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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Course

NOTE: This course has been updated - please refer to the Undergraduate handbook change register for details.

This course entry 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
Abbreviated titleBBiomedSc/BEc
CRICOS code047819B
Total credit points required192
Standard duration of study (years)4 years FT, 8 years PT
Study mode and locationOn-campus (Clayton)
Contact details

http://www.buseco.monash.edu.au/about/campuses/index.html

Course coordinator

Dr Ross Booth

Description

This double degree provides a professional education in the disciplines of biomedical science and economics, with a strong emphasis in developing skills as health economists in the health services industry.

Objectives

Structure

The course structure has three main components:

  • a set of core units which provide an introduction to the key areas of business
  • a major in economics. All units taken as part of this major must be from your campus of enrolment
  • a major in biomedical science.

Requirements

The degree requires completion of 32 units (192 points) over a maximum of 10 years as follows:

(a.) 16 units (96 points) from the Faculty of Business and Economics in the Bachelor of Economics component at the Clayton campus as follows:

(i.) six core units (36 points):

(ii.) a major of eight units (48 points):

  • the major must come from the approved list of majors below
  • at least two units (12 points) must be completed at each of second and third-year levels

(iii.) an additional two units (12 points) from the faculty in the Bachelor of Economics at the Clayton campus to reach the required minimum of 12 units

iv.) an additional four electives (24 points) may be taken from any Faculty of Business and Economics programs and campuses,* or from the following complementary disciplines from the Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Science:

  • geography and environmental science
  • history
  • politics
  • mathematics
  • sociology
  • philosophy
  • languages (selected from offerings at the Clayton campus).

Details of these disciplines is available at http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2010handbooks/aos/index-ug-byfaculty-arts.html and http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2010handbooks/aos/index-ug-byfaculty-sci.html.

* Note: Enrolment in units at another campus is subject to there being capacity after students from that campus have enrolled.

(b.) 16 units (96 points) from the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences as follows:

(i.) year one - four compulsory units (24 points):

(ii.) year two - four compulsory units (24 points):

(iii.) year three - four compulsory units (24 points):

(iv.) year four - two compulsory units

  • BMS3021 Molecular medicine and biotechnology
  • BMS3042 Biomedical basis of disease 2

and two elective units (24 points):

  • two third-year units from the area of biomedical science (generally these are units with the prefixes ANT, BCH, BME, BMS, BND, BNS, CEL, DEV, GEN, HUP, IMM, MIC, PHA and PHY).

Faculty of Business and Economics majors

Economics

Students need to complete a minimum of eight units offered by the Department of Economics, Clayton campus (ECC or Clayton-based ECX units).

Econometrics and business statistics

Students need to complete a minimum of eight units offered by the Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics, Clayton campus (ETC or Clayton-based ETX units).

Award(s)

Bachelor of Economics

Bachelor of Biomedical Science