Flinders University

About Flinders University

For over 50 years, Flinders has been a centre of inspiring achievement: from its pioneering research and excellence in teaching to the positive impact they have in the communities they serve.

Inspiration leads to innovation. But innovation is more than just a buzzword at Flinders.

It extends from their founding Vice-Chancellor Peter Karmel’s entreaty to ‘experiment and experiment bravely’ through to the creative, trailblazing work of their staff, students and alumni.

As Flinders enters an era of disruptive change and remarkable technological innovation, they are well prepared for this unpredictable, exciting future.

Its strong network of external links keeps its work dynamic, enabling them to connect across barriers to create enterprising solutions for the future, to make a difference by changing lives and, ultimately, the world.
 

Key stats

Total students: 27,000 (33% postgraduate...

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About Flinders University

For over 50 years, Flinders has been a centre of inspiring achievement: from its pioneering research and excellence in teaching to the positive impact they have in the communities they serve.

Inspiration leads to innovation. But innovation is more than just a buzzword at Flinders.

It extends from their founding Vice-Chancellor Peter Karmel’s entreaty to ‘experiment and experiment bravely’ through to the creative, trailblazing work of their staff, students and alumni.

As Flinders enters an era of disruptive change and remarkable technological innovation, they are well prepared for this unpredictable, exciting future.

Its strong network of external links keeps its work dynamic, enabling them to connect across barriers to create enterprising solutions for the future, to make a difference by changing lives and, ultimately, the world.
 

Key stats

Total students: 27,000 (33% postgraduate)6
Founded: 1966
 

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Graduate Satisfaction & Employment

Flinders University's overall performance is relatively close to national average.

Overall satisfaction1: 82.0% (national average 83.0%)
Teaching quality rating2: 68.2% (national average 71.8%)
Skills improvement rating3: 77.8% (national average 79.7%)
Full-time employment4: 82.8% (national average 83.5%)
Median salary5: $78,100 (national average $80,000)
Employer satisfaction7: 84.8% (national average 84.0%)

Source: Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching
 

Applying for postgraduate study

If you want to further your career or want a completely different career, Flinders has a range of postgraduate courses to help you realise your full potential.

Many of its postgraduate courses are nested meaning if you enrol in a Masters and do not complete it – but do complete the nested Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma – you may exit with that qualification.

Most graduate entry bachelor degrees, graduate certificates and graduate diplomas require a three-year undergraduate degree from an Australian university or equivalent.

The normal minimum requirement for masters or PhD candidature is a four-year honours degree or equivalent, with Second Class Honours (2A) or better, or a coursework masters with a distinction average.

There are also minimum entry requirements for each course. But if you don’t meet the requirements you may be admitted (subject to specific conditions) at the discretion of the faculty offering the course.

Overseas qualifications need to be equivalent to the above to be considered for entry.
 

Footnotes

  1. The percentage of graduates who expressed overall satisfaction with their course, based on an individual question in the CEQ.
  2. The percentage of graduates who agreed they experienced good teaching practices during their study.
  3. The percentage of graduates who agreed their studies had improved their generic skills.
  4. The proportion of graduates who were employed full-time four months after completing their course, as a percentage of those who were available for full-time employment.
  5. The median salary level of graduates who were in full-time employment.
  6. Department of Education and Training Higher Education Statistics.
  7. The extent to which employers were satisfied with graduates from Australian Catholic University, as per the 2017 Employer Satisfaction Survey.
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