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Designed for students who are looking to make a career change or advance their dream career, our Master of Commerce and Master of Commerce (Extension) will provide you with an applied understanding of business concepts and practices and allow you to specialise in a field of your choice.
Co-designed with industry, you will develop a global, responsible and adaptable mindset as well as the skills and real-world experience to succeed in the fourth industrial revolution and beyond.
Find out why a Master of Commerce from the University of Sydney Business School is the right choice for you.
As a Business School student, you will have access to our award-winning Careers and Employability Office for specialised services that will help you achieve your career aspirations. They can help you plan your career, develop your career decision-making skills, tailor your resume and job applications, engage in experiential recruitment activities such as mock interviews and assessment centres, and connect you with top graduate recruiters and corporate partners.
As a Master of Commerce student, you will have the opportunity to undertake a work placement in Australia or overseas, which will count towards your degree.
We also offer the award-winning free Job Smart Edge program, which enables international students to gain the skills and professional experience to gain employment when they graduate.
Our Master of Commerce programs offer eight future-focused specialisations, giving you a competitive edge in your area of choice. Specialisations include:
We offer two programs for you to choose from:
Our two-year program meets the requirements for international students wishing to apply for a post-study work visa in Australia.
If you have relevant previous qualifications, you may also be eligible for recognition of prior learning.
If you want to change your course from Master of Commerce to Master of Commerce (Extension), you must apply for the Master of Commerce (Extension) before you start your third semester.
Please apply for the new course before the admissions deadline for the following semester. You can find the admissions deadline for the coming semester here.
This depends on whether you meet the admission criteria for the Master of Commerce.
In order to be considered, you are required to apply for the Master of Commerce online*.
Should the transfer be successful, you will be eligible for a full credit transfer where applicable to the Master of Commerce.
One of the best advantages to our Master of Commerce (Extension) is that you do not need to have a background in business. Any bachelor’s degree will allow you to apply to the course immediately after graduation – no work experience required.
If you have a bachelor’s degree in commerce or business, or a bachelor's degree in any discipline with a minimum of one-year’s relevant work experience, you can choose to study our Master of Commerce.
The University of Sydney Business School is triple accredited, placing it in the top one percent of business schools in the world.
Our programs are frequently rated among the best in Australia and around the world in prestigious international university rankings. Discover our rankings.