Coffs HarbourSession 1,2,3Session 1,2,3
Gold CoastSession 1,2,3Session 1,2,3
LismoreSession 1,2,3Session 1,2,3

Unit description

This is an independent studies unit. The details must be negotiated with the Course Coordinator and a supervisor for the unit. It may include, but not be limited to one or more of the following: a research project, community or industry placement or project, conduct of a systematic review, or development of instructional or informational resources. The nature of reporting of activities should be appropriate to the nature of the task, for example, a draft publication for a research project versus a reflective journal for a community placement.

Unit content

This is an independent studies unit. The details must be negotiated with, and approved by, the Course Coordinator and nominated supervisor for the study.

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Prescribed texts

Session 1

  • No prescribed texts.

Session 2

  • No prescribed texts.

Session 3

  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Coffs Harbour

Teaching method
Self-directed project

Gold Coast

Teaching method
Self-directed project


Teaching method
Self-directed project

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the study session.

Fee information


Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.
Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2

Fee paying courses
For POSTGRADUATE or UNDERGRADUATE full fee paying courses please check Domestic Postgraduate Fees OR Domestic Undergraduate Fees


Please check the international course and fee list to determine the relevant fees.