Accelerated International Masters Qualifying Program

Charles Darwin University
6 months
Full time
Foundation / Pathway program
Scholarships available
Accelerated International Masters Qualifying Program

About this program

Accelerated International Masters Qualifying Program

The course focuses on developing academic knowledge and skills, including acculturation to studying Business and IT in Australia, English for postgraduate studies and critical thinking.

This course will develop advanced knowledge and skills in business communication, business ethics, organisational security and enterprise IT management. It is designed to enable you to read, write, communicate and critically analyse higher level concepts and complex issues in a discipline specific context.

You will further develop skills in reflective, autonomous and collaborative practices to successfully engage in learning and assessment activities at postgraduate level. An underlying philosophy of the course is that academic studies at postgraduate level is a social and contextual activity that requires developing appropriate attitudes and behaviours towards studying, fellow students and the wider academic community. The course will help you achieve the CDU graduate quality outcomes and reflect the values of CDU.

Admission requirements

Applicants must have completed three years of post-secondary study.

English language requirements

To gain entry into Charles Darwin University, all Higher Education applicants must satisfy the University's English Language Proficiency Requirements for their chosen course of study. International applicants will be required to supply evidence of this at the time of application.

The minimum English language requirement for this course is met by either undertaking previous education in an English-speaking country or undertaking one of the following English language tests and obtaining the minimum requirements listed below.

  • IELTS Academic Module:A minimum overall score of 6.0 with no band less than 5.5.
  • Cambridge Advanced English (CAE): A minimum overall score of 169, with no skill below 162.
  • Common European Framework Certificate of English Proficiency: A minimum overall grade of B2.
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic module: A minimum overall score of 50 with no score lower than 42.
  • TOEFL Internet-based Test (iBT): A minimum overall score of 60 with a minimum score of 18 for reading, speaking and listening and a minimum score of 21 for writing.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

Core Units

  • Business Communication
  • Business Ethics
  • Enterprise IT Management
  • Organisational Security

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.


Tuition fee: $12,990.00



Continuing studies

Successful completion of this course allows you to gain direct entry to specific postgraduate programs at CDU.

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About this institute

Charles Darwin University

Charles Darwin University (CDU) is a sustainable, innovative, creative and inclusive new world university located in northern Australia teaching 24,000 students from more than 69 nationalities across 11 campuses and training centres, in over 100 regional and remote locations; and...

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Why study at Charles Darwin University

High Graduate Salaries

CDU is ranked the number one Australian university for postgraduate employment outcomes.

Leader in Online Learning

CDU is a pioneer in e-learning and has been delivering courses online for almost 20 years. While you are studying online with CDU, you'll be studying with an innovative multi-sector university that is a leader in research and online study delivery.


With small class sizes, lecturers know your name and provide personalised support and advice.


You will receive support from academic staff and the dedicated International Student Support team, who will work with you throughout your studies to ensure your success.


Our main campus in Casuarina is surrounded by nature, with bike paths linking the University to the tropical surrounds, including a beautiful beach a few minutes away. Affordable public transport connects the campus to the Darwin Central Business District (CBD).

Dual-sector university is a pathway for everyone, from VET and undergraduate courses to postgraduate and higher degrees by research.

Contact info

Charles Darwin University

Ellengowan Drive
0810 Darwin

Phone no: +61 (08) 8946 6666

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