Honours - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2015 should refer to this area of study 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 area of study.

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Managing facultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Campus(es)Caulfield, Clayton


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


The Department of Management runs an honours program for students interested in pursuing further study in the field of management. Honours students will enable you to further develop your knowledge, strengthen your research and analytical skills and provide you with a pathway to a PhD and an academic career. Honours studies also give you a competitive edge in the job market.


To complete the management major in the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), students must complete:

Five compulsory units (48 points):

  • MGX4000 Introductory management research methods
  • MGX4100 Perspectives and paradigms in management theory
  • MGX4200 Data analysis for organisational research
  • MGX4300 Contemporary issues in management
  • MGX4400 Research thesis (24 points)

Students must have their enrolment approved by the head, or nominees of the Department of Management.

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Relevant courses

0181 Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)