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Masters by Coursework
- Master of Commerce
Duration of the course with a full-time study load. Studying part-time will extend the duration of your course.
- 2 years full-time
A full-time study load usually consists of 200 credits (approximately eight units) per year, with 100 credits (approximately four units) in each semester.
- Curtin Perth, Curtin University Malaysia
Specialise in a commerce discipline, and apply appropriate practices, principles and concepts to solve business problems.
Get the Curtin edge
Access to leadership programs, specialist facilities and industry placements give you a competitive edge in the job market.
Top 1 %
Curtin is ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide (Academic Ranking of World Universities 2019).
You’ll have access to a range of international study opportunities.
This program aims to develop your practical knowledge of, and research skills in, local and international industries.
The majors in this course allow you to specialise in various disciplines in commerce and are suitable if you wish to expand your existing knowledge or change your career trajectory.
Major areas of study:
- Professional Accounting
- Advanced Accounting CPA Australia Extension
- Applied Finance
- Information Systems and Technology
- Supply Chain Management.
Research project units within the course aim to develop high levels of communication and research skills, as well as creativity and flexibility in the application of knowledge and skills to new situations.
Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.
- You will use real-world case studies and examples to apply your learning and problem solving skills.
- Our lecturers provide high quality teaching and are professionals and researchers with many years of specialised industry experience.
What you'll learn
- apply appropriate practices, principles and concepts to research and resolve, business issues and problems
- think critically and reflectively about business problems and draw defensible conclusions
- access, evaluate and synthesise information applicable to business issues and problems.
- communicate in ways appropriate to the discipline, audience and purpose
- engage with and appropriately apply a range of technologies useful to business
- engage with reflective practice to take responsibility for one’s own learning and development
- recognise and evaluate the impact of international issues as they relate to business
- apply an ethical approach in dealing with various stakeholders in a culturally diverse business environment
- work independently and collaboratively, using team processes, demonstrating professional behaviour and ethical practices
Please refer to the admission criteria for your chosen major.
Curtin requires all applicants to demonstrate proficiency in English. Specific English requirements for this course are outlined in the IELTS table below.
|IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)|
|Overall band score||6.5|
At Curtin, we understand that everyone’s study journey has been different.
You may have already studied some of the units (subjects) listed in your Curtin course, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.
If this applies to you, you can apply for credit for recognised learning (CRL), which means your previous study is recognised and matched against a similar unit in your intended Curtin course.
A successful CRL application exempts you from having to complete certain units within your course and means you could finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.
CRL is also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing and credit transfer.
Use the CRL search to find out how much CRL you qualify for, or contact us at:
Tel: 1300 222 888
Fees & charges
Domestic fee paying postgraduate
Fee year: 2020
What is a domestic fee-paying (DFP) place?
A domestic fee-paying place is a place at university which is not Commonwealth supported, that is, not subsidised by the Australian Government.
Domestic fee paying students will be charged tuition fees and may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance for all or part of those tuition fees.
Fees are indicative only.
* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 200 credits. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).
For start dates, please view the academic calendar.
All endeavours are made to ensure location information for courses is up to date but please note they are subject to change.
The University reserves the right to withdraw any unit of study or program which it offers, to impose limitations on enrolment in any unit or program, and/or to vary arrangements for any program.
How to apply
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- Curtin course code: MC-COMM
- CRICOS code: 078409G
- Last updated on: December 12, 2019