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Apply to Develop Linkages and Pathways

An organisation may request the develop of a Qualification Credit Linkage by email request to the Project Coordinator, Office of the Senior Deputy Vice Chancellor:

t: +61 2 6626 9591

In order to establish organisational specific Pathways, including English Language Entry Pathways, Southern Cross University (SCU) needs to receive some preliminary information using one of the Pathway Application forms below.


Application Process

All information provided will remain confidential and will be used by SCU to quality assure and determine the feasibility of proposed arrangements.

Please electronically complete one of the forms below, attach supporting documents and submit to e:

Australian Pathway and English Language Entry Pathway Application
PDF Pathway and English Language Entry Application Form - Australian Organisations

If entering more than 4 course pathways, please also download the PDF Extra Australian Courses Form

International Pathway Application
PDF Pathway Application Form - International Organisations

If entering more than 4 course pathways, please also download the PDF Extra International Courses Form

Pathway Feasibility and Quality Assurance

The Senior Deputy Vice Chancellor and/or the Pro-Vice Chancellor, International and Enterprise may use the information provided to consult with the SCU Heads of School/College to consider if the proposed pathway arrangements are Feasible.

Where feasibility is established, Quality Assurance follows.

What academic evidence is required by SCU?

To be able to identify:

  • if the outcomes of an English language course are equivalent for entry into a particular SCU course; or
  • if a qualification/course or program is similar in study discipline, learning outcomes and attributes to an SCU course,

a range of academic evidence will be requested. Please view the Academic Evidence Checklists for further details.

Content mapping to establish comparability of learning?

Most academics agree that some level of content mapping to establish the comparability of learning content between two qualifications/courses is central to determining credit transfer decisions (advanced standing). For further details about SCU's approach see Content Mapping at SCU.

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