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Deakin University

Burwood, Melbourne , Victoria ,Australia

Master of Commerce

This course is designed for graduates of any field of study as the first qualification in business.

Deakin’s Master of Commerce is a discipline-based coursework degree with six core units: Accounting, Finance, Economics for Managers, Business Process Management, Business Communication for Managers, and Business Strategy and Analysis. You’ll also complete units, which will lead to the completion of specialization of your choice.

The course is also intended to give you a solid introduction to the theoretical principles of finance and the practical requirements of financial management within for-profit corporate organizations.

Learning through classes, conferences, group work, and debates among students, graduates will possess highly-developed computer and technology skills for employees in today’s commerce and related industries.

Campus Information

Burwood

The Melbourne Burwood Campus is Deakin’s largest. A short trip from Melbourne’s central business district, Burwood offers the perfect balance between city lifestyle and suburban comfort. On campus you will find impressive buildings and world-class facilities, a wide range of learning and social spaces, and a relaxed atmosphere. If you enjoy getting outdoors between classes, the Melbourne Burwood Campus also sits alongside parkland, which is great for walking, jogging and cycling.

Intakes

  • March
  • July
  • Nov

Application Processing Time in Days: 5

Application Process

Application Outcome
7 Days
Visa Application outcome
35 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

The specializations in commerce studies lead to careers in virtually every area of business and government in Australia and internationally. Broad career paths include becoming a professional accountant, IT and systems professional, economist, financial planner, human resources manager, social and economic policy developer, international trade officer, and marketing assistant/manager. As this is a very broad course there are further possibilities in other professions especially if taken with further study.

PSW Opportunity

  • Melbourne Campus - 2 years of Post Study Work Permit

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

1-year full time (2 years part-time) – 8 credit points

Admission is based on:

  • Bachelor honors (AQF8) degree in a related discipline, or
  • Bachelor degree in a related discipline, plus two years of relevant work experience, or
  • Graduate certificate or graduate diploma in a related discipline, or
  • Evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent.

1.5 years full time (3 years part-time) – 12 credit points

Admission is based on:

  • Bachelor degree in a related discipline, or
  • Bachelor degree in any discipline, plus two years of relevant work experience, or
  • Evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent.

2 years full time (4 years part-time) – 16 credit points

Admission is based on:

  • Bachelor degree or other qualification at a higher AQF level in any discipline, or
  • Successful completion of the Masters Qualifying Program (MQP)
  • Evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent.

Mandatory student checks

Units that contain work-integrated learning, a community placement, or interaction with the community may require a police check, working with children check, or another check. These requirements will be detailed in unit guides upon enrolment.

Supporting documents

When you apply to Deakin, it’s important to attach all requested supporting documentation, otherwise, your application could be delayed or disallowed.

Remember, most documents need to be certified before you upload them, so give yourself plenty of time to get organized.

Examples of certified copies you’ll need to include:

  • award certificates
  • academic transcripts
  • formal identity papers (e.g. your passport).

Documents in languages other than English will need to be translated. If you’re applying for a scholarship, please also check the specific supporting documents for that application.