Our programs and courses

SCU College aims to bring the opportunity of university study to as many people as possible by offering a selection of programs and courses in a highly supportive environment.

Preparing for Success at SCU Program (PSP) for domestic students only, is offered on campus and online. It is an intensive 12-week program to equip students with academic skills for university study.

Transition to Uni is a six-week intensive course held over summer to prepare you for university study. The course is available on campus.

Diplomas are academic pathways for international and domestic students. Domestic students from diverse educational backgrounds and international students with an overall IELTS score of 5.5 (or equivalent including SCU College English Language Program Exit test) can apply for admission to these courses. Students who successfully complete a Diploma through SCU College have automatic entry into a Bachelor-level degree and are given significant credit for the units studied.

English language programs for International students offer a diverse suite of General English (GE) and English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses to equip students with English language and academic skills for university study. Short educational study tours at Coffs Harbour, Gold Coast and Lismore campuses are also available.

The Undergraduate Qualifying Program and the Postgraduate Qualifying Program offer single session, academic pathways for international students whose English language and academic qualifications do not meet Southern Cross University's entry requirements.

Career Start (Study Abroad) is a fully accredited, study abroad program that includes English language and academic content for international students. Career Start (Study Abroad) includes the choice of a stream which develops students’ foundational knowledge and skills in one area: business, arts/humanities, science, tourism and hospitality.

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