MC140 - Master of Commerce

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Plan: MC140 - Master of Commerce
Campus: City Campus

Overview

Program details
Purpose of the Program
Articulation and pathways
Entrance requirements
External accreditation and industry links
Student expenses and charges in addition to fees
Library, IT and specialist resources

Program details

Award title: Master of Commerce
Award abbreviation: MCom
Total credit points: 144
Career: PGRD
Duration: One and half years full-time
Location: Onshore, City Campus
Owning school: Business IT and Logistics (620H)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/businessitlogistics
ASCED code: 080000
CRICOS code: 048769K

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Purpose of the Program

The context of modern business is dynamic. The spheres of professional knowledge and skill are expanding. There is a rapid technological change.  RMIT Business is a leading producer of graduates who have the capabilities to operate confidently and effectively in a technological and global environment.  Master of Commerce allows RMIT Business to address market opportunities that are not currently met by the existing specialist programs in RMIT Business.

Master of Commerce caters for students with wide-ranging backgrounds. Since its inception the Master of Commerce has also been an excellent product for both the local and international market in that it allows students to have a second Masters program.  The second masters is available to those students who have successfully completed their first masters at RMIT Business.  Students will be given 8 exemptions when entering the Master of Commerce.   This allows students to either study further specialisations or to broaden their knowledge base.

The design of the Master of Commerce allows applicants, with academic assistance, to design their own Master program by selecting appropriate and available postgraduate courses from those currently offered in the existing postgraduate programs of the schools of RMIT Business.  The Master of Commerce is highly student centred and accepts that these people are in the best position to know what postgraduate courses they need to study to best suit their own career and personal developments.

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Articulation and pathways

Credit will be assessed consistently with the RMIT University credit policy and procedures.

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Entrance requirements

Enterance requirements for being accepted in the Master of Commerce at RMIT University is a Bachelors degree in any discipline from a recognised tertiary institution as well as an English language requirement.

All non-Australian residents and overseas full fee paying students must provide evidence of one of the following:
IELTS-6.5+ (no band below 6.0)
TOEFL Paper based-580+ (TWE 4.5+)
TOEFL Computer based-237+ (TWE 4.5+)
RMIT English Worldwide (REW)-Advanced Level
Note: TOEFL or IELTS results are only recognised for one year from the test date.

International students should refer to the relevant school or international brochure for further details.

A limited number of mature-age students with appropriate and extensive experience may be admitted without a previous tertiary qualification.

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External accreditation and industry links

The MCom will not be seeking external accreditation from any professional association or accrediting body. The Master of Commerce has many industry links within many of its courses.  A large number of lecturers are used from industry and there is the Executive Lecture Series that sees CEO's, CFO's and other executives from local and global organizations contribute to the learning and teaching of the program.

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Student expenses and charges in addition to fees

Once you are enrolled as a student in this program you will need to allow for expenses other than university tuition fees.  Additional expenses may relate to the purchase of lecture notes, textbooks, stationery, consumables such as printer paper, fees levied by commercial internet service providers for internet access outside of the university campus, and other relevant costs.

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Library, IT and specialist resources

Relevant course information may be accessed through the Learning Hub and the RMIT Business Library.  Reference lists will be provided in the lecture or tutorials.  In addition the Business Library provides a range of resources that you will be able to use and borrow.  The Business Library has meeting rooms for students that may accessed for group discussions.  A number of computers are available for students to use.

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