Course summary

Career Start is just as it sounds – the beginning of your future. We'll help you refine your English language and academic skills, setting you on the path to study in Australia and to achieving your career dream.

Whether you choose the cool, green surroundings of the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, or the beachside buzz of the Gold Coast, our campuses are stunning locations for your studies.

Career Start begins with 10 weeks of English followed by four units of academic study aligned to your chosen field. This can be business, nursing and allied health, tourism and hospitality, science or the arts.

This course is offered by SCU College which works with you and for you along the way, offering support through College Connect and additional workshops to develop your academic and study skills.

Successful completion of Career Start makes you eligible for credit into our Diploma of Business or Diploma of Science

Career Start is just as it sounds – the beginning of your future. We'll help you refine your English language and academic skills, setting you on the path to study in Australia and to achieving your career dream.

Whether you choose the cool, green surroundings of the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, or the beachside buzz of the Gold Coast, our campuses are stunning locations for your studies.

Career Start begins with 10 weeks of English followed by four units of academic study aligned to your chosen field. This can be business, nursing and allied health, tourism and hospitality, science or the arts.

This course is offered by SCU College which works with you and for you along the way, offering support through College Connect and additional workshops to develop your academic and study skills.

Successful completion of Career Start makes you eligible for credit into our Diploma of Business or Diploma of Science

Streams available in this course for students to choose from include:

  • Arts
  • Business
  • Science
  • Tourism and Hospitality.

Course overview

Course code

9509910

Course abbreviation

CareerStart

Credit points

48

Equivalent units

5

Duration

35 weeks full-time

Duration

35 weeks full-time

Availability details

International

Location Teaching period Annual Fees CRICOS
Gold Coast Session 1 $13,340 ($2,668 per unit) 096807M
Lismore Session 1 $13,340 ($2,668 per unit) 096807M

Course requirements

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

To successfully complete the Career Start (Study Abroad), students must complete English for Academic Purposes and the equivalent of 4 units (48 credit points), comprising:

  • 1 specialisation (48 credit points)

Schedule of units

Title Note
Complete the unit English for Academic Purposes in the commencing session before progressing through this program
ENGL1002 - English for Academic Purposes
Select one of the following Specialisations: Note 1

Specialisations


Course progressions

Your course progression is in the recommended order you should complete your course in. It is important that you follow this to ensure you meet the course requirements. Assistance on how to enrol can be accessed here.

Students should use course progression information to select units specific to their course and enrol in these units using My Enrolment

Browse uni-wide elective units by selecting Uni-wide elective in the advanced filter of the Unit search

Browse shared majors and their units at Shared majors

Notes

Note 1: Students enrolling in the Arts, Business, Science, or Tourism and Hospitality Specialisations must select Language and Learning in Your Discipline.
Note 2: This is a core unit.