Postgraduate - Course
This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2017
and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the
'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Business and Economics.
Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.
Business and Economics
Admission and fees
This is a prestigious program of coursework and research in business and commerce for high achieving students who have completed a relevant undergraduate degree. You will undertake research methodology training and carry out an independent research project in your selected discipline, working closely with a supervisor who will provide you with individual guidance and academic counselling. The course offers a pathway to higher degrees in research and graduates may be eligible for up to one year credit toward a related master's by coursework degree in the faculty.
- Applied economics
- Banking and financial management
- Business analytics
- Business law and taxation
- Econometrics and business statistics
- International business management
- Strategic marketing
These course outcomes are aligned with the Australian Qualifications Framework Level 8 and Monash Graduate AttributesAustralian Qualifications Framework Level 8 and Monash Graduate Attributes (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/handbooks/alignmentofoutcomes.html).
Upon successful completion of this course it is expected that you will be able to demonstrate:
- be critical and creative scholars who:
- produce innovative solutions to problems
- apply research skills to business challenges
- communicate effectively and perceptively
- be responsible and effective global citizens who:
- engage in an internationalised world
- exhibit cross cultural competence
- demonstrate ethical values
- have comprehensive understanding of their discipline and be able to provide discipline based solutions relevant to the business, professional and public policy communities that we serve
- have capacity to integrate and synthesise knowledge from across disciplines to create innovative applications in organisational settings.
- have an ability to undertake research informed by advanced studies in their discipline.
This course consists of a combination of coursework and research. In the coursework component you will develop advanced theoretical and/or technical knowledge of your discipline and appropriate research methodologies. In the research component you will plan and execute a research project under the individual guidance of an academic supervisor.
This course comprises 48 points: Part A: Research (24 points) and Part B: Coursework (24 points).
Units are 6 points unless otherwise indicated.
Part A. Research (24 points)
- BEW4100 Research project and report (24 points)
Part B. Coursework (24 points)
Note: With the approval of the course director, one or both of the directed studies units may be replaced by approved level 4 units where these are available.
Progression to further studies
Satisfactory completion of this course may provide credit toward a Monash master's by coursework degree and will provide the preparation necessary to undertake a master's by research degree or a doctoral (PhD) degree.