Postgraduate Qualifying Pathway - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Postgraduate Qualifying Pathway

The Postgraduate Qualifying Pathway is for International students who require (or would benefit from) additional undergraduate study in English before entry to a USC postgraduate coursework qualification.

This program is only available to International students

Study locations
  • Sippy Downs
  • SouthBank
CRICOS code
096508M
Commence
Semester 1, Semester 2
Program length (full-time)
1 Semester full-time
Semester tuition fee 2020
A$11,400
Estimated total tuition fee *
A$11,400
Footnotes
  • Only a full-time option is available to international students on a Student visa. Online programs are not available to Student visa holders.
  • * Estimated tuition fees are based on 2020 rates. Refer to international fees for more information.
  • Not all majors/minors and elective options are available at every campus. You should refer to the What Can I Study tab, and the proposed study sequence for your chosen campus and intake for further information.

This non-award pathway is part of a packaged offer with a USC masters degree, and is available to specifically identified students.

Students complete 48 units (four courses). Courses are determined by the discipline focus of the masters degree in which enrolment is sought (eg business, education, health, information and communication technology, or social science), and by course availability in the semester of study.

Admission requirements

Completion of a recognised Bachelor degree or equivalent and eligibility for admission to a USC masters degree upon successful completion of the qualifying pathway.

Program structure

Students are required to complete 48 units (four courses). Courses are determined by the discipline focus of the masters degree in which enrolment is sought (eg business, education, health, information and communication technology, or social science), and by course availability in the semester of study.

Recommended course choices for students studying the Postgraduate Qualifying Pathway (excluding students packaged with the Master of Social Work (Qualifying)):

Semester 1 recommended courses
COR109 Communication and Thought
HRM311 Leadership and Team Dynamics
HRM312 Learning and Development
ICT352 Project Management

Semester 2 recommended courses
COR109 Communication and Thought
BUS320 Business, Governance and Society
IBS220 Cross-Cultural Management
HRM321 Change Leadership and Agility

Students using this program as a pathway to the Master of Social Work (Qualifying) can contact the Program Coordinator for advice regarding recommended course choices.

Note: Program structures are subject to change. Not all USC courses are available on every USC campus.

Total units: 48

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