Fast facts

Course type: Undergraduate degree
Course length: 1 to 3 years
Location: On campus

2017 Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR): Specific minimum requirements apply
Bonus points: Yes

Admission information setsFlinders University | Bachelor of General Studies

Course overview

The Bachelor of General Studies provides students with flexible study options and access to a diverse range of topics that teach a wide-range of knowledge and skills.

The course aims to provide you with:

  • a sound basis of knowledge in your chosen area(s) of study
  • the ability to communicate effectively in a range of ways
  • the skills to connect across geographical, disciplinary, social and cultural boundaries
  • the ability to understand the value of ethical behaviour.

You may also use the first year of the course as a pathway into another Bachelor degree at the University.

If you achieve the required grade point average in the first year full-time study, or equivalent part-time, you will be guaranteed entry into one of the following Bachelor degrees at Flinders University:

If you do not meet the criteria for guaranteed entry you may apply for entry into a Flinders degree via the normal competitive admission process.

What will I study? 

Refer to the course rule.

Entry requirements

Prerequisities: 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: This course is not available to international students.

Applications and annual fees

Domestic students
SATAC code: 234181
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: SATAC Uniweb 
Annual fees:

Place type: Commonwealth supported

2018: $7,859


International students
CRICOS code: This course is not available to international students.
Mid year entry: This course is not available to international students.
Applications: This course is not available to international students.
Annual fees:

This course is not available to international students.



  • 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.