Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Arts - 2018

Undergraduate - Course

Commencement year

This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2018 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Arts.

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

Course code

B2019

Credit points

192

Abbreviated title

BBus/BA

CRICOS code

077153B

Managing faculty

Business and Economics

Partner faculty

Arts

Coordinator

Associate Professor Colin Jevons

Contact details

Tel: 1800 MONASH (1800 666 274); Web: Faculty of ArtsFaculty of Arts (http://artsonline.monash.edu.au) or Faculty of Business and EconomicsFaculty of Business and Economics (http://www.buseco.monash.edu.au/findoutmore/current-students.html)

Admission and fees

Australia

Course type

Comprehensive/Comprehensive
Bachelor/Bachelor

Standard duration

4 years FT, 8 years PT

Students have a maximum of 10 years to complete this course including any periods of intermission and suspension, and must be continuously enrolled throughout.

Mode and location

On-campus (Caulfield)

Business studies must be completed at Caulfield campus; Arts studies can be completed at any campus where the Bachelor of Arts is offered, but you should be aware of the teaching location as this may require travel to another campus.

Award

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Business

Alternative exits

Students may exit the double degree course with the award for one of the single degrees. Refer to 'Alternative exits' entry below for further requirements and details.

Description

By studying business and arts together you are opening up a world of opportunity. The course enables you to study complementary subjects to help improve your employability, and develop core business skills that can be used in artistic arenas. It's also a great combination if you haven't decided on a career just yet, because it gives you the best of both worlds.

With this double degree, you'll have genuine diversity of choice, with more than 50 majors and minors on offer. Combine criminology and accounting to give you the skills to pursue a career as a forensic investigator; mix psychology and human resource management to pursue a business career that focuses on understanding how people think; or group business law and theatre studies to give you an edge in the film and entertainment industries.

Professional recognition

Subject to unit choice, the Bachelor of Business degree is accredited by relevant Australian professional bodies. Refer to the Monash Business School professional recognitionprofessional recognition (http://www.monash.edu/business/future-students/undergraduate-study-options/after-you-graduate/professional-recognition) page.

Structure

Double degree courses include the features of the component degree courses, except that electives may be reduced.

Business

B2000 Bachelor of Business is a comprehensive course, structured in three equal parts. In the double degree course you complete the following two parts:

Part A. Business specified study

This will provide you with a broad foundation for your study of business and expose you to several business disciplines. It will contribute breadth to your knowledge of business and develop your understanding of multi-disciplinary decision making in organisations. It will also give you the opportunity to learn more about each discipline before finalising your choice of major.

Part B. Business listed 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.

Arts

A2000 Bachelor of Arts is a comprehensive course, structured in three equal parts. In the double degree course you complete the following two parts:

Part A. Arts specified study

This will expose you to several arts discipline areas of study contributing breadth to your knowledge of the arts, humanities and social sciences. It will also give you the opportunity to learn about several areas of study before finalising your choice of major and minor.

Part B. Arts listed major

This will provide you with a focused program of study that will develop your practical and theoretical skills and knowledge in one Faculty of Arts listed major area of study. You will learn to critically analyse, apply and communicate an advanced level of understanding of the concepts and theoretical frameworks that constitute the knowledge base of the area of study.

Requirements

Students must complete 192 points, of which 96 points are from the Bachelor of Business (including all the requirements in Part A and B for the single degree) and 96 points from the Bachelor of Arts (including all the requirements in Part A and B for the single degree).

The course progression mapcourse progression map (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2018handbooks/maps/map-b2019.pdf) will assist you to plan to meet the course requirements, and guidance on unit enrolment for each semester of study.

Units are 6 credit points unless otherwise stated.

Alternative exits

Students may be eligible to exit the double degree program and graduate with either a Bachelor of Business or a Bachelor of Arts after three years, depending on the units studied.

Students who wish to graduate with a Bachelor of Business prior to the completion of the double degree must have completed at least 144 points of studies, including all of the requirements in Parts A and B for the Bachelor of Business degree.

Students who wish to graduate with a Bachelor of Arts prior to the completion of the double degree must have completed at least 144 points of studies, including all of the requirements in Parts A and B for the Bachelor of Arts degree.