Postgraduate Qualifying Program
Faculty of Law, Business and Creative Arts
Qualifications as determined to be within 12 credit points of successful completion of an equivalent relevant undergraduate Australian business degree.
Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements
Students of non English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System (IELTS). The IELTS score required for admission to this course can be found in Schedule II of the JCU Admissions policy.
Additional selection requirements
Entry is available to international students only.
Special admission requirements
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
12 credit points as per course structure
Additional course rules
Concurrent enrolment with postgraduate level subjects is not permitted.
Additional completion requirements
Select 3 credit points of specified level 2 BU and BX subjects:
BU2003:03 Organisational Behaviour
BU2004:03 Financial Management
BU2007:03 Project Management
BU2010:03 Business Research Methods
BU2209:03 Business Information Systems
BX2051:03 Strategic Human Resource Management
BX2061:03 Business Negotiation
BX2072:03 Organisational Change
Select 6 credit points of level 3 subjects (without prerequisites) offered by the School of Business and approved by the Faculty Pro-Vice-Chancellor.
Course available at
Expected time to complete
6 months full-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Special assessment requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
A candidate who has failed the final subject towards the award and who gained 40% or more of the marks for that subject may be granted a supplementary examination in that subject. However if that subject is required for accreditation, then the criteria specified by that accreditation will apply.
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Students completing this course do not receive a testamur
Exit with lesser award
Not applicable – Candidates completing this program may not use subjects successfully completed within the program for advanced standing towards a subsequent postgraduate course.
If this course is successfully completed, it may qualify a candidate for entry into a Postgraduate (Award) Coursework Program in the Faculty of Law, Business and Creative Arts as follows: