Southern Cross University Online

The university has been a pioneer in online learning since its foundation. Over the past 23 years, Southern Cross University has developed a successful online learning platform, with more than 5000 students enrolled each year in online courses. The university was established to cater specifically for the growing needs of working professionals seeking online postgraduate qualifications.

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Southern Cross University had its beginnings in the 1970s operating as a teacher’s college and was established as a university in 1994. With campuses now in the Gold Coast, Lismore and Coffs Harbour, and Hotel Schools and branch campuses in Sydney and Melbourne, Southern Cross University welcomes students from across Australia, as well as from more than 60 countries across the world.


Southern Cross University Online delivers a range of career-focused postgraduate courses, all accredited through Southern Cross University. Offering affordable and flexible learning options, operating 100% online means students have the opportunity to learn at their convenience – location, family and work commitments no longer a barrier to education. Our online courses include:

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Business Law
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Engineering Management
  • Master of Healthcare Leadership
  • Master of Information Technology Management
  • Master of Laws (Business Law)
  • Master of Project Management.


  • Southern Cross University Online is proud to offer accessible education, and we look forward to helping you to advance your career.

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Student services

As part of our online learning experience, all postgraduate students are part of a connected network of peers undertaking the same course, giving you the community and support you need to help successfully complete your degree.

East Lismore, New South Wales, Australia


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