Why study the RMIT Online Master of Commerce?

Tailor your degree to your career goals

This degree gives you full control of the area of study that you would like to specialise in. Tailor your learning to align with your career trajectory. 

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

The program offers 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. Our intensive learning model allows you to graduate in as little as 2.7 years, while still allowing you to work full time. 

Grow your understanding of business fundamentals

RMIT Online's Master of Commerce program will give you an in-depth 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, industry-relevant courses and the knowledge you will gain can be applied immediately to impact your career and organisation. With content delivered by renowned, experienced academics with industry connections, you can choose subjects that cover the following important business areas: 

  • Business Analytics
  • Finance
  • People and Organisations
  • Business Project Management
  • Marketing Management 
  • Supply Chain Management
Quick facts
Quick facts

(7 weeks each)

Electives to
choose from

2.7 years part-time*
Reduced duration available

Jan, Mar, May, July, Aug, Oct

$3,960 per course, FEE-HELP available**

Program code: MC205KPX16

*Number of courses and duration to be comprised depends on prior degree. Please see Entry Requirements or contact us for further details.

**Plus a capped Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) based on your credit point enrolment load.

What you will study

The RMIT Master of Commerce program consists of: 

• 1 core course + 15 electives (16 course masters).
• 1 core course + 11 electives (12 course masters).

Get more information about what you will learn in each of these courses.

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Flexible entry and exit points

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 program for some students (see entry requirements).

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Graduate Certificate

4 Courses

or continue studying

Masters (12 courses)

+8 Courses

with advanced standing

Masters (16 courses)

+12 Courses*

*See entry requirements

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Entry requirements

RMIT Online postgraduate students must meet minimum academic requirements, and international students must have a proficient level of English. You can find more details below. 


Academic requirements
English language requirements
Recognition of Prior Learning


16 course Master of Commerce

  • An Australian bachelor degree or equivalent in any discipline from a recognised tertiary institution.


12 course Master of Commerce

  • An Australian bachelor degree or equivalent, or higher level qualification in a business or related discipline from a recognised tertiary institution*.


  • An Australian bachelors degree (or equivalent), or higher-level qualification, from a recognised tertiary institution in any discipline with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 1.0 (out of 4.0)* plus a minimum of two years relevant work experience.


  • The RMIT Graduate Certificate in Commerce**.


We offer Recognition of Prior Learning, or the recognition of previous study or learning. This means you can apply for credit and reduce the number of courses you need to complete. Your application will be decided on a case-by-case basis. Speak to our Enrolment Advisors to find out more.

*If your qualification was completed more than 10 years ago, you will need to provide evidence of ongoing professional work and/or professional development in the same discipline as the program for which you are seeking entry.
**Upon successful completion of the graduate certificate, you will have the opportunity to progress to the masters degree.


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International students are required to provide current evidence of English language proficiency for admission to RMIT University. For detailed information on English language requirements and other proficiency tests recognised by RMIT visit the English language requirements and equivalency information.

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 rmit.edu.au.

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Recognition of Prior Learning

RMIT assesses each student’s prior learning and qualifications to grant credit so you can complete your online postgraduate degree sooner. Your application will be decided on a case-by-case basis. RMIT aims to grant as much credit as possible at the time of offer, so it’s important to provide as much evidence of prior study and work experience as possible with your application.

Speak to our Enrolment Advisors to find out more.