Course summary

Career Start in Business (Study Abroad) is a full time course that equips students with English Language proficiency (General English and English for Academic Purposes) as well as foundational knowledge and skills in areas of business and tourism. Topics could include accounting, finance, economics, business law, statistics, marketing, management, ethics or sustainability.

This course is offered by SCU College which provides students with a highly supportive study environment through College Connect.

Depending on an applicant’s English language test scores the duration and cost of this course will be either 10-weeks or 20-weeks. See Course Structure for more information.

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0.75 years full-time


0.75 years full-time

Availability details


Location Teaching period Annual Fees CRICOS
Gold Coast (10 Week) Session 3 $10,900 ($1,817 per unit) 091560C
Gold Coast (20 Week) Session 3 $14,400 ($2,400 per unit) 091560C
Lismore (10 Week) Session 3 $10,900 ($1,817 per unit) 091560C
Lismore (20 Week) Session 3 $14,400 ($2,400 per unit) 091560C

Course requirements

See the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, in conjunction with the Specific Award Rules listed below.

  1. To meet the requirements of this program you must complete 6 units comprising:
    1. all units in Part A;
    2. all units in Part B and
    3. 2 units from Part C

Schedule of units

Title Level of learning Note
Complete Part A, before progressing to Parts B and C.

Part A

All students must complete both English Units in sequence:
ENG10001 - General English Introductory
ENG10002 - English for Academic Purposes Introductory
Parts B and C are undertaken concurrently.

Part B

EDU10010 - Language and Learning in your Discipline Introductory
MAT10706 - Quantitative Methods with Economics Introductory

Part C

Select 2 units from the following:
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
ACC10707 - Accounting and Finance for Business Introductory
MKT00075 - Marketing Principles Introductory
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory