Commerce

The availability of units of study listed below is what was approved at the time of publication. Any subsequent changes to availability will appear as an errata to this table. Students may also include any units of study, which are additional to those currently listed, which appear under these subject areas in the Business School handbook/website in subsequent years.

Please note. The following table lists the core, foundational, capstone and standalone course electives for the Commerce coursework programs. For details of the Subject areas for specialisations (including electives options in these areas), please refer to the Subject Areas section in this handbook.

Unit outlines will be available through Find a unit outline two weeks before the first day of teaching for 1000-level and 5000-level units, or one week before the first day of teaching for all other units.
 

1. Table A for the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Master of Commerce.

2. Table A for the Master of Commerce (Extension).

1. Table A for the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Master of Commerce

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Commerce

Award requirements

Master of Commerce

To qualify for the award of the Master of Commerce, a candidate must complete 72 credit points, comprising:
(i) 12 credit points of Table A - Core units of study
(ii) a minimum of 6 and a maximum of 12 credit points of Table A - Foundational units of study
(iii) a specialisation selected from Table A-Commerce areas of specialisation
(iv) 6 credit points selected from Table A - Capstone units of study
(v) a minimum of 18 credit points selected from Table A - Selective units of study
(vi) any additional units of study from Table A – Elective units of study required to make 72 credit points in total.

Graduate Diploma of Commerce

To qualify for the award of the Graduate Diploma in Commerce, a candidate must complete 48 credit points, comprising:
(i) 12 credit points of Table A - Core units of study
(ii) a minimum of 6 and a maximum of 12 credit points of Table A - Foundational units of study
(iii) a minium of 6 credit points of Table A - Selective units of study
(iv) additional units of study selected from Table A - Elective units of study required to make 48 credit points in total.

Graduate Certificate of Commerce

To qualify for the award of the Graduate Certificate in Commerce, a candidate must complete 24 credit points, comprising:
(i) 12 credit points of Table A - Core units of study
(ii) a minimum of 6 and a maximum of 12 credit points of Table A - Foundational units of study
(iii) any additional units of study selected from Table A - Elective units of study required to make 24 credit points in total.

Units of study

Table A - Core units of study

(for all Commerce courses)
BUSS5220
Responsible and Business Mindsets
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS5221
Analytic and Creative Mindsets
6    C BUSS5220


This unit is seen as connecting with and complementary to the Responsible and Business Mindset Unit both of which are compulsory for all MCom students.
Semester 1
Semester 2

Table A - Foundational units of study*

* Note that foundational units count to both the Foundational units of study for the course and the specialisation for the Master of Commerce
(for all Commerce courses)
ACCT5001
Foundation in Accounting
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECON5040
Microeconomics for Business
6    N ECON5001
Semester 1
Semester 2
FINC5001
Foundation in Finance
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
INFS5002
Foundation in Digital Business
6    N INFS6001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
ITLS5250
Foundation in Global Logistics
6    N ITLS5000 or TPTM5001
Semester 1
Semester 2
MKTG5001
Foundation in Marketing
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
QBUS5001
Foundation in Data Analytics for Business
6    A Students should be capable of reading data in tabulated form and working with Microsoft EXCEL and doing High School level of mathematics
N ECMT5001 or QBUS5002


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
SIEN5001
Foundation in Strategy, Innovation and Mgmt
6    N IBUS5002 or WORK6002
Semester 1
Semester 2

Table A - Capstone units of study

(for Master of Commerce)
Capstone units will be available from 2022.
- ACCT6600 Accounting Capstone
- ECON6600 Economics Capstone
- FINC6600 Finance Capstone
- INFS6600 Digital Business Capstone
- ITLS6600 Global Logistics Capstone
- MKTG6600 Marketing Capstone
- QBUS6600 Data Analytics for Business Capstone
- SIEN6600 Strategy, Innovation and Management Capstone

Table A - Selective units of study

(for Master's degree and Graduate Diploma)
BUSS6104
Business Practicum
6    A A sound understanding of business and strong written and oral communication skills.
P Completion of at least 48 credit points


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS6500
Industry Placement
6    P Completion of at least 48 credit points with a minimum average of 60% (WAM)
N ECOF6500

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Permission is required to enrol in this unit. Further information and application process is outlined at https://sydney.edu.au/students/placement-internship-opportunities.html or contact the WIL Hub Placement team: business.placements@sydney.edu.au.
Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS6506
China Industry Placement
6    A To enrol in this unit students must be Mandarin speakers and have the right to work in China.
P Completion of at least 48 credit points with a minimum average of 60% (WAM)

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Permission is required to enrol in this unit. Further information and application process is outlined at https://sydney.edu.au/students/placement-internship-opportunities.html or contact the WIL Hub Placement team: business.placements@sydney.edu.au.
Intensive July
BUSS6514
Industry Self-Sourced Placement
6    A A sound understanding of business and strong written and oral communication skills
P Completion of at least 24 credit points.


Permission is required to enrol in this unit. Further information and application process is outlined at https://sydney.edu.au/students/placement-internship-opportunities.html or contact the WIL Hub Placement team: business.placements@sydney.edu.au.
Semester 1
Semester 2
CLAW6031
International Financial Crime
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
CLAW6888
Regulation of Fintech and Digital Information
6    A This unit is designed for students with no knowledge of fintech or digital information. However, it is expected that students are familiar with many of the companies and fintech technologies that will be discussed.
Semester 2
ECON6034
Global Economic History
6      Semester 2
IBUS5003
Global Business
6    N IBUS5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Intensive February
Semester 1
Semester 2
IBUS6002
Cross-Cultural Management
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
IBUS6020
Enterprise Management in China
6    N CHSC6902


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
INFS6071
Project Management in Business
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
MKTG6998
Social Media Analysis
6    N MKTG6999


Note. This unit does not use Python and covers marketing research and application using social media data. The unit of study MKTG6999 also covers social media and uses Python and emphasises the technical aspects of social media data processing and data analysis.
Semester 2
QBUS5011
Introduction to Programming
6    A No prior knowledge of programming or coding is assumed. Some knowledge of mathematics (at a basic level) is beneficial.
Semester 1
QBUS5015
Foundations of Health and Civic Analytics
6    A No prior knowledge is assumed although some familiarity with mathematical and statistical concepts will be an advantage.
Semester 1
QBUS5017
People Analytics in 4th Industrial Revolution
6    A BUSS5220 and BUSS5221
Semester 2
QBUS6320
Management Decision Making
6    A Basic Algebra, Probability, and Statistics
P QBUS5001 or QBUS5002


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
SIEN6006
Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship
6      Semester 1
SIEN6007
Entrepreneurship: Lean Startup
6    N IBUS6011
Semester 2
WORK5003
Management and Organisations
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
WORK6026
Organisational Change and Development
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
WORK6115
Managing Diversity and Inclusion at Work
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Intensive September
WORK6118
Managing Communication in Organisations
6    N ECOF6030 or ECOF6040


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2

Specialisations subject areas

The available specialisations in the Master of Commerce are:
(i) Accounting
(ii) Data Analytics for Business
(iii) Digital Business
(iv) Economics
(v) Finance
(vi) Global Logistics
(vii) Marketing
(viii) Strategy, Innovation and Management
The requirements for the completion of specialisations are set out in the specialisation tables, please refer the Commerce Subject Areas section in this handbook.

Table A - Elective units of study

(For all courses)
ACCT6001
Intermediate Financial Reporting
6    P ACCT5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
ACCT6002
International Accounting
6    A Accounting standards and their application
P ACCT5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
ACCT6003
Fundamental Analysis for Equity Investment
6    A QBUS5001 or QBUS5002
P ACCT5001 and FINC5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
ACCT6006
Advanced Managerial Accounting
6    P ACCT5002


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
ACCT6007
Contemporary Issues in Auditing
6    P ACCT6001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
ACCT6008
Managerial Accounting and Decision Making
6    P ACCT5001
N ACCT5002
Semester 1
Semester 2
ACCT6010
Advanced Financial Reporting
6    P ACCT6001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
ACCT6014
Designing Accounting Systems
6    P ACCT5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
ACCT6015
Extended Performance Reporting
6    P ACCT5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
BUSS6002
Data Science in Business
6    A Basic knowledge of probability and statistics
C QBUS5001 or QBUS5002


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECMT5001
Principles of Econometrics
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ECON5002
Macroeconomic Theory
6    N ECON5003
Intensive February
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECON5004
Communication in Economics
6    N ECON5050 or BUSS5020
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECON5006
Economics of Law and Public Policy
6      Semester 1
ECON5007
The Economics of Financial Markets
6    P ECON5001 or ECON5040
Semester 2
ECON5008
Behavioural Economics
6    P (ECON5001 or ECON5040) and (ECMT5001 or QBUS5001)
Intensive September
ECON5026
Strategic Business Relationships
6      Semester 2
ECON6008
International Money and Finance
6    P ECON5002
Semester 2
ECON6016
Trade and Development
6    P ECON5001 or ECON5002 or ECON5040
Semester 2
ECON6018
Environmental Economics
6    P ECON5001 or ECON5040
Semester 1
ECON6024
Private Equity
6    P ECON5001 or ECON5040
Semester 1
ECON6029
Health Economics and Policy Evaluation
6    P (ECON5001 or ECON5040) and (ECMT5001 or QBUS5001)
Semester 2
ECON6031
International Finance and Globalisation
6    P ECON5001 and ECON5002
Intensive April
ECON6034
Global Economic History
6      Semester 2
FINC5090
Finance in the Global Economy
6    C FINC5001
Semester 1
Semester 2
FINC6000
Quantitative Finance and Derivatives
6    A This unit requires students to have some background in calculus, matrices, statistics and probability.
P FINC5001
N FINC5002


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
FINC6001
Finance: Theory to Applications
6    P FINC5001


Students are strongly recommended to complete this unit before the Capstone subject for this specialisation.
Semester 1
Semester 2
FINC6005
Advanced Asset Pricing
6    P FINC5001 or FINC6000


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
FINC6009
Portfolio Theory and its Applications
6    P FINC5001 or FINC6000


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
FINC6010
Derivative Securities
6    P FINC5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
FINC6013
International Business Finance
6    P FINC5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
FINC6014
Fixed Income Securities
6    P FINC5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
FINC6015
Trading in Modern Financial Markets
6    P FINC5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
FINC6017
Mergers and Acquisitions
6    P FINC5001
N ACCT6011


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
FINC6021
Corporate Valuation
6    P FINC5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
FINC6023
Financial Risk Management
6    P FINC5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
FINC6025
Entrepreneurial Finance
6    P FINC5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
IBUS6000
Advanced International Business Strategy
6      Intensive February
Semester 1
Semester 2
IBUS6004
International Business Alliances
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
IBUS6019
Strategy and Emerging Markets
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
INFS6004
Digital Business Transformation
6    A Understanding the major functions of a business and how those business functions interact internally and externally so the company can be competitive in a changing market. How Information Systems can be used and managed in a business. How to critically analyse a business and determine its options for transformation. Desirable Experience as a member of a project team.
C INFS5002 or COMP5206


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
INFS6012
Digital Information Infrastructures
6    C INFS5002 or COMP5206


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
INFS6015
Business Process Management
6    C INFS5002 or COMP5206


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
INFS6016
Digital Business Models
6    A Understanding the major functions of a business and how those business functions interact internally and externally so the company can be competitive in the market is essential in order to critically analyse how and where a business can be innovative. Some knowledge of how technology can be applied in a business is also essential. Experience as a member of a project team is desirable.
C INFS5002 or COMP5206


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
INFS6018
Managing with Information and Data
6    A Understanding the major functions of a business and how those business functions interact internally and externally so the company can be competitive in a changing market. How information systems can be used and managed in a business. How to critically analyse a business and determine its options for transformation. (ii) Desirable Experience as a member of a project team.
C INFS5002 or COMP5206 or QBUS5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
INFS6023
Data Visualisation For Managers
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
INFS6024
Managing Data at Scale
6      Semester 2
INFS6032
Agile Project Methods
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
INFS6060
Digital Work Practices
6    A INFS5002 (or COMP5206) taken previously or concurrently
C INFS5002
Semester 1
INFS6066
Gadgets, Gods and Godzilla
6    C INFS5002 or COMP5206


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
ITLS6015
Managing Supply Chain Disruption
6      Semester 1
ITLS6016
Logistics and Future Cities
6    N ITLS6301
Intensive February
ITLS6111
Spatial Analytics
6    A Basic knowledge of Excel is assumed.
N ITLS6107 or TPTM6180


This unit will use R programming language to perform statistical analyses and spatial analyses. No prior programming knowledge is required.
Semester 2
ITLS6201
Global Distribution Strategy
6    C ITLS5020 or ITLS5000 or ITLS5250 or TPTM5001
N ITLS6101 or TPTM6440
Semester 1
Semester 2
ITLS6202
Sustainable Logistics and Procurement
6    C ITLS5020 or ITLS5000 or ITLS5250 or TPTM5001
Semester 1
Semester 2
ITLS6203
Analytic Methods for Logistics
6    N ITLS5200 or TPTM6495
Semester 1
Semester 2
MKTG6001
Marketing Research
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
MKTG6004
New Product Development
6    P MKTG5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
MKTG6006
Creating Persuasive Communications
6    P MKTG5001
N MKTG3121


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
MKTG6007
Consumer Behaviour
6    P MKTG5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Intensive October
Semester 1
Semester 2
MKTG6010
Machine Learning in Marketing
6    P BUSS6002
Semester 1
MKTG6013
International and Global Marketing
6    P MKTG5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
MKTG6015
Digital and Social Media Marketing
6    P MKTG5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
MKTG6016
Brand Management
6    P MKTG5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
MKTG6018
Customer Analytics and Relationship Management
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
MKTG6020
B2B Marketing
6    P MKTG5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
MKTG6023
Marketing Performance: Analytics and Metrics
6    A Students should have a top-level understanding of strategic marketing concepts and models, as well as being comfortable with financial and marketing numeracy.
P MKTG5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
MKTG6024
Marketing Analytics
6    A Understanding of basic marketing principles, statistics, and how to use analytic skills to solve marketing problems.
P MKTG5001


This unit provides introductory knowledge of Marketing Analytics to solve marketing problems. Students can develop a marketing strategy, exercising best practices of solving various managerial questions.
Semester 1
MKTG6104
Psychology of Marketing Decisions
6    P MKTG5001
N MKTG5002


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
MKTG6998
Social Media Analysis
6    N MKTG6999


Note. This unit does not use Python and covers marketing research and application using social media data. The unit of study MKTG6999 also covers social media and uses Python and emphasises the technical aspects of social media data processing and data analysis.
Semester 2
MKTG6999
Customer Social Data Analytical Tools
6    A Python programming, as covered in BUSS6002.
P BUSS6002
N MKTG6998


Note. This unit uses Python programming. The related unit of study MKTG6998 will examine social media data from angles without the need for Python programming.
Semester 2
QBUS5011
Introduction to Programming
6    A No prior knowledge of programming or coding is assumed. Some knowledge of mathematics (at a basic level) is beneficial.
Semester 1
QBUS5015
Foundations of Health and Civic Analytics
6    A No prior knowledge is assumed although some familiarity with mathematical and statistical concepts will be an advantage.
Semester 1
QBUS5017
People Analytics in 4th Industrial Revolution
6    A BUSS5220 and BUSS5221
Semester 2
QBUS6310
Business Operations Analysis
6    P ECMT5001 or QBUS5001 or QBUS5002
N ECMT6008


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
QBUS6810
Statistical Learning and Data Mining
6    P ECMT5001 or QBUS5001 or BUSS6002


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
QBUS6820
Business Risk Management
6    A Knowledge of basic probability theory and familiarity with spreadsheet modelling
P ECMT5001 or QBUS5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
QBUS6830
Financial Time Series and Forecasting
6    A Basic knowledge of quantitative methods including statistics, basic probability theory, and introductory regression analysis.
P ECMT5001 or QBUS5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
QBUS6840
Predictive Analytics
6    P (QBUS5001 or ECMT5001) and BUSS6002


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
QBUS6850
Machine Learning for Business
6    P QBUS6810


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
QBUS6860
Visual Data Analytics
6    A The unit assumes knowledge of statistics and confidence in working with data.
P QBUS5001 or QBUS5002


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
SIEN6001
Business Negotiations
6    N IBUS6018
Semester 2
SIEN6002
Sustainability: Business and Climate Crisis
6    N WORK6033
Semester 1
SIEN6003
Management Consulting
6    N WORK6111
Semester 2
SIEN6004
Innovation Ecosystems
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
SIEN6005
Social Entrepreneurship
6    N IBUS6016
Semester 2
SIEN6006
Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship
6      Semester 1
SIEN6007
Entrepreneurship: Lean Startup
6    N IBUS6011
Semester 2
WORK6001
Organisational Analysis and Behaviour
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
WORK6130
Leadership in Organisations
6    N ECOF5807 or ECOF6090


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1a

2. Table A for the Master of Commerce (Extension)

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Commerce

Award requirements

Master of Commerce (Extension)

To qualify for the award of the Master of Commerce (Extension), a candidate must complete 96 credit points, comprising:
(i) 12 credit points of Table A - Core units of study
(ii) a minimum of 6 and a maximum of 12 credit points of Table A - Foundational units of study
(iii) a specialisation (24 credit points in addition to the 6 credit point Foundational unit) selected from Table A-Commerce areas of specialisation
(iv) 6 credit points selected from Table A - Capstone units of study
(v) a minimum of 18 credit points selected from Table A - Selective units of study
(vi) an additional specialisation (24 credit points) listed below and specified in Table A, dissertation (24 credit points) as specified in Table A - Research units or any additional units of study from Table A - Selective units of study or Table A - Elective units of study required to make 96 credit points in total.

Units of study

Table A - Core units of study

BUSS5220
Responsible and Business Mindsets
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS5221
Analytic and Creative Mindsets
6    C BUSS5220


This unit is seen as connecting with and complementary to the Responsible and Business Mindset Unit both of which are compulsory for all MCom students.
Semester 1
Semester 2

Table A - Foundational units of study*

* Note that foundational units count to both the Foundational units of study for the course and the specialisation for the Master of Commerce (Extension)
ACCT5001
Foundation in Accounting
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECON5040
Microeconomics for Business
6    N ECON5001
Semester 1
Semester 2
FINC5001
Foundation in Finance
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
INFS5002
Foundation in Digital Business
6    N INFS6001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
ITLS5250
Foundation in Global Logistics
6    N ITLS5000 or TPTM5001
Semester 1
Semester 2
MKTG5001
Foundation in Marketing
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
QBUS5001
Foundation in Data Analytics for Business
6    A Students should be capable of reading data in tabulated form and working with Microsoft EXCEL and doing High School level of mathematics
N ECMT5001 or QBUS5002


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
SIEN5001
Foundation in Strategy, Innovation and Mgmt
6    N IBUS5002 or WORK6002
Semester 1
Semester 2

Table A - Capstone units of study

Capstone units will be available from 2022.
- ACCT6600 Accounting Capstone
- ECON6600 Economics Capstone
- FINC6600 Finance Capstone
- INFS6600 Digital Business Capstone
- ITLS6600 Global Logistics Capstone
- MKTG6600 Marketing Capstone
- QBUS6600 Data Analytics for Business Capstone
- SIEN6600 Strategy, Innovation and Management Capstone

Table A - Selective units of study

BUSS6104
Business Practicum
6    A A sound understanding of business and strong written and oral communication skills.
P Completion of at least 48 credit points


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS6500
Industry Placement
6    P Completion of at least 48 credit points with a minimum average of 60% (WAM)
N ECOF6500

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Permission is required to enrol in this unit. Further information and application process is outlined at https://sydney.edu.au/students/placement-internship-opportunities.html or contact the WIL Hub Placement team: business.placements@sydney.edu.au.
Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS6506
China Industry Placement
6    A To enrol in this unit students must be Mandarin speakers and have the right to work in China.
P Completion of at least 48 credit points with a minimum average of 60% (WAM)

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Permission is required to enrol in this unit. Further information and application process is outlined at https://sydney.edu.au/students/placement-internship-opportunities.html or contact the WIL Hub Placement team: business.placements@sydney.edu.au.
Intensive July
BUSS6514
Industry Self-Sourced Placement
6    A A sound understanding of business and strong written and oral communication skills
P Completion of at least 24 credit points.


Permission is required to enrol in this unit. Further information and application process is outlined at https://sydney.edu.au/students/placement-internship-opportunities.html or contact the WIL Hub Placement team: business.placements@sydney.edu.au.
Semester 1
Semester 2
CLAW6031
International Financial Crime
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
CLAW6888
Regulation of Fintech and Digital Information
6    A This unit is designed for students with no knowledge of fintech or digital information. However, it is expected that students are familiar with many of the companies and fintech technologies that will be discussed.
Semester 2
ECON6034
Global Economic History
6      Semester 2
IBUS5003
Global Business
6    N IBUS5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Intensive February
Semester 1
Semester 2
IBUS6002
Cross-Cultural Management
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
IBUS6020
Enterprise Management in China
6    N CHSC6902


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
INFS6071
Project Management in Business
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
MKTG6998
Social Media Analysis
6    N MKTG6999


Note. This unit does not use Python and covers marketing research and application using social media data. The unit of study MKTG6999 also covers social media and uses Python and emphasises the technical aspects of social media data processing and data analysis.
Semester 2
QBUS5011
Introduction to Programming
6    A No prior knowledge of programming or coding is assumed. Some knowledge of mathematics (at a basic level) is beneficial.
Semester 1
QBUS5015
Foundations of Health and Civic Analytics
6    A No prior knowledge is assumed although some familiarity with mathematical and statistical concepts will be an advantage.
Semester 1
QBUS5017
People Analytics in 4th Industrial Revolution
6    A BUSS5220 and BUSS5221
Semester 2
QBUS6320
Management Decision Making
6    A Basic Algebra, Probability, and Statistics
P QBUS5001 or QBUS5002


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
SIEN6006
Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship
6      Semester 1
SIEN6007
Entrepreneurship: Lean Startup
6    N IBUS6011
Semester 2
WORK5003
Management and Organisations
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
WORK6026
Organisational Change and Development
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
WORK6115
Managing Diversity and Inclusion at Work
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Intensive September
WORK6118
Managing Communication in Organisations
6    N ECOF6030 or ECOF6040


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2

Specialisations subject areas

The available specialisations in the Master of Commerce (Extension) are:
(i) Accounting
(ii) Data Analytics for Business
(iii) Digital Business
(iv) Economics
(v) Finance
(vi) Global Logistics
(vii) Marketing
(viii) Strategy, Innovation and Management
The requirements for the completion of specialisations are set out in the specialisation tables, please refer the Commerce Subject Areas section in this handbook..

Table A - Research units of study

BUSS7000
Business Dissertation A
12    P 48 credit points of prior study in the Master of Commerce program with a grade average of at least 80% and approval from the Program Director.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS7001
Business Dissertation B
12    P 48 credit points of prior study in the Master of Commerce program with a grade average of at least 80% and approval from the Program Director.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS7002
Business Dissertation
24    P 48 credit points of prior study in the Master of Commerce program with a grade average of at least 80% and approval from the Program Director.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2

Table A - Elective units of study

ACCT6001
Intermediate Financial Reporting
6    P ACCT5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
ACCT6002
International Accounting
6    A Accounting standards and their application
P ACCT5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
ACCT6003
Fundamental Analysis for Equity Investment
6    A QBUS5001 or QBUS5002
P ACCT5001 and FINC5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
ACCT6006
Advanced Managerial Accounting
6    P ACCT5002


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
ACCT6007
Contemporary Issues in Auditing
6    P ACCT6001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
ACCT6008
Managerial Accounting and Decision Making
6    P ACCT5001
N ACCT5002
Semester 1
Semester 2
ACCT6010
Advanced Financial Reporting
6    P ACCT6001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
ACCT6014
Designing Accounting Systems
6    P ACCT5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
ACCT6015
Extended Performance Reporting
6    P ACCT5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
BUSS6002
Data Science in Business
6    A Basic knowledge of probability and statistics
C QBUS5001 or QBUS5002


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECMT5001
Principles of Econometrics
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ECON5002
Macroeconomic Theory
6    N ECON5003
Intensive February
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECON5004
Communication in Economics
6    N ECON5050 or BUSS5020
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECON5006
Economics of Law and Public Policy
6      Semester 1
ECON5007
The Economics of Financial Markets
6    P ECON5001 or ECON5040
Semester 2
ECON5008
Behavioural Economics
6    P (ECON5001 or ECON5040) and (ECMT5001 or QBUS5001)
Intensive September
ECON5026
Strategic Business Relationships
6      Semester 2
ECON6008
International Money and Finance
6    P ECON5002
Semester 2
ECON6016
Trade and Development
6    P ECON5001 or ECON5002 or ECON5040
Semester 2
ECON6018
Environmental Economics
6    P ECON5001 or ECON5040
Semester 1
ECON6024
Private Equity
6    P ECON5001 or ECON5040
Semester 1
ECON6029
Health Economics and Policy Evaluation
6    P (ECON5001 or ECON5040) and (ECMT5001 or QBUS5001)
Semester 2
ECON6031
International Finance and Globalisation
6    P ECON5001 and ECON5002
Intensive April
ECON6034
Global Economic History
6      Semester 2
FINC5090
Finance in the Global Economy
6    C FINC5001
Semester 1
Semester 2
FINC6000
Quantitative Finance and Derivatives
6    A This unit requires students to have some background in calculus, matrices, statistics and probability.
P FINC5001
N FINC5002


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
FINC6001
Finance: Theory to Applications
6    P FINC5001


Students are strongly recommended to complete this unit before the Capstone subject for this specialisation.
Semester 1
Semester 2
FINC6005
Advanced Asset Pricing
6    P FINC5001 or FINC6000


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
FINC6009
Portfolio Theory and its Applications
6    P FINC5001 or FINC6000


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
FINC6010
Derivative Securities
6    P FINC5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
FINC6013
International Business Finance
6    P FINC5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
FINC6014
Fixed Income Securities
6    P FINC5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
FINC6015
Trading in Modern Financial Markets
6    P FINC5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
FINC6017
Mergers and Acquisitions
6    P FINC5001
N ACCT6011


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
FINC6021
Corporate Valuation
6    P FINC5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
FINC6023
Financial Risk Management
6    P FINC5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
FINC6025
Entrepreneurial Finance
6    P FINC5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
IBUS6000
Advanced International Business Strategy
6      Intensive February
Semester 1
Semester 2
IBUS6004
International Business Alliances
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
IBUS6019
Strategy and Emerging Markets
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
INFS6004
Digital Business Transformation
6    A Understanding the major functions of a business and how those business functions interact internally and externally so the company can be competitive in a changing market. How Information Systems can be used and managed in a business. How to critically analyse a business and determine its options for transformation. Desirable Experience as a member of a project team.
C INFS5002 or COMP5206


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
INFS6012
Digital Information Infrastructures
6    C INFS5002 or COMP5206


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
INFS6015
Business Process Management
6    C INFS5002 or COMP5206


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
INFS6016
Digital Business Models
6    A Understanding the major functions of a business and how those business functions interact internally and externally so the company can be competitive in the market is essential in order to critically analyse how and where a business can be innovative. Some knowledge of how technology can be applied in a business is also essential. Experience as a member of a project team is desirable.
C INFS5002 or COMP5206


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
INFS6018
Managing with Information and Data
6    A Understanding the major functions of a business and how those business functions interact internally and externally so the company can be competitive in a changing market. How information systems can be used and managed in a business. How to critically analyse a business and determine its options for transformation. (ii) Desirable Experience as a member of a project team.
C INFS5002 or COMP5206 or QBUS5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
INFS6023
Data Visualisation For Managers
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
INFS6024
Managing Data at Scale
6      Semester 2
INFS6032
Agile Project Methods
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
INFS6060
Digital Work Practices
6    A INFS5002 (or COMP5206) taken previously or concurrently
C INFS5002
Semester 1
INFS6066
Gadgets, Gods and Godzilla
6    C INFS5002 or COMP5206


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
ITLS6015
Managing Supply Chain Disruption
6      Semester 1
ITLS6016
Logistics and Future Cities
6    N ITLS6301
Intensive February
ITLS6111
Spatial Analytics
6    A Basic knowledge of Excel is assumed.
N ITLS6107 or TPTM6180


This unit will use R programming language to perform statistical analyses and spatial analyses. No prior programming knowledge is required.
Semester 2
ITLS6201
Global Distribution Strategy
6    C ITLS5020 or ITLS5000 or ITLS5250 or TPTM5001
N ITLS6101 or TPTM6440
Semester 1
Semester 2
ITLS6202
Sustainable Logistics and Procurement
6    C ITLS5020 or ITLS5000 or ITLS5250 or TPTM5001
Semester 1
Semester 2
ITLS6203
Analytic Methods for Logistics
6    N ITLS5200 or TPTM6495
Semester 1
Semester 2
MKTG6001
Marketing Research
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
MKTG6004
New Product Development
6    P MKTG5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
MKTG6006
Creating Persuasive Communications
6    P MKTG5001
N MKTG3121


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
MKTG6007
Consumer Behaviour
6    P MKTG5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Intensive October
Semester 1
Semester 2
MKTG6010
Machine Learning in Marketing
6    P BUSS6002
Semester 1
MKTG6013
International and Global Marketing
6    P MKTG5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
MKTG6015
Digital and Social Media Marketing
6    P MKTG5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
MKTG6016
Brand Management
6    P MKTG5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
MKTG6018
Customer Analytics and Relationship Management
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
MKTG6020
B2B Marketing
6    P MKTG5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
MKTG6023
Marketing Performance: Analytics and Metrics
6    A Students should have a top-level understanding of strategic marketing concepts and models, as well as being comfortable with financial and marketing numeracy.
P MKTG5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
MKTG6024
Marketing Analytics
6    A Understanding of basic marketing principles, statistics, and how to use analytic skills to solve marketing problems.
P MKTG5001


This unit provides introductory knowledge of Marketing Analytics to solve marketing problems. Students can develop a marketing strategy, exercising best practices of solving various managerial questions.
Semester 1
MKTG6104
Psychology of Marketing Decisions
6    P MKTG5001
N MKTG5002


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
MKTG6998
Social Media Analysis
6    N MKTG6999


Note. This unit does not use Python and covers marketing research and application using social media data. The unit of study MKTG6999 also covers social media and uses Python and emphasises the technical aspects of social media data processing and data analysis.
Semester 2
MKTG6999
Customer Social Data Analytical Tools
6    A Python programming, as covered in BUSS6002.
P BUSS6002
N MKTG6998


Note. This unit uses Python programming. The related unit of study MKTG6998 will examine social media data from angles without the need for Python programming.
Semester 2
QBUS5011
Introduction to Programming
6    A No prior knowledge of programming or coding is assumed. Some knowledge of mathematics (at a basic level) is beneficial.
Semester 1
QBUS5015
Foundations of Health and Civic Analytics
6    A No prior knowledge is assumed although some familiarity with mathematical and statistical concepts will be an advantage.
Semester 1
QBUS5017
People Analytics in 4th Industrial Revolution
6    A BUSS5220 and BUSS5221
Semester 2
QBUS6310
Business Operations Analysis
6    P ECMT5001 or QBUS5001 or QBUS5002
N ECMT6008


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
QBUS6810
Statistical Learning and Data Mining
6    P ECMT5001 or QBUS5001 or BUSS6002


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
QBUS6820
Business Risk Management
6    A Knowledge of basic probability theory and familiarity with spreadsheet modelling
P ECMT5001 or QBUS5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
QBUS6830
Financial Time Series and Forecasting
6    A Basic knowledge of quantitative methods including statistics, basic probability theory, and introductory regression analysis.
P ECMT5001 or QBUS5001


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
QBUS6840
Predictive Analytics
6    P (QBUS5001 or ECMT5001) and BUSS6002


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
QBUS6850
Machine Learning for Business
6    P QBUS6810


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
QBUS6860
Visual Data Analytics
6    A The unit assumes knowledge of statistics and confidence in working with data.
P QBUS5001 or QBUS5002


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1
Semester 2
SIEN6001
Business Negotiations
6    N IBUS6018
Semester 2
SIEN6002
Sustainability: Business and Climate Crisis
6    N WORK6033
Semester 1
SIEN6003
Management Consulting
6    N WORK6111
Semester 2
SIEN6004
Innovation Ecosystems
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
SIEN6005
Social Entrepreneurship
6    N IBUS6016
Semester 2
SIEN6006
Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship
6      Semester 1
SIEN6007
Entrepreneurship: Lean Startup
6    N IBUS6011
Semester 2
WORK6001
Organisational Analysis and Behaviour
6   

Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 2
WORK6130
Leadership in Organisations
6    N ECOF5807 or ECOF6090


Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Semester 1a