Honours

Honours is an extra year of study that builds on the knowledge gained in your undergraduate degree and gives you the skills to undertake independent research.

Monash Business School offers a one-year, Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) program for selected students. Specialisations under the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) include accounting, econometrics , economics, finance , management and marketing .

Applicants must prepare and submit a candidate statement in which they are required to demonstrate that they possess the motivation and academic skills required to successfully complete the program. Admission is competitive and all applicants will be ranked and selected based on their entire academic record and candidate statement. For additional supporting documentation requirements refer to the specialisation link above.

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Honours applications close on Friday, 30 November 2018.

What are the benefits?

An honours degree gives you a competitive advantage in your career, and is the first step to pursuing further studies, such as master's degree or a PhD.

The honours program gives you the opportunity to study aspects of your undergraduate major in more depth. Some programs contain a mix of advanced theory, research training and research and some programs require you to complete coursework and a research project.

Monash University Jubilee Honours Scholarship

If you are thinking of, or have already submitted an honours application you should apply to be considered for a Monash University Jubileee Honours scholarship.  Scholarship applications close at 12pm midday sharp on 7 November 2018.

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Career opportunities

Honours graduates have special expertise valued by employers and therefore have a competitive advantage in the job market. The honours year also prepares you to undertake higher degrees by research including the MPhil or a PhD.