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Business Accounting, Banking & Finance | Human Resource Management International Business | Marketing | Sports Management International Business (Wine, Spirits & Tourism) 2023 Flinders.edu.au
Business Business Starting at Flinders Accounting 6 Combined degrees 23 Accounting & Finance 6 Flinders diplomas 23 Banking & Finance 7 Pathways to study 24 Business 7 Student support 26 Human Resource Management 8 Indigenous Admission Scheme 27 International Business 8 Overseas studies & scholarships 28 Management 9 Key dates 29 Marketing 9 How to apply 29 Sports Management 10 Fees & charges 29 Business Economics 10 Glossary 30 Commerce 11 Location & map 31 Finance 11 Finance & Business Economics 12 International Business (Wine, Spirits & Tourism) 12 Flinders University acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the lands on which its campuses are located, spanning across South Australia and the Northern Territory. We honour their Elders and Custodians past, present and emerging. We recognise the three largest Flinders University campuses across South Australia and Northern Territory are located on the lands of the Kaurna (Bedford Park, SA), Arrernte (Alice Springs, NT) and Larrakia (Darwin, NT) Nations. Page 2 - Business 2023
At Flinders, it’s all about your global career Choose your degree “As a first-year student, I have really valued the Flinders University offers a range of flexible degrees across supportive environment and quality of teaching here business, commerce, finance, international relations and political at Flinders. The opportunity to learn from some of science. Choose a degree that reflects your passions and graduate with the skills and knowledge to take your place in an ever-changing the best lecturers in Australia has really accelerated world. Study on campus or choose from a range of topics offered my understanding of business and management online. principles.” Be taught by leaders Lewis Carey Flinders’ Business, International Relations & Political Science Bachelor of Business (Management) degrees are taught by teachers who are leaders in their fields. Our close industry links with leading business partners, practical Work Integrated Learning (WIL) placement opportunities and a strong focus on future business trends will help you graduate job-ready. Our international relations and political science experts will teach you how policies are developed and implemented, preparing you for careers in government, non-government and not-for profit organisations in Australia and abroad. 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. Business industry partners Flinders has close ties to leading industry partners. Your studies will give you the opportunity to work on real-world industry projects alongside major industry organisations. Business 2023 - Page 3
No.1 in Australia for overall experience in Business & Management* * The Good Universities Guide 2021 – overall quality of educational experience (postgraduate) Business Begin a rewarding career A career in business means a career in an industry that influences almost every aspect of the modern world. You could work for an amazing organisation or start your own business journey. Your career could take you anywhere on the planet. Study for success The business world is constantly changing, but new trends and technologies are creating new employment opportunities. Projected employment growth through to November 2025 is strong across multiple business areas, such as: • Business, Human Resource and Marketing Professionals 9.5% • Financial Investment Advisers and Managers 10.8% • Business Administration Managers 9.9% • Human Resource Managers 5.6% Source: 2020 National Skills Commission Projections Real-world experience With state-of-the-art facilities such as our Business Trading Room and practical, real-life industry projects, you’ll have the opportunity to hone your business skills, build networks and develop invaluable skills that will deliver career success. No.1 in SA in Business & Management for full- time employment, learner engagement, overall educational experience and skills development** ** The Good Universities Guide 2022 (undergraduate), public SA-founded universities only Page 4 - Business 2023
Flinders Business Trading Room If you want to understand global markets, there’s only so much you can get from textbooks. You need to be out there, on the trading floor, feeling the noise and excitement, making high- stakes decisions in real time. Welcome to the Business Trading Room. It’s a simulated financial trading centre for students enrolled in Flinders Business degrees. How does it work? The Flinders Business Trading Room is a cutting-edge market simulation program environment. Students can access time-series data on security prices and exchange rates, execute trades in real time and plug into financial modelling that mimics the global derivatives market. The Trading Room is powered by the same tech used by institutional dealing rooms, fund managers and government research departments. It even has mobile and algorithmic trading capabilities. Think of it like Wall Street for beginners. Who can use the Trading Room? The Business Trading Room is built into the curriculum for several Flinders Business degrees, including the Bachelor of Finance, Bachelor of Finance and Business Economics, and Bachelor of Business. “I’ve found all my academics to be very helpful throughout my study. Many of them have a high degree of expertise and experience, which provide very relevant insight to the legal and business fields. Many of my academics are still engaged in the industry, from consultancy to still practising as lawyers. All of my academics have been very easy to communicate with and have always been willing to help.” Nathaniel Ramesh Flinders Business and Law student Business 2023 - Page 5
BUSINESS Bachelor of Accounting Bachelor of Accounting Bachelor of Accounting (Online) and Finance Prepare for a career in accounting or finance with Prepare yourself for a rewarding career in an introduction to the technical and practical accounting and commerce including the analysis, realities of the global marketplace. You will learn interpretation and communication of financial fundamental business concepts and apply them to information. Careers in accounting are available real-world scenarios, developing analytical skills in a broad range of business situations. vital for roles in accounting and business analysis. 3 years full-time 3 years full-time SATAC code 244001 SATAC code 244011 SATAC code (Online) 274105 Part-time available Part-time available Prerequisites None Prerequisites None Deferrable Deferrable Assumed knowledge None Assumed knowledge None Online 2022 selection rank 70.00 2022 selection rank 70.00 Guaranteed entry selection rank 75.00 2022 selection rank (Online) 70.00 TAFElink Dip or above Guaranteed entry selection rank 75.00 Adjustment factors Yes TAFElink Dip or above Adjustment factors Yes • Develop the business analysis and enterprise resource planning skills that employers are seeking. • Get real-world work experience and develop networks through work • Develop skills in accounting principles, financial accounting processes, placements. financial management and corporations law. • Immerse yourself in live industry projects with the New Venture Institute • Succeed in your studies with mentoring and specialised tutor programs. and engage with business in a real-world environment. • Immerse yourself in live industry projects with the New Venture Institute • This degree is accredited by Certified Practising Accountants Australia and engage with business in a real-world environment. (CPA Australia) and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand • This degree is accredited by Certified Practising Accountants Australia (CAANZ). It satisfies the admission requirements of professional bodies (CPA Australia) and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand such as CPA Australia, CAANZ and the Institute of Public Accountants (CAANZ). It satisfies the admission requirements of professional bodies (IPA). such as CPA Australia, CAANZ and the Institute of Public Accountants Career opportunities (IPA). Your degree could open up a range of employment opportunities, Career opportunities including: Your degree could open up a range of employment opportunities, • graduate taxation advisor including: • finance systems graduate • accountant • accountant • graduate consultant • graduate business analyst. • graduate audit analyst Potential employers include: • graduate taxation advisor. • MP Services Potential employers include: • Australian Securities and Investments Commission • PricewaterhouseCoopers • Reserve Bank of Australia • SA Water • Department of Treasury and Finance South Australia. • National Australia Bank • Auditor-General’s Department SA. Page 6 - Business 2023 See back pages for more information on your admission pathways, opportunities to enhance your degree and how to apply.
Bachelor of Banking Bachelor of Business and Finance Bachelor of Business (Online) This degree provides students with the skills and This degree provides you with the fundamental knowledge required by financial institutions, knowledge, contemporary case studies, workplace financial instruments and markets of the financial skills development and live industry experience services sector for managing money, trading stocks to pursue a career in business. You’ll develop real- and managing investments in an institutional setting. world work experience and build networks through work placements and live industry projects. SATAC code 244021 3 years full-time Part-time available 3 years full-time Prerequisites None SATAC code 214761 Assumed knowledge None Deferrable Part-time available SATAC code (Online) 274015 2022 selection rank 70.00 Prerequisites None Deferrable Guaranteed entry selection rank 75.00 Assumed knowledge None Online TAFElink Dip or above 2022 selection rank 60.00 Adjustment factors Yes 2022 selection rank (Online) 65.00 Guaranteed entry selection rank 70.00 Cert IV or TAFElink above • Prepare for leadership roles in accounting, corporate financial analysis, fund management or investment banking. Adjustment factors Yes • Build your personal enterprise skills through targeted electives. • Grow your professional network with our exclusive industry work placements. • Succeed in your studies with free mentoring and specialised tutor • Learn the latest FinTech theory, along with emerging data and analytical programs. models. • Develop valuable work-ready skills through innovative peer-review • Test your market knowledge in the Flinders Business Trading Room. assessment activities. Career opportunities • Enjoy greater flexibility by studying your degree online. Your degree could open up a range of employment opportunities, • Flinders has a series of international exchange links that give you a including: chance to study part of your degree overseas. • investment banker Career opportunities • stockbroker Your degree could open up a range of employment opportunities, • tax agent including: • bank manager • industry analyst • investment analyst • client service executive • chief financial officer. • human resource associate Potential employers include: • marketing manager • accounting firms • graduate commercial analyst. • financial management firms Potential employers include: • investment advisory organisations • KPMG • government departments • Westpac • self-employment. • Austrade • Ruralco Holdings Limited. For more information visit: flinders.edu.au/business Business 2023 - Page 7
BUSINESS Bachelor of Business Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management) (International Business) In this degree, you’ll participate in Work Integrated Bachelor of Business Learning and industry placement programs, engage (International Business) (Online) with business in a real-world environment and learn how to attract, manage, motivate and retain people. Learn how culture, language, political systems and You’ll graduate with the skills and knowledge socio-economic factors affect international business to pursue a specialist career in human resource practice and develop skills for a career that could management. span the globe. You’ll develop advanced skills and knowledge relating to international trade in multinational organisations. 3 years full-time SATAC code 224401 Prerequisites None Part-time available SATAC code 224411 3 years full-time Assumed knowledge None Deferrable SATAC code (Online) 274045 Part-time available 2022 selection rank 65.00 Prerequisites None Deferrable Guaranteed entry selection rank 75.00 Cert IV or Assumed knowledge None Online TAFElink above 2022 selection rank 65.00 Adjustment factors Yes 2022 selection rank (Online) 65.00 Guaranteed entry selection rank 75.00 • Gain practical leadership, planning and decision-making skills. TAFElink Cert IV or above • Learn practical business skills at Flinders’ New Venture Institute. • Get real-world work experience and build networks through work Adjustment factors Yes placements. • Online topics allow you greater flexibility in your studies. • This degree is accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute. • Build your knowledge of international business management, Career opportunities international marketing and import-export theory and practice. Your degree could open up a range of employment opportunities, • Get real-world work experience and build networks through work including: placements. • industrial relations advisor • Enjoy greater flexibility by studying your degree online. • employee services advisor • Participate in Work Integrated Learning and industry placement • human resources manager programs. • labour market analyst/researcher • Immerse yourself in live industry projects and engage with business • graduate employee relations advisor. in a real-world environment. Potential employers include: Career opportunities • Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure Your degree could open up a range of employment opportunities, including: • Randstad • international trade graduate • Australian Unions • international strategy project officer • FairWork Ombudsman. • international marketing officer • export trade facilitator. Potential employers include: • Qantas • Mainfreight • AccorHotels • Department of State Development • not-for-profit organisations • business consulting firms. Page 8 - Business 2023 See back pages for more information on your admission pathways, opportunities to enhance your degree and how to apply.
Bachelor of Business Bachelor of Business (Marketing) (Management) Bachelor of Business (Marketing) Bachelor of Business (Online) (Management) (Online) In this degree, you’ll learn how to understand customers’ wants and needs and how to create, Build the foundations of a rewarding management communicate and deliver products and services. career by combining studies across all areas of You’ll learn practical skills and how to analyse data business practice, including planning, decision- in order to develop marketing strategies across all making, e-business, marketing, and HR and strategic sectors of the economy. management. The practical approach embedded in this degree will prepare you for your career as a business SATAC code 224371 3 years full-time professional who can build and support high- Part-time available SATAC code (Online) 274035 performing teams. Prerequisites None Deferrable Assumed knowledge None Online SATAC code 224361 3 years full-time 2022 selection rank 65.00 SATAC code (Online) 274025 Part-time available 2022 selection rank (Online) 65.00 Prerequisites None Deferrable Guaranteed entry selection rank 75.00 Assumed knowledge None Online Cert IV or TAFElink above 2022 selection rank 65.00 Adjustment factors Yes 2022 selection rank (Online) 65.00 Guaranteed entry selection rank 75.00 Cert IV or • Build skills in new disciplines, such as social media marketing and TAFElink above e-business. Adjustment factors Yes • The internal course is accredited by the Australian Marketing Institute. • Enjoy greater flexibility by studying your degree online. • Participate in Work Integrated Learning and industry placement programs. • Learn the latest business management practices and approaches. • Immerse yourself in live industry projects and engage with business in a • Gain a solid grounding in human resource (HR) and strategic real-world environment. management. Career opportunities • Succeed in your studies with mentoring and specialised tutor programs. Your degree could open up a range of employment opportunities, • Enjoy greater flexibility by studying your degree online. including: • Participate in Work Integrated Learning and industry placement • marketing officer programs. • search engine marketer • Immerse yourself in live industry projects with the New Venture Institute and engage with business in a real-world environment. • customer insights analyst • digital marketing and social media coordinator Career opportunities • market analyst Your degree could open up a range of employment opportunities, • marketing consultant. including: • associate trainee Potential employers include: • business consultant • South Australian Tourism Commission • management trainee • AccorHotels • management consultant. • L’Oreal Australia • Volkswagen Group Australia. Potential employers include: • Australia Post • Boston Consulting Group • Australian Taxation Office • Department for Communities and Social Inclusion. For more information visit: flinders.edu.au/business Business 2023 - Page 9
BUSINESS Bachelor of Business Bachelor of Business Economics (Sports Management) Understanding the principles of economics and how to apply these to the practical needs of business This degree aims to provide students with the will open up a range of career options. In this knowledge and competencies related to a broad degree, you’ll gain a clear understanding of relevant range of business management practices in sport. economic concepts and principles and learn how to It will provide students with the skills to work in respond to changes in the economic environment. a diverse range of sports-related organisational, business development, management and marketing roles. 3 years full-time SATAC code 244061 Prerequisites None Part-time available 3 years full-time SATAC code 244041 Assumed knowledge None Deferrable Prerequisites None Part-time available 2022 selection rank 70.00 Assumed knowledge None Deferrable Guaranteed entry selection rank 75.00 2022 selection rank 65.00 TAFElink Dip or above Guaranteed entry selection rank 75.00 Adjustment factors Yes Cert IV or TAFElink above Adjustment factors Yes • Undertake specialisation topics such as macroeconomics, business forecasting, managerial economics and international business. • Your degree has applications in banking and finance, business analysis, • Learn from Australia’s leading academics and sports management law, journalism and public policy, and market regulation. professionals. • Participate in Work Integrated Learning and industry placement • Get future-ready with hands-on experience with Flinders’ sports industry programs. work. • Flinders has a series of international exchange links that give you a • Examine real-world case studies and live sports management problems. chance to study part of your degree overseas. • Build your contacts through our extensive professional network. • Immerse yourself in live industry projects with the New Venture Institute • Learn practical management skills to boost your employment potential. and engage with business in a real-world environment. Career opportunities Career opportunities Your degree could open up a range of employment opportunities, Your degree could open up a range of employment opportunities, including: including: • premier league coach • junior equity advisor • operations manager • graduate data analyst • middle and senior level manager in sports organisations • industry research analyst • sports marketer • quantitative/econometrics consultant. • sports management consultant Potential employers include: • sports researcher • KPMG • business entrepreneur in sports and recreation. • Westpac Potential employers include: • Commonwealth Bank of Australia • sports clubs and organisations • Australian Prudential Regulation Authority. • local sports clubs • local councils. Page 10 - Business 2023 See back pages for more information on your admission pathways, opportunities to enhance your degree and how to apply.
Bachelor of Commerce Bachelor of Finance Understand the commercial forces that drive the Develop an overall understanding of the applied world and prepare for a great career. This degree finance discipline, financial management and wealth will see you graduate with a broad skillset, prepared creation, and gain extensive subject knowledge for a range of professional, business-related careers in specialised topics such as macroeconomics, in private and public enterprise. financial management and international finance. SATAC code 234201 3 years full-time SATAC code 244091 3 years full-time Prerequisites None Part-time available Prerequisites None Part-time available Assumed knowledge None Deferrable Assumed knowledge None Deferrable 2022 selection rank 65.00 2022 selection rank 70.00 Guaranteed entry selection rank 70.00 Guaranteed entry selection rank 75.00 Cert IV or TAFElink TAFElink Dip or above above Adjustment factors Yes Adjustment factors Yes • Succeed in your studies with mentoring and specialised tutor programs. • Learn about macroeconomics, financial management and international • Build a diversity of work-ready skills by choosing from more than 50 finance. topics designed to equip you with skills valued by employers. • Develop business analysis and enterprise resource planning skills that • Participate in Work Integrated Learning and industry placement employers are seeking. programs. • Get work experience and develop networks through integrated work • Immerse yourself in live industry projects with the New Venture Institute placements. and engage with business in a real-world environment. • Succeed in your studies with mentoring and specialised tutor programs. • Flinders has a series of international exchange links that give you a • Participate in Work Integrated Learning and industry placement chance to study part of your degree overseas. programs. Career opportunities • Immerse yourself in live industry projects with the New Venture Institute and engage with business in a real-world environment. Your degree could open up a range of employment opportunities, including: Career opportunities • client service executive Your degree could open up a range of employment opportunities, • bank officer including: • policy officer • junior equity advisor • business development trainee. • graduate underwriter • corporate finance graduate Potential employers include: • graduate futures/derivatives administrator. • Australian Prudential Regulation Authority • BHP Billiton Potential employers include: • Commonwealth Bank • all sectors of industry and commerce • AAMI Insurance. • international financial firms • the banking sector. For more information visit: flinders.edu.au/business Business 2023 - Page 11
BUSINESS Bachelor of Finance and Bachelor of International Business Business Economics (Wine, Spirits and Tourism) Prepare for a career as an effective financial analyst Studying wine, spirits and tourism at Flinders and executive by being exposed to the Australian prepares you to lead the growing wine, spirits and economic policy framework and how it applies to tourism industries, market their products globally the financial services industry. This degree will give and bring to life new innovations. You will graduate you a firm grasp of rational economic decision- career ready with the course’s unique combination making processes. of business education, sector-specific knowledge and access to industry leaders, industry placements and professional networks. SATAC code 244101 3 years full-time Prerequisites None Part-time available SATAC code 244261 3 years full-time Assumed knowledge None Deferrable Prerequisites None Part-time available 2022 selection rank 70.00 Assumed knowledge None Deferrable Guaranteed entry selection rank 75.00 2022 selection rank 60.00 Online TAFElink Dip or above Guaranteed entry selection rank 75.00 Adjustment factors Yes Cert IV or TAFElink above Adjustment factors Yes • Get real-world work experience and the opportunity to develop business Attendance annually for five to six days for practical networks through integrated work placements. classes is required. • Succeed in your studies with mentoring and specialised tutor programs. • Flinders has a series of international exchange links that give you a chance to study part of your degree overseas. • Participate in Work Integrated Learning and industry placement • Get hands-on experience with four-week industry placements, field trips programs. and study tours across Australia’s leading wine and tourism regions and international wine and spirits trade fairs like ProWein and Vinitaly, where • Immerse yourself in live industry projects with the New Venture Institute you can witness and analyse wine, spirits and tourism projects. and engage with business in a real-world environment. • Learn from real-life industry experts based in Australia and all over the Career opportunities world. Your degree could open up a range of employment opportunities, • Learn how to judge the quality of wine and spirits and understand their including: history and heritage in a dedicated sensory lab. • corporate finance graduate • Graduate with a WSET Level Two Award in Wines qualification • graduate data analyst embedded within the degree, offered in partnership with TAFE SA. • graduate financial advisor • Access unique and forward-looking topics in wine, spirits and tourism • graduate futures/derivatives administrator. specifically developed for this degree. Potential employers include: Career opportunities • AMP Services Your degree could open up a range of employment opportunities, • Australian Prudential Regulation Authority including: • Australian Securities and Investments Commission • business manager – strategy and exporting • Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure. • cellar door manager • international marketing manager • export manager • events or resort manager • retail or sales manager • wine store manager. Potential employers include: • wine and spirits companies • distributors – importer/exporter • hotels and resorts • government and industry associations • restaurants and hospitality. Page 12 - Business 2023 See back pages for more information on your admission pathways, opportunities to enhance your degree and how to apply.
COMBINED DEGREES Explore your interests and unlock more career opportunities by combining degrees. Combining your degree with a qualification in another discipline will help you develop specialised abilities to stand out from the pack. Studying a combined degree at Flinders is the key to enhancing your career opportunities. Find out about combining these qualifications: Bachelor of Psychological Science/Bachelor Bachelor of Psychological Science/Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management) of Business (Marketing) SATAC CODE 224651 SATAC CODE 224651 Learn how to manage an organisation effectively. Develop an Learn how to market to people effectively by understanding how understanding of psychology and apply it to human resource management. psychology influences their decisions. Bachelor of Health Sciences For a full list of combined degree options visit (Health Management)/Bachelor of Business flinders.edu.au/combineddegrees (Human Resource Management) SATAC CODE 244351 This degree will prepare you to acquire, manage and retain employees within contemporary health organisations and other frameworks. For more information visit: flinders.edu.au/business Business 2023 - Page 13
Live industry project Enhance your career prospects with real business experience At Flinders you will gain genuine experience in today’s business world. Flinders Business provides every student with the opportunity to work on real-life consulting projects with our industry partners. Students are supported by business leaders and mentors to deliver real value to their client. Be part of this exciting opportunity and gain valuable experience including: • learning to pitch your ideas and recommendations to a real client • developing your consulting, project management and presentation skills • working in a dynamic team with a range of skills and perspectives on ‘real-world’ business challenges • developing invaluable and transferable skills that will enhance your career prospects. Find out more flinders.edu.au/business Page 14 - Business 2023
Graduate work-ready with practical business experience Go beyond theory and gain real-world insights into the day-to-day operations of business. With over 350 partner organisations, Flinders Business guarantees you a practical work placement that will give you invaluable workplace experience. Flinders also provides you with the opportunity to work on real-life consulting projects with our industry partners. You’ll be supported by business leaders and mentors to deliver real value to their clients and to enhance your own career prospects. Opportunities range from placement in smaller organisations to one of the Big Four accounting firms, internationally recognised FMCG brands, banking and finance institutions, and South Australian state and local government departments. Our key partners include BankSA, Bendigo Bank, BT Financial Group, Ernst & Young (EY), Hudson, McDonald’s and PricewaterhouseCoopers. For more information visit: flinders.edu.au/business Business 2023 - Page 15
Starting at Flinders One of the world’s top universities, Flinders offers students a supportive, inclusive education in an unrivalled study environment. Flinders is ranked in the top 2% of universities in the world* * THE World University Rankings 2022 as a percentage of the total number of universities in the world according to the International Association of Universities Page 16 - Business 2023
Get more out Begin your of your study journey to a successful career Combined degrees Flinders diplomas Combining your degree with a qualification in another discipline will Flinders’ diploma-level qualifications give you the chance to experience give you more expertise and expand your career prospects. Studying a university life without having to commit to long-term study. combined degree at Flinders will help you stand out from the crowd. A The one-year Diploma in Business, Diploma in Laws, or Diploma in Arts combined degree is a combination of two Flinders bachelor degrees. give you the chance to explore a range of interests, and successful As a combined degree graduate you will have two qualifications in just completion allows you to apply for up to one year of credit towards a range one to one-and-a-half years of extra study. of bachelor degrees, and guaranteed entry to the following courses: Our combined degree programs are designed to enhance your • Bachelor of Archaeology educational, academic and professional qualifications while minimising the cost and length of your studies. Flinders’ combined degrees allow • Bachelor of Arts you to undertake in-depth study in exciting combinations that aren’t • Bachelor of Business usually available in single degrees. • Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management, International flinders.edu.au/combineddegrees Business, Management, Marketing, Sports Management) • Bachelor of Business Economics • Bachelor of Creative Industries (Digital Media, Film and Television, Interactive Design, Theatre and Performance, Writing and Publishing, Festivals and Arts Production) • Bachelor of Disability and Community Inclusion • Bachelor of Disability and Developmental Education • Bachelor of Engineering Science • Bachelor of Information Technology • Bachelor of International Business (Wine, Spirits and Tourism) • Bachelor of International Relations and Political Science • Bachelor of Law and Society • Bachelor of Laws • Bachelor of Laws (Honours) • Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice • Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Honours) • Bachelor of Science Standard University admission requirements apply. flinders.edu.au/diplomas Business 2023 - Page 17
Pathways to study Whether you are a school leaver or returning to study at a later date, there are many ways to gain admission to Flinders University. Explore your options and find the entry path that’s right for you. If you have secondary education Year 12 Entry uniTEST Most Year 12 applicants enter university via the traditional entry method, If you’re in Year 12, uniTEST is available to enhance your chances of where offers are made to eligible applicants with the highest selection getting into Flinders. We will select students based on their Year 12 rank until all places in the degree are filled. Your selection rank is used by results (60% weighting toward the ATAR selection rank) and uniTEST Flinders to assess your admission to a course and is based on your ATAR results (40%). Flinders will also consider applicants based on their plus any adjustment factors for which you are eligible. uniTEST results (100%) as a standalone entry score (subject to SACE completion and any course prerequisites or specific admissions satac.edu.au requirements). If you take the test and don’t do well, we will only consider your highest selection rank. Guaranteed entry If you achieve an ATAR equal to or above the published guaranteed entry flinders.edu.au/unitest selection rank (and you meet course prerequisites) you will be guaranteed a place at Flinders. We offer guaranteed entry for most courses. If you haven’t achieved the results you expected If you haven’t achieved the results you expected in Year 12, there are a Indigenous Admission Scheme number of pathways to your preferred degree. You can start studying The Indigenous Admission Scheme provides an alternative pathway for one course and move to another via internal transfer or Flinderslink. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, who may not have been able flinders.edu.au/study/pathways/flinderslink to gain entry to university by traditional means, with the opportunity to study at Flinders. See page 27 for further details. Elite Athlete Pathway If you’ve officially represented your school or state at a national level competition, we’ll consider your school’s recommendation about your academic potential when you apply. flinders.edu.au/study/sport/elite-athletes Research Project B Pathway If you have strong results in the Research Project B subject you will be considered for entry into Flinders on the basis of your Year 12 results and Research Project B performance. flinders.edu.au/study/pathways/year-12-entry/research-project School Recommendation Program We may consider your school’s recommendation about your academic performance as part of your admission into Flinders. Page 18 - Business 2023
If you have work and If you have some life experience higher education Foundation Studies Tertiary Transfer The Foundation Studies program has been designed to introduce you to If you have completed at least one semester of full-time equivalent study university study in a supportive learning environment. Open to people at university, you may be able to transfer to study at Flinders University from all backgrounds, Foundation Studies provides a pathway to gain using your grade point average (GPA). entry to most degrees at Flinders and offers guaranteed entry into some degrees. TAFElink flinders.edu.au/study/pathways/foundation-studies Flinders offers guaranteed entry to selected degrees for applicants who have completed a TAFE/VET certificate IV or higher-level qualification, Military Pathways as long as degree prerequisites are met. Use your military service in the Australian Defence Force as a pathway to flinders.edu.au/tafelink a Flinders University degree. TAFE SA Dual Offers flinders.edu.au/study/pathways/military-veterans Flinders University together with TAFE SA offer over 45 dual offer Adult Entry pathways in various disciplines. The adult entry scheme enables people aged 18 years and over to apply to study at Flinders via the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT). Applications are made via SATAC. www.satac.edu.au/stat Alternatively, you may wish to consider an undergraduate certificate or diploma. These shorter courses allow you the opportunity to explore your interests and to progress to further study. Certificate courses are Commonwealth supported. flinders.edu.au/pathways Business 2023 - Page 19
Student support Whatever you decide to study at Flinders, we’re always here to help you succeed. Careers & Employability Service Horizon Award The Careers and Employability Service helps give you the edge in your The Flinders Horizon Award program sits alongside your academic studies; career. CareerHub, our online employment portal, offers personalised job it is an innovative program that provides further opportunities to develop opportunities, career planning, programs to help you broaden your skills your professional skills and gain new experiences and insights that will and experience, access to employer events and career-related resources. benefit you now and in your future career. Whatever you are studying, CareerHub can help you find your direction flinders.edu.au/horizon and start your career. flinders.edu.au/careers Transition to university Starting at university is a big step; let’s make it easier. The Student Learning Flinders Connect Centre provides a range of services from writing and mathematics support Flinders Connect can help with everything from enrolment and fees to to assistance with study and time-management skills. exams and graduation. You can also access Flinders Connect for specialist students.flinders.edu.au/study-support/slc services in admissions, careers and IT help. A range of support services is also available. Yungkurrinthi Student Engagement flinders.edu.au/flindersconnect Yungkurrinthi Student Engagement is committed to increasing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student access, participation, retention and Flinders Library success at Flinders University. Providing a range of services and supports Our extensive library is more than a book repository. We provide a range for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, our team of highly of services such as computing and printing, document delivery and one- qualified staff is dedicated to supporting you throughout your student on-one librarian appointments for assistance with search strategies and journey. finding resources for your assignments. flinders.edu.au/study/indigenous-students library.flinders.edu.au Flinders Living Flinders is the only university in Adelaide that gives you the opportunity to live on campus, and both University Hall and Deirdre Jordan Village are located within the Bedford Park campus. The wide range of social, sporting and community activities also enhances the student experience at Flinders Living. flinders.edu.au/living Flinders University Student Association The Flinders University Student Association (FUSA) continues a long tradition of active student involvement and represents the rights and interests of students. FUSA manages social events, non-sporting clubs and societies, and the student publication Empire Times, and helps with academic, administrative and welfare issues. fusa.edu.au Health, Counselling and Disability Services Managing your health is important. We have facilities and services available to help you look after your physical and mental health. flinders.edu.au/hcd Page 20 - Business 2023
Indigenous Admission Scheme The Indigenous Admission Scheme provides an alternative pathway for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, who may not have been able to gain entry to university by traditional means, with the opportunity to study at Flinders. Are you eligible? To be eligible for the Indigenous Admission Scheme you must be an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person in accordance with the Commonwealth definition, which requires you to: • be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, and • identify as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, and • be accepted as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander in the community in which you live or have lived. You may be currently studying Year 12 or be a non-school leaver. How to apply 1. Apply for the course you want to study through the South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre (SATAC). You will get an application number from SATAC that you will need for your Indigenous Admission application form. 2. Complete the Indigenous Admission Scheme Application form online (flinders.edu.au/indigenousadmissions). If you are having trouble completing an online application, you can request a paper based “I originally chose Flinders as they application via email@example.com or call us on 08 8201 3033. have one of the best facilities for 3. An interview is part of the application process, but you will be notified future teachers and fantastic student about this. engagement. Studying at Flinders has been a wonderful experience that has Application and interview dates given me the opportunity to discover First round applications close late November and second round what I truly want into the future while applications close early January for semester 1. For our midyear intake to a number of courses, applications close in June. also providing me with support in every way imaginable. Flinders and flinders.edu.au/indigenousadmissions Yungkurrinthi have given me the opportunity to meet others with similar ambitions and goals as myself and find the benefit of an education in places I would never have thought to look. As a proud Indigenous woman, I want to use my degree to work in First Nation communities to help our young people make it through their high schooling experience and onto their own future aspirations.” Emilee Pyrke Bachelor of Arts, Conditional entry to Master of Teaching (Secondary) Business 2023 - Page 21
Study abroad/ scholarships Over 450 scholarships worth $2.4 million in total – ranging from $1,000 to $20,000. Take your studies “I always knew I wanted to study overseas at some stage during my degree. A semester exchange gave overseas me the chance to complete topics that weren’t available in my home Why wait until you graduate to explore the world? Flinders’ Learn Without university and experience life in Borders could see you studying overseas, gaining a unique perspective and a city that is very different to my immersing yourself in a different culture, language and lifestyle. Our global own. Having completed a semester study programs are designed to allow students to take their Flinders study overseas, I now have an edge over overseas and earn academic credit toward their Flinders program. With 70+ overseas partner universities, why wait until you graduate to see the the countless other students that are world? completing the same degree as me and have formed memories that will flinders.edu.au/learn-without-borders always stay with me.” Annelise Smith Explore Flinders Bachelor of Business (Advanced Leadership) scholarships Flinders offers a generous range of scholarships for students in undergraduate courses. With over 450 available scholarships, including “The Wyndham Richardson scholarships to students from low socio-economic backgrounds, students Scholarship Fund has been invaluable from rural and regional areas, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander to reduce the financial pressure during students, you may be eligible for support that will help you achieve your goals at university. studies, especially now that I am in the later years of my degree.” flinders.edu.au/scholarships Ryan Rowston Bachelor of Computer Science Wyndham Richardson Scholarship Fund recipient Page 22 - Business 2023
How to When can apply I start? Flinders offers two admissions cycles each year for undergraduate degrees. Check the application dates Semester 1 – March start Applicants need to apply through the South Australian Tertiary Applications open in August for commencement the following year. Admissions Centre (SATAC) satac.edu.au Semester 2* – July start Mid-year applications open in August for commencement in July the Read the course information following year. • check the admission criteria * Not all degrees are offered for semester 2. • check the prerequisites • check assumed knowledge and additional admission criteria Key dates • consider combined degrees Flinders Open Days: August 2022 • consider pathways to your degree Semester 1 2023 start date: 27 February 2023 Semester 1 Orientation week: 20 February 2023 Visit us Semester 2 2023 start date: 24 July 2023 • attend Flinders Open Days Semester 2 Orientation week: 24 July 2023 • check other upcoming events at events.flinders.edu.au Fees and charges Your course fees – Commonwealth support Contact us if you have any questions All our courses list indicative fees, but as an undergraduate student your • call 1300 354 633 (local call cost) course is Commonwealth supported provided you’re an eligible Australian • email firstname.lastname@example.org citizen, New Zealand citizen or permanent resident. Your course being Commonwealth supported means that your course Apply fees are shared between the Australian government and you – with your • apply through SATAC at satac.edu.au portion being the student contribution amount. • apply for scholarships at flinders.edu.au/scholarships • lodge separate Indigenous Admission Scheme (if applicable) at HECS-HELP loan flinders.edu.au/indigenousadmissions You won’t have to pay your fees up-front if you’re an Australian citizen or holder of a permanent humanitarian visa. You can get a HECS-HELP loan Accept your offer for your student contribution portion of your uni fees. Find out more about Enrol in your subject/topics at costs to plan for while you’re at uni at students.flinders.edu.au/my-course/enrolment flinders.edu.au/fees Business 2023 - Page 23
Glossary This is There are many terms used within a university that may be unfamiliar or confusing. Below are a few terms that may need explanation. Flinders Admission pathway Flinders’ huge main campus features an award-winning hub and plaza, with retail, food outlets and a state-of-the-art sport and fitness centre. Any one of the options available to a prospective higher education Take a virtual tour of Flinders University and explore our amazing student that will enable them to meet the entry requirements of their locations. It’s the next best thing to being here! chosen courses. flinders.edu.au/vr ATAR The Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) is a ranking from 30 (lowest) to 99.95 (highest) agreed by COAG as a nationally equivalent The Flinders railway line is now open measure of a person’s relative academic ranking within their complete age cohort in the year they graduated from senior secondary school. The new Flinders train line has made travel easier and more Adjustment factors convenient than ever, linking Bedford Park to our Tonsley campus and the Adelaide city centre, now just 22 minutes away. Often referred to previously as ‘bonus points’, these are additional points that may be used in combination with an applicant’s ATAR to derive a person’s course selection rank. Defer Delaying the start of a course of study by one year (commencing students only). If you have already enrolled, then you need to withdraw from topics before you can defer. Guaranteed entry selection rank Achieve a selection rank equal to or above the published guaranteed entry selection rank and you’ll be guaranteed a place at Flinders. Major A sequence of topics required to be taken as defined in your course rule, normally across all years of a course. Minor A sequence of topics required to be taken as defined in your course rule, generally as part of a major. Offer round/s Refers to the series of dates on which offers of higher education places are issued to applicants throughout the year, whether through a tertiary admission centre or directly by a higher education provider. Selection rank The ranking that tertiary admission centres and most universities actually use to assess admission to a course. A person’s course selection rank can include their ATAR, any adjustments they are eligible for, such as equity or subject adjustments, other contributions calculated on the basis of work experience or previous non-secondary study, portfolio assessments, results of the Special Tertiary Admissions Test, other supplementary tests, etc. Page 24 - Business 2023
NORTH ADELAIDE Grange Rd North BOTANIC PARK Magill Rd Tap Adelaide Central Train Station leys HENLEY Norwood Parade H BEACH ADELAIDE ill R d Kensington Road NORWOOD 23 mins Henley Victoria Beach Square 26 mins VICTORIA B PARK Greenhill Rd 24 mins ADELAIDE AIRPORT GOODWOOD Fullarton Rd King William Rd Goodwood Rd FULLARTON GLENELG Key Glenelg Flinders University Campus Locations Morphett Rd Beach Dia 16 mins go Daws Rd Hospital na lR d Buses (including loop buses) PASADENA BELAIR Flinders campus loop: 16 minutes Tonsley loop to Bedford Park: 15 minutes Brighton Rd Tonsley Tonsley Station (20 minutes to CBD) 7 mins Flinders Station (22 minutes to CBD) Brighton Beach 13 mins Westfield Train Lines Marion Sturt Rd BLACKWOOD STURT Sturt Main Roads (25 minutes to CBD) Shopping Centre SOUTH Flinders BRIGHTON Medical Centre Bedford Park Business 2023 - Page 25
Flinders for Business Contact us Our friendly staff are available to answer your questions: 1300 354 633 (local call cost) | email@example.com | flinders.edu.au/ask International students should contact: +61 8 8201 2727 | flinders.edu.au/international | INTLAdmissions@flinders.edu.au Flinders.edu.au Every effort has been made to ensure the information in this brochure is accurate at the time of publication: March 2022. Flinders University reserves the right to alter any course or topic contained herein without prior notice. Alterations are reflected in the course information available on the University’s website. CRICOS No. 00114A
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