Postgraduate Requirements

When applying for entry into a postgraduate degree at ICMS you will need to meet certain academic and English language entry requirements. 

Academic requirements for the Graduate Certificate of Business

Applicants must meet one (1) of the following criteria:
A Successful completion of an undergraduate Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7 or equivalent) from a recognized by NOOSR International University
B Successful completion of undergraduate Bachelor degree (at least AQF Level 6 or equivalent) with a GPA of 2.5 (4-point scale) or 2.5 (5-point scale) or higher from a recognized by NOOSR International University.
C A recognized diploma or advanced diploma (AQF or NOOSR recognized equivalent) together with at least four (4) years relevant full-time work experience
D At least five (5) years appropriate full time managerial or professional experience
E Completion of at least two (2) non-award postgraduate subjects with an overall GPA of at least 2.5 (4-point scale) or 2.5 (5-point scale), where the GPA is calculated over all attempts including fail grades)

Note:

Work experience as a basis for admission: applicants seeking admission on the basis of work experience must support their application with a full Statement of Service for all work experience listed. The Statement must contain independent evidence of the duration and level of work experience.

English Requirements

  1. English Language Tests
English Language Test Minimum Result Required
IELTS (academic) Overall 6.0; Writing 5.5; Speaking 5.5
TOEFL i-BT Overall 69; Writing 19; Speaking 17
Pearson (academic) Overall 50; Writing 42; Speaking 42
Common European Framework (CEFR) B2
Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE) Overall 169; Writing 162; Speaking 162
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) Overall 169; Writing 162; Speaking 162
English Assessment administered by the ICMS A satisfactory score ICMS indicating that no further English instruction is required to meet the entry requirements of the intended course of study

English Language Test must be completed within 2 years prior to the date of commencement of the ICMS course to which the applicant applied.

  1. Prior tertiary study in the medium of English
    • Undertaking tertiary level studies (University or VET), of at least one year’s duration, within Australia in the last five (5) years
    • Undertaking study, of at least one year’s duration, within a tertiary level program, at an approved institution where the language of instruction is English, undertaken within the last five (5) years

Academic requirements for the Masters of International Business and Master of Management

Applicants must meet one (1) of the following criteria:
A Successful completion of an undergraduate Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7 or equivalent) from a recognized Australian University
B Successful completion of an undergraduate Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7 or equivalent) from a recognized by NOOSR International University
C Articulation from the Graduate Certificate of Business into an ICMS Master degree requires a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 (4-point scale) or 2.5 (5-point scale) in the Graduate Certificate
D Completion of at least four (4) non-award graduate subjects with an overall GPA of at least 2.5 (4-point scale) or 3 (5-point scale)
E Successful completion of the Postgraduate Qualifying Program, with a cumulative grade point average (cGPA) of 2.5 (4-point scale) or 2.5 (5-point scale) or above

English Requirements

  1. English Language Tests
English Language Test Minimum Result Required
IELTS (academic) Overall 6.5; Writing 6.0; Speaking 6.0
TOEFL i-BT Overall 79; Writing 21; Speaking 18
Pearson (academic) Pearson (academic): Overall 58; Writing 51; Speaking 51
Common European Framework (CEFR) C1
Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE) Overall 180; Writing 180; Speaking 180
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) Overall 176; Writing 169; Speaking 169
English Assessment administered by the ICMS A satisfactory score ICMS indicating that no further English instruction is required to meet the entry requirements of the intended course of study
  1. Prior tertiary study in the medium of English
    • Undertaking tertiary level studies (University or VET), of at least one year’s duration, within Australia in the last five (5) years
    • Undertaking study, of at least one year’s duration, within a tertiary level program, at an approved institution where the language of instruction is English, undertaken within the last five (5) years