Fast facts

Course type: Undergraduate degree
Course length: 3 years full-time or equivalent part-time
Location: On campus

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

Admission information setsFlinders University | Bachelor of Science specialisations

International students:
FISC Foundation: 6.6, A Levels: 9, IB Diploma: 27, Gao Kao: Tier Two
English requirements

Course overview

The Bachelor of Science (Geography) provides you with a broad foundation in geography, helping you develop the interdisciplinary knowledge and skills to solve real-world problems. The degree prepares you to understand complex environmental, economic, social and political concepts, and develop a geographical understanding of humans, environments and the dynamic relationships between them.

A Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Geography) 4 year program is also available.

What will I study? 

Refer to the course rule.

Why study geography at Flinders?

  • Learn skills in data analysis and problem solving as applied to complex environmental, economic, social and political contexts.
  • Receive training in research techniques including survey design, spatial data analysis, and statistical analysis.
  • Develop critical and creating thinking skills as well as competencies in effective communication.

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

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: Entry and English requirements

Applications and annual fees

Domestic students
SATAC code: 234911
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: SATAC Uniweb 
Annual fees:

Place type: Commonwealth supported

2018: $8,625


International students
CRICOS code: 093522D
Mid year entry: Yes

How to apply 

Annual fees:

2018: $29,900
2019: $32,900



  • 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.

Related courses

Further study options

Course brochures

Domestic students

Science and environment (PDF 1MB)

International students

International course guides