Master of Commerce

Level: Postgraduate coursework

The Sydney Master of Commerce (MCom) will equip you with the advanced skills and knowledge required for a high-level position in industry, business and government. Whether your background is in business or in some other field such as arts, engineering or science the MCom is the ideal degree to either fast-track your current career or take it in a new direction entirely.

The program provides foundational business knowledge and then allows you to focus on up to three areas of interest. The Master of Commerce at the University of Sydney Business School has been enhanced to offer you:

  • Integrated learning in the key areas of business
  • Greater flexibility
  • Advanced specialisation
  • Real-world experience
After completing your choice of foundation units, which are designed to give you a breadth of knowledge, the program allows you to choose up to three areas of specialisation. In addition, the capstone unit of study provides you with an integrated learning experience. The capstone unit is designed to consolidate your learning and teach you how to apply your knowledge and skills to real-world business problems. High-performing students may also be able to take their study one step further by completing an industry placement and/or a dissertation. Whatever your goals, the highly flexible Master of Commerce program will advance your career in virtually any field.


The Business School recognises the importance of prior learning and industry experience. If you hold a prior qualification in a business field and/or have relevant industry experience of at least three years in duration, you could be eligible for RPL in your Master of Commerce degree, reducing the duration of your studies by up to one year. Find out more details at Recognition of Prior Learning.

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