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 Education.

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

Course codeD3004
Managing facultyEducation
Partner facultyArts
Abbreviated titleBEd(Hons)/BMus
CRICOS code082364D
Total credit points required216
Standard duration of study (years)4 years FT

Full-time study only. Course equivalent to 4.5 years of full-time study. To complete in 4 years students overload by 12 points in second year and 12 points in third year. This course of study must be completed in a minimum of 4 years and a maximum of 10 years, and enrolment must be continuous.

Study mode and locationOn-campus (Clayton)

This course requires students to undertake off-campus professional experience.

Admission, fee and application details
Contact details

Monash Connect: 1800 MONASH (1800 666 274)

Faculty of EducationFaculty of Education (

Course coordinator

Student advisersStudent advisers (


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


Students must complete 108 points from the Faculty of Education and 108 points from the Faculty of Arts as outlined in the following single degrees:

  • D3001 Bachelor of Education (Honours)
  • 0821 Bachelor of Music.

Refer to the:

(a.) single degree entries in this Handbook for all information and requirements for this double-degree course:

(b.) course mapscourse maps ( for guidance on how to plan your unit enrolment for each semester of study.

Progression to further studies

Students may apply for admission to an honours program in the Faculty of Arts following the completion of this double degree or an approved combination of at least 144 points of units including all of the music requirements for the single degree.

Relevant honours

  • 0822 Bachelor of Music (Honours)

Alternative exit(s)

Students may exit this course early and apply to graduate with either of the following, provided they have satisfied the requirements for that award:

  • Bachelor of Education Studies* after successful completion of 144 credit points of study (a minimum of 48 credit points must be at level 3 or higher)
  • Bachelor of Music.

* Note: This exit award does not qualify graduates to be registered or employed as teachers.


Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Primary Education
Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Secondary Education
Bachelor of Music

The education award conferred depends on the specialisation completed.