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The University of Queensland (UQ)

  • 29% international / 71% domestic

Master of Commerce

  • Masters (Coursework)

Develop specialist knowledge in applied finance, professional accounting and information systems to make confident decisions in your career.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
1.5 years full-time
Course Code
5165, 002020B
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
International Fees
$44,272 per year / $66,408 total

About this course

The Master of Commerce (24 units) has been designed to equip you with the know-how to move into senior management or financial roles with a highly regarded formal qualification.

You'll learn in a contemporary learning environment and gain practical experience by accessing our state-of-the-art Bloomberg Trading Room and by participating in the Student Managed Investment Fund project. You'll also be encouraged to consider ethical behaviour in commerce and corporate social responsibility.

As a master's student, you can undertake 2 fields of study or additional research electives, which may provide a pathway to higher degrees by research.

This program does not assume prior knowledge or training in the available fields of study. If you've studied in a related discipline, consider if each field of study will extend your expertise and support your career plans.

Study locations

St Lucia

What you will learn

  • Build your theoretical and technical knowledge of the financial services industry.
  • Move to the next level of your career by developing a greater understanding of finance and advancing your management skills.
  • Gain qualifications in commerce that are recognised by employers worldwide.
  • Benefit from our research capability and the achievements of our academics, many of whom are considered the most innovative educators in Australia.

Career pathways

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Depending on which field you choose, here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Market risk analytics manager
  • Quantitative analyst
  • Pricing strategy lead
  • Business analyst
  • Systems analyst
  • Technology consultant
  • Data analyst
  • Performance analyst
  • Compliance manager