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ABOUT THE GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY

 

Griffith University gives you more than just a degree. Griffith’s innovative and practical approach to learning ensures you’ll
graduate job ready with the skills and contacts you need to succeed in your field.ECU is known for its award-winning facilities and for being at the forefront of providing innovative education and training solutions.

 

With campuses in Brisbane and the Gold Coast, Griffith allows you to combine your studies with an amazing cultural
and lifestyle experience. Why not join over 7,000 international students already building their future career at one of
Australia’s most innovative universities.

 

With over 300 degrees across 10 study areas you’re sure to find your ideal degree at Griffith. Griffith’s strengths include: a new interdisciplinary Bachelor of Science; the new Health and Knowledge precinct at the Gold Coast campus; a Business
School accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) – International; Queensland’s
number one ranked Law School; and our highly respected conservatorium of music, film school and college of art, all located in
Brisbane’s art and cultural precinct.

 

Ranking

Ranked in the top five percent worldwide Griffith is listed in the top 400 in three major international university rankings —
Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), QS World University Rankings and the Leiden Ranking — so you can be sure
you’re getting a world-class degree.In the 2015 Good Universities Guide, ECU graduates gave the University a 5-star rating for teaching quality,

 

Australia’s fastest growing university precinct
Griffith’s $320 million facility upgrade has already seen the completion of the new Griffith Health Centre (and co-located Griffith University Hospital), Sir Samuel Griffith Centre (Australia’s first zero emission, self-powering teaching facility) and a refurbished and expanded Gold Coast campus library. Work on the new Business Building is well underway and due be completed in mid 2014.

 

Practical, innovative approach to learning
Griffith gives you the opportunity to complete a work integrated learning internship and/or a Industry Mentoring Program as part of your studies. These programs give you the opportunity to put theory into practice and ensure you graduate with the skills and experienceyou need to be successful in the job market.

 

Why Choose QIBT

WHY CHOOSE QIBT?

 

The Queensland Institute of Business and Technology (QIBT) provides a well-designed degree pathway leading to a selection of progressive and professionally recognised degrees at Griffith University. So with a slight change in pathway, students can still achieve their study and career goals.

 

As a QIBT student, you will also benefit from:
• the expertise of QIBT teachers, many of whom have either a master’s degree or PhD in their discipline area, and
also lecture at Griffith University.

 

• great value for money — QIBT tuition fees are competitively priced.

 

• full access to all Griffith University services and facilities on the Mount Gravatt and Gold Coast campuses, including libraries,
computer labs, sporting facilities, on-campus accommodation and employment services.

 

• small class sizes, typically with a maximum of 50 students in each lecture and 25 students in each tutorial or workshop, to ensure you receive individual attention from your teachers.

 

• a single visa for the duration of your studies, covering your QIBT program, your Griffith degree program and your
English language program (if applicable).

 

• Upon the successful completion of a Diploma, QIBT students are eligible for entry into second year of the equivalent bachelor degree at Griffith University, in Brisbane or the Gold Coast.

 

• A supportive learning environment, including small class sizes and extra tuition time, ensures students receive individual attention from their teachers (see page 10).

 

• Over 12,000 QIBT graduates have continued their studies at Griffith University, with an average pass rate of 90 percent.

 

• Starting salaries for Griffith University graduates are among the best in Australia (see program pages 14–21).
Read on to find out more about studying in Queensland, Australia.

 

About Pathway Education

ABOUT PATHWAY EDUCATION

An Undergraduate Pathway is a single course which is comprised of a series of stages (Stages 1-4) of study which on successful completion results in the award of a Bachelor's. A Postgraduate Pathway is a single course which is comprised of a series of stages of study (Stages 1 - 2) which on successful completion results in the award of a Master's Degree.

 

Foundation or Stage1

A pre degree programme for students who do not meet university entry requirements. Successful completion leads to progression to year 1 of a UK bachelor degree. The course includes both academic subjects as well as English Language.

In Australia the foundation is often known as – Otherwise also known as Certificate IV or Tertiary Access .The tertiary access is an accelerated program for more advanced students.

 

Diploma Year 1 - Stage 2 

Designed for students who fail to meet the entry requirements for direct entry, but who are still capable of studying at that level. Successful completion leads to the 2nd year of a UK bachelor degree programme. The course includes both academic subjects as well as English Language. Stages 3 and 4 comprise of the 2nd and 3rd year of an honours degree.

 

Graduate Diploma

A 2 term and accelerated 1 term programme is available for students who have a degree, but not one which is equivalent to a UK degree. Successful completion leads to direct entry to the master degree.

English Language - A presessional English Language programme is available for those who fail to meet the minimum English Language requirements. Please note visa regulations may differ in the cae of English Language entry.

 

Bachelor Degrees
Designed for students who have equivalnet to Australian Year 12 qualifications or who meet the minimum entry qualifications as outlined under entry requirements. Students who do not meet these requirements should follow the pathway entry.

 

Master Degrees

Designed for students who have equivalent to an Australian degree or who meet the minimum entry qualifications as outlined under entry requirements. Students who do not meet these requirements should follow the pathway entry.

 

Pathway Programmes

Undergraduate Pathways

 

Associate Degree in Commerce and Business

 

Certificate IV

progress to the Bachelor of Medical Science/Doctor of Medicine - See more at: http://www.nic.nsw.edu.au/programs/tertiary-preparation-pathway-to-medicine#sthash.O1A22ItD.dpuf

Electives in:

Accounting
Advanced Mathematics
Biology
Chemistry
Economics
Information Design
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Physics
Statistics

 

Diploma (Degree Year 1)

Biosciences
Commerce
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Engineering
Graphic Design
Health Care
Health Sciences
Hotel Management
Information Technology
Media and Communication

 

Postgraduate Pathway

Not Available

 

 

 

Entry Requirements

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

Certificate IV

Year 11 with 50%

Completion of Higher Secondary Certificate or Year 11 equivalent with average of 50%.

 

Tertiary Access Program

Completion of Higher Secondary Certificate or Year 11 equivalent with average of 60%. 

 

Diploma

Completion of Higher Secondary Certificate (10+2)/Intermediate with average of 50%

 

Postgraduate

- Honours Bachelor degree (3 years) awarded by a Section 1 institution
- Honours Bachelor degree (4 years) awarded by a Section 2 institution

 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

 

Certificate IV

IELTS 5.5 (with no band below 5.0)
TOEFL 525/46
GCE 'O' Level  C

 

Diploma

IELTS 5.5 (with no band below 5.0) (6.5/6.0 for Criminology, Criminal Justice and Health Care)

550 or 213

TOEFL 525/46 (575/79 (no score <21) for Criminology, Criminal Justic and Healthcare)

GCE 'O' Level  C

 

IELTS requirement of 6.0 (no less than 5.5) prior to commencement of the TPP (leading to Medicine) - See more at: http://www.nic.nsw.edu.au/enrol-today/admissions-requirements#sthash.W5q10CwU.dpuf

Assocaite Degree

IELTS 5.5 (with no band below 5.0)

TOEFL 525/46

Dates and Prices


State Dates: Feb, July, October

Note: Some pathways may not be available throughout the year.

2015 Tuition Fees

Course Domestic Students International Students
Foundation Studies for Business and Humanities N/A A$18,000
Foundation Studies for IT N/A A$18,000
Foundation Studies for Health and Life Sciences N/A A$18,000
Foundation Studies for Engineering and Computer Science N/A A$18,000
Diploma of Business A$19,900 A$23,000
Diploma of Bioscience A$23,000 A$26,000
Diploma of Mass Media and Communications A$21,240 A$22,000
Diploma of Information Technology A$19,900 A$23,000
Diploma of Health Sciences A$23,000 A$26,000
- See more at: http://www.latrobemelbourne.edu.au/enrol-today/fees#sthash.1iHYtFmK.dpuf

2015 Program Fees

Program CRICOS Code Duration Total Program Fees(A$)
Certificate Programs (Fast track and Standard Track)
Certificate IV Tertiary Preparation Program 084212D 2 or 3 trimesters* $17,700
Diploma Programs (Standard Track and Fast Track)
Diploma of Business and Commerce 074637F 2 or 3 trimesters $19,980
Diploma of Engineering 074638E 2 or 3 trimesters $24,410
Diploma of Information Technology 074639D 2 or 3 trimesters $23,370
Diploma of Media and Communication 074640M 2 or 3 trimesters $21,100
Provisional Entry Program (PEP)   3 trimesters Diploma fee plus $3,700
English Language program (delivered by the University of Newcastle's English Language Centre) AUD
10 week program $3,800
Other compulsory charges (in addition to course fees) AUD
Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) per year (subject to review) Single Cover (2015 premium)
$594 (1 year)
$1,198 (2 years)
Living Expenses AUD
One year including accommodation $18,610

All tuition fees listed above are for commencement in 2015. Fees are indicative only and are subject to change.

*Students enrolled in the TPP leading to Medicine must enrol over two semesters. Please refer to the Important Dates section for more details.

- See more at: http://www.nic.nsw.edu.au/enrol-today/fees#sthash.gNrssZmA.dpuf

 

2015 Fees and charges

  Campus Duration International Students Total Program Fees Australian Citizens / Permanent Residents Total Program Fees
Mathematics Bridging Course
Maths Intensive Gold Coast campus 13 weeks A$739.00 A$739.00
Mathematics Mount Gravatt or Gold Coast 13 weeks A$2,075.00 A$1,406.00
Advanced Mathematics Mount Gravatt or Gold Coast 13 weeks A$2,075.00 A$1,406.00
Pre-University Level programs
Certificate IV Tertiary Preparation Program Mount Gravatt and Gold Coast 2 Semesters A$18,000.00 A$12,200.00
University Level Programs
Diploma of Criminology and Criminal Justice Mount Gravatt and Gold Coast 2 Semesters A$21,280.00 A$16,500.00
Diploma of Commerce Mount Gravatt and Gold Coast 2 or 3 semesters A$21,000.00 A$15,800.00
Diploma of Graphic Design Mount Gravatt and Gold Coast 2 or 3 semesters A$24,150.00 A$18,390.00
Diploma of Hotel Management Mount Gravatt and Gold Coast 2 or 3 semesters A$21,000.00 A$15,800.00
Diploma of Information Technology Mount Gravatt 2 or 3 semesters A$22,300.00 A$17,000.00
Diploma of Health Care Gold Coast 2 or 3 semesters A$24,720.00 A$17,990.00
Diploma of Health Sciences Gold Coast 2 or 3 semesters A$28,150.00 A$20,510.00
Diploma of Media & Communication Gold Coast 2 or 3 semesters A$21,280.00 A$17,060.00
Diploma of Engineering Mount Gravatt and Gold Coast 2 Semesters A$26,960.00 A$20,720.00
Diploma of Biosciences Mount Gravatt 2 Semesters A$25,910.00 A$20,720.00
Associate Degree in Commerce and Business - 1st year entry Mount Gravatt and Gold Coast 4 or 6 semesters A$42,000.00 A$31,600.00
Associate Degree in Commerce and Business - 2nd year entry Mount Gravatt and Gold Coast 2 or 3 semesters A$21,000.00 A$15,800.00

 

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