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SOUTHERN CROSS UNIVERSITY - [SCU], LISMORE, NEW SOUTH WALES Colleges

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Southern Cross University (SCU), in Australia, has 5 campuses. SCU has been ranked #2 for providing support to international students. Offering diploma, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees under 11 areas of study, SCU has been given 5-star ratings for graduate employment and median graduate starting salary.

Highlights

University TypePublic
Campus SettingSuburban
Establishment Year1994
Student Ratio (Female to Male)64:36
Graduate Employability Rate87%
No. of Courses68
No. of International Students21%
Cost of AttendanceAUD 30,000 – AUD 40,000 (annually)
Applications AcceptedAgent/Online
Work-StudyAvailable
Intake TypeSemester wise
Mode of ProgramFull time; part-time and online

Programs, Campus and Residence

  • Some of the top-ranked subjects at SCU are Business & Management, Social Sciences, Economics, Law, Clinical & Pre-Clinical Health, etc.
  • SCU offers on-campus residential facilities on 3 campuses through 4 residential colleges to its students.

Southern Cross University Admission Process

  • Application Form: International students can apply through an agent or apply online.
  • Common requirements: Attach (translated) academic transcripts, work/academic experience (if any), along with degree/diploma (for PG admissions).
  • Additional requirements: Official financial statement, copy of passport, visa details, etc.
  • Application deadlines: March; July; October.
  • The following table shows English Proficiency Test score requirements for UG and PG admissions:
TestUG Courses RequirementPG Courses Requirement
IELTS (Academic)6.06.0
PTE5058
TOEFL (IBT)6079
CAE5258

Cost of Attendance

Department NameTotal Fee (UG)
Arts, Humanities and Social ScienceAUD 25,200
Business and TourismAUD 25,200
Digital Media and ITAUD 25,200
Engineering and ScienceAUD 29,200 – AUD 30,800
Health SciencesAUD 26,400
Indigenous StudiesAUD 25,200
Law and JusticeAUD 26,000
Marine and Environmental SciencesAUD 29,200
Music and Creative ArtsAUD 25,200
Nursing and MidwiferyAUD 26,400

Financial Aid

SCU offers around 18 scholarships to international students.

Some of them are:

  • International Advancement Scholarship - AUD 5,000 awarded to students.
  • Dr. Allan Phan Scholarship - AUD 5,000 awarded to students.
  • Nathan Asher Student Experience Scholarship - AUD 5,000 awarded to students.

ADMISSION:

Southern Cross University has more than 5000 international students enrolled. SCU offers 80+ undergraduate and postgraduate programs. International applicants can apply through the education agents, online application or direct application.

  • English proficiency requirements vary from program to program. Be sure to check the requirements before applying.
  • For undergraduate degrees, the minimum score required is IELTS of 6.0 with no band less than 5.5 with the exception of health sciences, nursing and midwifery, and social sciences degrees.
  • For most postgraduate degrees the minimum score required is IELTS of 6.5 overall.
  • Academic requirements differ from country to country. The applicants are advised to check the requirements prior application.

Highlights

Application PortalApply Online
Academic CalendarSemester-Based
Payment ModePhone, BPay, in person or online
Intake SessionsMarch/July/November
Student population18,931
International student5,131

Southern Cross University Admission Deadline

The closing dates for students to the university are listed below:

Study PeriodDeadline
Session 1March 1st
Session 2July 5th
Session 3November 1st

Southern Cross University Undergraduate Admissions

Southern Cross University offers a wide variety of undergraduate programs in the field of Law, Civil Engineering, Education, Marine Science, Environment Science, Biomedical Science, Nursing, Social Welfare, and Event Management

International has to follow the below-mentioned steps for admission.

Admission requirements

  • Students can apply through
    • Education agents
    • Direct application
    • Apply Online
  • Certified copy of academic transcripts
  • English language proficiency test scores
  • Academic or employer reference (if needed)

English Language Proficiency Test Score for International Students

All International applicants are required to meet the university’s English language requirements for admission. The minimum needed score for an applicant varies as per the nature of course.

The list of minimum scores required for international undergraduate applicants are mentioned below:

TestScore
Bachelor of NursingIELTS 7.0
TOFEL – PBT 600
TOFEL – IBT 94
PTE – 65
Bachelor of PedorthicsIELTS 7.0
TOFEL – PBT 592
TOFEL – IBT 94
PTE – 65
Bachelor of Social WelfareIELTS 6.5
TOFEL – PBT 570
TOFEL – IBT 79
PTE – 58

Visa Process for International Students

  • International applicants require a valid passport, SCU issued an electronic confirmation of enrolment (COE), and other necessary documents required by the department of home affairs.
  • Applicants must have health insurance and submit the proof of their financial capability to cover all the expenses during their study.

Southern Cross University Graduate Admissions

Southern Cross University offers a diverse range of programs in the field of Science, Engineering, Law, Health Management, Tourism, and Environmental Science. To apply for admission, the applicant has to fulfill the following requirements -

Application Portal - Online Application

Application Deadline -

  • Session 1 - March 1st
  • Session 2 - July 5th
  • Session 3 - November 1st
CoursesAcademic RequirementsMinimum English Language Requirements
Master of Business AdministrationA 4-year undergraduate degree in engineering, or in a related discipline,
Or a 3-year undergraduate degree in engineering, or in a cognate discipline,
plus a minimum of 2 years of documented relevant work.
IELTS – 6.5
TOFEL – PBT 570
TOFEL – IBT 79
PTE – 58
Master of International Tourism and Hotel ManagementBachelor’s degree in a related fieldIELTS 6.5
TOFEL – PBT 570
TOFEL – IBT 79
PTE – 58
Master of Professional AccountingBachelor’s degree in a related fieldIELTS 6.5
TOFEL – PBT 570
TOFEL – IBT 79
PTE – 58
Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying)An applicant must have completed a three-year undergraduate degree.
Applicant must have undertaken some prior study in the social sciences, psychology, or related fields.
IELTS - 7.0
TOFEL – PBT 592
TOFEL – IBT 94
PTE – 65

Students are recommended to apply at least two months before to start their studies. SCU accepts late applications also but it entirely depends upon the availability of the course.

If the applicant is selected, an International Offer Package will be emailed giving details of what is required to accept the offer. If you are not successful, alternatives may be offered.

The International Offer Package includes the Offer of Admission, Information for Accepting Offer, Offer Acceptance Agreement and other relevant details.