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					C7C Master of Commerce as at 14th May, 2002




                                    Master of Commerce
Abbreviation: MCom
Course code: C7C
Course contact (faculty or school) (03) 6226 2266
Introductory comments
The aim of the course is to provide a master degree for candidates who wish to undertake
initial training at postgraduate level in research in accounting or accounting combined
with another subject area. The course requirement consists of six units of coursework
including a compulsory unit Research Methodology followed by the dissertation.
The course requirements can be completed in a minimum of three semesters of full-time
(or part-time equivalent) study.
The course is offered in Hobart through the School of Accounting and Finance.
Admission & prerequisites
The Faculty of Commerce may accept as a candidate for the Master of Commerce [by
coursework] any of the following:
•    a person who has completed the degree of Bachelor of Commerce with Honours at
     the University of Tasmania or a qualification of equivalent standard in another
     tertiary institution;
•    a person who has completed the degree of Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of
     Business or Bachelor of Economics at the University of Tasmania (or a qualification
     of equivalent standard in another tertiary institution), provided that the applicant’s
     standard of achievement in that degree course is acceptable to the Faculty [a];
•    a person who has completed four units of the Bachelor of Commerce with Honours
     at the University of Tasmania provided that the applicant has achieved a grade of
     second class upper division in each unit;
•    a person who possesses such other qualification and experience deemed by the
     Faculty to provide a preparation for study equivalent to that provided for by the
     prescriptions given in the first two categories above.
[a]    Candidates in this category shall be required to have achieved a standard of Distinction or higher in at
       least 50% of the final year degree units or in equivalent postgraduate coursework/experience. Such
       candidates will be admitted provisionally and the continuation of candidature will depend on
       satisfactory progress.
Course structure
Candidates are required to present for examination in Research Methodology plus five
other units approved by the Head of the School of Accounting and Finance. At least three
elective units must be from a list of units offered by the School of Accounting and Finance.
Candidates may present for examination in up to two units (or equivalent) offered by
another School in the University subject to the permission of the Head of the School of
Accounting and Finance.
Candidates are required to achieve a second class upper division grade in each unit to
satisfy the requirements of the degree.
Course Structure

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Unit title                campus-sem          weight               code
Year 1
Compulsory unit
Research Methods          H1                                       BFA710
Elective units[a]
Advanced Financial H2                                              BFA701
Accounting
Advanced Auditing H?                                               BFA708
Advanced Taxation H?                                               BFA709
Accounting
Advanced             H1                                            BFA711
Accounting Theory
Advanced Finance H?                                                BFA724
Advanced             H1                     12.5%                  BFA725
Accounting
Information
Systems
Corporate            H2                     12.5%                  BFA729
Governance and
Accountability
Advanced             H1                                            BFA735
Management
Accounting
Year 2
Dissertation [b]     H2                                            BFA741
[a] Elective units offered by the School of Accounting & Finance, subject to student
                       demand and staff resources. Candidates with a first class or second
                       class (upper division) honours degree may be given up to 3 units
                       credit towards the Master of Commerce.
[b] Candidates are required to present a dissertation of approximately 30,000 words.
                       During the first year, candidates are required to present a
                       satisfactory proposal for the Dissertation before enrolling in Year 2
                       (Dissertation).
Students should also refer to the specifications for the Master of Commerce which are
printed in full in the Calendar.
Note: The following information is NOT included in the printed edition of the Course and
Unit Handbook
Contact
Launceston: Professor A Dunk ph 6324 3068 fax 6324 3711
<Alan.Dunk@utas.edu.au>Alan.Dunk
Additional Information
The following information answers some frequently asked questions.
Note, however, details should be confirmed with the appropriate authority
Responsible faculty or school | Faculty of Commerce

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Campus(es) offered | Hobart
Mode of delivery | Full time | Part time
Course duration | 1.5 years minimum (3 semesters) | 3 years maximum (6 semesters)
Majors and Specialisations | Hobart majors: accounting and finance | Hobart
specialisations: accounting and finance
Approximate student-staff contact hours | approx 9 hrs weekly 26 weeks




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