Students who commenced study in 2016 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.
This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2016 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Business and Economics.
Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.
Admission and fees
4 years FT, 8 years PT
Students have a maximum of 10 years to complete this course.
Mode and location
Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Music
With this double degree in commerce and music you can follow your passion and gain essential skills that will help you take your music career to the next level, or pursue the commercial aspects of music.
You will receive a high-quality tertiary music education, specialising in performance, composition, creative music technology, or ethnomusicology and musicology. You'll combine this with a major in commerce, such as actuarial studies, finance, marketing science or management studies, perhaps to help you manage business requirements either for yourself or across the music industry.
Double degree courses include the features of the component degree courses, except that electives may be reduced.
B2001 Bachelor of Commerce is a comprehensive course, structured in three equal parts. In the double degree course you complete:
This will provide you with a broad foundation for your study of commerce and expose you to several commerce disciplines. This will contribute breadth to your knowledge of commerce and address the graduate course outcomes. It will also give you the opportunity to learn more about each discipline before finalising your choice of major.
This will provide you with a focused program of study that will develop your expertise in one discipline area. You will develop, apply and communicate an advanced level of understanding of the concepts and theoretical frameworks that constitute the knowledge base of your major area of study.
A2003 Bachelor of Music is a specialist course that develops through the three themes of music specialist study, music theory and ear training, and music context study.
This sequence of units will provide you with specialist skills to undertake a final examination either through performance with your chief instrument or voice, or through a folio of compositions, creative music technology media or written work. Performance and other applied electives are also available.
This will integrate the development of aural skills with the theoretical understanding of music through listening, analysis, performance, notation and composition.
These studies will expose you to the study of music and music making in various cultural, historical, social and professional settings through introductory units and a capstone experience.
Students must complete 192 points, of which 96 points are from the Bachelor of Commerce (including all the requirements in Part A and B for the single degree) and 96 points from the Bachelor of Music (including all of the requirements in Part A, B and C for the single degree).
The course progression mapscourse progression maps (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2016handbooks/maps/map-b2022.pdf) will assist you to plan to meet the course requirements, and guidance on unit enrolment for each semester of study.
Units are six credit points unless otherwise stated.
Students may be eligible to exit the double degree program and graduate with either a Bachelor of Commerce or a Bachelor of Music after three years, depending on the units studied.
Students who wish to graduate with a Bachelor of Commerce prior to the completion of the double degree must have completed at least 144 points of studies, including all of the requirements in Part A and B for the Bachelor of Commerce degree.
Students who wish to graduate with a Bachelor of Music prior to the completion of the double degree must have completed at least 144 points of studies, including all of the requirements for the Bachelor of Music degree.