courses

3806

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 Business and Economics

Managing facultyBusiness and Economics
Abbreviated titleBBus
CRICOS code056414D
Total credit points required144
Standard duration of study (years)3 years FT, 6 years PT
Study mode and locationOn-campus (Berwick, Caulfield, Peninsula)
Admission, fee and application details http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/3806
Contact details

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

Course coordinator

Associate Professor Colin Jevons

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Description

This course is designed to provide graduates with high-level skills in a range of key business disciplines. It blends a conceptual theoretical framework with practical applications and covers basic discipline material through to more specialised requirements in the selected discipline. Graduates will be well equipped to seek employment in both private and public-sector enterprises.

The Peninsula offering of the Bachelor of Business will be delivered on a problem- based learning (PBL) basis and students enrolled at Peninsula will be cohort-managed for their PBL units.

Outcomes

These course outcomes are aligned with the Australian Qualifications Framework level 7, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate Attributes. For more information refer to http://opvclt.monash.edu.au/curriculum-by-design/aligning-course-outcomes-with-aqf-bologna.html.

Upon successful completion of this course it is expected that graduates 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 comprehensive understanding of their discipline and be 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 has three main components:

  • a set of core units which provide an introduction to the key areas of business study
  • an eight unit major (this primary major must be selected from majors available on the student's campus of enrolment and all units taken as part of this major 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 form a second major.

Areas of study

Requirements

Students must complete 24 units as indicated for their campus of enrolment over a maximum of eight years as follows:

(a.) 16 units (96 points) from the faculty in the Bachelor of Business as follows:

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

Students enrolled at Berwick and Caulfield complete:

Students enrolled at Peninsula complete:

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

  • the major must come from the approved list of majors offered on the student's campus of enrolment
  • the requirements of the majors are listed under '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 an additional unit as detailed below.

(iii.) additional units taken in the Bachelor of Business, at the student's campus of enrolment to reach the required minimum of 16 units (96 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 campuses other than the student's campus of enrolment is subject to there being spare capacity after students from that campus have enrolled.

Additional Bachelor of Business requirements (all campuses):

  • a maximum of 10 first-year level units (60 points)
  • a minimum of six third-year level units (36 points), of which at least four units (24 points) must be from those offered by the faculty at the student's home 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.

Award(s)

Bachelor of Business