Why Flinders University

Our industry driven degrees, internationally recognised teachers and world-class research will enrich your learning and set you on the path to success. Flinders, located in Adelaide, South Australia, is a truly global and multicultural university, with students from over 90 countries across the world.

Our international student services are ranked among Australia’s best and we are dedicated to supporting you throughout your studies and beyond. There’s no limit to what you can achieve with a Flinders degree. Explore your passions, experiment bravely and make your mark on the world.

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Investigate and analyse ideas, communicate your findings and build your knowledge base in a variety of areas with a BA. In many instances you will also gain first-hand experience of how to apply what you learn through practical topics, placements and internship opportunities.

Your career

Graduates are suited to employment in many fields given the broad scope of specialisations available.

Potential occupations include:

  • graduate policy officer
  • editorial assistant
  • communications and campaigns assistant
  • assistant advocacy officer
  • employment consultant.

Potential employers include:

  • government agencies
  • tourism businesses
  • banks
  • public and private companies
  • universities
  • community agencies
  • arts organisations.

Professional accreditation/recognition

The psychology major is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council.

Course Duration – 3 years full time

English Language Requirements – IELTS overall score of 6.0

Estimated Fee – $27,600AUD* for 1 year full time

*fees accurate as of 2019 intake

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Gain a sound understanding of both the arts and the sciences. This degree provides the broadest range of disciplinary and interdisciplinary studies from across the University, with majors available from creative arts, humanities, law, science, mathematics, computing, and social and behavioural sciences.

Your career

Arts and science graduates have a vast body of knowledge across arts and the sciences that prepares them for a wide range of careers involved with raising the public profile of science.

Potential occupations include:

  • communications and customer service officer
  • policy project officer
  • scientific officer
  • community education officer
  • science management assistant.

Professional accreditation/recognition

The computer science major is accredited by the Australian Computer Society at the professional level. The physics major is accredited by the Australian Institute of Physics.

Course Duration – 3 years full time

English Language Requirements – IELTS overall score of 6.0

Estimated Fee – $32,900AUD* for 1 year full time

*fees accurate as of 2019 intake

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Combine practical learning based on solving real-world business problems with the skills to analyse and understand key issues that businesses deal with every day. This degree provides you with the fundamental knowledge, contemporary case studies, workplace skills development and live industry experience to pursue a career in business. A Bachelor of Business (Advanced Leadership) is also available for high-performing students.

Your career

Our business graduates work throughout the world with the range of opportunities continually expanding. Many of our graduates have gone on to reach very senior positions in both the private and public sectors internationally.

Potential occupations include:

  • industry analyst
  • client service executive
  • human resource associate
  • marketing manager
  • graduate commercial analyst.

Potential employers include:

  • private sector businesses
  • government
  • not-for-profit organisations.

Course Duration – 3 years full time

English Language Requirements – IELTS overall score of 6.0

Estimated Fee – $29,200AUD* for 1 year full time

*fees accurate as of 2019 intake

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Combine studies across all areas of business practice, including planning, decision-making, e-business, marketing, and HR and strategic management. As business managers face new challenges every day, the practical approach embedded in this degree will prepare you well for your career as a business professional who can build and support high-performing teams. A Bachelor of Business (Advanced Leadership and Management) is also available to high-achieving students.

Your career

Your degree is the first step towards a range of employment opportunities.

Potential occupations include:

  • associate trainee
  • business consultant
  • management trainee
  • management consultant.

Potential employers include:

  • private sector businesses
  • government
  • not-for-profit organisations.

Course Duration – 3 years full time

English Language Requirements – IELTS overall score of 6.0

Estimated Fee – $29,200AUD* for 1 year full time

*fees accurate as of 2019 intake

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Understand the principles of market research, the segmentation and identification of target markets, pricing strategies, and the importance of advertising and promotion. In this degree, you’ll learn how to understand customers’ wants and needs, and how to create, communicate and deliver products and services. Learn practical skills and how to analyse data in order to develop marketing strategies across all sectors of the economy. A Bachelor of Business (Advanced Leadership and Marketing) is also available to high-achieving students.

Your career

Your degree is the first step towards a range of employment opportunities.

Potential occupations include:

  • marketing manager
  • search engine marketer
  • customer insights analyst
  • digital marketing and social media coordinator
  • market analyst
  • marketing consultant.

Potential employers include:

  • private sector businesses
  • government
  • not-for-profit organisations.

Course Duration – 3 years full time

English Language Requirements – IELTS overall score of 6.0

Estimated Fee – $29,200AUD* for 1 year full time

*fees accurate as of 2019 intake

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Gain a broad and flexible educational preparation for a range of professional, business-related careers in private and public enterprise. You will receive a balanced learning experience that combines theoretical and practical learning, with opportunities for industry placement and projects built into the degree.

Your career

The Bachelor of Commerce provides students with sound knowledge, understanding, skills and attitudes to facilitate careers in business-related fields.

Potential occupations include:

  • client service executive
  • bank officer
  • policy officer
  • business development trainee.

Potential employers include:

  • private sector businesses
  • government
  • not-for-profit organisations.

Course Duration – 3 years full time

English Language Requirements – IELTS overall score of 6.0

Estimated Fee – $29,200AUD* for 1 year full time

*fees accurate as of 2019 intake

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Prepare for a career in accounting and commerce including the analysis, interpretation and communication of financial information. This degree will qualify you to practise as an accountant, and provides a strong foundation in accounting principles and processes, auditing, and taxation law. A Bachelor of Commerce (Advanced Leadership and Accounting) is also available to high-achieving students.

Your career

Extensive opportunities exist for Flinders accounting graduates across the globe. They will have a strong multidisciplinary focus giving them a competitive edge in the international marketplace.

Potential occupations include:

  • accountant
  • graduate consultant
  • graduate audit analyst
  • graduate taxation advisor.

Potential employers include:

  • accounting firms
  • financial management firms
  • investment advisory organisations
  • financial planning firms
  • government departments
  • self-employment.

Professional accreditation/recognition

This degree is accredited by Certified Practising Accountants Australia (CPA Australia) and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ). It satisfies the admission requirements of professional bodies such as CPA Australia, CAANZ, and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).

Course Duration – 3 years full time

English Language Requirements – IELTS overall score of 6.0

Estimated Fee – $29,200AUD* for 1 year full time

*fees accurate as of 2019 intake

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Develop an understanding of the applied finance discipline, financial management and wealth creation. This degree will prepare you for a career in fields such as financial engineering, treasury, fund management and investment banking, and deliver extensive subject knowledge in specialised topics such as macroeconomics, financial management and international finance. A Bachelor of Commerce (Advanced Leadership and Finance) is also available to high-achieving students.

Your career

Extensive employment opportunities exist for Flinders finance graduates in Australia and internationally. Graduates will have a strong multidisciplinary focus giving them a competitive edge in the international marketplace.

Potential occupations include:

  • junior equity advisor
  • graduate underwriter
  • corporate finance graduate
  • graduate futures/derivatives administrator.

Potential employers include:

  • all sectors of industry and commerce
  • international financial firms
  • the banking sector.

Course Duration – 3 years full time

English Language Requirements – IELTS overall score of 6.0

Estimated Fee – $29,200AUD* for 1 year full time

*fees accurate as of 2019 intake

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Get equipped with all the technical and practical skills for a rewarding long-term career in a range of areas. The IT industry is an exciting innovator and helps solve problems in business, commerce, defence, medical research, climate change and the environment. Tailor your studies to suit your interests.

Your career

IT drives innovation and assists us to solve problems in areas such as medical research, climate change, the environment, and business. It is an area of continual growth and has become integral to everything we do. Graduates find employment in software development, applications development, customer support and service, computer systems support, network management, database administration and website development.

Potential occupations include:

  • application support analyst
  • business intelligence consultant
  • graduate developer
  • graduate IT consultant
  • level one graduate IT help desk analyst.

Professional accreditation/recognition

This degree is accredited by the Australian Computer Society at the professional level. Courses accredited at this level by the Australian Computer Society are recognised internationally under the Seoul Accord.

Course Duration – 3 years full time

English Language Requirements – IELTS overall score of 6.0

Estimated Fee – $31,200AUD* for 1 year full time

*fees accurate as of 2019 intake

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Get equipped with the skills to design and implement local and internet-wide communication systems. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of computer security, communications technology, administration, network engineering, enterprise systems and information networks. Graduates possess high-demand qualifications for the technology-driven marketplace.

Your career

The demand for graduates able to design, implement, maintain and manage networked computer systems is growing rapidly.

Potential occupations include:

  • business analyst
  • network engineer
  • systems support officer
  • cloud applications net developer
  • information and IT security analyst.

Professional recognition / accreditation

This degree is accredited by the Australian Computer Society at the professional level. Courses accredited at this level by the Australian Computer Society are recognised internationally under the Seoul Accord.

Course Duration – 3 years full time

English Language Requirements – IELTS overall score of 6.0

Estimated Fee – $31,200AUD* for 1 year full time

*fees accurate as of 2019 intake

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Get you the practical skills and knowledge to work across all media-intensive environments with a focus on the creative industries. You will cover topics in digital media and screen production, and focus on an industry area such as 3D media, creative writing, drama, business or visual arts, and graduate with the necessary skills for a career in media.

Your career

This degree has a strong emphasis on media production combined with the theoretical knowledge and skills that are essential for gaining employment in a range of fields. Career opportunities exist in areas such as advertising, arts administration, commerce, education, marketing, public relations, film and television production, and IT or web design. Opportunities also exist for those who wish to freelance as media designers and developers.

Potential occupations include:

  • digital community assistant
  • e-commerce assistant
  • internal communications assistant
  • web content editor
  • content manager.

Course Duration – 3 years full time

English Language Requirements – IELTS overall score of 6.0

Estimated Fee – $27,600AUD* for 1 year full time

*fees accurate as of 2019 intake

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Created to meet the needs of the constantly evolving field of contemporary communication, this degree provides you with the skills and knowledge to research, write, design and produce content for a range of media platforms. Get equipped to persuade and inform different audiences, create graphics and images, publish and maintain communication on various platforms, and undertake marketing/public relations activities.

Potential occupations include:

  • chief communications officer
  • public relations officer
  • media liaison
  • social media specialist
  • communications strategist
  • content strategist
  • digital copywriter.

Potential employers include:

  • private enterprise
  • multinational corporations
  • publishers
  • local and national government
  • media and broadcasting companies
  • digital design companies.

Course Duration – 3 years full time

English Language Requirements – IELTS overall score of 6.0

Estimated Fee – $27,200AUD* for 1 year full time

*fees accurate as of 2019 intake

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Gain a broad understanding of criminological theory and its applications in criminal justice contexts. You will have the opportunity to learn from world-class researchers in such areas as transnational crime, policing and security, organised crime, cybercrime, terrorism, corrections and corruption. Learn to apply your knowledge and skills in professional settings and to succeed within this growing field.

Your career

Flinders Criminology graduates have enjoyed wide choice of careers and diverse employment trajectories in Australia and overseas. Many, for example, move into employment within the wide range of operational services associated with criminal justice system.

Others work across various support and welfare services that are crucial to positive justice outcomes for offenders, victims and other vested interests. Elsewhere, Flinders Criminology graduates have applied their knowledge and skills across a range of research, policy-making, teaching and training outlets – obtaining employment through governments, universities and in other educational contexts.

Potential occupations include:

  • assistant advocacy officer
  • youth justice case manager
  • community corrections officer
  • investigation support officer.

Potential career pathways include:

  • research and/or teaching
  • public policy development (local, state, federal)
  • the criminal justice system – eg police, regulatory or intelligence services (state or federal), corrections, and court administration
  • rehabilitation, counselling-related or welfare services, child safety and social work
  • private security.

Course Duration – 3 years full time

English Language Requirements – IELTS overall score of 6.0

Estimated Fee – $29,000AUD* for 1 year full time

*fees accurate as of 2019 intake

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Link user needs to technology and commercial reality with a Bachelor of Design and Technology Innovation. Developing a new product or service requires you to identify a problem and create a commercial solution. The degree prepares you to do this by developing a sound understanding of three areas: design; innovation management; and science, technology and engineering.

Your career

Graduates of the Bachelor of Design and Technology Innovation may be employed by a product/services-based commercial organisation, a design consultancy or they may develop their own intellectual property and start their own business.

Potential occupations include:

  • product designer
  • business development manager
  • commercialisation specialist
  • graduate consultant
  • innovation strategist.

Professional accreditation/recognition

The degree is recognised by the Design Institute of Australia.

Course Duration – 3 years full time

English Language Requirements – IELTS overall score of 6.0

Estimated Fee – $31,200AUD* for 1 year full time

*fees accurate as of 2019 intake

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Get the skills to investigate, plan, design, manufacture and maintain systems and equipment that are used in all aspects of health care. You will gain a solid education in both engineering and medical science, along with important practical skills and the ability to work as part of an effective team.

Your career

Graduates often work in multidisciplinary teams with health professionals and medical specialists and may find themselves in a variety of areas including the design and production of diagnostic and therapeutic medical equipment in hospitals, devices to assist in home-based health care and rehabilitation, and sensory and control systems.

Potential occupations include:

  • biomedical engineer
  • clinical support specialist consultant
  • customer support engineer
  • pathology field service engineer
  • instrumentation engineer.

Potential employers include:

  • hospital trusts
  • medical equipment manufacturers
  • university research departments
  • other research units and rehabilitation or health charities.

Professional recognition / accreditation

This degree is fully accredited by Engineers Australia at the level of professional engineer. Professional engineering courses accredited by Engineers Australia are recognised internationally under the Washington Accord. Graduates meet the academic requirements for attaining chartered professional engineering status.

Course Duration – 4 years full time

English Language Requirements – IELTS overall score of 6.0

Estimated Fee – $34,500AUD* for 1 year full time

*fees accurate as of 2019 intake

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Learn to design, construct and operate mechanical systems. The degree encourages you to push the boundaries, preparing you for the future of mechanical systems engineering. Learn to apply the principles of physics, materials science and mathematics, and build depth of knowledge in materials, mechanics, design, thermodynamics and fluid mechanics.

Your career

Mechanical engineering is concerned with the design, construction and operation of machinery. Mechanical engineers are in great demand locally and internationally in a variety of industries.

Potential occupations include:

  • graduate mechanical engineer
  • graduate project engineer (mechanical)
  • process development engineer/scientist
  • mechanical design engineer
  • graduate production engineer.

Potential employers include:

  • mining
  • defence
  • manufacturing
  • shipbuilding
  • building services
  • automotive industry.

Professional accreditation/recognition

This degree is fully accredited by Engineers Australia at the level of professional engineer. Professional engineering courses accredited by Engineers Australia are recognised internationally under the Washington Accord.

Course Duration – 4 years full time

English Language Requirements – IELTS overall score of 6.0

Estimated Fee – $34,500AUD* for 1 year full time

*fees accurate as of 2019 intake

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Gain the foundations for further study in engineering or for a career in an engineering-related field. The degree offers specialisations in biomedical engineering, civil engineering, electrical and electronic engineering, mechanical engineering, and software engineering.

Your career

Graduates obtain employment in sectors such as telecommunications, robotics, automotive electronics, smart instrumentation, security and defence.

Potential occupations include:

  • junior quality assurance officer
  • construction materials technician
  • graduate consultant
  • laboratory assistant
  • graduate process improver.

Course Duration – 3 years full time

English Language Requirements – IELTS overall score of 6.0

Estimated Fee – $34,500AUD* for 1 year full time

*fees accurate as of 2019 intake

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Undertake study in the basic medical sciences such as human physiology, anatomy, psychology and pathology, and develop specialised knowledge and skills in the use of exercise as a means of improving health or to enhance exercise, motor skill and movement performance.

Potential occupations include:

  • exercise scientist
  • health and injury prevention advisor
  • cardiac technician or trainee cardiac
  • sonographer
  • sport and exercise science support officer
  • active living project officer.

Potential employers include:

  • hospitals
  • community health units
  • workplaces
  • gymnasiums.

Professional accreditation/recognition

Graduates will be eligible to apply for membership with Exercise and Sport Science Australia as an exercise scientist.

Course Duration – 3 years full time

English Language Requirements – IELTS overall score of 6.0

Estimated Fee – $36,300AUD* for 1 year full time

*fees accurate as of 2019 intake

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This flexible course gives you exposure to a wide variety of health professions. The degree equips you with transferable skills and experience in a multidisciplinary environment, providing a strong foundation for your future endeavours in the healthcare industry or in further study.

Your career

This degree caters for a wide range of careers and equips you with transferable industry relevant skills. Your career path depends on which major you choose.

Potential occupations include:

  • health promotion officer
  • drug diversion assessor
  • community health officer
  • clinical trials study assistant
  • policy officer
  • health and aged care support worker.

Professional accreditation/recognition

This degree is accredited depending on your major:

  • Graduates of the health promotion major are eligible for membership with the Australian Health Promotion Association.
  • Graduates of the health management major are eligible for membership with the Australasian College of Health Services Management.
  • Graduates of the nutrition major are eligible for membership with the Nutrition Society of Australia.

Course Duration – 3 years full time

English Language Requirements – IELTS overall score of 6.0

Estimated Fee – $36,300AUD* for 1 year full time

*fees accurate as of 2019 intake

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Prepare to become a professional who can interpret and translate scientific knowledge into practical information to help people improve their health through diet. You will gain knowledge about the nature, management and prevention of diet-related diseases, and the social and psychological factors that influence what people eat.

Your career

The degree prepares graduates to work as professional nutritionists and dietitians in a range of settings.

Potential occupations include:

  • clinical dietitian
  • sports nutritionist
  • consultant and private practitioner
  • dietitian working in rehabilitation
  • community health nutritionist
  • diabetes educator
  • food industry nutritionist.

Potential employers include:

  • hospitals
  • community health centres
  • private practice and consultancy
  • food industries
  • research institutions.

Professional accreditation/recognition

This degree is accredited by the Dietitians Association of Australia and is recognised in Singapore, UK, New Zealand and Canada.

Course Duration – 4 years full time

English Language Requirements – IELTS overall score of 6.5

Estimated Fee – $33,500AUD* for 1 year full time

*fees accurate as of 2019 intake

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Gain the comprehensive education needed to work successfully as a speech pathologist. Speech pathologists provide services across the lifespan to people whose educational, vocational, personal and social functioning is affected by communication or swallowing impairment resulting from developmental difficulties, social disadvantage, illness or accident.

Your career

Speech pathology graduates are employed in a wide range of settings around the world and work with people of all ages, their carers/families, services, communities and other professionals across a wide variety of agencies. Employment prospects are good, although opportunities in the public sector are naturally influenced by government policy.

Potential occupations include:

  • graduate speech pathologist
  • early childhood intervention worker
  • project officer
  • job capacity assessor
  • rehabilitation consultant.

Potential employers include:

  • healthcare sector (including hospitals, rehabilitation centres, community health services, mental health services)
  • aged care sector
  • disability services sector
  • education sector (including mainstream, special schools and special education units)
  • early childhood education sector
  • private practice.

Professional accreditation/recognition

Graduates will meet the entry-level standards of Speech Pathology Australia (SPA), the national accrediting body, which will enable them to practise in Australia and many other countries around the world including the UK and Asia.

Course Duration – 4 years full time

English Language Requirements – IELTS overall score of 7.0

Estimated Fee – $33,500AUD* for 1 year full time

*fees accurate as of 2019 intake

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Focus on professional legal skills and critical perspectives on the function of law in society. You will develop high level communication, presentation and teamwork skills in preparation for practising law, or for future leadership roles in a range of educational and professional settings.

Your career

A Flinders law degree will open many doors, but we know not all will lead to a courtroom. While some students will become the judges and prosecutors of tomorrow, others will chart their course in business, diplomacy, social justice and human rights. Our graduates work all over the world.

Potential occupations include:

  • lawyer
  • federal prosecutor
  • graduate analyst
  • graduate policy officer
  • graduate solicitor.

Professional accreditation/recognition:

Successful completion satisfies the academic and practical requirements underpinning eligibility to be admitted as a barrister and solicitor in South Australia.

When applying for admission to practise law, you will need to satisy the Board of Examiners that you are a ‘fit and proper person to be admitted’. You will also be required to give written authority for the Board of Examiners to seek a written report about you from Flinders University and any other teaching institution at which you have pursued a course of study (including degrees other than law).

Course Duration – 4 years full time

English Language Requirements – IELTS overall score of 6.5

Estimated Fee – $32,000AUD* for 1 year full time

*fees accurate as of 2019 intake

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This double degree program enables school leavers without an undergraduate degree to pursue a career in medicine. The program provides a high standard of academic, clinical and professional medical training to equip graduates with the skills necessary to take up positions as hospital interns and thereby qualify for medical registration in Australia.

Your career

To qualify for registration with the Medical Board of Australia, on graduation you will need to complete a year as a hospital intern. Internship allocations in South Australia are managed by South Australian Medical Education and Training.

In addition to pursuing further training in a wide range of medical specialities, graduates may work in research, public health or community aid around the world, or in health administration.

Potential occupations include:

  • medical intern
  • general practitioner
  • hospital medical officer
  • medical specialist
  • general practitioner in urban, rural and remote settings.

Professional accreditation/recognition

The Flinders medical program received the highest endorsement from the Australian Medical Council in 2015, having been granted the second consecutive maximum length of reaccreditation in Australia.

Course Duration – 6 years full time

English Language Requirements – IELTS overall score of 7.0

Estimated Fee – $37,000AUD* for 1 year full time

*fees accurate as of 2019 intake

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Prepare to practise in a variety of clinical settings and roles as a registered nurse who is reflective about their practice, has well-developed clinical reasoning skills and a commitment to lifelong learning.

Your career

A range of programs with limited places may be available in public and private hospitals to assist graduate registered nurses in their first year of practice, with clinical rotations, preceptorship, and educational support throughout their progression.

Potential occupations include registered nursing positions in a range of setting such as:

  • medical/surgical
  • emergency
  • mental health
  • aged care
  • community health and general practice.

Potential employers include:

  • community health
  • aged care
  • intensive care
  • emergency departments
  • mental health
  • paediatrics and cardiac care.

Professional accreditation/recognition

This degree is accredited by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council.

Course Duration – 3 years full time

English Language Requirements – IELTS overall score of 6.5

Estimated Fee – $32,000AUD* for 1 year full time

*fees accurate as of 2019 intake

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Combine a psychology major with a second major in a range of disciplines concerned with human behaviour and development. With excellent facilities including up to 20 research laboratories, and unique placement opportunities, you will graduate for work in a variety of settings or continue on with further study.

Your career

The degree prepares you for a wide range of careers including youth work, advertising, marketing, policy and research, consumer research, industrial relations, human resources, program coordination and welfare. To register as a practising psychologist in Australia, you must complete an honours program in psychology and either two further years of supervised experience, or an approved qualification such as a Master of Psychology (Clinical).

Potential occupations include:

  • community rehabilitation worker
  • disability employment consultant
  • graduate HR consultant
  • research assistant
  • transition worker.

Potential employers include:

  • community health providers
  • consulting firms
  • government agencies
  • hospitals
  • market research companies
  • research centres and rehabilitation facilities.

Professional accreditation/recognition

This degree is accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council.

Course Duration – 3 years full time

English Language Requirements – IELTS overall score of 6.0

Estimated Fee – $29,900AUD* for 1 year full time

*fees accurate as of 2019 intake

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Get equipped with the practical skills and knowledge you need to work in a wide range of health and social welfare settings. The degree combines traditional social work skills with the broader issues of social policy and planning. You’ll develop expertise in the delivery of social services, and in development and monitoring of programs appropriate to current social conditions.

Your career

The Bachelor of Social Work equips you to work in a wide range of areas related to the provision of welfare services. Social workers may work for government and non-government sectors in largely project and policy-based positions.

Potential occupations include:

  • social worker
  • advocate
  • assessment officer
  • child protection practitioner
  • drug and alcohol counsellor.

Potential employers include:

  • government departments
  • hospitals
  • health and community centres
  • correctional services
  • welfare agencies.

Professional accreditation/recognition

Graduates are eligible for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers. Indigenous graduates and students can join a network of Aboriginal social workers through Indigenous Allied Health Australia, which centres on Aboriginal professional practice.

Course Duration – 4 years full time

English Language Requirements – IELTS overall score of 6.0

Estimated Fee – $27,900AUD* for 1 year full time

*fees accurate as of 2019 intake

Overview

The Master of Accounting offered by Flinders Business provides an option for students from a non-accounting background to pursue a career in this area.

If you have completed a non-accounting degree, the Master of Accounting provides you with a study program that fulfils the requirements to commence a professional accounting career.

Flinders Business offers teaching excellence, our academic staff being regular recipients of teaching awards.

At Flinders we value our students, and this is reflected in the consistently high ranking we receive from our students through a number of teaching evaluation methods. Another reason is our small class sizes, which ensure that you can really engage with the person leading the learning while also getting to know your fellow students. Studying with Flinders Business opens you up to many networking opportunities, and the teamwork and interaction promoted in these programs will help you to develop life-long friendships and professional acquaintances.

Your career

Graduates are suitable for a range of financial and accounting opportunities across the globe.

Potential occupations include:

  • auditor
  • budget accountant
  • bursar
  • cost accountant
  • finance manager
  • forensic accountant
  • investment analyst
  • liquidator and receiver
  • management accountant
  • systems accountant
  • taxation consultant.

Potential employers include:

  • financial management and planning firms
  • investment advisory organisations
  • government departments
  • self-employment.

Professional accreditation/recognition

The Master of Accounting meets the admission requirements of the Certified Practising Accountants of Australia (CPA Australia), Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).

Course Duration – 2 years full time

English Language Requirements – IELTS overall score of 6.0

Estimated Fee – $34,000AUD* for 1 year full time

*fees accurate as of 2019 intake

Overview

The Master of Business (International Business) provides a comprehensive foundation covering the core business and management disciplines with the option for you to pursue a specialisation in international business.

This specialisation is designed to help prepare future business managers for positions of responsibility in internationally oriented organisations. It emphasises international business strategy, management, marketing and finance, and covers a multitude of contemporary business issues in a global context.

Flinders University’s programs in business are designed to provide you with a strong foundation in business knowledge, understanding, skills and attitudes for a successful career in a range of organisations including private sector business, not-for-profit, government and public-sector entities.

Academic staff teaching into the program receive high rankings from students through a number of teaching evaluation methods. Flinders Business’ teaching philosophy and small class sizes ensure that you can really engage with the person leading the learning while also getting to know your fellow students who are from a range of cultural and social backgrounds.

You will be given the opportunity to develop life-long friendships and professional networks as a result of the teamwork and interaction promoted in these programs.

Your career

The Master of Business (International Business) prepares you for a wide range of career opportunities in areas including business, international marketing, banking and finance, management consulting, negotiations and planning.

Potential occupations include:

  • business analyst
  • international business consultant
  • senior marketing manager
  • product manager
  • business analyst
  • equity analyst
  • operational risk manager
  • finance manager
  • process improvement consultant
  • senior business development manager.

Potential employers include:

  • government agencies
  • public and private organisations
  • multinational corporations
  • not-for-profit organisations.

Course Duration – 2 years full time

Estimated Fee – $34,000AUD* for 1 year full time

*fees accurate as of 2019 intake

Overview

The postgraduate program in business administration is designed to provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills for a successful career as a manager in a range of organisations. These courses may also provide graduates the opportunity to pursue entrepreneurial interests or work in a consultant capacity.

Academic staff teaching into the program receive high rankings from students through a number of teaching evaluation methods.
Flinders Business’ teaching philosophy and small class sizes ensure that you can really engage with the person leading the learning as well as fellow students from a range of professional and cultural backgrounds.

You will be given the opportunity to develop lifelong friendships and professional networks as a result of the teamwork and interaction promoted in these programs.

Your career

These courses prepare you for a wide range of career opportunities in areas including business, international marketing, banking and finance, management consulting, negotiations and planning. The MBA prepares you for a wide range of business career opportunities and graduates with significant management or supervisory work experience will be prepared for successful careers in senior management.

Potential occupations include:

  • senior product marketing manager
  • health service manager
  • equity analyst
  • operational risk manager
  • finance manager
  • process improvement consultant
  • senior business development manager.

Professional accreditation/recognition

The Master of Business Administration is accredited by the Association of MBAs.

Course Duration – 1.5 years full time

Estimated Fee – $35,000AUD* for 1 year full time

*fees accurate as of 2019 intake

Overview

If you are a graduate with a previous degree in an area other than information technology but are looking to upgrade and extend your knowledge and skills in this dramatically changing area, the information technology program at Flinders provides the perfect introduction.

These courses capitalise on the demand for professionals as information technology is applied across a continually widening range of applications, from intelligent consumer goods such as mobile phones and cars through to electronic medical records. They address the profession’s growing concern about a looming skills shortage in the area of information technology.

The focus on Flinders University’s strengths in the design, implementation and management of enterprise information technology and the application of information technology to information retrieval, analysis and visualisation characterise this program. The courses integrate with the strong and active research and development program in the College of Science and Engineering, carried out as externally funded research and development.

Your career

The course is designed to enable you to contribute professionally to the management of an enterprise’s information technology infrastructure. From theory through programming to cutting-edge development of computing solutions, information technology provides you with a solid foundation and the ability to adapt to new and innovative technologies.

Potential employers include:

  • software developer
  • software tester
  • IT project manager
  • systems analyst
  • programmer
  • webmaster
  • researcher and developer
  • networking and communications specialist.

Professional accreditation/recognition

The Master of Information Technology is accredited by the Australian Computer Society at the professional level. Courses accredited at this level by the Australian Computer Society are recognised internationally under the Seoul Accord.

Course Duration – 2 years full time

Estimated Fee – $32,000AUD* for 1 year full time

*fees accurate as of 2019 intake

Overview

Designed for students with a computer science, software/computer systems engineering, information technology, information systems or equivalent computing-rich background, this course builds on your existing computer science, research and professional skills.

It provides graduates with not only the practical and theoretical aspects of computer science, but also an understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities and an awareness of social, economic, cultural and environmental aspects of computer science in a global community.

Projects and coursework have been designed to address topical concerns in industry and society preparing graduates for further enrolment in a higher degree by research or employment in a computing-related field.

The course is offered at Flinders’ Tonsley innovation precinct.

Your career

From theory through programming to cutting-edge development of computing solutions, computer science offers a foundation that permits graduates to adapt to new technologies and new ideas.

Potential occupations include:

  • software developer
  • software tester
  • IT project manager
  • systems analyst
  • business analyst
  • computational scientist
  • programmer
  • games programmer
  • e-games designer
  • IT support specialist
  • webmaster
  • system administrator
  • database administrator
  • networking and communications specialist
  • researcher and developer.

Potential employers include:

  • telecommunications organisations
  • aerospace and defence
  • government
  • higher education institutions
  • private organisations.

Professional accreditation/recognition

This program is accredited by the Australian Computer Society at the professional level. Courses accredited at this level by the Australian Computer Society are recognised internationally under the Seoul Accord.

Course Duration – 2 years full time

Estimated Fee – $32,000AUD* for 1 year full time

*fees accurate as of 2019 intake

Overview

The postgraduate education program is intended for people currently employed in education, special education or education management, and for those who have an interest in developing their knowledge and practice in these areas. It introduces knowledge and skills in your area of interest, with a focus on understanding and changing practice.

Masters offers quality research training and an introduction to traditions of thought and analysis in educational policy and practice. It gives advanced insights into theoretical and practical matters in education to improve professional decision making.

Your career

The courses are designed to meet the increasing demand for professional development of current teachers and other professionals. They are not designed to be an initial preparation for teaching and do not lead to teacher registration. Graduates are suitable for careers in a variety of positions ranging from work as teachers in school classrooms, school coordinators and principals, curriculum and policy advisers in departments of education, and as advisers to government and other policy makers.

Professional accreditation/recognition

These courses do not lead to teacher registration in South Australia.

Course Duration – 2 years full time

Estimated Fee – $28,800AUD* for 1 year full time

*fees accurate as of 2019 intake

Overview

This program provides you with the background and skills necessary to enter the early childhood teaching profession with confidence and competence, preparing graduates to work with young children aged birth-to-eight years. You will gain knowledge of curriculum studies and theories of education and undertake teaching practice which brings together theory and practice in early childhood settings (eg. childcare centres, kindergartens, preschool and year levels reception to year two).

Your career

The Master of Teaching prepares graduates to enter the teaching profession with confidence and competence. Although the majority of education graduates go on to employment as a teacher in the public or private sector, some choose to follow other pathways. Graduate opportunities include community education officer, integrated service delivery in the early years, and education and engagement officer.

Potential occupations include:

  • teachers in long-day childcare, preschools and early years of school classrooms
  • team-leaders in long-day childcare services
  • educational leadership roles including directors, school coordinators and principals
  • curriculum and policy advisors.

Professional accreditation/recognition

This academic qualification will enable you to apply for registration with the Teachers Registration Board of South Australia. You are advised to check registration requirements as they are subject to change. Graduates looking for employment in other parts of Australia and overseas may be required to meet additional conditions. Graduates meet Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority employment criteria.

Course Duration – 2 years full time

Estimated Fee – $28,800AUD* for 1 year full time

*fees accurate as of 2019 intake

Overview

The Master of Engineering (Biomedical) capitalises on the growing opportunities for biomedical engineers caused by various factors including the demand for increasingly sophisticated medical technology to support the quality of life of an ageing population, and the demand for devices to improve health and fitness particularly within elite sports.

If you already have an undergraduate engineering degree and would like to broaden your expertise or specialise in the field of biomedical engineering as a practising engineer, Flinders University’s biomedical engineering course is designed to meet your needs.

These courses focus on Flinders University’s strengths in biomedical engineering that distinguish us from most other Australian universities. This is demonstrated by the fact that Flinders biomedical engineer Professor Karen Reynolds was named in the Top 100 Most Influential Engineers in Australia for 2012, 2013 and 2015.

The courses integrate with the strong and active research and development program in biomedical engineering within the College of Science and Engineering, often carried out in conjunction with the College of Medicine and Public Health.

The College of Science and Engineering also hosts the University’s Medical Device Research Institute.

Your career

The US Department of Labor has identified biomedical engineering as the discipline most likely to have the highest rate of growth in the period 2011-2018. Graduates work in a variety of areas including the design and production of diagnostic and therapeutic medical equipment in hospitals, devices to assist in home-based health care and rehabilitation, and sensory and control systems.

Potential occupations include:

  • biomedical engineer
  • medical device assessor
  • clinical support specialist
  • field service engineer
  • pathology and specialist product educator.

Professional accreditation/recognition

This program is fully accredited by Engineers Australia at the level of professional engineer. Professional engineering courses accredited by Engineers Australia are recognised internationally under the Washington Accord. Graduates will meet the academic requirements for attaining chartered professional engineering status.

Course Duration – 2 years full time

Estimated Fee – $36,000AUD* for 1 year full time

*fees accurate as of 2019 intake

Overview

The Graduate Diploma in Engineering Science can be taken as a standalone course or in combination with the Master of Engineering. It is specifically designed as a pathway to the University’s Master of Engineering courses to facilitate entry to these programs by graduates without an engineering degree. Flinders University’s postgraduate programs in engineering are multidisciplinary in approach and provide you with access to the latest technical resources.

Your career

Australia is currently experiencing a substantial shortage of engineers. Graduates can work in an engineering related field where the skills and knowledge of engineering fundamentals and the ability to communicate with engineering professionals are needed.

Professional accreditation/recognition

The Graduate Diploma in Engineering Science itself is not accredited but successful students can enter the Master of Engineering programs, which are accredited by Engineers Australia at the level of professional engineer. Professional engineering courses accredited by Engineers Australia are recognised internationally under the Washington Accord.

Course Duration – 1 year full time

Estimated Fee – $36,000AUD* for 1 year full time

*fees accurate as of 2019 intake

Overview

Prepare yourself for professional practice as an occupational therapist.

Occupational therapy aims to promote the health and participation of people, organisations and populations through engagement in everyday activities or occupations.

This profession has well established research and evidence-based practice, which you will analyse and apply in this course.

Teaching for the course is strongly connected to clinical settings in Southern Adelaide and has close links with health care providers to best prepare you for professional practice as an occupational therapist.

Emphasis is placed on preparing you to become a contemporary health professional who is able to work effectively across a range of settings, and in metropolitan or rural/remote locations.

Your career

Occupational therapists work in a variety of settings across public health, non-government organisations and private practice. Occupational therapists are in demand across the health sector and this outlook is projected to continue.

Potential employers include:

  • state government departments such as health, disability and education
  • non-government agencies
  • private hospitals
  • aged care providers
  • schools
  • private rehabilitation companies.

Professional accreditation/recognition

The Master of Occupational Therapy course has fulfilled the requirements for entry level education of occupational therapists and has been awarded the status of Accredited Occupational Therapy Course by Occupational Therapy Australia and the World Federation of Occupational Therapists. It is an approved program for registration by the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia which has set registration standards that aim to ensure that every registered health practitioner has the qualifications and skills to provide safe care to the Australian community. Registration standards include: criminal history, English language skills, professional indemnity insurance arrangements, Recency of Practice and Continuing Professional Development. Students need to meet these requirements, in addition to completing their degree, to be able to be registered and practice as an occupational therapist. For full details, applicants are advised to visit the Occupational Therapy Board website.

Course Duration – 2 years full time

Estimated Fee – $38,400AUD* for 1 year full time

*fees accurate as of 2019 intake

Overview

Undertake advanced studies in nutrition and dietetics, the pathophysiology of nutrition-related illnesses, health promotion, communication skills, and clinical, food service and community and public health nutrition skills. The course aims to train dietitians who are able to integrate and apply their knowledge, skills and attributes to the promotion of health and the prevention and treatment of illness by optimising the nutrition of communities and individuals.

Graduates are able to use scientific principles and critical thinking skills to consider the wider environment affecting food supply and eating behaviours and to evaluate new developments in this rapidly evolving area.

The course is offered by Flinders University’s College of Nursing and Health Sciences and is founded on practices designed to encourage lifelong learning in the practice of nutrition and dietetics. A wide variety of teaching and learning strategies are employed, including lectures, tutorials, field placements, site visits, food practicals and student seminars and presentations.

A variety of assessment methods is used, including peer and self-assessment and competency-based assessment of field placements. Particular emphasis is given to the provision of practice-focused learning strategies (eg. case studies, role-plays, simulated counselling and group sessions).

Consistent with the postgraduate level of the course, cooperative and self-directed learning will be encouraged and you will have the opportunity to negotiate sections of curriculum learning strategies and assessment in some topics.

Your career

There are currently more than 5,000 practising dietitians in Australia. About half provide patient care and education in hospitals while the remainder work in areas as diverse as community health, public health, food service management, sports nutrition, the food industry, health service management, education and research. Dietitians are also employed by aid organisations and government departments.

Potential occupations include:

  • clinical dietitian
  • community health worker
  • nutritionist
  • health promotion officer
  • research project officer.

Potential employers include:

  • hospitals
  • community health centres
  • private practice and consultancy
  • food industries
  • research institutions.

Professional accreditation/recognition

The course is accredited by the Dietitians Association of Australia. It is also recognised in UK, Canada, Singapore and New Zealand. Eligibility for DAA membership is required by most public-sector employers and for obtaining a health insurance provider number.

Course Duration – 2 years full time

Estimated Fee – $36,300AUD* for 1 year full time

Overview

Become a competent, reflective and innovative practitioner in the field of speech pathology.

Speech pathologists provide professional services for people across the lifespan whose educational, vocational, personal and social functioning is impaired by disorders of speech, language, voice, swallowing, fluency and hearing. Communication and swallowing disabilities may severely impact people’s quality of life and result from developmental difficulties, social disadvantage, illness or accident.

This coursework program is founded on principles designed to encourage lifelong learning in the practice of speech pathology. It involves an innovative, integrated enquiry-based curriculum, incorporating a problem-based learning format. This approach is supported by a wide variety of teaching and learning strategies including lectures, workshops, clinical skills tutorials and practicum.

A variety of assessment methods are used, including peer and self-assessment, performance within authentic tasks and competency-based assessment of practical work.

Your career

Graduates will be equipped to begin practice in a wide range of health, educational and community settings. The course fosters your ability to respond effectively to the changing nature of professional knowledge and practice, preparing you to provide quality services throughout your working life.

Speech pathology graduates are employed in a wide range of settings around the world and work with people of all ages, their carers/families, services, communities and other professionals across a wide variety of agencies.

Potential employers include:

  • healthcare sector (including hospitals, rehabilitation centres, community health services, mental health services)
  • aged care sector
  • disability services sector
  • education sector (including mainstream, special schools and special education units)
  • early childhood education sector
  • private practice
  • universities and research institutes
  • non-government/not for profit sector.

Professional accreditation/recognition

Graduates will meet the entry-level standards of Speech Pathology Australia, the national accrediting body, which will enable them to practise in Australia and to apply for mutual recognition of qualifications in many other countries around the world including the UK, New Zealand and Asia.

Course Duration – 2 years full time

Estimated Fee – $40,400AUD* for 1 year full time

*fees accurate as of 2019 intake

Overview

Graduates of psychology honours programs who wish to qualify as registered psychologists can undertake the Master of Psychology (Clinical).

The course aims to prepare you for professional work in a wide variety of settings, ranging across community mental health, hospital and health care facilities, community welfare and correctional service settings. It provides you with theoretical knowledge, research and clinical skills leading to professional registration. Experience is provided in both adult and child domains of clinical psychology.

Your career

Graduates are eligible for registration as psychologists, and qualified to work in a range of mental health settings. People with existing careers in human services such as nursing, teaching, the public service, social work and human resources undertake this course to better understand human behaviour and to add depth to their knowledge and work skills.

Professional recognition/accreditation

The program of study meets the requirements for general registration as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia and membership of the Australian Psychological Society (APS). Upon graduating you can become eligible for membership of the College of Clinical Psychologists of the APS after completing post-degree supervision requirements as set out by the college. Completing approved post-degree supervision also allows you endorsement to practise as a clinical psychologist as set out by the Psychology Board of Australia.

Course Duration – 2 years full time

Estimated Fee – $35,500AUD* for 1 year full time

*fees accurate as of 2019 intake

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Flinders Business Postgraduate Scholarships

Flinders Business is offering eligible international students a 15% partial fee scholarship for the duration of their course at Flinders University.

A partial fee scholarship of 15% of tuition costs (valued at more than AU$9,000) are available to international application with GPA of 80% or higher for the following courses:

  • Master of Business (with specialisations in Finance, Health, Human Resource Management, International Business and Marketing)
  • Master of Accounting
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Accounting and Finance
  • Master of Accounting and Marketing

Applicants will be assessed for the scholarship at the time of application. Apply today to have your undergraduate studies assessed for scholarship eligibility.

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