Master of Commerce (MCom)
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The Master of Commerce [MCom] programme is offered in both Marketing and International Business. It is a one-year full time thesis programme, which can also be undertaken part-time. The MCom is for graduates who want a fast track into leadership and professional positions as consultants, directors or managers, policy analysts or for those wishing to pursue further research in our PhD programme. It is generally a second year of study following the Honours degree, although enrolment can take place at any time during the academic year.
The Victoria MCom provides students with the opportunity to specialise (Masters) in a subject area of their own interest. This involves completing an independent research project, which is presented in the form of a short research thesis (up to 50,000 words). The thesis is supervised closely by an academic staff member who also acts as a mentor.
Please note: The names of our BCA, BCA(Hons) and MCA degrees have changed to BCom, BCom(Hons) and MCom. Students who complete their degree by the end of 2012 will receive a BCA, BCA(Hons) or MCA. Those re-enrolling in 2013 or subsequently will only be able to select the new qualifications, and will receive a BCom, BCom(Hons) or MCom on graduation.
Students must have a BCom(Hons) with a Second Class Honours or better, or a suitable Honours degree (or equivalent in extensive and appropriate practical, professional or scholarly experience).
All MCom applications are reviewed by the Schools Research Committee. For the research committee to make an informed decision about you, you need to complete a formal application through the Victoria University of Wellington website. Should you be interested in applying for a Masters degree there are two forms that need to be completed:
- Postgraduate Enrolment Application form,
- Application for Master's degree by Thesis or with a Thesis Component.
In your application you also need to provide a preliminary research proposal of one to two pages so we can establish whether there is a suitable person available in the School to supervise your work. You need to clearly outline your research problem, provide a brief synopsis of the relevant literature, include your research objectives, and your intended contribution.
MCom Programme (Marketing)
Associate Professor Dan Laufer
Room: RH 1126
MCom Programme (International Business)
Dr. Revti Raman
Phone: 04-463 7452
Room: RH 1110