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Entry requirements for postgraduate courses

You'll need meet certain academic and English language entry requirements to enrol on one of our postgraduate courses. You may also need to submit evidence of work experience. Check entry requirements and other accepted criteria below. 

Check academic and English language requirements for your master’s

COVID-19 English language requirements can be found here. 

  • COVID-19 academic entry requirements

    We are doing everything we can to make sure that your education isn’t impacted due to COVID-19. That’s why we will allow you to apply for one of our postgraduate courses if you are in your final semester of study in your undergraduate degree and can demonstrate that completion of your degree is impacted by COVID-19.

    To be eligible, you must meet one of the following criteria:

    • 3-year undergraduate degrees: You must have completed five out of six semesters of study with an average of at least 53% and you must be able to demonstrate that you have completed all requirements to graduate in 2020.
    • 4-year undergraduate degrees: You must have completed seven out of eight semesters of study with an average of at least 53% and you’re expected to complete all requirements before commencing with us.

    Please note: not all bachelor degrees are affected by COVID-19, so only students who can demonstrate that their qualification has been affected by COVID-19 can apply with incomplete bachelor degrees.  For all other students, the normal entry requirements apply.

  • Academic entry requirements

    You'll need an Australian bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent bachelor’s degree from another country, to enrol on one of our postgraduate courses.

    For more information on specific entry requirements for individual courses, enquire online to speak to one of our student enrolment advisors.

  • English language entry requirements

    If you’re applying for a postgraduate degree, you will need to have an Academic minimum overall score of 6.0. More specifically, you will need to have achieved a score of no less than 6.0 in the writing band and no less than 5.5 in all other bands.

  • Specific entry requirements
    Course  Additional requirements 
    Graduate Diploma of Accounting  An associate degree or a three-year diploma from a section ons institution in China 
    Graduate Diploma of Commerce   You may receive up to 50% credit for previous studies completed at a postgraduate or equivalent level
    Master of Commerce  You may receive up to 50% credit for previous studies completed at a postgraduate or equivalent level 
    MBA  You must complete Professional Development subjects as part of your degree, however you do not need work experience 

    Check country-specific academic entry requirements. 


Applications based on work experience

If you’re applying for a course on the basis of previous work experience, you’ll need to include the following evidence:

  • your CV showing the relevant work experience
  • employment references.
  • credit towards your degree.

Credit towards your degree

If you’re applying for credit towards your degree (also known as ‘advanced standing’), you should mention this on your application form when you apply for your course. You’ll need to provide the following evidence to support your application for credit:

  • your academic transcript
  • a description of the grading system
  • a description of all the subjects you completed, taken from the awarding institution's official handbook for that calendar year.

We’ll let you know whether your application for credit (advanced standing) has been approved once we’ve completed the assessment.

Credit Average

The term ‘credit average’ means a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5 or greater.

GPA scores for grades:

  • Fail 0
  • Pass 4
  • Credit 5
  • Distinction 6
  • High Distinction 7

If you've received credit for a subject, or you've been allowed to withdraw from a subject, it won't count towards your credit average.

If you’re applying for a postgraduate degree, you will need to have an Academic minimum overall score of 6.0. More specifically, you will need to have achieved a score of no less than 6.0 in the writing band and no less than 5.5 in all other bands.

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