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Master of Commerce - 16 unit program: 2013-2016 Continuing Students

Course Code MACOMMER3000
Course Type Postgraduate
Credit Points Required  96
CRICOS code 077328F

Description

This course is for continuing students (pre-2017 commencing) only.  Prospective students commencing from 2017 refer to the Master of Commerce on the University of Sydney website or the 2017 Business School Handbook.

Students who commenced study prior to Semester 2, 2013 follow the 12 unit Master of Commerce program.

Students who commenced prior to 2017 should refer to the handbook of the year they commenced study and any relevant transitional arrangements for their program listed below.


Progression guides – for pre-2017 continuing  students

 

One specialisation

The following table shows an example degree progression for a student who wishes to attain one specialisation in the Master of Commerce on a full-time basis undertaking four units of study per semester.

YEAR SESSION UNITS OF STUDY CREDIT POINTS

Year 1

Semester 1

foundational unit (articulates to specialisation)

foundational unit

foundational or elective unit

BUSS5000 (or substitute)

24

Semester 2

unit for specialisation

foundational or elective unit

foundational or elective unit

foundational or elective unit

24

Year 2

Semester 1

unit for specialisation

unit for specialisation

elective unit

elective unit

24

Semester 2 unit for specialisation elective unit elective unit BUSS6000 24
 

96

Two specialisations

The following table shows an example degree progression for a student who wishes to attain two specialisations in the Master of Commerce on a full-time basis undertaking four units of study per semester.

YEAR SESSION UNITS OF STUDY CREDIT POINTS

Year 1

Semester 1

foundational unit (articulates to specialisation A)

foundational or elective unit

foundational unit (articulates to specialisation B)

BUSS5000
(or substitute)

24

Semester 2

unit for specialisation A

foundational or elective unit

foundational or elective unit

unit for specialisation B

24

Year 2

Semester 1

unit for specialisation A

unit for specialisation A

unit for specialisation B

unit for specialisation B

24

Semester 2 unit for specialisation A foundational or elective unit unit for specialisation B BUSS6000 24
 

96

Please Note: The information listed in these programs of study examples is meant as a guide only. Students should always check the requirements for individual units of study. Students are usually able to complete the units of study for their degree in different sequences to those listed above. 

 Degree progression examples for students who have received recognition of prior learning 

Students  in the Master of Commerce who receive 24 credit points of Recognition of prior  learning will shorten their degree to 1.5 years. Student how do Recognition of  prior learning will need to plan their studies more carefully especially if  they are wishing to study more than one specialisation.

One specialisation

The following tables illustrate  degree progression examples for students who  wishes to attain one specialisation in the Master of Commerce and have received  24 credit points of recognition of prior learning (RPL) on a full-time basis  undertaking four units of study per semester.

1. 24 credit points RPL (unspecified)

                    
YEAR SESSION UNITS OF STUDY CREDIT POINTS

RPL

RPLN7024  Recognition  of prior learning

24

 
Year 1

Semester 1

foundational unit (articulates to specialisation)

foundational unit

foundational or elective unit

BUSS5000
(or substitute)

24

Semester 2

unit for specialisation

unit for specialisation

foundational or elective unit

foundational or elective unit

24

Year 2 Semester 1 unit for specialisation unit for specialisation foundational or elective unit BUSS6000 24
 

96

2. Six credit points RPL for foundational unit + 18 credit points RPL (unspecified)

                                                   
YEAR SESSION UNITS OF STUDY CREDIT POINTS
RPL Recognition  of prior learning for a foundational  unit (articulates to specialisation) * RPLN7018  Recognition  of prior learning 24

Year 1

Semester 1

unit for specialisation *

foundational

foundational or elective unit

BUSS5000
(or substitute)

24

Semester 2

unit for specialisation *

foundational or elective unit

foundational or elective unit

foundational or elective unit

24

Year 2

Semester 1

 

unit for specialisation *

 

unit for specialisation *

 

elective unit

 
BUSS6000

24

 
 

96

 

* In this example, the student has RPL for the foundational unit that articulates to their chosen specialistion allowing the student to commence their specialistion from their first semester of enrolment.

3. Six credit points RPL for foundational unit + six credit points RPL for foundational unit + 12 credit points RPL (unspecified)

                                                         
YEAR SESSION UNITS OF STUDY CREDIT POINTS
RPL Recognition  of prior learning for a foundational  unit (articulates to specialisation)* Recognition  of prior learning for a foundational  unit RPLN7012  Recognition  of prior learning 24

Year 1

Semester 1

unit for specialisation *

foundational or elective unit

foundational or elective unit

BUSS5000
(or substitute)

24

Semester 2

unit for specialisation *

foundational or elective unit

foundational or elective unit

elective unit

24

Year 2

Semester 1

 

unit for specialisation *

 

unit for specialisation *

 

elective unit

 
BUSS6000

24

 
 

96

 

* In this example, the student has RPL for the foundational unit that articulates to their chosen specialistion allowing the student to commence their specialistion from their first semester of enrolment.

4. Six credit points RPL for foundational unit + six credit points RPL for foundational unit + six credit points RPL for foundational unit + 6 credit points RPL (unspecified)

                                                                            
YEAR SESSION UNITS OF STUDY CREDIT POINTS

RPL

     
Recognition  of prior learning for a foundational  unit (articulates to specialisation)* Recognition  of prior learning for a foundational  unit Recognition  of prior learning for a foundational  unit RPLN7006  Recognition  of prior learning 24
Year 1

Semester 1

unit for specialisation *

foundational or elective unit

foundational or elective unit

BUSS5000
(or substitute)

24

Semester 2

unit for specialisation *

foundational or elective unit

elective unit

elective unit

24

Year 2

Semester 1

 

unit for specialisation *

 

unit for specialisation *

 

elective unit

 
BUSS6000

24

 
 

96

 

* In this example, the student has RPL for the foundational unit that articulates to their chosen specialistion allowing the student to commence their specialistion from their first semester of enrolment.

Two specialisations

The following tables illustrate example degree progressions for  students who  wishes to attain two specialisations in the Master of Commerce and have  received 24 credit points of recognition of prior learning on a full-time basis  undertaking four units of study per semester.

1. 24 credit points RPL (unspecified)

                                             
YEAR SESSION UNITS OF STUDY CREDIT POINTS
RPL RPLN7024  Recognition  of prior learning 24

Year 1

Semester 1

foundational unit (articulates to specialisation A)

unit for specialisation A

foundational unit (articulates to specialisation B)

BUSS5000
(or substitute)

24

Semester 2

unit for specialisation A

unit for specialisation A

unit for specialisation B

unit for specialisation B

24

Year 2

Semester 1

 

unit for specialisation A

 

unit for specialisation B

 

unit for specialisation B

 
BUSS6000

24

 
 

96

 

2. Six credit points RPL for foundational unit + 18 credit points RPL (unspecified)

                                                      
YEAR SESSION UNITS OF STUDY CREDIT POINTS
RPL Recognition  of prior learning for a foundational  unit (articulates to specialisation) * RPLN7018  Recognition  of prior learning 24

Year 1

Semester 1

unit for specialisation A *

foundational or elective unit

foundational unit (articulates to specialisation B)

BUSS5000
(or substitute)

24

 

Semester 2

unit for specialisation A *

unit for specialisation A*

unit for specialisation B

unit for specialisation B

24

Year 2

Semester 1

 

unit for specialisation A *

 

unit for specialisation B

 

unit for specialisation B

 
BUSS6000

24

 
 

96

 

* In this example, the student has RPL for the foundational unit that articulates to their chosen specialistion allowing the student to commence their specialistion from their first semester of enrolment.

3. Six credit points RPL for foundational unit + six credit points RPL for foundational unit + 12 credit points RPL (unspecified)

                                                         
YEAR SESSION UNITS OF STUDY CREDIT POINTS
RPL Recognition  of prior learning for a foundational  unit (articulates to specialisation A)* Recognition  of prior learning for a foundational  unit (articulates to specialisation B)* RPLN7012  Recognition  of prior learning 24

Year 1

Semester 1

unit for specialisation A *

unit for specialisation B *

foundational or elective unit

BUSS5000
(or substitute)

24

Semester 2

unit for specialisation A *

unit for specialisation B *

unit for specialisation B*

foundational or elective unit

24

Year 2

Semester 1

 

unit for specialisation A *

 

unit for specialisation A *

 

unit for specialisation B*

 
BUSS6000

24

 
 

96

 

* In this example, the student has RPL for the foundational units that articulate to their chosen specialistions allowing the student to commence their specialistion from their first semester of enrolment.

4. Six credit points RPL for foundational unit + six credit points RPL for foundational unit + six credit points RPL for foundational unit + 6 credit points RPL (unspecified)

                                                               
YEAR SESSION UNITS OF STUDY CREDIT POINTS
RPL Recognition  of prior learning for a foundational  unit (articulates to specialisation A) * Recognition  of prior learning for a foundational  unit (articulates to specialisation B) * Recognition  of prior learning for a foundational unit RPLN7006  Recognition  of prior learning 24

Year 1

Semester 1

unit for specialisation A *

foundational or elective unit

unit for specialisation B *

BUSS5000
(or substitute)

24

Semester 2

unit for specialisation A *

foundational or elective unit

unit for specialisation B *

unit for specialisation B *

24

Year 2

Semester 1

 

unit for specialisation A *

 

unit for specialisation A *

 

unit for specialisation B *

 
BUSS6000

24

 
 

96

 

* In this example, the student has RPL for the foundational units that articulate to their chosen specialistions allowing students to commence their specialistion from their first semester of enrolment.

Degree progression examples - specialisations and specialisation combinations

The following downloadable degree progression examples illustrate all single specialisations and some specialisation combinations which can undertaken in the Master of Commerce. Students should note that many other combinations of specialisations can be completed other than those illustrated in the examples below.

One specialisation
Two specialisations
Three specialisations