- 2018

Undergraduate

Minor / Major

Commencement year

This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2018 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 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

Contact details

Monash Business SchoolMonash Business School (http://business.monash.edu/contact-us)

Location

Clayton

Management studies emphasises the development of conceptual frameworks and their application to complex management issues in a broad range of organisations, professions, and institutional contexts. Management studies will enhance your capacity to understand and interpret the assumptions behind and practical implications of different schools of thought in management theory, organisational behaviour, and strategic management. A management studies major will prepare you for professional and managerial roles within a range of occupations and industries.

Availability

Management studies is listed in the Bachelor of Commerce at Clayton as a major or minor.

Outcomes

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

  • construct conceptual management frameworks and use these to analyse and influence the resolution of complex issues in business, government and the professions.

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:

  1. The following four units (24 points):
  2. Four units (24 points) from the following, with at least two units (12 points) at level 3:

    Change leadership management:

    Human capital management:

    International management:

    • MGC2120 Managing international business
    • MGC2130 Asian management
    • MGC3120 International management

    Responsible management:

    • MGC3250 Management in small firms
    • MGC3950 Managing for sustainability
    • MGX3100 Management ethics and corporate governance

Minor requirements (24 points)

Students complete:

  • any four units (24 points) from the major with the prefix MGC or MGX offered at the Clayton campus, with at least two units (12 points) at level 2 or 3

Relevant courses

Bachelors

Single degrees

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

  • B2001 Bachelor of Commerce

Students in this course can complete the minor using 24 points of their free electives.*

Students in other single bachelor's degrees may be eligible to complete the minor or major by using 24 or 48 points of their free electives.

* Students cannot complete both the minor and major in the same area of study.

Double degrees

Successful completion of the minor or 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