Course summary

The Postgraduate Qualifying Program (PQP) develops study skills at the postgraduate level. It is designed for international students whose academic qualifications are slightly below Southern Cross University’s entry requirements for postgraduate degrees.

Students who successfully complete the PQP meet the academic and English language entry requirements for the following on-campus postgraduate courses at Southern Cross University: Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Professional Accounting (MPA), Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management (MITHM), Master of Information Technology or the Master of Engineering Management, Master of Business Administration (MEM/MBA). Students who successfully complete the PQP also receive two units of advanced standing towards these courses.

Study streams Start

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Master of Professional Accounting (MPA)
Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management (MITHM)

November

Master of Engineering Management/
Master of Business Administration (MEM/MBA)

November
Master of Information Technology (MIT) November

 

Postgraduate preparation and management communication plus a core unit from either the business, tourism, hospitality and accounting stream or from the information technology and engineering management stream.

Study streams Start

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Master of Professional Accounting (MPA)
Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management (MITHM)

November

Master of Engineering Management/
Master of Business Administration (MEM/MBA)

November
Master of Information Technology (MIT) November

 


Course overview

Course code

9509920

Course abbreviation

PQP

Credit points

48

Equivalent units

4

Domestic duration

15 weeks full-time

International duration

15 weeks full-time

Availability details

International

Location Session Annual Fees CRICOS
Gold Coast 3 $12,840 ($3,210 per unit) 091557J
Melbourne 1 $14,250 ($3,563 per unit) 0101436
Perth 1 $14,250 ($3,563 per unit) 0101436
Sydney 1 $14,250 ($3,563 per unit) 0101436

Course requirements

See the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, in conjunction with the Specific Award Rules listed below.

  1. To meet the requirements of this course a student must complete three (3) units comprising:
    1. All units in Part A; and
    2. One unit from Part B

Schedule of units

Title Level of learning Note

Part A

EDU72100 - Postgraduate Preparation Intermediate
MNG81001 - Management Communication Introductory

Part B

Choose one (1) unit from the following:

Title Level of learning Note
MKT00720 - Marketing Intermediate
MNG82001 - Organisational Behaviour Introductory

Title Level of learning Note
MNG00785 - Project Management Introductory

Course progressions

Students should use course progression information to select units specific to their course and enrol in these units using My Enrolment

Title Level of learning Note
In this program, the Part A Postgraduate Preparation EDU72100 classes are typically held over three days (Monday to Wednesday) throughout the session. Other units are offered in the same session, often after the EDU72100 classes. These scheduled timings are subject to availability.