Looking at career prospects, postgraduate qualifications have been known to lead to better employment rates and higher salaries.
While it may be considered traditional to study a full undergraduate degree and then move to postgraduate study, it’s important to know that it’s not the only path available to you. You may already have completed an Advanced Diploma or an Associate Degree but now you really want to have that valuable master’s degree on your resume.
At Kaplan Business School (KBS), you can make this happen sooner with a Postgraduate Qualifying Program. Upon meeting certain entry requirements, this program can qualify you for admission into postgraduate study in just one trimester.
This is how it works in just three easy steps:
The first question you might ask is this: Is Kaplan Business School’s Postgraduate Qualifying Program right for you?
Studying at a master’s level can be challenging and this change can take some getting used to. This is especially true if you haven’t studied in a while, are embarking on a career change, or are a new international student in Australia.
The Graduate Certificate serves as the first phase of your master’s degree and ensures you gain the skills and knowledge to help you succeed.
A Graduate Certificate is a more specialised qualification than a bachelor’s degree and will help you develop high-level skills in your area of interest.
A Graduate Certificate at KBS can be completed in two trimesters (eight months). After successfully completing this course, you are guaranteed entry into the corresponding master’s degree at KBS.
This is it. In just three trimesters, you’ve reached your goal of commencing a master’s degree!
Whether your aim is to gain management experience through an MBA, advanced accounting principles through a Master of Accounting, or data analytics and business expertise with a Master of Business Analytics – a master’s degree will set you apart in your chosen field. If you would like to focus on a particular field you can also choose up to two specialisations in the MBA such as Entrepreneurship, Digital Management or Women in Leadership.
During your study, you’ll learn from highly-trained and industry-experienced lecturers. You’ll also hear regularly from industry guests and have many opportunities to access various networking events through the Careers Central service.
So now you know the steps, let’s take a closer look at the potential value of a postgraduate preparation program.
Here are two pathways available from an Advanced Diploma, Associate Degree or equivalent, to your postgraduate studies:
As you can see, taking the opportunity to bridge the gap with a Postgraduate Qualifying Program can save you time and money, and may just be the stepping stone you were looking for to a master’s degree.
Ready to take your career to the next level? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about the Postgraduate Qualifying Program at KBS.