Southern Cross Education Institute

    Southern Cross Education Institute
    Established on: 2007

    Southern Cross Education Institute Higher Education (SCEI-HE) is authorized to provide bachelor's and graduate diploma courses at its Melbourne campus. By encouraging and pushing your inherent creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving ability, your stay at SCEI-HE will broaden your professional and creative prospects. The Institute will present an innovative and industry-validated Human and Community Services program to generate job-ready graduates via the efforts of its devoted, experienced, and talented academic staff.

    SCEI-HE is committed to providing powerful learning opportunities that will benefit every student's higher education journey and every community sector in which they participate. SCEI's primary purpose is to develop knowledge and skills in learners, help industries that graduates enter, and enhance the communities with which the graduates connect via dynamic community involvement, cutting-edge research, and active assistance of socioeconomically disadvantaged students. SCEI-HE collaborates with industry groups and government agencies to get professional qualifications and certification for graduates joining the workforce or seeking to work in private practice. 

    The courses offered are:

    • Bachelor of Human and Community Services
    • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education
    • Graduate Diploma of Early Childhood Education


    SCEI-HE is a Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency (TEQSA)-registered private higher education provider that offers TEQSA-accredited programs. The Australian government has accredited SCEI-HE to provide a Bachelor of Human and Community Services, a Bachelor of Early Childhood Education, and a Graduate Diploma of Early Childhood Education.

    SCEI-HE created the syllabus for these courses in collaboration with external industry stakeholders. It is subject to a strict accreditation and registration system handled by the Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency (TEQSA), the national government regulatory body for tertiary education providers established in 2012.

    After graduating from SCEI-HE, you will be able to:

    • Learners who are adaptable and self-sufficient and who are committed to life-long learning
    • Academically knowledgeable at a program-appropriate level
    • capable of solving challenges and thinking critically by using their knowledge and skills
    • Competent in technology
    • Capable of conducting academic research procedures
    • Able to collaborate well in a team 
    • Effective communicators in spoken and written English

    As students and graduates, you will be essential in delivering critical health and community services in Australia and throughout the world. SCEI-HE values cultural diversity and dynamic, growing learning settings.

    Furthermore, the institute also provides ample student support. SCEI-HE gives all students access to

    • Counselling for individuals
    • Student well-being
    • Legal aid for students
    • Services for the Disabled
    • Seminars about living and studying in Australia
    • Student representation
    • Seminars on student life and money management
    • Workshops on English language and academic writing
    • Seminars on cross-cultural understanding
    • Workshops on time management and study habits

    Institute Highlights

    Institute Type


    Established Year


    Number of Courses


    Tuition Fees

    $24000 per year


    March & June

    Main Intakes

    There are two semesters. The intakes are in March and June.

    Application Process

    Applicants can apply for admission to the college in two ways: online through the college website or by an education agent.

    Documents required for Admission

    1. Academic Documents
    • SLC Mark sheet
    • School Leaving Certificate
    • SLC Character Certificate
    • Transcript of 12th-grade
    • Individual Mark sheet of 12th-grade
    • Character Certificate of 12th-grade
    • Provisional Certificate of 12th-grade
    • Migration Certificate of 12th-grade

             For Masters, include the following:

    • Transcript of Bachelor's Degree of 12th-grade
    • Individual Mark sheets of Bachelor's Degree of 12th-grade
    • Character Certificate of Bachelor Degree of 12th-grade
    • Provisional Certificate of Bachelor Degree in 12th-grade
    • Migration Certificate of Bachelor Degree of 12th-grade
    1. IELTS/TOEFL/PTE scores
    2. Passport
    3. Work Experience (if any)
    4. Statement of Purpose (SOP)
    5. Marriage Certificate (if applicable)
    6. College Recommendation (if a current student)

    Language Requirements









    Graduate Diploma





    What are the prices for studying at the institute?

    The prices are determined by the courses you apply for. The bachelor's program costs $24000 per annum.

    Can I work as a student in Australia?

    You can put in 40 per week during course sessions and unlimited hours outside program sessions. This is to ensure that you are concentrating on your academics.

    Where is the institute located?

    The Institute is located in Melbourne.

    Is it necessary for me to satisfy language requirements?

    Yes, the candidate must meet the language standards outlined above in the section on language requirements. IELTS, TOEFL, & PTE tests are recognised.

    What are the main intake dates?

    The intakes are in March and June.

    What are the basic entry requirements for international students?

    Every student must be at least 18 years old. All students must have completed year 12 or an equivalent qualification. International students must have an IELTS score or the equivalent language tests as mentioned in the requirements section. 

    How much is the cost for course materials?

    The course material cost is $1400.

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