Why study at Southern Cross University?

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5-star student

We are one of Australia's leaders in student support, at a time when this matters most.*


Better employment

We have above average employment rates in areas such as Nursing, Engineering and Allied Health^.


High graduate

Southern Cross graduates are among the best paid in Australia^.

*Good Universities Guide 2020  ^QILT 2019 Graduate Outcomes Survey

Find a short course that suits you

Considering your study options? The world might have stopped, but your learning doesn't have to.

All our short courses provide an entry pathway and credit toward a professional degree at Southern Cross University.

Undergraduate Certificate

Information Technology

Gain IT skills for an enduring career in an online world.

Civil Construction (Engineering Management)

Explore the foundations of the booming civil construction industry.


Develop transferable skills and a pathway to an engineering career.

Environmental Science

Become part of the solution to address our environmental challenges.

Physical Sciences and Mathematics

A solid science and maths foundation for your next career move.

Allied Health

A path to speech pathology, occupational therapy, osteopathic studies or podiatry.

Sport and Exercise Science

A foundation in the concepts and language of sport science.

Biomedical Science

Learn the basics of human anatomy, physiology and chemistry.

Psychological Science

An introduction to the science of psychology.

Coastal Systems Engineering

Skills for managing and protecting our coastal zones.


Develop a solid understanding of work in the education sector and a path to a teaching career.

Graduate Certificate

Sustainable Engineering Management

Transferable skills and a pathway to the Master of Engineering Management/Master of Business Administration.

Early Childhood Education

A pathway to the Graduate Diploma in Education (Early Childhood) and an early education career.