Foundation Studies Program

Flinders Foundation Studies Program is a preparation program for undergraduate degrees at Flinders that enables people from all backgrounds to begin their university studies.

Whether you are interested in becoming a teacher, social worker, health professional, or want to study Business, Science or the Arts, the Flinders Foundation Studies Program can help you to achieve your goals.

Even if you have not studied for many years or did not do as well as you would have liked at high school, the program will equip you with the skills to be a successful university student and also introduces you to some of our major fields of study.

Why study the Flinders Foundation Program?

The Flinders Foundation Studies Program is available to applicants at no cost and will provide a stimulating and challenging opportunity for you to test yourself out and possibly to find a new direction in life.

There are no prerequisites or entry requirements, and on successful completion you can apply for admission to a range of Flinders undergraduate courses if you have:

  • completed all four topics as outlined in the program
  • attended at least 75% of the classes in which you have enrolled in each topic.

In the final part of the program details will be provided on how to begin your university studies.

In addition, if you pass the program Flinders University will guarantee your entry to a range of undergraduate degrees.

Refer to Foundation Studies Program - your pathway to University for further details.

About the program

There are several different options available providing you with the opportunity to commence your studies at a time and location that best suits your needs. 

The program is being offered in both Metropolitan and Regional areas, please select your preferred location for more specific information about the options available, including timetables.

Who is eligible to apply?

This program is open for Australian citizens or those with Australian permanent residency status and New Zealand citizens who have not previously studied at university.

This program is not available to students enrolled in Year 12 studies  (South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) or equivalent) in the year that they wish to commence this course.

How to apply

Please select either Metropolitan or Regional to access the relevant application process.

Offer received.  What next?

Once you have received an offer, you will be required to enrol online. To assist you in this process please download our Foundation enrolment guide2014.pdf (PDF 1MB) .

If you require further assistance enrolling, please contact Enrolment Services on (08) 8201 3950 or 1300 360 351 (local call cost).

Contact us

Admissions / Prospective Students Office

P: (08) 8201 3074 or 1300 657 671



In partnership with TAFE SA

The Flinders Foundation Studies Program has been developed by Flinders University and delivered by staff from the University and our partner TAFE SA.








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