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.
Behavioural commerce is listed in the Bachelor of Commerce at Clayton as a major.
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.
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.
- The following two units (12 points):
- Six units (36 points) from the following, with at least three units (18 points) at level 3:
- ECC2600 Behavioural economics
- ECC3600 Experimental economics
- MGC2230 Organisational behaviour
- MGC3130 The management of change
- MGX3991 Leadership principles and practices
- MKC2110 Buyer behaviour in marketing
- PSY2061 Biological psychology
- PSY2071 Developmental psychology
- PSY3041 Psychological testing, theories of ability and ethics
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.
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