Commerce

The availability of units of study listed below is what was approved at the time of publication. Any subsequent changes to availability will appear as an errata to this table. Students may also include any units of study, which are additional to those currently listed, which appear under these subject areas in the Business School handbook/website in subsequent years.

Students should refer to the Business School website for timetabling information for each unit of study, which is currently offered.

Please note. The following table lists the core, foundational, capstone and standalone course electives for the Commerce coursework programs. For details of the Subject areas for specialisations (including electives options in these areas), please refer to the Subject Areas section in this handbook.

Table of postgraduate units of study: Commerce

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

Commerce

Master of Commerce

Students must complete 96 credit points, comprising:
(i) 6 credit points in core units of study;
(ii) 12 to 36 credit points in foundational units of study;
(iii) a 6 credit point capstone unit of study;
(iv) at least one specialisation (24 credit points - excluding foundational unit/s); and
(v) any additional specialisation/s, dissertation and/or elective units of study required to make 96 credit points.

Graduate Diploma of Commerce

Students must complete 48 credit points, comprising:
(i) 6 credit points in core units of study
a minimum of 12 and a maximum of 18 credit points in foundational units of study; and
(iii) elective units of study to make 48 credit points.

Graduate Certificate of Commerce

Students must complete 24 credit points, comprising:
(i) a minimum of 12 and a maximum of 18 credit points in foundational units of study; and
(ii) elective units of study to make 24 credit points.

Units of study for the courses

Core units of study

Students in the Master's degree and the Graduate Diploma must complete the following unit.
Students in the Graduate Certificate may complete the unit as an elective.
BUSS5020
Business Insights
6      Semester 1
Semester 2

Foundational units of study

ACCT5001
Accounting Principles
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
CLAW5001
Legal Environment of Business
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ECON5040
Microeconomics for Business
6    N ECON5001
Semester 1
Semester 2
FINC5001
Capital Markets and Corporate Finance
6      Intensive January
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
IBUS5002
Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
6    N IBUS5001
Semester 1
Semester 2
IBUS5003
Global Business
6    N IBUS5001
Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Main
INFS5001
Project Management
6    N INFS6014
Intensive January
Semester 1
Semester 2
INFS5002
Digital Business Foundations
6    N INFS6001
Semester 1
Semester 2
ITLS5000
Foundations of Supply Chain Management
6    N TPTM6155 or TPTM5001
Semester 1
Semester 2
ITLS5100
Transport and Infrastructure Foundations
6    N TPTM6241


This is the foundation unit for all transport and infrastructure management programs and should be completed in the first period of study.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MKTG5001
Marketing Principles
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
QBUS5001
Quantitative Methods for Business
6    A Basic calculus; basic concepts of probability & statistics
N ECMT5001 or QBUS5002
Semester 1
Semester 2
WORK5003
Management and Organisations
6      Semester 1
Semester 2

Capstone unit of study

BUSS6000
Succeeding in Business
6    P Students must complete this unit in their final semester of study (full-time students will have completed a minimum of 72 credit points from PG study and part-time students will have completed a minimum of 84 credit points from PG study)

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Departmental Permission is required for enrolment in the intensive February and July sessions. Priority is given to students who have BUSS6000 left as the final unit to complete the Master of Commerce. Students with 12 credit points remaining including BUSS6000 will be assessed on case by case basis depending on availability.
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2

Specialisations and elective subject areas

For details of units available units of study in the Commerce areas of specialisation, please refer the Subject Areas section in this handbook.

Degree electives options

The following units of study are those which can be completed as general electives in the Commerce coursework programs. These units do not count towards a specialisation.
General electives
BUSS5001
Firms, Markets and Business Management
6    N ECON5001 or ECON5002 or ECON5003 or ECOF5010
Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS6505
NEXT Innovation
6    P Completion of at least 48 credit points with a minimum credit average (65%)
N BUSS6509 or BUSS6510

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
Work Integrated Learning (WIL)
BUSS6104
Business Practicum
6    A A sound understanding of business and strong written and oral communication skills.
P Completion of at least 48 credit points
Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS6500
Industry Placement
6    P Completion of at least 48 credit points with a minimum credit average (65%)
N ECOF6500

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Permission is required to enrol in this unit. Contact the Careers and Employability Office for details: business.placements@sydney.edu.au.
Intensive February
Intensive March
Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS6503
USA Industry Placement
6    P 48 credit points with a minimum credit average (65%).

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Further information and application process is outlined at http://sydney.edu.au/business/study/opportunities/industry_placement_program.
Intensive February
BUSS6504
Europe Industry Placement
6    P 48 credit points with a minimum credit average (65%)

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Permission is required to enrol in this unit. Contact the Careers and Employability Office for details: business.placements@sydney.edu.au.
Intensive July
BUSS6506
China Industry Placement
6    P Completion of at least 48 credit points with a minimum credit average (65%)

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Permission is required to enrol in this unit. Contact the Careers and Employability Office for details: business.placements@sydney.edu.au.
Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive March
BUSS6514
Industry Self-Sourced Placement
6    A A sound understanding of business and strong written and oral communication skills
P Completion of at least 48 credit points.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive February
Semester 1
Semester 2
Dissertation
BUSS7000
Business Dissertation A
12    P 48 credit points of prior study in the Master of Commerce program with a grade average of at least 80%.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS7001
Business Dissertation B
12    P 48 credit points of prior study in the Master of Commerce program with a grade average of at least 80%.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS7002
Business Dissertation
24    P 48 credit points of prior study in the Master of Commerce program with a grade average of at least 80%.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2