Commerce and Politics, Philosophy and Economics - B2047

The Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics double degree is designed to give you the analytical, conceptual and quantitative skills for a leadership position and career in policy development across a range of sectors and industries, both in Australia and across the globe.

You’ll explore core commerce principles, learn to apply your thinking in a commercial capacity to influence change and develop the intellectual and practical skills to drive solutions to global challenges. This exciting degree draws together perspectives from commerce, politics, philosophy and economics to prepare you for the challenges of tomorrow to make a real impact.

As part of your double degree you’ll have the opportunity to undertake an internship, participate in leadership development opportunities and network with business leaders. You’ll also be eligible for the Arts Global Immersion Guarantee, giving you the opportunity to spend two weeks studying overseas, with airfares and accommodation all covered as part of your degree.

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At a glance

Subject prerequisites
English Maths Sciences / Other
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Course Details

Location
  • On-campus at Clayton: Full time & part time
Duration
  • 4 years (full time)
  • 8 years (part time)
Qualification
Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics
Course Handbook

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Majors, extended majors and minors

In this course, you can choose from the following majors, extended majors and minors. Some are only available as minors or only in certain locations, so click through to see the full details.

Please select a specialisation for more details:

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements (Domestic students)

You need to satisfy all of the following requirements to be considered for entry into this course.

Qualifications

Equivalent Australian Year 12

Alternative qualifications and prerequisites

For other domestic and international qualification entry requirements and scores for this course use the study credit and admissions eligibility search.

English requirements

Applicants must also meet the English language requirements.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Extra Requirements

Students must complete a supplementary form providing information about interests and suitability for the course.

Double degree courses include the features of the component degree courses, except that electives may be reduced.

Commerce

The Bachelor of Commerce is a comprehensive course, structured in three equal parts. In the double degree course you complete the following two parts:

Part A. Commerce specified study

This will provide you with a broad foundation for your study of commerce and expose you to several commerce disciplines. This will contribute breadth to your knowledge of commerce and address the graduate course outcomes. It will also give you the opportunity to learn more about each discipline before finalising your choice of major.

Part B. Commerce listed major

This will provide you with a focused program of study that will develop your expertise in one discipline area. 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.

Politics, Philosophy and Economics

The Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics is a comprehensive course, structured in three equal parts. In the double degree course you complete the following two parts:

Part A. Analysis, strategy and leadership

You will develop a foundational understanding of politics, philosophy and economics as a complex phenomenon, its social, economic and political impact, and the advantages and limitations associated with different strategies to address it and the perspectives you need to make a real impact.

Part B. Politics, philosophy and economics (PPE) specialist knowledge

These units will provide in-depth knowledge of the specific facet of PPE that comprises your specialisation, providing you with the practical and theoretical skills and knowledge needed to critically analyse, communicate and apply your disciplinary knowledge.

Making the application

Future students

Semester one (February)

Applications for on campus studies should be made online through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre

Apply through VTAC

Semester two (July)

Apply directly to Monash using course code B2047.

Apply

Applications are strongly advised to complete the personal statement. This ensures all relevant information is considered in the selection proces

Current Monash students

You may apply to transfer from another Monash course. Transfers are a competitive process. You may apply mid-year for available courses however consideration will be given as to whether you will be able to follow your course progression.

Please note that if you apply for a course transfer, you should still enrol in your current course as if you were continuing so as not to jeopardise your enrolment in the Faculty if your transfer application is unsuccessful. More about Course Transfer...

Self assess for credit eligibility

Check for study credit using the "Credit search" link on the Credit for prior study page

Fees

Fees are subject to change annually.

Commonwealth supported place (CSP)

The average annual student contribution amount is:

A$14,630

Note: see information on how average fee is calculated.

Fee assistance

As a Commonwealth supported student, you may be able to either:

Scholarships

We offer over 360 types of scholarships, valued at up to $280,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.

Other fees

The Student Services and Amenities Fee applies to some students each calendar year.