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Commerce

Unit of study table

Master of Commerce

To qualify for the award of the Master of Commerce, a candidate must complete 72 credit points, comprising:
(a) 12 credit points of degree core units of study
(b) 6 credit points of foundational units of study
(c) 24 credit point of specialisation units of study selected from Table A - Commerce specialisation areas
(d) 6 credit points of capstone units of study
(e) 12 credit points of degree selective units of study
(f) an additional 12 credit points to make a total of 72 credit points in a combination of units selected from:
(i) 6 to 12 credit points of foundational units of study and/or
(ii) 6 to 12 credit points of degree selective units of study and/or
(iii) 6 to 12 credit points of elective units of study.

Graduate Diploma in Commerce

To qualify for the award of the Graduate Diploma in Commerce, a candidate must complete 48 credit points, comprising:
(a) 12 credit points of degree core units of study
(b) 6 credit points of foundational units of study
(d) 6 credit points of degree selective units of study
(e) 12 credit points of elective units of study
(f) an additional 18 credit points to make a total of 48 credit points in a combination of units selected from:
(i) an additional 6 credit points of foundational units of study and/or
(ii) 6 to 18 credit points of degree selective units of study and/or
(iii) 6 to 18 credit points of elective units of study.

Graduate Certificate in Commerce

To qualify for the award of the Graduate Certificate in Commerce, a candidate must complete 24 credit points, comprising:
(a) 12 credit points of degree core units of study
(b) 6 credit points of foundational units of study
(c) an additional 6 credit points to make a total of 24 credit points in total selected from:
(i) 6 credit points of additional foundational units of study or
(ii) 6 credit points of elective units of study.

 

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

Degree core units of study (for all commerce courses)

It is recommended that BUSS5220 and BUSS5221 be completed in the first two semesters of study.
BUSS5220
Responsible Business Mindset
6 C BUSS5221
BUSS5221
Creative and Analytic Mindset
6 C BUSS5220
This unit is seen as connecting with and complementary to the Responsible Business Mindset unit, both of which are compulsory for all Master of Commerce students.

Foundational units of study (for all commerce courses)*

* Note that foundational units count to both the Foundational units of study for the course and the specialisation for the Master of Commerce
ACCT5001
Foundation in Accounting
6  
ECON5040
Foundation in Economics
6 N ECON5001
FINC5001
Foundation in Finance
6  
INFS5002
Foundation in Business Information Systems
6 N INFS6001
ITLS5250
Foundation in Global Logistics
6 N ITLS5000 or TPTM5001
MKTG5001
Foundation in Marketing
6  
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
SIEN5001
Foundation in Strategy, Innovation and Mgmt
6 N IBUS5002 or WORK6002

Capstone units of study (for Master of Commerce)

Note: The capstone unit of study must be relevant to a student's specialisation. It must be taken in student's final semester of the Master of Commerce.
ACCT6600
Accounting Capstone
6 P Completion of 18 credit points towards the Accounting specialisation (including ACCT5001 and ACCT6008)
C Completion of 6 credit points towards the Accounting specialisation
This unit is the capstone for the Accounting specialisation. Students should undertake this unit of study in their final semester of study.
ECON6600
Economics Capstone
6

P 18 credit points towards the Economics specialisation including (ECON5040 and ECON5002)
C 6 credit points towards the Economics specialisation

FINC6600
Finance Capstone

6

A Students should complete this unit in their final semester of study
P Completion of 18 credit points of units towards the Finance specialisation (including FINC5001 and FINC6001)
C Completion of 6 credit points towards the Finance specialisation

This unit is the capstone for the Finance specialisation. Students should undertake this unit of study in their final semester of study.

INFS6600
Business Information Systems Capstone
6 A Students should complete this unit in their final semester of study
P Completion of 18 credit points of units towards the Digital Business or Business Information Systems specialisation (including INFS5002)
C Completion of 6 credit points towards the Digital Business or Business Information Systems specialisation
This unit is the capstone for the Business Information Systems specialisation. Students should undertake this Unit of Study in their final semester of study.
ITLS6600
Global Logistics Capstone
6 P Completion of 18 credit points of units towards the Global Logistics specialisation (including ITLS5250)
C Completion of 6 credit points towards the Global Logistics specialisation
This unit is the capstone for the Global Logistics specialisation. Students should undertake this Unit of Study in their final semester of study.
MKTG6600
Marketing Capstone
6 P Completion of 18 credit points of units towards the Marketing specialisation (including MKTG5001)
C Completion of 6 credit points towards the Marketing specialisation
This unit is the capstone for the Marketing specialisation. Students should undertake this Unit of Study in their final semester of study.
QBUS6600
Data Analytics for Business Capstone
6 A Students should complete this unit in their final semester of study
P Completion of 18 credit points of units towards the Data Analytics for Business specialisation (including QBUS5001 and BUSS6002)
C Completion of 6 credit points towards the Data Analytics for Business specialisation
This unit is the capstone for the Data Analytics for Business specialisation. Students should undertake this Unit of Study in their final semester of study.
SIEN6600
Strategy, Innovation and Management Capstone
6 P Completion of 18 credit points of units towards the Strategy, Innovation and Management specialisation (including SIEN5001)
C Completion of 6 credit points towards the Strategy, Innovation and Management specialisation
This unit is the capstone for the Strategy, Innovation and Management specialisation. Students should undertake this Unit of Study in their final semester of study.

Degree selective units of study (for Master of Commerce only)

BWIL6300
Business Consulting Practicum
6

A A sound understanding of business and strong written and oral communication skills
N BUSS6104

BWIL6100
Industry Placement
6 P Completion of at least 24 credit points with a minimum WAM of 60
N BUSS6500 or ECOF6500
BUSS6105
Leading in a Post-Crisis World
6 N BUSS6103
BWIL6150
Experience in Industry
6

A A sound understanding of business and strong written and oral communication skills
P Completion of at least 24 credit points
N BUSS6514

BWIL6210
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 24 credit points with a minimum WAM of 60
N BUSS6506
BWIL6215
USA Industry Placement
6 A A sound understanding of business and strong written and oral communication skills. A flexible adaptability to international environments
P Completion of at least 24 credit points with a minimum WAM of 60
N BUSS6503
BWIL6220
Europe Industry Placement
6

A A sound understanding of business and strong written and oral communication skills. A flexible adaptability to international environments
P Completion of at least 24 credit points with a minimum WAM of 60
N BUSS6504

BWIL6250
Leadership and Collaboration Study Tour
6 A A sound understanding of business and strong written and oral communication skills. A flexible adaptability to international environments
P Completion of at least 24 credit points
N BUSS6515
BWIL6260
Philippines Study Tour
6 A A sound understanding of business and strong written and oral communication skills
BWIL6573
Job Smart Edge
6 N BUSS6102
Students need to be simultaneously enrolled in the Job Smart Edge co-curricular program.

Degree selective units of study (for both the Graduate Diploma and Master of Commerce)

CLAW6031
International Financial Crime
6  
CLAW6035
Climate Change, Business and Regulation
6  
CLAW6038
Global Tax Strategy in Digital Economy
6 A This unit is designed for students with no prior knowledge in taxation
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
FINC6032
International Banking
6 A Understanding of main business concepts such as time value of money, financial management objectives of corporations, the role of banks in the economy
N BANK6005
IBUS5003
Global Business
6 N IBUS5001
IBUS6002
Cross-Cultural Management
6  
IBUS6020
Enterprise Management in China
6 N CHSC6902
INFC7000
Inventing the Future
6 A Students are expected to be experienced in their own discipline at a postgraduate level
Students must be able to start in the first week and commit to the full semester. Students must be at a postgraduate level within their own faculty. An application form will be required to be completed to ensure appropriate fit for students to this style of Unit. The Unit is designed for high achieving students and is not suitable for all students. The application form is designed to ensure students who undertake this unit are suitable for such a program.
INFS6071
Project Management in Business
6  
INFS6077
Digital, Data and Decisions
6 N INFS6016

ITLS6500
Decision Making on Mega Projects

6  
ITLS6501
Infrastructure Financing
6  
MKTG6998
Social Media Analysis
6 N MKTG6999
Note. This unit does not assume knowledge of Python.
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
N BUSS6002
QBUS5010
Intro to Dashboarding and Data Visualisation
6 A The unit does not assume any prior knowledge of visual analytics
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
QBUS5017
People Analytics in 4th Industrial Revolution
6 A BUSS5220 and BUSS5221
QBUS6320
Management Decision Making
6 A Basic Algebra, Probability, and Statistics
P QBUS5001 or QBUS5002
SIEN6006
Entrepreneurship
6  
SIEN6007
Entrepreneurship: Lean Startup
6 N IBUS6011
WORK5003
Management and Organisations

6  
WORK6026
Organisational Change and Development

6  
WORK6030
Performance and Rewards

6  
WORK6115
Managing Diversity and Inclusion at Work

6  
WORK6118
Managing Communication in Organisations

6 N ECOF6030 or ECOF6040

Master of Commerce specialisation subject areas

(a) Accounting
(b) Business Information Systems
(c) Data Analytics for Business
(d) Economics
(e) Finance
(f) Global Logistics
(g) Marketing
(h) Strategy, Innovation and Management
The requirements for the completion of specialisations are set out in the Table A - Commerce specialisation areas section in this handbook.

Elective units of study (for all commerce courses)

ACCT6001
Financial Reporting and Analysis
6 P ACCT5001
ACCT6002
International Accounting
6 A Accounting standards and their application
P ACCT5001
ACCT6003
Fundamental Analysis for Equity Investment
6 A QBUS5001 or QBUS5002
P ACCT5001 and (FINC5001 or BUSS5514)
ACCT6007
Contemporary Issues in Auditing
6 P ACCT6001
ACCT6008
Managerial Accounting and Decision Making
6 P ACCT5001
N ACCT5002
ACCT6010
Financial Reporting for Business Groups
6 P ACCT6001
ACCT6014
Contemporary Technologies in Accounting
6 P ACCT5001
ACCT6015
Extended Performance Reporting
6 P ACCT5001
BUSS6002
Data Science in Business
6 A Basic knowledge of probability and statistics
C QBUS5001 or QBUS5002
ECON5002
Macroeconomic Theory
6 N ECON5003
ECON5006
Economics of Law and Public Policy
6 P ECON5001 or ECON5040
ECON5007
The Economics of Financial Markets
6 P ECON5001 or ECON5040 or ECON6701
ECON5008
Behavioural Economics
6 P (ECON5001 or ECON5040 or ECON6701) and (ECMT5001 or ECMT6702 or QBUS5001)
ECON5026
Strategic Business Relationships
6 P ECON5001 or ECON5040
ECON5050
Communicating Economics
6 P ECON5040
N ECON5004
ECON6008
International Money and Finance
6 P (ECON5001 or ECON5040 or ECON6001 or ECON6701) and (ECON5002 or ECON6002 or ECON6702) and (ECMT5001 or QBUS5001 or QBUS5002 or ECMT6002 or ECMT6702)
ECON6016
Trade and Development
6 P ECON5001 or ECON5002 or ECON5040 or ECON6701 or ECON6702
ECON6018
Environmental Economics
6 P ECON5001 or ECON5040 or ECON6701
ECON6024
Private Equity
6 P ECON5001 or ECON5040 or ECON5002 or ECON6701 or ECON6702
ECON6029
Health Economics and Policy Evaluation
6 P (ECON5001 or ECON5040 or ECON6701) and (ECMT5001 or ECMT6702 or QBUS5001)
ECON6035
Global Economic History for Business
6 N ECON6034
FINC5090
Finance in the Global Economy
6 C FINC5001
FINC6001
Finance: Theory to Applications
6 P FINC5001
Master of Commerce / Master of Commerce (Extension) students must complete this unit before the Capstone subject for this specialisation.
FINC6005
Advanced Asset Pricing

6 P FINC5001 or FINC6000
FINC6009
Portfolio Theory and Its Applications
6 P FINC5001 or FINC6000
FINC6010
Derivative Securities
6 P FINC5001
FINC6013
International Business Finance
6 P FINC5001
FINC6014
Fixed Income Securities
6 P FINC5001
FINC6015
Trading in Modern Financial Markets
6 P FINC5001
FINC6017
Mergers and Acquisitions
6 A Calculation of free cash flows, trading multiples, discounted cash flow valuation methodology, valuation sensitivities, regression analysis.
P FINC5001
N ACCT6011
FINC6021
Corporate Valuation
6 P FINC5001
FINC6022
Behavioural Finance
6 P FINC5001
FINC6023
Financial Risk Management
6 P FINC5001
FINC6025
Entrepreneurial Finance
6 P FINC5001
FINC6031
Financial Intermediary Management
6 P FINC5001
N BANK6002
IBUS6000
Advanced International Business Strategy
6 N IBUS6001
IBUS6004
International Business Alliances
6  
IBUS6019
Strategy and Emerging Markets
6  
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 digital technologies can be used and managed in a business. How to critically analyse a business and determine its options for digital transformation. Desirable Assumed Knowledge: Experience as a member of a project team
C INFS5002 or COMP5206
INFS6012
Digital Information Infrastructures
6 C INFS5002 or COMP5206
INFS6015
Business Process Management
6 C INFS5002 or COMP5206
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
INFS6018
Managing with Information and Data
6 A Understanding the major functions of a business and how those business functions interact Semester 1 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 or QBUS5001
INFS6023
Data Visualisation For Managers
6  
INFS6024
Managing Data at Scale
6  
INFS6032
Agile Project Methods
6  
INFS6060
Digital Work Practices
6 A INFS5002 (or COMP5206) taken previously or concurrently
C INFS5002
INFS6066
Gadgets, Gods and Godzilla
6 C INFS5002 or COMP5206
ITLS6015
Managing Supply Chain Disruption
6  
ITLS6016
Logistics and Future Cities
6 N ITLS6301
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.
ITLS6201
Global Distribution Strategy
6 C ITLS5020 or ITLS5000 or ITLS5250 or TPTM5001 or MIBS6004
N ITLS6101 or TPTM6440
ITLS6202
Sustainable Logistics and Procurement
6 C TLS5020 or ITLS5000 or ITLS5250 or TPTM5001 or SUST5001
N ITLS6003
ITLS6203
Analytic Methods for Logistics
6 N ITLS5200 or TPTM6495
MKTG6001
Marketing Research
6  
MKTG6004
New Product Development
6 P MKTG5001
MKTG6006
Persuasive Advertising: Illuminating Dark Art
6 P MKTG5001
N MKTG3121
MKTG6007
Consumer Behaviour
6 P MKTG5001
MKTG6010
Machine Learning in Marketing
6 P BUSS6002 or QBUS5011
MKTG6013
International and Global Marketing
6  
MKTG6015
Digital and Social Media Marketing
6 P MKTG5001
MKTG6016
Brand Management
6 P MKTG5001
MKTG6018
Customer Analytics and Relationship Management
6  
MKTG6020
B2B Marketing
6 P MKTG5001
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.
MKTG6104
Psychology of Marketing Decisions
6 P MKTG5001
N MKTG5002
MKTG6999
Marketing Analytics for Social Media
6 A Python programming, as covered in BUSS6002
P BUSS6002
N MKTG6998
QBUS6310
Business Operations Analysis
6 P ECMT5001 or QBUS5001 or QBUS5002
N ECMT6008
QBUS6810
Statistical Learning and Data Mining
6 P (ECMT5001 or QBUS5001 or STAT5003) and (a mark of 65 or greater in BUSS6002 or COMP5310 or COMP5318)
Students should complete BUSS6002 before enrolling in this unit as QBUS6810 builds on the material covered in BUSS6002.
QBUS6820
Prescriptive Analytics: From Data To Decision
6 A Vectors, matrices, probability, Python
P ECMT5001 or QBUS5001
C BUSS6002
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
QBUS6840
Predictive Analytics
6 P (QBUS5001 or ECMT5001 or STAT5003) and (a mark of 65 or greater in BUSS6002 or COMP5310 or COMP5318)
QBUS6850
Machine Learning for Business
6 P QBUS6810
QBUS6860
Visual Data Analytics
6 A The unit assumes knowledge of statistics and confidence in working with data
P QBUS5001 or QBUS5002
QBUS6952
Behavioral Data Science for Business
6 A The unit assumes knowledge of statistics and confidence in working with data
SIEN6001
Business Negotiations
6 N IBUS6018
SIEN6002
Managing Sustainability
6 N WORK6033
SIEN6003
Management Consulting
6 N WORK6111
SIEN6004
Innovation Management
6  
SIEN6005
Social Entrepreneurship
6 N IBUS6016
WORK6001
Organisational Analysis and Behaviour

6  
WORK6130
Leadership in Organisations

6 N ECOF5807 or ECOF6090