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4417

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 titleBBiomedSc/BCom
CRICOS code071887A
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/4417
Contact details

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

NOTE: This course has had one or more changes made to it since publication on 1 October 2011. For details of change/s, please consult the change register at http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2012handbooks/2012-change-register.html.

This double degree provides a professional education in the disciplines of biomedical science and a range of commerce disciplines, with a strong emphasis on developing analytical skills.

Outcomes

For the Bachelor of Biomedical Science objectives, refer to the single degree entry at: http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2010handbooks/courses/2230.html and for the Bachelor of Commerce at: http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2010handbooks/courses/0179.html

Professional recognition

Structure

The course structure consists of three main components:

  • a set of core units which provide an introduction to the key areas of business
  • a major from the Faculty of Business and Economics. All units taken as part of this major must be from the Clayton campus.
  • a major in biomedical science.

Requirements

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

Commerce component

(a.) 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)

  • AFC1000 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 under 'Areas of study'.
  • at least two units (12 points) must be completed at each of second and third-year levels

(iii.) additional units from the faculty in the Bachelor of Commerce at the Clayton campus to reach the required minimum of 16 units (96 points).

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

Biomedical Science component

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

First year

Second year

Third year

Fourth year

  • BMS3021 Molecular medicine and biotechnology
  • BMS3042 Biomedical basis of disease 2
  • two third-year elective units:*

*Note: 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).

Areas of Study

Award(s)

Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Biomedical Science