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

Indicative fee

$14,250.00* per year (more)
* 2020 indicative annual fee

Admission requirements

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

    (more)

6.0

IELTS (Academic) (more)

Why choose this program?

The Griffith University Masters Qualifying Program provides students with an opportunity to upgrade their prior study to meet the academic and/or English language requirements for direct admission to a Griffith University Masters program.

The Masters Qualifying Program comprises one trimester of full-time study. The program aims to provide you with the knowledge, values and competencies required for successful completion of studies at postgraduate level in Australia.

This program is delivered in partnership with Griffith College.

Attendance information

The Masters Qualifying Program will be offered full-time on-campus at the Griffith College. Please refer to the Griffith College Academic Calendar for further details.

If you are an International student on a student visa, you must ensure that you enrol in a way that will allow you to complete your enrolment within the expected program duration as stated on your Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE).

My career opportunities

Students who have completed the Masters Qualifying Program will have developed the core skills needed for admission to selected Masters programs at Griffith University.

Pathways to further study

Arts, Education and Law

The Masters Qualifying Program may provide a pathway to the Arts, Education and Law Masters programs listed below.

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 Grade Point Average of 4.0 in the Masters Qualifying Program.

Griffith Business School

The Masters Qualifying Program may provide a pathway to the Griffith Business School Masters programs listed below.

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 Grade Point Average of 4.0 in the Masters Qualifying Program.

Griffith Sciences

The Masters Qualifying Program may provide a pathway to the Griffith Sciences Masters programs listed below.

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 Grade Point Average of 4.0 in the Masters Qualifying Program.

International students

An International student is one who is not:

  • an Australian or New Zealand citizen or
  • a person who has Australian permanent resident status.
Indicative annual tuition fee

The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points (two full-time trimesters).

The indicative annual tuition fee is based on current conditions and available data and should only be used as a guide. These fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

Tuition fees
  • An International student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program prior to 2014 is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student commenced the program.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program from 2014 onwards is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.

Program fees for the Masters Qualifying Program (9354)

Year of study Fee category/Band Fee per CP Tuition fee 40cp
2020 FEE BAND 28.5 $356.25 $14,250.00
2019 Fee Band 27.0 $337.50 $13,500.00
Changing programs

If an International student changes to a different program they will be subject to the approved program fee for the trimester in which they are enrolled.

Permanent resident status

If an undergraduate student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will be provided with a domestic fee-paying place.

The student may then apply for a Commonwealth supported place at the next admission period provided that the student satisfies the conditions for transfer from a domestic fee-paying place to a Commonwealth supported place as set out in the Undergraduate Programs Admission Policy.

If a postgraduate student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will automatically be considered for a Commonwealth supported place subject to availability.

If a research student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will automatically be considered for a Commonwealth Government Research Training Program (RTP) Fee Offset or a domestic fee-paying place as applicable for the program.

Further information