Master of Commerce by thesis

Victoria University of Wellington, Business School

Program Description

Master of Commerce by thesis

Victoria University of Wellington, Business School

Take your Honours degree or Postgraduate Diploma to the next level with a Master of Commerce (MCom). You'll take an in-depth look at an issue through completing a research thesis, gaining advanced knowledge of your subject area and thorough training in independent research.

Once complete, you'll have the tools and capabilities you need for a career in business or public policy. You'll also be able to apply for PhD study in New Zealand or overseas.

This 120-point programme will take you 12 months to complete full time. You must take at least 90 points of research. This means you'll complete a research thesis made up of a literature review, data collection and analysis, and your findings. A thesis is usually 30,000–40,000 words.

Available subjects

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

Master of Commerce by thesis

  • Starts: 20 Nov 2017, 5 Mar 2018, 16 Jul 2018, 19 Nov 2018, 4 Mar 2019, 8 Jul 2019, 11 Nov 2019
  • Type: Research
  • Location: Flexible
  • Complete: 120 points (1-3 courses)
  • Entry: Bachelor's degree with Honours in relevant subject

Workload

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

Further study

At the end of your Master's you can choose to continue your research and apply to do a PhD.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated January 28, 2018
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July 16, 2018
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12 months
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New Zealand - Wellington, Wellington
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