The Master of Commerce, UNSW Sydney is a fast-track to achieving your career goals. In as little as a year, you can draw upon a depth and breadth of industry knowledge and launch into a new 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.
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.
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 (MCom) can have an immediate positive effect on your career. This degree can be completed in as little as one year (with recognition of prior learning). Professional accreditation is available in several specialisations as well as the opportunity for international exposure and experience.
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.
As an MCom graduate, you will hit the ground running in a new direction with practical real-world experiences, workplace connections and a comprehensive industry understanding.
Why choose this master degree?
Whether you are investing in your education for professional advantage, change or accreditation, the UNSW Master of Commerce offers a specialisation to achieve your goals. You can choose two specialisations with the
Master of Commerce Extension. The 17 specialisations include:
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:
The qualification itself has set me apart from other candidates for job roles, and will continue to do so as my career progresses.
Master of Commerce
Who is this degree for?
- You’re a graduate with a non-business degree seeking a postgraduate degree in business
- You’re a business graduate interested in developing expertise in a specialised area
- You’re interested in making a successful career change
Job and career prospects
Depending on your specialisation, there is a wide range of career opportunities available, including:
- Business Analyst
- Commercialisation Manager
- Company Director
- Compliance Officer
- Contracts Manager
- Funds Manager
- Human Resource Consultant
- Investment Banker
- Marketing Analyst
- Management Accountant
- Management and Organisation Analyst
- Marketing or Brand Manager
- Portfolio Manager
- Risk Analyst
- Social Entrepreneur
- Systems Analyst
Find out how we prepare our graduates for career success