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, City (Melbourne))
Bachelor of Accounting
Bachelor of Banking and Finance
Bachelor of Business
Bachelor of International Business
Bachelor of Marketing
The business specialist award conferred depends on the specialisation completed.
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.
Businesses require people with range of different skills and knowledge to keep them running profitably. This double degree in business gives you the opportunity to do more - you can study complementary areas to give you a genuine depth of study across business disciplines, build your portfolio of skills by studying different disciplines, and tailor your degree to increase your employability.
Your specialist studies will prepare you for a career as an accountant, marketer or banking and Finance professional, while your business majors will give you additional skills to pursue expert roles in that industry, or give you the skills to work across industries.
Refer to the faculty's Professional recognitionProfessional recognition (https://business.monash.edu/programs/undergraduate-programs/after-you-graduate/professional-recognition) web page for information about specific units that may be required for professional recognition.
Double degree courses include the features of the component degree courses, except that electives may be reduced.
B2000 Bachelor of Business is a comprehensive course, structured in three equal parts. In the double degree course you complete:
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.
B2003 Bachelor of Business Specialist is a specialist course that develops through the themes of foundation business knowledge, specialist discipline knowledge and capstone experience.
Part A. Foundation business knowledge
This will provide you with a study of accounting, economics and econometrics disciplines and the impact they have on decision making in organisations.
Part B. Specialist discipline knowledge
These studies will develop your capacity as a critical and creative professional who is able to apply your knowledge of your specialisation to provide discipline based solutions for business. Units contained within the discipline specialisation may meet the requirements for professional accreditation bodies.
Part C. Capstone experience
The capstone unit will consolidate your knowledge and skills acquired through the study of your specialisation and provide experience in multi-disciplinary processes and decision making.
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 Business Specialist (including all of the requirements in Part A, B and C for the single degree).
The course progression mapscourse progression maps (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2017handbooks/maps/map-b2013.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.
Students may be eligible to exit the double degree program and graduate with either a Bachelor of Business or a Bachelor of Business Specialist named degree 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 Part A and B for the Bachelor of Business degree.
Students who wish to graduate with a Bachelor of Business Specialist prior to the completion of the double degree must have completed at least 144 points of studies, including all of the requirements in Part A, B and C for the Bachelor of Business specialisation.