Master of Commerce (with specialisations) Articulated Set

includes:

Master of Commerce (with specialisations)
Graduate Diploma of Commerce

Awards

The course includes the following awards:

Graduate Diploma of Commerce GradDipCom

Master of Commerce MCom

Master of Commerce (Conflict and Dispute Resolution) MCom(Conflict&DispResln)

Master of Commerce (Corporate Communication) MCom(CorpComm)

Master of Commerce (Data, Management and Analytics) MCom(DataMgt&Analytics)

Master of Commerce (Digital, Innovation and Entrepreneurship) MCom(DigInnov&Entrep)

Master of Commerce (Finance) MCom(Fin)

Master of Commerce (Financial Planning) MCom(FinPlan)

Master of Commerce (General Management) MCom(GenMgt)

Master of Commerce (Governance, Fraud and Risk) MCom(GvnceFraud&Risk)

Master of Commerce (Human Resource Management) MCom(HRM)

Master of Commerce (Industrial Relations) MCom(IndRel)

Master of Commerce (Information Technology) MCom(InfoTech)

Master of Commerce (International Management) MCom(InternatMgt)

Master of Commerce (Leadership) MCom(Lship)

Master of Commerce (Management of Organisational Change) MCom(MgtOrgChge)

Master of Commerce (Marketing) MCom(Mkt)

Master of Commerce (Operations Management) MCom(OpsMgt)

Master of Commerce (Public Sector Management) MCom(PubSectMgt)

Master of Commerce (Social Impact) MCom(SocImpact)

Master of Commerce (Strategic Management) MCom(StrategicMgt)

Master of Commerce (spec1/spec2) MCom(spec1/spec2)

Master of Commerce (spec1/spec2/spec3) MCom(spec1/spec2/spec3)

Master of Commerce (spec1/spec2/spec3/spec4) MCom(spec1/spec2/spec3/spec4)

Availability

Graduate Diploma of Commerce (2626BU)

On Campus - CSU Study Centre Melbourne
On Campus - CSU Study Centre Sydney
Online - Wagga Wagga

Master of Commerce (with specialisations) (2726US)

On Campus - CSU Study Centre Melbourne
On Campus - CSU Study Centre Sydney
On Campus - Economic and Finance Institute
Online - Wagga Wagga

Master of Commerce (with specialisations) (2726XS)

On Campus - CSU Study Centre Melbourne
On Campus - CSU Study Centre Sydney

Availability is subject to change, please verify prior to enrolment.

Normal Course Duration

Master of Commerce (with specialisations)

Full-time: 1.5 years (or part-time equivalent)

Graduate Diploma of Commerce

Full-time: 1.0 year (or part-time equivalent)

Course duration is the effective time taken to complete a course when studied full-time (full-time equivalent duration). Students are advised to consult the Enrolment Pattern to determine length of study. Not all courses are offered in full-time mode.

Admission Criteria

CSU Admission Policy

Master of Commerce (with specialisations)

Applicants are required to have an undergraduate degree from a recognised Australian tertiary institution (or equivalent). Applicants without a tertiary qualification may be admitted to the Graduate Diploma of Commerce on the basis of professional attainment and/or work experience.  Upon successful completion of the Graduate Diploma, students will then be eligible for admission to the Master of Commerce and receive credit for applicable subjects.

Graduate Diploma of Commerce

Applicants without a tertiary qualification may be admitted to the Graduate Diploma of Commerce on the basis of professional attainment and/or work experience.  Upon successful completion of the Graduate Diploma, students will then be eligible for admission to the Master of Commerce and receive credit for applicable subjects.

Credit

CSU Credit Policy

Master of Commerce (with specialisations)

Students may receive credit for up to 50% of the course for studies completed at postgraduate or equivalent level. 

Graduate Diploma of Commerce

Students may receive credit for up to 50% of the course for studies completed at postgraduate or equivalent level.

Articulation

The Master and Graduate Diploma make up an articulated set of courses and credit is given in each higher level course for the subjects completed in the lower.

Graduation Requirement

Master of Commerce (with specialisations)

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 96 points.

Graduate Diploma of Commerce

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 64 points.

Course Structure

The Master of Commerce (MCom) is an articulated set with a Graduate Diploma subset which provides both entry and exit points.

Each subject has a value of 8 points unless otherwise stated.

ONLINE EDUCATION

Master of Commerce (12 subjects)

The twelve subject (96 point) Master of Commerce consists of subjects chosen from the pool of approved MCom subjects. Students may elect to tailor their degree to specific discipline areas by completing one or more of the designated specialisations, or may elect to study any twelve subjects from across the program.

Subjects that are counted towards one specialisation may not be counted again towards another. Students must contact the Course Director to receive approval for an alternate subject.

Students who complete one or more of the designated specialisations will graduate with the specialisation names on their testamur.

Master of Commerce (16 subjects)

The 128 point Master course consists of sixteen subjects. This extended version of the MCom is targeted at international students who may have completed a tertiary qualification which is not recognised as equivalent to an Australian bachelor degree. These students may be admitted to the Graduate Diploma of Commerce on the basis of a combination of prior qualifications and work experience. On completion of the Graduate Diploma in Commerce students can transfer to the Master of Commerce (16 subjects) program with credit for all subjects successfully completed

The course structure for the 16 subject MCom is similar to the structure listed for the 12 subject MCom.

Students who complete one or more of the designated specialisations will graduate with the Specialisation names on their testamur.

Graduate Diploma of Commerce (8 subjects)

The course consists of eight subjects chosen from the pool of approved MCom subjects. Students may enter directly into the Graduate Diploma or exit with that award from the MCom.

Specialisations available in the Master of Commerce

Conflict & Dispute Resolution

Choose four from:
HRM512 Values and Conflict in Organisations
HRM540 Theory of Conflict Resolution
HRM545 Skills of Conflict Resolution
LAW516 Dispute Resolution: Methods& Results
LAW517 Mediation: Processes and Uses
LAW519 Negiotiation Skills

Finance

FIN516 Corporate Finance
Plus three of the following:
ACC585 Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation
FIN518 International Financial Management
FIN530 Financial Markets and Instruments
FIN531 Investments Analysis
FIN522 Financial Modelling
FIN560 Financial Planning
LAW523 Finance Law

Financial Planning

FIN560 Financial Planning
Plus three of the following:
FIN562 Risk Management & Insurance
FIN563 Estate Planning
FIN564 Superannuation & Retirement Planning
FIN567 Investing in Property
LAW545 Taxation Strategies

General Management

Choose four from:
MGT501 Contemporary Management
MKT501 Marketing Management
ACC501 Business Accounting & Finance
HRM502 Human Resource Management
MGT530 International Business
MGT510 Strategic Management

Human Resource Management

Choose four from:
HRM502 Human Resource Management
HRM514 International HRM
HRM528 Strategic Human Resource Management
HRM552 Organisational Behaviour
HRM560 Training & Development Environment
LAW515 Law of Employment

Industrial Relations

Choose four from:
INR501 Industrial Relations Environment
INR502 Industrial Relations Systems and Issues
INR503 Industrial Relations Practice
LAW515 Law of Employment
INR510 Comparative Industrial Relations

Information Technology

Choose four from:
ITC540 IT Infrastructure Management
ITC595 Information Security
ITC596 IT Risk Management
ITC561 Cloud Computing
ITC568 Cloud Security and Privacy
ITC563 IT Management Issues
ITC560 Internet of Things
ITC505 ICT Project Management

International Management

Choose four from:
HRM514 International HRM
MGT530 International Business
MKT550 Global Marketing
MGT510 Strategic Management
HRM516 International Management Behaviour
MGT503 The Social and Economic Environment
INR510 Comparative Labour Relations
MBA551 International Placement & Study Tour

Leadership

MGM501 Theory to Practice of Leadership
Plus three of the following:
MGT584 Leadership and Teams
MGT549 Toxic Leadership
MGT552 Leadership & Social Impact
MGT559 Contemporary Issues in Leadership

Management of Organisational Change

32 points from:
HRM531 Organisational Politics
HRM545 Skills of Conflict Resolution
MGT505 Managing Quality & Innovation
MGT540 Management of Change
MGT553 Project Management
MGT583 Managing for Sustainability
COM540 Corporate Culture & Change Communication (16 points)

Marketing

Choose four from:
MKT501 Marketing Management
MKT510 Consumer Behaviour
MKT520 Managing Product and Service Innovation
MKT525 Digital & Social Media Mktg
MKT540 Marketing Strategy
MKT550 Global Marketing
MKT570 Integrated Marketing Comms
MKT513 Social & Environmental Marketing
MKT563 Big Data and Marketing Analytics
MGT598 Business Research

Operations Management

Choose four from:
MGT505 Managing Quality & Innovation
MGT550 Operations Management
MGT553 Project Management
MGT580 Forecasting and Risk Assessment
MGT598 Business Research

Public Sector Management

PAD591 Public Sector Management
Plus 24 points from:
ACC525 Financial Accountability in the Public Sector
LAW503 Australian Administrative Law
MGT540 Management of Change
INR501 Industrial Relations Environment
SPE501 Advanced Social Policy Analysis & Planning (16 pts)

Strategic Management

MGT510 Strategic Management
Choose three from:
MGT501 Contemporary Management
MGT540 Management of Change
MGT580 Forecasting and Risk Assessment
HRM528 Strategic Human Resource Management
MGT547 Ethics of Corporate Governance
MGT537 Entrepreneurship Project

Social Impact

Choose four from:
MKT513 Social & Environmental Marketing
MGT503 The Social and Economic Environment
MGT583 Managing for Sustainability
MGT552 Leadership and Social Impact
MGT531 Business Ethics
ENM433 People in the Global Environment
LAW530 Environmental Law and Management

Corporate Communications

32 points from:
COM538 Communication in Organisations (16 points)
COM539 Issues, Crisis and Reputation (16 points)
COM540 Corporate Culture, Stakeholder and Change Communication (16 points)

Digital, Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Choose four from:
MGT505 Managing Quality & Innovation
MGT537 Entrepreneurship Project
MKT520 Managing Product and Service Innovation
MKT525 Digital & Social Media Marketing
MKT563 Big Data and Marketing Analytics
ITC516 Data Mining & Visualisation for Business Intelligence

Data, Management & Analytics

Choose four from:
MKT563 Big Data and Marketing Analytics
INF461 An Introduction to Data Management: Governance, Standards & Ethics
INF463 Introduction to Data Tools and Analytics
ITC516 Data Mining & Visualisation for Business Intelligence
JST495 Intelligence and Analytics
STA501 Scientific Data Analysis

Governance Fraud & Risk

32 points from:
JST412 Financial Crime Control and Risk Management
JST473 Forensic Accounting, Asset Tracing and Recovery
JST498 Foundations in Financial Crime (16 points)*
JST408 Cyber and Technology Enabled Crime
MGT547 Ethics of Corporate Governance
ITC578 Dark Web

*Strongly recommended students complete this subject

Additional Restricted Electives:

ACC512 Management Accounting for Costs & Control
ACC514 Financial Accounting
ACC515 Accounting & Finance
ACC518 Current Developments in Accounting Thought
ACC544 Decision Support Tools
ACC566 Accounting Systems and Processes
ACC567 Financial Accounting 2
ACC568 Auditing
ACC585 Financial Statement Analysis & Valuation
ACG504 Communication in Business (Study Centre Only)
ECO501 Business Economics
ESA501 Mapping the Field fo Educational Leadership
ESA502 Educational Leadership in Contemporary Organisations
ESA503 Leading Educational Change
ESA504 Education Policy Analysis
FIN518 International Financial Management
FIN521 Corporate Treasury Management
FIN523 Lending and Financial Institutions
FIN525 Financial Institutions Management
FIN535 Strategic Finance
HCS532 Law for the Human Services
HRM550 Evaluating Human Resources
HRM563 Developing Workforce Capabilities
HRM534 Contemporary Issues in HRM
ITC514 Linux Security Administration
ITC544 Computer Organisation and Architecture
ITC572 Software Defined Networks
JST537 Regulation of Crime
JST538 KYC CCD Controls
LAW504 Business and Corporations Law
LAW505 Taxation 1
LAW518 Taxation 2
LAW540 Australian Law & Legal System
MGT536 Leadership - A Critical Perspective
MGT594 Leadership and Business Ethics
MKT561 Services Marketing
MKT562 Business to Business Marketing
PHL401 Critical Reasoning

Note: Not all of the subjects listed above will be delivered at the Study Centres. Study Centre students may undertake some of these subjects via Online study subject to approval.

CSU STUDY CENTRES (ON CAMPUS STUDY ONLY)

Both the 12 and 16 subject Master of Commerce courses are offered on campus at the CSU Study Centres in Sydney and Melbourne. A limited number of specialisations and subjects are offered as part of the on campus delivery at the CSU Study Centres.

Students enrolled at the CSU Study Centres choose from the following specialisations:

Digital, Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Choose four from:
MGT505 Managing Quality & Innovation
MGT537 Entrepreneurship Project
MKT520 Managing Product and Service Innovation
MKT525 Digital & Social Media Marketing
MKT563 Big Data and Marketing Analytics
ITC516 Data Mining & Visualisation for Business Intelligence

Finance

FIN516 Corporate Finance
Plus three of the following:
FIN518 International Financial Management
FIN530 Financial Markets and Instruments
FIN531 Investments Analysis
FIN560 Financial Planning

General Management

Choose four from:
MGT501 Contemporary Management
MKT501 Marketing Management
ACC501 Business Accounting & Finance
HRM502 Human Resource Management
MGT530 International Business
MGT510 Strategic Management

Human Resource Management

Choose four from:
HRM502 Human Resource Management
HRM514 International HRM
HRM528 Strategic Human Resource Management
HRM552 Organisational Behaviour
HRM560 Training & Development Environment

Information Technology

Choose four from:
ITC540 IT Infrastructure Management
ITC595 Information Security
ITC596 IT Risk Management
ITC561 Cloud Computing
ITC568 Cloud Security and Privacy
ITC563 IT Management Issues
ITC560 Internet of Things
ITC505 ICT Project Management

International Management

Choose four from:
HRM514 International HRM
MGT530 International Business
MKT550 Global Marketing
MGT510 Strategic Management
MBA551 International Placement & Study Tour

Marketing

Choose four from:
MKT501 Marketing Management
MKT510 Consumer Behaviour
MKT520 Managing Product and Service Innovation
MKT525 Digital & Social Media Mktg
MKT540 Marketing Strategy
MKT550 Global Marketing
MKT570 Integrated Marketing Comms

Strategic Management

MGT510 Strategic Management
Choose three from:
MGT501 Contemporary Management
MGT540 Management of Change
HRM528 Strategic Human Resource Management
MGT537 Entrepreneurship Project

Additional Restricted Elective subjects available at the Study Centres:

ACC501 Business Accounting and Finance
ACC512 Management Accounting for Costs & Control
ACC514 Financial Accounting
ACC544 Decision Support Tools
ECO501 Business Economics
HRM563 Developing Workforce Capabilities
MGT531 Business Ethics
MGT536 Leadership - A Critical Perspective

Enrolment Pattern

Because of the flexibility of the course requirements, there is no prescribed enrolment pattern. Students may choose the order in which they undertake subjects, depending upon the availability of subjects and the meeting of pre-requisites, particularly in the students' chosen specialisation.

Residential School

Please note that the following subjects may contain a Residential School component. Further details of Residential School requirements are located via the subject page

ACC516 Advanced Financial Accounting
LAW517 Mediation: Processes and Uses
LAW519 Negotiation Skills

Enrolled students can find further information about CSU Residential Schools via at About Residential School

Contact

For further information about courses and subjects outlined in the CSU handbook please contact:

Current students

Future students

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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