B3702 - Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Honours) - 2017

Honours - Course

Commencement year

This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2017 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Business and Economics.

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

Course code


Credit points


Abbreviated title


Managing faculty

Business and Economics


Dr Uma Devi Jogulu

Contact details

Visit http://www.buseco.monash.edu.au/findoutmore/current-students.html

Admission and fees


Course type

One-year honours

Standard duration

1 year FT

Full-time study only.

Students have a maximum of 2 years to complete this course including any periods of intermission and suspension, and must be continuously enrolled throughout.

Mode and location

On-campus (Malaysia)


Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Honours)


This course has been especially designed to offer selected students the opportunity for advanced study in one of the specialist business areas offered by the Faculty of Business and Economics. Students will learn how to conduct business-related research at an advanced level.


  • Accountancy
  • Applied economics
  • Banking and financial management
  • Business analytics
  • Business law and taxation
  • Econometrics and business statistics
  • International business management
  • Management
  • Strategic marketing


These course outcomes are aligned with the Australian Qualifications Framework level 8 and Monash Graduate AttributesAustralian Qualifications Framework level 8 and Monash Graduate Attributes (http://monash.edu/pubs/handbooks/alignmentofoutcomes.html).

Upon successful completion of this course it is expected that you will:

  1. be critical and creative scholars who:
    • produce innovative solutions to problems
    • apply research skills to business challenges
    • communicate effectively and perceptively
  2. be responsible and effective global citizens who:
    • engage in an internationalised world
    • exhibit cross cultural competence
    • demonstrate ethical values
  3. have comprehensive understanding of their discipline and be able to provide discipline based solutions relevant to the business, professional and public policy communities that we serve
  4. have capacity to integrate and synthesise knowledge from across disciplines to create innovative appilcations in organsational settings
  5. have an ability to undertake research informed by advanced studies in their discipline.


This course consists of a combination of coursework and research units. In the coursework component you will develop advanced theoretical and/or technical knowledge of your discipline and appropriate research methodologies. In the research component you will plan and execute a research project under the individual guidance of an academic supervisor.


This course comprises 48 points: Part A: Research (24 points) and Part B: Coursework (24 points).

Units are 6 points unless otherwise indicated.

Part A. Research (24 points)

Students complete:

  • BEW4100 Research project and report (24 points)

Part B. Coursework (24 points)

Students complete:

With the approval of the course director, one or both of the directed studies units may be replaced by approved level 4 units where available.

Progression to further studies

Satisfactory completion of this course may provide credit toward a Monash masters by coursework degree and will provide the preparation necessary to undertake a master's by research or a doctoral (PhD) degree.