How to apply for Advanced Standing

Advanced Standing is an assessment process that evaluates your current skills and knowledge to determine any amount of credit transfer that may be awarded towards units of study in your Southern Cross course.

There are several ways to apply for Advanced Standing when studying with Southern Cross University online or on-campus in Australia:

Support applications based on professional standing, experience or expertise

Read the RPL Portfolio of Evidence - Guidelines if you are applying for Advanced Standing to recognise professional standing, paid or voluntary work experience or other community or domestic roles.  

The Guidelines will help you to complete and upload/lodge the RPL Portfolio of Evidence - Form and supporting documents, with your Advanced Standing eForm, or your direct application for admission. 

Are you studying overseas with an educational collaboration?

If you are studying with Southern Cross University, through an overseas educational collaborator, you should obtain and your completed Advanced Standing Application Form (and ) with the administration officer responsible for Southern Cross University degree programs, at your home institution.

For more information view getting started at SCU.

International students studying in Australia should view Studying in Australia.

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