Progression guides

The following tables show course progression examples for a student enrolled in the Master of Commerce, the Graduate Diploma in Commerce or the Graduate Certificate in Commerce.

Please Note. The information listed in these progression examples is based on the unit of study offerings for the current year and is intended as a guide only. Students are usually able to complete the units of study for their course in different sequences to that which is listed (including enrolling in units in summer or winter intensive sessions when available). Students are advised to plan their course based upon their individual needs.

Students can also refer to the Business School website for progression sequences for specific specialisations in the Master of Commerce.

1. Master of Commerce

(i) 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 (articulates to specialisation)

foundational 

foundational OR  elective

BUSS5020

24

Semester 2

unit for specialisation

foundational OR  elective

foundational OR  elective

foundational OR  elective

24

Year 2

Semester 1

unit for specialisation

unit for specialisation

elective

elective

24

Semester 2

unit for specialisation

elective

elective

BUSS6000
 (capstone)

24

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(ii) 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 (articulates to specialisation A)

foundational  (articulates to specialisation B)

foundational  OR elective

BUSS5020

24

Semester 2

unit for specialisation A

foundational  OR elective

foundational OR elective

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 for specialisation B

BUSS6000  (capstone)

24

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2. Graduate Diploma in Commerce

The following table shows a course progression example for a student enrolled in the Graduate Diploma in Commerce on a full-time basis completing four units of study per semester.

Note: Students are not awarded a specialisation in the Graduate Diploma.

 

YEAR

SESSION

UNITS OF STUDY

CREDIT POINTS

Year 1

Semester 1

foundational

foundational

foundational or elective unit

BUSS5020 

24

Semester 2

elective

elective

elective

elective

24

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3. Graduate Certificate in Commerce

The following table illustrates a course progression example for a student enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Commerce on a full-time basis completing four units of study per semester.

 

YEAR

SESSION

UNITS OF STUDY

CREDIT POINTS

Year 1

Semester 1

foundational

foundational

foundational OR elective

elective

24