English and Academic Pathways

Southern Cross University 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

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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 Administration

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 Administration

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)

Start dates for session 3 2017

Study break

15 weeks EAP

23 October 17 – 9 February 2018

Study break: 23 December 17 – 2 January 18

10 weeks EAP

27 November 17 – 9 February 2018

Study break: 23 December 17 – 2 January 18

English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

Start dates for Session 1 2018

Study break

15 weeks EAP

19 February 18 – 8 June 18

Study break: 9 -15 April 18

10 weeks EAP

26 March 18 – 08 June 18

Study break: 9 -15 April 18

Start dates for Session 3 2018

Start dates for Session 2 2018

Study break

15 weeks EAP

2 July 18 – 21 October 18

Study break: 20 – 26 August 18

10 weeks EAP

8 August 18 – 21 October 18

Study break: 20 – 26 August 18