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Business Management and Economics
Master of Commerce
Master of Commerce

Master of Commerce

  • ID:UWA610190
  • Level:Master's Degree
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$54,266.67
  • LivingFee/Year:$21,041.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$54,266.67
  • LivingFee/Year:$21,041.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
Estimated Total/program:
$113,756.51
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements 

(1) To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—For all specialisations excluding the Chartered Accounting specialisation

(1)(a) a Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;

and

(b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent;

or

(c) at least two years professional experience in a relevant occupation; or

(2)(a) completed a Graduate Certificate in Finance, or Graduate Certificate in Human Resources and Employment Relations, or Graduate Certificate in Business Information and Logistics Management, or Graduate Certificate in Commerce, or Graduate Certificate in Marketing, or Graduate Certificate in Economics at UWA.

For the Chartered Accounting specialisation

(3)(a) a Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;

and

(b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent.

English Requirements

Qualification through WACE, TEE or equivalent

  • Pass in English, English Literature, or English as a Second Language

GCE O-level (GCSE and IGCSE)

  • Minimum grade C / C6 in English, English Language, English (First Language) or English Literature.

  • Minimum grade A in IGCSE English as a Second Language, with grade 1(One) in Oral/Aural Communication.

  • Must be endorsed by CIE, OCR, Edexcel, AQA or other UK authority (independent and school-assessed O-levels are not sufficient).

TOEFL (paper-based)

  • 570 with a Test of Written English (TWE) of no less than 4.5

  • Scholarship applicants require 580, with 45 in the Test of Spoken English (TSE) and 4.5 in the Test of Written English (TWE)

IBT TOEFL (Internet-based test score): 82 with 22 for writing, 20 for speaking, 20 for listening, and 18 for reading

IELTS (Academic): 6.5 (no band lower than 6.0)

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English: C pass

Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English: B grade

CELT Bridging Course

Overall score of 70% with a minimum of 65% for each section

  • Law School requires an overall score of 80% with a minimum of 80% for reading and writing, and a minimum of 75% for speaking and listening.

  • Graduate School of Education requires an overall score of 75% with a minimum of 70% in reading and writing.

  • Dental School requires an overall score of 75% with a minimum of 70% in reading and writing.

  • UWA Business School requires an overall score of 70% with a minimum of 70% in reading and writing.

Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic): 

  • Overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 64 in the Reading and Writing sections, 59 in the Speaking section and 54 in the Listening section.

  • Law School requires an overall score of 70 with a minimum score of 70 in each section.

Other

  • Other qualifications assessed on an individual basis

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.

CRICOS CODE: 083272M

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Course structure details

Conversion

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:

Core

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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