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Accelerated International Masters Qualifying Prog

Not available to domestic students.
Overview
Location
CRICOS Code
CDU Waterfront Darwin
0100444
Course location
Not available to domestic students.
Course duration
Full-time
0.5 year/s
Availability for Admission
Domestic
No
International on campus
Semester 1
Semester 2
International online
No
Applications accepted through MyNextCourse
No
Can offers be deferred?
No
CDU Reference
CDU Course Code

ZAMQP1

Faculty/College
CDU International College
Sector
HE
Area of study
Enabling Courses

The course focuses on developing academic knowledge and skills, including acculturation to studying Business and IT in Australia, English for postgraduate studies and critical thinking.

This course will develop advanced knowledge and skills in business communication, business ethics, organisational security and enterprise IT management. It is designed to enable you to read, write, communicate and critically analyse higher level concepts and complex issues in a discipline specific context.

You will further develop skills in reflective, autonomous and collaborative practices to successfully engage in learning and assessment activities at postgraduate level. An underlying philosophy of the course is that academic studies at postgraduate level is a social and contextual activity that requires developing appropriate attitudes and behaviours towards studying, fellow students and the wider academic community. The course will help you achieve the CDU graduate quality outcomes and reflect the values of CDU.

Successful completion of this course allows you to gain direct entry to specific postgraduate programs at CDU. The articulation table found on CDU International College page includes additional requirements for some postgraduate programs.

Contact details

For further information about the course, enrolment procedures, closing dates and other administrative issues please contact Student Central on:

Email: student.central@cdu.edu.au Phone: (08) 8946 7766 or 1800 061 963 (free call)

Admission criteria

  • Applicants must have completed three years of post-secondary study.

Essential requirements

English language requirements

To gain entry into Charles Darwin University, all Higher Education applicants must satisfy the University's English Language Proficiency Requirements for their chosen course of study. International applicants will be required to supply evidence of this at the time of application.

The minimum English language requirement for this course is met by either undertaking previous education in an English-speaking country or undertaking one of the following English language tests and obtaining the minimum requirements listed below.

IELTS Academic Module A minimum overall score of 6.0 with no band less than 5.5.
Cambridge Advanced English (CAE) A minimum overall score of 169, with no skill below 162.
Common European Framework Certificate of English Proficiency A minimum overall grade of B2.
Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic module A minimum overall score of 50 with no score lower than 42.
TOEFL Internet-based Test (iBT) A minimum overall score of 60 with a minimum score of 18 for reading, speaking and listening and a minimum score of 21 for writing.

* All tests are valid for two years from the date of the test to the date of commencement at CDU, unless otherwise specified.
* Where applicable, international applicants must also satisfy the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) English language requirements for student visa applications.

Do you have a question regarding English requirements at CDU? Please email: international@cdu.edu.au.

 

Course structure

The information provided for this course was valid for the final year of enrolment. Students continuing in this course may find there have been some changes to the unit availability. Students should, in the first instance, refer to the recommended study plan in the newest version of this course to make their unit selection for the current year.

Every re-enrolling student will be able to complete their current course of study. As a continuing student you should always consider transferring to the newest course version to enable you to take advantage of new and exciting changes to university programs. Students electing not to transfer should refer to the transitional arrangements where provided.

If you have any queries, or concerns about your course progression you would like clarified, please contact Student Central on freecall 1800 061 963 or student.central@cdu.edu.au.

 


  • 2022 HE unit offerings and unit fees are not yet available however will be published no later than 1 December 2021.
  • Always refer to the Course Catalogue for the latest information about your course prior to enrolment.

A candidate must successfully complete 4 units totalling 40 credit points (cp) over one semester as detailed below. All units are compulsory, are taught concurrently and are valued at 10 credit points each.

Students are expected to spend 12-13 hours per week on each unit over a 12-week teaching period. This includes lectures, tutorials, reading, independent and group study and contact with staff members. However, additional time will be needed depending on the entry level of a student’s English language skills.

Each unit is timetabled for five hours face to face classes per week: two hours of lectures, two hours of tutorials and one hour of guided pre-reading.

Unit type

Credit Points

Specific requirements
Core Units
(4 units)

40cp

Core units totalling 40 credit points as detailed below. 

MQP005 Business Communication
MQP006 Business Ethics
MQP007 Enterprise IT Management
MQP008 Organisational Security
 

 

40cp

Total Credit Points

 

Study plan


  • 2022 HE unit offerings and unit fees are not yet available however will be published no later than 1 December 2021.
  • Always refer to the Course Catalogue for the latest information about your course prior to enrolment.

Students commencing in Semester 1

The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in semester 1 and enrolling in a standard load.

Legend: CO = Core Unit
Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
MQP005 Business Communication CO    
MQP006 Business Ethics CO    
MQP007 Enterprise IT Management CO    
MQP008 Organisational Security CO    

Students commencing in Semester 2

The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in semester 2 and enrolling in a standard load.

Legend: CO = Core Unit
Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
    MQP005 Business Communication CO
    MQP006 Business Ethics CO
    MQP007 Enterprise IT Management CO
    MQP008 Organisational Security CO

Students commencing in Semester 3 (Summer)

The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in summer semester and enrolling in a standard load.

Legend: CO = Core Unit
Semester 1 Semester 2

Semester 3 (Summer)

Year 1
        MQP005 Business Communication CO
        MQP006 Business Ethics CO
        MQP007 Enterprise IT Management CO
        MQP008 Organisational Security CO

 

International students

How to apply direct to CDU

Applications to CDU must be submitted online.

 

You will need a valid email address to create your online account.

 

Once you have started the application you will have the option of saving your application and resuming it at a later date.

 

There is no application fee when you apply online.

Find a CDU agent partner to help you apply

Applicants may seek further information about international education in Australia from theAustralian Government Department of Education and Training or from our overseas / external representatives.

 

To help with the process, we've compile a list of authorised representatives.

Not sure if you are a domestic or international student?

That's OK - it can be a little tricky to know the difference.

 

To help you out, we've put together a guide to answer any questions you might have.

 

Things like the difference between domestic and international students or the difference between course types like VET and undergraduate.