Master of Commerce

Why study the Master of Commerce at UNE?

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UNE is in the process of revising the Master of Commerce (to be renamed the Master of Financial Planning) in order to respond to the FASEA requirements for education standards for financial advisers.

The Master of Commerce will extend your knowledge gained through your Graduate Certificate in Commerce or Graduate Diploma in Commerce by enabling you to choose from a wide range of business units, and to undertake electives outside of the Business School that will complement your professional capabilities. Graduates will develop the skills to excel in problem-solving, decision-making and leading people in a range of organisational contexts. The highly flexible course allows you to fit study around your busy work and personal life. The practical and work-based nature of the content will provide you with a portfolio of work to demonstrate your professional capabilities.

Career Opportunities

The Master of Commerce will open up a diverse range of employment opportunities in a range of public, private or for-purpose organisations.

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Degree Snapshot

DURATION

Up to 4 years Part-time

FEES

Full Fee

2019 STUDY OPTIONS
Armidale

Trimester 1, Online
Trimester 2, Online
Trimester 3, Online

Official Abbreviation MCom
Course Type Postgraduate
Commencing
Responsible Campus Admission Period Mode of Study
Armidale Trimester 1 Online
Armidale Trimester 2 Online
Armidale Trimester 3 Online
Course Duration
  • Up to 4 years Part-time
Fees Full Fee
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Total Credit Points 72
How to Apply

All domestic students apply through the link below

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Entry Requirements

A candidate shall:

(a) hold an AQF Level 8 Graduate Certificate in Commerce from UNE; or

(b) hold an AQF Level 8 Graduate Diploma in Commerce from UNE.

Advanced Standing

Candidates are referred to the University Policy on Advanced Standing.

Candidates admitted under Rule (a) shall be granted 24 credit points of Specified Advanced Standing based on their admission to candidature.

Candidates admitted under Rule (b) shall be granted 48 credit points of Specified Advanced Standing based on their admission to candidature.

Academic Colours

Peacock Blue (BCC 120)

Further Information

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Course rules and plans for the Master of Commerce, 2019, will be available between November and January. Course information relating to other years is available by selecting the year required from the list at the top right hand side of the page.
Course Aims

The Master of Commerce will develop advanced and comprehensive knowledge of a broad range of business fields (including in accounting, economics, ethics, management and strategic planning) that will be relevant in a range of industries. Students will gain practical business skills that can be applied immediately in the workplace to help diagnose, analyse and solve complex business problems.

Learning Outcomes Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. demonstrate an advanced and integrated knowledge in a range of business disciplines;
  2. utilise advanced and integrated cognitive and communication skills, tools and digital technologies to communicate appropriately and persuasively with a range of stakeholders;
  3. apply advanced and integrated creative thinking skills and critical judgement to diagnose and analyse complex business problems, and synthesise material from a range of sources to identify solutions;
  4. research, critically evaluate and demonstrate advanced judgement in formulating responses to complex social, cultural and ethical issues in a range of organisational contexts;
  5. demonstrate a preparedness to engage in continuous learning and reflection to develop new insights into professional practice; and
  6. illustrate advanced and integrated skills in working autonomously and with others to generate solutions, including the ability to collaborate in a range of contexts to achieve individual and common goals.
Graduate Attributes
Knowledge of a Discipline

Knowledge of a discipline is taught, practised and assessed in all units. Students will develop an advanced and integrated knowledge of key business and management theory and critically apply knowledge at an advanced level in business contexts to solve business problems. Students will also demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the global environment in which business is conducted. Students will learn through independent research, interaction with unit materials, unit coordinators and fellow students, and will be assessed using case analysis of both hypothetical and real-world examples, workplace learning by analysing and applying theory to their own workplace, theory-based assignments and via multiple assessment modes.

Communication Skills

Communication skills are taught, practised and assessed throughout this course. Students will utilise advanced cognitive and communication skills, tools and digital technologies to communicate appropriately and persuasively with a range of stakeholders. Students will develop oral, written and presentation skills relevant to business contexts through assessments such as essays and oral presentations.

Problem Solving

This graduate attribute is taught, practised and assessed throughout the course using scenarios requiring students to use advanced cognitive and critical thinking skills to identify business issues, and to critically analyse and evaluate the relevant theories and concepts to construct business solutions.

Information Literacy

Information literacy is taught, practised and assessed throughout the course as students need to identify, critically evaluate and synthesise relevant information drawn from a range of sources in order to analyse complex business-related issues.

Ethical Conduct and Social Responsibility

Throughout this course, ethical conduct and social responsibility is taught, practised and assessed. Students need to reflect on the principles of professional and social responsibility and critically apply these to a range of ethical issues and scenarios. This is assessed through evaluation and analysis of reflective based and scenario based assessment tasks.

Lifelong Learning

Lifelong learning is taught and assessed in this course through reflective tasks that encourage critical analysis of professional experience, and appreciation of business as a dynamic discipline.

Independence and Collaboration

This graduate attribute is taught, practised and assessed in this course. Students are required to work independently and complete learning and assessment activities that require self-directed learning and initiative. Students are also required to collaborate in a variety of learning and assessment tasks throughout the course.

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