Master of Business and Commerce

Approved Abbreviation: MBus&Com

Western Sydney University Course Code: 2631.3

AQF Level: 9

CRICOS Code: 044857J

Course Status: CONTINUING
This version of the course is available only to continuing or completing students.

Students should follow the course structure for the course version relevant to the year they commenced. This version applies to students whose commencement year for this course is 2012 or later.

Units may be revised or replaced to ensure students are provided with up to date curriculum throughout their studies, and this may result in a new course version. Refer to the Check My Course Progress page in MySR for the most up to date information for your course.

Commencement Years 2010 - 2631.2 Master of Business and Commerce

Commencement Years 2002 to 2009 - 2631.1 Master of Business and Commerce

Through its foundation of a solid business and commerce core, this degree provides graduates with a general knowledge of the basics of business e.g. Accounting and Finance, Marketing, Management Skills, and Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations. Upon completion of the core, students may complete four units in one of the following specialisations: Accounting, Finance, Human Resource Management/Industrial Relations, Marketing, or Operations Management. Alternatively students may elect to complete a non specialisation where four units can be chosen separately from the various specialisations.

Students complete the four core units in the Master of Business and Commerce and four additional units for a total of 80 credit points. This course has multiple intakes each year and is suitable for graduates holding a bachelors’ degree in any discipline from a recognised university.

Study Mode
One year full-time or two years part-time.

Course Advice

Dr Gulay


CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie StreetFull TimeInternal See above
Uni of Economics Ho Chi Minh CityFull TimeExternal See above
Uni of Economics Ho Chi Minh CityPart TimeExternal See above


Applicants must have successfully completed an undergraduate degree, or higher, in any discipline, or

5 years full time equivalent managerial/professional work experience.

Applicants seeking admission on the basis of work experience MUST support their application with a Statement of Service for all work experience listed on the application.

Statement of Service

Applications from Australian and New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

International applicants must apply directly to Western Sydney University via the International Office.

International students applying to The University through the International Office can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on their website.

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 80 credit points which include the units listed below.

Students must complete the four core units and choose four units from one of the specialistions listed below.

Exit Awards

2632 Graduate Diploma in Business and Commerce - 60 credit points, comprising four core units plus two specialisation units.

2633 Graduate Certificate in Business and Commerce - 40 credit points, comprising all four core units.

Core Units

200718Human Resource Management
200768Management Skills

Choose one of

200495Accounting: A Business Perspective
200396Introductory Accounting

Students undertaking the Accounting specialisation must choose 200396 Introductory Accounting (PG).

Choose one of

200737Marketing Systems

Students undertaking the Marketing specialisation must choose 200737 Marketing Systems.


SP2002Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations
SP2005Operations Management

No Specialisation Option One

Students must complete the four core units and choose four units from across the School of Business postgraduate unit offerings to attain generic Master of Business and Commerce.

No Specialisation Option Two

With Director, Academic Programs approval, students may choose up to two units from outside the School of Business as part of their no specialisation option. Students then complete the remaining two units from units available within the specialisations

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