Available topics

Students can choose from the extensive range of discipline areas offered at Flinders.

The following list of study areas are not available to exchange and study abroad students:

  • Topics offered by the School of Medicine
  • Nursing and midwifery topics
  • Archaelogy field school
  • Drama topics requiring audition
  • Education practicum (unless specific agreement with IFSA Butler)
  • Research topics

Postgraduate topics may be available to students who meet the relevant pre-requisites.

To view our full list of topics check our online listing.

When planning your study plan, it is important to keep in mind that:

  • Some topics have required knowledge/prerequisites that must be completed to be able to enrol.
  • Some topics are not offered every semester.
  • Flinders topics are valued at 4.5 units each.
  • Students normally take topics at first, second or third year level (1000 – 1999, 2000 – 2999 and 3000 – 3999). 
  • Exchange or study abroad students are required to be enrolled in no less than 13.5 units and no more than 18 units per semester.
Enrolling in topics:

Once you have accepted your offer of study with us you can begin the topic enrolment process.

  1. Student returns the completed Flinders Topic Approval Form to the International Centre.
  2. International Centre staff will seek approval on the student’s behalf for their proposed study plan from the individual topic coordinators.
  3. International Centre advises the student of the topics approved in the study plan for confirmation and the student confirms the proposed topics.
  4. As soon as we receive confirmation from the student, the International Centre will send a request to Enrolment Services for the topics to be included in the student’s study plan and send an email to the student that a request has been lodged.
  5. Enrolment Services will contact the student when the study plan is processed.
  6. Students will then register in classes as per advice from Enrolment Services.