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International 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 degrees.

 

CourseAcademic requirementsEnglish 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 Digital 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
Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
Bachelor of Podiatry

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Career Start 

Qualification equivalent to an Australian Year 12

5.0 with no band less than 4.5

Diploma of Business
Diploma of Science


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Career Start

Nursing and Allied Health stream

Qualification equivalent to an Australian Year 12

6.0 with no band less than 5.5

Bachelor of Nursing
Bachelor of Occupational Therapty
Bachelor of Podiatry 

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Diploma of Business

Qualification equivalent to an Australian Year 12 

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 Australian 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 Coastal Systems 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 Information Technology
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 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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