Postgraduate Qualifying Program
Faculty of Law, Business and the Creative Arts
Qualifications as determined to be within 12 credit points of successful completion of an equivalent relevant AQF level 7 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.
Course learning outcomes
In the context of a JCU graduate on successful completion of the Postgraduate Qualifying Program (Business) graduates will be able to:
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 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.
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Students completing this course do not receive a testamur
Exit with lesser award
Successful completion of this course may qualify a candidate for entry into a Postgraduate (Award) Coursework Program in the Faculty of Law, Business and Creative Arts as follows:
Subjects from the Postgraduate Qualifying Program – Business may not be used for advanced standing towards a subsequent postgraduate course.