Master of Commerce (Extension)

UNSW Sydney

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

This program is designed with flexibility for graduate students who wish to transition from a non-commerce degree into a commerce/business discipline or who wish to transition from one discipline in a prior commerce degree to another. It provides students with a fundamental grounding in commerce/business, and allows them to study two specialist business disciplines, thereby gaining the depth and breadth of knowledge to work across diverse industries and organisation.

Designed for

Graduates with a non-business degree wanting a business or management career; or business graduates interested in additional knowledge in commerce


16 courses (96 UOC): 2 compulsory core courses, 3 gateway courses, 6 Specialisation courses and 1 capstone course, plus 4 additional courses to increase breadth or depth knowledge.


  • 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: $99,920 No

Further information

An applicant with an above 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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