Master of Commerce

Master of Commerce

Master degree
18 months
Application deadlines: October 31
Processing time: 30 days
Intakes: February, July
International tuition: NZ$41,250
Domestic tuition: NZ$11,934

Program overview

A Master of Commerce degree will allow you to learn more about your chosen subject area, critically view the world, and carry out an independent piece of research. These knowledge, skills, and competencies mean MCom graduates are well-prepared for professional roles and business consulting. Major subjects for the Master of Commerce are: Accounting Economics Finance Information Systems Management Marketing Taxation The Master of Commerce degree consists of 180 points, of which between 90–120 points is coursework (between six and nine courses), and a 90-point thesis or a 60-point dissertation. The MCom take 12–18 months full-time.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE
Students must have completed one of the following: Bachelor of Commerce Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Science in Economics, Finance, or Computer Science any bachelor's degree, and a relevant graduate diploma in your major subject. English language requirements: IELTS Academic: an average score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in reading, writing, listening and speaking TOEFL iBT: total minimum score of 90, minimum score of 19 in reading, writing and listening. TOEFL PBT: with a minimum score of 575 and TWE with a minimum score of 4.5 Pearson Test of English (Academic): with an overall score of 58 and no PTE communicative skills score below 50

Career opportunities

Postgraduate study can bring many career benefits eg, specialist skills and enhanced knowledge, entry into specific occupations, higher starting salary/progression rates, research capability/achievement, and evidence of high academic attainment/self-discipline.

Campus location

Christchurch , New Zealand