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What will I learn?

This course is designed for graduates of any field of study as a first qualification in business.

Deakin’s Master of Commerce is a discipline-based coursework degree with six core units: Accounting, Finance, Economics for Managers, Business Process Management, Business Communication for Managers, and Business Strategy and Analysis. You’ll also complete units, which will lead to the completion of a specialisation of your choice.

The course is also intended to give you a solid introduction to the theoretical principles of finance and the practical requirements of financial management within for-profit corporate organisations.

Learning through classes, conferences, group work and debates among students, graduates will possess highly-developed computer and technology skills for employees in today’s commerce and related industries.

Course structure

To complete the Master of Commerce, students must attain a total of 16 credit points, consisting of 8 credit points of care equal to 1 credit point. Ore units, at least one specialisation of 4 credit points and 4 credit points of electives. Most units (think of units as 'subjects')

Students will undertake a one-credit point research training unit and one credit point research-based project unit.

  • Specialisation
  • Accounting
  • Arts and Cultural Management
  • Business Analytics
  • Finance
  • Financial Planning
  • Information Systems
  • International Trade and Business
  • Marketing
  • Project Management
  • Public Sector Studies
  • eBusiness and Social Media Strategies

Graduate outcomes

Career outcomes

The specialisations in commerce studies lead to careers in virtually every area of business and government in Australsional, economist, financial planner, humania and internationally. Broad career paths include becoming a professional accountant, IT and systems profes resources manager, social and economic policy developer, international trade officer and marketing assistant/manager

Professional recognition

By choosing appropriate units within the Master of Commerce, you may satisfy the professional recognition requirements for entry into alternate professional bodies including CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA), the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) or the Institute of Certified Management Accountants (ICMA).

Course learning outcomes

Deakin's graduate learning outcomes describe the knowledge and capabilities graduates can demonstrate at the completion of their course. These outcomes mean that regardless of the Deakin course you undertake, you can rest assured your degree will teach you the skills and professional attributes that employers value. They'll set you up to learn and work effectively in the future.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Business and Law

CRICOS

027129E

Study options

Full Time (1.5 years)

Tuition fees
A$39,400.00 (21,18,280) per year
Deakin is offering 30% tuition fee waiver bursary to students for studying online at Deakin University.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected June 2022

More details

Start date

Expected July, November 2022

Venue

Deakin University

Melbourne Burwood Campus,

221 Burwood Highway,

BURWOOD,

Victoria,

3125, MELBOURNE, Australia

Online/Distance with attendance (1.5 years)

Tuition fees
A$39,400.00 (21,18,280) per year
This fee refers to full time and its guide for online students

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected June 2022

More details

Start date

Expected July, November 2022

Venue

Cloud Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus,

221 Burwood Highway,

BURWOOD,

Victoria,

3125, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have completed at least a three-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, of an acceptable standard from an approved university or other educational institution. Other English Language Requirements accepted: TOEFL (PBT) score of 550; CPE score of 45 no less than 'weak' in each skill; CAE score of 52 no less than 'borderline' in each skill; PTE score of 52-57 no less than 50 in each skill; OET Overall B, with A or B in listening, speaking, writing and reading.

For international students

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline,

OR

Successful completion of Deakin’s Masters Qualifying Program (or MQP Extended),

Other evidence of academic ability judged to be equivalent.

IELTS: Overall 6.5 No band lower than 6; TOEFL IBT: 79 Writing 21; TOEFL PBT: 577 Writing 4.5; CPE: 176 No band less than 169; CAE: 176 No band less than 169; PTE: 58 No less than 50 in each skill; OET: Overall C+; DUELI EAP PROGRAM: EAP 4 (60%)

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

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About Deakin University

Deakin University is a young and dynamic university, offering world-class degrees, excellent employment rates and an experience that students love.

  • Top 1 per cent in 24 study areas (QS, THE, ShanghaiRankings)
  • Highest student satisfaction in Victoria (QILT)
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  • Offers a curriculum that is practical and industry relevant