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Masters of  International Commercial Law/Commerce

Program code: 5696
CRICOS code: 096809J

Location

St Lucia

Duration

2 Years full-time

Commencing

Semester 1 (25 Feb, 2019)
Semester 2 (22 Jul, 2019)

Why study the Masters of International Commercial Law/Commerce

This dual Masters program allows students to integrate their commerce related disciplinary knowledge with the theory and practice of commercial law to develop an understanding of how the law shapes international commercial interactions of all kinds. In addition to their chosen field of study in commerce students are introduced to private law and public law and then study a range of commercially related law courses specifically developed for students interested in the world of commerce.

Summary

Admissions criteria

Prerequisites

To enrol in the program, a person must meet the entry requirements for both the MICLaw and MCom (24 unit) programs.

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

Visa requirements

International students who are accepted into full-time study in the Masters of International Commercial Law/Commerce are eligible to apply for an Australian student visa.

The Australian Government has simplified the visa application process. Now, all international students apply for the Student Visa (subclass 500).

There are a number of requirements you must satisfy before a visa is granted. Find out more about the visa application process.

Program structure

The Masters of International Commercial Law/Commerce is made up of two course lists:

Each course is allocated a certain number of units (#). A standard full-time study load is 8 units per semester.

The Masters of International Commercial Law/Commerce has a single set of Program Rules, which explain what is required to complete the dual program. These requirements include the total number of units you need to complete in order to graduate.

If you decide to enrol in a dual program, you can use a Dual Degree Planner to help organise your studies.

To have your degree conferred, you also need to comply with UQ’s policies and rules.

Professional memberships

Graduates may be eligible for membership with the following professional bodies:

  • Australian Computer Society
  • Australasian Institute of Banking and Finance
  • Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand
  • Chartered Secretaries Australia Limited
  • Certified Practising Accountants Australia

Programs and Courses

If you're a current student who has already commenced study at UQ, refer to Programs and Courses in my.UQ for full information about your program structure, rules and requirements.

Fields of study

The following is a list of fields of study available in the Masters of International Commercial Law/Commerce.

When you graduate, any majors, dual majors and extended majors you have completed will be listed on your degree certificate.

Applied Finance

Students undertake courses in financial management; portfolio management; and corporate finance principles including risk assessment and business statistics.

Information Systems

The field of Information Systems is designed for business managers who wish to obtain education and training in the analysis, design and management of Information Systems in a business environment. The program facilitates the development of advanced Information Systems skills that enable students to conduct business intelligence activities and advise on organisational information requirements and related strategy. Through completing the program, students are able to integrate their existing understanding of, and experience in, business, with skills for eliciting organisational requirements, and designing, developing and managing systems involving business data. The program thus equips students with a broad knowledge of technology issues, and targeted skills to develop well-rounded Business Analysts with a specialisation in Information Systems.

Professional Accounting

Courses allow students to develop the skills necessary to practice in the accounting profession. Students complete the field of study and use their electives to study the necessary prerequisites for associate membership of the key Australian accounting professional bodies: Certified Practicing Accountants (CPA) (Australia) and Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand (CAANZ).

Sometimes dual programs will have different majors to the ones listed on course lists, or on individual program pages for each of its component degrees.

You should refer to the Program Rules for more information. A full definition of "field of study" is available in the Policies and Procedures Library.

Financial aid

As an international student, you might be eligible for financial aid – either from your home country, or from the Australian Government.

Find out more about financial aid, including scholarships and financial aid programs.

Indicative annual fee

AUD $41,488
Indicative fee 2019

The "indicative annual fee" is the cost of enrolling in the Masters of International Commercial Law/Commerce for the 2019 academic year. It is calculated based on a standard full-time study load.

A standard full-time study load is 16 units per academic year.

If you enrol in a larger or smaller study load, your fees will be calculated on a proportionate basis.

All fees are reviewed annually.

Visit Tuition fees for more information.

Scholarships

International students are eligible to apply for a number of scholarships and prizes. These may be offered by the University, the Australian Government, foreign governments, or private organisations.

Many scholarships have specific eligibility criteria and are very competitive. More information, including information about how to apply, is available on the Scholarships website.

Applying online

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All international student applications for the Masters of International Commercial Law/Commerce can be lodged directly to UQ using our online application form or through an approved UQ agent in your country.

The program code for the Masters of International Commercial Law/Commerce is 5696. You'll need this when applying.

Find out more about applying for postgraduate coursework study.

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Important dates

There are a number of dates and deadlines you need to meet when applying for postgraduate study.

The closing date for the Masters of International Commercial Law/Commerce is:

  • To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.
  • To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

A full list of dates relevant to UQ students is available on the Student Matters Calendar.

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