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|Campus||Offered at Burwood (Melbourne)|
|Length||0.5 year full-time|
|Next available intake||Intake 1: October|
Intake 2: February
Intake 3: June
|CRICOS course code||061692F|
|Deakin course code||M068|
|Faculty contacts||Deakin International|
Tel +61 3 9627 4877
Deakin University's Postgraduate Qualifying Program (PQP) will develop the core skills you need for success at selected postgraduate level courses at Deakin.
The Deakin University Postgraduate Qualifying Program is a non-award program designed to provide a quality pathway to Deakin University's postgraduate programs in Business and Law.
Combining English language training and academic studies, the PQP is designed for students whose academic qualifications and/or English proficiency levels are marginally below the entry requirements for postgraduate programs at Deakin University.
The emphasis is on developing the skills necessary for success at postgraduate level. Students who complete the particular pathways within the PQP will meet the academic and English language requirements for entry into specified coursework postgraduate programs at Deakin University.
The PQP is taught by the Melbourne Institute of Business and Technology (MIBT) and Deakin University's English Language Institute (DUELI). Both institutions are co-located in a purpose built building on Deakin University's Burwood (Melbourne) with state-of-the-art classroom facilities.
Students complete 4 credit points of study:
Academic and Intercultural Communication for Postgraduate Study
Academic Writing and Research Skills Development for Postgraduate Study
Plus 2 credit points of units from:
|MAA103||Accounting for Decision Making|
|MAE102||The Global Economy|
|MAF101||Fundamentals of Finance|
Minimum admission requirements for the PQP programs are outlined below. For specific academic standard requirements, and requirements for countries not listed, please refer to http://www.deakin.edu.au/future-students/international/apply-entry.php
Completion of three year post-secondary study qualification (equivalent to post-Year 12).
English language proficiency requirements:
An overall band score of 6 or better in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test (Academic module) with no individual band score less than 6; or equivalent. A full listing of the University’s undergraduate English language requirements is available online at www.deakin.edu.au/future-students
Apply directly to Deakin by mail or fax, or in person.
Applying by mail or fax:
Apply directly to Deakin by mail or fax, or in person by completing an application form.
Applying in person:
Visit any of our offices in India, Indonesia or Australia to drop off your application form or get further course advice.
Our staff in these offices can help you with questions about Deakin, give you career advice and information you need before you leave home, and will help you with your application.
Who can apply:
Applications will be accepted from:
Successful completion of this course allows you to meet the University's English language requirements for postgraduate study. The following postgraduate courses are available for entry upon completion of the Business and Law PQP:
Graduate Diploma of Business Administration2
Graduate Diploma of Professional Accounting1
Graduate Diploma of Information Systems1
Graduate Diploma of Commerce1
Graduate Diploma of International Finance1
Graduate Diploma of Business Administration (International)3
Master of Business Administration2
Master of Professional Accounting1
Master of Marketing4
Master of International Business5
Master of Business (Sport Management)1
Master of Information Systems1
Master of Commerce1
Master of International Finance1
Master of Business Administration (International)1
Master of Accounting and International Finance1
1Applicants must have successfully completed all four PQP units and achieved a minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) grade of 60 per cent for each discipline-based unit undertaken
2Applicants must have successfully completed all four PQP units and achieved a minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of a 65 per cent or above, plus 3 years managerial or professional work experience
3Applicants must have successfully completed all four PQP units and achieved a minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of a 65 per cent or above
4Applicants must have successfully completed all four PQP units and achieved a minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) grade of 60 per cent for each discipline-based unit undertaken, plus 3 years relevant work experience
5Applicants must have successfully completed all four PQP units and achieved a minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) grade of 60 per cent for each discipline-based unit undertaken, plus 3 years relevant work experience in addition to having studied at a post-secondary level (in a business related discipline)