How to apply

If you are interested in pursuing MPhil Commerce & Economics, please email the Business School Research team for further information. 

Please refer to the Postgraduate Research FAQ on applying for a UNSW Business Higher Degree Research Program.

About Master of Philosophy (MPhil) Commerce & Economics

The UNSW Master of Philosophy (MPhil) Commerce & Economics is designed to give you a deeper insight into your discipline. You’ll explore underlying paradigms, advanced theory and research processes in your area of interest.

Who is this degree for?

  • Undergraduates or postgraduates with excellent academic results who want to acquire basic research training

This research degree begins with coursework subjects including research methodology that’s relevant to your field of study. You’ll then conduct your own specialist research project, which comprises at least 66% of the degree. This is your chance to contribute to knowledge in your field. 

When you join the UNSW Business School, you’ll be joining a cohort of high-achieving students and have access to the very latest business research. You’ll be mentored by high-profile academics and welcomed into our vibrant, globally recognised research community.

Your specialisation

Choose from the following specialisations:

  • Organisational Management
  • Taxation and Business Law
  • Risk and Actuarial Studies
  • Information Systems and Management
  • Marketing
  • Accounting
  • Banking and Finance
  • Economics

Degree type

Postgraduate Research


1.5 years full-time, 3 years part-time

Commencing terms

Term 1 – February
Term 3 – September 

Program code


Delivery mode

On Campus

Domestic / International



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