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0553

Undergraduate - Course

Students who commenced study in 2013 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 applies to students commencing this course in 2013 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Arts

Managing facultyArts
Partner facultyBusiness and Economics
Abbreviated titleBA/BBus(Bkg&Fin)
CRICOS code017115E
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/0553
Contact details

http://www.arts.monash.edu.au/current/coursework/contact_us/

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.
  • Students may select arts units from any campus, but should be aware of the teaching location as this may require travel to another campus. Students may also select units offered in off-campus mode.

Description

The Bachelor of Arts is a general, flexible degree which allows students to match academic interests with career aspirations to create a personalised course progression. Studying humanities will develop general knowledge and specific intellectual skills relating to human thought and relations, such as the way we communicate or how the past has affected the present. Social science analyses and explains societies and the relationships of individuals within those societies.

The Bachelor of Business (Banking and Finance) component of this double degree is designed for those seeking a career in the banking and finance industry, especially in commercial and investment banking, corporate finance, stock markets, capital markets and derivative markets.

Outcomes

Professional recognition

For information about professional recognition of Faculty of Business and Economics courses please visit http://www.buseco.monash.edu.au/professional-recognition/

Structure

This course consists of 96 points in the arts component and 96 points in the business (banking and finance) component.

Areas of study

Arts majors and minors

For the specific requirements of arts majors and minors and information on other arts units refer to the 'Areas of study' section in this Handbook at http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2013handbooks/aos/index-byfaculty-arts.html.

Business major

Requirements

Arts component

Students must complete:

(a.) an arts major (48 points)

(b.) an arts minor in a different area of study (24 points)

(c.) a first-year arts sequence in a third area of study (12 points)

(d.) a further two in arts units (12 points)

By combining some of the core arts requirements, students can complete a double major in two different arts disciplines. For more details on this option, contact the Faculty of Arts.

Business component

Students must complete:

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

(ii.) a major of 10 units (60 points) in banking and finance

Additional business (banking and finance) component degree requirements:

  • a minimum of four third-year-level units (24 points) from those offered by the faculty at the Caulfield 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.

Alternative exit(s)

Students cannot graduate from either single degree until they have satisfied the requirements for that award and successfully completed studies to the value of 144 points in the relevant component.

Award(s)

Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Business (Banking and Finance)