The Faculty of Education at Southern Cross University is dedicated to fostering excellence in preparing and supporting outstanding teachers. We enjoy strong, collaborative links with teachers, schools, early childhood settings, other educational organisations across the region, and the national and international educational community.
Our new Bachelor of Education is a gateway degree to a career as a registered teacher in Australia.
Also new for 2022 is our Bachelor of Early Childhood Education. This three-year qualification is designed for work in early childhood settings with children from six-weeks to six-years-old.
Offering extensive supervised professional experience placements, our accredited degrees* provide opportunities for students to teach Australia-wide. A range of postgraduate degrees is also available.
*New degrees are currently pending accreditation
Why choose Education with Southern Cross?
No.1 in Australia
No.1 in Australia for median postgraduate salary in education and training (GUG 2022)
90% undergraduate employment
in Teacher Education (Graduate Outcome Survey 2018-2020)
5-star rating for overall experience and student support (GUG 2022)
Gain a dual qualification
Combined degrees in education
Southern Cross Model is a better way to learn
For almost a century the sandstone walls of Universities housed the same teaching model. The Southern Cross Model is different – immersive, responsive, in tune with the 21st century student. By joining Southern Cross, you are part of a better way to learn.
Prepare for university with a pathway program
If you have the passion, we have the entry pathway. We offer preparation courses to refresh your academic skills, increase your entry rank, or get you on track for a degree with a short course.
How to apply
Ready to take the next step in your higher education journey? Find out how you can apply.
There are many ways to get into Southern Cross University. Discover your options with an entry pathway.
The University offers a wide range of scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Student life at SCU
Our UniLife program aims to encourage both your academic success and support your wellbeing.