Charles Darwin University International College
International Masters Qualifying Programme

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 programme 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)

Charles Darwin University CRICOS Provider Code 00300K (NT/VIC) 03286A (NSW), RTO Provider Code 0373

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 programme begins.

The Masters Qualifying Programme prepares international students for postgraduate study in many CDU postgraduate programmes. 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 Programme, 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

Programme option Semester Start Intake Start Date End Date Fees (AUD)
Standard Semester One 2 March 2020 6 November 2020 25,800
Standard Semester Two 20 July 2020 26 February 2021 25,800
Standard Summer Semester 9 November 2020 18 June 2021 25,800
Accelerated Semester One 2 March 2020 19 June 2020 12,990
Accelerated Semester Two 20 July 2020 6 November 2020 12,990
Accelerated Summer Semester 9 November 2020 26 February 2021 12,990

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

03.

Semester Dates

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    Latest Application Date (Offshore)

    Latest Application Date (Onshore)

    Latest Acceptance Date

    Orientation

    Teaching begins

    Census Date

    Teaching ends

    Exams

    Break

    Semester 1 2021

    15 Feb 2021

    26 Feb 2021

    22 Feb for offshore & 1 March for onshore

    25-26 February 2021

    1 March 2021

    22 March 2021

    28 May 2021

    7-18 June 2021

    2-9 April 2021

    Semester 2 2021

    5 July 2021

    16 July 2021

    15 July for offshore & 19 July for onshore

    15-16 July 2021

    19 July 2021

    30 Aug 2021

    15 October   2021

    25 October- 5 November   2021

    30 August – 3 September 2021

    Summer Semester 2021 – 2022

    25 Oct 2021

    5 Nov 2021

    1 Nov for offshore & 8 Nov for onshore

    4-5 November 2021

    8 November 2021

    TBA

    11 February    2022

    21-25 February   2022

    20-31 December   2021

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

Level 3, West wing
Wellington Railway Station
2 Bunny St
Wellington 6011, New Zealand

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