Program introduction

RMIT’s online Master of Commerce program will give you a deep knowledge of integral business concepts and principles across key business units. Whether you’re looking for a career change or want to gain a broader understanding of core business functions in a global business context, the Master of Commerce is the ideal program to support these goals.

The program is composed of practical and industry-relevant courses where knowledge learnt can be applied immediately to impact your career and organisation. These courses range in focus from Business Analytics, to People and Organisations, and from Business Project Management, to Marketing Communication Strategy, for example, and are delivered by experienced academics who are connected and renowned industry leaders.

Graduate in just two years, part-time

Our intensive learning model allows you to fast-track your study while you work full-time – you’ve got goals to achieve, there’s no point drawing it out over a number of years. 

Cutting-edge learning platform

Thanks to our innovative and cutting-edge online learning platform – accessible on desktop and mobile devices – your virtual classroom is always ready for you. No timetables, no worries.

Intakes every two months

Offering six intakes throughout the year, you only study one course at a time across a seven-week study period, meaning your learning is consolidated and focused. Fit your coursework into your life – not the other way around.

Program details

What you will study

The Master of Commerce online program comprises of 12 courses, of which one is a compulsory capstone course, Business Research Design, and the other 11 can be selected from a choice of 16. To read about the full selection of courses available, download the brochure.

Entry requirements

Australian Bachelor degree or equivalent, or higher level qualification, in business (or a related discipline); or RMIT Graduate Certificate in Commerce.

Applicants with a degree in a non-business or related discipline need to apply for the Graduate Certificate in Commerce to complete the Masters degree in 2 years intensive part-time mode.

International students are required to provide current evidence of English language proficiency (IELTS minimum overall band of 6.5) for admission to RMIT University.


Our Master of Commerce encompasses courses that make up our Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma, so if you need to exit the program early, you can earn a postgraduate qualification by successfully completing specified courses. The Graduate Certificate is also a pathway to the Masters for some students (see entry requirements).

Australian Student Visas

RMIT's Online Master of Commerce does not meet Australian student visa requirements. For an Australian student visa, you must have an on-campus place in a program of study. For more details on RMIT's on-campus programs visit


Master of Commerce online brochure

Download your course guide

For more details about RMIT's Master of Commerce online program, complete the form at the top of the page to download your brochure. You'll receive in-depth information on:

  • Entry criteria
  • Start dates and duration
  • Fees and financing options
  • Courses and assesment types
  • Industry-related work 
  • Student support and concierge service
  • Careers pathways 

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