Businesses, big and small, rely on technology and information systems to operate successfully in a rapidly changing global market.
This combination of business and information technology gives you the skills to apply business principles and knowledge across the IT sector or assist businesses to implement new technological advances. You have the opportunity to explore areas of interest or develop new ones, or combine your majors to develop key skills. You could:
- combine majors in accounting and software development to create new software programs for accountants
- mix games development and marketing to help you develop and sell the next big video game
- join business information systems and business statistics to work in the growing field of data analytics.
Subject to unit choice, the Bachelor of Business is accredited by relevant Australian professional bodies. Refer to the Monash Business School professional recognitionprofessional recognition (http://www.monash.edu/business/future-students/undergraduate-study-options/after-you-graduate/professional-recognition) page.
The Bachelor of Information Technology is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS) as meeting the standard of knowledge for professional-level membership.
Double degree courses include the features of the component degree courses, except that electives may be reduced.
B2000 Bachelor of Business is a comprehensive course, structured in three equal parts. In the double degree course you complete the following two parts:
Part A. Business specified study
This will provide you with a broad foundation for your study of business and expose you to several business disciplines. It will contribute breadth to your knowledge of business and develop your understanding of multi-disciplinary decision making in organisations. It will also give you the opportunity to learn more about each discipline before finalising your choice of major.
Part B. Business listed major
This will provide you with a focused program of study that will develop your expertise in one discipline area. You will develop, apply and communicate an advanced level of understanding of the concepts and theoretical frameworks that constitute the knowledge base of your major area of study.
C2000 Bachelor of Information Technology is a comprehensive course, structured in three equal parts. In the double degree course you complete the following two parts:
Part A. Information technology specified study
This will provide you with foundation skills and knowledge for your information technology education and ensure a breadth of understanding of information technology and its applications in organisations and society.
Part B. Information technology listed major
This will provide you with a focused program of study that will develop your expertise in one area of information technology. You will develop the practical and theoretical skills and knowledge in your chosen major needed to successfully plan, develop, implement and evaluate information products and systems.
Students must complete 192 points, of which 96 points are from the Bachelor of Business Business (including all the requirements in Part A and B for the single degree) and 96 points from the Bachelor of Information Technology (including all the requirements in Part A and B for the single degree).
The course progression mapcourse progression map (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2018handbooks/maps/map-b2017.pdf) will assist you to plan to meet the course requirements, and guidance on unit enrolment for each semester of study.
Units are 6 credit points unless otherwise stated.
Students may be eligible to exit the double degree program and graduate with either a Bachelor of Business or a Bachelor of Information Technology after three years, depending on the units studied.
Students who wish to graduate with a Bachelor of Business prior to the completion of the double degree must have completed at least 144 points of studies, including all of the requirements in Part A and B for the Bachelor of Business degree.
Students who wish to graduate with a Bachelor of Information Technology prior to the completion of the double degree must have completed at least 144 points of studies, including all of the requirements in Part A and B for the Bachelor of Information Technology degree.