Get set for your degree with a diploma

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Overview

SCU College has a variety of diplomas that provide a pathway into a university degree. If you do not have a suitable qualification for direct entry into a specialist degree program, or if you want to study university one step at a time, talk to our team about finding the perfect diploma for you.

Martina Svoboda, SCU Diploma of Health student, holds a fake scull in a laboratory, with a full human anatomy model on the table beside her, wearing a lab coat and smiling

“The highlights have been learning about biology and how the human body works. The teacher makes it very interesting. Looking at chemistry from a practical point of view has also been good.”

Diplomas provide direct entry

into the 2nd year of a range of bachelor courses with students able to receive up to full advanced standing into those linked bachelor pathways.

Get a qualification while you study

Complete a diploma and you can receive a university award in your own right. This can help secure a job in your discipline while continuing studying.

Additional support through College Connect

Diploma students have additional support, which includes weekly one-hour workshops and a Blackboard learning site with resources for online students.

For all students, on-campus and online

Diplomas are for both international and domestic students, with domestic students having online and on-campus study options.

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Get set for your degree with a diploma

SCU College has a variety of diplomas that provide a pathway into a university degree. If you do not have a suitable qualification for direct entry into a specialist degree program, or if you want to study university one step at a time, talk to our team about finding the perfect diploma for you.

We offer a range of diplomas to help make sure you start your university journey in the field you are passionate about while gaining credit towards your future Southern Cross University bachelor degree.

When you choose to study a pathway diploma at SCU College you will be supported every step of the way by the College Connect initiative. You will also receive significant credit (advanced standing) into the specialist bachelor degree you are aiming for, based on the units you successfully complete in your SCU College degree. The diploma pathway is the beginning of your professional career.

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College Connect

Get connected with College Connect

If you want to succeed in your studies, develop your academic skills, and meet other students from your units, then come along to the weekly College Connect workshops!

College Connect will help you to improve your learning skills, access support services, and meet other students.

The free College Connect academic support workshops focus on helping you develop your skills and build a stronger connection with your university. And the best part? College Connect workshops are free to all students enrolled in our diplomas, Career Start, and Postgraduate Qualifying and Undergraduate Qualifying programs.

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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: colldirector@scu.edu.au

T: +61 7 5589 3360

E: emily.pather@scu.edu.au


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