Master of Commerce
(16 subjects)

CRICOS Course Code: 052191B

Broaden your knowledge of contemporary business

Develop exceptional career skills in management, marketing, IT, finance or HR with this 16-subject Master of Commerce. This program is taught at Charles Sturt University Study Centres in Melbourne or Sydney

Duration

2 years

Locations

Start dates

  • July 2020
  • November 2020

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Entry requirements and fees

Find out more about entry requirements and fees for this course.

About the course

The 16-subject Master of Commerce is for international students with an undergraduate degree from an Australian college or university or an equivalent bachelor's from another country. Your bachelor's can be in any discipline.

You can tailor this course to your career goals, with the option to specialise in Finance, General Management, Human Resource Management, IT, Marketing and Strategic Management. You will also learn fundamental interpersonal skills and problem solving techniques relevant for business. 

What will you study?

You will study 16 subjects during this two-year program. You can either choose:

  • one or more specialisations
  • or select subjects from a variety of discipline areas. 
  • Subjects
    Subject Code
    Business Accounting and Finance ACC501
    Management Accounting for Costs and Control ACC512
    Financial Accounting ACC514
    Accounting and Finance ACC515
    Current Developments in Accounting Thought ACC518
    Decision Support Tools ACC544
    Accounting Systems and Processes ACC566
    Financial Accounting 2 ACC567
    Auditing ACC568
    Business Economics ECO501
    Corporate Finance FIN516
    International Financial Management FIN518
    Financial Markets and Instruments FIN530
    Investments Analysis FIN531
    Financial Planning FIN560
    Human Resource Management HRM502
    International Human Resource Management HRM514
    Advanced Studies in Industrial Relations HRM523
    Strategic Human Resource Management HRM528
    Organisational Behaviour HRM552
    Training and Development Environment HRM560
    ICT Project Management ITC505
    Linux Security Administration ITC514
    Data Mining and Visualisation for Business Intelligence ITC516
    IT Infrastructure Management ITC540
    Computer Organisation and Architecture ITC544
    Information Security ITC595
    IT Risk Management ITC596
    Cloud Computing ITC561
    Cloud Security and Privacy ITC568
    IT Management Issues ITC563
    Internet of Things ITC560
    Business and Corporations Law 1 LAW504
    Taxation 1 LAW505
    Management Theory and Practice MGT501
    Managing Quality and Innovation MGT505
    Strategic Management MGT510
    International Business MGT530
    Leadership - A critical Perspective MGT536
    Entrepreneurship Project MGT537
    Management of Change MGT540
    Marketing Management MKT501
    Customer Behaviour MKT510
    Managing Product and Service Innovation MKT520
    Digital and Social Media Marketing MKT525
    Global Marketing MKT550
    Big Data and Marketing Analytics MKT563
    Integrated Marketing Communications MKT570

Specialisations

You can undertake one or more specialisations from the list below. To complete a specialisation, you must complete four of the subjects listed against each specialisation. 

  • Digital, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    Choose three subjects from this list:

    Subject Code
    Managing Quality and Innovation MGT505
    Entrepreneurship Project MGT537
    Digital and Social Media Marketing MKT525
    Big Data and Marketing Analytics MKT563
    Data Mining and Visualisation for Business Intelligence ITC516

    You may be required to study these subjects in distance education mode.

    Not all subjects may be offered at Charles Sturt University Study Centres.

    Not all subjects are offered each session.

  • Finance

    Choose four subjects from this list:

    Subject Code
    Corporate Finance (compulsory) FIN516 
    International Financial Management FIN518
    Financial Markets and Instruments FIN530
    Investments Analysis FIN531
    Financial Planning FIN560

    *You may be required to study these subjects in distance education mode.

    Not all subjects may be offered at Charles Sturt University Study Centres.

    Not all subjects are offered each session.

  • General Management

    Choose four subjects from this list:

    Subject Code
    Contemporary Management   MGT501 
    Marketing Management  MKT501 
    Business Accounting and Finance
    ACC501
    Human Resource Management
    HRM502
    International Business
    MGT530
    Strategic Management
    MGT510

    You may be required to study these subjects in distance education mode.

    Not all subjects may be offered at Charles Sturt University Study Centres.

    Not all subjects are offered each session.

  • HR Management

    Choose four subjects from this list:

    Subject Code
    Human Resource Management (compulsory)   
    International Human Resource Management
    HRM514 
    Advanced Studies in Industrial Relations HRM523
    Strategic Human Resource Management
    HRM528 
    Organisational Behaviour
    HRM552 
    Training and Development Environment
    HRM560

    You may be required to study these subjects in distance education mode.

    Not all subjects may be offered at Charles Sturt University Study Centres.

    Not all subjects are offered each session.

  • Information Technology

    Choose four subjects from this list:

    Subject Code
    Infrastructure Management PG ITC540
    Information Security ITC595
    IT Risk Management ITC596
    Cloud Computing ITC561
    Cloud Security and Privacy ITC568
    IT Management Issues ITC563
    Internet of Things ITC560
    Project Management ITC505

    You may be required to study these subjects in distance education mode.

    Not all subjects may be offered at Charles Sturt University Study Centres.

    Not all subjects are offered each session.

  • International Management

    Complete the following four subjects:

    Subject Code
    International Human Resource Management HRM514
    International Business MGT530
    Global Marketing MKT550
    Strategic Management MGT510

    You may be required to study these subjects in distance education mode.

    Not all subjects may be offered at Charles Sturt University Study Centres.

    Not all subjects are offered each session.

  • Marketing

    Choose four subjects from this list:

    Subject Code
    Marketing Management MKT501
    Consumer Behaviour MKT510
    Managing Product and Service Innovation MKT520
    Digital and Social Media Marketing MKT525
    Marketing Strategy MKT540
    Global Marketing MKT550
    Integrated Marketing Comms MKT570
    Integrated Marketing Comms MKT570

    You may be required to study these subjects in distance education mode.

    Not all subjects may be offered at Charles Sturt University Study Centres.

    Not all subjects are offered each session.

  • Strategic Management

    Choose four subjects from this list:

    Subject Code
    Strategic Management (compulsory)  MGT510 
    Contemporary Management MGT501
    Management of Change MGT540
    Strategic Human Resource Management HRM528
    Entrepreneurship Project MGT537

    You may be required to study these subjects in distance education mode.

    Not all subjects may be offered at Charles Sturt University Study Centres.

    Not all subjects are offered each session.

Progression

If you successfully complete the Master of Commerce, you may receive credit for up to eight subjects towards the Charles Sturt MBA. You should declare your plan to continue on to the MBA when you enrol for the Master of Commerce, to make sure you take the correct subjects. If you don’t have an Australian bachelor’s degree in business (or equivalent), you will be required to pass the Graduate Certificate of Commerce before being admitted to the MBA program, with or without credit.

Career opportunities

Gain the technical knowledge required for a range of senior positions within specialist areas, including:

  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Technology
  • International Management
  • Marketing
  • Strategic Management.

Postgraduate entry requirements

Check the English language and academic entry requirements you need to meet in order to be accepted in to your chosen postgraduate course.

Fees

Find out the tuition fees and other costs for your chosen postgraduate program at Charles Sturt University Study Centres.

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