Management studies emphasises the development of conceptual frameworks and their application to complex management issues in a broad range of organisations, professions, and institutional contexts. Management studies will enhance your capacity to understand and interpret the assumptions behind and practical implications of different schools of thought in management theory, organisational behaviour, and strategic management. A management studies major will prepare you for professional and managerial roles within a range of occupations and industries.
Management studies is listed in the Bachelor of Commerce at Clayton as a major or minor.
In addition to achieving the broad outcomes of their course, students successfully completing this major will be able to:
- construct conceptual management frameworks and use these to analyse and influence the resolution of complex issues in business, government and the professions.
Major requirements (48 points)
No more than 12 points at level 1 may be credited to a major and at least 18 points must be credited to the major at level 3.
- The following eight units (48 points):
- MGC1010 Introduction to management
- MGC2021 Organisations and society
- MGC2230 Organisational behaviour
- MGC2430 Human resource management
- MGC3110 Strategic management
- MGC3250 Innovation, entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship
- MGX3100 Corporate social responsibility and business ethics
- MGX3991 Leadership principles and practices
Minor requirements (24 points)
- any four units (24 points) from the major with the prefix MGC or MGX offered at the Clayton campus, with at least two units (12 points) at level 2 or 3
Successful completion of the minor or major can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the following single degree:
- B2001 Bachelor of Commerce
Students in this course can complete the minor using 24 points of their free electives.*
Students in other single bachelor's degrees may be eligible to complete the minor or major by using 24 or 48 points of their free electives.
Successful completion of the minor or major can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the Bachelor of Commerce component in the following double degrees:
- B2006 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Global Studies
- B2008 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Computer Science
- B2020 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Arts
- B2021 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Biomedical Science
- B2022 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Music
- B2023 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Science
- B2025 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Information Technology
- B2030 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Actuarial Science
- B2032 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Economics
- B2043 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Finance
- E3005 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce
- L3005 Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce