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 Australian Year 11

5.5 with no band less than 5.0

- Diploma of Business

- Diploma of Science

- Bachelor of Arts

- Bachelor of Business

- Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality Management

- Bachelor of Digital Business

- Bachelor of Information Technology

- Bachelor of Media and Communications

 

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Undergraduate Qualifying Program (UQP)

Nursing and Allied Health stream

Qualification equivalent to an Australian Year 12

6.5 with no band less than 6.0

Bachelor of Nursing

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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 Digital Business

- Bachelor of Information Technology

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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 Engineering (Honours) in Civil Engineering

- Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Mechanical Engineering

- Bachelor of Environmental Science

- Bachelor of Forest Science and Management

- Bachelor of Marine Science and Management

- Bachelor of Science

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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

- Master of Engineering Management, Master of Business Administration

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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 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

07 January - 08 February 2019

   
 

START DATES FOR SESSION 2 2019

 

Study Break: 15 April - 22 April 2019

25 weeks EAP

10 December 2018 - 14 June 2019

20 weeks EAP

21 January - 14 June 2019

15 weeks EAP

25 February - 14 June 2019

10 weeks EAP

01 April - 14 June 2019

5 weeks EAP

13 May - 14 June 2019

   
  START DATES FOR SESSION 3 2019
  Study Break: 23 December 2019 - 1 January 2020
25 weeks EAP 23 April - 18 October 2019
20 weeks EAP 27 May - 18 October 2019
15 weeks EAP 1 July - 18 October 2019
10 weeks EAP 5 August - 18 October 2019
5 weeks EAP 16 September - 18 October 2019
   


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

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