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Master of Commerce
Master of Commerce

Master of Commerce

  • ID:UWA610190
  • Level:Master's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements


English Requirements

  • Internet-based Test (iBT): An overall score of 82 with a minimum score of: 22 in the Writing section; 18 in the Reading section; 20 in the Speaking section; and 20 in the Listening 

  • IELTS (Academic) including IELTS for UKVI (Academic): Minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 (must include Academic Reading and Writing modules)

  • PTE (Academic): Postgraduate Research Studies applicants: An overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 64 in the reading and writing sections, and no less than 54 in the other sections.

Course Information

The Master of Commerce is ideal for recent graduates seeking to develop further expertise to pursue careers in business and can boost employment opportunities around the world through the UWA Business School's international accreditations and corporate supporters.

It is suited both to graduates with a non-business degree seeking a postgraduate qualification in business, as well as business graduates wanting to add new areas of specialisation to their skill set. You’ll complete core units in ethics, economics, financial accounting, global business, management, and marketing.

In addition, the Master of Commerce gives you the scope to specialise in:

  • Accounting

  • Business Information and Logistics Management

  • Economics

  • Employment Relations

  • Finance

  • Human Resource Management

  • Management

  • Marketing

The flexible course structure gives you the choice of combining two specialisations, completing more extensive study in one specialisation, or combining one specialisation with an array of electives from across the other specialisations. Career opportunities are vast and depend on your choice of specialisation. The flexible structure enables you to design the course to suit your career interests.


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Course structure details


Students who have not completed the Bachelor of Commerce, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty, may be required to complete relevant conversion units up to the value of 24 points, as advised by the Faculty:


Take all units (12 points):

  • MGMT5511 Introduction to Global Business (6)

  • MGMT5526 Principles for Responsible Management (6)

Option - Group 1

Take units up to the value of 12 points from group 1 or 2 or options up to the value of 12 points chosen from groups A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H and I.

  • BUSN5100 Applied Professional Business Communications (6)

  • MGMT5504 Data Analysis and Decision Making (6)

Option - Group 2

Take unit(s) to the value of 6 points:

  • SVLG5003 Wicked Problems (6)

  • WILG5001 Professional Development Practicum A (6)

Option - Group 3

Take units to the value of 0-6 points, as advised by the Faculty.

  • BUSN5506 Business Research Project (6)

Accounting specialisation

Take units to the value of 24 points and units to the value of 24 points chosen from either group B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I OR take units to the value of at least 24 points and units chosen from groups B, C, D, E, F, G, H and I sufficient to bring the total to 48 points.

  • ACCT5511 Intermediate Corporate Financial Accounting (6)

  • ACCT5521 Advanced Corporate Financial Accounting (6)

  • ACCT5522 Principles of Auditing (6)

  • ACCT5531 Financial Accounting: Theory and Practice (6)

  • ACCT5633 Accounting for Planning and Control (6)

  • ACCT5637 Principles of Taxation (6)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Accountant

  • Advertising Professional

  • Advertising and Public Relations Manager

  • Analyst

  • Arts Administrator or Manager

  • Business Administration Manager

  • Contract, Program and Project Administrators

  • Customer Service Manager

  • Finance Manager

  • Academic

  • Financial Institution Branch Manager

  • Human Resource Professional

  • Management Consultant

  • Market Research Analyst

  • Marketing Specialist

  • Network Administrator

  • Network Analyst

  • Policy Analyst

  • Policy and Planning Manager

  • Program or Project Manager

  • Research and Development Manager

  • University Lecturer

  • Web Administrator

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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