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Pathways towards English language proficiency

All students must meet the University's minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements for entry (admission) into a Southern Cross University course. For further details view the Rules Relating to Awards - Rule 2 - Coursework Awards - General Provisions.

Successful completion of English for Academic Purposes at SCU College provides direct entry to a range of Southern Cross University degrees. 

Alternative English Language Pathways

You may already have the language skills that the University is looking for if you have completed an approved program, course or qualification with these institutes.

Search the English Language Proficiency Pathways document for specific grades required to fulfil minimum English language proficiency at Southern Cross University.

Recognised ELICOS ProvidersCourses
Ability English English for Academic Purposes
ACBT, Partner of Navitas and Edith Cowan University in Sri Lanka University Foundation Program
Any Australian Vocational Registered Training Provider (RTO), including TAFE Certificate IV in English for Academic Purposes; Certificate III in Advanced English for Further Study; or Certificate III in English for Further Study; a completed AQF/NZQF Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma (or equivalent) 
Australian Pacific College English for Academic Purposes
Browns English Language School English for Academic Purposes
Byron Bay English Language School Cambridge Advanced English Preparation
Cambridge International College (Melbourne) English for Academic Purposes
Deakin University and Melbourne Institute of Business and Technology Pty Ltd trading as Deakin College Foundation Programme; or Masters Qualifying Program
ELSIS English Language School

Cambridge Advanced English Preparation; or English for Academic Purposes

EC English Australia: EC English English for Academic Purposes
English Language Company English for Academic Purposes
English Unlimited (Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne) B2 First Certificate in English (Previously FCE Preparation); or C1 Certificate in Advanced English (previously CAE Preparation)
Explore English English for Academic Purposes; or General English
Future Language School English for Academic Purposes
Greenwich English College Cambridge Advanced English Preparation;
Cambridge First Certificate in English Preparation;
Cambridge Preliminary English Test Preparation;
English for Academic Purposes; or
IELTS Preparation Course
ILSC (Brisbane) Pty. Ltd.

English for Academic Purposes; or IELTS Mastery

Insearch Limited (UTS College)

Academic English; or UTS Foundation Studies

Intensive English Language Institute (IELI)

English for Academic Purposes; and General English

International House Sydney IELTS Academic Preparation course
INUS Australia English for Academic Purposes; and INUS Customised English Course
Langports English Language College English for Academic Purposes
Macquarie English English for Academic Purposes
Milner International College of English Cambridge Proficiency in English Preparation course and Cambridge Exam; Cambridge Advanced English Preparation course and Cambridge Advanced English exam; or IELTS Preparation course and external IELTS exam
Navitas English English for Academic Purposes
NCC Education International Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies
Perth International College Of English English for Academic Purposes
Queensland Academy of Technology IELTS Preparation program
Royal Institute of Colombo, partner of University of London and Deakin College 2019-2020 International Foundation Programme; Foundation Programme; or Masters Qualifying Program
Scots English College English for Academic Purposes
Strathfield College English for Academic Purposes
Sunshine Coast International College English for Academic Purposes
Swinburne University of Technology Swinburne Foundation Year
Tongji University Certificate in Business or Engineering Foundation; or Certificate Programmes
Universal College Lanka, partner for Monash Education in Sri Lanka Monash University Foundation Year
Universal English Cambridge Advanced English Preparation; or English for Academic Purposes/IELTS Exam Preparation
Universal English College Academic English Preparation course
UTS Insearch in partnership with Neo Lingua International Career Center, Nepal English for Academic Purposes

Condition: To comply with external/professional accreditation requirements that limit or exclude English language pathways, some SCU courses requiring IELTS 7.0 need a formal English language test result (e.g. Bachelor of Nursing and the Bachelor of Midwifery).

Still have questions? visit our website for: English Language Programs, International Students or contact us

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