Intended learning outcomes
On successful completion of this degree, student will be able to:
- Demonstrate advanced knowledge in their chosen commerce discipline.
- Articulate a critical perspective on the development of the discipline in which they specialise and its contribution to the practice of that discipline.
- Apply critical and analytical skills and methods to the identification, evaluation and resolution of complex problems and to do so from the standpoint of specialised knowledge developed in their chosen commerce discipline.
- Communicate ideas effectively in both written and oral formats
- Access, evaluate and utilise information and data from diverse sources and be proficient in the use of appropriate modern technologies
Application of knowledge and skills:
- Be independent in their learning and respond in a critically informed manner to new ideas, research findings, methodologies and theoretical frameworks in their chosen commerce discipline
- Engage confidently in self-directed study and research, including being able to design, describe, and conduct research using appropriate methods of analysis in their chosen commerce discipline
- Explain and use theories, concepts, and findings from the social sciences to effectively manage people and organisations for the benefit of the full range of organisational stakeholders
- Contribute positively to the development of organisations and society particularly in relation to business, economics, government and commercial professions
- Effective communication on matters related to business and economics and to an area of specialisation
- Appropriate use of computer systems and software used in business and economics
- Critical thinking and analysis skills
- Information discovery, synthesis, retrieval and evaluation skills
- Application of theory to practice
- Interpretation and analysis of data using statistical reasoning
- Attention to detail
- Independent in learning
- Able to contribute positively to teamwork
- Time management through managing and organising workloads for recommended reading, assignment completion and examination revision
The University of Melbourne educational experience prepares well-rounded graduates who are academically outstanding, practically grounded and socially responsible. Melbourne's graduates are distinguished by their broad outlook and openness to different perspectives.
Academically excellent in their chosen discipline, demonstrated by their ability to:
- Review, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge demonstrating intellectual independence;
- Communicate advanced understanding of theoretical concepts;
- Apply learning to provide solutions to complex, practical problems; and to do so from the standpoint of their specialised knowledge;
- Engage confidently in self-directed study and research;
- Apply critical thinking and judgement in the access, evaluation and use of information from diverse sources;
- Demonstrate a strong sense of intellectual integrity and the ethics of scholarship.
Equipped to undertake professional work or to proceed to further learning, demonstrated by their ability to:
- Explain and use theories, concepts, and findings for the benefit of a full range of organisational stakeholders;
- Contribute to debate on issues of concern to society within the framework of their specialised knowledge;
- Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and decision-making skills, including an awareness of personal strengths and limitations;
- Communicate ideas effectively and persuasively to a wide audience in both written and oral formats;
- Acquire a level of knowledge and disciplinary practice that would qualify them to undertake further advanced study.
Last updated: 3 June 2022