Master of Commerce (Extension)

About Master of Commerce (Extension) 

The Master of Commerce (Extension) is innovative, industry-relevant and incorporates the latest thinking in business. You’ll choose two majors out of 14 specialist fields to pursue the combination that best suits your interests and career aspirations. 

This program is designed to expand your career prospects by giving you the opportunity to study two business specialisations. You'll gain core business knowledge as well as in-depth understanding of your two specialisation areas. 

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 (Extension).  

Your Specialisation 

Whether you’re investing in your education to accelerate your career, change direction or gain accreditation, the UNSW Master of Commerce (Extension) offers a combination that suits your needs.  

You’ll have the opportunity to choose two specialisations from the 14 listed below:  

  • 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 (Extension) 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 

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

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 work experiences, social practicums and internships for credit 
  • Networking with career mentors and industry connections 

UNSW supports entrepreneurship, 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 (Extension) 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