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Postgraduate Qualifying Program (Information Technology) (International Students)

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  • Objectives
    Deakin University's Postgraduate Qualifying Program (PQP) will develop the core skills you need for success at selected postgraduate level courses at Deakin. The Deakin University Postgraduate Qualifying Program is a non-award program designed to provide a quality pathway to Deakin University's postgraduate programs in Information Technology. Other pathways include Business and Engineering. Combining English language training and academic studies, the PQP is designed for students whose academic qualifications and/or English proficiency levels are marginally below the entry requirements for postgraduate programs at Deakin University. The PQP is taught by the Melbourne Institute of Business and Technology (MIBT) and Deakin University's English Language Institute (DUELI). Both institutions are co-located in a new purpose built building on Deakin University's Melbourne Campus at Burwood with state-of-the-art classroom facilities. The emphasis is on developing the skills necessary for success at postgraduate level. Students who complete the particular pathways within the PQP will meet the academic and English language requirements for entry into specified coursework postgraduate programs at Deakin University.
  • Entry requirements
    Minimum admission requirements for the PQP programs are outlined below. For specific academic standard requirements, and requirements for countries not listed, please refer to http://www.deakin.edu.au/future-students/international/apply-entry.php Completion of three year post-secondary study qualification (equivalent to post-Year 12). Alternate admission: Other relevant training and minimum 2 years of relevant work experience may also be accepted. English language proficiency requirements An overall band score of 6 or better in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test (Academic module) with no individual band score less than 6; or equivalent. A full listing of the University’s undergraduate English language requirements is available online at www.deakin.edu.au/future-students
  • Academic Title
    Postgraduate Qualifying Program (Information Technology) (International Students)
  • Course description
    Fees and charges
    International tuition fees for the Postgraduate Qualifying Programs are charged on a per course basis. Rates will be set annually and enrolled students will be invoiced at the prevailing rate. Invoices will be issued each trimester.


    Course structure

    4 credit points of study (1 trimester)

     

    SIT764 Project Management  

    SEV710 Risk and Environmental Sustainability  

     

    Plus:

    Communication Skills Development

    Academic Writing and Research Skills Development

     


    Admission requirements - general

    Minimum admission requirements for the PQP programs are outlined below. For specific academic standard requirements, and requirements for countries not listed, please refer to http://www.deakin.edu.au/future-students/international/apply-entry.php

     

    Completion of three year post-secondary study qualification (equivalent to post-Year 12).

     

    Alternate admission:

    Other relevant training and minimum 2 years of relevant work experience may also be accepted.

     

    English language proficiency requirements
    An overall band score of 6 or better in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test (Academic module) with no individual band score less than 6; or equivalent. A full listing of the University’s undergraduate English language requirements is available online at
    www.deakin.edu.au/future-students

     

    How to apply

    Apply directly to Deakin by mail or fax, or in person.

     

    Complete the application form located within the following publication: http://www-development.deakin.edu.au/future-students/international/documents/brochures/pqp2008.


        * Include certified/notarised evidence of your academic qualifications and English language proficiency.
        * Enclose a non-refundable application fee of A$55 either by bankdraft made payable to Deakin University, or by completing the Payment of application fee by credit card section on the application form.
        * Send or fax your form and documents to the relevant office contained in the Postgraduate Qualifying Program publication (link above).

    Applying in person:
    Visit any of our offices in India, Indonesia or Australia to drop off your application form or get further course advice.


    Our staff in these offices can help you with questions about Deakin, give you career advice and information you need before you leave home, and will help you with your application.

    Who can apply:
    Applications will be accepted from:

        * Persons living abroad who are not Australian citizens and do not have Permanent Resident status in Australia.
        * Persons living in Australia with Temporary status, provided that there is no limitation on study.


    Further study

    Successful completion of this course allows you to meet the University's English language requirements for postgraduate study. The following postgraduate courses are available for entry upon completion of this course:

     

    Graduate Diploma

    (8 credit points - 1 year duration)

    S678 Graduate Diploma of Information Technology

     

    Masters degree

    (12 credit points - 1.5 years duration)

    S778 Master of Information Technology

     

    Masters degree

    (16 credit points - 2 years duration)

    S779 Master of Information Technology (Professional)

     

    Combined courses

    (16 credit points - 2 years duration)

    D754 Master of Information Technology/Master of Business Administration (International)

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