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 you to succeed as an in-demand business professional. This practical and flexible course designed to meet employer needs will extend your business knowledge, making you highly employable in a wide range of careers. You can choose to complete one or two specialisations to develop depth in your chosen discipline. KEY FEATURES In addition to completing one or two specialisations, you'll have the opportunity to undertake electives to develop your knowledge across a broad area of business and commerce. You can create a program that takes into account the knowledge and skills you've gained from your prior working experience or recent undergraduate studies, or one that gives you a qualification in a new area of specialisation if you are looking for a career change. You'll have the opportunity to undertake a supervised workplace internship under the guidance of a workplace mentor. You'll also complete a research project as well as a capstone unit, designed to be future-focused, giving you an opportunity to explore strategic business issues within the context of a business environment. SUITABLE FOR It is suitable for professionals who wish to update their business knowledge and skills, be promoted as a specialist in a managerial position, or change career direction. Career Opportunities PROFESSIONS Master of Commerce graduates can expect career opportunities in diverse industries. Roles can include: corporate governance risk officer financial crime analyst finance manager general manager management accountant management consultant market analyst marketing manager product development manager EMPLOYERS accounting and consulting firms large and small businesses business analyst firms financial institutions marketing and PR firms government organisations merchant bankers stockbrokers management consultancy firms

At a Glance

Course level Postgraduate
CRICOS Code 083782M
Institution Name Macquarie University
Campus Location North Ryde
Institution Type University
Course Duration 1 year - 2 years depending on RPL granted
Course University Macquarie University

About Macquarie University

Established in 1964, Macquarie University began as a bold experiment in higher education. Built to break from traditions: to be distinctive, progressive, and to be transformational. Today our pioneering history continues to be a source of inspiration as we celebrate our place among the best and brightest minds.

 

Recognised internationally, Macquarie University is consistently ranked in the top two per cent of universities in the world* and within the top 10 in Australia.Our research is leading the way in ground-breaking discoveries. Our academics are at the forefront of innovation and, as accomplished researchers, we are embracing the opportunity to tackle the big issues of our time.

 

Led by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor S Bruce Dowton, Macquarie is home to five faculties. The fifth and newest – Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences – was formed in 2014. We are also home to some of Australia’s most exceptional facilities – hubs of innovation that unite our students, researchers, academics and partners to achieve extraordinary things.The Macquarie story,Our commitment to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples,Strategy and initiatives Governance,Faculties and departments,Offices and units Job opportunities Our campus Campus services and facilities News and events Contacts and maps.

 

 

  • Research
    The world is a big place. Its challenges are many and they are often complex. But for every challenge there is a solution, growing in somebody’s mind. Macquarie University was founded with a distinct purpose: to bring pioneering minds together and free them from traditional boundaries. To invite perspectives that had previously gone unheard. And together, boldly imagine new ways of thinking. With an enviable reputation for research excellence and a driving desire to produce solutions with real-world impact, our discoveries are paving the way to a brighter future.
  • Connect
    The history, achievements and ambitions of Macquarie University are quite remarkable – we are a university like no other. Recognised globally for our excellence in key research disciplines and innovation, our many and varied partners enjoy a valuable place on our team. We’re home to some of Australia’s most exceptional facilities. Working with our partners, we foster a climate where collaboration thrives in the search for breakthrough discoveries that can have truly life-changing outcomes and benefit the world in which we live. With a long history of highly productive and collaborative relationships with communities, government, academic peers and organisations of all sizes – all of whom share our desire for discovery – Macquarie provides our partners with education, research partnerships, and connections to world-leading researchers, world class faculty and students.Connect with us and discover more at Macquarie.
  • Governance

    Macquarie University is made up of a Council, Professors and Academic Staff, graduates and students.
    Responsibilities and functions are bestowed upon specific groups under The Macquarie University Act 1989 and the Macquarie University By-law 2005. This is to ensure the University can achieve its stated goals: to promote scholarship, research, free inquiry, the interaction of research and teaching, and academic excellence.

  • Library
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  • Hospitals and Clinics
    Macquarie is pioneering health and wellness, with Australia’s first and only private, not-for-profit hospital on a university campus. We apply the latest research discoveries in treatment via our on-campus clinics, to support a healthier, happier community.

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