Programs and courses

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Realise your potential with a pathway or preparation program

At SCU College our goal is to make sure you have the opportunity to study and succeed at university. Our passionate and dedicated staff want to help you choose the right pathways for your best chance at success in your studies.

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“Focused, active learning is enabling more of our students achieve to their goals. The Southern Cross Model is a better way to learn. ”

SCU College Programs

English language programs

Our English language programs offer a General English (GE) English for Academic Purposes (EAP) focus to help you gain the English language skills necessary for university. Find the perfect English language program for you and learn more about our short educational study tours that will help you learn about life in Australia and help you develop your English.

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Diplomas are academic pathways for international and domestic students. SCU College offers courses to students who meet their specified requirements. Completing your diploma through SCU College gives you automatic entry* into a Bachelor-level degree and significant credit for the units studied.
*Check the diploma for specific language entry requirements.

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Domestic Preparation Programs

Take the uncertainty out of your university career with our preparation programs for domestic students. Prepare yourself for success or make the transition from high school to university easier.

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International Preparation Programs

Develop your English and academic skills, and set yourself up for success with our preparation programs for international students. Both undergraduate and postgraduate qualifying programs are available.

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Contact SCU College

Dean, SCU College - Pro Vice Chancellor (Academic Quality) Assistant to Dean, SCU College
Professor Thomas Roche Emily Pather
T: +61 7 5589 3366

E: [email protected]

T: +61 7 5589 3360

E: [email protected]