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Masters of International Commercial Law / Commerce

Overview

Develop specialist knowledge and an array of new skills with this dual master's degree created for law and non-law graduates seeking opportunities in international commerce and global trade.

The Master of International Commercial Law/Master of Commerce is a speciality degree which will provide you with exceptional qualifications in two fields that will open up many international career paths.

This dual master's program allows you to integrate commerce-related disciplinary knowledge with the theory and practice of commercial law, so you develop a thorough understanding of how the law shapes international commercial interactions of all kinds.

During study, you'll undertake a range of commercially related law courses carefully created and selected to be relevant to non-lawyers while still of interest and benefit to lawyers. You'll also focus on the core concepts of finance, accounting and information systems, and be encouraged to consider ethical behaviour in commerce and corporate social responsibility.

Location
St Lucia
Duration
2 Years (or part time equivalent)
Start Semester
Semester 1 (22 Feb, 2021), Semester 2 (26 Jul, 2021)
Program Code
5696
AQF
Level 9
Location
St Lucia
Fees
A$43776 (indicative per year)
Duration
2 Years
Start Semester
Semester 1 (22 Feb, 2021), Semester 2 (26 Jul, 2021)
Program Code
5696
CRICOS Code
096809J
AQF
Level 9

Program highlights

Program highlights

  • Move to the next level of your career by gaining a greater understanding of law in an international context, while learning about the key concepts of modern commerce.
  • Build your theoretical and technical abilities while advancing your management skills to gain qualifications recognised by employers worldwide.
  • Benefit from UQ's long held reputation in law, commerce and research, and the achievements of its academic staff, many considered the most innovative educators in Australia.

55 in the world for business and economics

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020

Fields of study

Tailor your studies to suit your goals. This program offers these options:

  • Applied Finance
  • Information Systems
  • Professional Accounting

How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Work placements
  • Research experience
  • Seminars
  • Workshops

What you'll study

Graduate salary

Law & paralegal studies (postgraduate)

$93K–$127K

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Graduate salary

Business & management (postgraduate)

$120K

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Professional memberships

When you graduate, you may be eligible for memberships with the following professional organisations. Contact the organisation to find out how to become a member.

  • Australasian Institute of Banking and Finance
  • Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand
  • Chartered Secretaries Australia Limited
  • Certified Practising Accountants Australia
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Entry requirements

Prerequisites

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

Prerequisites

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

English language requirements

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

TOEFL IBT - Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21 and speaking 19.

TOEFL PB - Overall 570, listening 54, reading 54, writing 59/5.

Pearsons - Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub bands.

BE - A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills.

CES - Overall 176 and 169 in all sub bands.

OET is not accepted.

 

There are other ways to meet the English language requirements. For some programs, additional conditions apply.

Learn how to meet the English language requirements

Need help meeting the entry requirements?

We can help you meet the academic or English language requirements for your preferred program.

If you haven’t completed the prerequisites, we can help.

Learn about pathway options

Student visas

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 (subclass 500).

There are a number of requirements you must satisfy before a visa is granted, including the genuine temporary entrant (GTE) requirement.

Learn more about student visas

Fields of study

Fields of study

Tailor your studies to suit your goals. This program offers these options:

Applied Finance

The courses in this field of study combine the theoretical frameworks for success in financial management with practical skills in analysis and risk assessment.

You'll also develop a strong understanding of factors that influence financial decision-making in the global market. These newfound skills will be highly sought after, and your capabilities for strong financial management will help your organisation increase profitability and sustainability. Many graduates enjoy careers as investment banking analysts and managers in financial institutions and government regulatory agencies, while others establish their own businesses.

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Information Systems

Organisations of all types, in all industries, rely on sophisticated information systems.

Future leaders must have an in-depth understanding of how to use data to inform their decision-making. The information systems field of study facilitates the development of advanced skills that enable students to conduct business analytics activities and advise on organisational information requirements and information systems strategy. It provides a broad knowledge of business technologies and their impacts to develop well-rounded information systems professionals. This field is accredited by the Australian Computer Society.

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Professional Accounting

This field of study ensures you develop the necessary skills to practice accounting professionally.

This specialisation is suitable if you want to change careers or gain formal accounting qualifications that are recognised by industry, and it's not necessary to have any prior accounting qualifications. By completing the relevant courses, you can achieve the necessary prerequisites for associate membership of the key Australian accounting professional bodies: Certified Practising Accountants Australia (CPA) and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ). Careers include financial accounting, auditing, corporate accounting, managerial accounting and control.

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Fields of study

Tailor your studies to suit your goals. This program offers these options:

Applied Finance

The courses in this field of study combine the theoretical frameworks for success in financial management with practical skills in analysis and risk assessment.

You'll also develop a strong understanding of factors that influence financial decision-making in the global market. These newfound skills will be highly sought after, and your capabilities for strong financial management will help your organisation increase profitability and sustainability. Many graduates enjoy careers as investment banking analysts and managers in financial institutions and government regulatory agencies, while others establish their own businesses.

View

Information Systems

Organisations of all types, in all industries, rely on sophisticated information systems.

Future leaders must have an in-depth understanding of how to use data to inform their decision-making. The information systems field of study facilitates the development of advanced skills that enable students to conduct business analytics activities and advise on organisational information requirements and information systems strategy. It provides a broad knowledge of business technologies and their impacts to develop well-rounded information systems professionals. This field is accredited by the Australian Computer Society.

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Professional Accounting

This field of study ensures you develop the necessary skills to practice accounting professionally.

This specialisation is suitable if you want to change careers or gain formal accounting qualifications that are recognised by industry, and it's not necessary to have any prior accounting qualifications. By completing the relevant courses, you can achieve the necessary prerequisites for associate membership of the key Australian accounting professional bodies: Certified Practising Accountants Australia (CPA) and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ). Careers include financial accounting, auditing, corporate accounting, managerial accounting and control.

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Fees and Scholarships

Government assistance

Financial aid

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

Learn more about financial aid

Indicative annual fee

AUD $43,776

Indicative annual fee 2021

This indicative annual fee is the cost of enrolling in the Masters of International Commercial Law / Commerce for the 2021 academic year. It is calculated based on a standard full-time study load (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.

Learn more about postgraduate fees

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.

Learn more about FEE-HELP

Centrelink support

Indicative annual fee

AUD $32,740

Indicative annual fee 2020

Fee information for 2021 is not yet available. Fee information displayed is for 2020.

This indicative annual fee is the average cost of enrolling in the Masters of International Commercial Law / Commerce at 2021 fee rates. It is calculated based on a standard full-time study load (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.

Learn more about postgraduate fees

Scholarships

Scholarships

How to apply

Important dates

The closing date for this program 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.

To learn more about UQ dates, including semester start dates, view the Academic Calendar.

Important dates

The closing date for this program 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.

To learn more about UQ dates, including semester start dates, view the Academic Calendar.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants

For support with applying - or if you have any questions about Uni - get in touch with our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit.

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