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Melbourne City or online
This program is also available online. Find out more.
Design your own flexible program of study from existing RMIT postgraduate courses to meet your personal career aspirations.
The Master of Commerce caters to students from many different backgrounds and is highly student-centred and flexible in its design, allowing you to choose from specialisation sequences from a range of business disciplines.
The Master of Commerce is available on-campus in Melbourne and online.
Note: 100% online programs do not provide access to Australian student visas.
On-campus (Study in Australia)
1.5 years full-time (with advanced standing)
2 years full-time (without advanced standing)
RMIT Online (Study from your home country)
- 2 years accelerated part-time (with advanced standing)
- 1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent (with advanced standing)
- 2 years full-time or part-time equivalent (without advanced standing)
- 2 years accelerated part-time mode (with advanced standing)
For further information about advanced standing see Pathways.
Depending on your previous studies and experience you could also be eligible for credit towards your program. Credit granted may reduce the amount of study you need to complete.
For more information please see RMIT’s credit transfer and recognition of prior learning policy.
Classes may be held during the evenings, or as full day or weekend sessions at the Melbourne City campus. The exact format varies from course to course. Students might be required to undertake solo or group work, and independent study and project work outside of teaching periods. RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, studios, workshops, presentations, group discussions and syndicate work. In addition, you will have access to online and digital resources such as lecture notes, assessment tools, discussion boards and podcasts through myRMIT
Your classes will mostly be held at the Swanston Academic Building where innovative learning spaces are interspersed with retail and social spaces resulting in a stimulating environment for business students.
College of Business educational software, the Learning Hub, other online and digital resources and printers are accessible on campus via the RMIT wireless network using your own laptop, tablet or smart phone or via computer facilities on-campus. You will be able to access the same software from home using myDesktop.
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Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, presentations, group projects, research projects, quizzes and tests, blog journals and practical assignments.
Delivered 100 per cent online, you can study on any device, wherever there is an internet connection. RMIT’s community-based online study lets you investigate new ideas through video, audio, and practical activities and assessments. In virtual meeting spaces and by participating in discussions forums, you will connect, interact and collaborate with expert lecturers and other professionals studying alongside you.
Through myRMIT on-campus and online students can view online resources and learning activities created by lecturers, access course materials via Blackboard, collaborate with lecturers and fellow students, and access their student email account.
Graduates may work in a variety of fields like management, finance, marketing, logistics and supply chain, business IT, hospitality, education and health sectors, depending on the specialist sequences or electives you select.
Roles may include:
- project manager
- marketing specialist
- business analyst
- social technology strategist
- events coordinator
- logistics manager
- business administrator
- and positions in banking, insurance and stockbroking.
Global intensives are a unique feature of the on-campus program. You can combine an overseas travel and cultural experience with coursework completed in intensive mode and have this credited towards your degree. They depart during the Australian summer or winter vacations and are usually undertaken in the final semester of the master degree.
Each year the School of Business IT and Logistics conducts tours to the USA, China and Canada in partnership with the University of Maryland, Fudan University, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics and Ryerson University.
If you are planning to include a global intensive as part of your program, you are advised to check that you have the required number of student electives or credit points available.
Other global mobility options available for the on-campus program include:
- Study abroad
- Student exchange
- Global Entrepreneurship and Internship Program (GEIP).
Master of Commerce students may seek entry with advanced standing into the Master of Science in Management offered by Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. For further information email email@example.com.
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