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, business law and taxation, econometrics, economics, finance, management and marketing.
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.
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.