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Masters of  International Commercial Law/Commerce

Program code: 5696

Delivery location

St Lucia

Duration

2 Years full-time (or part-time equivalent)

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.

Learn more about the admissions 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, please see Programs and Courses 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.

Government assistance

FEE-HELP

Domestic students who are accepted into the Masters of International Commercial Law/Commerce pay tuition fees.

FEE-HELP is an Australian Government loan scheme to assist eligible students with the cost of their tuition fees.

Find out more about FEE-HELP.

Centrelink Support

The Australian Government offers a number of income-support payments to eligible Australian university students. For more information, visit the Centrelink website.

Indicative annual fee

AUD $32,960
Indicative fee 2019

An indicative annual fee is the average cost of enrolling in the Masters of International Commercial Law/Commerce at 2019 fee rates. It is calculated based on a standard full-time study load.

A standard full-time study load is 16 units per academic year. The average fee would be less for part-time study. Actual fees will vary according to your choice of courses, their unit value and the time you take to complete this program.

Fees may be higher in later years as all fees are reviewed annually.

Visit Student contributions and tuition fees for more information.

Scholarships

The University offers more than 200 scholarships for prospective students and more than 350 scholarships and prizes for current students.

Scholarships cover the full range of academic disciplines and are open to domestic students and international students.

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

Applying online

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All domestic student applications for the Masters of International Commercial Law/Commerce can be lodged directly to UQ using our online application form.

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

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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 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.
  • To commence study in semester 2 - June 30 of the year of commencement.

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

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