In Brisbane (Australia)

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  • Location

    Brisbane (Australia)

  • Duration

    2 Years

  • Credits



The Master of Commerce will build your theoretical and technical knowledge of the financial services industry, so you can step into senior management or start a new career.
The two-year Master of Commerce is designed for applicants who have a bachelor's degree in any field and can meet minimum GPA requirements. You can also enrol if you've completed the Graduate Certificate in Commerce from UQ.
Develop your knowledge in one or two of the following fields: Applied Finance, Information Systems, or Professional Accounting. Each field is designed to jumpstart or advance your professional knowledge.
Receive comprehensive training in the theoretical and technical aspects of the financial services industry, beginning with the study of accounting, economics, financial management and analysis, and information systems. Once you've completed these, you'll move onto advanced-level study in a field of your choice.
Enrol in an optional research stream, learn about qualitative and quantitative research methods, and complete an independent research project. You'll be supervised by an academic staff member of the UQ Business School. Completing appropriate courses and the thesis may allow you entry to the PhD program.
The Master of Commerce will help you move to the next level of your career by developing your knowledge of finance and advancing your management skills.
Global standing
UQ Business School was the first business school in Australia to be accredited by the pre-eminent ranking bodies AACSB International and EQUIS. UQ was also ranked in the 51-100 bracket in the world for management in the 2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject.
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Entry requirements

Bachelor degree or equivalent in any discipline with a GPA of at least 4.50 on a 7 point scale; OR a Graduate Certificate in Commerce from UQ or equivalent with a GPA of at least 4.50 on a 7 point scale.
Field of Study: For students who have previously undertaken studies in business or commerce, entry will only be considered for a field not already studied (some exceptions may apply to accounting).

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Course programme

Program structure
The courses offered in the Master of Commerce are set out in the course list. Each course is allocated a certain number of units (#).
The Program Rules explain what is required to complete the Master of Commerce. These requirements include the total number of units you need to complete in order to graduate.
To have your degree conferred, you also need to comply with UQ’s policies and rules.
  • Course Code Units Course Title
  • ACCT7101 2 Accounting [1]
  • ECON7002 2 Economics for Commerce [1]
  • FINM7401 2 Finance [1]
  • BISM7202 2 Information Systems for Management [1]

Part B

Fields of Study
A student is required to complete at least 12 units (six courses) from one field. Where definite instructions are given, students must follow those instructions when planning their field of study.

  • Course Code Units Course Title
  • ACCT7106 2 Financial Statement Analysis
  • ECON7300 2 Statistics for Business & Economics [1]
  • FINM7402 2 Corporate Finance
  • FINM7403 2 Portfolio Management
  • FINM7405 2 Financial Risk Management
  • FINM7406 2 International Financial Management
  • FINM7407 2 Financial Institutions and Markets
  • Course Code Units Course Title
  • BISM7233 2 Data Analytics for Business
  • BISM7255 2 Business Information Systems Analysis and Design
  • BISM7206 2 Information Retrieval and Management
  • BISM7208 2 Information Systems Strategy and Sourcing
  • Course Code Units Course Title
  • BISM7209 2 Accounting Information Systems
  • BISM7210 2 Foundations of eBusiness
  • BISM7221 2 Information Systems Control, Governance and Audit
  • BISM7213 2 Securing Business Information
  • BISM7215 2 Managing Virtual Work
  • BISM7216 2 Business Process Improvement
  • BISM7217 2 Advanced Business Data Analytics
  • Course Code Units Course Title
  • ACCT7102 2 Financial Accounting [1]
  • ACCT7103 2 Auditing [2]
  • ACCT7104 2 Corporate Accounting [1]
  • ACCT7107 2 Management Accounting and Control [1]
  • LAWS7012 2 Business Taxation [2]
  • LAWS7023 2 Business and Corporate Law [1]
  • Course Code Units Course Title
  • ACCT7105 2 Advanced Financial Accounting
  • ACCT7108 2 Advanced Management Accounting and Control
  • ACCT7109 2 Strategic Cost Management
  • ECON7021 2 The Macroeconomy
  • ECON7310 2 Elements of Econometrics
  • LAWS7855 2 Electronic Commerce Law
  • RBUS7999 2 Business Industry Placement
  • TIMS7326 2 Management of Intellectual Property
  • Course Code Units Course Title
  • ACCT6101 2 Financial Information in Capital Markets
  • ACCT6102 2 Accounting Honours - Special Topic
  • ACCT6104 2 Managerial Accounting Honours A
  • FINM6401 2 Corporate Finance Honours
  • FINM6402 2 Empirical Finance Honours
  • FINM6403 2 Empirical Finance Honours II
  • BISM6211 2 Information Systems Honours
  • RBUS6901 2 Qualitative Business Research Methods
  • RBUS6902 2 Quantitative Business Research Methods I
  • RBUS6903 2 Quantitative Business Research Methods II
  • [ RBUS6921 4 Scientific Method in Commerce
  • [ or
  • [ RBUS6922 4 Scientific Method in Commerce
  • [ RBUS7981 4 Research Project
  • [ or
  • [ RBUS7982 4 Research Project
  • [ or
  • [ RBUS7983 4 Research Project
  • [ RBUS7991 8 Research Thesis
  • [ or
  • [ RBUS7992 8 Research Thesis
  • [ or
  • [ RBUS7993 8 Research Thesis


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