Fast facts

Course type: Undergraduate degree
Course length: 3 years
Location: On campus

2017 Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR): 70.00
Guaranteed entry ATAR: 75.00
Certificate 4 or above
Bonus points: Yes

Admission information setsFlinders University | Bachelor of Design and Technology Innovation

International students: Entry and English requirements

Course overview

The Bachelor of Design and Technology Innovation is a unique degree blending design, technical and business skills and provides opportunities to design, develop and commercialise advanced technology products or services in a new or existing organisation.

The blending of these skills is attractive, particularly given the changing nature of advanced manufacturing in South Australia, Australia and internationally, with the need to produce new high-end products and services.

Potential occupations include business development manager, analyst, clinical trials coordinator, commercialisation specialist, graduate consultant, innovation consultant, innovation manager, intellectual property officer, new product development manager, patent examiner, policy analyst, research and development officer and technology transfer specialist.

What will I study? 

Refer to the course rule .

Why study Design and Technology Innovation at Flinders?

The Bachelor of Design and Technology Innovation:

  • provides graduates with the skills to understand the process of design and the innovation environment including intellectual property, venture capital, and in turning a bench-top experiment into a product using advanced design and fabrication skills as well as, importantly, a science or engineering discipline to attach these skills to
  • has been designed to fulfil the design needs of firms engaged in advanced manufacturing and services, defence, telecommunications, medical, environment, oil and mining sectors.

Career opportunities

What can I do with my Bachelor of Design and Technology Innovation? 

Combined degree options

You can combine this degree with any other bachelor degree within the College of Science and Engineering, subject to meeting entry requirements.

Combine with the Bachelor of Letters

The Bachelor of Letters is available to all students studying a degree at Flinders and is available in languages, English, creative writing, innovation and enterprise, and sports performance coaching. It enables you to follow your interests and aspirations and enhance your career prospects by undertaking a second area of study in addition to your primary degree. You will graduate with two qualifications, expanding your employment opportunities.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites: None

Domestic students: You can qualify for undergraduate courses through: year 12 qualifications, adult entry (STAT/Bridging Program), TAFE/VET qualification, higher education transfers. Flinders also offers a range of special access schemes. Refer to undergraduate study applications.

International students: Entry and English requirements

Applications and annual fees

Domestic students
SATAC code: 224771
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: SATAC Uniweb
Annual fees:

Place type: Commonwealth supported

2018: $9,502

International students
CRICOS code: 083454E
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: How to apply 
Annual fees: 2018: $28,400
2019: $31,200



  • Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated?
  • We accept international applications for programs commencing beyond the year advertised and tuition fees for these years will be higher. Please note that your tuition fees may be subject to an annual increase.

Credit transfer

Refer to credit transfer for further information.

Course brochures

Domestic students
Engineering and design (PDF 1MB)
International students

International course guides