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Australia / New Zealand students

International students

COURSE

Master of Commerce

MC-COMM

TAUGHT BY: Faculty of Business and Law

DURATION

Duration of the course with a full-time study load. Studying part-time will extend the duration of your course.

If duration is not available (N/A) the offering may be part of a larger course.

2years

CREDIT

A full-time study load usually consists of 200 credits (approximately eight units) per year, with 100 credits (approximately four units) in each semester.

400

About offering

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:

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.

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

Why study Master of Commerce

  • 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.

Admission criteria for Australian and New Zealand students

Australia / New Zealand students

International students

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 as outlined in the IELTS table below. Additional information on how you can meet the English requirement can be found on the English proficiency page.

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 6.0
Speaking 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
Overall band score 6.5

Essential course prerequisites

Please refer to the admission criteria for your chosen major.

Advanced standing / credit transfer / recognition of prior learning

Australia / New Zealand students

International students

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:

Email: crl@curtin.edu.au
Tel: 1300 222 888

CRL search

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 at another educational institution, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.

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:

Email: ci-enquiries@curtin.edu.au
Tel: 1300 222 888

CRL search

Fees and charges

Australia / New Zealand students

International students

Domestic fee paying postgraduate

Fee year: 2019

Student type Cost

Domestic

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.

$27,500*

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).

Use the Fee Calculator for an estimate of individual unit fees. There may also be some additional costs. For more information, see other fees and charges.

International student fees for 2019

Fee year: 2019

International onshore – fee paying Cost
Offer letter (100 credit) published fee $14,800*
Total indicative course fee $59,100*
Indicative year 1 fee $29,600*

Fee year: 2020

International onshore – fee paying Cost
Offer letter (100 credit) published fee $15,400*
Total indicative course fee $61,500*
Indicative year 1 fee $30,800*

The fees shown above apply to international students studying on-campus in Western Australia. The tuition fee is subject to an annual tuition fee increase of up to 5 per cent per annum. For information about fees at other locations please visit Curtin International’s offshore site.

How to apply

Please review information on how to apply for the campus of your choice:

Please note that each campus has different application deadlines. Please view our application deadlines page for further information.

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Where to get further information

Applicants applying for an undergraduate degree with an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma

Find information on how you can apply to study at Curtin with an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma if you are applying for an undergraduate degree.

Applicants with other international qualifications

Find information on what qualifications you can use to apply for a Curtin course.

  • The offering information on this website applies only to future students. Current students should refer to faculty handbooks for current or past course information. View courses information disclaimer.

  • Curtin course code: MC-COMM
  • CRICOS code: 078409G
  • This offering was last updated on: 26/03/2019