Charles Darwin University International College
International Masters Qualifying Program

International students who have already completed three years of post-secondary study in their home country but find their English language level a barrier to postgraduate study in Australia can now smoothly transition into a highly regarded English-language masters program in one or two semesters through a combination of discipline-specific subjects with English language support.

CRICOS Codes: Standard: 0100443 (NT/VIC), 0100446 (NSW); Accelerated: 0100444 (NT/VIC), 0100447 (NSW)
CDU – International Masters Qualifying

Students get a deep understanding of the demands of postgraduate study and learn the processes, expectations and methods for success before their masters program begins.

The Masters Qualifying Program prepares international students for postgraduate study in many CDU postgraduate programs. Click here for a full list.

01.

Course Units

Standard

SEMESTER 1

  • Academic Skills and Communication
  • Intercultural Skills and Communication
  • Critical Thinking for Postgraduate Studies
  • English for Postgraduate Studies

SEMESTER 2

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

Accelerated

SEMESTER 2

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

Entry Requirements

Academic requirements

To enter the Masters Qualifying Program, students must have completed three years of post-secondary study in their home country.

English requirements

The following minimum English language requirements apply, expressed in terms of IELTS scores.

  • Standard: IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5.5) or agreed equivalent
  • Accelerated: IELTS 6.0 (no band less than 5.5) or agreed equivalent
02.

Intakes & Fees

Program optionSemester StartIntake Start DateEnd DateFees (AUD)
StandardSemester One2 March 20206 November 202025,800
StandardSemester Two20 July 202026 February 202125,800
StandardSummer Semester9 November 202018 June 202125,800
AcceleratedSemester One2 March 202019 June 202012,990
AcceleratedSemester Two20 July 20206 November 202012,990
AcceleratedSummer Semester9 November 202026 February 202112,990

Masters Preparation Programs finishing in June articulate into Masters Degrees starting in Semester 2 (July). Programs finishing in October or February articulate into Masters Degrees starting in Semester 1 (March).

Contact us
Location
AUCKLAND

345 Queen St
Auckland, New Zealand

Postal address
PO Box 78-359
Grey Lynn, Auckland 1245

T +64 9 307 5399
F +64 9 377 7125

WELLINGTON

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Wellington Railway Station
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Wellington 6011, New Zealand

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