Masters Qualifying Program

Program code

9354

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

1 trimester full-time

Credit points

40

CRICOS code

095623E

Commencing in

Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3

Entry requirements

6.0

IELTS (Academic) (more)

Indicative fee

$14,750.00* per year (more)
* 2022 indicative annual fee

Admission requirements

  • Post-secondary (3 year) qualification
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent with 3.5 GPA minimum

    (more)

How to apply

Admission requirements

This program is for International students only.

To be eligible for admission to the Masters Qualifying Program, a student must:

  • hold a three year post-secondary (post-Year 12 equivalent) qualification OR
  • hold a Bachelor degree (or equivalent) from a recognised University (or another tertiary education institution of equivalent standing) with a minimum GPA of 3.5.

Academic qualifications, English proficiency levels and work experience will be assessed upon application to the Masters Qualifying Program. Applicants should note that a related Bachelor degree is required for admission to some Masters programs.

The Masters Qualifying Program may provide a pathway to Arts, Education and Law; Griffith Business School; Griffith Health and Griffith Sciences Masters programs. At the point of application, students will be assessed for their eligibility for admission to the Masters program. Students will receive a packaged offer for the Masters Qualifying Program and the approved Masters program. The offer is conditional upon students achieving a program GPA of 4.0 in the Masters Qualifying Program.

Academic entry requirements (by country)

Academic entry requirements apply to International applicants for this program. You can view the academic entry requirements for this program here.

Language requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to these programs are described below.

Credit and recognition of prior learning

Griffith University awards credit for prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information see below.

How to apply

An International student is a person who is not an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian permanent resident or holder of an Australian Permanent Humanitarian visa.

This program is available to International students for study in Australia at Griffith University.

International students applying to study on-campus in Australia will require a student visa or another type of visa which does not preclude them from studying in Australia.

You can apply for admission online (where you will be required to upload your supporting documentation and pay an AUD$50 non-refundable fee) OR via a Griffith University registered agent.

Language requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:

  • A minimum overall band score of 6.0 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score less than 5.5
  • OR a minimum score of 550 on TOEFL
  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 71 (no score less than 19 for Writing and 17 for Listening, Reading and Speaking)
  • OR no score less than 3 in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)
  • OR a minimum overall score of 169 (no score less than 162) on C1 Advanced (formerly Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English) or C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)
  • OR an overall score of 50 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 42.

English test results must be no more than two years old.

International students who successfully complete the Direct Entry Program (DEP) will satisfy the English Language requirements for this program.

The Direct Entry Program (DEP) is not available for Domestic students.

Credit and recognition of prior learning

No credit for prior studies will be awarded towards the Masters Qualifying Program.

Students on a pathway to a Arts, Education and Law Masters program may receive credit for the completion of the course 9131IBA Managing Organisations where the program structure permits.

Students on a pathway to a Griffith Business School Masters program may receive credit for the completion of the course 9131IBA Managing Organisations where the program structure permits. This does not include the Master of Professional Accounting, Master of Human Resource Management and Employment Relations or Master of Human Resource Management and Employment Relations /Master of International Business.

Students on a pathway to a Griffith Sciences Masters program may receive credit for the completion of the course 9133ENG Project Management for Postgraduates where the program structure permits.

Students on a pathway to a Griffith Health Masters program may receive credit for the completion of the course 9131IBA Managing Organisations where the program structure permits.