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Postgraduate coursework specialisations

New students commencing study from 2017, should refer to the specialisation information listing under sydney.edu.au/courses/master-of-commerce or the 2017 version of the Business School (Postgraduate) Handbook.

Specialisations: Students commencing study from 2017

Specialisations: 2011 – 2016 continuing students

Pre-2017 continuing students enrolled in the Master of Commerce and related combined degrees, should refer to the handbook of the year they commenced their degree for details of the following majors. Archived handbooks can be accessed on the Handbooks website.

Accounting

For students commencing study between 2012 and 2016, the structure of this specialisation is the same as what is currently listed for students commencing study from 2017 – please refer current version of this specialisation. Students who commenced study in 2011 can follow: Requirements for the Accounting specialisation for students who commenced study in the Master of Commerce in 2011 

Aviation and Maritime Management and Logistics

This specialisation is available for students who commenced study or transferred into the Master of Commerce degree from 2015. The structure of this specialisation is the same as what is currently listed for students commencing study from 2017 – please refer current version of this specialisation.

Banking

Pre-2017 continuing students should refer to the handbook of the year they commenced study and these transitional arrangements: Banking specialisation – Pre-2017 continuing students 

Big Data in Business

This specialisation is available for students who commenced study or transferred into the Master of Commerce degree from 2015. Pre-2017 continuing students should refer to the handbook of the year they commenced study and these transitional arrangements: Big Data in Business specialisation – Pre-2017 continuing students 

Business Analytics (formerly titled Quantitative Business Analysis)

This specialisation is available for students who commenced study or transferred into the Master of Commerce degree from 2015. Pre-2015 commencing students complete the Quantitative Business Analysis specialisation – 2012-2014 continuing students 
Pre-2017 continuing students should refer to the handbook of the year they commenced study and these transitional arrangements: Business Analytics specialisation – Pre-2017 continuing students 

Business Information Systems (formerly titled Integrated Business Solutions)

Pre-2017 continuing students should refer to the handbook of the year they commenced study and these transitional arrangements: Business Information Systems specialisation – Pre-2017 continuing students 
2011 commencing students can complete the Integrated Business Solutions specialisation – 2011 continuing students 

Business Law

Pre-2017 continuing students should refer to the handbook of the year they commenced study and these transitional arrangements: Business Law specialisation – Pre-2017 continuing students 

Business Sustainability

This specialisation is available for students who commenced study or transferred into the Master of Commerce degree form 2015. Pre-2017 continuing students should refer to the handbook of the year they commenced study and these transitional arrangements: Business Sustainability specialisation – Pre-2017 continuing students 

Econometrics

This specialisation is only available to students who commenced study before 2016. Pre-2016 continuing students should refer to the handbook of the year they commenced study and these transitional arrangements: Econometrics specialisation – Pre-2016 continuing students 

Economics *

This specialisation is only available to students who commenced study before 2017. Pre-2017 continuing students should refer to the handbook of the year they commenced study and these transitional arrangements: Economics specialisation – Pre-2016 continuing students 

Finance

Pre-2017 continuing students should refer to the handbook of the year they commenced study and these transitional arrangements: Finance specialisation – Pre-2017 continuing students 

Infrastructure and Transport Management

This specialisation is available for students who commenced study or transferred into the Master of Commerce degree from 2015. Pre-2017 continuing students should refer to the handbook of the year they commenced study and these transitional arrangements: Infrastructure and Transport Management specialisation – Pre-2017 continuing students 

International Business

Pre-2017 continuing students should refer to the handbook of the year they commenced study and these transitional arrangements: International Business specialisation – Pre-2017 continuing students 

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Pre-2017 continuing students should refer to the handbook of the year they commenced study and these transitional arrangements: Logistics and Supply Chain Management specialisation – Pre-2017 continuing students 

Marketing

For students commencing study between 2012 and 2016, the structure of this specialisation is the same as what is currently listed for students commencing study from 2017 – please refer current version of this specialisation. Students who commenced study in 2011 can follow: Requirements for the Marketing specialisation for students who commenced study in the Master of Commerce in 2011 

People, Management and Organisations (formerly titled Management and Organisations)

Pre-2017 continuing students should refer to the handbook of the year they commenced study and these transitional arrangements: People, Management and Organisations specialisation – Pre-2017 continuing students 
2011 and 2012 commencing students can complete the Management and Organisations specialisation – 2011-2012 continuing students 

Project Management

Pre-2017 continuing students should refer to the handbook of the year they commenced study and these transitional arrangements: Project Management specialisation – Pre-2017 continuing students 

Quantitative Finance

Pre-2017 continuing students should refer to the handbook of the year they commenced study and these transitional arrangements: Quantitative Finance specialisation – Pre-2017 continuing students 

Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (formerly titled Strategy and Innovation)

Pre-2017 continuing students should refer to the handbook of the year they commenced study and these transitional arrangements: Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship specialisation – Pre-2017 continuing students 
2011 and 2012 commencing students can complete the Strategy and Innovation specialisation – 2011-2012 continuing students 

* This specialisation is replaced by Business Economics for students commencing study from 2017.

Majors (pre-2011 continuing students)

Pre-2011 continuing students enrolled in the Master of Commerce and related combined degrees, including the combined Master of Commerce and Master of Professional Accounting degree, should refer to the handbook of the year they commenced their degree for details of the following majors. Archived handbooks can be accessed on the Handbooks website.

Subject areas for majors

Accounting Banking Business and Security
Business and Society* Business Decision Sciences Business Information Systems
Business Law Business Statistics Economics
Employment Relations and Human Resource Management Entrepreneurship Finance
Governance** International Business Marketing
Organisational Analysis and Strategy Quantitative Finance Strategic Management
Supply Chain and Logistics Management Taxation Transport Management

** Please Note. Business and Society and Governance specialisations are only available for students who commenced their degrees prior to 2009.

The requirements for these majors is available in the Handbook for the year students commenced their degree or can be downloaded here: Pre-2011 Majors for the Master of Commerce and combined Master of Commerce degrees