Flinders University

Introduction

Established in 1966, we are building on 50 years of achievement with a vision to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia’s most enterprising graduates. With core values of integrity, courage, innovation and excellence, and an underlying ethos of being student centred, Flinders University has a bold mission of Changing lives and changing the world.

Geographic Footprint

Headquartered in Adelaide, South Australia, we offer exceptional teaching on campus and online, with a physical presence extending across multiple locations from regional Victoria to the Northern Territory.

Structure

Our six college structure is designed to support education and research excellence, and student success.

  • College of Business, Government and Law
  • College of Education, Psychology and Social Work
  • College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
  • College of Medicine and Public Health
  • College of Nursing and Health Sciences
  • College of Science and Engineering

Research Excellence

Over 90 percent of our research is rated world-standard or above.

Research is a fundamental cornerstone of our mission as a University. Through research and research-led teaching, we build and develop the knowledge and capabilities that improve lives and enhance society as a whole. Major research areas include:

  • Autonomous vehicles
  • Clean technology
  • Energetic materials
  • Health and medical
  • Labour and industry transformation studies
  • Marine and maritime research
  • Medical devices
  • Nanotech and analytical chemistry
  • Psychology and neuroscience
  • Water and the environment.

Research and creative endeavour have been at the core of Flinders University’s identity since its inception, and with more than 45 Research Centres and Institutes, we aim to triple our research income by 2025.

Contemporary Education

We recognise that careers are evolving and the workplaces and industries of the future will be very different from today.

That is why we are giving our students the edge with the opportunity to learn innovation and enterprise skills in preparation for the careers of tomorrow.

Powered by the Fox School of Business, a US top ten business school for entrepreneurship and our very own New Venture Institute, we’re enabling students from across the University to develop vital skills in the personal enterprise.

In an era of disruptive technology, these are the skills employers are looking for, from critical thinking to problem solving and creativity.

Internationally Engaged

  • Rated no. 1 in Australia across 9 categories for international student experience
  • Over 4,600 international students from more than 90 countries
  • Over 100 partner institutions across 33 countries
  • Total international students in June 2016

Onshore – 2,776

Offshore – 1,818

  • In 2016 Flinders achieved 15% growth in onshore international commencing students ^ and established in-country representatives in India, China and Vietnam.
  • Nine offshore programs: India, Japan, Vietnam, China, Laos, Malaysia, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Indonesia
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

Master

Master of Accounting

Campus Full time Part time 2 years January 2019 Australia Adelaide + 1 more

Students from non-accounting backgrounds can pursue a career in this area with a Master of Accounting. If you have completed a non-accounting degree, this course provides you with a study program that fulfills the requirements to commence a professional accounting career. [+]

Students from non-accounting backgrounds can pursue a career in this area with a Master of Accounting. If you have completed a non-accounting degree, this course provides you with a study program that fulfills the requirements to commence a professional accounting career. Flinders Business provides excellent teaching, small classes and the opportunity to network and develop professional acquaintances through interaction in these programs.

Study Program

The degree offers the right balance of practice and theory to prepare you for a successful career as an accounting or business professional. Topics cover areas such as accounting fundamentals, information systems and accounting processes, quantitative methods, economics for business, management and cost accounting, principles of commercial law, financial accounting issues, financial management, corporate accounting, auditing and assurances, and business research methods.... [-]


Master of Business

Online Full time Part time 2 years January 2019 Australia Adelaide + 1 more

Gain a comprehensive foundation in the core business and management disciplines. Flinders University’s programs in business are designed to provide you with a strong foundation in business knowledge, understanding, skills, and attitudes for a successful career in a range of organizations including private sector business, not-for-profit, government and public-sector entities. [+]

Gain a comprehensive foundation in the core business and management disciplines. Flinders University’s programs in business are designed to provide you with a strong foundation in business knowledge, understanding, skills, and attitudes for a successful career in a range of organizations including private sector business, not-for-profit, government and public-sector entities. Flinders Business’ teaching philosophy and small class sizes ensure that you can really engage with the person leading the learning while also getting to know your fellow students who are from a range of cultural and social backgrounds.

Study Program

The program comprises core topics and electives. Core topics cover areas such as business accounting, business finance, marketing principles, marketing strategy and decision making, international business in the Asia-Pacific region, applied research methods in business, sustainability and ethics in management, economics for business, and managing people. A topic in academic skills for business is specifically aimed at postgraduate students from non-English speaking backgrounds.... [-]


Master of Engineering by Research

Campus Full time January 2019 Australia Adelaide

Flinders University’s research in engineering and technology connects the dots between intellectual discovery and its myriad applications and products. Our collaborative research across many disciplines is informed by partnerships with universities, government and industry to ensure our research is thorough and connected to the community, covering a broad range of areas including defence, medicine, and the environment. [+]

Building the future through applied science.

Engineering and technology affect every aspect of society. From the smallest devices that permeate our daily lives to the large structures that make up our built environment and the technological systems that connect us all, engineering and technology have a real impact. That’s why it is so important that the underlying research is not just sound but rigorous, and plugged into the real world.

Flinders University’s research in engineering and technology connects the dots between intellectual discovery and its myriad applications and products. Our collaborative research across many disciplines is informed by partnerships with universities, government and industry to ensure our research is thorough and connected to the community, covering a broad range of areas including defense, medicine, and the environment.... [-]


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Website https://www.flinders.edu.au