About the Master of Commerce

The UNSW Master of Commerce (MCom) can take your career to new heights or an entirely new direction in as little as 1.5 years.

The MCom is innovative, industry-relevant, and incorporates the latest thinking in business. Choose from over 14 specialisations to pursue the major that best suits your interests and career aspirations.

When you join the UNSW Business School, you’ll join a cohort of high-achieving students and be welcomed into our professional global network. Our industry-leading educators will equip you with the expertise you need to excel in our rapidly evolving world.

With practical experience, workplace connections and a comprehensive understanding of the business environment, you’ll be ready to hit the ground running when you graduate. Position yourself as an expert in your field with UNSW’s Master of Commerce.

Your Specialisation

Whether you’re investing in your education to accelerate your career, change direction or gain accreditation, the UNSW Master of Commerce offers a specialisation to suit your needs.

We have 14 specialisations available:

  • Accounting
  • Economics & Finance
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • International Business
  • Business Analytics
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Business Strategy
  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Technology
  • Human Resource Management
  • Global Sustainability & Social Impact
  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Risk Management

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Depending on your chosen specialisation, the Master of Commerce meets the education requirement of various professional bodies including:

  • Australian Human Resources Institute
  • Australian Securities and Investment Commission
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
  • CPA Australia
  • Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • ACCA and Institute of Public Accountants
  • Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA)

As a UNSW Business School student, you’ll have access to Career Accelerator - a portfolio of professional development opportunities that include:

  • Local, national and international experiences, social practicums and internships for credit
  • Networking with career mentors and industry connections

UNSW supports startups, with more founders than any other Australian university. We’re one of Asia-Pacific’s best business schools, with more than 90,000 alumni worldwide who could be connections for your future career.

Relevant Roles

Master of Commerce (MCom) graduates develop rewarding careers across a wide range of sectors in roles including:

  • Business Analyst
  • Business Development Manager
  • Commercialisation Manager
  • Compliance Manager
  • Consultant
  • Customer Experience Manager
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Digital Innovation Manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Financial Advisor
  • Financial Technology Developer
  • Funds Manager
  • Human Resource Consultant
  • Investment Banker
  • Marketing Analyst
  • Management Accountant
  • Management Analyst
  • Marketing or Brand Manager
  • People and Culture Specialist
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Product Manager
  • Regulatory Officer
  • Risk Analyst
  • Social Entrepreneur
  • Stakeholder Engagement Manager
  • Strategist
  • Systems Analyst
  • Venture Capitalist

What Our Graduates Say

“The quality of education I’ve received and the reputation of the UNSW Business School in the investment banking sector have provided me with pathways to top tier institutions. Recognition of the UNSW Business School’s Master of Commerce (Finance) degree has also allowed me to pursue job opportunities and network with key industry players.”

Timothy Nixon

Master of Commerce (Finance)
Trader in High Grade Bonds, Commonwealth Bank of Australia