Why Study at UniSA?

As one of the most innovative universities in Australia and Asia, there are many reasons to study with us.
Here are just three:


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Ranked in the top one per cent worldwide1, we are one of the largest leading providers of accounting and finance education in Australia and Asia.

This industry-accredited degree will provide you with a strong foundation of knowledge in accounting combined with business, taxation, auditing, finance and sustainability. You will also learn about the current economic, legal and political influences affecting global business as well as develop critical reporting, decision-making, problem-solving, communication and teamwork skills.

We know that employers value graduates with industry experience so there are opportunities to embed an internship, mentoring or work-integrated learning into your degree. You could even work on a business project overseas.

1UniSA Business School is one of just nine institutions in the country and 176 globally to be accredited by EQUIS. There are a total pool of 16,521 business schools worldwide, AACSB, May 2017.

What you’ll learn

You will start with core courses in business. These will give you a solid grounding in important areas including accounting and quantitative methods for business; business law, finance, business intelligence and data management; and economics and marketing principles.

You’ll then branch out into your accounting specialisation, learning cutting edge knowledge and skills in:

  • financial and management accounting
  • taxation and company law
  • auditing
  • sustainability accounting
  • global and contemporary accounting issues
  • strategic financial analysis


Prepare to succeed in the fast-paced financial sector with South Australia’s most established finance degree.

With a focus on the borrowing, lending and investing of money, you will develop a dynamic understanding of the complex finance industry as part of your degree. You will gain knowledge in areas such as investment banking and fund management, and have the chance to learn in our state-of-the-art IRESS Trading Room on campus.

We know that employers value graduates with industry experience so there are opportunities to embed an internship, mentoring or work-integrated learning into your degree. You could even work on a business project overseas.

What you’ll learn

You will start with core courses in areas such as analytics, accounting and economic theory. These will give you a solid grasp of business fundamentals that you can apply to a range of careers. You can choose to study overseas, complete an internship, and take courses like marketing, management and international business.

In your specialisation you will focus on the borrowing, lending and investing of money. Specific areas include finance markets and institutions; international currency and banking markets; portfolio and fund management and macroeconomics.


This degree is flexible and opens up a diverse range of career possibilities. You can start with no specialisation, then upon entry choose a major from one of the following:

  • Applied Linguistics: develop an in-depth understanding of human language through the integration of theoretical and applied perspectives, with a strong practical, community and industry focus
  • Creative Writing and Literature: combine critical engagement with literary theory in a complementary exploration of creative writing techniques across a range of genres
  • Cultural Studies: explore the complex and diverse economic, cultural, social, historical and political legacies that influence modern-day society
  • English Language*: develop advanced level English skills and gain intercultural expertise to work in a variety of countries and contexts
  • History and Global Politics: explore the patterns and processes that have shaped our societies over time and help you analyse and predict events in our contemporary world
  • Languages (French/Italian/Japanese): develop the knowledge and skills to express yourself in a major world language in the context of linguistic and cultural diversity
  • Law, Policy and Politics: explore legal systems, international and domestic law, the politics of environmental change and marginalisation in world affairs
  • Psychology: develop a broad knowledge of psychological science including psychology, mental health, social services and human resources
  • Performing Arts: engage with theatre studies theory through the exploration of composition techniques across genres (such as songs, plays, cabaret, musical theatre, film scripts, film music, animation, and music for mass media)
  • Social Media: develop the skills and knowledge to manage social media in a variety of professional settings
  • Screen Studies: develop critical analysis, writing, research, communication and production skills that can be applied to a range of media and professional work within the creative industries
  • Sociology: develop the skills to identify trends and structures in society as they relate to social problems that emerge from cultural, political and economic change

In this unique arts degree you can select a second major, further developing skills and knowledge in two distinct – but potentially complementary – disciplines. Studying a double major increases your employment prospects. You will also graduate with writing, presentation, digital, communication, research and problem solving skills that can be transferred across a range of roles and are highly regarded by prospective employers.

If you finish your degree with a credit or higher Grade Point Average (GPA) you could also be eligible for the one-year Bachelor of Arts (Honours). You may be able to continue your studies with a Master of Teaching and teach in Australia and overseas.

What you’ll learn

This broad specialisation allows you to delve into two potentially complementary disciplines when you study a double major. You will develop skills in advanced writing, communication, research and problem solving. Under the guidance of world-class researchers1, you will choose two majors from the following:

  • Applied Linguistics
  • Cultural Studies
  • Creative Writing and Literature
  • English Language*
  • History and Global Politics
  • Languages (French/Italian/Japanese)
  • Law, Policy and Politics
  • Performing Arts
  • Psychology
  • Screen Studies
  • Social Media
  • Sociology

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*Please note this major is only available to students whose second language is English.


With worldwide demand for aviation experts growing1, UniSA will build your knowledge in airport and flight operations and prepare you for a global career in aviation management.

This degree focuses on airline and airport management, aviation finance and marketing, safety management, and aviation law in Australia and internationally.

UniSA works in close partnership with industry so you will learn from leaders in the field of aviation.

If you are interested in becoming a pilot, see the Bachelor of Aviation (Flight).

1 Boeing’s Current Market Outlook 2014-2033

What you’ll learn

You will commence your studies with an introduction to aviation, aviation management and safety. There are also courses in professional and technical communication, and human factors. You’ll even have the chance to spend a semester flying in our simulators to understand the pilot side of aviation.

As your studies progress you will explore aviation law, finance, economics and marketing; airline operations management; airport, project and strategic management; and risk and safety systems. You’ll also study leadership, and communications and research methods.

You will study one elective from any of the University of South Australia electives, and one from the Bachelor of Aviation (Flight) degree or other aviation-related electives.


Make your dreams of becoming a pilot reality with an innovative aviation degree for international students that includes flight training. The Bachelor of Aviation (Flight) provides a great foundation in the field of aviation practical flight experience. Whilst some airlines prefer you to have a Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL), other airlines prefer to train you fully via a pilot cadetship program.

The flight training component is offered in your first year of study through an elective course, Flight Experience. In this course you will log approximately 15-20 hours of dual flight time in a single engine airplane. You will also receive approximately 1-2 hours of solo flight time. Flight training is offered by our partner Flight Training Adelaide (FTA).

In your studies you will also learn aerodynamics, meteorology, navigation and flight planning in ultra-modern facilities.We work in close partnership with industry to ensure you will graduate ready to meet the growing global demand for pilots1.

1 Boeing’s Current Market Outlook 2014-2033

What you’ll learn

You will undertake general studies in aviation including an introduction to human factors and safety management systems. You will do Flight Training Theory 1 and 2, taught by instructors from the flight training provider. These courses prepare you for CASA Commercial Pilot Licence theory examinations.

As your studies progress you will explore more advanced and theoretical areas including meteorology, law, human factors and aspects of the flight and performance of large aircraft systems. You will also study communication and aviation management. Your technical studies will include aerodynamics, heavy aircraft systems, navigation and risk and safety management.

Flight Experience is part of this degree. If you don’t take up Flight Experience, this course will be replaced by two electives.


UniSA marketing degrees are based on real-world research. You’ll learn advanced marketing techniques and be prepared for your career from the moment you graduate.

As part of this degree, you will develop practical marketing management skills, explore consumer psychology and learn the scientific laws of brand growth. Your lecturers will be the experts who advise brands like Uber, Kellogg’s and Unilever.

Employers value graduates who can apply theory to real industry challenges. In this degree you’ll have the opportunity to gain real-world experience through internships, placements, overseas study opportunities and advanced masterclasses.

What you’ll learn

This degree starts with core courses in business. These will give you a solid grasp of business fundamentals such as international business, economics and accounting, business operations, and intelligence.

In your marketing specialisation you’ll then focus on areas such as:

  • consumer behaviour
  • marketing analytics
  • advertising
  • branding

You’ll also have the chance to study elective courses including the Marketing Practicum which involves an in-depth research project for a local company.


Modern managers are skilled problem solvers, they organise people, manage money and leverage technology to achieve business objectives. They are at the forefront of business.

In this degree, you will get a grounding in key business disciplines through industry and business-focused courses. Your management specialisation will give you the knowledge and skills to manage resources and projects in a global business environment. You will learn to address emerging issues, and to recognise the need for innovation as you progress in your career. You will also have the valuable opportunity to embed an internship, mentoring or work integrated learning into your degree.

Ranked in the top one per cent worldwide1 and awarded an overall five stars for excellence2, the UniSA Business School will get you career-ready with the latest in contemporary business skills and knowledge.

1UniSA Business School is one of just nine institutions in the country and 176 globally to be accredited by EQUIS. There are a total pool of 16,521 business schools worldwide, AACSB, May 2017.
2QS Stars Ratings 2018.

What you’ll learn

The degree starts with core courses in business theory. These will give you a solid grasp of business fundamentals such as international business; economics and accounting; business operations and intelligence. You can gain valuable insight and career skills while you study with advanced career-focused electives and internships in industry.

In your management specialisation you’ll study areas such as business intelligence and operations; international management ethics and values; organisational leadership and behaviour.


This flexible degree will prepare you for a career as a non-clinical health professional. Through a range of theoretical and practical learning you will gain a thorough understanding of biological and social science, and have the opportunity to align your studies to a personal area of interest through a wide selection of majors and minors.

On campus you’ll find experiential learning environments and a great connection to industry and research, providing you with important learning opportunities. You’ll also have the opportunity to gain some real-world experience when you complete an industry field placement during your final year of study.

What you’ll learn

Through a range of theoretical and practical learning this degree will prepare you for a career as a non-clinical health professional. You will:

  • develop the skills and knowledge to develop, evaluate and manage community-based health and wellbeing programs and services, build healthy public policy, and undertake research to improve and maintain population health and wellbeing.
  • develop knowledge in biological, social and research sciences
  • investigate current health needs
  • explore the relationships between individuals and society that lead to population health patterns
  • develop skills in health evaluation, project management and health informatics
  • gain a broad understanding of the health industry, its partners and stakeholders
  • complete an industry placement in a real workplace

A wide range of majors and minors means you will also work and study alongside people from a range of allied health areas. This is an opportunity for you to develop an understanding of the role of these professions within the health industry. The majors and minors offered include:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing
  • Counselling
  • Languages
  • Psychology


The Bachelor of Information Technology is your stepping stone to a career in computing, software development and the information services industries. You will learn using the latest industry tools, technologies and research. Our IT degrees have a number of flexible entry pathways and a common first year. You can switch between specialisations and get credit for the courses you’ve already completed.

By tailoring your studies to your interests, you can prepare for a rewarding career as an IT professional.

What you’ll learn

You will start your degree with core courses in information technology. These will give you a solid grounding in important areas such as IT, network, database and programming fundamentals, and systems analysis.

You will then choose two minors where you can focus on areas of IT that really interest you. At least one of your minors must be an IT minor chosen from these areas:

  • software development
  • 3D Animation
  • visual effects
  • multimedia
  • mobile applications
  • networking
  • business systems
  • security
  • data analytics
  • games

If you’re thinking about a non-IT minor, the following are popular:

  • digital media
  • innovation and entrepreneurship
  • marketing
  • accounting
  • management


Develop an understanding of the impact that exercise and physical activity has on the biological, psychological and social parameters of human life when you study this industry-focused specialisation in exercise and sport science.

You will learn how to design and deliver exercise programs to improve clients’ health and wellbeing, and undertake client screening, conduct laboratory and field testing, and appraise and interpret scientific research.

You will also learn from world-class industry experts, in a state-of-the-art environment that provides opportunities for practical learning.

What you’ll learn

This industry-focused degree will develop your ability to design and deliver exercise programs to improve clients’ health and wellbeing.

During your first year you will develop a solid understanding of:

  • human anatomy and physiology
  • sociology of health and physical activity
  • growth and motor development
  • exercise and health psychology

In your second year you will focus on:

  • motor learning
  • nutrition
  • exercise physiology
  • biomechanics

In your final year of study you will focus on professional studies and the application of exercise science.

In addition, you will learn practical skills and effective communication skills, how to conduct laboratory and field testing, design and implement exercise and training programs, and interpret scientific research.

Practical experience is a key focus and you will be able to directly apply this learning through industry placements and engagement.


The healthcare industry is constantly changing with new technologies and approaches to care to improve the detection, diagnosis and management of chronic and acute illness, as well as having a strong emphasis of keeping populations healthy. Our nursing degree is evolving with these changes, which means you will be guaranteed an industry-relevant, practical qualification that ensures you graduate career-ready.

There is a strong focus on theory and practical experience, and you will do much of your learning in our unique clinician led, authentic hospital and health service on campus. Our state-of-the-art facilities include a fully-equipped emergency department and day surgery. This simulated hospital environment fully led by practicing registered nurses and midwives (clinicians), known as the Horizon Hospital and Health Service (HHHS), is the only one of its kind in South Australia.

You will then have the opportunity to further develop these skills when you embark on real-world clinical placements across metropolitan, regional and rural hospitals and health services under the supervision of registered nurses.

What you’ll learn

This degree prepares you for placement and your professional nursing career with more than 170 hours of learning in our unique clinician led, authentic simulated Horizon Hospital and Health Service (HHHS). You will also complete 1,000 hours in clinical settings across metropolitan, regional and rural hospitals, and health services.

We teach and assess four domains of nursing practice during your studies including:

  • collaborative and therapeutic practice
  • critical thinking and analysis
  • professional practice
  • provision and coordination of care

The qualification is designed to prepare you to meet healthcare delivery requirements for the 21st century and respond to Australian and international healthcare priorities and trends. Six integrating themes are intertwined throughout the curriculum and represent core approaches that inform contemporary nursing practice:

  • cultural competence
  • evidence-based practice
  • mental health
  • primary health
  • professional communication
  • safety and quality


Occupational therapists play a critical role in helping people of all ages to overcome the effects of disability caused by illness, ageing or accident.

This degree is designed to ensure you graduate with the knowledge, skills and attributes needed to become an innovative and competent occupational therapist, with a strong focus on practical skills.

You will complete clinical field placements during your studies, this real-world experience will constitute a large portion of your learning during your third and fourth years. It is here that you will gain valuable hands-on skills that will enable a seamless transition from study to the workforce.

Patient outcomes are also a focus and therefore communication and relationship skills essential for patient care are key components. You will also further develop your research skills and will complete a research project and thesis in collaboration with experienced researchers during your final year.

What you’ll learn

During the first two years of this degree you will study the basics needed to gain a clear understanding of the links between human occupations, health, development, illness and disability. The topics covered in these early stages include:

  • human anatomy
  • human physiology
  • human neurosciences
  • growth and lifespan development
  • psychology
  • occupational science
  • sociology

Practical learning is a strong focus, and during your third and fourth years you will practice your skills in real clinical scenarios when you complete more than 1,000 hours of field placements. Placements will take place in a variety of settings.

Knowledge and skills in problem solving, communication, lifelong learning, group work, ethical action and valuing difference are qualities that are emphasised and developed throughout the degree.


This degree prepares you for a career in the health and food industry, where you will be involved in developing innovative foods, promoting and managing diets and lifestyles, and conducting research for enhanced wellbeing.

Our on-campus facilities are state-of-the-art, in fact, we have a dedicated nutrition and food science hub that is home to a $1 million commercial kitchen, sensory laboratory (one of only a few in Australia) and microbiology laboratory.

You will also learn from award-winning academics, and get a taste of what it’s like to work in the food and nutrition space when you attend field trips to some of the state’s major nutrition and food providers.

What you’ll learn

This unique degree offers practice-based and theoretical learning to ensure you are career-ready.

During the first two years you will explore both nutrition and food science topics, gaining a solid understanding of the key elements of each.

You will develop knowledge in:

  • biology
  • chemistry and quantitative methods
  • health and society
  • biochemistry
  • physiology
  • microbiology
  • food chemistry
  • relationship between food quality, functional foods and medicines
  • consumer education

In the third year you will choose to focus on either nutrition or food science.

If you choose to specialise in nutrition, you will focus on:

  • developing essential communication skills
  • understanding the economic, social and cultural influences that impact population dietary decisions
  • associations between nutrient intake, energy output and obesity

If you choose to specialise in food science, you will focus on:

  • food microbiology
  • product development, food processing and manufacturing
  • microbiology
  • food chemistry
  • food biotechnology


This is South Australia’s only Pharmaceutical Science degree, and will prepare you to work in the discovery, development, formulation, approval, evaluation and marketing of medicines.

This flexible degree can be tailored to suit your interests and career ambitions. You can focus on:

  • drug discovery and development
  • manufacturing and production
  • clinical trials
  • regulatory affairs
  • pharmaceutical sales and marketing

You will also develop advanced communication skills when you complete an industry project or placement relating to your area of interest. Depending on your academic achievement during the first two years you may be accepted into an honours program.

You may also have the opportunity to enter into a double degree with a Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science, Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) with just two extra years of study. To be eligible, you’ll need to receive a grade point average (GPA) of 5 or more in your second year.

What you’ll learn

During the first year you will develop an understanding of basic sciences. You will also focus on career development and factors influencing the pharmaceutical industry domestically and internationally.

During the second and third years you will focus on:

  • pharmaceutical sciences
  • biological sciences
  • drug discovery, development and commercialisation

This degree places a unique emphasis on the development and commercialisation of a range of pharmaceutical products, such as injections, tablets, creams and ointments.

You will then get the opportunity to fine-tune your study to your own personal interests and career aspirations when you choose from a range of elective courses during your final two years.

You may choose to specialise in areas such as:

  • research and development (including drug discovery)
  • manufacturing and pharmaceutical chemistry (including quality control)
  • drug development (including clinical trials)
  • business (including sales, marketing, legal, regulatory and drug information)


This degree prepares you for a rewarding career in the fast-growing physiotherapy industry.

You will become a registered physiotherapist, eligible to work as a first contact professional and valued member of allied healthcare teams. Develop the capability to assess, treat and prevent human movement disorders, enabling people to lead more functional lives. As part of your honours studies, you will also have the choice to undertake advanced research training, preparing you for further study or a career in research.

You will learn from registered physiotherapists and above world-class researchers1, and experience first-hand what it’s like to work in clinical practice in our state-of-the-art Physiotherapy Clinics, located on-campus.

Practical experience will be further highlighted when you complete real-world clinical placements. These field placements are a practical way for you to apply what you have learnt during your studies, and are also a great way to build industry networks and relationships.

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What you’ll learn

Physiotherapists assess, treat and prevent human movement disorders across various areas of practice, including sports, musculoskeletal, cardiorespiratory and neurological conditions in people of all ages.

During your first years of study you will focus on normal movement and basic medical science courses, such as human anatomy and physiology. The remainder of the degree focuses on abnormal movement and the treatment of disease and disability.

You will be trained not only as a member of a healthcare team concerned with the physical and psychosocial rehabilitation of people who are ill or disabled, but also as a first-contact practitioner concerned with prevention and management of disability and illness in the workplace or community.

Throughout your learning you will participate in:

  • laboratory classes, where you will develop manual and technical skills
  • professional practical experience at our on-campus Physiotherapy Clinic and during field placements

As an honours student you will also undertake advanced research training courses in:

  • research methods
  • ethics


Unravel the mysteries of the natural and physical world with a Bachelor of Science at UniSA. Scientists work by observation, experiment and measurement. They make predictions and informed decisions through the systematic study of the nature and behaviour of the physical universe.

The Bachelor of Science is designed to be practical, the focus is on laboratory and fieldwork. You will gain skills you can transfer to the workplace and graduate ready to make a real difference in the world.

If you think you might be interested in secondary school teaching, you can apply for the Bachelor of Science/Master of Teaching (Secondary), it’s a direct pathway to postgraduate study.

If you would like to apply directly into the Bachelor of Science/Master of Teaching (Secondary) package option, please apply via SATAC using 434101.

What you’ll learn

This is a very flexible degree, where you can choose a major from right across the field of science. Majors available:

  • Applied physics: allows you to pursue in-depth studies in advanced materials, computational physics and medical health physics
  • Biology: includes plant and animal biology, cell biology, physiology, environmental biology, biochemistry and introductory biotechnology
  • Chemistry: offers studies in both physical and inorganic chemistry
  • Environmental systems: looks at environmental sciences and policy including the contemporary concepts of ecosystem management and sustainable development that link natural and social systems. You will receive a solid foundation in natural sciences and field research techniques, while engaging in active, project-based learning opportunities
  • Mathematics and statistics: core studies in applied mathematics, statistics and optimisation

If you are interested in taking a major in another area of science this may also be possible. Please consult with the Program Director. If you think you might be interested in secondary school teaching, you can apply for the Bachelor of Science/Master of Teaching (Secondary), it’s a direct pathway to postgraduate study.


This degree provides you with a sound knowledge of the political, behavioural and social sciences, and equips you with the skills to work in a range of fields in social work and human services. It has been developed around four major areas of study: social work theory; social work practice and skills; social policy; and social research.

You will gain practical experience as part of the degree’s field education placement component. This is a valuable learning opportunity where you will build industry networks and further enhance practical skills.

Become even more employable by combining your Bachelor of Social Work degree with another degree. With just one or two years of extra study you can graduate with a double degree. We offer a double degree with the Bachelor of Arts (Aboriginal Cultures and Australian Society). You can discuss the possibilities with Campus Central.

Students who have completed a TAFE Diploma in Community Services are eligible for 18 units of credit. Students who have completed a TAFE Advanced Diploma in Community Services are eligible for 36 units of credit.

What you’ll learn

This degree focuses on four major areas of study:

  • social work theory: you will develop knowledge of various social work approaches as they relate to individuals, families, communities, groups and organisations
  • social work practice and skills: you will work in custom-built Social Work Studios to develop a range of skills needed to work in social practice – in this dedicated space you will work alongside field practitioners and academic staff in simulated, real-life situations
  • social policy: learn how to identify the social policies that affect people’s lives, and the strategic ways that social workers may be able to influence these policies
  • social research: learn how to use, evaluate and construct research

You will also gain valuable practical experience when you complete 1,000 hours of work placements during your third and fourth years.


With a Master of Finance you will be equipped to manage the challenges of the fast-developing global finance industry.

This degree has a strong focus on experience-based learning. You will use financial market simulation programs in the new Finance Trading Room and engage with the global derivatives trading industry. You can also choose to enhance your business consulting skills and experience through a professional business placement in Australia or overseas.

You will be graduate ready for senior roles in the financial services sector and be skilled in applying current theory to real-world issues.

What you’ll learn

The Master of Finance is made up of 16 courses in areas such as financial theory and markets, advanced investment management and the econometrics of financial markets. You will also study two electives as part of your studies. One of your elective options is a 150-hour industry placement either in Australia or overseas.


In this degree you will learn contemporary management skills and study areas such as marketing strategy and planning. You will gain the confidence to manage organisations and achieve business objectives in an efficient and effective manner.

You will be immersed in real-world challenges and have access to industry placements, overseas study tours and elective courses to suit your personal and professional development needs. During your studies you will develop an advanced understanding of business and management and graduate with the capabilities to be a successful leader and decision-maker in any business setting.

Our summer and winter schools offer exciting study and learning opportunities. With options such as intensives and internships, you can spread your study load across the year, increase your exchange opportunities or fast track your degree.

What you’ll learn

The Master of Management (Marketing) comprises 12 courses. You will complete four Business School core courses and four Marketing specialisation courses. Through these you will develop skills and expertise in areas that include:

  • business analytics and the data-driven organisation
  • people, leadership and performance
  • buyer behaviour insights
  • marketing strategy and planning
  • advanced marketing analytics

You will also complete four postgraduate electives – two from your specialisation and two from the Business School. They will enable you to develop skills from selected key disciplines essential for management in business.


Join a growing industry tasked with protecting critical IT infrastructure and information.

Cybersecurity is an essential component of a modern, prosperous and safe society. Like many other nations, Australia is suffering from a cybersecurity skills shortage. These particular skills are essential in our connected, technology-enabled world1.

Taught by industry professionals and world-class lecturers, you will apply technical skills to organisational contexts with a focus on risk management and incident response. In a final year Cybersecurity Exercise you will devise and implement a defence strategy for a complex enterprise environment.

1Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, A cyber-smart-nation

What you’ll learn

You will study a range of core and technical courses including network infrastructure, security operations, web and cloud security, and cybersecurity planning and compliance. You will also complete three capstone courses:

  • Security Consultancy: learn the leadership, negotiation and influencing skills needed of a cybersecurity subject matter expert; and to manage cybersecurity projects and personnel.
  • Security Architecture: learn cybersecurity defence strategies for a complex enterprise environment, including penetration testing techniques; and presentation methods for communicating technical topics to a lay audience.
  • Professional Project: work in a structured project team, gaining practical experience in modern cybersecurity techniques and practices.


The UniSA Master of Business Administration (MBA) has been developed for experienced managers and executives. It has a strong practical focus embedded in senior management decision-making and the latest in management research.

You will gain real-world insights through access to academic and industry experts, and through curriculum informed by current research and professional practice to maximise your career progression. You will engage with a cohort of experienced peers from diverse industry backgrounds, in a highly interactive learning environment.

You will deepen your expertise in fields such as strategy, marketing, finance, leadership, law, international business and ethics and sustainability, providing real-time application in the workplace.

The fully-flexible MBA program allows you to tailor your studies to suit your individual needs. The MBA curriculum is available fully-online, face-to-face or in mixed mode of delivery.

As a guide, full-time MBA students generally undertake two courses per study period and part-time students undertake one course. Studying the MBA full-time will normally take 18 months, however you can fast-track your study and finish in just 12 months. Part-time students taking one course per study period can typically complete the MBA in three years.

What you’ll learn

The MBA degree comprises nine compulsory core courses, two electives and a final capstone experience. A course runs for the length of a study period, and our academic year is divided into four study periods of 10 weeks each.

All MBA courses have an applied focus. They draw on real-life business case studies, and you are encouraged to use industry and workplace based issues for assessment tasks. Courses also feature visiting industry leaders who will lead discussions around contemporary business problems.

The final Capstone Project requires you to plan and execute a research project for a Board or senior management group. It is your opportunity to demonstrate the proficiency and integrative knowledge you’ve gained in your MBA studies. The courses provide an opportunity to apply knowledge, engage in a real-world learning experiences and to stimulate personal and professional development. You can also select your electives from a wide range of postgraduate courses delivered across the Business School and the University.


This master degree enables students who have already completed a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a health-related area to meet the registration requirements to practice as a physiotherapist with just two years of extra study.

You will learn from registered physiotherapists and above world-class researchers1, and experience first-hand what it’s like to work in clinical practice in our contemporary physiotherapy clinics, located on-campus. Practical experience will be further highlighted when you complete real-world clinical placements. These field placements are not only a practical way for you to apply what you have learnt during your studies, but are also a great way to build industry networks and relationships.

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Vice Chancellor’s International Excellence Scholarship

UniSA will offer up to 20 Vice Chancellor’s International Excellence Scholarships in 2017 to future international students who have achieved an 85% average (or equivalent) in previous studies and have applied to study a UniSA undergraduate or postgraduate (by coursework) degree.

Scholarship recipients will receive a 50% reduction in their student contributions (tuition fees) per annum, for up to four years of full-time study.

Successful applicants will become a UniSA International Student Ambassador and will be required to maintain a credit average (or equivalent) for each consecutive year of study to be eligible for the 50% student contribution (tuition fee) reduction.

International Merit Scholarships

UniSA will offer International Merit Scholarships to future international students who have achieved a 65% average (or equivalent) in previous studies and have applied to study a UniSA undergraduate or postgraduate (by coursework) degree (in selected fields).

International Merit Scholarship recipients will receive a 25% reduction in their student contributions (tuition fees) for their first year of study into their chosen program. Students are automatically assessed for eligibility for a scholarship when applying for an eligible program at UniSA.

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AECC Singapore Education Counsellor

Karmen Chan
Senior Education Counsellor
: +65 6856 7389
[email protected]