2021 COURSE GUIDE UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES - FLINDERS UNIVERSITY

 
 
2021 COURSE GUIDE UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES - FLINDERS UNIVERSITY
2021 COURSE GUIDE UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES - FLINDERS UNIVERSITY
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                                                                                                                                                                                 for teaching quality, student support,
                                                                                                                                                                                 and starting salary**
                                                                                                                                                                                 More than 500 undergraduate,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    *** Staff and student numbers are preliminary figures based on data collected 6 April 2020 and subject to change.
                                                                                                                                                                                 postgraduate and research degrees

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ** The Good Universities Guide 2020 (undergraduate), public SA-founded universities only
                                                                                                                                                                                 Over 25,000 students supported by
    AT FLINDERS                                                                                                                                                                  over 2,600 staff***
    In an era of disruptive change, Flinders University is growing its                                                                                                           New Venture Institute Top Challenger:
    international reputation as a world leader in research, an innovator                                                                                                         Asia-Pacific UBI Global World Ranking Report 19/20
    in contemporary education and a source of enterprising graduates
    equipped to change the world.                                                                                                                                                Over 550 scholarships, worth $2.2m in total
    We acknowledge the traditional owners of the lands Flinders University teaches across (Arrernte, Boandik, Bungarla, Dagoman, Gunditjmara, Jawoyn, Kaurna,
    Larrakia, Nauo, Ngarrindjeri, Peramangk, Ramindjeri, Wardaman, Warumungu, Wurundjeri, Yolgnu) and honour their Elders past and present.

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FLINDERS
                                                                             EXPERIENCE A UNIVERSITY LIKE NO OTHER
    AT FLINDERS IT’S                                                         Our geographic footprint stretches from the top of the

    ALL
                                                                                                                                                            VILLAGE
                                                                             Northern Territory through to South Australia and regional
                                                                             Victoria. Internationally, joint courses are delivered with leading
                                                                             universities in China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore and
                                                                             Indonesia. Our main campus at Bedford Park is an environment
                                                                             that fosters creativity. Sitting in stunning natural surrounds, it
                                                                             boasts spectacular views to the city and coast and features
                                                                             an award-winning, state-of-the-art student hub that fosters
                                                                             interactive learning in a digitally enabled environment.

    ABOUT
                                                                             JOIN A GLOBAL COMMUNITY
                                                                             Flinders University graduates are enterprising, innovative and
                                                                             curious thought leaders in over 120 countries around the
                                                                             world. When you graduate from Flinders, you’ll not only join
                                                                             over 106,000 graduates from an amazing variety of fields, you’ll
                                                                             graduate from SA’s No. 1 university for starting salary.**
                                                                             ** The Good Universities Guide 2020 (undergraduate), public SA-founded

    YOU
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                                                                             GAIN REAL-WORLD EXPERIENCE
                                                                             Flinders Work Integrated Learning (WIL) enables you to gain
                                                                             work experience while you study. You’ll have the opportunity to
                                                                             gain real-world experience through placements, practicums,
                                                                             field studies, and simulated workplace settings and assessment
                                                                             activities. Flinders aims to provide each and every student with
                                                                             access to a WIL opportunity during their studies.

    CHOOSE YOUR DEGREE                                                       THINK BIG. MAKE AN IMPACT. DESIGN YOUR FUTURE.
    From medicine to business, science or arts offerings, Flinders           Careers are evolving and the workplace of the future will look very
    University offers more than 500 undergraduate, postgraduate              different from today. Powered by Flinders’ New Venture Institute,
    and research degrees taught by global and national experts               our suite of innovation and enterprise electives and courses will
    focused on the experience and outcomes of their students.                help you to develop the ‘personal enterprise skills’ that employers
                                                                             are looking for, and equip you with the ability to adapt to whatever
                                                                             life throws at you, personally and professionally. No matter what
    BE TAUGHT BY LEADERS                                                     you choose to study at Flinders, you can embed an innovation and
    At Flinders, you’ll be taught by teachers who are leaders in their       enterprise elective into your degree.
    fields. They are plugged into industry trends and connected
    to professional networks. Your future career will take practical
    shape from the very beginning of your studies as we guide you
                                                                             TAKE YOUR STUDIES OVERSEAS
    from the classroom to the workplace through inspired teaching,           Why wait until you graduate to explore the world? Flinders’ Learn
    practical placements, internships, field education and industry          Without Borders could see you studying overseas, gaining a
    projects.                                                                unique perspective and immersing yourself in a different culture,
                                                                             language and lifestyle.

    BENEFIT FROM WORLD-CLASS RESEARCH                                        “My exchange was honestly one of the most amazing and
    Flinders University’s research strengths include biomedical
                                                                             rewarding six months of my life. The friends I made, the things I
    and clinical sciences, culture, policy and society, health and
    medicine, mental health and human behaviour, molecular science
    and technology, defence, engineering, water and environment.
                                                                             saw and experienced will stick with me for the rest of my life.”                                                                                 $1.5 billion development
    With 90% of Flinders’ research rated world-standard or above,*           Rebekah Jones
    your studies will be supported by the up-to-the-minute knowledge
    of highly skilled researchers and lecturers.
                                                                             Canada
                                                                                                                                                            Centred around the new Flinders Train Station (due to open
                                                                                                                                                            early 2021) and directly connecting the University’s main
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Community-centred
                                                                             EXPLORE FLINDERS SCHOLARSHIPS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              student living
    * Flinders rating 89.7%, rounded up to 90%. Excellence in Research for
    Australia, 2018                                                                                                                                         campus to its Tonsley innovation precinct and the Adelaide
                                                                             Flinders offers a generous range of scholarships for students in               city centre, the $1.5 billion Flinders Village development will
                                                                                                                                                            create a campus environment which merges university life
    GET THE SUPPORT YOU NEED                                                 undergraduate courses. With over 550 available scholarships,
                                                                             including scholarships to students from low socio-economic                     with the wider community.
    Flinders is SA’s No.1 university for student support.** From
    campus facilities to financial support, mental health and
    wellbeing resources and services, student grants, counselling
                                                                             backgrounds, students from rural and regional areas and
                                                                             Indigenous students, you may be eligible for support that will
                                                                             help you achieve your goals at university.
                                                                                                                                                            Flinders Village will feature student accommodation,
                                                                                                                                                            an advanced health research facility, transitional health         Flinders Station links
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Bedford Park to Tonsley and
                                                                                                                                                            accommodation, a hotel, and amenities such as retail
    services (including careers and financial) and many social                                                                                              facilities, benefitting students, staff and the community.
    opportunities, we offer a range of services to ensure your study         “The Wyndham Richardson Scholarship Fund has been invaluable
    experience is everything you want it to be. Find out more about
                                                                             to reduce the financial pressure during studies, especially now
    student support on page 49.
    ** The Good Universities Guide 2020 (undergraduate), public SA-founded
    universities only
                                                                             that I am in the later years of my degree.”                                                                                                      the city
                                                                             Ryan Rowston, Bachelor of Computer Science
                                                                             Wyndham Richardson Scholarship Fund
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I WANT TO STUDY
                      Accounting                                 8,14                  Innovation and Enterprise                          8                      It doesn’t matter whether you
                      Animal Behaviour                           20,42                 Interactive Design                                 10
                      Applied Geographical Information Systems   20,28,42              International Business                             8,14                   know exactly where your future
                      Aquaculture
                      Archaeology
                                                                 20,42
                                                                 24,32
                                                                                       International Business Wine, Spirits and Tourism
                                                                                       International Relations
                                                                                                                                          8
                                                                                                                                          30
                                                                                                                                                                 lies, or you want to explore the
                      Artificial Intelligence                    28                    Languages                                          32                     possibilities; Flinders offers
                      Arts                                       10,16,24,32           Law                                                34
                      Arts and Science                           24                    Law and Society                                    12,34                  degrees in a range of study areas.
                      Behavioural Science (Psychology)           40                    Laws and Legal Practice                            34
                      Biodiversity and Conservation              20,42                 Management                                         8,14                   The following pages cover the
                      Biomedical Engineering                     18                    Marine Biology                                     20,42                  broad areas of study at Flinders
                      Biotechnology                              42                    Maritime Engineering                               14,18
                      Business                                   8,14                  Marketing                                          8                      and the degrees available in
                      Business Economics
                      Business Innovation and Enterprise
                                                                 8
                                                                 9
                                                                                       Mathematical Sciences
                                                                                       Mechanical Engineering
                                                                                                                                          14,28
                                                                                                                                          14,18
                                                                                                                                                                 each area.
                      Business Leadership
                      Chemical Sciences
                                                                 8
                                                                 42
                                                                                       Media and Communication
                                                                                       Medical Science
                                                                                                                                          10,32
                                                                                                                                          22,36
                                                                                                                                                                 Can’t find the degree you’re
                      Civil Engineering                          14,18                 Medicine                                           36                     looking for? Check out page
                      Clinical Sciences                          36                    Midwifery                                          38
                      Coasts and Oceans                          20,42                 Molecular Bioscience                               42                     52 for a full listing of all
                      Commerce
                      Computer Science
                                                                 8
                                                                 28
                                                                                       Nanotechnology
                                                                                       Network and Cybersecurity Systems
                                                                                                                                          14,42
                                                                                                                                          14,28
                                                                                                                                                                 undergraduate courses available
                      Costume Design                             10                    Nursing                                            38                     at Flinders.
                      Creative Writing                           10                    Nutrition and Dietetics                            22
                      Criminology                                12                    Occupational Therapy                               22
                      Cybersecurity                              14,28                 Optometry                                          22
                      Dance                                      10                    Outdoor Education                                  46
                      Defence                                    14                    Palaeontology                                      42
                      Design and Technology Innovation           18                    Paramedic Science                                  22,36
                      Digital Media                              10                    Physics                                            42
                      Disability and Developmental Education     22                    Physiotherapy                                      22
                      Drama                                      10                    Politics                                           30
                      Early Childhood Education                  16,24                 Primary R-7 Education                              16,24,42
                      Economics                                  8                     Psychological Science                              40
                      Education                                  16,46                 Psychology                                         40
                      Electrical and Electronic Engineering      14,18                 Robotics                                           14,18
                      Energy and Advanced Materials              14,42                 Science                                            14,16,20,42
                      Engineering                                20,28                 Science and Arts                                   24
                      Engineering Science                        14,18                 Screen                                             10
                      Environment                                20                    Secondary Education                                16,22,24, 32, 42, 46
                      Environmental Engineering                  18,20                 Simulation and Serious Games                       28
                      Environmental Science                      20,42                 Social Work                                        45
                      Exercise Physiology                        22,46                 Software Engineering                               14,18,28

                                                                                                                                                                 I WANT TO KNOW
                      Exercise Science                           22,46                 Special Education                                  16,24
                      Fashion                                    10                    Speech Pathology                                   22
                      Film and Television                        10                    Sport, Health and Physical Activity                16,46
                      Finance
                      Forensic and Analytical Science
                                                                 8,14
                                                                 42
                                                                                       Sports Management
                                                                                       Supply Chain Management
                                                                                                                                          8
                                                                                                                                          8                      MORE ABOUT
                      Gaming (Simulation and Serious Games)      28                    Teaching                                           16,46
                      General Studies                            24                    Theatre and Performance                            10
                      Government                                 30                    Theology                                           24
                                                                                                                                                                 Arts majors and minors       26
                      Health Sciences
                      Healthy Ageing
                                                                 16,22
                                                                 22
                                                                                       Tourism and Events
                                                                                       Visual Arts
                                                                                                                                          32
                                                                                                                                          10
                                                                                                                                                                 Combined degrees             48
                      Human Nutrition
                      Human Resource Management
                                                                 22
                                                                 8
                                                                                       Visual Effects and Entertainment Design
                                                                                       Wine, Spirits and Tourism
                                                                                                                                          10
                                                                                                                                          8
                                                                                                                                                                 Student support              49
                      Information Technology                     14,28                 Writing and Publishing                             10                     Pathways                     50
                                                                                                                                                                 Applying to Flinders         51
                                                                                                                                                                 Flinders campus              59

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BUSINESS                                                                                                      FIND OUT MORE FLINDERS.EDU.AU/BUSINESS                   Bachelor of Accounting*
                                                                                                                                                                           Bachelor of Accounting (Online)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Bachelor of Business (Marketing)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Bachelor of Business (Marketing) (Online)
                                                                                                                                                                           Prepare yourself for a career in accounting and commerce                Marketing is one of the driving forces of business. In this degree,
                                                                                                                                                                           including the analysis, interpretation and communication of             you’ll learn how to understand customers’ wants and needs, and
                                                                                                                                                                           financial information. Careers in accounting are available in a         how to create, communicate and deliver products and services.
                                                                                                                                                                           broad range of business situations. This degree is accredited by        You’ll learn practical skills and how to analyse data in order to
                                                                                                                                                                           the professional accounting bodies in Australia.                        develop marketing strategies across all sectors of the economy.

                                                                                                                                                                           Bachelor of Accounting and Finance*                                     Bachelor of Business (Sports Management)
                                                                                                                                                                           Prepare for a career in accounting or finance with an                   This degree aims to provide students with the knowledge and
                                                                                                                                                                           introduction to the realities of the global marketplace. Learn          competencies related to a broad range of business management
                                                                                                                                                                           fundamental business concepts and apply them to real-world              practices in sport. It will provide students with the skills to work

                                                                                         NEW WORLD,
                                                                                                                                                                           scenarios. This degree is accredited by the professional                in a diverse range of sports-related organisational, business
                                                                                                                                                                           accounting bodies in Australia, with core studies in a range of         development, management and marketing roles.
                                                                                                                                                                           business-related topics.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Bachelor of Business (Supply Chain Management)
                                                                                                                                                                           Bachelor of Banking and Finance*

                                                                                         NEW THINKING
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   This degree aims to provide students with knowledge and
                                                                                                                                                                           This degree provides students with the skills and knowledge             competencies related to a broad range of business/supply-chain
                                                                                                                                                                           required by financial institutions, financial instruments and markets   practices including systems and processes, planning, supply
                                                                                                                                                                           of the financial services sector for managing money, trading stocks     management, production, operations, logistics, and the use of
                                                                                                                                                                           and investment management in an institutional setting.                  current and emerging data and analytical practices.

                                                                                                                                                                           Bachelor of Business*                                                   Bachelor of Business Economics*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Understanding the principles of economics and how to apply
                                                                                                                                                                           Bachelor of Business (Online)                                           these to the practical needs of business will open up a range of
                                                                                                                                                                           This degree provides you with the fundamental knowledge,                career options. In this degree, you’ll gain a clear understanding
                                                                                                                                                                           contemporary case studies, workplace skills development and             of relevant economic concepts and principles, and learn how to
                                                                                                                                                                           live industry experience to pursue a career in business. You’ll         respond to changes in the economic environment.
                                                                                                                                                                           develop real-world work experience and build networks through
                                                                                                                                                                           work placements and live industry projects.                             Bachelor of Commerce
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   This degree will see you graduate with a broad skillset, prepared
                                                                                                                                                                           Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management)                        for a range of professional, business-related careers in private
                                                                                                                                                                           Build a career attracting, motivating and managing people. At a         and public enterprise. You will receive a balanced learning
                                                                                                                                                                           time when many organisations are undergoing change, there are           experience that combines theoretical and practical learning, with
                                                                                                                                                                           opportunities for professionals trained to identify ways to recruit,    Work Integrated Learning and industry placement programs built
                                                                                                                                                                           support, develop and retain staff.                                      into the degree.

                                                                                                                                                                           Bachelor of Business (Innovation and Enterprise)                        Bachelor of Finance*
                                                                                                                                                                           The world is changing, and this degree will prepare you for the         Prepare yourself for a career in fields such as financial engineering,
                                                                                                                                                                           jobs and entrepreneurial opportunities of the future. This degree       treasury, fund management and investment banking. Develop an
                                                                                                                                                                           will help you develop your personal enterprise skills to enhance        overall understanding of the applied finance discipline, financial
                                                                                                                                                                           creativity, understand and embrace innovation, and think like an        management and wealth creation, and gain extensive subject
                                                                                                                                                                           entrepreneur.                                                           knowledge in specialised topics such as macroeconomics,
    There’s never been a better time                        GRADUATE WORK-READY WITH                                                                                                                                                               financial management and international finance.
    to embrace the business world.                          PRACTICAL BUSINESS EXPERIENCE                                                                                  Bachelor of Business (International Business)
    Technological changes are opening new                                                                                                                                                                                                          Bachelor of Finance and Business Economics*
                                                            Go beyond theory and gain real-
                                                            world insights into the day-to-day
                                                                                                                                                                           Bachelor of Business (International Business) (Online)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Prepare for a career as an effective financial analyst and
    opportunities. The online economy is                    operations of business. With over                                                                              Develop advanced skills and knowledge relating to international         executive by being exposed to the Australian economic policy
    rapidly evolving, and entrepreneurs are                 230 partner organisations, Flinders                                                                            trade and prepare yourself for a global career. Learn how culture,
                                                                                                                                                                           language, political systems and socio-economic factors affect
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   framework and how it applies to the financial services industry.
                                                            Business guarantees you a practical                                                                                                                                                    This degree will give you a firm grasp of rational economic
    changing the world.                                     work placement that will give you                                                                              international business practice in core business disciplines            decision-making processes.
                                                            invaluable workplace experience. Our                                                                           of finance, marketing, human resource (HR) management and
    At Flinders Business we are preparing                   key partners include BankSA, Bendigo                                                                           global sustainability.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Bachelor of International Business (Wine, Spirits & Tourism)
                                                            Bank, BT Financial Group, Ernst &
    a new generation of business leaders                    Young (EY), Hudson, McDonald’s and                                                                             Bachelor of Business (Management)                                       New
    with new ways of thinking, and new                      PricewaterhouseCoopers.
                                                                                                                                                                           Bachelor of Business (Management) (Online)                              Studying wine, spirits and tourism at Flinders prepares you to
    skills for the future. Our degrees are                                                                                                                                                                                                         lead the growing wine, spirits and tourism industries, market

                                                            NO. 1 IN AUSTRALIA
                                                                                                                                                                           Build the foundations of a rewarding management career                  their products globally and bring to life new innovations. You will
    designed to prepare you for a career in                                                                                                                                by combining studies across all areas of business practice,             graduate career-ready with the course’s unique combination of
                                                                                                                                                                           including planning, decision-making, e-business, marketing, and         business education and sector-specific knowledge, access to
    the real world and could put you in the                 in Business & Management for overall                                                                           HR and strategic management.                                            industry leaders, industry placements and professional networks.
    driver’s seat to take advantage of a                    experience
    new tomorrow.                                           The Good Universities Guide 2020 overall quality of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   *Advanced Leadership
                                                            educational experience (postgraduate)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   If you’re a high-achieving student, meet your full potential with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   advanced leadership studies in business. It’s designed for students
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   demonstrating potential to attain leadership skills and work-relevant
    See page 52 onwards for a full list of degrees and information you will need before applying, including SATAC codes, selection ranks and more.                                                                                                 experience to make them of distinct value to employers.

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CREATIVE ARTS & MEDIA                                                                               FIND OUT MORE FLINDERS.EDU.AU/CREATIVE-ARTS                        Bachelor of Creative Arts (Dance)
                                                                                                                                                                            Offered in collaboration with TAFE SA (RTO code: 41026)
                                                                                                                                                                            through Adelaide College of the Arts, this degree will equip you
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Bachelor of Creative Industries (Digital Media)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 (with CDW Studios) New in 2021
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Gain the skills you’ll need to pursue a successful career in
                                                                                                                                                                            with elite professional dance skills and theoretical knowledge
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 the creative industries. Explore post-production, digital visual
                                                                                                                                                                            to help you emerge with all the makings of a successful
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 effects, animation, games development and interactive media,
                                                                                                                                                                            professional dancer.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 and help support the growth of the digital media industry in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 South Australia.
                                                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Creative Arts (Drama)
                                                                                                                                                                            Fine-tune your performance skills for a creative career. Pursue      Bachelor of Creative Industries (Festivals and Arts Production)
                                                                                                                                                                            an exciting career in acting or directing for theatre, film and
                                                                                                                                                                            television by developing your creative, critical and collaborative   (with Festivals Adelaide) New in 2021
                                                                                                                                                                            skills in the state’s leading centre for new talent.                 Develop the business planning, logistics and marketing skills
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 that will enable you to thrive in the fast-paced festivals sector.
                                                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Creative Arts (Enterprise)                               You’ll also gain hands-on experience in working as part of a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 multidisciplinary creative arts team to curate and produce your
                                                                                                                                                                            A cutting-edge degree that has been developed with input from        own site-specific arts events.
                                                                                                                                                                            leading industry practitioners, you’ll gain knowledge and skills
                                                                                                                                                                            in entrepreneurship, arts and festival management, creative
                                                                                                                                                                            computing and cultural policy education. You’ll develop strong       Bachelor of Creative Industries (Film and Television)
                                                                                                                                                                            industry links and benefit from practical experiences, hands-        (with Channel 44 and Mercury Cinema) New in 2021
                                                                                                                                                                            on projects, design thinking and direct contact with practicing
                                                                                                                                                                            creative artists.                                                    Learn about the contemporary film and television industries
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ‘from the inside’ and jumpstart your career. This degree will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 prepare you for work in the exciting world of film and television,
                                                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Creative Arts (Fashion)                                  combining production subjects with study of film and television
                                                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Creative Arts (Fashion) (VET Pathway)                    modes of expression, histories and forms.

                                                                                                                                                                            Offered in collaboration with TAFE SA (RTO code: 41026),
                                                                                                                                                                            this industry-focused degree combines practical skills
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Bachelor of Creative Industries (Interactive Design)
                                                                                                                                                                            with theoretical knowledge about garment construction,               (with Monkeystack) New in 2021
                                                                                                                                                                            patternmaking, drawing and design as well as academic and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Gain skills and knowledge to pursue a career in the booming
                                                                                                                                                                            professional communication and marketing.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 industry of games development and interactive design. You’ll learn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 the methods required to create interactive experiences and how to
                                                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Creative Arts (Screen)                                   tailor your work for mass audiences using the latest technologies.
                                                                                                                                                                            Gain the skills necessary for a career in screen-based media.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Bachelor of Creative Industries (Theatre and Performance)

                                                                                         CREATE
                                                                                                                                                                            Study scriptwriting, cinematography, creative collaboration,
                                                                                                                                                                            editing, sound, lighting and directing, and graduate ready for a
                                                                                                                                                                            rewarding career in screen with specialised skills for associated    New in 2021
                                                                                                                                                                            creative areas.                                                      Learn how to create an innovative performance event from
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 concept through to delivery. Through hands-on experience

                                                                                         YOUR FUTURE
                                                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Arts)                              you’ll develop the creative and collaborative skills, business
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 capability and strategic thinking required to produce your own
                                                                                                                                                                            Offered in collaboration with TAFE SA (RTO code: 41026)              performance work and take charge of your career in the creative
                                                                                                                                                                            through Adelaide College of the Arts, this degree offers an          and cultural industries.
                                                                                                                                                                            intensive studio-based program that covers both creative and
                                                                                                                                                                            academic skills. You’ll receive training in the medium of your
                                                                                                                                                                            choice in ceramics, jewellery, painting, photography, printmaking    Bachelor of Creative Industries (Writing and Publishing)
                                                                                                                                                                            or sculpture.                                                        (with Mighty Kingdom and Writers SA) New in 2021
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Content development skills are in high demand in the creative
                                                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Creative Arts                                            industries sector. G
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ​ ain portable writing skills which could start

     Creativity is one of the most powerful and sought-after                             Bachelor of Creative Arts (Costume Design)                                         (Visual Effects and Entertainment Design)                            you on the road to a career in editing and publishing, digital
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 media, advertising and marketing, festivals and events, and more. ​ 
     commodities on the planet. It drives development in the                             Bachelor of Creative Arts (Costume Design) (VET Pathway)                           Bachelor of Creative Arts
     screen industry, theatre, fashion, digital media, dance, the                        Offered in collaboration with TAFE SA (RTO code: 41026), this                      (Visual Effects and Entertainment Design) (Honours)                  Bachelor of Media and Communication
     publishing industry and more. The world needs people with                           degree enables you to design and construct costumes to create                      Bachelor of Creative Arts                                            Created to meet the needs of the constantly evolving field of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 contemporary communications, this degree helps you to develop
                                                                                         iconic looks and visually stunning garments.
     creative vision to lead innovation in a range of industries.                                                                                                           (Visual Effects and Entertainment Design) (VET Pathway)              written, visual and verbal communication skills that can be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 applied to a broad range of professional and creative industries.
     Learn how to unlock your visual, verbal and written skills to                       Bachelor of Creative Arts (Creative Writing)                                       Flinders and CDW Studios combine forces to offer this hands-on
                                                                                                                                                                            degree. If you’re a Game of Thrones fan, Fortnite addict or Pixar
     develop and communicate your ideas.                                                 Gain skills that will prepare you to work as an editor, researcher,
                                                                                         freelance writer, publisher or author. You’ll acquire an
                                                                                                                                                                            lover, turn your passion into a successful career in the exciting    Bachelor of Media Arts
                                                                                                                                                                            world of film, television, gaming, animation and digital design.     Gain the practical skills and knowledge to work across all
                                                                                         understanding of the Australian publishing industry and a strong

     WORLD NO. 1                                                                         work ethic for a rewarding career in an exciting arena.                                                                                                 media-intensive environments with a focus on the creative
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 industries. You’ll gain hands-on practical training in a range of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 technical and design formats so you are able to produce high-
     Flinders University in collaboration with CDW Studios has                                                                                                                                                                                   quality media presentations.

     been named the world’s No. 1 Digital Illustration School
     The Rookies Global Rankings 2017 and 2018

     See page 52 onwards for a full list of degrees and information you will need before applying, including SATAC codes, selection ranks and more.

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CRIMINOLOGY                                                                                           FIND OUT MORE FLINDERS.EDU.AU/CRIMINOLOGY                        Bachelor of Criminology
                                                                                                                                                                            This degree will prepare you for a career within a growing sector.
                                                                                                                                                                            You’ll gain skills and knowledge in such areas as transnational
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  COMBINED DEGREES
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Combining your degree with a qualification in another discipline will help
                                                                                                                                                                            crime, policing and security, organised crime, cybercrime,            you develop specialised abilities to stand out from the crowd. Expand
                                                                                                                                                                            terrorism, corrections and corruption, and you’ll gain a broad
                                                                                                                                                                            understanding of criminological theory and its applications in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  your qualifications and your career options with our range of Flinders
                                                                                                                                                                            criminal justice contexts.                                            combined degrees:
                                                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Criminology (Honours)                                     Bachelor of Information Technology (Network and
                                                                                                                                                                            Develop a grounding in research, enhance your experience              Cybersecurity Systems)/Bachelor of Criminology
                                                                                                                                                                            and expand your career options with a four-year combined

                                                                                         STUDY THE
                                                                                                                                                                            honours degree in criminology. Take the next step on your path        Combining your criminology studies with network and
                                                                                                                                                                            to become an expert in a specialist field of study. Lead the next     cybersecurity systems enables you to operate the systems that
                                                                                                                                                                            generation of influencers making a difference in the lives of         drive innovation and industry. You will gain a comprehensive
                                                                                                                                                                            people impacted by crime.                                             understanding of criminology, computer security, communications
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  technology, administration, network engineering, enterprise

                                                                                         CAUSES,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  systems, information networks and much more.
                                                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Law and Society
                                                                                                                                                                            Learn the concepts central to the structure and functioning of a      Bachelor of International Relations and Political Science/
                                                                                                                                                                            just society, and develop the skills to research and analyse social
                                                                                                                                                                            issues and assess proposals for social change. This degree            Bachelor of Criminology

                                                                                         IMPACT AND
                                                                                                                                                                            will give you a strong foundation in social and public policy, and    Combining your criminology studies with an understanding
                                                                                                                                                                            equip you with the skills you’ll need to seek employment in a         of international relations opens the door to a multitude of
                                                                                                                                                                            range of public and private sector organisations.                     careers in international organisations, aid and human rights,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  government, transnational crime, terrorism and non-government

                                                                                         PREVENTION
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  organisations.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice/Bachelor of Criminology
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  By combining studies in laws and legal practice with

                                                                                         OF CRIME
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  criminology, you’ll develop the professional legal skills to prepare
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  you for a job in the legal profession and gain an understanding
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  of how justice and society influence each other.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Bachelor of Psychological Science/Bachelor of Criminology
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  By studying the Bachelor of Criminology combined with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  the Bachelor of Psychological Science, you can explore the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  intersection between psychology and the criminal justice
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  system, and the psychological factors underlying criminal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  behaviour.

                                                                                                                                                                            “From real-world experience in courtrooms and crime                   Bachelor of Science (Forensic and Analytical Science)/
                                                                                                                                                                            labs, there are amazing opportunities to engage with                  Bachelor of Criminology
                                                                                                                                                                            practical work.”                                                      Forensics and Analytical Science opens up career options in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  areas such as illicit drug testing, DNA analysis, trace evidence
                                                                                                                                                                            Anh Dinh
                                                                                         NO.1 SA UNI
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  examination and toxicology. Combine a hands-on experience of
     The rate of technological and societal change around the                                                                                                                                                                                     collecting, analysing and identifying physical evidence with an
                                                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Criminology student
     world is astounding. Transnational crime, cybercrime, and                                                                                                                                                                                    understanding of the workings of the criminal justice system.

     terrorism are merely a few of the challenges facing our                             for teaching quality, student support and
                                                                                         starting salary                                                                                                                                          For a full list of combined degree options visit:
     justice systems.                                                                                                                                                                                                                             flinders.edu.au/combineddegrees
                                                                                         The Good Universities Guide 2020 (undergraduate),
     Studying criminology at Flinders means you’ll learn                                 public SA-founded universities only

     from SA’s largest team of experts in areas like criminal
     networks, organised crime, dark tourism and drug modelling.
     You could make a difference in the lives of people impacted
     by crime in government, corporate and not-for-profit
     organisations and work in fields ranging from intelligence to
     community welfare and victim support.

     See page 52 onwards for a full list of degrees and information you will need before applying, including SATAC codes, selection ranks and more.

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DEFENCE & NATIONAL                                                                                                             FIND OUT MORE
                                                                                                     FLINDERS.EDU.AU/STUDY/DEFENCE-NATIONAL-SECURITY
                                                                                                                                                                            CHOOSE FROM A RANGE OF DEGREES, INCLUDING:                          Bachelor of Information Technology (Network and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Cybersecurity Systems)

     SECURITY
                                                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Honours)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Bachelor of Information Technology (Network and
                                                                                                                                                                            Civil engineering deals with the design and construction of
                                                                                                                                                                            major physical infrastructure including buildings, roads and        Cybersecurity Systems) (Online)
                                                                                                                                                                            railways, bridges, airports, dams and pipelines. The problems
                                                                                                                                                                            to be addressed in working with the natural environment,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Bachelor of Information Technology (Network and
                                                                                                                                                                            particularly in a low-carbon economy, mean that civil engineering   Cybersecurity Systems) (Honours)
                                                                                                                                                                            is an exciting and wide-ranging discipline.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Be a power-player and build a career in our networked society.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                This degree will equip you with a comprehensive understanding
                                                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic) (Honours)       of computer security, communications technology, administration,
                                                                                                                                                                            New in 2021                                                         network engineering, enterprise systems and information networks.

                                                                                                                                                                            Electrical engineering is concerned with large-scale electrical
                                                                                                                                                                            systems including renewable power generation and electric
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences
                                                                                                                                                                            motors. Electronic engineering focuses on lower-voltage             Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences (Honours)
                                                                                                                                                                            systems such as computer systems, communication networks
                                                                                                                                                                            and integrated circuits. Together they are critical for next-       Mathematics is the foundation of many industries. Demand for
                                                                                                                                                                            generation applications such as autonomous vehicles, space          mathematics graduates is particularly strong in areas including
                                                                                                                                                                            technology, smart cities and a low-carbon economy.                  science, engineering, technology and business, and in areas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                as diverse as linguistics and health. The degree is designed to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                produce industry-focused graduates who are in demand in a
                                                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Engineering (Maritime) (Honours)                        range of careers that use mathematics.
                                                                                                                                                                            Prepare to become a professional engineer in the maritime
                                                                                                                                                                            engineering industry. You’ll learn to design and manage the         Bachelor of Science (Energy and Advanced Materials)
                                                                                                                                                                            building of maritime vehicles, coastal engineering projects, port
                                                                                                                                                                            and harbour facilities, and offshore oil and gas installations.     As new energy sources and new technologies emerge, new
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                opportunities will open up in this exciting field. This degree
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                prepares you to understand physics and materials at a deeper
                                                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) (Honours)                      level, apply scientific principles in a materials context, appreciate

        GLOBALLY FOCUSED,
                                                                                                                                                                            Push mechanical systems to the limit in a challenging               experiment design and execution, and use scientific instruments
                                                                                                                                                                            and rewarding field. Build a hands-on career with real-             commonly used in physics and materials.
                                                                                                                                                                            world applications. Learn to design, construct and operate
                                                                                                                                                                            mechanical systems.                                                 Bachelor of Science (Nanotechnology)

        LOCALLY ENGAGED                                                                                                                                                     Bachelor of Engineering (Robotics) (Honours)                        Bachelor of Science (Nanotechnology) (Honours)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Equip yourself to be part of the exciting world of
                                                                                                                                                                            Create a career designing the robot workforce of the future.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                nanotechnology. The degree provides you with a background in
                                                                                                                                                                            This degree will see you graduate with the latest learning in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                physics, chemistry and biology, complemented by insights into
                                                                                                                                                                            robotics technologies, preparing you to become a key player
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                business, enterprise management, commerce and legal issues

        NO.1 SA UNI
                                                                                                                                                                            in developing the robots that will populate our future. High-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                such as intellectual property – all vital components for scientists
                                                                                                                                                                            achieving students can use the Bachelor of Engineering
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                working in business and industry.
                                                                                                                                                                            (Robotics) (Honours) as a pathway into a Master of Engineering
        for teaching quality, student support and starting salary                                                                                                           (Electrical and Electronic).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Bachelor of Accounting and Finance (Advanced Leadership)
        The Good Universities Guide 2020 (undergraduate), public SA-founded universities only
                                                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Engineering (Software) (Honours)                        Prepare for a career in accounting or finance with an introduction
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                to the realities of the global marketplace. Learn fundamental
                                                                                                                                                                            This degree has been specifically created for students looking
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                business concepts and apply them to real-world scenarios. This
                                                                                                                                                                            to work as professional software engineers and provides you
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                degree is accredited by the professional accounting bodies in
     Flinders University works closely with the defence industry                         Get a taste of engineering before choosing your specialisation                     with a solid foundation in the technical and professional skills
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Australia, with core studies in a range of business-related topics.
                                                                                                                                                                            and knowledge required to pursue a successful career in the
     in education, research and development.                                             Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) – Flexible Entry                                 software industry.
                                                                                         Embark on a first-year engineering degree without choosing the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Bachelor of Business (International Business)
     Providing world-class research and a range of defence-                              engineering specialisation you wish to pursue with the Bachelor                    Bachelor of Engineering Science                                     Develop advanced skills and knowledge relating to international
     oriented degrees across diverse fields such as business,                            of Engineering (Honours) – Flexible Entry. At the end of your first                In this degree you’ll gain the foundations for further study in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                trade and prepare yourself for a global career. Learn how culture,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                language, political systems and socio-economic factors affect
                                                                                         year you can transition to a named engineering degree of your                      engineering or for a career in an engineering-related field. The
     science, engineering and information technology, Flinders                           choice without having to study the standard four-year course.                      degree offers specialisations in biomedical engineering, civil
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                international business practice in core business disciplines
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                of finance, marketing, human resource (HR) management and
     delivers work-ready graduates and innovative research and                                                                                                              engineering, electrical and electronic engineering, mechanical
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                global sustainability.
     development that keeps the university on the front line of the A new pathway with a guaranteed entry to engineering                                                    engineering, software engineering, and design and technology.

     defence and national security industries.                      Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - General Entry                                                       Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Electronic Systems and          Bachelor of Business (Management) (Online)
                                                                    New in 2021                                                                                             Security) New in 2021                                               Build the foundations of a rewarding management career by
     The combination of cutting-edge research and high-quality      Flinders’ General Entry pathway to the Bachelor of Engineering
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                combining studies across all areas of business practice, including
                                                                                                                                                                            Developed in collaboration with the Defence Science and             planning, decision-making, e-business, marketing, and HR and
     teaching makes Flinders the perfect option for anyone          (Honours) provides a guaranteed entry pathway for students
                                                                                                                                                                            Technology Group within the Department of Defence, the              strategic management.
                                                                    who have passed SACE Stage 2 General Mathematics or
     interested in the defence industry.                            SACE Stage 1 Mathematics. The course includes additional
                                                                                                                                                                            course encompasses a wide range of communication mediums
                                                                                                                                                                            including radar, radio and microwaves. A particular focus will
                                                                                         mathematics and physics, enabling students to transfer into and
                                                                                                                                                                            be placed on technologies that adopt these in conjunction with
                                                                                         complete any of Flinders’ Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
                                                                                                                                                                            studies in signal processing, infrared imaging systems, multi-
                                                                                         degrees in 4.5 years or less.
                                                                                                                                                                            spectral sensing, satellite communications, computer networks
                                                                                                                                                                            and telecommunications.
     See page 52 onwards for a full list of degrees and information you will need before applying, including SATAC codes, selection ranks and more.

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EDUCATION                                                                                                 FIND OUT MORE FLINDERS.EDU.AU/EDUCATION                          Inherent requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                The Australian Government has introduced the Literacy and
                                                                                                                                                                                Numeracy Test for all initial teacher education students to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     DOUBLE DEGREES
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Double your teaching expertise with a Flinders education double
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     degree. Flinders’ education degrees allow you to follow your
                                                                                                                                                                                ensure they have the high level of personal literacy and numeracy    interests by combining your Bachelor of Education with a range
                                                                                                                                                                                skills required of teachers. For further information, including      of degrees.
                                                                                                                                                                                registration details, please check the test administrator’s

                                                                                         OPEN MINDS
                                                                                                                                                                                website at: teacheredtest.acer.edu.au                                Arts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     The Bachelor of Arts (BA) provides a comprehensive, liberal
                                                                                                                                                                                Entry requirements                                                   education for all new teachers. In addition to teaching roles, this
                                                                                                                                                                                All prospective students interested in studying an initial teacher   means you’ll be suited to employment in many fields given the
                                                                                                                                                                                education course in South Australia are required to complete         broad scope of specialisations available in the BA.
                                                                                         Education is a fast-growing sector, with great                                         a non-academic assessment task known as a Teaching

                                                                                         job opportunities. With over one million people
                                                                                                                                                                                Capabilities Statement. This is a requirement of the Australian
                                                                                                                                                                                Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     General Science
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     The Bachelor of General Science gives you the skills required
                                                                                         already employed, Australia’s education and                                            supports the national priority to ensure those entering the
                                                                                                                                                                                teaching profession have the personal qualities to best support      to effectively teach science subjects at a broader level than that
                                                                                         training sector is projected to grow by 11.2%                                          learners and graduate as classroom-ready, high-quality teachers.     required in a traditional Bachelor of Science.

                                                                                         by May 2023*.
                                                                                                                                                                                SUCCEED IN EDUCATION                                                 Health Sciences - Health Education and Physical Education
                                                                                         Becoming an educator means joining an                                                  Flinders provides a variety of study pathways for students who are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     The Bachelor of Health Sciences offers you core health
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     sciences topics and a choice from one of two specialist streams
                                                                                         industry with long-term career prospects.                                              thinking about studying to qualify as a teacher.                     (health education or physical education).
                                                                                         We need more educators. We need people who
                                                                                         will guide and teach the next generations.                                             Find your passion before you commit                                  Languages
                                                                                                                                                                                The Bachelor of Arts Education pathway offers you the                In the Bachelor of Languages, you will complete major
                                                                                         *Australian Jobs 2019                                                                                                                                       sequences to teach two secondary school subjects related
                                                                                                                                                                                opportunity to study three education topics that are normally
                                                                                                                                                                                restricted to students enrolled in the Education double degree,      to languages and chosen from Chinese, French, German,
                                                                                                                                                                                and then transition after a year to a double degree, provided you    Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Modern Greek, Spanish, or

                                                                                         NO.1 IN SA IN TEACHER                                                                  achieve the required standard.
                                                                                                                                                                                A guaranteed entry pathway into the Master of Teaching Primary
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL).

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Science
                                                                                         EDUCATION FOR FULL-TIME                                                                R-7 or Secondary lets you study a three-year Bachelor of Arts
                                                                                                                                                                                first. If you complete this degree to the required standard, you
                                                                                                                                                                                will be guaranteed a place in the two-year master’s degree,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     The Bachelor of Science provides you with the foundation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     skills required to effectively teach subjects which draw on

                                                                                         EMPLOYMENT                                                                             subject to an additional written statement entry requirement.        mathematics, science or technology.

                                                                                         The Good Universities Guide 2020 (postgraduate), public SA-founded universities only   Master of Teaching double degree options                             Special Education
                                                                                                                                                                                If you are a high-achieving student who is sure of your choice of    In addition to teaching roles, the Bachelor of Special Education
     ATAR 95+                                                                            Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)/Bachelor of Arts                               a teaching career, we also offer double degrees that combine a
                                                                                                                                                                                Bachelor of Arts, General Science, Science or Languages with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     prepares you for a range of professional roles related to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     supporting students with disabilities and their families within the
     GUARANTEED ENTRY                                                                    Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)/Bachelor of Special                            a Master of Teaching.                                                broader community.

     Direct-entry bachelor/masters double degrees – five-year teaching                   Education
                                                                                                                                                                                Already have an undergraduate degree?
     qualification                                                                       Much of our childhood is spent in education, but the first years
                                                                                                                                                                                If you already have an undergraduate degree, the Master of
                                                                                         are exciting and filled with wonder. This is your chance to guide
                                                                                         a child’s early learning and development, and build a framework                        Teaching will allow you to enter the profession and become a
     ATAR 70+                                                                            for their education that will last them a lifetime.                                    qualified teacher, building on your first degree.

     Direct-entry double degree – four-year teaching qualification                       Bachelor of Education (Primary R-7)/Bachelor of Arts
     ATAR 60-70                                                                          Bachelor of Education (Primary R-7)/Bachelor of General Science
     One-year pathway to double degree four-year teaching qualification                  Bachelor of Education (Primary R-7)/Bachelor of Special
                                                                                         Education
     ATAR 60-70                                                                          Becoming a primary school teacher can have a lifelong impact. A
                                                                                         child’s primary years are often the ones they remember the most
     Three-year Bachelor of Arts plus two-year Master of Teaching                        intensely, and their primary school teachers can have a profound
                                                                                         effect on their lives.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     “Flinders stood out for me because it has a strong focus
                                                                                         Bachelor of Education (Secondary)/Bachelor of Arts                                                                                                          on developing education courses. I am learning from
                                                                                         Bachelor of Education (Secondary)/Bachelor of Health Sciences                                                                                               academics who are accomplished and have attained
                                                                                         Bachelor of Education (Secondary)/Bachelor of Languages                                                                                                     mastery within their respective fields.”
                                                                                         Help guide young adults towards the future. If you’re passionate
                                                                                         about helping others, about guiding and advising them at                                                                                                    Anthony Salerno,
                                                                                         a crucial period of their lives, then you’ll find a career as a
                                                                                         secondary school teacher rewarding in many ways.                                                                                                            Bachelor of Education (Secondary/Bachelor of Science
     See page 52 onwards for a full list of degrees and information you will need before applying, including SATAC codes, selection ranks and more.

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ENGINEERING                                                                                             FIND OUT MORE FLINDERS.EDU.AU/ENGINEERING                      Bachelor of Design and Technology Innovation
                                                                                                                                                                            Make your ideas a commercial reality. Graduate prepared to
                                                                                                                                                                            solve problems and create commercial solutions. Develop
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Bachelor of Engineering (Software) (Honours)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                This degree has been specifically created for students looking
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                to work as professional software engineers and provides you
                                                                                                                                                                            a sound understanding of three areas: design; innovation            with a solid foundation in the technical and professional skills
                                                                                                                                                                            management; and science, technology and engineering.                and knowledge required to pursue a successful career in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                software industry.
                                                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Engineering (Biomedical) (Honours)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Bachelor of Engineering Science
                                                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Engineering (Biomedical) (Honours)/Master of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                In this degree you’ll gain the foundations for further study in
                                                                                                                                                                            Engineering (Biomedical)                                            engineering or for a career in an engineering-related field. The
                                                                                                                                                                            Health care is a large and rapidly growing industry, and your       degree offers specialisations in biomedical engineering, civil

                                                                                         A CAREER
                                                                                                                                                                            skills could help improve the way we plan, design, manufacture      engineering, electrical and electronic engineering, mechanical
                                                                                                                                                                            and maintain healthcare systems and equipment. High-achieving       engineering, software engineering, and design and technology.
                                                                                                                                                                            students can use the Bachelor of Engineering (Biomedical)
                                                                                                                                                                            (Honours) as a pathway into a Master of Engineering (Biomedical).   Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Electronic Systems and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Security) New in 2021

                                                                                         POWERED BY
                                                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Honours)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Developed in collaboration with the Defence Science and
                                                                                                                                                                            Civil engineering deals with the design and construction of         Technology Group within the Department of Defence, the
                                                                                                                                                                            major physical infrastructure including buildings, roads and        course encompasses a wide range of communication mediums
                                                                                                                                                                            railways, bridges, airports, dams and pipelines. The problems       including radar, radio and microwaves. A particular focus will

                                                                                         CREATIVITY
                                                                                                                                                                            to be addressed in working with the natural environment,            be placed on technologies that adopt these in conjunction with
                                                                                                                                                                            particularly in a low-carbon economy, means that civil              studies in signal processing, infrared imaging systems, multi-
                                                                                                                                                                            engineering is an exciting and wide-ranging discipline.             spectral sensing, satellite communications, computer networks
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                and telecommunications.
                                                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic) (Honours)
                                                                                                                                                                            New in 2021                                                         Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Electronic Systems and
                                                                                                                                                                            Electrical engineering is concerned with large-scale electrical     Security)/Bachelor of Science (Physics) New in 2021
                                                                                                                                                                            systems including renewable power generation and electric           This four-year combined degree represents a unique and
                                                                                                                                                                            motors. Electronic engineering focuses on lower voltage             exciting pathway to work in a cutting-edge high-technology
                                                                                                                                                                            systems such as computer systems, communication networks            area. The pairing of a Bachelor of Engineering Technology with
                                                                                                                                                                            and integrated circuits. Together they are critical for next-       a Bachelor of Science in Physics represents a pathway to a
                                                                                                                                                                            generation applications.                                            well-paid and lifelong career at the forefront of electronic and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                electromagnetic technologies. The Bachelor of Engineering
                                                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental) (Honours) New in 2021       Technology (Electronic Systems and Security) is unique in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Australia.
                                                                                                                                                                            Environmental engineering is where advances in science and
                                                                                                                                                                            technology are transformed into practical solutions that will
                                                                                                                                                                            protect and improve the quality of our environment. Environmental   You may also be interested in:
                                                                                                                                                                            engineers are problem-solvers who design solutions to a range
                                                                                                                                                                            of hazards from airborne and waterborne diseases, water and air     Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences
                                                                                                                                                                            pollution, wastewater management and recycling.                     Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences (Honours)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Mathematics is the foundation of many industries. Demand for
                                                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Engineering (Maritime) (Honours)                        mathematics graduates is particularly strong in areas including
                                                                                                                                                                            Prepare to become a professional engineer in the maritime           science, engineering, technology and business, and in areas as
                                                                                                                                                                            engineering industry. You’ll learn to design and manage the         diverse as linguistics and health.
                                                                                                                                                                            building of maritime vehicles, coastal engineering projects, port
                                                                                                                                                                            and harbour facilities, and offshore oil and gas installations.     Get a taste of engineering before choosing your specialisation
                                                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) (Honours)                      Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) – Flexible Entry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Embark on a first-year engineering degree without choosing the
                                                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) (Honours)/Master of            engineering specialisation you wish to pursue with the Bachelor
                                                                                                                                                                            Engineering (Biomedical)                                            of Engineering (Honours) – Flexible Entry. At the end of your first
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                year you can transition to a named engineering degree of your
                                                                                                                                                                            Push mechanical systems to the limit in a challenging and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                choice without having to study the standard four-year course.
                                                                                                                                                                            rewarding field. Build a hands-on career with real-world
     There are few fields as broad or as rewarding as
     engineering. If you can imagine it, chances are you                                 NO. 1 IN AUSTRALIA                                                                 applications. Learn to design, construct and operate mechanical
                                                                                                                                                                            systems. High-achieving students can use the Bachelor of
                                                                                                                                                                            Engineering (Mechanical) (Honours) as a pathway into a Master
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                A new pathway with a guaranteed entry to engineering
     can help bring it to life.                                                          IN ENGINEERING FOR                                                                 of Engineering (Biomedical).                                        Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - General Entry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                New in 2021
     From robotics to renewable energy, shipbuilding and
     defence, civil engineering or new medical technologies…                             LEARNING RESOURCES
                                                                                         The Good Universities Guide 2020 (undergraduate)
                                                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Engineering (Robotics) (Honours)
                                                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Engineering (Robotics) (Honours)/Master of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Flinders’ General Entry pathway to the Bachelor of Engineering
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                (Honours) provides a guaranteed entry pathway for students
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                who have passed SACE Stage 2 General Mathematics or
     the list is long and the opportunities are broad.                                                                                                                      Engineering (Electrical and Electronic) New in 2021                 SACE Stage 1 Mathematics. The course includes additional
                                                                                                                                                                            This degree will see you graduate with the latest learning in       mathematics and physics, enabling students to transfer into and
     You can help design and build tomorrow.                                                                                                                                robotics technologies, preparing you to become a key player         complete any of Flinders’ Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                degrees in 4.5 years or less.
                                                                                                                                                                            in developing the robots that will populate our future. High-
     See page 52 onwards for a full list of degrees and information you will need before applying, including SATAC codes, selection ranks and more.
                                                                                                                                                                            achieving students can use the Bachelor of Engineering
                                                                                                                                                                            (Robotics) (Honours) as a pathway into a Master of Engineering
                                                                                                                                                                            (Electrical and Electronic).
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ENVIRONMENT                                                                                            FIND OUT MORE FLINDERS.EDU.AU/ENVIRONMENT                       Bachelor of Applied Geographical Information Systems*
                                                                                                                                                                            Create a career mapping the complexity of our world. In this
                                                                                                                                                                            degree, you’ll be taught skills to support change and growth in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science)*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Passionate about the environment? Combine science
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 disciplines and gain a career for a more sustainable future. This
                                                                                                                                                                            areas like global warming, urban planning, mining and exploration,   degree focuses on understanding, monitoring and improving
                                                                                                                                                                            archaeology, transportation and biodiversity management. We          the environment. Expand your knowledge, obtain skills and learn
                                                                                                                                                                            integrate field-based data acquisition with modern technology,       critical thinking about environmental issues and problems.
                                                                                                                                                                            computer workshops and classroom-based theory.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Bachelor of Science (Marine Biology)*
                                                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental) (Honours)                    Dive deep into a career exploring the living marine world.
                                                                                                                                                                            New in 2021                                                          The degree provides you with the ability to acquire extensive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 knowledge in marine biodiversity, ecology, genetics, conservation,
                                                                                                                                                                            Environmental engineering is where advances in science
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 fisheries and related areas. Learn from internationally eminent
                                                                                                                                                                            and technology are transformed into practical solutions
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 marine biologists and oceanographers undertaking world-class
                                                                                                                                                                            that will protect and improve the quality of our environment.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 research on current issues in marine science.
                                                                                                                                                                            Environmental engineers are problem-solvers who design
                                                                                                                                                                            solutions to a range of hazards from airborne and waterborne
                                                                                                                                                                            diseases, water and air pollution, wastewater management             Bachelor of Science (Marine Biology and Aquaculture)*
                                                                                                                                                                            and recycling.                                                       Combine studies in aquacultural production technologies and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 business skills with scientific study of the diversity of life in
                                                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Science                                                  the sea. This double specialisation will equip you to take up
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 positions in either the research or applied science sectors.
                                                                                                                                                                            Imagine a career exploring science from its core to the outer
                                                                                                                                                                            limits. You don’t need a science background to start a career
                                                                                                                                                                            in science, you just need an inquiring mind. This degree will        * Also available as four-year honours degrees
                                                                                                                                                                            equip you with crucial transferable skills in problem solving,
                                                                                                                                                                            communication, teamwork and computing that will open up
                                                                                                                                                                            career pathways and research opportunities in a broad and
                                                                                                                                                                            exciting range of professional areas.

                                                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Science (Honours) – Enhanced Program for High
                                                                                                                                                                            Achievers
                                                                                                                                                                            Discover where science can take you and where you can take

         A SUSTAINABLE
                                                                                                                                                                            science. If you’re a student of exceptional academic ability,
                                                                                                                                                                            this enhanced program provides opportunities to embark upon
                                                                                                                                                                            research in every year of the degree.

                                                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Science (Animal Behaviour)*

         FUTURE IS IN                                                                                                                                                       Learn about the behaviour of insects, birds, fishes and mammals.
                                                                                                                                                                            Global academic experts will teach you how to collect, analyse
                                                                                                                                                                            and understand information relevant to animal behaviour and          “I really enjoy the Flinders University environment

         YOUR HANDS
                                                                                                                                                                            how to communicate this information to a variety of audiences.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 and community. The campus features a lot of native
                                                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Science (Biodiversity and Conservation)*                 Australian vegetation and the lake is a great place to
                                                                                                                                                                            Understand the science that will help solve real-world problems.
                                                                                                                                                                            The world has never been more attuned to environmental issues
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 sit down and relax between classes. Every member
                                                                                                                                                                            or the need to train and employ specialists who can help us          of staff has been accommodating and helpful in my
                                                                                                                                                                            reduce our impact and plan wisely for the future.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 studies, and the facilities are fantastic. I thoroughly
     As our population increases and we continue to understand
     more about the environmental challenges facing our                                  NO. 1 IN AUSTRALIA IN                                                              Bachelor of Science (Coasts and Oceans)*
                                                                                                                                                                            Build a career helping us understand and manage our marine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 enjoy my degree and find each of the topics challenging
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 and engaging.”
     planet, environmental careers are now in demand.*                                   SCIENCE & MATHEMATICS                                                              and ocean systems. Learn in Australia’s best coastal laboratory,
                                                                                                                                                                            featuring every tidal range, surf zone, beach type, sediment size,
                                                                                                                                                                            wave and wind energy regime, and dune type.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Angus Smart,
     With an environmental degree, you’ll gain the skills and
     practical experience required to address challenges                                 FOR LEARNING RESOURCES
                                                                                         The Good Universities Guide 2020 (postgraduate)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science)

     such as climate change, biodiversity, deforestation,
     air and water pollution, and species extinction, with
     an understanding of the political and developmental
     dimensions to global environmental threats.
     *Labour Market Information Portal 2018 Occupational Projections – five years
     to May 2023

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HEALTH                                                                                                        FIND OUT MORE FLINDERS.EDU.AU/HEALTH                     Bachelor of Disability and Developmental Education
                                                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Disability and Developmental Education (Online)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Bachelor of Human Nutrition
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Become part of a fast-growing industry that plays a huge role
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     in the health and wellbeing of society. Using evidence-based
                                                                                                                                                                            Develop the knowledge and skills to shape an inclusive society           science, nutritionists explore the relationship between diet,
                                                                                                                                                                            providing support and advocacy to help people live their best            health and disease prevention. You’ll work with a myriad of
                                                                                                                                                                            life. With a highly sought-after professional qualification in a fast-   people, from children, adolescents and parents to adults of all
                                                                                                                                                                            growing sector as a developmental educator, you will learn to            ages, to support positive behaviour change and promote health
                                                                                                                                                                            facilitate, support and build capacity for a wide range of people        and wellbeing.
                                                                                                                                                                            living with a disability.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Bachelor of Medical Science
                                                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Exercise Science

                                                                                                    LEADERS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Prepare for a career as a medical scientist. This specialised
                                                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Exercise Science/Master of Clinical Exercise                 degree provides exciting options for students interested in a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     wide range of careers in the medical and health sciences, and
                                                                                                                                                                            Physiology                                                               emphasises the fundamental sciences that underpin virtually all
                                                                                                                                                                            Drive health and wellbeing. Using evidence-based science,                fields of medical science.

                                                                                                    IN HEALTH
                                                                                                                                                                            exercise scientists and physiologists have a deep understanding
                                                                                                                                                                            of how the human body works, how exercise can work into
                                                                                                                                                                            sporting performance, prevention and therapeutic purposes,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Bachelor of Medical Science (Vision Science)/Master of
                                                                                                                                                                            helping people with goal setting for lifestyle and mental health         Optometry
                                                                                                                                                                            management.                                                              Build a career helping improve people’s vision. You will receive

                                                                                                    AND CARE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     a grounding in the fundamentals of science with an emphasis
                                                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Health Sciences                                              on vision science, where you will study the visual system and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     factors that influence sight, in preparation for intensive study and
                                                                                                                                                                            New in 2021                                                              clinical experience in optometry.
                                                                                                                                                                            Establish a solid foundation for a career in health. This degree
                                                                                                                                                                            will give you exposure to a wide variety of health professions, as
                                                                                                                                                                            well as the opportunity to focus your studies in a particular area
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics
                                                                                                                                                                            with a major. The Bachelor of Health Sciences at Flinders gives          Prepare to become a professional who can interpret and
                                                                                                                                                                            you the flexibility to build your own study program from a broad         translate scientific knowledge into practical information to
                                                                                                                                                                            range of majors to suit your interests.                                  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
                                                                                                                                                                            Specialisations                                                          that influence what people eat.
                                                                                                                                                                            The following study areas can be taken as a specialisation:
                                                                                                                                                                            •   Ageing                                                               Bachelor of Paramedic Science
                                                                                                                                                                            •   Health Management                                                    Becoming a paramedic means keeping your cool in emergency
                                                                                                                                                                            •   Health Promotion                                                     and non-emergency situations. In this degree, you’ll develop
                                                                                                                                                                            •   Innovation                                                           the skills, knowledge and attitudes to manage pre-hospital
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     emergency and out-of-hospital non-emergency situations in a
                                                                                                                                                                            •   Digital Health
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     manner consistent with best practice.
                                                                                                                                                                            •   Physiology and Neuroscience
                                                                                                                                                                            •   Psychology
                                                                                                                                                                            •   Therapy Studies.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Bachelor of Public Health
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     New in 2021
                                                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Health Sciences/Master of Occupational Therapy               There has never been a better time to study public health.
                                                                                                                                                                            You’ll learn skills to work with people who face barriers                Graduates are in demand to address health challenges of local,
                                                                                                                                                                            to everyday tasks and activities due to injury, childhood                national and global significance to deliver outcomes that benefit
                                                                                                                                                                            developmental delay, disability, chronic medical conditions,             the population. Follow your passion and put theory into practice,
                                                                                                                                                                            and emotional and mental difficulties.                                   choosing distinctive learning pathways, from bio-medical,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     research and social determinants of population health and equity
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     to Indigenous health, economic factors and global approaches
                                                                                                                                                                            Bachelor of Health Sciences/Master of Physiotherapy                      to health issues, such as obesity and heart disease.
                                                                                                                                                                            Physiotherapists help people to move well, stay well and live
     A global focus on the importance of health has led to a
     growing demand for skilled professionals who can teach                              NO. 1 IN SA IN HEALTH                                                              full lives. Working with people across the lifespan in a variety of
                                                                                                                                                                            settings, from hospitals and rehabilitation centres to community-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Bachelor of Speech Pathology
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Working as a speech pathologist can help people in many ways.

                                                                                         SERVICES & SUPPORT FOR
                                                                                                                                                                            based services such as aged care or sports private practice,
     us to live healthier lives. Flinders can help you become                                                                                                               you will have a highly rewarding career with wide-ranging                Speech pathologists help people whose educational, vocational,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     personal and social functioning is affected by communication or
     one of those professionals.                                                                                                                                            opportunities.

                                                                                         FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     swallowing impairment resulting from developmental difficulties,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     social disadvantage, illness or accident.
     With over 40 years’ experience in disability, speech                                                                                                                   Bachelor of Healthy Ageing (Online)
                                                                                         The Good Universities Guide 2020 (undergraduate), public SA-
                                                                                                                                                                            This degree teaches you foundation skills in ageing studies and
     pathology, and nutrition and dietetics education, and                               founded universities only
                                                                                                                                                                            covers a broad spectrum of knowledge such as experience of
     over 20 years’ experience in audiology, palliative care                                                                                                                ageing, psychological wellbeing and physical activity, along with
                                                                                                                                                                            areas such as elder abuse and neglect, popular culture and
     and health sciences, Flinders is a leader in health                                                                                                                    ageing, and dementia.
     education.

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