International preparation programs

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Achieve your study and future career dreams

Our preparation programs for international students will help you achieve your study and future career dreams.

Our Undergraduate Qualifying Program is a pathway that prepares you for study at Southern Cross University. 

As part of the University’s Study Abroad Program, CareerStart will help you refine your English language and academic skills while you study for one or two sessions in Australia. After the program, you can also stay and join one of our diploma programs.

Start your university journey and work towards the career of your choice with our international preparation programs. Find out more below or contact our team about these programs today.

Undergraduate Qualifying Program (UQP)

The UQP is the perfect pathway program to help students develop the skills necessary for success at the undergraduate level in business, tourism and hospitality, accounting or information technology. Get ready for success as an undergraduate and improve your English language and academic skills to meet university requirements.

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Your future is waiting for you, are you ready? CareerStart is made up of 10 weeks of English, followed by four units of academic study. Students can then return to their home countries with credit for their studies or stay in Australia and join a diploma program. Put yourself on the path to career success with CareerStart.

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Ready to take the next step?

Enquire today to discover the possibilities with Southern Cross University.

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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

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T: +61 7 5589 3360

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