Masters of International Commercial Law/Commerce

Integrate commerce related disciplinary knowledge with the theory and practice of commercial law to develop your understanding of how the law shapes international commercial interactions of all kinds.

At a glance

Commence study in Semester 2, 2018
2 Years full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Delivered at the UQ St Lucia campus
Undertake study in Applied Finance, Information Systems and Professional Accounting

Who is this degree for?

This program is designed for ambitious students looking to integrate their previous commerce knowledge to develop an understanding of how the law shapes international commercial interactions. In addition to study in commerce, you'll be introduced to private law and public law and study a range of commercially related law courses specifically developed to those interested in the world of commerce. 

Program Specialisations

This two-year (or part-time equivalent) masters program is made up of two programs, Master of Commerce and the Master of International Commercial Law. 

You may choose to specialise in: 

  • Applied Finance
  • Information Systems
  • Professional Accounting 

What career outcomes are there?

Graduates of the Masters of International Commercial Law/Commerce will be highly desirable to employers in the commerce, finance or accounting industries. Throughout the program you will gain valuable experience across these industries and build a network of professional peers who can support you throughout your business career. 

Specific careers can vary depending on your chosen specialisation. 

Graduates of the Masters of International Commercial Law/Commerce 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


As a UQ student, you will have access to a range of services to prepare you for a successful career:

  • The Student Employability Team (SET) – assists students with accessing career opportunities and managing their careers. SET programs give students an edge by helping build industry experience and develop lifelong employability skills. Contact their team of employability specialists to set and achieve your career goals.
  • Networking events – these events help students establish connections with industry professionals.
  • Employer presentations on campus – provides opportunities to meet UQ graduates currently employed in industry and understand what the employer is looking for in a new hire.
  • UQ Careers Fair - an annual university wide event for students to meet with over 130 potential employers to source information on career opportunities.
  • Global Experiences Expo - discover how UQ provides students with opportunities to study overseas, or get support to work, learn or volunteer on a short trip.


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