Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Honours) - 2018

Honours - Course

Commencement year

This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2018 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Business and Economics.

Other commencement years for this course: 2017

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


Admission and fees


Course type

One-year honours

Standard duration

1 year FT, 2 years PT

Full-time study only.

You 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. You 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 (

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

  1. be a critical and creative scholar who:
    • produces innovative solutions to problems
    • analyses evidence and information in a systematic manner
    • communicates ideas and results effectively and perceptively to diverse audiences
    • acquires reflective skills conducive to the development of lifelong learning
    • is an independent scholar able to acquire and deploy new skills in a sound, evidence-based approach to business challenges
  2. be a responsible and effective global citizen who:
    • engages in an internationalised world
    • exhibits cross cultural competence
    • demonstrates ethical values
    • accommodates competing viewpoints and achieves collaborative outcomes
  3. demonstrate proficiencies and competencies in at least one discipline specific area and be able to provide solutions relevant to the business, government and communities that you serve
  4. be a committed scholar and practitioner able to collaborate with others to foster social responsibility
  5. have the ability to undertake research informed by advanced studies in a specific 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)

You must complete:

  • BEW4100 Research project and report (24 points)

Part B. Coursework (24 points)

You must complete:

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.