Master of Qualifying Program

Western Sydney University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00917K; 02851G (WS, The College)

In the Masters Qualifying Program (MQP) you will participate in an intensive program of learning to prepare you for study at postgraduate level. This non-award program comprises ten learning modules designed to ensure you have the skills, competencies and knowledge necessary to undertake postgraduate study in business. You will further develop your verbal and written communication skills in a range of contemporary business areas including finance, organisations, people and culture, and enterprise intelligence in a global business context. You will be required to demonstrate a sound appreciation of the ethical and professional practice in business enterprises, and you will demonstrate practical business communication skills by working individually as well as working in teams.

Structure

To complete the Masters Qualifying Program students must achieve a competent outcome (satisfactory grade) in all modules.

Subjects

  • Written communication for Postgraduate Study
  • Verbal communication for Postgraduate Study

Standard entry requirements

  • An Associate Degree, or higher in any discipline
  • Or a 3 yr post-secondary qualification, or higher in any discipline
  • Or a minimum of 3 yrs FTE managerial/professional work experience
  • Or submitted other evidence of qualifications that demonstrate potential to pursue graduate studies.

Study pathways

Students with prior learning in business or accounting and who have shown competency in all 10 modules will be eligible to enter the following Western Sydney University courses provided they also meet the English language proficiency criteria for admission to those programs: Masters courses in Business and Accounting with a 1.5 years (or longer) duration, and the Graduate Certificate in Business. Students with prior learning in other disciplines and who have shown competency in all 10 modules will be eligible to enter the Western Sydney University Masters courses in Business and Accounting with a 2 year duration provided they also meet the English language proficiency criteria for admission to those programs.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Parramatta City International: $8,000 Yes
  • Full-time : 6 months
Sydney City International: $8,000 Yes
  • Full-time : 6 months

Further information

Applicants seeking admission on the basis of work experience MUST support their application with a Statement of Service for all work experience listed on the application.

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