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Postgraduate Qualifying Program (Business)

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Course overview

In the context of a JCU graduate on successful completion of the Postgraduate Qualifying Program (Business) graduates will be able to demonstrate essential knowledge and key critical necessary for a career in business related professions.

Campus
Singapore
Start dates
March, July, November
Duration
4 months full-time
Study mode
On campus

Subjects

Course Structure

1 trimester: 4 months full-time

Study Program

Core Subjects

  • Contemporary Business Communications

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OPTIONS

Select one of the following options:

Option A (General Stream)

Select this option if the destination degree is the Master of Business Administration, or the Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management.

Select 3 subjects from the following list

  • Project Management
  • Research and Decision Making for Business
  • Business Negotiation
  • Managing People
  • Hospitality Cultures and People
  • Destination Management and Planning

Option B (Professional Accounting Stream)

Select this option if the destination degree is the Master of Professional Accounting or the Master of Professional Accounting – Master of Business Administration

  • Business Information Systems

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Select 2 subjects from the following list

  • Project Management
  • Research and Decision Making for Business
  • Business Negotiation
  • Managing People
  • Hospitality Cultures and People
  • Destination Management and Planning

Option C (Information Technology Stream)

Select this option if the destination degree is the Master of Information Technology or the Master of Information Technology – Master of Business Administration

Select 1 subject of level 2 Business or IT subjects as approved by the Course Coordinator

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Select 2 subjects of  level 3 Business or IT  subjects as approved by Course Coordinator

Eligibility & Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Qualifications as determined to be within 12 credit points of successful completion of an equivalent relevant AQF level 7 business degree.

English Requirements

  • IELTS 6.5 (no component lower than 6.0) / TOEFL iBT 90 (with minimum writing score of 21) / TOEFL (paper based) 570 (plus minimum Test of Written English score of 4.5) / Pearson (PTE Academic) 64 or
  • Satisfactory completion of James Cook University English Language Preparatory Program Level 4.
  • Students who have successfully completed in last 2 years a full-time study in English medium , may satisfy the English language requirement on a case-by-case basis.

Attendance Requirements

International students holding a valid Student's Pass are required to attend at least 90% of scheduled classes per month. Failure to attend classes is a breach of the student visa conditions. Being absent from classes for a continuous period of seven days or more, or attendance falling below 90% without valid reasons will result in the student needing to surrender their Student's Pass for cancellation.

Domestic students must attend at least 75% of the scheduled lecture and tutorial activities to be eligible for assessment.

Career Outcomes

Successful students can progress through the Bachelor or Master Degree program cited above.

Tuition Fees

Domestic* International
S$8,988 S$9,416

*Fees apply to all Singapore residents (Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and all pass holders excluding those holding a Student Pass)

Note: All course fees include prevailing 7% Goods and Services Tax (GST)

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Note: International students in Singapore on a Student Pass are not permitted to work. For more information please visit http://www.ica.gov.sg.

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Disclaimer
Although James Cook University endeavours to ensure the accuracy of this information, there is no guarantee it will remain accurate all year. Applicants are advised to confirm program details with the appropriate school before making an application.