Monash University

Undergraduate - Course

Students who commenced study in 2015 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.

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This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2015 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Business and Economics.

If you are seeking to commence your studies in 2016, please visit our new Find A Course for 2016.

Course code1941
Managing facultyBusiness and Economics
Partner facultyArts
Abbreviated titleBBusCom/BComn
CRICOS code039972D
Total credit points required192
Standard duration of study (years)4 years FT, 8 years PT
Study mode and locationOn-campus (Malaysia)
Admission, fee and application details
Contact details


Course coordinator

Associate Professor Shanthy Rachagan


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


The Bachelor of Business and Commerce is designed to provide maximum flexibility and to allow depth and breadth in the study of the major business and commerce discipline areas. Its structure provides the capacity to tailor applications and focus in different contexts and different environments while ensuring knowledge of the theory, principles and core elements in the relevant discipline areas.

The Bachelor of Communication is concerned with both new and traditional communications technologies such as print, film, television and electronic media. It explores the practical operations of mass communications technologies as well as their social and cultural aspects.


Students must complete 96 points from the Faculty of Business and Economics and 96 points from the Faculty of Arts as outlined in the following single degrees:

  • 2224 Bachelor of Business and Commerce
  • 2476 Bachelor of Communication.

In the businessand commerce component of this double degree students cannot take units from:

  • faculties other than Business and Economics
  • campuses other than Malaysia.

In the communication component of this double degree students may select elective unit/s:

  • from any campus, but should be aware of the teaching location as this may require travel to another campus and have timetabling implications
  • offered in off-campus mode (Note: The number of off-campus units permitted for international students is limited).

Refer to the single degrees for all information and requirements for this double-degree course.


Bachelor of Business and Commerce
Bachelor of Communication