Honours degree of Bachelor of Business Science for 2014

At a glance

Career opportunities

This programme is for students hungry for knowledge, wishing to develop their critical thinking and analysis, and passionate about adding sustainable value globally and locally.

Graduates, who are sought after for their specialist expertise, will have comprehensive and relevant business-related research skills, the ability to contribute to meeting key global business and society challenges, and a clear pathway to academic or industry research careers.

Professional recognition

Monash's Faculty of Business and Economics has been awarded international business school accreditation by the Brussels based European Quality Improvement System, better known as EQUIS. The accreditation establishes us as one of the world's leading higher education institutions in management and business.

Why study Honours degree of Bachelor of Business Science?

The Bachelor of Business Sciences Honours degree has been designed specifically with Monash South Africa students in mind. It offers the opportunity for advanced study in the specialist business areas of marketing and management in an intensively-supported and well-structured advanced programme of independent study that is locally relevant but globally focused.

We run a range of workshops before and during the academic year to provide additional support to your study programme. These cover areas such as SPSS (predictive analytics software) and statistics, using databases, applying for ethical clearance, writing a research proposal, and writing articles.

Honours means opportunity - students who receive first class honours will be invited to apply for a PhD programme at Monash's Australian or Malaysian campuses.

Entry requirements

View entry requirements and applications for domestic students

Duration

1 year full-time

Fees for 2014

Fees are subject to change annually.

R 43,200 per annum

Intakes

First Semester (March), Second Semester (July)

Attendances

  • On-campus at South Africa : full-time

Course code: 4414

Find out more

Inquire now   Apply now   Entry requirements  

South Africa Student Inquiries
Telephone: +27 11 950 4009
Email: inquiries@monash.ac.za

Entry requirements

View entry requirements and applications for international students

Duration

1 year full-time

Fees for 2014

Fees are subject to change annually.

International fee per 48 credit points
48 credit points represents a standard full-time course load for a year

R 43,200 per annum

Intakes

First Semester (March)
Second Semester (July)

Attendances

  • On-campus at South Africa : full-time

Course code: 4414

Find out more

Inquire now   Apply now   Entry requirements  

South Africa Student Inquiries
Telephone: +27 11 950 4009
Email: inquiries@monash.ac.za

Admissions information for domestic students

Entry requirements

Minimum entrance requirements

Our classes are taught and assessed in English. View the English language requirementsEnglish language requirements (http://www.monash.ac.za/study/courses/english-language-req.html).

COURSE LEVEL ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS
To be considered for admission to the Bachelor of Business Science honours program you must have completed a bachelor degree from Monash or an equivalent university or institute, and have completed a major (eight units up to year three of your degree) in marketing or management (including management sub-fields such as human resource management and tourism management).

All students must have completed a mathematics or statistics unit equivalent to Monash unit ETW1102 Business statistics. If you haven't studied a unit equivalent to ETW1102 you may be required to complete additional units.

Monash students:
You must have a minimum credit average (70% or above) in the final two years of your undergraduate degree in units relevant to your honours program.

Other institution students:
You must have a minimum distinction average (70% or above) in the main subjects of the discipline area.

Applications

30 November each year is the closing date for applications for Honours. Applicants will only receive feedback after the closing date.

More information can be found by visiting How to applyHow to apply (http://www.monash.ac.za/prospective/admissions/)

Semester one (March)

Applicants for the South Africa campus should apply directly to the campus. More information can be found by visiting the campus websitecampus website (http://www.monash.ac.za).

Semester two (July)

Applicants for the South Africa campus should apply directly to the campus. More information can be found by visiting the campus websitecampus website (http://www.monash.ac.za).

Admissions information for international students

Entry requirements

International entry requirements

Our classes are taught and assessed in English. View the English language requirementsEnglish language requirements (http://www.monash.ac.za/study/courses/english-language-req.html).

COURSE LEVEL ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS
To be considered for admission to the Bachelor of Business Science honours program you must have completed a bachelor degree from Monash or an equivalent university or institute, and have completed a major (eight units up to year three of your degree) in marketing or management (including management sub-fields such as human resource management and tourism management).

All students must have completed a mathematics or statistics unit equivalent to Monash unit ETW1102 Business statistics. If you haven't studied a unit equivalent to ETW1102 you may be required to complete additional units.

Monash students:
You must have a minimum credit average (70% or above) in the final two years of your undergraduate degree in units relevant to your honours program.

Other institution students:
You must have a minimum distinction average (70% or above) in the main subjects of the discipline area.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Applications

30 November each year is the closing date for applications for Honours. Applicants will only receive feedback after the closing date.

More information can be found by visiting How to applyHow to apply (http://www.monash.ac.za/prospective/admissions/)

MANAGEMENT

Management is the process by which organisational goals are attained through integrating human activity. It is largely about people and human endeavour. The curriculum has a strong international content, while also embracing themes and problems relevant to the African region and countries and the major issues of our time. You will be equipped to live, learn, work and contribute globally with this major that provides the body of knowledge for future managers.

MARKETING

Identifying and satisfying customer needs profitably form the basis of marketing. It includes creating, communicating, delivering and exchanging goods and services that have value to potential customers and, often, building strong relationships between an organisation and its customers. It can include market research, product development and communication strategies as well as product delivery logistics.