Course summary

Career Start (Study Abroad) is a full time course that equips students with English Language proficiency (English for Academic Purposes) as well as foundational knowledge and skills in one area: business, tourism and hospitality, science and arts/humanities. Topics could include accounting, finance, economics, business law, statistics, marketing, management, ethics, sustainability, science and engineering, mathematics, communication or cultural studies.

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

Course overview

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Domestic duration

35 weeks full-time

International duration

0.625 years full-time

Availability details


Location Session Annual Fees CRICOS
Gold Coast 1 $11,300 ($2,260 per unit) 091560C
Lismore 1 $11,300 ($2,260 per unit) 091560C

Course requirements

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

To meet the requirements of this program students must complete 5 units, comprising:

  • all core units, and
  • 2 units from 1 stream.

Schedule of units

Title Level of learning Note
Complete the unit English for Academic Purposes, before progressing through this program

Core units

ENG10002 - English for Academic Purposes Introductory
The remaining units should be undertaken concurrently
EDU10010 - Language and Learning in your Discipline Introductory
MAT10706 - Quantitative Methods with Economics Introductory


Select 2 units from one of the following streams: