Postgraduate study

At Flinders, curiosity is our compass and ambition our companion, as we push beyond the familiar to achieve the extraordinary.

If you want to further your career or change career direction, we have a range of postgraduate courses to help you realise your full potential. Ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide*,our underlying ethos is a student-centred experience. Plugged into industry trends, professional placements and practical experiences, our teaching and research higher degree options are designed to take you from learning to earning.

Postgraduate coursework as well as a range of research higher degree options are available.


Events and key dates


Webinars are held throughout the year. Check back for updates or visit our
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Key application dates

Date Event
Now open 2017 applications via SATAC
Most Wednesdays throughout 2016 and 2017 Weekly offers into postgraduate courses
Monday 20 February 2017 (some courses have earlier closing dates) Deadline for most semester 1 postgraduate course applications
Monday 27 February 2017 Semester 1, week 1 classes commence

Check SATAC’s website for all postgraduate key dates.

Explore our study areas

  • Arts
  • Business, commerce and management
  • Computing and mathematics
  • Creative arts and media
  • Culture and communication
  • Education
  • Engineering and design
  • Government and international relations
  • Health
  • Law and criminology
  • Medicine
  • Nursing and midwifery
  • Psychology
  • Science and environment
  • Social work

Postgraduate coursework entry requirements

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

More information about entry requirements

International applicants

International applicants interested in a postgraduate course at Flinders will need to contact the Flinders International Centre.

How to apply

Applications are via the South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre (SATAC).

View more information about the application process, including when to apply and what happens after you apply.

Fees and scholarships

Find out more about University tuition fees and what other expenses you may need to consider.

You may be eligible for a scholarship.

Fees, financial assistance and scholarships information.

Research higher degrees

Flinders has a range of research options for postgraduate students, across fields such as law, health, psychology, social work, arts, accounting, business administration, public administration, environment, nursing, information technology, international relations, education and more.

Undertaking a research higher degree is a truly inspiring way to change the way you think, and make a difference to the world we live in.

Find out more about research higher degrees.

Fit study around your schedule

We offer a range of ways to study, whether you come on campus, study externally, or study online. Our course information pages outline how courses are offered.

View the list of postgrad courses online

The Flinders Experience

There’s more to life at uni than study. We have some great places to eat, catch up with friends, and offer many social, sport and fitness activities. Our support services will help you through your studies as well.

Find out more about your student experience