- Fall: March 15
- Spring: November 1
YEAR OPTIONS: Students interested in calendar or academic year-long options should contact IFSA-Butler for deadlines, fees and more.
About Flinders University
Just 20 minutes to the beach or 45 minutes to downtown Adelaide, Flinders is where you're likely to have a koala living in the tree outside your bedroom! Colorful birds and native animals in one of the best wine regions in Australia create a beautiful backdrop for your studies. Take progressive and innovative classes with experts and leaders in the areas of science, mathematics and technology in the new Tonsley development, making industry connections to last a lifetime!
Flinders University Benefits
- Study at an Australian university with a reputation for academic excellence and inspiring world-class research, industry connections and global partnerships
- Spacious, green campuses with panoramic views, modern state-of-the-art buildings, including an on-campus gym and fitness center and playing fields for all major sports and two modern, indoor sports center
- Live and learn only nine miles from the center of Adelaide, consistently rated one of the most liveable cities in the world
- The smaller campus population provides an opportunity to engage with Australian students and immerse yourself in Aussie culture
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Academics at Flinders University Partnership
The number of courses you take depends on the credit value of the courses you select. A full course load at Flinders University is 18 Flinders units for the semester (equivalent to 15-16 U.S. semester credit hours) and 36 for the year (equivalent to 30-32 U.S. semester credit hours). For information about the credit weight, please consult the chart below.
3 Flinders units = 2.75 U.S. semester credit hours
4.5 Flinders units = 4 U.S. semester credit hours
6 Flinders units = 5.25 U.S. semester credit hours
9 Flinders units = 8 U.S. semester credit hours
Please review all your syllabi and course materials when you are registering for classes (both pre-arrival and on-site). Certain classes may have a one-off lab or field trip fee that is disclosed in the syllabus or first meeting of class. You will be responsible for these fees, whether they are billed and paid by IFSA or billed to you.
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The IFSA-Butler Team
IFSA-Butler has a dedicated team and staff who are here to help every student prepare and be ready to achieve their goals at every step of the way.