COURSE GUIDE / 2020 - INTERNATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE & POSTGRADUATE DEGREES - FLINDERS UNIVERSITY

COURSE GUIDE / 2020 - INTERNATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE & POSTGRADUATE DEGREES - FLINDERS UNIVERSITY
COURSE GUIDE / 2020
INTERNATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE & POSTGRADUATE DEGREES




                                                     flinders.edu.au/international
COURSE GUIDE / 2020 - INTERNATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE & POSTGRADUATE DEGREES - FLINDERS UNIVERSITY
Go Beyond with
Flinders University
Ranked in the world’s top
300 universities, Flinders
University is everything a
modern university should be –
progressive, student focused
and career minded.
                                                       THE World University Rankings 2019
It is everything you need to
Go Beyond the ordinary, and
achieve the extraordinary.
Going beyond starts with thinking beyond. At
Flinders you’ll study in state-of-the-art facilities
alongside like-minded individuals who will
challenge and inspire you to search for new
knowledge, to be innovative, entrepreneurial and
enterprising, and to create ideas that will make a
                                                                                                            I am delighted that               Studying at Flinders gives you the opportunity to enjoy a truly Australian experience, at an outstanding
                                                                                                                                              university with a vision to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in
difference.
                                                                                                            you’re considering                contemporary education, and the source of Australia’s most enterprising graduates.

We measure our success by yours. Therefore,                                                                                                   At Flinders, we believe in going beyond. To us, this means challenging traditional ways of thinking
to help you succeed and go beyond, you will                                                                 study at Flinders                 and embracing emerging opportunities. It means striving to be better, asking the hard questions, and
find world-class international student support                                                                                                working towards answers that will help make a difference. Going beyond will equip you with the skills
services from before you arrive until you graduate.                                                         University.                       and knowledge you need to thrive and to graduate ready for a career in tomorrow’s workplace – or to
                                                                                                                                              create your own future thanks to our business incubator, the best in the Asia Pacific* .
Flinders is invested in your future. Our degrees
are designed to help you go beyond just learning,                                                                                             Flinders University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, learning and research that has spread
to earning, through industry-linked and accredited                                                                                            across the globe. Your studies will be driven by world-class research, you’ll work with acclaimed
degrees, professional placement opportunities,                                                                                                lecturers and academics, and our strong industry links will help give you the experience you need to
industry projects and mentoring programs.                                                                                                     accelerate your career.
                                                                                                                                              Flinders is ranked 43 in the Asia Pacific and in the top 2% of the more than 18,500 universities in the
                                                                                                                                              world**. We’ve set ourselves a goal to expand our global reach through international collaborations
                                                                                                                                              in research and education, and to continue to be actively engaged with business, industry and
                                                                                                                                              communities around the world.
                                                                                                                                              I understand that making the choice to study internationally is a big decision, but I’m confident you’ll
                                                                                                                                              love your time in South Australia. I moved to Adelaide in 2015, and I’ve found it to be a wonderful,
                                                                                                                                              vibrant city with beautiful beaches, incredible countryside and a multicultural atmosphere.
                                                                                                                                              When you arrive at Flinders you’ll have the opportunity to meet, study and exchange ideas with more
                                                                                                                                              than 20,000 Australian students, and gain a truly international perspective with over 5,400 students
                                                                                                                                              from over 90 countries. You can be confident you’ll receive the support, encouragement and resources
                                                                                                                                              you need to grow, learn and enjoy an extraordinary Australian university experience.
                                                                                                                                              We look forward to you joining us.




                                                                                                                                              Professor Colin Stirling
                                                                                                                                              Vice-Chancellor and President                                           * UBI World Benchmark Study 2018
                                                                                                                                              Flinders University                                                     **THE World University Rankings 2019


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Flinders in Adelaide
                                                                                               Take a virtual tour of Flinders University and explore our
                                                                                               amazing locations. It’s the next best thing to being here!   ADELAIDE CBD (23 mins)
                                                       GLENELG (11 mins)       ADELAIDE
                                     BEACH (11 mins)                        INTERNATIONAL      flinders.edu.au/vr
                                                                           AIRPORT (25 mins)
                 MARION SHOPPING
                  CENTRE (11 mins)

                                                                                                                                                                   Key
                                                                                                                                                                         Student Hub & Plaza

                                                                                                                                                                         Sturt campus

                                                                                                                                                                         Victoria Square

                                                                                                                                                                         Tonsley
                                                                                                                                                                         Flinders Medical
                                                                                                                                                                         Centre
                                                                                                                                                                         Flinders Living

                                                                                                                                                                         Central Library

                                                                                                                                                                         Playing fields

                                                                                                                                                                         Bedford Park and
                                                                                                                                                                         Tonsley campus
                                                                                                                                                                         Loop buses
                                                                                                                                                                         Flinders campus loop:
                                                                                                                                                                         16 minutes
                                                                                                                                                                         Tonsley loop to Bedford
                                                                                                                                                                         Park: 15 minutes
                                                                                                                                                                         Tonsley train line
                                                                                                                                                                         (40 minutes to CBD)




Contents
03     Flinders in Adelaide
04     Facts about Flinders
05     About Flinders
08     Research
09     Adelaide
13     Our locations
14     Campus experience
19     Services and support
20     Accommodation
24     Study areas
44     Undergraduate course index                                                                                                                              Our solar car park has over 4,000
52     Postgraduate course index
                                                                                                                                                               solar panels, providing almost 20%
58     Applying to Flinders
                                                                                                                                                               of Bedford Park’s electricity needs
Bedford Park skyline
COURSE GUIDE / 2020 - INTERNATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE & POSTGRADUATE DEGREES - FLINDERS UNIVERSITY
Established in 1966

26,101                                                                 2,635                                              5,400                                                                                                            Flinders is
students                                                                staff                                             enrolments from more
                                                                                                                          than 90 countries
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           progressive
100,000 + 300 +
alumni in 120 countries                                                 undergraduate, postgraduate
                                                                        and research degrees
Staff, student and enrolment numbers are preliminary figures based on 2018 data and subject to change.




No.1 South Australian                                                                             Over 90% of Flinders University
university for overall                                                                            international students are satisfied                                                    Every day at Flinders                              Flinders’ New Venture Institute                        Global impact
experience                                                                                        with our student support services                                                       University, we search for                          Based in Flinders’ $120m state-of-the-art Tonsley
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             hub, the New Venture Institute (NVI) accelerates
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Flinders has been recognised many times on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    the world stage, with researchers contributing

QILT Student Experience Survey 2018, public SA-founded universities only
                                                                                                                                                                                          greater understanding                              graduate careers by bringing together students,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             businesses, educators and researchers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    to global studies in fields as varied as cancer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    research, autonomous vehicles and maritime
                                                                                                  International Student Barometer, 2018, calculated as an average
                                                                                                                                                                                          and ideas that will make a                         Flinders’ New Venture Institute has trained over
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    archaeology. Flinders’ combination of practical,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    industry-linked education paired with leading
                                                                                                                                                                                          difference to our world.                           3,500 individuals, and has been involved in over
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             380 student projects and 270 start-ups. The NVI
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    research has led to high international rankings in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    multiple disciplines.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             will put you on the cutting edge of business. You’ll
                                                                                                                                                                                          As a globally recognised                           gain an understanding of the forces of disruption,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             new technology and business models to succeed          Socially responsible
                                                                                                                                                                                          and highly ranked university,                      in the industries of today, and challenge the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             industries of tomorrow.                                Many Flinders graduates study real-world
                                                                                                                                                                                          research and creative                              Find out how innovation and enterprise topics
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    problems in real-world situations. We prepare
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    students with the knowledge and tools they will
                                                                                                                                                                                          endeavour have been at the                         can help supercharge your career:
No.1 South Australian                                                                             2016 & 2018 South
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    need to make a positive impact on the world.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             flinders.edu.au/innovation                             Flinders’ mission is to change lives and change
                                                                                                                                                                                          core of our identity since                                                                                the world.

university for teaching                                                                           Australian International                                                                inception.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Building my startup company was inspired by
quality, learning engagement                                                                      Student of the Year                                                                     Flinders works closely with                                                                               one of the topics in my course: International
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Marketing and Export Management. It was
                                                                                                                                                                                          industry and the community
and student support
                                                                                                  Study Adelaide 2016, 2018
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    my assignment but I wanted it to be more
QILT Student Experience Survey 2018, public SA-founded universities only
                                                                                                                                                                                          to provide practical                                                                                      than just another assignment, and I got a lot
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    of support from the lecturer to establish my
                                                                                                                                                                                          education supported by                                                                                    startup.
                                                                                                                                                                                          leading research, in state-of-                                                                            Juni Hezi Romansyah
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Master of Business (International Business)
                                                                                                                                                                                          the-art facilities.                                                                                       Sri Lanka




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Flinders is                                                                                                         Flinders is
                                                       student focused                                                                                                     career minded
                                                       No.1                                                                                                                                                                       No.1
At Flinders we are focused on                                                                                                                                              Invested in your future
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Flinders and CDW Studios
student success and provide                                                                                                                                                A university degree provides you with more job

a wide range of specialist                                                                                    SA university for                                            options. But a globally recognised, industry-
                                                                                                                                                                           accredited Flinders degree prepares you for a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ranked No. 1 in the world for
international services and                                                                                    overall experience                                           satisfying career in your chosen area.
                                                                                                                                                                           Gain specialised skills and knowledge while
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        digital media 2017 & 2018
programs to support your                               *The Good Universities Guide 2019, public SA-founded universities only
                                                                                                                                                                           developing portable qualities like independent
                                                                                                                                                                           thinking, communication, collaboration, ethics         The Rookies, Best Creative Media and Entertainment Schools report 2017, 2018

transition into study at                                                                                                                                                   and creativity – qualities shared by innovators,
                                                                                                                                                                           entrepreneurs, pioneers, creators and trailblazers.
Flinders and life in Adelaide.                                                                                                                                             Flinders has a high level of industry connections
                                                                                                                                                                           with global leaders including CISCO and BAE
You’ll find world-class support                                                                                                                                            Systems, which means you’ll have the opportunity
                                                                                                                                                                           to take up practical placements and graduate job
services from before you                                                                                                                                                   ready and ahead of the curve.


arrive until you graduate,                                                                                                                                                 Gain practical work experience
academic and English                                                                                                                                                       Flinders aims to provide every student with
                                                                                                                                                                           access to a Work-Integrated Learning (WIL)
language assistance, prayer/                                                                                                                                               opportunity during their studies through
                                                                                                                                                                           placements, practicums, field studies, and
multi-faith rooms and a                                                                                                                                                    simulated workplace activities. Work-Integrated
                                                                                                                                                                           Learning will give you valuable industry skills,
personalised learning approach                                                                                                                                             build your professional network and give you the

designed specifically top help                                                                                                                                             opportunity to experience work in a professional
                                                                                                                                                                           Australian environment. Your WIL experience will

you succeed.                                                                                                                                                               help you graduate career-ready.


                                                                                                                    Studying at Flinders is a truly international          Industry connections                                             For the second year in a row,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Flinders and CDW Studios
                                                                                                                    experience. The diversity of lecturers and
The Flinders experience                                Student Learning Centre (SLC)                                students I get to interact with each day
                                                                                                                                                                           Flinders’ local and international industry
                                                                                                                                                                           partnerships help you gain real-world experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            have been named the world’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            best Digital Illustration
At Flinders, we value our people, and our people       The Student Learning Centre provides learning                                                                       in practical situations.                                         School in the global Rookies
                                                                                                                    helped me to broaden my knowledge and                                                                                   rankings. Learn from industry
value the Flinders experience. Our students have       support for students, ranging from writing and
given us five stars in overall experience, student-    mathematics support to assistance with study
                                                                                                                    experiences in ways I thought was not                                                                                   professionals who have
teacher ratio, learning resources, and skills          and time-management skills. SLC also offers a                possible. This exposure and knowledge                  Mentoring                                                        worked with companies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            such as Disney, Blizzard
development (The Good University Guide 2019),          free program to support students who need to                 will not only help me move up my chosen                The Flinders Ignite Mentoring Program will help
and our alumni remain engaged and part of the          improve their English in the academic context.                                                                                                                                       Entertainment, Rising Sun
Flinders family for years after they’ve received
                                                                                                                    career path but also help me create lifelong           you in many ways. Peer mentors understand the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Pictures, WETA, Wizards of
                                                                                                                                                                           student world, and are ready to help guide you
their degrees.                                                                                                      friendships.                                                                                                            the Coast and Lego.
                                                       Flinders Connect                                             Mahoshadi De Silva
                                                                                                                                                                           through every aspect of the transition to university
                                                                                                                                                                           life. A peer mentor will share their knowledge,                  Image by: Thomas Den Dekker,
International Student Services                         If you need help, Flinders Connect has a team of
                                                       knowledgeable staff who you can talk to online,
                                                                                                                    Master of Business (International Business)
                                                                                                                    Sri Lanka
                                                                                                                                                                           expertise and experience to help you get the most
                                                                                                                                                                           out of your time at Flinders.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            CDW/Flinders student


(ISS)                                                  via phone or face-to-face. You can also access
                                                       Flinders Connect for specialist assistance in                                                                                                                                                                                         My degree placement allowed me to gain
International Student Services is the first point      careers, IT and a range of support services.                                                                        Find the job you want                                                                                             exposure to the world of research through
of contact for international students and offers
a range of programs supporting your enrolment,
study and social life, as well as a referral service
                                                       flinders.edu.au/flindersconnect                                                                                     Flinders’ CareerHub, our online employment
                                                                                                                                                                           portal, helps you prepare for and find the job
                                                                                                                                                                           you want. It’s your one-stop shop, offering
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           CDW
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           STUDIOS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             my placement at Australia’s premier research
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             facility, CSIRO. This placement led me to the
to facilities on campus and within the local
                                                                                                                                                                           personalised job opportunities and access to                    SCHOOL OF VISUAL EFFECTS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             next phase of my career. Flinders employs
community.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 AND ENTERTAINMENT DESIGN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             some of the world’s most renowned
                                                                                                                                                                           employer events and career-related resources.
flinders.edu.au/iss                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          hydro-geologists and I am able to network
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             with some of the best brains in the field.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Olanrewaju Abiodun (Lanre)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Master of Research
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Nigeria



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Welcome to Adelaide,
                                                                                                                                       South Australia
                                                                                                                                       Adelaide is one of the most
                                                                                                                                       liveable cities in the world.
                                                                                                                                       It is safe, beautiful, has
                                                                                                                                       excellent public transport,


                           World-class
                                                                                                                                       and is one of Australia’s most
                                                                                                                                       affordable cities. Studying
                                                                                                                                       in Adelaide gives you a

                           research                                                                                                    quality of life you won’t find
                                                                                                                                       anywhere else in Australia.
                                                                                                                                       Choosing to live in Adelaide and study at
                                                                                                                                       Flinders not only gives you a world-class
To Go Beyond, a great      Through research and research-led
                           teaching, we build and develop knowledge
                                                                                Our research spans areas such as:
                                                                                • autonomous vehicles
                                                                                                                                       education, it offers invaluable life experiences
                                                                                                                                       too. Adelaide is alive and vibrant. With
university needs great     and capabilities that improve lives and
                           enhance society.
                                                                                • clean technology                                     comedy and music festivals, art galleries,
                                                                                • energetic materials                                  outdoor sporting events, exciting restaurants                           ADELAIDE
research. As a student,    Our Medical Device Research Institute develops,      • health and medical                                   and cafés, there are always passions to follow
                           tests and makes available practical tools to                                                                beyond study.
you need to be confident   assist people with both physical and cognitive
                                                                                • labour and industry transformation studies
                           disabilities.                                        • marine and maritime research                         flinders.edu.au/international/living-in-
that you’re learning                                                            • medical devices                                      adelaide
                           Flinders’ molecular technologists are working
in the best possible       with industry to create more effective products
                                                                                • nanotechnology and analytical chemistry
                                                                                • people and society
                           and cleaner industries, and Flinders’ cultural and
environment.               humanities researchers are opening the world         • psychology and neuroscience
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Helpful links
                           of the creative arts to new analysis with their      • water and the environment.
Flinders delivers.         e-research initiatives.                                                                                                                                               studyadelaide.com
                                                                                Flinders’ research has a positive impact,
                                                                                                                                                                                                 southaustralia.com
flinders.edu.au/research                                                        not just on your learning, but on the world
                                                                                around us.


                           WINNER                                               The academics are accomplished and have
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Glenelg Beach



                           OF 5 TALL                                            attained mastery within their respective
                                                                                fields.


                           POPPY
                                                                                Anthony Salerno
                                                                                Flinders Bachelor of Education/Bachelor of Science
                                                                                student




                           SCIENCE                                              Flinders is a significant and growing presence
                                                                                in research and innovation in Australia and

                           AWARDS                                               internationally. We engage closely with
                                                                                industry partners and end-users to ensure
                                                                                that our research makes a difference.

                           2018
                                                                                                                                       Koalas at Cleland Wildlife Park
                                                                                Professor Robert Saint
                                                                                Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)



                           Australian Institute of
                           Policy and Science
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Adelaide.
                                                           Designed for life                                                                                                                                          Adelaide Oval




Adelaide, the capital city of
South Australia, has been
consistently named as one of
the top 10 most liveable cities
in the world.
Economist Intelligence Unit 2018


Weather
South Australia has a Mediterranean climate, with
long, hot summers and cool to cold, snowless
winters.
Season average temperature range
Summer (December to February)
25˚C to 35˚C / 77˚F to 95˚F
Autumn (March to May)
20˚C to 25˚C / 68˚F to 77˚F
Winter (June to August)
10˚C to 15˚C / 50˚F to 59˚F
Spring (September to November)
20˚C to 25˚C / 68˚F to 77˚F



Comfortable
Mediterranean climate

1.39 million
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          TOP 5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          South Australia Top 5
Adelaide population                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Royal Croquet club
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          region in the world
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2017




                                                                                                                                                                                                  $
3,700 km                                                                                                                                                  Adelaide is more                                        Living in Adelaide                                      Adelaide cost of living estimates
of South                                                                                          Adelaide has a beautiful natural environment,
                                                                                                  a safe and social atmosphere and is very                affordable than both                                    Adelaide is a modern, friendly city, and more           Average weekly costs*                 $ AUD
Australian                                                                                        multicultural.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  affordable than Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Perth. It is recommended that you budget around

coastline                                                                                         Ji Qi (Queenie)
                                                                                                  Bachelor of Nursing (Post-registration)
                                                                                                                                                          Sydney and Melbourne                                    $20,290 for annual living costs in Australia. This
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  estimate will increase if you are accompanied by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Accommodation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          (shared or single)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                $135-250

                                                                                                  China                                                                                                           partners and children.                                  Public transport                      $20-35
                                                                                                                                                          Economic Intelligence Unit Cost of Living Report 2018
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Food (eating at home)                 $90-135
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Find Flinders’ cost-of-living calculator here:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Utilities (electricity/gas/water)     $40-55
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    flinders.edu.au/international/calculator
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    For help in developing a                              Telephone and internet                $20-40
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    budget for living costs, visit
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    these websites:                                       Clothes/entertainment                 $50+
                               Shopping on Rundle Street                                                                                                                                                            studyinaustralia.gov.au                               Total                                 $355-565
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    education.gov.au                                      * These prices are estimated for 2020.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    moneysmart.gov.au



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Our
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             locations
An authentic ‘Aussie’ experience Festivals                                                                                                                               With three stunning Adelaide
Adelaide’s location offers you the chance to
enjoy an authentic Australian experience. Relax
                                                         South Australia is known as the ‘Festival State’,
                                                         with regular cultural and sporting events held
                                                                                                                                                                         locations, Flinders offers you a
on beautiful metropolitan beaches only minutes
from the city centre. Spend a day exploring the
                                                         right across the year, including:                                                                               great on-campus experience.                                                                         Adelaide
                                                         • WOMADelaide                                                                                                                                                                                                      City Centre
rolling hills that frame the city’s eastern edge, or                                                                                                                                                                                                      20 minutes
spend a weekend discovering our world-famous
                                                         • Adelaide Festival
                                                         • Adelaide Fringe
                                                                                                                                                                         flinders.edu.au/                                                                  to airport           VICTORIA SQUARE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    CAMPUS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ADELAIDE
wine regions, touring the rugged Flinders Ranges
or spotting Aussie wildlife on the spectacular           • Tour Down Under                                                                                               international/explore                                                                                                         HILLS
Kangaroo Island.                                         • V8 Supercar Adelaide 500.                                                                                                                                                   BEACH
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  20 minutes

Getting around                                                                                                                                                           Bedford Park
                                                         Shopping                                                                                                        Located just 12km south of the centre of
Adelaide is very easy to explore. You’ll quickly         Like to shop? Adelaide has a wide range of retail                                                               Adelaide, the Bedford Park campus is Flinders’
discover that the city is well serviced by public        outlets. Westfield Marion, the biggest shopping                                                                 main campus. It’s a spacious, elevated site with                                                   BEDFORD PARK CAMPUS
transport, and as an international student,              mall in Adelaide, is located just 10 minutes from                                                               panoramic views to the coast and over the city                                                       TONSLEY CAMPUS
you’ll receive the same transport concessions            our Bedford Park campus. Rundle Mall, located in                                                                                                                                                15 minutes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        to the beach
as local students, saving you up to $700 per             the city centre, offers department stores and high
year on transport costs. Free tram and bus               street brands, while the café-lined Rundle Street                                                               Tonsley
services run in the Adelaide city centre.                is home to designer labels.
                                                                                                                                                                         Flinders at Tonsley is a place where our students
Buses run frequently to and from Flinders                                                                                                                                interact with business, and where business
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             I like the hill views at Flinders Bedford Park, and the sea view from the Student Hub. It’s a
University and the adjacent Flinders Medical
Centre, with various routes running directly
                                                         Food                                                                                                            interacts with our researchers in areas such as
                                                                                                                                                                         engineering, medical devices and nanoscale          really good place for students to relax after study and refresh themselves when they feel tired.
from the city and suburbs. A new train                   If you love great food, you’ll love Adelaide. The                                                               technologies to create the new products and         The library is very bright and active, and the facilities are very user-friendly.
extension will soon link Flinders Bedford Park,          city is full of stunning cafés and restaurants.                                                                 processes of the 21st century.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Jingyi Wang
Flinders Medical Centre and Flinders Tonsley             South Australia is well known for producing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Master of Accounting
campus directly to the city, making it even              high-quality produce, from fresh fruit and
easier to get around.                                    vegetables through to the finest meat and                                                                       Victoria Square                                     China

                                                         seafood. The city is also close to high quality
Adelaide is also cycling-friendly, with a                                                                                                                                Our Victoria Square campus is situated in
                                                         produce regions, such as the Barossa Valley and
large community of cyclists and dedicated                                                                                                                                the centre of Adelaide’s business district,
                                                         McLaren Vale. Adelaide is a multicultural city well
bike lanes.                                                                                                                                                              encouraging close collaboration with surrounding
                                                         catered to vegan, vegetarian, Halal and Kosher                                                                                                                                             City skyline Adelaide
                                                                                                                                                                         industry and the opportunity to develop
                                                         requirements.
                                                                                                                                                                         industry links.




                    London                                                                                       Bread and Bone Grill restaurant
                 22 hours                                              Beijing 13 hours

                                                       New Delhi                           Tokyo 9 hours
                                           Dubai                     Guangzhou
                                                       10 hours
                                        13 hours                     9 hours
                                                                   Hanoi            Hong Kong                  Time zones
                                                                   11.5 hours       9 hours
                                                                                                               Australia is divided into three time zones, with
                                                                                                                                                                         Opening 2020, the $85
                                                              Kuala Lumpur
                          Lagos      Nairobi                  7.5 hours        Singapore
                                                                                                               Adelaide coming under Australian Central
                                                                                                               Standard Time (ACST).
                                                                                                                                                                         million extension of the
                                   16 hours                                    7 hours
                      22 hours
                                                                                                               Time difference between Adelaide and                      Tonsley rail line and creation
                                                                                                               overseas
                                                                                                                                                                         of a new station will link



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        85 M
                                                                                                               Indonesia – 2.5 hours




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                $
    Buenos Aires
    19 hours
                                                                                                               China, Malaysia, Singapore – 1.5 hours                    Flinders Bedford Park and
                                                                                                               United Arab Emirates – 5.5 hours
                                                                                                                                                                         Tonsley campuses by rail,
                                                                                                   Sydney
                                                                                                Melbourne
                                                                                                               Delhi, India – 5 hours
                                                                               Adelaide
                                                                                                               Nairobi, Kenya – 7.5 hours
                                                                                                               USA – 18 hours
                                                                                                                                                                         allowing Flinders students to
Flights                                                                                                                                                                  access the CBD by train in
You can fly to Adelaide from anywhere in the world, and there are many direct flights available.
                                                                                                                                                                         less than 20 minutes.
Estimated flight times to Adelaide*                                                                                                                                                                                                Tonsley rail line extension
*Some flights require stopovers.


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COURSE GUIDE / 2020 - INTERNATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE & POSTGRADUATE DEGREES - FLINDERS UNIVERSITY
Flinders                                                                                                                                                                                 Sport & fitness

at Bedford
                                                                                                                                                                                         Our Bedford Park campus includes a state-of-the-
                                                                                                                                                                                         art Sport and Fitness Centre with the best views of
                                                                                                                                                                                         any gym in Adelaide, as well as courts and ovals for
                                                                                                                                                                                         a variety of sports. Annual student membership is



Park
                                                                                                                                                                                         only $199.




Find everything you need at
Flinders’ main campus.
Located just 12km south of the centre of
Adelaide, Flinders Bedford Park campus is
an amazing place to study. Co-located with
Flinders Medical Centre, Bedford Park is a
major, comprehensive precinct with over 30,000
daily visitors. The campus boasts state-of-
the-art facilities in beautifully kept grounds,
with native Australian plants and its own lake.
Flinders’ Bedford Park campus offers you natural
beauty and a great range of services to create a
uniquely inspiring study experience.


                                            Student Hub
                                            & Plaza
                                            The award-winning Student Hub and
                                            Plaza is open 24/7 to help you get the
                                            most out of your on-campus experience.
                                            hub.flinders.edu.au

                                                                                     Food & drink                                                                                                       Art Museum
                                                                                     • Café Alere                                                                                                      Housing one of the most significant
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Indigenous university art collections
                                                                                     • Grind & Press Café                                                                                              in Australia, Flinders University Art
                                                                                     • Kutchi Deli Parwana                                                                                             Museum offers an expanding collection
                                                                                     • Subway                                                                                                          of art to excite your senses and foster
                                                                                                                                                                                                       new ways of thinking.
                                                                                     • Toly Vietnamese
                                                                                     • Urban Paddock Co.
                                                                                                                               Retail
                                                                                     • Tavern by Burger Theory
                                                                                                                               Bedford Park features
                                                                                     • Nutrition Republic                      a range of retail outlets:
                                                                                     • Café Bon Voyage                         • Pharmacy
                                                                                     • Local Brew                              • Post Office
                                                                                     • Zambrero                                • The Co-op bookstore
You’ll never go hungry at                                                            • Espresso at Events                      • STA Travel
Bedford Park, with a wide                                                            • Student kitchen                         • Flinders Health2GO
variety of food outlets
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Flinders                                                                                                                                         Flinders at
                                                     at Tonsley                                                                                                                                       Victoria Square
                                                                                                                                                  In the heart of                                                 Flinders at Victoria Square
                                                                                                                                                  the Adelaide CBD,
                                                                                                                                                  Flinders Victoria
                                                                                                                                                  Square is within
                                                                                                                                                  walking distance of
                                                                                                                                                  restaurants, cafés and
                                                                                                                                                  public transport.
                                                                                                                                                  With modern student lounges, study spaces
                                                                                                                                                  and high speed WiFi, Flinders’ Victoria Square
                                                                                                                                                  campus is an accessible, alternative and flexible
                                                                                                                                                  space for students and staff. Set on the corner
                                                                                                                                                  of one of Adelaide’s most iconic and lively
                                                                                                                                                  city squares – which often plays host to free
                                                                                                                                                  live music, events, weekday food trucks and
                                                                                                                                                  community gatherings – the campus is perfectly
                                                                                                                                                  situated for a taste of unique city living.
                                                                                                                                                  Courses taught at our Victoria Square campus
                                                                                                                                                  include:
                                                                                                                                                  • accounting
                                                                                                                                                  • business and business administration
                                                                                                                                                  • public policy and public administration
                                                                                                                                                  • social work

Explore Flinders’ Tonsley campus: a $120m centre of                                                                                               • law
                                                                                                                                                  • health and aged care administration
innovation. It’s a place where collaboration and entrepreneurial                                                                                  • languages.

spirit combine to create the products and processes of the
21st century.
With more than 150 staff, 2,000 students – and       Tonsley is located centrally between Flinders
a 2,000 square metre pod for heavy engineering
equipment – Tonsley centrally locates the
                                                     Bedford Park campus and Adelaide city. Tonsley
                                                     is a five-minute car ride, a 15-minute ride on the   28 laboratories
University’s teaching and research in computer       Flinders loop bus, or a 30-minute walk from the
science, engineering and mathematics.                Bedford Park campus.
                                                                                                          150 staff
The New Venture Institute (NVI), based at Tonsley,   From late 2019, an $85 million extension of the
links businesses, government and the community
sector to all that the University has to offer.
                                                     Tonsley rail line will link Flinders’ Bedford Park
                                                     and Tonsley campuses by rail, and allow Flinders’
                                                                                                          2,000 students
                                                     students to access the CBD by train in less than




                                                              120 M
Through their programs and activities, NVI
                                                     20 minutes.
inspires, educates and connects students like




                                                     $
you: the future generation of innovators and
entrepreneurs.
Flinders at Tonsley has strong connections to
industry. The centre is also home to local and                                                            $120m
international businesses, including industrial
manufacturing company Siemens.                                                                            innovation
Flinders Partners, the Medical Device Research
Institute, and Flinders Centre for Nanoscale
                                                                                                          centre
Science and Technology are also located at
Tonsley.

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A warm welcome                                                                                                                                 Flinders’
to Flinders                                                                                                                                    services
Moving to another country        Before you arrive                                      Support services                                       Flinders University provides a range of services to help you
is a big decision, so we’ll                                                                                                                    achieve your full academic potential and go beyond.
do everything we can to          Arrival services                                       Health, counselling & disability
make the transition easy.
                                 Before you leave home, ISS will assist you to plan
                                 your arrival in Adelaide. They will connect you
                                                                                        services                                                                                                                                                                Computers, printing & WiFi
                                 with on-campus support services and staff in your      When you enrol at Flinders, you will have                                                                                                                               Access our many computer labs or by connecting
International Student Services   academic area, making your transition to Flinders      access to confidential and professional health,                                                                                                                         your own device to our printers or the extensive
                                 as smooth as possible.                                 counselling and disability services including                                                                                                                           wireless network – one of the fastest, most
(ISS) is here to help you                                                               GPs and nurses for emergency and routine                                                                                                                                secure campus wireless networks in the
                                                                                        medical care. We can also assist you with equal                                                                                                                         Southern Hemisphere.
get started, with a range of     Meet & greet                                           opportunity concerns.

services that support you to     You can also book a free meet-and-greet through                                                                                                                                                                                Student Learning Centre (SLC)
                                 ISS. You will be met at Adelaide Airport, the          Childcare
quickly settle into your new     railway station or the central bus station and taken
                                 directly to your new accommodation. The service        The Flinders University Childcare Centre
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Flinders SLC provides learning support for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                students, ranging from writing and mathematics
life at Flinders.                is also free for accompanying family members.          offers childcare for children under school age.
                                                                                        The centre has attained the highest level of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                support to assistance with study and time-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                management skills. SLC also offers a free
                                                                                        accreditation, with experienced and qualified                                                                                                                           program to support students who need to
flinders.edu.au/iss              When you arrive                                        staff. Places are limited and booking is essential.                                                                                                                     improve their English in the academic context.



                                 Orientation                                            Oasis
                                                                                        Oasis is a multi-faith, multicultural centre where
                                 Once you’ve arrived, things get busy! The first
                                                                                        chaplains of all faiths offer support, various forms
                                 few days of university are exciting but can also
                                                                                        of prayer and meditation, seminars, and study and
                                 be daunting, which is why we have a number of
                                                                                        discussion groups.
                                 orientation sessions and programs to help you
                                 get used to the University community.

                                                                                        Flinders would definitely be a good place to
                                 Student support                                        start your international education. I say this
                                 Once you’ve arrived, it’s time to explore. Adelaide    because Flinders facilitates an easy transition
                                 runs a year-long calendar of free and discounted
                                                                                        to university life by providing help and
                                 events especially for international students.
                                 As soon as you arrive, you will be given a free        support at various stages. For example, it has         Library
                                 welcome backpack and guide with everything             OASIS (a place where we can cook, eat and              Flinders’ four library sites contain more than one
                                 you need to know about living in Adelaide. Find
                                                                                        organise formal, informal meetings, and even           million books and journals, extensive electronic
                                 out more at:                                                                                                  collections, and a wide range of services and
                                                                                        get a lot of free fruits and vegetables) which         facilities to support your learning and research
                                 studyadelaide.com
                                                                                        I think is one of the favourite places at uni for      interests. With extensive databases, study
                                                                                        all the international students.                        rooms and Sendit – off-campus library service
                                                                                                                                               to support students studying away from campus
                                                                                        Nisha Singh
                                                                                                                                               or on placements – Flinders’ Library services are
                                                                                        Master of Education (Leadership & Management)
                                                                                        Nepal                                                  extensive and state-of-the-art.


                                                                                                                                               Flinders University Student                          Clubs & societies




                                 FREE
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Flinders has a range of clubs and societies to
                                                                                                                                               Association (FUSA)                                   cater to your interests, whether they are related to
                                                                                                                                               FUSA represents the rights and interests             your degree, religion, culture, political affiliation, or
                                                                                                                                               of students, helping them with academic,             just for fun.

                                                                                        Free meet-and-greet                                    administrative and welfare issues.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Empire Times
                                                                                        service from Adelaide                                                                                       Empire Times is a free student culture and politics

                                                                                        Airport, railway station or                                                                                 magazine published monthly.


                                                                                        central bus station
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Live on or
                               off campus
                                                                                                                                      Off-campus living
                                                                                                                                      If you don’t want to live
                                                                                                                                      on campus, contact
                                                                                                                                      Flinders Living for off-
                                                                                                                                      campus accommodation
                                                                                                                                      options and advice.




Flinders is the only
university in Adelaide where
you can live on campus.
                               On-campus living
                               University Hall
                                                                                        Flinders Living




                                                                                 Deirdre Jordan Village
                                                                                                                                      $                Adelaide has the lowest
                                                                                                                                                       median rent in Australia
                                                                                                                                                       Core Logic 2018




Join a diverse community of    University Hall is a catered residence with
                               a strong collegial atmosphere. The hall has
                                                                                 Deirdre Jordan Village provides modern
                                                                                 accommodation for over 350 students in
students from Australia and    accommodation for over 200 students in            self-catered, fully equipped units. The village                                                                With Flinders University’s convenient
                               fully-furnished single rooms, secure storage      has living areas (some private), landscaped                                                                    location and so many transport and
over 30 countries worldwide.   and car parking, and small communal               gardens, outdoor areas with barbecues,                                                                         accommodation options available, living
                               kitchens. 		                                      secure storage and car parking. Single                                                                         off campus is easy. Flinders Living runs
Flinders Living can help you                                                     gender accommodation is also available.                                                                        a free service that lists the private rental
choose the accommodation       Cost                                                                                                                                                             accommodation available in the local area.
                                                                                                                                                                                                Check the Flinders Living website for more
option that best suits your    $398 per week for a single room                   Cost                                                                                                           details.
                               including 15 professionally prepared meals        Village standard unit: $250 per student per
lifestyle.                     per week.*                                        week for a single room including all utilities.*
                                                                                                                                                                                                More information about accommodation
                                                                                                                                                                                                in Adelaide can be found on the following
                                                                                 Village annexe unit: $198 per student per
                                                                                                                                                                                                websites:
flinders.edu.au/living                                                           week for a single room including all utilities.*
                                                                                                                                                                                                realestate.com.au
                                                                                 *costs are based on 2018 rates
                                                                                                                                                                                                homehound.com.au
                                                                                                                                                                                                domain.com.au
                                                                                                                                                                                                homestaynetwork.org
                                                                                                                                                                                                adelaidehomestaysearch.com




                               Go for on-campus housing! You’ll meet a lot of people and it will help you adjust to the
                               Australian culture easier. It was very easy living on campus; I lived with a lot of other
                               [foreign] students, which made it easier to make friends and meet the locals.
                               Arjen van Lil
                               Utrecht University
                               Netherlands

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Apply for a higher                                                                                                                           Short-term study
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Global
degree by research                                                                                                                           Flinders’ short-term study programs
                                                                                                                                             enable you to study for six to twelve months
                                                                                                                                             (one or two semesters) in Adelaide.
                                                                                                                                             Live in a new city, enhance your career
                                                                                                                                             prospects and undertake professional
                                                                                                                                                                                                       network
                                                                                                                                             development opportunities without
Whether you want to              Work with highly qualified and recognised
                                 supervisors, connect with industry,                    Go Beyond in your studies                            interrupting your studies.                                Flinders’ international links
explore a topic that interests   government and the community, and
                                 contribute to the global research
                                                                                        The Graduate Diploma in Research Methods
                                                                                        provides the opportunity to develop in-depth
                                                                                                                                             flinders.edu.au/international/apply/
                                                                                                                                             study-abroad
                                                                                                                                                                                                       include partnerships across Asia,
you in-depth, create new         conversation. Higher degrees by research
                                 transform lives, opening you up to new
                                                                                        knowledge in your subject area as a pathway to
                                                                                        higher degree research.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Europe and North America.
knowledge or become              opportunities and making an impact with
                                 new discoveries.                                       This course can be pursued in any one of the six
                                                                                                                                                                                                       flinders.edu.au/engage/
an expert in your field, a                                                              colleges of the University. Find out more:
                                 Higher degrees by research provide training to
                                                                                        flinders.edu.au/study/courses/                                                                                 international
higher degree by research        foster the development of independent research
                                 and critical thinking skills. Acquiring these skills   postgraduate-research-methods
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Our global network provides international
at Flinders will help you to     demonstrates your ability to pursue scholarly
                                 research that answers significant questions.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       exchange opportunities, joint research
                                                                                                                                                                                                       programs, and regular visits by academics
make a difference.                                                                      I found that world-class research on                                                                           from international universities.
                                 flinders.edu.au/international/apply/apply-
                                 research-degree                                        ‘patient-reported outcomes’ was going on
                                                                                        in the discipline of optometry at Flinders.                                                                    Brazil                    Malaysia
                                                                                        I contacted the researchers and things                                                                         University of Sao Paulo   HELP University
                                 Office of Graduate Research                                                                                                                                           Canada                    Universiti Kebangsaan
                                                                                        started from there. Flinders offered great                                                                                               Malaysia
                                 The Office of Graduate Research (OGR)                                                                                                                                 Simon Fraser University
                                 supports research higher degree students. The
                                                                                        support to carry out our research: internal                                                                                              Universiti Malaya
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Chile
                                 office connects prospective students with trained      (library resources, research higher degree                                                                                               Malawi
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Universidad de
                                 high-quality supervisors, and offers international     professional development programs,                                                                             Valparaiso                University of Malawi
                                 travel and research opportunities.
                                                                                        workshops) and external (collaborations with                                                                   China                     Mexico
                                 flinders.edu.au/graduate-research                      hospitals and other institutes) that were                                                                      Capital Normal            Autonomous University
                                                                                        extremely useful to successfully carrying out                                                                  University                of Queretaro
                                 Cotutelles                                             my research.                                                                                                   Central South
                                                                                                                                                                                                       University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Netherlands
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Utrecht University
                                 Cotutelle doctoral degrees allow research higher       Himal Kandel
                                                                                        PhD candidate
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Chinese Academy of        Maastricht University
                                 degree students the opportunity to experience                                                                                                                         Social Sciences
                                                                                        Nepal                                                                                                                                    Singapore
                                 an extended overseas research stay for one third
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Nankai University
                                 of their candidature, and obtain a joint PhD in the                                                                                                                                             Nanyang Technological
                                 process.                                                                                                                                                              Germany                   University
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Dresden University of     Parkway College of
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Technology                Nursing & Allied Health
                                 Pathways                                                                                                                                                              Hong Kong                 Social Service Institute
                                 Flinders University has a range of pathways to                                                                                                                        Chinese University of     (SSI)
                                 help you enter a higher degree by research,                                                                                                                           Hong Kong                 Sweden
                                 including a special pathway with our exclusively                                                                                                                      University of Hong        Malmö University
                                 offered Graduate Diploma in Research Methods.
                                                                                                                                             1 of 7 members of Innovative Research                     Kong
                                                                                                                                                                                                       India
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Thailand
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 National Nanotechnology
                                 Scholarships                                                                                                Universities (IRU)                                        Amity University
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Manipal University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Centre

                                 A range of Flinders and Australian Government                                                                                                                                                   UK
                                 higher degree by research scholarships are                                                                                                                            Indonesia                 St George Hospital
                                 available. These scholarships are awarded on                                                                                                                          Universitas Airlangga     Medical School
                                 academic merit and research potential.                                                                                                                                Universitas Gadjah        University College
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Mada                      London
                                                                                                                                             iru.edu.au
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Universitas Indonesia     University of Stirling
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Japan                     USA

                                                                                                                                             1 of 12 members of International Network                  Hiroshima University
                                                                                                                                                                                                       National Institute for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Johns Hopkins University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 University of Arizona
                                                                                                                                             of Universities (INU)                                     Materials Science
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Korea
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 University of Texas at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Austin
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Kyung Hee University
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Chungnam National
                                                                                                                                                                                                       University
                                                                                                                                             inunis.net


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Sai Manoj, India
                                                                                                                                                                         MBA, inaugural winner of Flinders University BW Business World Scholarship




          Study areas
          Flinders offers degrees across 17 study areas. The following pages cover the
          broad areas of study at Flinders and the degrees available in each area.
          Can’t find the degree you are looking for? The course index from page
          43 provides a full listing of all undergraduate and postgraduate courses
          available at Flinders.
          flinders.edu.au/international
page 24                                                                                  Flinders University   International Undergraduate & Postgraduate degrees 2020                                                                    page 25
Business:                                                                                                                                          Creative Arts:
The Business of tomorrow                                                                                                                           Push your talents to new heights
Co-developed with Flinders’ New Venture Institute, Flinders’ business, commerce and management                                                     World-class training and education in a range of creative arts disciplines will help you go
degrees will help you embrace innovation, think creatively and develop an entrepreneurial mindset.                                                 beyond and build an exciting career. You will learn to appreciate, understand and practice
Go beyond with a university rated No. 1 in South Australia in accounting and economics for overall                                                 your chosen discipline and unlock your creative potential.
experience and teaching quality (The Good Universities Guide 2019, public SA-founded universities only).



flinders.edu.au/international/business                                                                                                             flinders.edu.au/international/creative-arts
Icebreaker Networking Event
                                                                                              Why study Business at Flinders?                                                                                                                                   Why study Creative Arts at Flinders?
                                                                                              •	Build entrepreneurial skills through Flinders’                                                                                                                 •	A leader in the creative arts since 1966,
                                                                                                 accelerator program, which has helped                                                                                                                             Flinders understands the skills and
                                                                                                 create more than 280 start-ups.                                                                                                                                   knowledge required by the global arts
                                                                                              •	With over 200 host organisations, Flinders’                                                                                                                       industry.
                                                                                                 industry placements and live industry projects                                                                                                                 •	By training with expert practitioners across
                                                                                                 provide you the opportunity to build real-                                                                                                                        all areas of the creative arts, you’ll graduate
                                                                                                 world skills and graduate job-ready. Key                                                                                                                          career ready.
                                                                                                 partners include PricewaterhouseCoopers,                                                                                                                       •	Flinders has developed partnerships with
                                                                                                 McDonald’s, BankSA, Ernst & Young,                                                                                                                                the Adelaide Film Festival, State Theatre
                                                                                                 Hudson, and Bendigo Bank.                                                                                                                                         Company, Adelaide Fringe, CDW Studios
                                                                                              •	Gain a career edge through the Flinders                                                                                                                           and the Australian Dance Theatre to help
                                                                                                 Ignite Mentor Program that will see you                                                                                                                           you build skills, develop industry networks
                                                                                                 matched with mentors throughout your                                                                                                                              and gain practical experience.
                                                                                                 degree to help refine your skills and develop                                                                                                                  •	All courses are designed to give students
                                                                                                 your industry networks before you graduate.                                                                                                                       the opportunity to experiment and try
                                                                                              •	Flinders University is the first South                                                                                                                            different topics, gaining the skills and
                                                                                                 Australian university, and only the third in                                                                                                                      knowledge to follow their passion on their
                                                                                                 Australia, to receive accreditation from the                                                                                         Flinders Dance students      chosen career path.
                                                                                                 prestigious Association of MBAs (AMBA).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Flinders undergraduate and
                                                                                              Flinders undergraduate and postgraduate
AUSTRALIAN ACCOUNTING     TOP 500 IN THE WORLD FOR                                                                                                 UNDERGRADUATE CREATIVE                                 TOP 300 IN THE WORLD                                  postgraduate creative arts programs
                                                                                              business programs include:                                                                                                                                        include:
STUDENT OF THE YEAR 2016 ECONOMICS****                                                        • Accounting                                         ARTS DEGREES HIGHLY                                    FOR ARTS & HUMANITIES,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Costume Design
AND 2018*                                                                                     • Banking                                            RATED FOR OVERALL                                      INCLUDING ARTS,                                       • Creative Writing
                          TOP 450 IN THE WORLD                                                • Business Administration
                                                                                                                                                   QUALITY OF EDUCATION                                   PERFORMING ARTS &                                     • Drama
RISING STAR OF THE YEAR** FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES AND                                             • Commerce
                                                                                                                                                   EXPERIENCE, TEACHING                                   DESIGN***                                             • Dance
                                                                                              • Economics
                          MANAGEMENT*****                                                                                                          QUALITY, LEARNING
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Enterprise
FIVE STARS IN ACCOUNTING                                                                      • Finance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Fashion

FOR STUDENT-TEACHER
                                                                                              • Management
                                                                                                                                                   RESOURCES, AND STUDENT                                 The degree focused mainly on honing my                • Screen Production
                          Studying an MBA in a developed country                              • Marketing
                                                                                                                                                                                                          skills in making short/micro documentaries.
RATIO, LEARNING           and gaining global exposure has been a                              • Innovation and Enterprise                          SUPPORT*                                               We made a number of documentaries within
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Visual Effects and Entertainment Design
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Visual Arts
                          long-standing dream of mine. Winning this                           • International Business
RESOURCES, OVERALL        scholarship has changed my life in its truest                       • Human Resource Management                          FINDERS RANKED NO. 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                          my two-year study, and I studied different
                                                                                                                                                                                                          aspects of filmmaking and documentary
EXPERIENCE, AND TEACHING sense. Not only has it given me immense                              • Health Administration
                                                                                                                                                   DIGITAL ILLUSTRATION                                   production. The degree was very hands-on
QUALITY***                confidence, it has also opened doors to new
                                                                                                                                                   SCHOOL**                                               and we were able to really practice on-set
                                            perspectives and opportunities.                     Full list of programs and                                                                                 filming.                                                Full list of programs and
*Australian Accounting Awards.              Sai Manoj, India                                    entry requirements:                                                                                       Yhel Pedrina                                            entry requirements:
**Australian Accounting Awards 2018.        MBA, inaugural winner of Flinders University BW                                                        *The global QILT Student Experience Survey for 2018.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Master of Screen and Media Production, Philippines
***The Good Universities Guide 2019.
****QS Subject Rankings 2018.
                                            Business World Scholarship
                                                                                                Undergraduate, page 44                             **The Rookies, Best Creative Media and Entertainment
                                                                                                                                                   Schools report in 2017 and 2018.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Undergraduate, page 44
*****ARWU Subject Ranking 2019.                                                                 Postgraduate, page 52                              ***THE Subject Rankings 2019.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Postgraduate, page 52
page 26                                                                                                                      Flinders University   International Undergraduate & Postgraduate degrees 2020                                                                                                 page 27
Education:                                                                                                                                           Engineering:
Make a difference through a rewarding                                                                                                                Careers of the future start with STEM.
career in a fast-growing sector                                                                                                                      Learn skills to solve the problems of tomorrow
An education degree from Flinders University will give you the skills and knowledge to help students go beyond the ordinary.                         The Good Universities Guide 2019 awarded Flinders University five stars in engineering and technology for learning
You’ll teach them to overcome barriers, expand their minds, effect change and build towards success. You’ll also build towards                       resources, skills development, student support, and teaching quality. Those stars are the result of Flinders’
your own success at a university rated No. 1 in South Australia in education and training for learner engagement, skills                             dedication to working in close collaboration with industry, giving you specialist knowledge and an integrated
development, and starting salary (The Good Universities Guide 2019, public SA-founded universities only).                                            ‘toolkit’ of skills that will enable you to go beyond and meet the requirements of industry as it continues to evolve.

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                                                                                                 Why study Education at Flinders?                                                                                                                                Why study Engineering at Flinders?
                                                                                                 •	As one of the largest providers of education                                                                                                                 •	All core undergraduate and postgraduate
                                                                                                    courses for teachers in South Australia,                                                                                                                        engineering degrees are accredited
                                                                                                    Flinders is well positioned to offer the                                                                                                                        by Engineers Australia and recognised
                                                                                                    degree you need to succeed in your                                                                                                                              internationally by the Washington Accord.
                                                                                                    education and teaching career.                                                                                                                               •	Study at Tonsley, our world-class $120m
                                                                                                 •	Our diverse range of Master of Education                                                                                                                        teaching and research facility. It is our
                                                                                                    specialisations will allow you to take your                                                                                                                     hub of innovation and entrepreneurship
                                                                                                    career in education to the next level.                                                                                                                          and features state-of-the-art equipment,
                                                                                                 •	Broaden your employment opportunities by                                                                                                                        laboratories and study spaces.
                                                                                                    combining education studies with specialty                                                                                                                   •	Undertake a 20-week industry placement
                                                                                                    areas in arts, science, health sciences,                                                                                                                        program in your undergraduate degree,
                                                                                                    disability studies and languages.                                                                                                                               one of the longest practical placements in
                                                                                                 •	Flinders Teacher Education graduates enjoy                                                                                                                      Australia or a 12-week placement in your
                                                                                                    median salaries above the national average                                                                                                                      postgraduate degree.
                                                                                                    (QILT Student Experience Survey 2018).                                                                                                                       •	Our degrees allow you to collaborate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    with industry on live industry projects and
                                                                                                 Flinders undergraduate and                                                                                                                                         work with other students across different
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    engineering disciplines to solve real-world
                                                                                                 postgraduate education programs                                                                                                                                    problems.
                                                                                                 include:                                                                                                                        Flinders Engineering students
                                                                   Flinders Education students   •	Cognitive Psychology and Education               TOP 250 IN THE WORLD                                                                                        Flinders undergraduate and
                                                                                                    Practice                                                                                                                                                     postgraduate engineering programs
                                                                                                 • Disability and Development Education
                                                                                                                                                     FOR ENGINEERING &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 include:
FIVE STARS IN EDUCATION                    TOP 200 IN THE WORLD                                  • Early Childhood                                   TECHNOLOGY, INCLUDING                                                                                       •   Agricultural and Biosystems
AND TRAINING FOR                           FOR EDUCATION AND                                     • Gifted Education
                                                                                                                                                     CIVIL ENGINEERING*                                TOP 250 IN THE WORLD                                      •   Biomedical
                                                                                                 • International Baccalaureate                                                                                                                                   •   Computer and Network Systems
LEARNER ENGAGEMENT,                        TRAINING****                                          • Languages                                                                                           FOR ENGINEERING &                                         •   Civil

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT, AND                                                                                                                              TOP 250 IN THE WORLD                                                                                        •   Electrical
                                                                                                 • Leadership and Management                                                                           TECHNOLOGY, INCLUDING
MEDIAN SALARY*                                                                                   • Primary R-7                                       FOR ENGINEERING &                                                                                           •   Electronics

                                           I am looking forward to getting associated                                                                                                                  ELECTRICAL AND                                            •   Maritime
                                                                                                 • Secondary                                         TECHNOLOGY*                                                                                                 •   Materials
                                           with education projects working towards               • Wellbeing and Positive Mental Health                                                                ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING*                                   •   Mechanical
TOP 175 IN THE WORLD FOR                   providing access to schooling for                                                                                                                                                                                     •   Naval Architecture
EDUCATION**                                marginalised children. My study at Flinders                                                               TOP 250 IN THE WORLD                                                                                        •   Robotics
                                           has well equipped me with the required                                                                    FOR ENGINEERING &                                 I chose Flinders because of its reputation for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 •   Software
                                           knowledge, skills and attitude for my future
TOP 300 IN THE WORLD FOR                   career. I am confident that Australian
                                                                                                                                                     TECHNOLOGY, INCLUDING                             biomedical engineering. I enjoy living
EDUCATION***                                                                                       Full list of programs and                         GENERAL ENGINEERING*                              in Adelaide because the people here are so                    Full list of programs and
                                           academia has prepared me well for my
                                           professional journey.                                   entry requirements:                                                                                 nice and friendly and because it has a lot                    entry requirements:
*The Good Universities Guide 2019.                                                                                                                   *THE Subject Rankings 2018.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       of beaches.
**THE Subject Rankings 2019.               Nisha Singh                                             Undergraduate, pages 44-46                                                                                                                                        Undergraduate, page 46
***ARWU Subject Ranking 2019.              Master of Education (Leadership & Management),                                                                                                              Haryati Akmal Borhan
****QS Subject Rankings 2018               Nepal                                                   Postgraduate, page 52                                                                               Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering, Malaysia                  Postgraduate, page 53
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Environment:                                                                                                                                         Government:
Make a difference through a career                                                                                                                   Understand your world and help
addressing global environmental challenges                                                                                                           shape its future
As we understand more about the challenges facing our planet, environmental careers will continue to gain importance. Go                             Flinders University’s government degrees give you a range of tools to understand and drive political,
beyond and help us understand how human activities interact with and modify environments, and how to address the challenges                          social and economic change. You will learn how policies are developed and implemented, preparing you
we face. Awarded five stars in sciences for learner engagement, learning resources, overall experience, skills development,                          for careers in government, non-government and not-for-profit organisations in Australia and abroad.
student support, and median salary*, Flinders University can start you on your path to an exciting and meaningful career.                            Flinders will help you graduate ready to go beyond, anywhere in the world.

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                                                                                                Why study Environment at Flinders?                                                                                    Flinders International Relations students   Why study Government at Flinders?
                                                                                                •	A multidisciplinary approach combines                                                                                                                          •	Gain hands-on experience with a range of
                                                                                                   study of environmental science with                                                                                                                               internship opportunities available locally,
                                                                                                   understanding about the political and                                                                                                                             nationally and internationally and graduate
                                                                                                   developmental dimensions of global                                                                                                                                career ready.
                                                                                                   environmental challenges.                                                                                                                                      •	Flinders has over 40 years’ expertise in
                                                                                                •	Examine and understand the components                                                                                                                             US, China, Asia and Africa international
                                                                                                   of the earth system: atmosphere, biosphere,                                                                                                                       relations.
                                                                                                   hydrosphere and geosphere. Gain a broad                                                                                                                        •	Learn from academics who have advised
                                                                                                   spectrum of knowledge for a range of                                                                                                                              and provided analysis for local and national
                                                                                                   career opportunities.                                                                                                                                             political leaders, and whose commentary is
                                                                                                •	Gain skills that will allow you to make a                                                                                                                         widely sought.
                                                                                                   difference in the global environmental                                                                                                                         •	Study across Australia and the US and
                                                                                                   challenges we face, including climate                                                                                                                             graduate with a Master of Public Policy and
                                                                                                   change.                                                                                                                                                           Management from Flinders and a Master
                                                                                                •	Learn to analyse data to identify patterns                                                                                                                        of Public Administration from the University
                                                                                                   and trends in environmental conditions.                                                                                                                           of Arizona, ranked in the Top 50 Public
                                                                                                • Work with industry and government at a                                                                                                                             Universities in the US (US News & World
                                                                                                  national and international level to improve                                                                                                                        Report 2019).
                                                                                                  environmental outcomes.                                                                                                                                         •	Combine your degree with business,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     commerce, laws and legal practice,
                                                                Flinders Environment students   Flinders postgraduate environment                                                                                                                                    languages, arts and other areas to enhance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     your career opportunities.
                                                                                                programs include:
                                                                                                • Environmental Studies                              TOP 400 IN THE WORLD FOR                                                                                     Flinders undergraduate and
RANKED 12 IN THE WORLD                   RANKED TOP 400 IN THE                                                                                                                                         I did an internship through Flinders with the
                                                                                                • Environmental Health
                                                                                                                                                     POLITICAL SCIENCES*                                                                                          postgraduate government and
FOR WATER RESOURCES**                    WORLD FOR ECOLOGY,                                     • Environmental Management                                                                             United States Consulate General in Melbourne
                                                                                                                                                                                                       last year and found diplomacy really unique                international relations programs include:
                                         ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE                                  • Groundwater Hydrology
                                                                                                                                                     TOP 300 IN THE WORLD FOR                          and interesting. I also undertook the                      • International Relations
RANKED TOP 300                           & ENGINEERING*****
                                                                                                • Water Resources Management
                                                                                                                                                     LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES**                           Washington Internship Program, and found                   • Public Administration
IN THE WORLD FOR                                                                                                                                                                                       it was an incredible opportunity that I would              • International Development
ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES***                                                                                                                                                                               not otherwise have been exposed to.
                                                                                                                                                     TOP 500 IN THE WORLD                              Molly Stephens
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Public Administration and Management

                                                                                                                                                     FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES,                              Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice with                   • Public Administration and Policy
RANKED TOP 300 IN THE                     I chose to study at Flinders because of the                                                                                                                  International Relations (Honours)                          • Public Policy and Management
                                          extensive range of topics offered. I knew it                                                               INCLUDING POLITICS AND
WORLD FOR AGRICULTURE                     would benefit my career in environmental                                                                   INTERNATIONAL STUDIES
AND FORESTRY****                          management. Flinders has become more
                                          than just a university for me and I’ve had                                                                 (INCLUDING DEVELOPMENT                                                                                         Full list of programs and
*The Good Universities Guide 2019         the opportunity to make great friends and               Full list of programs and                          STUDIES)***                                                                                                    entry requirements:
**ARWU Subject Ranking 2018.
                                          experience life in Adelaide.                            entry requirements:
***QS Subject Rankings 2018.                                                                                                                         *ARWU Subject Ranking 2018.
                                                                                                                                                     **QS Subject Rankings 2018.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Undergraduate, page 46
****QS Subject Rankings 2018.             Thuy Nguyen
*****ARWU Subject Ranking 2018            Bachelor of Environmental Management, Vietnam           Postgraduate, page 53                              ***THE Subject Rankings 2019.                                                                                  Postgraduate, page 53
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Health Sciences:                                                                                                                                     Humanities:
Change lives through the health industry                                                                                                             Build a career bringing ideas to life
Go beyond in Australia’s largest and fastest growing industry (Dept of Jobs & Small Business 2018) and                                               A humanities degree from Flinders will prepare you to go beyond in a range of exciting careers, helping
prepare yourself for a career with global job opportunities.                                                                                         people connect with the world around them and with each other.
Flinders’ Health Services and Support undergraduates enjoy a median salary above the national average                                                Study at a highly rated university with a reputation for quality in humanities degrees, including a top
(QILT Student Experience Survey 2018).                                                                                                               150 ranking in the world for Hospitality & Tourism Management (ARWU Subject Ranking 2019).


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                                                                                                Why study Health Sciences                            flinders.edu.au/international/humanities
                                                                                                at Flinders?                                                                                                                                            Why study Humanities at Flinders?
                                                                                                                                                     Flinders Humanities students
                                                                                                •	Professionally accredited programs with
                                                                                                   globally recognised qualifications that                                                                                                              •	Graduate job-ready with valuable,
                                                                                                   increase your job opportunities worldwide.                                                                                                              transferable skills in communication, critical
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           thinking, research, planning and negotiation.
                                                                                                •	Flinders is the only university in South
                                                                                                   Australia with an on-campus teaching                                                                                                                 •	Strong industry links and placement
                                                                                                   hospital. Bedford Park’s Flinders Medical                                                                                                               opportunities help you develop workplace
                                                                                                   Centre serves as trauma centre for the                                                                                                                  skills and industry networks.
                                                                                                   southern suburbs, and parts of the                                                                                                                   •	Flinders’ Bachelor of Tourism and Events is
                                                                                                   Adelaide Hills.                                                                                                                                         the only degree of its kind, with streams in
                                                                                                •	Flinders Health Sciences clinical skills lab                                                                                                            cultural tourism, nature-based tourism and
                                                                                                   offers students the opportunity to service                                                                                                              events.
                                                                                                   public patients in their chosen field.                                                                                                               •	A range of language studies available
                                                                                                •	The majority of Health Sciences programs                                                                                                                in French, Indonesian, Italian, Modern
                                                                                                   include practical industry and clinical based                                                                                                           Greek and Spanish prepare you for global
                                                                                                   placements and internships providing                                                                                                                    opportunities.
                                                                                                   hands-on industry experience and skills.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Flinders undergraduate and
                                                                                                •	With over 26 globally recognised health
                                                                                                   and medical research institutes and                                                                                                                  postgraduate humanities programs
                                                                                                   centres on campus, you are linked with                                                                                                               include:
                                                                                                   world-renowned researchers and modern,
Flinders Physiotherapy and Exercise                                                                groundbreaking research.                                                                                                                             • Archaeology
Science students                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Geography and Population Studies
                                                                                                Flinders undergraduate and                                                                                                                              • Heritage Management
                                                                                                postgraduate health sciences programs                FIVE STARS IN TOURISM                                                                              • International Development
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Recommendations from Dr van Duivenvoorde
                                                                                                cover a range of career areas, including:            AND HOSPITALITY FOR                               through the University have allowed me           • Languages
                                                                                                •   Audiology
                                                                                                •   Clinical Rehabilitation                          SKILLS DEVELOPMENT*                               to undertake internship in Sri Lanka and         • Maritime Archaeology
                                                                                                •   Disability Policy and Practice                                                                     currently at the Naval History and Heritage      • Theology
                                                                                                •   Exercise Science
                                                                                                                                                     TOP 200 IN THE WORLD FOR                          Command in Washington DC. I was also             • Tourism and Events
TOP 250 IN THE WORLD FOR                                                                        •   Human Nutrition                                                                                    part of the discovery of South Australia’s
                                               I am passionate about using my knowledge         •   Nutrition and Dietetics                          ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND                              oldest shipwreck The South Australian, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Teaching English as a Second Language
CLINICAL, PRE-CLINICAL                         to help improve peoples’ general health and      •   Optometry
                                                                                                •   Occupational Therapy                             LITERATURE**                                      I took part in the excavation of parts of a
AND HEALTH*                                    quality of life. I also love food and working    •   Physiotherapy                                                                                      shipwreck called The Amazon which wrecked
                                               with others so nutrition and dietetics was the
                                               best choice for me. Flinders is well known
                                                                                                •
                                                                                                •
                                                                                                    Speech Pathology
                                                                                                    Sports Performance Coaching
                                                                                                                                                     TOP 300 IN THE WORLD                              in Inverloch, Victoria. Due to these practical
                                                                                                                                                                                                       experiences, it is now significantly easier
                                               for its nutrition and dietetics course, with a                                                        FOR ARTS & HUMANITIES,                            for me to understand the theoretical part of
                                               strong reputation for experienced lecturers                                                           INCLUDING HISTORY,                                maritime archaeology.
                                               and outstanding researchers in this field.            Full list of programs and                                                                                                                           Full list of programs and
                                               Xian Qian How                                         entry requirements:                             PHILOSOPHY & THEOLOGY                             Madhumathy Chandrasekaran
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Master of Maritime Archaeology, India             entry requirements:
                                               Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics, China
                                                                                                     Undergraduate, page 46                          *The Good Universities Guide 2019.
                                                                                                                                                     **QS Subject Rankings 2018.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Undergraduate, page 46
*THE World University Subject Rankings 2019.                                                         Postgraduate, pages 53-54                       ***THE Subject Rankings 2019                                                                        Postgraduate, page 54
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