Post-Graduate Qualifying Program - Business

Gain the knowledge, skills and English Language Proficiency (ELP) for entry into ECU master’s degrees in business.

Course overview

The Post-Graduate Qualifying Program – Business (Stage 1) will develop the academic knowledge, skills and English Language Proficiency (ELP) for entry into the PQP semester and therefore Master’s degrees at ECU.

The Post-Graduate Qualifying Program – Business (Stage 2) will equip students with the knowledge, skills and English Language Proficiency (ELP) for entry into masters degrees in the Faculty of Business and Law at ECU.

Key Information

Duration

Stage 2: 4 months

Stage 1 + Stage 2: 7 months

Intake dates

Stage 2: February, July
Stage 1: April, October

Campus location

ECU Joondalup Campus West

International Domestic

Fees

2024 Stage 2: A$13,600

2024 Stage 1 + Stage 2: $20,600

Fees

Not available to Domestic students

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program – Business (Stage 1)

CRICOS CODE 085336F

 The course is comprised of four core units which cultivate and build upon English language development and academic English skills.  

  • Academic English
  • Introduction to Research Methods
  • Introduction to Effective Communication
  • Introduction to Critical Thinking

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program – Business (Stage 2)

CRICOS Code 085336F

The course is made up of four core units comprising three PQP units that embed and test academic rigour and language development, together with one discipline-based unit for which ECU will award advanced standing on transfer to the university.  A minimum of 50 percent pass in all units is required for progression to ECU.

  • Managing People and Organisations*
  • Effective communication
  • Research Methods
  • Post-Graduate Preparation in Critical Thinking

* Advanced standing is granted for this unit