This double degree combination offers you genuine breadth of choice, with 39 majors and minors across the arts, humanities and social sciences available to complement your studies in business.
Every industry needs people with strong business skills to manage, grow and improve the day-to-day operations of organisations and workforces. To keep up with this growing industry need, companies are looking for graduates with strong management and business administration skills.
NOTE: For learning outcomes and other relevant information of this double degree, refer to the single degree entries:
The requirements below detail what you must study in order to complete this double-degree course and receive the awards.
The course progression mapcourse progression map (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2019handbooks/maps/map-b2046.pdf) provides guidance on unit enrolment for each semester of study.
Units are 6 points unless otherwise specified. You must complete 192 points:
1. 96 points must be completed in Parts A and B as described below in B2007 Bachelor of Business Administration component, of which
- no more than 10 units (60 points) completed at level 1
- at least 6 units (36 points) completed at level 3.
2. 96 points must be completed in Parts A and B, as described below in A2000 Bachelor of Arts component, of which:
- no more than 36 points may be completed at level 1
- at least 24 points must be completed at level 3 Arts units.
Business Administration component
Bachelor of Business Administration is a comprehensive course, and in the double degree course you complete business specified study and a business listed major.
Part A. Business specified study (48 points)
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.
You must complete:
a. The following seven units (42 points):
b. One capstone unit, corporate project, international experience or internship unit (minimum 6 points) chosen from the units listed below.
If you are undertaking a major in accountancy do not complete this section b. The following units meet this course requirement: ACB3021 Performance measurement and control and ACB3050 Advanced financial accounting.
- BEX3150 Sustainability practice and organisations
- BEX3600 Current issues in business administration
- ACX3500 International study program in accounting
- BEX3622 Issues in global business
- BEX3722 Engaging with international business - Australia
- BEX3723 Engaging with international business - North America
- BEX3724 Engaging with international business - Asia
- BEX3725 Engaging with international business - Europe
- BEX3728Not offered in 2019 Engaging with international business (12 points)
- BFX3871 International study program in banking and finance
- MKX3521 Global study programs in marketing
Part B. Business listed major (48 points)
This will provide you with a focused program of study that will develop your expertise. 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.
You must complete at least one business listed major from those listed below. A major requires eight units with no more than two units (12 points) at level 1 credited to the major and at least three units (18 points) at level 3 credited to the major.
Depending on the major you choose, you may have already studied one of the required units as part of your business specified study. If so, you must complete an additional business unit offered on your campus of enrolment to have at least 96 points from the Faculty of Business and Economics.
If you intend to undertake an honours year, you should ensure you complete the specific units required for honours in your chosen major area of study.
Majors and minors
Refer also to the table of majors and minorsmajors and minors (http://monash.edu/pubs/2019handbooks/undergrad/bus-minor-major-extended-major-specialisation.html).
Bachelor of Arts is a comprehensive course and in the double degree course you complete Arts specified study and an Arts listed Major.
Part A. Arts specified study (48 points)
This will expose you to several arts disciplines areas of study contributing breadth to your knowledge of the arts, humanities and social sciences. It will also give you the opportunity to learn about several areas of study before finalising your choice of major and minor.
You must complete eight units selected from those listed under any major or minor offered in the Bachelor of Arts including at least one arts listed minor (24 points) in an area of study different to the chosen arts major from Part B. A minor requires four units with no more than two units (12 points) at level 1. You may replace the minor with a second arts major by using elective units available in Part A.
It is recommended that you complete level two units in more than one area of arts to give options for finalising their choice of major at level three.
Part B. Arts listed major (48 points)
This will provide you with a focused program of study that will develop your practical and theoretical skills and knowledge in one Faculty of Arts listed major area of study. You will learn to critically analyse, apply and communicate an advanced level of understanding of the concepts and theoretical frameworks that constitute the knowledge base of the area of study.
You must complete at least one arts listed major. A major requires eight units with no more than two units at level one (12 points) and at least three units (18 points) at level three.
If you intend to undertake an honours year you should ensure that you complete the specific units required as a pre-requisite for honours in the chosen major area of study.
Arts areas of study
Note: Psychology is taught by the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences.
You may be eligible to exit the double degree program and graduate with either a Bachelor of Business Administration or a Bachelor of Arts named degree after three years, depending on the units studied.
If you wish to graduate with a Bachelor of Business Administration prior to the completion of the double degree you 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 Administration.
If you wish to graduate with a Bachelor of Arts prior to the completion of the double degree you must have completed at least 144 points of studies, including all of the requirements in Part A, B and C for the Bachelor of Arts degree.
Bachelor of Business Administration
Successful completion of this course may provide a pathway to the one year honours program B3701 Bachelor of Commerce (Honours). To be eligible to apply for entry into the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), you must obtain a distinction grade average (70%) or above in 24 points of studies in relevant discipline units at level 3.
Bachelor of Arts
Successful completion of this course may provide a pathway to the one year honours program A3701 Bachelor of Arts (Honours). To be eligible to apply for entry into the Bachelor of Arts (Honours), you must have completed a major within your chosen honours area of study and obtained a distinction grade average (70%) or above in 24 points of studies in relevant units at level two and three, of which 24 points must be at level three in the major in which you wish to undertake honours. For some majors, completion of specific units or their equivalent are required for admission to honours. The details are provided with the requirements for each major to which this applies.
Master's accelerated pathway
If you are a high achieving student,and have completed all of the requirements for the Bachelor of Arts and are in good standing with the faculty, you may be able to progress to a master's course.