Master of Commerce

UNSW Sydney

Type of institution: Higher Education Institutions
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00098G

This program has a long history of providing high quality, relevant education to graduates who are looking to further develop and broaden their skills and knowledge in business. Underpinning this reputation for excellence is a philosophy of continuous quality improvement. The program has been revised (with industry assistance) to meet changing market demands, altered business and operating requirements and an increasingly competitive job market. On completion of the program, graduates would have acquired the ability to apply concepts to contemporary business situations.

Designed for

Non-business graduates who want a high level business or management career, or business graduates interested in studying a new area of specialisation


12 courses (72 UOC): 2 compulsory core courses, 3 gateway courses, 6 specialisation courses and 1 capstone course


  • Accounting
  • Business Analytics
  • Business Law
  • Business Strategy
  • Economics and Finance
  • Enterprise Systems and Business Design
  • Finance
  • Global Sustainability and Social Enterprise
  • Human Resource Management
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • International Business
  • Management Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Organisation and Management Studies
  • Risk Management
  • Supply Chain Management

Standard entry requirements

A recognised bachelor degree (or equivalent qualification) with a credit average (65% or higher) as determined by the UNSW Postgraduate Coursework Entry Calculator.


Meet the education requirement of various professional bodies including Australian Computer Society (Information Systems), Australian Human Resources Institute (Human Resource Management), Australian Securities and Investment Commission (RG-146) (Finance), Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (Management Accounting), and SAS certification (Business Analytics).

Study pathways

Up to 4 courses (24 UOC) may be awarded based on previous business studies (bachelor or higher).

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Kensington International: $74,580 No
  • Full-time : 1.7 years
  • Part-time : 3 years

Further information

An applicant with an average mark obtained in a Bachelor degree (for Australian qualifications this would be in the range of 60-64%) may result, on a case by case basis, in an offer being made based on the following performance indicators: GMAT score of 600 or above; completion of other undergraduate, postgraduate or research qualifications; professional qualifications completed through relevant professional bodies, for example the Institute of Chartered Accountants or CPA Australia; relevant work experience is not a requirement but may be taken into consideration as an indicator of performance to support the application.

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