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Commerce

Masters by Coursework

MC-COMM

Course
Master of Commerce
CRICOS
078409G
Duration
2 years full-time
Credit
400
Location
Curtin Perth

Outline

Specialise in a commerce discipline, and apply appropriate practices, principles and concepts to solve business problems.

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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).

Global education

You’ll have access to a range of international study opportunities.

This program aims to develop your practical knowledge of local and international industries. 

You will also undertake research project units that will develop your communication and research skills, as well as creativity and flexibility in applying knowledge to new situations.

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. 

Available majors:

Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.

Why study

  • 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

Entry requirements

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)
Writing 6.0
Speaking 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
Overall band score 6.5

You may demonstrate English proficiency using the following tests and qualifications.

Essential course prerequisites

Please refer to the admission criteria for your chosen major.

Advanced standing

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 & charges

International student indicative fees for 2020

Fee year: 2020

International onshore – fee paying Cost
Offer letter (100 credit) published fee $15,000*
Total indicative course fee $60,000*
Indicative year 1 fee $30,000*

Fee year: 2021

International onshore – fee paying Cost
Offer letter (100 credit) published fee $15,300*
Total indicative course fee $61,200*
Indicative year 1 fee $30,600*

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).

It may vary depending on the units you choose and does not include incidental fees (such as lab coats or art supplies) or the cost of your textbooks. For information about fees at other locations please contact the relevant campus or partner institution by visiting Curtin International’s offshore site.

Location

For start dates, please view the academic calendar.

On Campus

Semester 1 and Semester 2

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

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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  • 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
  • Last updated on: June 4, 2020