courses

4407

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(Psych)
CRICOS code067628K
Total credit points required144
Standard duration of study (years)3 years FT, 6 years PT
Study mode and locationOn-campus (Caulfield)
Admission, fee and application details http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/4407
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 aims to produce highly trained and proficient graduates who are well qualified to apply their psychological training to work in a business environment. The content of the program will provide students with excellent training for further postgraduate study in psychology or business.

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
  • a major in psychology
  • a major in marketing or management

Areas of study

Requirements

Students must complete 24 units over a maximum of eight years as follows:

(a.) six compulsory units (36 points)

(b.) a major of 10 units (60 points) in psychology

(c.) a further seven units (42 points) in either management or marketing to complete an eight unit major.

The requirements of the majors are listed under 'Areas of study'.

(d.) one elective unit (6 points) from the Faculty of Business and Economics.

Additional degree requirements:

  • 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 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.

Award(s)

Bachelor of Business (Psychology)