International Qualification Credit Linkages
Southern Cross University provides a range of International pathways into our courses available to international students. Some qualifications are accredited under an International Qualifications Framework where the course details and subject learning outcomes are available within common curriculum or training documents.
The International Qualification linkages provide entry (admission) and/or credit for prior learning for specific overseas qualifications or accredited courses, regardless of who issued the qualification.
If you have been studying an Australian vocational qualification/course in Australia on a student visa, overseas or online, the national AQF Vocational Qualification Linkages will facilitate entry (admission) and/or credit for prior learning.
These linkages can be actively promoted as a pathway to SCU by any private or public educational organisation that is accredited (in Australia or overseas) to deliver one or more of the qualifications/courses approved for Qualification Linkage at SCU.
Qualification Credit linkage arrangements, for overseas studies by location are detailed below:
View the current Qualification Linkages for NCC Education Centres document for specific credit details into Southern Cross University Business Management Degrees:
Qualification Linkages for NCC Education Centres
These linkages apply worldwide to over 200 NCC Education Centres across more than 45 countries.
China and Taiwan
View the current Chinese and Taiwanese Qualification Linkages document for specific credit details into SCU Business Management and Administration, Information Technology; Tourism and Hospitality Management and Science and Environmental Science Degrees:
These arrangements apply to any higher education student/graduate from the list of:
or to any vocational student/graduate from the list of:
View the current document for specific credit details into the SCU Bachelors of Business, Business Administration and Information Technology.
View the current Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) Higher National Diploma/Advanced Diploma Qualification Credit Linkages document for specific credit details into Southern Cross University Accounting, Business Management, Information Technology, Tourism and Hospitality Management and Engineering Degrees:
For more information about taking an SQA HND/Advanced Diploma at a participating Chinese university, view the SQA website. For all other international SQA centres please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
View the current European Registered Midwife Qualification Linkage document for specific credit details into SCU Bachelor of Midwifery:
European Registered Midwife Qualification Linkage
View the current French DUT BTS and Australian Qualification Linkages document for specific credit details into SCU Hospitality Management Degrees:
These linkages may apply to any French institute approved to deliver Brevet de technician superior (BTS) or Diplome Universitaire de technologie (DUT) qualifications as identified in the Agreement on the Recognition of Academic Qualifications Between Australia and France (pdf).
Further international Qualification Linkages are being developed throughout 2014 and will appear here.
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