Macquarie University Master of Commerce

15 April 2015

The Macquarie Business School is ranked No. 1 in New South Wales, No.3 in Australia, and No. 49 in the world by the The Economist “Which MBA?” 2014 rankings survey.

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Established as part of Macquarie University in 1969, Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM), is the longest continuously operating business school in New South Wales, Australia. With campuses in Macquarie Park in North Ryde, Sydney CBD, Singapore, and Hong Kong, the school has earned an enviable reputation over the years as one of Australasia’s leading centres of excellence in management education.

Master of Commerce with a specialisation in Financial Crime and Governance

The Master of Commerce is a world-class degree delivers a flexible, career-oriented and relevant postgraduate business education in a range of disciplines. It is highly practical, designed to meet employer needs and provides graduates with the capabilities for careers in the professions.
Choose either one or two specialisations from Accounting, Actuarial Studies, Business Management and Organisations, Corporate Governance, Economics, Finance, Financial Crime and Governance, Human Resource Management or Marketing. A wide range of electives are available to broaden or deepen knowledge.

Key features

The Financial Crime and Governance specialisation of the Master of Commerce will teach you how to identify and assess financial crime risks and manage investigative processes. It includes such topics as

  • fraud prevention and controls;
  • internet and other financial scams;
  • computer fraud;
  • money laundering investigations; and
  • forensic accounting.

You will learn skills such as

  • collecting and evaluating evidence;
  • writing legal reports;
  • interviewing witnesses and perpetrators; and
  • developing audit procedures.

Degree: Master of Commerce
Location: North Ryde, Sydney, New South Wales
Duration: 2 years
Semester intakes: February and July
Application deadline: While there is no official application deadline, it is recommended that you submit your complete application at least three months in advance of the program’s start date.

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