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0542

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This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2014 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 facultyArts
Abbreviated titleBA/BCom
CRICOS code013385D
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/0542
Contact details

Tel: 1800 MONASH (1800 666 274) Web address: http://artsonline.monash.edu.au or 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 program provides a professional education in a range of commerce disciplines, with a strong emphasis on developing analytical skills. It enables students to include in their studies a range of social science and humanities disciplines.

Outcomes

Refer to the outcomes for the single degrees 0002 Bachelor of Arts and 0179 Bachelor of Commerce.

Professional recognition

Refer to the Faculty of Business and Economics Professional recognition of coursesProfessional recognition of courses (http://www.buseco.monash.edu.au/professional-recognition/) page in this Handbook.

Structure

The course has four main components:

  • a set of core units which provide an introduction to the key areas of commerce
  • a major from the Faculty of Business and Economics (all units taken as part of this major must be from the student's campus of enrolment)
  • a major, a minor and additional units from the Faculty of Arts.

Areas of study

Requirements

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

Arts component

(a.) 16 units (96 points) from the Faculty of Arts as follows:

(i.) an arts major of eight units (48 points)

(ii.) an arts minor of four units (24 points) in a different area of study

(iii.) additional elective arts units to make up a total of 96 points.

Details of arts majors and minors are listed under 'Areas of study'.

Elective arts units can be identified using the browse units toolbrowse units tool (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/handbooks/units/search) in the current edition of the handbook. The level of the unit is indicated by the first number in the unit code; undergraduate units are those that commence with the numbers 1-3.

Additional Bachelor of Arts degree requirements:

  • a maximum of six first-year level units (36 points)

Commerce component

(b.) 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):

  • ACC1000 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 'Areas of study'
  • at least two units (12 points) must be completed at each of second and third-year levels.

* Note: Depending on the major chosen, 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 will complete additional unit/s as detailed below.

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

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 at the Clayton campus.
  • in addition to specific unit prerequisites, third-year level units require the successful completion of two second-year level units and second-year level units require the successful completion of four first-year level units

Award(s)

Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Commerce