
  • MGX3100 Management ethics and corporate governance

Replaces:

To complete the human resource management major in the Bachelor of Business or related double degrees, students must complete:

(a.) The following six units (36 points):

  • MGF1010 Introduction to management
  • MGF2341 Managing employee relations
  • MGF2661 Human resource management
  • MGF3430 International human resource management
  • MGF3881 Current issues in human resource management
  • MGX3441 Human resource strategy

(b.) Two units (12 points) from the following list:

  • BTF2991 Employment law
  • MGF2111 Organisational behaviour
  • MGF2511 Managing quality, innovation and knowledge
  • MGF3361 Workplace learning and performance management
  • MGF3420 Human resource development
  • MGF3450 Managing conflict
  • MGF3621 Organisational change
  • MGX3991 Leadership principles and practices

International relations

Units, Major in international relations, (d.)

  • elective units value reduced from 24 points to 18 points

HONOURS

Criminology

Units, Coursework units

The following text:

Students complete the following two units:

  • ATS4699 Criminology honours coursework: Research, practice and policy
  • ATS4924 Honours: Social sciences research methods

Replaces:

Students complete the following two units:

  • ATS4699 Criminology and criminal justice for the 21st century
  • ATS4924 PSI honours research methodology

English as an international language

Units, Coursework units

The following text:

Students complete the following units:

  • ATS4653 Honours workshop
  • ATS4137 Special reading unit 1 (Honours)

Replaces:

Students complete the following unit:

  • ATS4653 LLCL honours workshop

plus one of the following units:

  • ATS4137 LLCL Special reading unit 1 (Honours)
  • ATS4757 English and an international language: Multilingual identity

Marketing

Units

The following unit:

  • MKX4080 Advanced business research methods

Replaces:

  • MKX4080 Quantitative research methods in marketing

POSTGRADUATE

Supply chain management

Units

The following unit:

  • ETF5650 Business optimisation skills

Replaces:

  • FIT5160 Business process modelling, design and simulation