Program Overview

Explore the latest business thinking in this postgraduate coursework degree. You will build real-world expertise and career opportunities with practical experience, workplace connections and a comprehensive understanding of the business environment in your chosen field. 

Choose from a broad selection of specialisations to suit your interests and strengthen your career direction in as little as 1.5 years full-time



  Course Duration

19 Months

  Tuition Fee

AU$ 50,200



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Full program structure
This Master’s degree involves twelve courses of full-time or part-time study. Full-time study is considered two to three courses per term, however it’s normal for postgraduate students to plan their studies around other life commitments. Each UNSW university year has three terms and an optional summer study period. Depending on how you plan your study load, you can fit two or three courses into a term and one course in a summer term. 

Below is an example of what you might study if you completed three courses per term.  

First year 

Term 1


  • 1 Core course in Professional Skills and Ethics

  • 1 Core course in Data Analysis

  • 1 Gateway course to support your specialisation

Term 2

  • 2 Gateway courses to support your specialisation 

  • 1 Course in your chosen specialisation

Term 3

  • 3 Courses in your chosen specialisation

Summer Study Period

  • (Take a break) 

Second Year 

Term 1

  • 1 Course in your chosen specialisation

  • 1 Business School elective course

  • 1 Capstone course in your specialisation

  • This degree’s admission requirements are based on you having a recognised undergraduate degree (or equivalent qualification) with a credit average, as determined by the UNSW Business School.  You may be considered eligible if your undergraduate degree WAM is between 60-64% and your GMAT score is 600 or above. 
  • If you don't meet the entry requirements, you may be eligible to study the Graduate Certificate in Commerce as a pathway into the Master of Commerce (MCom). Upon successful completion, your Graduate Certificate in Commerce courses may be credited towards your MCom. 
  • Note: Applicants from non-211 universities in China wishing to study Postgraduate Coursework in the UNSW Business School must achieve a minimum overall average of 88 in their current university’s grading system. This is equivalent to an 85% Australian scaled average using the calculator.

IELTS requirements

  • 7.0 overall (min 6.0 in each subtest)

Fees & Scholarships

2022 Indicative First Year Fee


2022 Indicative Fee to Complete Degree

*Fees are subject to annual review by the University and may increase annually, with the new fees effective from the start of each calendar year. The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only other fees and charges are not included. The amount you pay will vary depending on the calendar year to enrol, the courses you select and whether your study load is more or less than 1 Equivalent Full Time Student Load (8 courses per year).

Future careers
The Master of Commerce (MCom) graduates develop rewarding careers across a wide range of sectors. Our graduates are highly sought after in professional services, marketing, consulting, international business, and human resource management.

Potential careers

MCom graduates develop rewarding careers across a wide range of sectors in roles including:


  • Business Analyst

  • Business Development Manager

  • Commercialisation Manager

  • Compliance Manager

  • Consultant

  • Customer Experience Manager

  • Data Analyst

  • Data Scientist

  • Digital Innovation Manager

  • Entrepreneur

  • 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 Manager

  • Regulatory Officer

  • Risk Analyst

  • Social Entrepreneur

  • Stakeholder Engagement Manager

  • Strategist

  • Systems Analyst

  • Venture Capitalist

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