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                                                                                                                                                    inspires you
                                                                                                                                                    to achieve

                                                                       HEALTH                       STURT    LIVING
                                                                                                                                                    You will meet incredible minds
PHYSICAL                                                                                  CENTRAL                                        SOCIAL     to stimulate and inspire you –
SCIENCES                                                                         PL AZA   LIBRARY     HUMANITIES                        SCIENCES
                                                                                                                                                    teachers of international repute
                                                                                                                                                    armed with up-to-the-minute
                                                                                                                                                    knowledge, drawing on research
                                                                                                                                                    that not only meets the world
                                                                                                                                                    standard, but exceeds it.
                                                                                                                                                    Our teaching is designed to take you from
                                                                                                                                                    learning to earning. Get plugged into
                                                                                                                                                    industry trends, and take part in professional
                                                                                                                                                    placement opportunities and practical
                                                                                                                                                    experiences that make you work-ready upon
                                                                                                                                                    You will take this journey in stimulating
                                                                                                                                                    learning spaces, sharing your ideas with
                                                                                                                                                    like-minded individuals who challenge and
                                                                                                                                                    inspire you to achieve more.
                                                                                                                                                    It is the perfect environment in which to
                                                                                                                                                    become the best you can be.

                                                                                                                       Bedford Park skyline

 03   Welcome                   22   Services and support
 04   Careers                   24   Accommodation
 09   Industry connections      28   Study areas
 11   Research                  74   Course index
      Our locations
                                     Applying to Flinders
                                                                                                                                                                                                     No. 1 in Australia
 19   Campus experience                                                                                                                                                                              for student support
                                                                                                                                                                                                     International Student Barometer 2016
                                                                                                                                                                                                     (overall support benchmark)

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                                                                                                         Five stars for learning
                                                                                                         resources, student-staff ratio
                                                                                                         and skills development

                                                                                                         The Good Universities Guide 2018

2,486                                                         25,471 98,190
staff                                                         students                                               alumni in 117

4,815                                                         3,287                                                  1,529                                                  We are delighted that
                                                                                                                                                                            you’re considering
                                                                                                                                                                            Flinders University to
                                                                                                                                                                                                     As a Flinders international student, you’ll receive a world-class education that will equip you
                                                                                                                                                                                                     to achieve all you aspire to, wherever in the world that may be.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     From day one, Flinders University encourages you to explore new ideas and discover what

international      onshore                                                                                           offshore
                                                                                                                                                                                                     inspires you.

                                                                                                                                                                            begin your exciting      We’re constantly creating an environment rich with possibilities, where your ambitions are
                                                                                                                                                                                                     supported and sustained.

students from more international                                                                                     international                                          journey of studying in
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Relevant, real-world research drives what you learn in the classroom, and our strong
                                                                                                                                                                                                     industry links give you the experience that can accelerate your career. Flinders lecturers

than 90 countries students                                                                                           students                                                                        and academics are leaders in their fields, dedicated to helping you reach your potential.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Flinders has a diverse community of students from more than 90 countries, and values
                                                                                                                                                                                                     the global perspective that you and your peers bring. That global focal point is further
                                                                                                                                                                                                     reinforced by our strong links with universities and research institutions worldwide.
Staff, student and enrolment numbers are preliminary figures based on 2017 data and subject to change.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     When you choose Flinders, you’re choosing outstanding student support networks,
                                                                                                                                                                                                     modern study resources, and lecturers who genuinely care about your learning. We give
                                                                                                                                                                                                     you the confidence to grow, learn and have an extraordinary university experience.

Flinders has produced 5                                       Join a global community and                            Established in 1966 on the lands                                                We look forward to welcoming you to Australia and Flinders University, where you can
                                                                                                                                                                                                     achieve the extraordinary.
Rhodes scholars (1986, 2000,                                  make friends with people from                          of the Kaurna nation.
2001, 2010, 2017).                                            all around the world.
                                                                                                                     Our namesake is British navigator
Study at South Australia’s most                               Flinders is the only university                        and cartographer Matthew                                                        Professor Colin Stirling

spectacular natural campus.                                   in Adelaide that gives you the                         Flinders.                                                                       Vice-Chancellor and President
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Flinders University
                                                              opportunity to live on campus.                         Based in Adelaide, Australia

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Geared for
         careers                                                                                      “As well as help with my résumé, cover
                                                                                                      letters and networking opportunities,
                                                                                                      it’s been great to hear some first-hand
                                                                                                      experiences from the workplace.”
                                                                                                      Greg Wolszczak
                                                                                                      Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice student
                                                                                                      Ignite Mentoring Program participant

         A university degree provides           Flinders has forged strong relationships
                                                with numerous industry partners locally and           Work-Integrated Learning                            Working in Australia
         you with more job options.             internationally. This means that what you
                                                learn is relevant to the real world and makes
                                                                                                      Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) enables
                                                                                                      you to gain work experience while you study.
                                                                                                                                                          The Australian Government allows international
                                                                                                                                                          students to work up to 40 hours per fortnight, and
         But a Flinders degree prepares         you job-ready. Our degrees are connected              Flinders aims to provide each and every student     full-time during semester breaks. Work rights are
                                                to industry, with many professionally                 with access to a WIL opportunity during their       granted automatically when you receive your visa.
         you for a satisfying career.           accredited by independent industry bodies.            studies through placements, practicums, field
                                                You will gain specialised skills and knowledge        studies, and simulated workplace settings and          in your chosen area while developing                  assessment activities.                              “The best thing about studying at Flinders
                                                portable qualities like independent thinking,                                                             is gaining real life experience, and
                                                communication, collaboration, ethics and creativity   Careers & Employability Service                     implementing those experiences wherever
                                                – qualities shared by innovators, entrepreneurs,      The Careers and Employability Service helps
                                                pioneers, creators and trailblazers.                  give you the edge in your career. CareerHub,
                                                                                                                                                          you may work.”
                                                Whether you would like to excel in a profession,      our online employment portal, helps you prepare     Vinh Tran
                                                pursue research that makes a difference, or           for and find the job you want. It’s your one stop   Bachelor of Business

                                                forge an entirely new path, Flinders gives you the    shop, offering personalised job opportunities,      Vietnam
                                                confidence to achieve your ambitions.                 and access to employer events and career-
                                                It all starts with a Flinders degree.                 related resources.

                                                                                                      The Flinders Ignite Mentoring Program allows you
                                                                                                      to choose your own career mentor to assist you
                                                                                                      in getting ready for the transition from study to
                                                                                                      employment. The program enables you to expand
                                                                                                      your professional networks, develop your skills
         Rated no. 2 in Australia                                                                     and prepare for your future career.

         for work experience
         International Student Barometer 2016

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We recognise that careers are evolving      TOPICS
                                                                                                                                                           and the workplace of the future will
                                                                                                                                                                                                       • Innovative & Creative Thinking:
                                                                                         A DYNAMIC LEARNING                                                look very different from today’s. That’s
                                                                                                                                                           why we’re constantly fine-tuning our          Recognising opportunities
                                                                                         EXPERIENCE EMPOWERING                                             degrees to empower you to create
                                                                                                                                                                                                       • Collaboration, Co-Creation & The
                                                                                                                                                           the jobs of the future.
                                                                                         YOU TO THINK BIG.                                                                                               Crowd: Leveraging your ecosystem for
                                                                                                                                                           The innovation and enterprise suite is
                                                                                         FLINDERS UNIVERSITY                                               powered by Fox School of Business
                                                                                                                                                           at Temple University, a US top-ten
                                                                                                                                                                                                       • Innovation for Social Impact:
                                                                                         OFFERS STUDENTS                                                   university for entrepreneurship** and
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Doing good while doing well
                                                                                                                                                           cutting-edge online teaching. Each
                                                                                         THE OPPORTUNITY TO                                                topic is embedded with the philosophy
                                                                                                                                                                                                       • From Intuition to Insight:
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Validating desirability, feasibility
                                                                                         EMBED INNOVATION AND                                              of the Flinders New Venture Institute,
                                                                                                                                                           our entrepreneurial arm. Innovation and
                                                                                                                                                                                                         and viability

                                                                                         ENTERPRISE TOPICS                                                 enterprise topics can be undertaken         • From Innovation to Impact:
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Creating a roadmap from opportunity
                                                                                                                                                           with any degree at any time to unlock
                                                                                         WITHIN THEIR DEGREE.                                              your career potential.                        to action

                                                                                                                                                           By providing you with the skills            • Going Live!
                                                                                         Around 70 per cent of young                                       necessary to enhance your creativity,         Strategies, resources and activities
                                                                                                                                                           understand and embrace innovation,
                                                                                         Australian graduates are starting                                 and think like an entrepreneur, we’ll
                                                                                                                                                                                                       • Finding Backers & Champions:
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Pitching for financial resources and
                                                                                         their careers in roles that will                                  prepare you for graduate success.             support
                                                                                         substantially change or be obsolete                               You’ll gain an understanding of the
                                                                                                                                                           forces of disruption, using new             • Early Wins Matter:
                                                                                         in the next 10 to 15 years*.                                      technology and business models to             Nothing happens without a sale
                                                                                                                                                           succeed in the industries of today,
                                                                                         At Flinders, we prepare you for                                   and challenge the industries of
                                                                                         the careers of tomorrow, providing                                tomorrow.
                                                                                         you with the ‘personal enterprise’                                Expand your learning experience and
                                                                                         skills to be ready for the five career                            excel in a future that will be automated,
                                                                                                                                                           globalised and collaborative by adding
                                                                                         changes and 17 different jobs* you                                innovation and enterprise topics to
                                                                                         are likely to have over your lifetime.                            your degree.
                                                                                                                                                           Fundamental topics are available to

                     GOING BEYOND STARTS WITH                                                                                                              all students undertaking a Flinders
                                                                                                                                                           bachelor degree. In addition, the

                                                                                                                                                           Bachelor of Letters (Innovation and
                                                                                                                                                           Enterprise) can be undertaken with an
                                                                                                                                                           existing undergraduate degree, as a
                                                                                                                                                           fourth year standalone course, and as
                                                                                                                                                           an online undergraduate course.

                                                                                         * The New Work Smarts , Foundation for Young Australians, 2017.
                                                                                         ** The Princeton Review, 2017.

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                                                 with industry

                                                 Flinders has forged strong
                                                 relationships with industry
                                                 partners locally and
                                                 Some of the many important                                                                                   Flinders University and
                                                 industry and project-based                                                                                   CDW Studios ranked
                                                 partnerships Flinders has                                                                                    no. 1 in the world for
                                                 formed include:                                                                                              digital media
                                                                                                                                                              The Rookies, Best Creative Media and Entertainment

                                                 Business                                                                                                     Schools report 2017

                                                 Australian Fashion Labels
                                                 Australian Fashion Labels is a top fashion apparel
                                                 company based in Adelaide, with over 3,000
                                                 stockists worldwide and international offices in
                                                 Los Angeles and Shanghai. Flinders Business
                                                 students can undertake work placements and
                                                 gain hands-on experience in public relations,
                                                 social media, international marketing and

                                                 Creative Arts & Digital Media
                                                 CDW Studios
                                                 Flinders offers courses in collaboration with
                                                 CDW Studios, providing training in visual
                                                 effects and entertainment design. Students
                                                 learn from leading industry professionals who
                                                 have worked with companies such as Disney,
                                                 Blizzard Entertainment, Rising Sun Pictures,
                                                 WETA, Wizards of the Coast and Lego. Flinders
                                                 and CDW Studios’ School of Visual Effects
                                                 and Entertainment Design was named the Best
                                                 Digital Illustration School in The Rookies’ Best
                                                 Creative Media and Entertainment Schools
                                                 report for 2017.

                                                 Information Technology                                  Health, Medicine & Nursing                             Flinders Medicine is co-located with Flinders
                                                                                                                                                                Medical Centre: a major South Australian
                                                 Cisco Australia                                         SA Health                                              hospital. Our medical and other health students
                                                 Cisco, a worldwide leader in networking and             Flinders works in partnership with the South           have the opportunity to be exposed to authentic,

                                                 the provider of the state-of-the-art network            Australian Department of Health and Ageing             patient-centred clinical experiences from early on
                                                 infrastructure at Flinders, will support high quality   to provide clinical training placements to our         in their courses.
                                                 research in innovative health technologies.             medicine, nursing and health sciences students         Rural placements are also a focus of our
STUDIOS                                          Flinders and Cisco have also established a Cisco        in hospitals and health services across South          degrees, exposing students to a professional
SCHOOL OF VISUAL EFFECTS                         Academy at Tonsley that trains students for             Australia. These placements ensure our students        multidisciplinary environment where patient
                                                 the jobs of the future. Work in the area has the        are well equipped to apply the theory they learn       presentations cover a wide range of needs.
                                                 potential to radically change how people interact       to patients and communities in a variety of health
                                                 with health services, and how they manage and           service settings.
                                                 maintain their health throughout life.

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                                                                                                                                                                            9                     th
                                                                                                                         Flinders is home to a vibrant and
                                                                                                                         constantly evolving research community,
                                                                                                                         with research strengths in the following
                                                                                                                         broad categories:
                                                                                                                         • engineering and technology
                                                                                                                         • health and medical
                                                                                                                         • people and society
                                                                                                                         • science, environment and natural resources
                                                                                                                         • defence.
                                                                                                                         Our research spans areas such as:
                                                                                                                             autonomous vehicles
                                                                                                                             clean technology                               9th highest medical
                                                                                                                             energetic materials
                                                                                                                             health and medical
                                                                                                                                                                            research funding
                                                                                            Through research             •   labour and industry transformation studies
                                                                                                                                                                            Flinders’ research funding of $24.6m from the National
                                                                                                                                                                            Health and Medical Research Council was the ninth

                                                                                            and research-led             •
                                                                                                                             marine and maritime research
                                                                                                                             medical devices
                                                                                                                                                                            highest in Australia for 2018.

                                                                                            teaching, we build           •   nanotechnology and analytical chemistry
                                                                                                                                                                            World-class rankings
                                                                                                                         •   people and society
                                                                                            and develop the              •   psychology and neuroscience                    Flinders is ranked among the top
                                                                                                                                                                            universities worldwide in the following
                                                                                            knowledge and                •   water and the environment.
                                                                                                                                                                            subject areas:
                                                                                                                         Flinders also appoints elite international and
                                                                                            capabilities that            Australian researchers as strategic professors
                                                                                                                                                                            QS world university rankings by subject 2018

                                                                                                                                                                            • top 100 for nursing
                                                                                            improve lives and            to sharpen the University’s research profile and
                                                                                                                         build strength in areas of strategic research      • top 200 for education and training
                                                                                            enhance society.

                                                                                                                         significance.                                      • top 200 for psychology
                                                                                                                         Through specialisation and collaboration, our      • top 200 for sociology
                                                                                       research has a positive impact, not just on your
                                                                                                                         learning, but on the world around us.
                                                                                                                                                                            • top 200 for English language and literature
                                                                                                                                                                            • top 250 for medicine
                                                                                                                                                                            • top 300 for agriculture and forestry
                                                                                                                                                                            • top 300 for law and legal studies
                                                                                                                                                                            • top 315 for life sciences and medicine
                                                                                                                                                                            • top 337 for arts and humanities.
                                                                                                                                                                            Times Higher Education world university
                                                                                                                                                                            rankings by subject 2018
                                                                                                                                                                            • top 200 for clinical, pre-clinical and health
          Over 90% research rated                                                                                                                                           • top 250 for engineering and technology

          world-standard or above
                                                                                                                                                                            • top 300 for arts and humanities
                                                                                                                                                                            • top 300 for social science.
          Australian Federal Government’s most recent Excellence in
          Research for Australia assessment (2015)

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Adelaide is the capital of
                                                                                                                  Royal Croquet Club
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Most affordable state
South Australia – a modern,                                                                                                                                                                                               capital city in Australia
metropolitan city of festivals,                                                                                                                                                                                           for students
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          QS Best Student Cities 2017
relaxed living and education                                                                                                                                      Shopping on Rundle Street
Studying in Adelaide means                                                                                                                                        An authentic ‘Aussie’ experience                        Shopping
                                                                                                                                                                  South Australia offers an authentic Australian          Adelaide has a wide range of retail outlets, making
you are also residing in                                                                                                                                          experience. The state offers a mix of beautiful         it easy to shop for any taste or budget. Westfield
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Marion, the biggest shopping mall in Adelaide,
                                                                                                                                                                  landscapes, sparkling beaches, rolling hills and a
one of the world’s most                                                                                                                                           vibrant urban centre. Visit our world-famous wine       is located just 10 minutes from our Bedford Park
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          campus. Rundle Mall, located in the city centre,
liveable cities.                                                                                                                                                  regions, the rugged Flinders Ranges, and popular
                                                                                                                                                                  metropolitan beaches, or see Australian wildlife        offers a strip of department stores and high street
                                                                                                                                                                  on Kangaroo Island.                                     brands, while the café-lined Rundle Street is home
We have a relaxed, easygoing                                                                                                                                                                                              to designer labels. There is also a wide range of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          options further out of the city.
lifestyle and Adelaide has                                                                                                                                        Getting around
been acknowledged as
                                                                                                                                                                  Adelaide is well serviced by public transport, and
                                                                                                                                                                  international students receive the same transport
                                                                                                                                                                  concessions as local students, saving you up to         South Australia is a food centre, with a higher
Australia’s safest city.*                                                                                                                                         $700 per year on transport costs. A free tram and       ratio of cafés and restaurants to residents
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          than any other city in Australia. Our state is
Adelaide also has one of the                                                                                                                                      bus service runs in the Adelaide city centre.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          well-known for quality produce – from fresh
                                                                                                                                                                  Buses run frequently to and from Flinders
most diverse mix of students                                                                                                                                      University and the adjacent Flinders Medical
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          fruit and vegetables through to the finest meat
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and seafood. The city is close to well-known
                                                                                                                                                                  Centre, with various routes running directly from
out of any Australian city.                                                                                                                                       the city and suburbs. Soon, a new train extension
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          produce regions, such as the Barossa Valley and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          McLaren Vale, offering easy access to farmers
                                                                                                                                                                  will connect Flinders directly to the city, making it
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          markets. Adelaide is a multicultural city well-                                                                                                                                                 even easier to get around.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          catered to vegan, vegetarian, Halal and Kosher
*Suncorp Bank Family Friendly City Report 2013                                                                                                                    Adelaide is also cycling-friendly, with a large         requirements.
                                                                                                                                                                  community of cyclists and dedicated bike lanes.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Bread and Bone Grill restaurant
                                                                                                                                                                  South Australia is known as the ‘Festival State’,
                                                                                                                                                                  and there are regular cultural and sporting
                                                                                                                                                                  events including:
                                                                                                                                                                  •   WOMADelaide
                                                                                                                                                                  •   Adelaide Festival
                                                                                                                                                                  •   Adelaide Fringe
                                                                                                                                                                  •   Tour Down Under

                                                                                                                                                                  •   V8 Supercar Adelaide 500.

                          Koalas at Cleland Wildlife Park
                                                                       Henley Beach jetty

                                                                                                                  Top 5 most liveable cities
                                                                                                                  of the world
                                                                                                                  The Economist, Global Liveability Report 2017

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South Australia’s
Adelaide is the capital of
South Australia – a region
                               South Australia is fortunate to have a
                               Mediterranean climate, with long, hot summers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             South Australia Top 5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             region in the world
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2017
of many contrasts, from        and cool to cold, snowless winters.
                               Season average temperature range
rugged outback wilderness      Summer (December to February)
to beautiful beaches, all      25˚C to 35˚C / 77˚F to 95˚F
                               Autumn (March to May)
in close proximity to our      20˚C to 25˚C / 68˚F to 77˚F

metropolitan city centre.      Winter (June to August)
                               10˚C to 15 ˚C / 50˚F to 59˚F
                               Spring (September to November)
Known for our unique           20˚C to 25˚C / 68˚F to 77˚F
wildlife, iconic natural
                               Time zones
landscapes and friendly,       Australia is divided into three time zones, with

laidback people, you will be   Adelaide coming under Australian Central
                               Standard Time (ACST).                                Glenelg beach

warmly welcomed as you         Time difference between Adelaide
                               and overseas
begin your journey from        Indonesia - 2.5 hours
                                                                                  Living in Adelaide                                      Flights
wherever you are in the        China, Malaysia, Singapore - 1.5 hours             Living in Adelaide is easy, and more affordable         You can fly to Adelaide from anywhere in the world, and there are many direct flights available.                 Comfortable
world to South Australia.      United Arab Emirates - 5.5 hours                   than Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth.
                                                                                  It is recommended that individuals budget a
                                                                                                                                          Estimated flight times to Adelaide*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Mediterranean climate
                               Germany - 7.5 hours                                                                                        *Some flights require stopovers.
                                                                                  minimum of $20,290 for annual living costs in             United Kingdom - 9.5 hours                         Australia. This estimate will increase if individuals
                                                                                  are accompanied by partners and children.
                               USA - 18 hours
                                                                                  Websites to assist you in developing a budget for                                                                                                                         1.37 million
                                                                                  living costs include:
                                                                                                                                                           22 hours                                           Beijing 13 hours                              Adelaide population
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Tokyo 9 hours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Estimated by 2017, Population Australia
                                                                                                                                                          Dubai    New Delhi
                                                                Adelaide Oval                                                                                                    13 hours     10 hours     Guangzhou
                                                                                                                                                                                                           9 hours

                                                                                  Adelaide cost of living estimates                                                                                        Singapore
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            3,700 km of South
                                                                                  Average weekly costs*                   $ AUD                                     Lagos
                                                                                                                                                                22 hours
                                                                                                                                                                             16 hours
                                                                                                                                                                                                           7 hours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Australian coastline
                                                                                  (shared or single)
                                                                                  Public transport                        $20-35
                                                                                                                                              Buenos Aires                         Johannesburg 12 hours                                        Auckland
                                                                                                                                              19 hours                                                                                          4 hours
                                                                                  Food (eating at home)                   $90-135                                                                                                      Sydney

                                                                                  Utilities (electricity/gas/water)       $40-55                                                                                     Adelaide
                                                                                  Telephone and internet                  $20-40

                                                                                  Clothes/entertainment                   $50+

                                                                                  Total                                   $355-565
                                                                                  * These prices are estimated for 2018.

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Our                                                                                                                                                                 Flinders at Tonsley
locations                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Flinders at Tonsley

Flinders University offers you an
authentic on-campus student
experience in a beautiful
natural environment.


                                            City Centre
                            20 minutes
                             to airport              VICTORIA SQUARE

                                                       20 minutes

                                            BEDFORD PARK CAMPUS
                                              TONSLEY CAMPUS
                                                                                                                                                                    Tonsley embodies world’s best practice in education, teaching and research.
                           15 minutes
                          to the beach
                                                                                                                                                                    It’s a place where innovation, collaboration and entrepreneurial spirit combine
                                                                                                                                                                    to create the products and processes of the 21st century and beyond.
Bedford Park                                            Tonsley                                             Victoria Square
                                                                                                                                                                    With more than 150 staff and 2,000 students      Tonsley is located centrally between Flinders
Located just 12km south of the centre of                Flinders at Tonsley is a place where our students   Victoria Square is our city location. Situated
Adelaide, the Bedford Park campus is Flinders’
main campus. It’s a spacious, elevated site with
                                                        interact with business, and where business
                                                        interacts with our researchers in areas such as
                                                                                                            in the centre of Adelaide’s business district, it
                                                                                                            encourages close collaboration with surrounding
                                                                                                                                                                    – and a 2,000 square metre pod for heavy
                                                                                                                                                                    engineering equipment – Tonsley centrally
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     University’s Bedford Park campus and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Adelaide city. It is connected to the city by   28 laboratories
                                                                                                                                                                    locates the University’s teaching and            train, offering convenient access 15 minutes
panoramic views to the coast and over the city.
Our Student Hub offers 24/7 study spaces and
                                                        engineering, medical devices and nanoscale
                                                        technologies to create the new products and
                                                                                                            industry and the opportunity to develop industry
                                                                                                            links. It is an alternative location where we provide
                                                                                                                                                                    research in computer science, engineering
                                                                                                                                                                    and mathematics, the New Venture Institute,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     from the city’s CBD. And Tonsley is a five-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     minute car ride, a 15-minute ride on the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     150 staff
access to all student services in one convenient        processes of the 21st century.                      information to students and teach a selection of
location.                                               Study areas taught at Tonsley include:              our courses and topics.
                                                                                                                                                                    Flinders Partners, Medical Device Research
                                                                                                                                                                    Institute, and Centre for Nanoscale Science
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Flinders loop bus, or a 30-minute walk from
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     the Bedford Park campus.                        2,000 students

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            120 M
With its natural beauty and bright, lush spaces to      • computing and mathematics                         These include:                                          and Technology alongside local and
invigorate you as you go about your day, Flinders’                                                                                                                  international businesses, including industrial
                                                        • engineering and design                            •   accounting
Bedford Park campus offers a uniquely inspiring                                                                                                                     manufacturing company Siemens.

                                                        • science.                                          •   business and business administration
study experience.
                                                                                                            •   public policy and public administration
                                                                                                            •   social work
                                                                                                            •   law                                                                                                                                                  $120m
                                                                                                                health and aged care administration
                                                                                                                languages.                                                                                                                                           innovation

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Get the Flinders experience at
          home with our virtual reality

                                                                                              With innovative student-centred spaces
                                                                                              alongside the best of coffee and street
                                                                                              food, all located in a breathtaking natural

                                                                 experience                   environment, Flinders offers you a one-of-
                                                                                              a-kind university experience.

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          Hub & Plaza                                                                                                                                                                                 Get involved
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Getting involved in campus life will help you
          The award-winning Student Hub                                                                                                                                                               make the most out of your time at university.
          and Plaza is open 24/7 to help
          you get the most out of your
          on-campus experience.

                                                                     Food & drink                           Flinders University Student
                                                                                                            Association (FUSA)
                                                                                                            FUSA represents the rights and
                                                                                                            interests of students, helping them
                                                               • Alere Restaurant
                                                                                                            with academic, administrative and
                                                               • Grind & Press Café                         welfare issues. FUSA also manages
                                                                                                            social events, non-sporting clubs and
                                                               • Kutchi Deli Parwana                        societies, and the student publication
                                                               • Subway                                     Empire Times.
                                                                                                                                                           Sport & fitness                                 Flinders Living
                                                               • Toly Vietnamese                            Clubs & societies                              Our Bedford Park campus includes                Flinders is the only university in Adelaide
                                                               • Urban Paddock Co.                                                                         a state-of-the-art Sport and Fitness            that gives you the opportunity to live
                                                                                                            Flinders has a range of clubs and
                                                                                                                                                           Centre with the best views of any gym           on campus. Flinders Living offers
                                                                                                            societies to cater to your interests,
                                                               • Tavern by Burger Theory                    whether they are related to your degree,
                                                                                                                                                           in Adelaide, as well as courts and ovals        accommodation for over 550 students,
                                                                                                                                                           for a variety of sports. Annual student         and also runs a free service listing the
                                                               • Nutrition Republic                         religion, culture, political affiliation, or
                                                                                                                                                           membership is $199.                             private rental accommodation available
                                                                                                            just for fun.
                                                               • Café Bon Voyage                                                                                                                           off-campus in the local area.

                                                               • Student kitchen                            Empire Times                                   Art Gallery & Museum
                                                                                                                                                           Housing one of the most significant
                                                                                                            Empire Times is a free student culture
                                                                                                                                                           Indigenous university art collections
                                                                                                            and politics magazine published
                                                                                                                                                           in Australia, Flinders University Art
                                                                                                                                                           Museum offers an expanding collection
                                                                                                                                                           of art to excite your senses and foster
                                                                                                                                                           new ways of thinking.

                                       • Pharmacy
                                       • Post Office
                                       • The Co-op bookstore
                                       • STA Travel
                                       • Flinders Vision

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We are here to help you get started, with a range of services that
support you to quickly settle into your new life at Flinders.
Flinders Connect
Flinders Connect is the front door to student
services at Flinders.
You can seek help from our team of
                                                 The Flinders University Childcare Centre
                                                 offers childcare for children under school
                                                 age. The centre has attained the highest
                                                 level of accreditation, with experienced and
                                                                                                                                                                                                   88                                           %88% student satisfaction
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 with learning
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 International Student Barometer 2016

knowledgeable staff via phone, face-to-face
                                                 qualified staff offering exceptional care and
or online. You can also access Flinders
                                                 education in a nurturing and stimulating
Connect for specialist assistance in careers,
                                                 environment. Places are limited and booking
IT and a range of support services.
                                                 is essential.

International Student Services                   Health, counselling & disability
For international students, including
onshore international students, International    services
Student Services (ISS) is the first point of     When you enrol at Flinders, you will have
contact and offers a range of programs and       access to confidential and professional
services. There are programs supporting          health, counselling and disability services
your enrolment, study and social life, as        including GPs and nurses for emergency          “Flinders has given me the opportunity
well as a referral service to facilities on      and routine medical care. We can also assist    to gain both professional and practical
campus and within the local community. ISS       you with equal opportunity concerns.            experience…It has ensured that I have the
organises a general orientation program for
                                                                                                 best possible chance to succeed.”
new international students, monthly morning
teas and tours.
                                                                                                 Aqeel Asad

                                                 Oasis is a multi-faith, multicultural centre    Bachelor of Business student
Arrival services                                 where support is provided by chaplains          Pakistan                                                                                          Computers, printing & wi-fi                    Student Learning Centre
                                                 of all faiths to meet the spiritual and
Flinders University is a leading Australian      religious needs of the Flinders community.                                                                                                        Work at your own pace anywhere in the          The Student Learning Centre provides
university in arrival support for new students   Oasis offers various forms of prayer and                                                                                                          University by accessing our many computer      learning support for Flinders University

from overseas. Before you leave home,            meditation, seminars, and study and                                                                                                               labs or by connecting your own device          students, ranging from writing and
ISS will assist you to plan your arrival in      discussion groups, as well as a drop-in                                                                                                           to our printers or the extensive wireless      mathematics support to assistance with
Adelaide. They will connect you with on-         centre for friendship over tea and coffee.                                                                                                        network – one of the fastest, most secure      study and time-management skills.
campus support services and staff in your                                                                                                                                                          campus wireless networks in the Southern
academic area, making your transition to                                                                                                                                                           Hemisphere.                                    English language support
Flinders as smooth as possible.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  SLC also offers a free program to support
                                                                                                                                                      Flinders University provides                 Flinders Learning Online
Meet & greet                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      non-English speaking background students

ISS offers a free meet-and-greet service for
                                                                                                                                                      a range of support services                  Flinders Learning Online (FLO) enables you
                                                                                                                                                                                                   to access course materials and resources,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  who need to improve their English in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  academic context.
new international students. You will be met                                                                                                           to help you achieve your full                enrol or withdraw from topics, check your
at Adelaide Airport, the railway station or
the central bus station and taken directly to                                                                                                         academic potential.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   email accounts, and keep up-to-date with       Transition Office
                                                                                                                                                                                                   University-wide announcements.
your new accommodation. The service is                                                                                                                                                                                                            The Transition Office coordinates a number
also free for accompanying family members.                                                                                                                                                                                                        of successful programs aimed at assisting
A booking is required.                                                                                                                                                                             Student support                                you at all stages of your transition to
                                                                                                                                                      “Flinders is full of opportunities. The

                                                                                                                                                                                                   Study Adelaide runs a year-long calendar       university.
Orientation                                                                                                                                           international student support team and       of free and discounted events especially for
                                                                                                                                                      counsellors are amazing.”                    international students. As soon as you arrive, Library
The first few days of university are exciting
                                                                                                                                                                                                   you will be given a free welcome backpack
but can also be daunting, which is why                                                                                                                Dharshinie Vimalanathan
we have a number of orientation sessions                                                                                                              Bachelor of Psychological Sciences student   and guide with everything you need to know Across our four library sites, you will find
                                                                                                                                                      Malaysia                                     about living in Adelaide. Find out more at:    more than one million books and journals,
and programs to help you get used to the                                                                                                                                                                                                          extensive electronic collections, and a wide
University community. We also have a range                                                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  range of services and facilities to support
of student services available to assist you
throughout your studies.
                                                                                                 Free meet-and-greet service                                                                                                                      your learning and research interests. The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Central Library serves the whole Flinders
                                                                                                 from Adelaide Airport, railway                                                                                                                   community while specialist libraries act as
                                                                                                 station or central bus station.                                                                                                                  information hubs for those studying law,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  legal studies, nursing and health, and our
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  medical programs.

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Accommodation                                                                                                                           Living off campus
                                                                                                                                        With Flinders University’s
                                                                                                                                        convenient location and
                                                                                                                                        so many transport and
                                                                                                                                        accommodation options
                                                                                                                                        available, living off
                                                                                                                                        campus is easy.

                                                                                                Flinders Living

Flinders is the only             On-campus living                                 Cost
                                                                                  $398 per week for a single room
university in Adelaide where     The Flinders campus is safe, affordable and      including 15 professionally prepared meals
                                 convenient. Join a diverse community of          per week.*
you can choose to live on        students from across Australia and over 30
campus. Experience all the       countries worldwide.
                                                                                  Deirdre Jordan Village
                                 You have the option of living either at the      The Deirdre Jordan Village provides modern
friendship, support and          catered University Hall or independently         accommodation in self-catered, fully                                               Flinders Living runs a free service that lists
social opportunities that        in the self-catered Deirdre Jordan
                                 Village. Both options offer academic and
                                                                                  equipped units. It offers a range of culturally                                    the private rental accommodation available
                                                                                  inclusive activities in the community centre.                                      off campus in the local area. They can
help make Flinders such a        personal support from in-house tutors and
                                                                                  The village has accommodation for over
                                                                                                                                                                     also provide information on your rights and
                                 coordinators.                                                                                                                       responsibilities as a tenant. Check the
great place to live and study.                                                    350 students, living areas (some private),
                                                                                                                                                                     Flinders Living website for more details.
                                 University Hall                                  landscaped gardens and outdoor areas                                                            with barbecues, and secure storage and car
                                                                                  parking. Single gender accommodation is
                                                                                                                                                                     Flinders Living provides a free, up-to-date
                                 The University Hall is a catered residence                                                                                          accommodation service which lists private
                                 with a strong collegial atmosphere.              also available.                                                                    accommodation available on the rental
                                 The hall has accommodation for over 200          Cost
                                 students in fully-furnished single rooms,                                                                                 
                                                                                  Village standard unit: $250 per student per
                                 secure storage and car parking, and small                                                                                           private-accommodation-service.cfm
                                                                                  week for a single room including all utilities.*
                                 communal kitchens. You can mix with other                                                                                           More information about the type, cost and
                                                                                  Village annexe unit: $198 per student per
                                 students in common areas, sporting areas,                                                                                           availability of accommodation in Adelaide
                                                                                  week for a single room including all utilities.*
                                 the outdoor cinema, gazebos and gardens,                                                                                            can also be found on the following websites:
                                 including a landscaped central courtyard.        *costs are based on 2018 rates
                                 “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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Global                                                Short-term
                                           network                                               study
                                           Flinders’ international links include                 Short-term study programs
                                           partnerships across Asia, Europe                      enable you to study for six to
                                           and North America.                                    twelve months (one or two
                                                   semesters) in Adelaide.
                                           Our global network provides international             Live in a new city, enhance your
                                           exchange opportunities, joint research
                                           programs, and regular visits by academics
                                                                                                 career prospects, undertake
                                           from international universities.                      professional development
                                           Brazil                    Malaysia                    opportunities, experience a
                                           University of Sao Paolo   HELP University
                                                                     Universiti Kebangsaan
                                                                                                 different culture and meet new
                                           Simon Fraser University   Malaysia                    people without interrupting your
                                                                     Universiti Malaya
                                                                                                 studies or career path.
                                           Universidad de
                                           Valparaiso                University of Malawi
                                           China                     Mexico                      Student exchange
                                           Capital Normal            The Autonomous
                                           University                University of Queretaro     If you are studying at one of our partner
                                           Central South             Netherlands
                                                                                                 institutions, you may be eligible for the
                                           University                                            student exchange program. Contact your
                                                                     Utrecht University
                                                                                                 home institution for application information.
                                           Chinese Academy of        Maastricht University
                                           Social Sciences
                                           Nankai University
                                                                     Nanyang Technological
                                                                                                 Study abroad
                                           Germany                   University                  If you are not studying at a Flinders
                                           Dresden University of     Parkway College of          University exchange partner or currently
                                           Technology                Nursing & Allied Health     enrolled at an overseas university, you can
                                           Hong Kong                 Social Service Institute    study with us on a fee-paying basis. Flinders
                                           The Chinese University    (SSI)                       offers multiple options to suit your academic,
                                           of Hong Kong              Sweden                      career and lifestyle goals.
                                           University of Hong        Malmö University            To qualify, you will be required to study a
                                           Kong                                                  minimum of three topics per semester to
                                           India                     National                    maintain a full-time study load. You can study
                                           Amity University          Nanotechnology Centre       four or five topics per semester if you wish.
                                           Manipal University        UK

                                                                                                 Tuition fees
                                           Indonesia                 St George Hospital
                                           Universitas Airlangga     Medical School              3 topics AUD$6,750
                                           Universitas Gadjah        University College          4 topics AUD$9,000
                                           Mada                      London                      5 topics AUD$11,250
                                           Universitas Indonesia     University of Stirling

                                           Japan                     USA
                                           Hiroshima University      Johns Hopkins
                                           National Institute for    University
                                           Materials Science         Temple University –
                                           Korea                     Fox School of Business
                                           Kyung Hee University      University of Arizona
                                           Chungnam National         University of Texas at
                                           University                Austin

1 of 12 members of International Network                                                                                                          Over 100 partnership institutions
of Universities (INU)                                                                                                                             across 33 countries
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Study areas
          Flinders offers degrees in a range of 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 74
          provides a full listing of all undergraduate courses available at Flinders.

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Arts                                                   Arts majors and minors                                 Law and society
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Law and society equips you with practical legal
                                                                                                                      Immerse yourself in the ideas that shape               Areas of study that can be taken either as             and analytical skills valuable in many industries
                                                                                                                      the world we live in.                                  major or minor sequences include:                      including social work, policing, legal services,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    research and policy positions.

                     ARTS: prepare to become an
                                                                                                                      BACHELOR OF ARTS
                                                                                                                                                                             Applied linguistics
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Modern Greek
                                                                                                                      CRICOS CODE                              002633F       Applied linguistics is concerned with the
                                                                                                                      COURSE LENGTH                      3 years full-time   practical issues of language such as learning          The study of Modern Greek language and
                                                                                                                                                                             and teaching, policy, multilingualism, cross-          culture provides the key to understanding the

                     independently minded citizen
                                                                                                                      INTAKE                     Semester 1, Semester 2
                                                                                                                                                                             cultural communication, maintaining languages,         importance of the Hellenic tradition in western
                                                                                                                      2019 FE E                            AUD$27,600
                                                                                                                                                                             and language difficulties.                             intellectual development.
                                                                                                                      ENGLISH                         IELTS: 6 (S6, W6)
                                                                                                                      REQUIRE MENTS                 PTE: 50* (see pg 84)     Australian studies                                     Philosophy

                     of the future
                                                                                                                      OPPORTUNIT Y FOR INDUSTRY E XPE RIENCE                 Australian studies is a sociocultural analysis of      Philosophy deals with some of the big questions
                                                                                                                      PRE REQUISITE S                               None     a changing nation and its people, drawing on           about the world, society and ourselves,
                                                                                                                                                                             humanities, education and social sciences to           and encourages thought and discussion by
                                                                                                                      Investigate and analyse ideas, communicate             give a broad perspective of Australian culture         presenting a range of possible answers.
                                                                                                                      your findings and build your knowledge base in         and society.                                           Politics
                                                                                                                      a variety of areas with a BA. In many instances
                                                                                                                      you will also gain first-hand experience               Creative writing                                       Politics encompasses how groups of people
                                                                                                                      of how to apply what you learn through                 Creative writing develops the creative, practical,     conduct and understand their public life
                                                                                                                      practical topics, placements and internship            critical and collaborative skills necessary to         together. Politics is the study of public life in
                                                                                 Flinders University’s                opportunities.                                         pursue a career in the communication, arts and         Australia and the rest of the world.

                                                                                 arts degrees provide                 STUDY PROGRAM
                                                                                                                                                                             related creative industries.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Psychology is the study of human behaviour and
                                                                                 you with valuable,                   You will study one major sequence (taken
                                                                                                                      across three years) from one area of study and         Criminology explores who commits crime,                experience including how we learn and develop,
                                                                                 transferable skills to               one minor sequence (taken across two years)            and critiques how the criminal justice system
                                                                                                                                                                             responds to crime.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    personality and self-esteem, thinking processes,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and psychological problems.
                                                                                 adapt to the incredible              from a different area of study, together with a
                                                                                                                      selection of elective topics. You can choose to        Drama                                                  Screen and media
                                                                                 transformations                      use some of your elective topics to complete a         Drama offers grounding in the theories of theatre      Screen and media involves the study and
                                                                                 taking place in the                  second major rather than a minor.                      and performance workshops in movement,
                                                                                                                                                                             voice, improvisation and Stanislavskian
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    analysis of a wide range of screen-based media
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    including film, television, computer games and
                                                                                 professional world.                  PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE
                                                                                                                      Access practical topics, placements and
                                                                                                                                                                             techniques.                                            online media.

                                                                                 Design your degree by                internship opportunities through your choice of        English                                                Sociology
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Sociology studies the social institutions and
                                                                                 choosing from a range                majors and minors.                                     English encourages a knowledge of and
                                                                                                                                                                             enthusiasm for literature, and fosters effective       processes of contemporary society, linking
                                                                                 of disciplines.                      ACCREDITATION
                                                                                                                      The psychology major is accredited by the
                                                                                                                                                                             communication skills critical in the workplace
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    the way individuals form identities against the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    backdrop of society and the construction of
                                                                                                                      Australian Psychology Accreditation Council.                                                                  culture.
                                                                                                                      CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                                                                                          Spanish
                                                                                                                                                                             French is spoken in more than 40 countries,
                                                                                                                      Potential occupations include: graduate policy         including some of Australia’s closest neighbours,      Spanish is one of the three most widely spoken
                                                                                                                      officer, editorial assistant, communications           and is one of the most widely taught second            languages in the world, one of six official
                                                                                                                      and campaigns assistant, assistant advocacy            languages in the world.                                languages of the UN, and an important trading
                                                                                                                      officer, employment consultant.                                                                               language in the Asia-Pacific.
                                                                                                                                                                             Geography and environmental studies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Visual arts
                                                                                                                      FUTURE STUDY                                           Geography and environmental studies explores
                                                                                                                                                                             dynamic relationships between people, our              Visual arts provides the technical, aesthetic, and
                                                                                                                      Options include: Honours available in most                                                                    cultural skills to understand and work in the arts
Degrees encompass the best of humanities,                                                                             majors, a variety of postgraduate degrees in
                                                                                                                                                                             cultures, and the natural and built environments
                                                                                                                                                                             that shape us.                                         and cultural sectors, and related fields.
social sciences and sciences                                                                                          major disciplines, PhD.
                                                                                                                                                                             History                                                Women’s studies
Study unique arts majors in drama, law                                                                                FIND OUT MORE                                                                                                 Women’s studies addresses the broad question
                                                                                                                                                                             History provides an introduction to issues that
and society, innovation and enterprise, and                                                                                    have shaped and continue to influence the              of how gender operates, both in contemporary
                                                                                                                                                                             modern world, such as revolution, fascism,             life and historically, in Australia and in other
archaeology                                                                                                                                                                  migration, population, warfare and globalisation.      cultures.
                                                                                                                      Explore your options
Flexibility to take a major and minor, double                                                                                                                                Indonesian                                             ARTS MINORS
major or extended major                                                                                               Flinders also offers undergraduate arts                As Indonesia undergoes unprecedented                   The following areas are available as minors in
                                                                                                                      degrees in the following areas:                        change, studying Indonesian language is a vital        the BA:
High achievers program provides mentoring                                                                             Arts High Achievers Program
                                                                                                                                                                             key to understanding our region.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    •   Archaeology
and prepares you for a research higher degree                                                                         Challenge your mind and develop your
                                                                                                                                                                             Innovation and enterprise                              •   Indigenous studies
                                                                                                                      intellect.                                             Innovation and enterprise provides you with the        •   Information technology
Combine science with traditional arts majors                                                                                                                                 skills to enhance your creativity, understand

                                                Study what you love
                                                                                                                      • Bachelor of Arts – Enhanced Program for High                                                                •   International affairs
in our science and arts degree                                                                                          Achievers
                                                                                                                                                                             and embrace innovation, and think like an
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    •   Mathematics
BA can be used as a pathway to a Master of                                                                            Arts and Science                                                                                              •   Professional studies
                                                                                                                                                                             International relations
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    •   Sciences.
Teaching                                                                                                              Discover what science and the arts have to
                                                over 40 majors available from the arts & sciences                     offer each other.
                                                                                                                                                                             International relations studies global issues such
                                                                                                                                                                             as diplomacy, foreign policy, the military, human
Academy and Emmy-winning director,                                                                                    • Bachelor of Arts and Science                         rights, economies, trade and international
writer, producer Scott Hicks is a Flinders BA                                                                         For more information on the undergraduate              organisations.
graduate                                                                                                              arts degrees available, including fees and             Italian
                                                                                                                      entry requirements, refer to the course index
                                                                                                                                                                             Italy is one of the wealthiest nations in the world,
                                                                                                                      on page 76 or visit our website:
                                                                                                                                                                             an essential tourist destination, and a major
                                                                                                                                                                             trading partner with Australia. Italian language is
                                                                                                                                                                             a pathway to employment.

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Business                                                The advanced nature of these degrees is
                                                                                                                                                                                               encapsulated by a guaranteed industry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Business (Innovation and Enterprise)
                                                                                                                                       Make your mark in business.                             placement, a research/project topic, participation        Think big, make an impact and design your
                                                                                                                                                                                               in a student conference, and individual mentoring.
                                                                                                                                       BACHELOR OF BUSINE SS                                                                                             future.

                      BUSINESS, COMMERCE                                                                                               BACHELOR OF BUSINE SS (ADVANCE D
                                                                                                                                       LE ADE RSHIP)
                                                                                                                                       CRICOS CODE                               058294B
                                                                                                                                                                                               Business (Human Resource
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         BACHELOR OF BUSINE SS (INNOVATION
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         AND E NTE RPRISE)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         BACHELOR OF BUSINE SS (ADVANCE D

                      & MANAGEMENT: building
                                                                                                                                       COURSE LENGTH                       3 years full-time                                                             LE ADE RSHIP AND INNOVATION AND
                                                                                                                                       INTAKE                       Semester 1, Semester 2     Attract, motivate and manage people.                      E NTE RPRISE)
                                                                                                                                       2019 FE E                             AUD$29,200                                                                  CRICOS CODE                                058294B
                                                                                                                                                                                               BACHELOR OF BUSINE SS (HUMAN                              COURSE LENGTH                        3 years full-time
                                                                                                                                       ENGLISH                          IELTS: 6 (S6, W6)
                                                                                                                                                                                               RE SOURCE MANAG EME NT )

                      the business of tomorrow
                                                                                                                                       REQUIRE MENTS                  PTE: 50* (see pg 84)                                                               INTAKE                       Semester 1, Semester 2
                                                                                                                                       OPPORTUNIT Y FOR INDUSTRY E XPE RIENCE                  BACHELOR OF BUSINE SS (ADVANCE D                          2019 FE E                              AUD$29,200
                                                                                                                                       PRE REQUISITE S                                None
                                                                                                                                                                                               LE ADE RSHIP AND HUMAN RE SOURCE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ENGLISH                           IELTS: 6 (S6, W6)
                                                                                                                                                                                               MANAG EMENT )
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         REQUIRE MENTS                   PTE: 50* (see pg 84)
                                                                                                                                       Combine practical learning based on solving real-       CRICOS CODE                                 058294B
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         OPPORTUNIT Y FOR INDUSTRY E XPE RIENCE
                                                                                                                                       world business problems with the skills to analyse      COURSE LENGTH                         3 years full-time
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         PRE REQUISITE S                                 None
                                                                                                                                       and understand key issues that businesses               INTAKE                        Semester 1, Semester 2
                                                                                                                                       deal with every day. The degree provides you            2019 FE E                               AUD$29,200        Get prepared for the jobs of the future and
                                                                                                                                       with the fundamental knowledge, contemporary            ENGLISH                            IELTS: 6 (S6, W6)      to deliver entrepreneurial solutions in a world
                                                                                                                                       case studies, workplace skills development and          REQUIRE MENTS                    PTE: 50* (see pg 84)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         disrupted by constant and rapid change. You will
                                                                                                                                       live industry experience to pursue a career in          OPPORTUNIT Y FOR INDUSTRY E XPE RIENCE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         receive mentorship from leading entrepreneurs,
                                                                                                                                       business. A Bachelor of Business (Advanced              PROFE SSIONAL ACCRE DITATION                              and work with innovative businesses. You will
                                                                                  Be future-focused                                    Leadership) is also available.                          PRE REQUISITE S                                  None     have the opportunity to learn and apply new
                                                                                  Stay ahead of change and uncertainty, and gain                                                                                                                         approaches to creating value, and enhancing
                                                                                                                                       STUDY PROGRAM                                           Identify ways to recruit, support, develop and
                                                                                  the innovation and personal enterprise skills you                                                                                                                      organisational outcomes and impact. A Bachelor
                                                                                  need to embrace dramatic shifts in the global job    The program will help you develop the practical         retain staff at a time when many organisations
                                                                                                                                                                                               are undergoing change. The degree provides                of Business (Advanced Leadership and
                                                                                  market – study innovation and enterprise.            skills employers are looking for, including strong
                                                                                                                                                                                               you with the skills and knowledge to pursue               Innovation and Enterprise) is also available.
                                                                                  Co-developed with Flinders’ New Venture              analytical skills, high-level problem-solving
                                                                                  Institute, business leaders and the prestigious      skills, the ability to communicate effectively          a specialist career in human resource                     STUDY PROGRAM
                                                                                  Temple University’s Fox School of Business in        within a business environment, and teamwork             management. In this degree, you will learn how
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         In the program you will receive invaluable
                                                                                  the US, you will learn to embrace innovation,        skills. Topics cover areas such as accounting           to attract, manage and retain people, and how
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         mentorship from leading entrepreneurs, work
                                                                                  think creatively and develop an entrepreneurial      for managers, law for business, economics for           to motivate them to contribute to organisational
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         with innovative businesses, and develop your
                                                                                  mindset. You will gain first-hand insights           business, quantitative methods, and innovative          aims and objectives. A Bachelor of Business
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         own ideas. Graduates receive a qualification
                                                                                  into the latest trends on topics ranging from        and creative thinking. Some topics are available        (Advanced Leadership and Human Resource
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         from Flinders, along with certification from the
                                                                                  transformational change to digital marketing.        online.                                                 Management) is also available.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         prestigious Temple University’s Fox School of
                                                                                  Stand out from the crowd and design your future.     PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE                                    STUDY PROGRAM                                             Business in the US. Topics cover areas such
                                                                                                                                                                                               The program helps you develop the practical               as management, people and organisations,
                                                                                                                                       Participate in an interactive peer review
                                                                                                                                                                                               skills employers are looking for, including strong        innovative and creative thinking, social innovation,
                                                                                                                                       assessment and Work-Integrated Learning and
                                                                                                                                                                                               analytical skills, high-level problem-solving skills,     entrepreneurship, and new venture creation.
                                                                                                                                       industry placement programs, and immerse
                                                                                                                                                                                               the ability to communicate effectively within             Some topics are available online.
                                                                                                                                       yourself in live industry projects with the New
                                                                                                                                       Venture Institute.                                      a business environment, and teamwork skills.              PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE
                                                                                                                                                                                               Human resource management specialisation
                                                                                                                                       CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                                                                                              Participate in Work-Integrated Learning and
                                                                                                                                                                                               topics are available in organisational behaviour,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         industry-embedded experiences. Immerse
                                                                                                                                       Potential occupations include: industry analyst,        training and development, HR planning,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         yourself in live industry projects with the New
                                                                                                                                       client service executive, human resource                recruitment and selection, managing diversity,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Venture Institute and engage with businesses in
                                                                                                                                       associate, graduate commercial analyst.                 reward and performance management,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         the real world in real time.
                                                                                                                                                                                               OH&S, employee relations, international
Be career-ready                                                                                                                        FURTHER STUDY
                                                                                                                                                                                               HR management, HR strategy and change                     CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
You can build real-world skills during Work-                                                                                           Options include: Honours; Graduate                      management, and labour law.                               Potential occupations include: commercial
Integrated Learning (WIL) placements                                                                                                   Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Master of
                                                                                                                                                                                               PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE                                      associate, innovation associate, business
and projects at a host of local and global                                                                                             Business Administration; Master of Business
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         development officer, marketing officer, junior
organisations. As part of your course you                                                                                              Administration/Master of Health Administration;         Participate in Work-Integrated Learning and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         business analyst, entrepreneur/founder.
will also have the opportunity to build                                                                                                Master of Business; Master of Accounting;               industry placement programs, and immerse
professional networks through mentorship                                                                                               Master of Accounting and Finance; Master of             yourself in live industry projects with the New           FURTHER STUDY
programs and industry placements.                                                                                                      Accounting and Marketing.                               Venture Institute.                                        Options include: Honours; Graduate Certificate,
                                                                                                                                       FIND OUT MORE                                           ACCREDITATION                                             Graduate Diploma and Master of Innovation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         and Enterprise; Graduate Certificate, Graduate
Be your own boss                                                                                                                               This degree is accredited with the Australian
                                                                                                                                                                                               Human Resources Institute.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Diploma and Master of Business Administration;
Develop the skills to be a job maker. Learn                                                                                                                                                                                                              Master of Business; Master of Accounting;
how entrepreneurs build new ventures                                                                                                   Business (Advanced Leadership)                          CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                                      Master of Accounting and Finance; Master of
and then create one yourself through                                                                                                                                                           Potential occupations include: industrial relations       Accounting and Marketing.
our innovation programs and the Venture                                                                                                Meet your full potential with advanced                  advisor, employee services advisor, labour market         FIND OUT MORE
Dorm accelerator program, where you                                                                                                    leadership studies in business.                         analyst/researcher, graduate employee relations
will be guided on how to take an idea and                                                                                                                                                      advisor.
                                                                                                                                       Designed for high-achieving students to meet
find a viable business model to launch
                                                                                                                                       their full potential, the advanced leadership           FURTHER STUDY
your start-up. More than 280 start-ups
                                                                                                                                       degree can be taken on its own or in any of
have already been created through the                                                                                                                                                          Options include: Honours; Graduate Certificate,
                                                                                                                                       the five Bachelor of Business specialisations
accelerator program and many continue to                                                                                                                                                       Graduate Diploma and Master of Business
                                                                                                                                       (human resource management, innovation and
be supported in the New Venture Institute’s    Five stars for educational experience,                                                  enterprise, international business, management
                                                                                                                                                                                               Administration; Master of Business; Master of
incubator, eNVIsion. Be your own boss                                                                                                                                                          Accounting; Master of Accounting and Finance;
and become part of a thriving start-up         learner engagement, and teaching quality                                                or marketing), and is designed for students
                                                                                                                                       demonstrating potential to attain leadership skills
                                                                                                                                                                                               Master of Accounting and Marketing.
ecosystem while studying at Flinders.          in business and management                                                              and work-relevant experience to make them of            FIND OUT MORE
                                                                                                                                       distinct value to employers.
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Business (International Business)                        Business (Management)                                    Business (Marketing)
Business beyond borders.                                 Implement strategies for management.                     Meet consumer needs.
BACHELOR OF BUSINE SS                                    BACHELOR OF BUSINESS (MANAGEMENT)                        BACHELOR OF BUSINESS (MARKETING)
(INTE RNATIONAL BUSINE SS)                               BACHELOR OF BUSINE SS (ADVANCE D                         BACHELOR OF BUSINE SS (ADVANCE D
BACHELOR OF BUSINE SS (ADVANCE D                         LE ADE RSHIP AND MANAG EME NT )                          LE ADE RSHIP AND MARK ETING)
LE ADE RSHIP AND INTE RNATIONAL                          CRICOS CODE                                058294B       CRICOS CODE                                 058294B
                                                         COURSE LENGTH                        3 years full-time   COURSE LENGTH                         3 years full-time
CRICOS CODE                                058294B
                                                         INTAKE                       Semester 1, Semester 2      INTAKE                        Semester 1, Semester 2
COURSE LENGTH                        3 years full-time
                                                         2019 FE E                              AUD$29,200        2019 FE E                               AUD$29,200
INTAKE                       Semester 1, Semester 2
                                                         ENGLISH                           IELTS: 6 (S6, W6)      ENGLISH                            IELTS: 6 (S6, W6)
2019 FE E                              AUD$29,200        REQUIRE MENTS                   PTE: 50* (see pg 84)     REQUIRE MENTS                    PTE: 50* (see pg 84)
REQUIRE MENTS                   PTE: 50* (see pg 84)
                                                         PRE REQUISITE S                                 None     PRE REQUISITE S                                  None
PRE REQUISITE S                                 None     Combine studies across all areas of business             Understand the principles of market research,
                                                         practice, including planning, decision-making,           the segmentation of markets and identification
Prepare yourself for a global career. You will learn     e-business, marketing, and HR and strategic              of target markets, pricing strategies, and the

                                                                                                                                                                                      A FRUITFUL
about how culture, language, political systems           management. As business managers face new                importance of advertising and promotion. In
and socio-economic factors affect international          challenges every day, the practical approach             this degree, you will learn how to understand
business practice. Apply your understanding              embedded in this degree will prepare you well            customers’ wants and needs, and how to create,
of cultural differences and the principles of            for your career as a business professional who           communicate and deliver products and services.
trade and management, integrating cultural               can build and support high-performing teams. A           Learn practical skills and how to analyse data in
understanding with your skills in core business          Bachelor of Business (Advanced Leadership and            order to develop marketing strategies across all
disciplines of finance, marketing, human resource

                                                         Management) is also available.                           sectors of the economy. A Bachelor of Business
(HR) management and global sustainability. A                                                                      (Advanced Leadership and Marketing) is also
Bachelor of Business (Advanced Leadership and            STUDY PROGRAM
International Business) is also available                The program will help you develop the practical
                                                         skills employers are looking for, including strong       STUDY PROGRAM
                                                         analytical skills, high-level problem-solving            The program will help you develop the practical
The program will help you develop the practical          skills, the ability to communicate effectively           skills employers are looking for, including strong
skills employers are looking for, including strong       within a business environment, and teamwork              analytical skills, high-level problem-solving skills,
analytical skills, high-level problem-solving skills,    skills. Management specialisation topics are             the ability to communicate effectively within
the ability to communicate effectively within                                                                                                                                                                    With his passion, creativity and persistence, commerce graduate Aaron Zhou saw his
a business environment, and teamwork skills.
                                                         available in organisational behaviour, international
                                                         business management, HR strategy and change
                                                                                                                  a business environment, and teamwork skills.
                                                                                                                  Marketing specialisation topics are available in
                                                                                                                                                                                      Choosing to become an      study at Flinders as an opportunity to grow a new business venture.
International business specialisation topics             management, sustainable resource management,             consumer behaviour, market research, strategic                      international student is   Established in 2008, Australia Morish Wine imports bottles of original Australian wine to
are available in international business, HR and
marketing management, and import-export theory
                                                         operations and supply chain management,
                                                         e-business, and leadership in business and
                                                                                                                  marketing, international marketing, marketing
                                                                                                                  communications, social media marketing,
                                                                                                                                                                                      a big step. But getting    China, and is partnered with some of Australia’s – and indeed the world’s – finest wineries.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 No doubt, Aaron’s time spent in South Australia and its culture of winemaking excellence
and practice.                                            society.                                                 e-business, marketing applications and services                     out of your comfort        contributed to his decision to introduce these wines to people back at home.
PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE                                     PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE
                                                                                                                                                                                      zone and taking on         Selecting the wines was a painstaking process. “Our professional purchasing team has
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 inspected more than 300 wineries,” Aaron said. “For their geographical culture, grape
Participate in Work-Integrated Learning and              Participate in Work-Integrated Learning and              PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE                                                new experiences can        planting and picking, winemaking style and taste, we finally signed seven excellent wineries
industry placement programs, and immerse                 industry placement programs, and immerse                 Participate in Work-Integrated Learning and
yourself in live industry projects with the New          yourself in live industry projects with the New          industry placement programs, and immerse
                                                                                                                                                                                      often lead you down        to be our strategic partners. They are: Lou Miranda, Turkey Flat, Turners Crossing, Gotham,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Hanging Rock, Signature, and Morish.”
Venture Institute.                                       Venture Institute.                                       yourself in live industry projects with the New                     unexpected paths.          It was while studying commerce at Flinders that Aaron was inspired to start the business,
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                                                                                              Venture Institute.
                                                         CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                                                                                                                                    with his experience at the University planting the seeds for his successful collaboration. “It
Potential occupations include: international trade       Potential occupations include: associate trainee,        CAREER OPPORTUNITIES                                                                           expanded my horizons and gave me a solid foundation in commerce. Also, I learned to be
graduate, international strategy project officer,        business consultant, management trainee,                 Potential occupations include: marketing officer,                                              independent, confident and tolerant. Before graduation, my group did a research project
international marketing officer, export trade            management consultant.                                   search engine marketer, customer insights                                                      about investment, which taught me the importance of practice and teamwork.”
facilitator.                                                                                                      analyst, digital marketing and social media                                                    Morish has gone from strength to strength. “In 2010, after establishing our mainland
                                                         FURTHER STUDY
FURTHER STUDY                                                                                                     coordinator, market analyst, marketing consultant.                                             headquarters in Chengdu, the company set up operations centres in Beijing and
                                                         Options include: Honours; Graduate Certificate,                                                                                                         Guangzhou, and set up bonded warehouses in Shanghai to be responsible for the
Options include: Honours; Graduate Certificate,          Graduate Diploma and Master of Business                  FURTHER STUDY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 business of the whole country,” Aaron said. “Morish is now the biggest supplier of
Graduate Diploma and Master of Business                  Administration; Master of Business; Master of            Options include: Honours; Graduate Certificate,                                                Australian wine in southwest China.” But for all of Aaron’s success, he’s not prepared
Administration; Master of Business; Master of            Accounting; Master of Accounting and Finance;            Graduate Diploma and Master of Business                                                        to stop striving for excellence. “My future goal is to lead Morish to become the biggest
Accounting; Master of Accounting and Finance;            Master of Accounting and Marketing.                      Administration; Master of Business; Master of                                                  exporter of Australian wine in China.”
Master of Accounting and Marketing.                                                                               Accounting; Master of Accounting and Finance;
                                                         FIND OUT MORE                                                                                                                                           Aaron’s commerce degree continues to influence his success. “It gave me a better
FIND OUT MORE                                                                                                     Master of Accounting and Marketing.
                                                                                                                                                                     understanding of business running and management, and I still apply the knowledge at                 bbusmgt                                                  FIND OUT MORE                                                                                  work,” he said.
                                                                                                                                                                     Aaron’s story is testament to the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship at the heart
                                                                                                                  bbusmktg                                                                                       of Flinders University’s business courses and teaching. Having successfully turned his
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 degree and study experience into a thriving international partnership that benefits both
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 South Australia and his Chinese customers, Aaron had this advice to share with students:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 “The university life is a process which can lead you to self-understanding and personal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 development, so cherish it and enjoy it.”
“Flinders Business offered something unique – namely the compulsory placement and
leadership components. Apart from the educational aspect, I also saw value in studying                                                                                                                           Aaron (Yalin) Zhou
away from the CBD, the ease in travelling to university and being in a quiet environment                                                                                                                         Commerce graduate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Chairman of Australia Morish Wines (China) Co Ltd
was appealing.”
Fawaaz Karim
Laws and Legal Practice/Commerce (Advanced Leadership and Accounting/Finance) student
New Colombo Plan Alumni Ambassador, Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

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