Master of Commerce (Honours)
By research thesis
Graduates of this course will have cultivated keen inquiring minds which facilitate judgement and critical analysis. They will be familiar with, and be able to critique, key concepts relating to their research, including theoretical and practical issues, and be able to skilfully communicate their reasoning, knowledge, methods and analysis in the form of a thesis and within the guidelines provided by the University. This course will build on competencies in business and research, and allow students to pursue in depth a specific issue covered by the designated fields of research of the Faculty of Business.
Wagga Wagga Campus
1 year minimum/2 years maximum
Part-time: 2 years minimum/4 years maximum
- An undergraduate degree at an appropriate level from an Australian university with a business major and an Honours year in a business related field from an Australian university
- an approved fourth year of study in a business related field
- an overseas award deemed to be equivalent to an Australian degree (with a business major and an Honours qualification) as recognised by the National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition
- other qualifications deemed to be the equivalent of the above awards as determined by the Universitys Board of Graduate Studies.
Recommendation may be made that, prior to entry, a student gaining entry through completion of an approved fourth year of study be required to complete the subject MGT517 Advanced Research Methods.
To graduate students must satisfactorily complete a thesis which is equivalent to 128 points.
*The number of subjects and specific subject choices are described in the course structure and enrolment pattern for the course.
The following areas are approved categories of research supervision in the Faculty of Business:
Applied agriculture and resource economics
Corporate strategic planning and management
In consultation with the Course Coordinator, students will enrol in one of the following research subjects during the period of their candidature:
ACC601 Masters Honours Research (part-time)
ACC602 Masters Honours Research (full-time)
ECO601 Masters Honours Research (part-time)
ECO602 Masters Honours Research (full-time)
MGT601 Masters Honours Research (part-time)
MGT602 Masters Honours Research (full-time)