English and Academic Pathways

Southern Cross University also offers international students alternative pathways through Academic, English Language or Credit Linkages.

Academic Pathways

SCU College is an academic school within Southern Cross University and delivers academic pathways into the University's undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.

Successful completion of these courses provides direct entry, with advanced standing into Southern Cross University.

Academic requirements

SCU CollegePathway courseEnglish Language IELTSEntry intoAdvanced Standing

Undergraduate Qualifying Program (UQP)

Qualification equivalent to an Australia Year 11

5.5 with no band less than 5.0

Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality Management

Bachelor of Information Technology

2

Diploma of Business

Qualification equivalent to an Australia Year 12 with the required entry grade

5.5 with no band less 5.5 in writing and no less than 5.0 in all other bands

Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Business in Tourism and  Hospitality Management

Bachelor of Information Technology

8

Diploma of Science

Qualification equivalent to an Australia Year 12 with the required entry grade

5.5 with no band less 5.5 in writing and no less than 5.0 in all other bands

Bachelor of Environmental Science

Bachelor of Forest Science and Management

Bachelor of Science

8

Postgraduate Qualifying Program (PQP)

Qualification equivalent to a full-time, three-year, higher education sector, post-secondary (post-Year 12) study

6.0 with no band less than 5.5

Master of Business Administration

Master of Professional Accounting

Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management

2

 

English Language Pathways

English for Academic Purposes (EAP) prepares students for further studies at Southern Cross University at three entry levels. It develops student’s academic skills for university including researching, referencing, using the Learning Management System and plagiarism detection software, note taking, group work and giving presentations.

Successful completion of EAP provides direct entry into Southern Cross University.

 

ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES (EAP)

 

  CRICOS: 064715B

 

  START DATES FOR SESSION 2 2018
  Study Break: 9 - 15 April 2018

 20 weeks EAP

 22 January - 15 June 2018

 15 weeks EAP

 26 February - 15 June 2018

 10 weeks EAP

 2 April - 15 June 2018

 5 weeks EAP

14 May - 15 June 2018

 

 START DATES FOR SESSION 3 2018
 Study Break: 13 - 19 August 2018

 25 weeks EAP

 16 April - 12 October 2018

 20 weeks EAP

 21 May - 12 October 2018

 15 weeks EAP

 25 June - 12 October 2018

 10 weeks EAP

 30 July  - 15 June 2018

 5 weeks EAP

 10 Septemer - 15 June 2018

 

 START DATES FOR SESSION 1 2019
Study Break: 24 December 2018 - 01 January 2019

  25 weeks EAP

 6 August 2018 - 08 February 2019

  20 weeks EAP

  17 September 2018 - 08 February 2019

 15 weeks EAP

  22 October 2018 - 08 February 2019

 10 weeks EAP

 26 November 2018 - 08 February 2019

 5 weeks EAP

 7 January - 08 February 2019

 Visit SCU College for more information on entry start dates for English for Academic Purposes.