Southern Cross University (SCU) is a leading regional university based on the Mid North and North coast of New South Wales, Australia.

SCU Graduate College of Management (GCM) offers a number of graduate degree programs including the Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of International Business, Master of Technology and Management, Master of Professional Accounting (MPA), a research based Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program, and a range of other specialist postgraduate degrees. The DBA program has been placed as one of the top three among Australian Universities for overall research experience satisfaction.

The MBA degree consists of 12 units (six core and six electives) and it can be completed in 12 months full-time or 2 years part time study. Southern Cross University is also one of the leading distance MBA providers in Australia. The M.B.A. program can be studied by distance education, Intensive mode or at the Tweed Gold Coast campus.

MBA students may choose from the following specialisation streams: Accounting and Finance, Information Systems Management, International Business, Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Tourism, Sport Management, Health Services Management, Corporate Sustainability, and Supply Chain Management. By studying an additional four MBA elective units you can be qualified for the Master of Business Administration (Advanced) degree.

The University also offers Distance Learning Doctoral Programs - Doctor of Business Administration (DBA).

Ratings and Rankings:

- Southern Cross University is rated 5 stars for getting a job (Good University MBA Guide 2010).

- The University has been named as a 2009 Employer of Choice for Women by the Federal Government's Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency (EOWA).

- According to the Good Universities Guide to MBA and Management Programs 2009, it received five stars for Getting a Job, four stars for Academic Qualifications, and four stars for Managing for Diversity.

- Ranked 1025 among 14,876 universities in the world according to the Webometrics Ranking of World University (January 2008).

- Southern Cross University is placed 27th out of 36 universities on Melbourne Institute Index of International Standing (2007).

- Ranked in the top three of all universities for overall student satisfaction in the Postgraduate Research Experience Questionnaire (2006).

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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