This program allows specialised study in the fields of Marketing, Human Resource Management and Business Information Systems. Graduates can advance their career through a postgraduate award leading to professional recognition, or a higher degree by research, and potentially an academic or research future in their chosen field. As part of the Masters, students undertake workplace-based, or industry-related research projects. This will extend their learning into practical investigation and analysis of relevance to their future career and professional interests. Graduates will have a sound understanding of corporate governance, business ethics and their chosen specialisation. Moreover, the incorporation of national and international accreditation standards equips graduates to gain employment as a well-rounded, knowledgeable and skilled professionals.

Course Fee:

Australian: $50,112
International: $55,104

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree in any discipline; or Graduate Certificate in a related discipline. International applicants need to meet English Language Proficiency requirements.


160 credit points. The program has a common first semester for all majors. Students are not committed to take any specific major at commencement, but will be required to do so on completion of the first 4 units. Therefore, students have an opportunity to change their mind about their preferred major, or to ensure that they satisfy the entry requirements for the Accounting major. In all cases, students must talk with the Course Coordinator before commencing any major in the Master of Commerce to ensure compliance with course requirements.

Subjects you can Study:

Business information system; Human resource management; Marketing

Study Pathways:

Graduates may be eligible to pursue further academic research in their chosen major. A student who has completed the requirements prescribed for the Graduate Certificate in Commerce or Graduate Diploma in Commerce may exit from the course with the relevant award.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00004G

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Melbourne (St Patrick's) No info No Full time 2 years
North Sydney (MacKillop) No info No Part time 4 years
North Sydney (MacKillop) No info No Full time 2 years
Melbourne (St Patrick's) No info No Part time 4 years
Australian Catholic University (ACU) commenced operation on 1 January 1991. The University has seven campuses in Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, and Sydney (2 campuses) and teaches courses throughout Australia and overseas. The University was formed by the amalgamation of four Catholic institutions of higher education in eastern Australia, and is incorporated as a company limited by guarantee (Australian Catholic University Ltd).

ACU is a public university open to all, a Table A listed higher education provider under the Higher Education Support Act 2003, and a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, and the International Federation of Catholic Universities. The University is a member of Universities Australia (formerly the Australian Vice-Chancellors' Committee).

The three foundation Faculties are Arts and Sciences, Education, and Health Sciences. The Faculty of Theology and Philosophy commenced operation on 1 January 2009 and the Faculty of Business commenced operation on 1 January 2010.

ACU graduates are high achievers and enjoy one of the best rates of employment in Australia. ACU students undertake work experience throughout their studies, with many students finding jobs using their professional skills even before they have graduated.

ACU's small friendly campuses, small class sizes (student to teacher ratio of 18.5:1), easy access to teaching staff and outstanding student support services allows students to achieve their full potential.

Provider CRICOS: 00004G

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