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Monash University

Melbourne , Victoria ,Australia

Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)

Honors 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. Students in our honors program are exposed to the latest research and cutting edge developments in their field of study.

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

Monash Business School offers a one-year, Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) program for selected students. The honors program gives you the opportunity to study aspects of your undergraduate major in more depth.

Programs contain a mix of advanced theory, research training, a research project or thesis and coursework units.

Specializations under the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) include accounting, econometrics, economics, finance, management, and marketing.

Honors graduates have special expertise valued by employers and therefore have a competitive advantage in the job market. The honors year also prepares you to undertake higher degrees by research including the Master of Philosophy or Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.).

Campus Information


Clayton campus has around 26,000 students and is the largest of all eight campuses. It is located 20km south-east of Melbourne.


Caulfield campus is Monash University's second largest campus, nine kilometres south-east of Melbourne.


  • Feb

Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Application Process

offer letter
15 Days
Confirmation from the university
20 Days
Visa Processing
20 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Before you apply to come to Monash on exchange or study abroad, you should check that you meet the following entry requirements. You must:

  • have completed at least one full year at your home university
  • have achieved a minimum GPA of 3.0 or 60 percent or equivalent
  • meet our English language requirements.


Successful completion of an Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent) including a major in their chosen honors area of study with a distinction grade average (70 percent) or above in 24 points of studies in relevant discipline units at level three. For some majors, completion of specific units, or their equivalent, are also required for admission to honors. The details are provided with the requirements for each major to which this applies.