Make the move into the higher-level study with a degree that combines the variety and structure of classroom-based courses with opportunities for research.

You'll be able to expand your expertise in one of nine subjects while taking advantage of the flexibility to study courses across a range of commerce disciplines.

You can also study a Master of Commerce by thesis if you have a Bachelor of Commerce with Honours or Postgraduate Diploma in Commerce.

Build on your Bachelor's degree to enhance your career options in business, management and government with advanced study at Victoria Business School.

Available subjects

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations
  • Information Systems
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing

International recognition

Victoria Business School is among a small group of business schools worldwide that hold the 'Triple Crown' of international business education accreditations. You can be confident your qualification will stand up against the best around the world.

Master of Commerce by coursework

  • Starts: 5 Mar 2018, 4 Mar 2019
  • Type: Coursework and research
  • Location: On campus (Pipitea, Wellington)
  • Complete 180 points (7-9 courses)
  • Entry: Bachelor's degree in relevant subject


If you are studying full time, you can expect a workload of 40–45 hours a week for much of the year.

You can estimate your workload by adding up the number of points you'll be doing. One point is roughly equal to 10–12 hours work.

Doing a PhD

If you're thinking of doing a PhD after completing your Master's degree, you're recommended to include the 90-point thesis in your course of study.

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