Tropical Environments and Societies
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
Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of Band 1 – Schedule II of the JCU Admissions Policy.
Additional selection requirements
Entry is available to international students only.
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:
Select 6 credit points of specified BU or BX level 2 subjects as approved by the Deputy-Vice-Chancellor, Tropical Environments and Societies or authorised nominee
Select 6 credit points of specified BU or BX level 3 subjects as approved by the Deputy-Vice-Chancellor, Tropical Environments and Societies or authorised nominee
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
Professional accreditation Requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
A student 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.
Not applicable – this is a non-award course
Successful completion of this course may qualify a student for entry into a Postgraduate (Award) Coursework Program in the Division of Tropical Environments and Societies as follows:
Subjects from the Postgraduate Qualifying Program [Business] may not be used for advanced standing towards a subsequent postgraduate course.