Southern Cross University

Southern Cross University (SCU) is a research intensive Australian public university. Campuses are located on the North Coast of New South Wales, Australia and southern Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. It also operates The Hotel School Sydney in partnership with Mulpha Australia.

Close to 15,000 students are enrolled at Southern Cross University, studying on campus and using distance education. International students come from 80 countries to study onshore and work together with institutions offshore in Singapore, China and New Zealand.

In the Australian Research Council Excellence in Research for Australia 2012 Report, Southern Cross University achieved “well above world standard” in six fields of research including geochemistry, zoology, crop and pasture production and forestry sciences.

Faculties in this University are,

Faculty of Business – Graduate Diploma of Human Resources and Organizational Development, Graduate Certificate in Accounting, Master of Human Resources and Organizational Development, Master of Professional Accounting, Graduate Diploma in Accounting, Graduate Diploma in Business, Graduate Certificate in Business, Graduate Certificate of Human Resources and Organizational Development, Master of Business Administration.

Faculty Environment science and Engineering - Master of Forest Science and Management, Master of Marine Science and Management, Graduate Diploma of Forest Science and Management.

Faculty Humanities and social studies - Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying)

Faculty Tourism and hospitality - Le Cordon Bleu Graduate Certificate in Gastronomic Tourism, Master of International Tourism and Hotel Management, Le Cordon Bleu Graduate Diploma in Gastronomic Tourism, Graduate Diploma in International Tourism and Hotel Management, Graduate Certificate in International Tourism and Hotel Management, Le Cordon Bleu Master of Gastronomic Tourism.

Faculty of Education - Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice, Graduate Diploma of Vocational Education and Training, Master of Childhood and Youth Studies, Master of Education, Master of Teaching, Graduate Certificate of Childhood and Youth Studies.

Faculty Health and human sciences - Master of Osteopathic Medicine, Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology, Master of Advanced Health Practice, Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education and Management.

Faculty Indigenous studies - Doctor of Indigenous Philosophies.

Why choose Southern Cross University, Southern Cross University is a vibrant, contemporary Australian university with campuses at the Gold Coast, Lismore, Coffs Harbor and Sydney.

City - East Lismore

State – New South Wales



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