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Students who commenced study in 2016 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; 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 area of study.

Undergraduate

Commencement year

This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2016 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook.

Any units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Business and Economics component of any bachelors double degrees.

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

Managing faculty

Faculty of Business and Economics

Websites

Faculty of Business and Economics

Location

Clayton

An understanding of how people and organisations behave is important for career success. This major brings together expertise from economics, management, marketing and psychology to provide an in-depth, multidisciplinary approach to a study of the concepts that will provide the knowledge and skills to enable graduates to seek employment in a wide range of fields.

Availability

Behavioural commerce is listed in the Bachelor of Commerce at Clayton as a major.

Outcomes

In addition to achieving the broad outcomes of their course, students successfully completing this major will be able to:

  • use psychology to help explain the behaviour of key stakeholders in the economy, including consumers, producers and managers in organisations such as firms, corporations and the public sector.

Units

Major requirements (48 points)

No more than 12 points at level 1 may be credited to a major and at least 18 points must be credited to the major at level 3.

Students complete:

(a.) The following six units (36 points):

  • MGC3130 The management of change
  • MGX3991 Leadership principles and practices
  • PSY1011 Psychology 1A
  • PSY1022 Psychology 1B
  • PSY2051 Research design and analysis
  • PSY3041 Psychological testing, theories of ability and ethics

(b.) Two units (12 points) from:

Relevant courses

Bachelors

Single degrees

Successful completion of the major can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the following single degree:

  • B2001 Bachelor of Commerce

Students in other single bachelor's degrees may be eligible to complete the major by using 48 points of their free electives.

Double degrees

Successful completion of the major can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the Bachelor of Commerce component in the following double degrees:

  • B2020 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Arts
  • B2021 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Biomedical Science
  • B2014 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Commerce Specialist
  • B2008 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Computer Science
  • B2006 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Global Studies
  • B2025 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Information Technology
  • B2022 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Music
  • B2023 Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Science
  • D3003 Bachelor of Education (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce
  • E3005 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce
  • L3005 Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce