Masters Qualifying Program
Develop the English language and discipline-based skills necessary for postgraduate study
Move to a full postgraduate diploma or masters level course at Deakin University in just four months
The Masters Qualifying Program (Business and Law) offers a quality pathway to selected Deakin University postgraduate programs in Business and Law. The emphasis is on developing the skills necessary for success at postgraduate level. The MQP is taught by Deakin College and Deakin University’s English Language Institute (DUELI).
Who should apply?
This pre-master program is a non-award program designed for international students whose academic qualifications and/or English proficiency levels are marginally below the entry requirements for coursework masters programs.
To complete the Masters Qualifying Program (MQP), students must complete:
Two discipline-based units (with an achieved pass grade)
MPEQ781 Economics for Managers
MISQ770 Foundation Skills in Data Analysis
MPMQ701 Business Process Management
Plus two academic skills-based units (with an achieved pass grade)
XDP701 Academic and Intercultural Communication for Postgraduate Study
XPD702 Academic Writing and Research Skills Development for Postgraduate Study
Each unit includes four hours of teaching per week: a two hour lecture followed by a two hour tutorial.
Student must also complete one zero credit point unit:
MAI010 Academic Integrity
The Melbourne Burwood Campus is Deakin University’s busiest campus, with around 26,000 students and 1500 staff. Here you can enjoy all the wonderful benefits of Melbourne’s thriving metropolis while studying amongst leafy green parklands. Located approximately 16 kilometres from the city centre the campus boasts architecturally designed buildings and state of the art teaching facilities. The campus offers many study and break out areas for socialising and downtime. The campus also boats many sporting facilities, cafes and an impressive library. Deakin College classes are taught in a purpose-built centre right in the heart of the campus.
Application Processing Time in Days: 14
Minimum English Language Requirements
|English Level Description||IELTS (1.0 -9.0)||TOEFL IBT (0-120)||TOEFL CBT (0-300)||PTE (10-90)|
|Extremely Limited||< 4||< 31||< 93||< 30|
Job Opportunity Potential
- Deakin is among the top-performing Australian universities for overall employment outcomes. This includes having the best employment rate in the Australian State of Victoria for bachelor’s degree graduates.
- DeakinTALENT talent is dedicated to getting your career ready and has a number of special programs in place that are aimed specifically at international students.
- DeakinTALENT is ready to work with you from day one of your Deakin degree to help prepare you to pursue the career you want, and also to help you find part-time work while you study.
- No Post Study Work Visa for courses Less than 2 Years
Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria
Completion of a three-year post-secondary study qualification (equivalent to post-Year 12).
India/Pakistan–three year qualification post Standard/Class XII
China–three year qualification post Senior High School Certificate
Sri Lanka–three year qualification post A levels.
An overall band score of six or above in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test (Academic module) with no individual band score less than 6; or equivalent
- Course Type: Full Time
- Course Level: Post Graduate Diploma or Certificate
- Duration: 04 Month
Total Tuition Fee:
Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
Application Fee: N/A