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Deakin College (Navitas)

Melbourne - Burwood , Victoria ,Australia

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.

Course Structure
To complete the Masters Qualifying Program (MQP), students must complete:

Two discipline-based units (with an achieved pass grade)

MPAQ701 Accounting
MPEQ781 Economics for Managers
MPFQ753 Finance
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

Campus Information

Melbourne Burwood

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.


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Application Processing Time in Days: 14

Application Process

More information Required
10 Days
Possible Interview Call from Institution
10 Days
provisional/Unconditional Offer
20 Days
Visa Process
30 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
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.

PSW Opportunity

  • No Post Study Work Visa for courses Less than 2 Years

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Academic requirements:
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.

English requirements:
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: 13700 AUD
    Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
    Application Fee: N/A
This Institution is not directly represented by us and applications / visa support (to them) attract a nominal charge