The Master of Commerce (Extension) at UNSW Sydney strengthens your Commerce major with a second specialisation. The two-year degree develops the depth and breadth of industry knowledge needed to launch into a new career direction. Identify complex business challenges, opportunities for disruption and innovative solutions - with a global mindset. The knowledge gained will build the expertise required to excel in your career.
As a graduate of the Master of Commerce (Extension), you will hit the ground running in a new direction with real-world work experiences, workplace connections and a comprehensive industry understanding.
Why choose this master’s degree?
Achieve professional advantage, accreditation or career change. The additional electives in the UNSW Master of Commerce (Extension) develop a deep or broad level of expertise in your chosen fields. Select up to two areas of specialisation from:
Depending on the chosen major, graduates are accredited towards professional recognition with industry bodies including the Australian Human Resources Institute, Australian Securities and Investment Commission, CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, ACCA and Institute of Public Accountants.
UNSW Business School students have exclusive access to
Career Accelerator, a portfolio of professional development opportunities that include:
UNSW Business School degrees are shaped by industry leaders and world-class academics who recognise the future will present career opportunities that don’t exist today. The skills and insights gained from your Master of Commerce (Extension) can have an immediate positive effect on your career.
This degree can typically be completed in two years or less, with recognition of prior learning. Professional accreditation is available in several specialisations as well as the opportunity for international exposure and experience. This Master’s degree is
approved by Centrelink – eligible students can receive financial assistance.
Who is this degree for?
Graduates with a non-business degree seeking a postgraduate degree in business Business graduates interested in a new specialisation or additional knowledge in a business field
Job and career prospects
Depending on your specialisation(s), there is a wide range of career opportunities available, including:
- Business Analyst
- Business Development Manager
- Commercialisation Manager
- Compliance Manager
- Customer Experience Manager
- Data Analyst
- Data Scientist
- Digital Innovation Manager
- Financial Advisor
- Financial Technology Developer
- Funds Manager
- Human Resource Consultant
- Investment Banker
- Marketing Analyst
- Management Accountant
- Management Analyst
- Marketing or Brand Manager
- People and Culture Specialist
- Portfolio Manager
- Product Manage
- Regulatory Officer
- Risk Analyst
- Social Entrepreneur
- Stakeholder Engagement Manager
- Systems Analyst
- Venture Capitalist
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Why the Business School?
UNSW Business School is a leading business school in the Asia-Pacific, with our subjects consistently ranking within the top 50 worldwide. Within Australia we rank 1st for Accounting and Finance, and 2nd for Business and Management studies. Worldwide, these subjects rank within the Top 50 along with Economics and Econometrics, and Computer Science and Information Systems.
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Our students build professional networks among more than 90,000 Business School alumni worldwide and begin their new career before graduation. This postgraduate degree incorporates a suite of professional development opportunities offered by
Career Accelerator, that are exclusive to UNSW’s Business School students. Career Accelerator helps you build industry connections through
mentoring, and you can undertake
global business practicums for credit towards your degree.