Postgraduate Qualifying Program

Course Code

13015

Version

4

Faculty

Faculty of Law, Business and Creative Arts

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Honours

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

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 I of the JCU Admissions policy.

Additional selection requirements

Entry is available to international students only.

Special admission requirements

Nil

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

12 credit points as per course structure

Additional course rules

Concurrent enrolment with postgraduate level subjects is not permitted.

Additional completion requirements

Nil

Course Structure

Core Subjects

BU1104:03 Business, Environment and Society in the Tropics or BU1105:03 Contemporary Business Communications

Options

Select 3 credit points of specified level 2 and 3 BX subjects:

BX3171:03 Organisational Behaviour

BX2014:03 Financial Management

BX2077:03 Project Management

BX2174:03 Research and Decision Making for Business

BX2019:03 Business Information Systems

BX2051:03 Managing People

BX2061:03 Business Negotiation

BX2072:03 Change Management

Plus

Select 6 credit points of level 3 subjects (without prerequisites) offered by the School of Business and approved by the Faculty Pro-Vice-Chancellor.

Campus

Course available at

Notes

Brisbane

Cairns

Singapore

Townsville

Candidature

Expected time to complete

6 months full-time

Maximum time to complete

0.5 years

Maximum leave of absence

Nil

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

Nil

Accreditation Requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for final subject

A candidate who has failed a single subject towards the award in their final teaching period 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.

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Not applicable

Maximum allowed

Nil

Currency

Not applicable

Expiry

Not applicable

Other restrictions

Not applicable

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Students completing this course do not receive a testamur

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

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:

Master of Business Administration

Master of Economics

Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management

Other postgraduate courses as approved by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor