If you would like to study in Australia, but your English language skills are not quite at the level necessary to gain admission into a degree, you should consider the Undergraduate Qualifying Program.
Southern Cross University offers this program in a single semester at its brand new building overlooking the beach at the Gold Coast, and at its Lismore campus, nestled within the forested hinterland of the northern coast of New South Wales.
You will be prepared with English for the academic context, as well as foundational subjects in the fields of business, tourism or information technology.
Graduates will be able to gain entry and credit towards several degree programs at Southern Cross University, including a Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality Management and more.
This course is a pathway to a selection of undergraduate degrees at Southern Cross University.
Students who successfully complete the Undergraduate Qualifying Program will meet the academic and English language requirements for the following undergraduate degrees: Diploma of Business, Associate Degree of Business, Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality Management, Bachelor of Information Technology, Bachelor of Digital Business, Diploma of Science, Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of Digital Media and Communications.
Students who successfully complete the UQP will be granted two units of credit towards these courses.
English Language Proficiency (General English + English for Academic Purposes) and two units from a selection of undergraduate degrees.
|Gold Coast study streams||Start|
|Arts||March, July, November|
|Business (Aviation, Tourism and Hospitality)||March, July, November|
|Information Technology||March, July, November|
|Lismore study streams||Start|
|Business (Aviation, Tourism and Hospitality)||March, July|
|Nursing and Allied Health (Occupational Therapy, Podiatry)||November|
Assessment may be in the form of essays, reports, audio or video presentations, online quizzes, case analyses, and examinations.
During the English language component, the focus is on in-class intensive English language development.
During the academic units, on-campus students experience a variety of teaching approaches including face-to-face lectures and tutorials. Some units offer online activities, classes, pre-recorded and/or live lectures. The method of teaching may vary from unit to unit. Students in the EAP component will comply with ESOS standards for such programs in terms of attendance.