courses

1333

Undergraduate - Course

Students who commenced study in 2012 should refer to this course entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course.

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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 titleBBus(Acc)/BBus(B&F)
CRICOS code021275K
Total credit points required192
Standard duration of study (years)4 years FT, 8 years PT
Study mode and locationOn-campus (Caulfield)
Admission, fee and application details http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/1333
Contact details

Visit http://www.buseco.monash.edu.au/student/contact/index.html.

Course coordinator

Mr David Watson

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 course aims to produce graduates who are equipped to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing business environment and to operate effectively in the new and deregulated financial markets sector. Students will also gain an understanding of the external environment within which business operates, with particular emphasis on Australia's international context.

Outcomes

The Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and Bachelor of Business (Banking and Finance) aims to produce graduates who will:

(a.) be critical and creative scholars who:

  • produce innovative solutions to problems
  • apply research skills to business challenges
  • communicate effectively and perceptively

(b.) be responsible and effective global citizens who:

  • engage in an internationalised world
  • exhibit cross cultural competence
  • demonstrate ethical values

(c.) have a comprehensive understanding of their discipline and be are able to provide discipline based solutions relevant to the business, professional and public policy communities that we serve

(d.) have a well developed understanding of multi disciplinary decision making in organisations.

Professional recognition

Structure

The course structure has three main components:

  • a set of core units which provide an introduction to the key areas of business study
  • majors in accounting and banking and finance (all units taken as part of these majors must be from the student's campus of enrolment)
  • eight open electives which may be taken from any Faculty of Business and Economics programs and campuses, or from disciplines offered by another faculty. These open electives can, in some cases, form a third major.

Requirements

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

(a.) 24 units (144 points) from the faculty in the Bachelor of Business at the Caulfield campus as follows:

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

(ii.) a 10-unit major* in accounting (60 points).

  • the requirements of the majors are listed under 'Areas of study'

(iii.) a 10-unit major* in banking and finance (60 points).

  • the requirements of the majors are listed under 'Areas of study'
  • for each major, 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 an additional unit as detailed below.

(iv.) additional units from the faculty in the Bachelor of Business at the Caulfield campus to reach the required minimum of 24 units (144 points)

(b.) eight open electives (48 points)

  • may be taken from disciplines offered by another faculty
  • may be taken from any Faculty of Business and Economics programs and campuses.**

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

Additional degree requirements:

  • a maximum of 13 first-year-level units (78 points)
  • a minimum of eight third-year-level units (48 points), of which at least five units (30 points) must be from those offered by the faculty at the Caulfield 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 three first-year level units.

Areas of Study

Business (Accounting) and Business (Banking and Finance) majors

Award(s)

Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
Bachelor of Business (Banking and Finance)