Master of Commerce

Macquarie University

In today's fast-moving and complex business environment, a comprehensive understanding of all business functions, in combination with a set of practical skills, will enable students to succeed as an in-demand business professional. This practical and flexible course - designed to meet employer needs - will extend their business knowledge, making them highly employable in a wide range of careers. Students can choose to complete one or two specialisations to develop depth in their chosen discipline.

Course Fee:

Australian: $59,600
International: $72,000

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree or recognised equivalent; Minimum GPA of 4.5 (out of 7.0)


64 credit points; min 16 credit points at 600 level; min 48 credit points at 800 level or above; min 44 credit points at 800 level or above designated as commerce

Subjects you can Study:

Accounting; Business Management and Organisations; Economics; Finance; Financial Crime and Governance; Human Resource Management; Marketing

Study Pathways:

Students with relevant business background may be exempt from Gateway units, allowing them to finish the degree in 1 year.

Further information:

Students can select units to create a program which takes into account their prior knowledge and skills and enables them to achieve their academic objectives. This course is available for internal study only.

Who for:

Professionals wishing to update business knowledge and skills, be promoted as a specialist in a managerial position, or change career direction

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00002J; 02942D (ELC)

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Ryde No info Yes Full time 2 years
North Ryde No info Yes Part time 4 years
Established in Sydney in 1964, Macquarie University is a progressive voice among universities in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. Created during a time of extraordinary social transformation to be a different kind of university, it was and will always be a bold experiment in higher education.

True to its founders' vision, the University has challenged the conventional thinking of academia through innovations in its campus set-up, curricula, interdisciplinary research, and engagement with industry and the wider community.

More than 40,000 students are enrolled annually across five faculties: Arts, Business and Economics, Medicine and Health Sciences, Human Sciences, and Science and Engineering.

Over the years, the campus has become a magnet for a constellation of companies - all local and global leaders in dynamic sectors including information technology and healthcare - which means greater access to career opportunities for its graduates.

The University is imbuing all of its undergraduate curricula with an emphasis on civic and professional participation. Its PACE (Professional and Community Engagement) program takes students into working and social environments that enrich their experiences and connections, and open their minds to engaging as active world citizens.

The Macquarie University campus in North Ryde is connected to the Sydney CBD by fast and efficient transport - 20 minutes by car and 30 minutes by train.

Provider CRICOS: 00002J; 02942D (ELC)

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