Southern Cross Education Institute (SCEI)

La Trobe University has partnered with SCEI to build pathways into Business, Accounting, Health Sciences and Nursing.

Visit the Southern Cross Education Institute (SCEI) website for further details.

In order to receive maximum advanced standing and progress through your pathway degree as quickly as possible, please note that you may need to select particular electives at the partner institute while studying there. If you are unsure what to enroll in, please contact La Trobe University to confirm.


Diploma of Accounting

120 credit points / 8 subjects towards:


Diploma of Business

120 credit points / 8 subjects towards:

Advanced Diploma of Business

180 credit points / 12 subjects towards:

Community services and Education

Certificate IV in Disability

Direct entry (no Advanced Standing awarded) into the Bachelor of Health Sciences (Melbourne campus only)


Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled Nurse)

Direct entry with 165 credit points / 11 subjects towards