Flinders University offers a range of intensive undergraduate and postgraduate topics during the summer teaching period. These topics are available to Flinders students and students who wish to enrol on a cross-institutional or non-award basis.
Summer topics are offered in the following subject areas:
There are a variety of reasons to enrol in a summer topic, such as;
Yes, depending on your circumstances you may enrol in a summer topic as a:
Individual topic dates vary across this teaching period. View the individual topic timetable pages for further information about particular topics.
The dates when particular topic areas open are detailed in the enrolment and class registration schedule.
If you are studying at another university and wish to enrol in a summer topic at Flinders University cross-institutionally, please refer to the Cross-institutional student webpage.
Students intending to enrol in cross-institutional study must obtain the approval of their home institution.
If you are studying at another university and wish to enrol in a summer topic at Flinders University on a non-award basis, you are required to complete a Non-award enrolment form (PDF 65KB) attach relevant supporting documents, and submit the form to Flinders Connect via:
Refer to the Non-award students webpage for further information.
Exchange and study abroad students
International students who wish to enrol in a summer topic as an incoming study abroad student must complete the relevant application form and submit the form directly to the Flinders University International Centre.
International students wishing to apply to enrol in a summer topic as part of an exchange program must submit the relevant application form to their home institution.
The application forms and further information about how to apply can be found at the Student exchange and study abroad webpage.
The University recommends that students enrol in no more than (2) summer topics per year.
Examinations during the Summer period may be held at different times for some topics. Please check with your topic coordinator.
The Central Library is open throughout the summer teaching period except for evenings, weekends and public holidays. For further information, see the Library Opening Hours.
Students are encouraged to use the Student Learning Centre site in FLO for online resources once they have enrolled. Further information on these services is available at the Student Learning Centre webpage.
Check the Health, Counselling and Disability Services webpage for information about available services and opening hours.
Check the facilities and services page for up to date information about the services available.
Yes, Summer Topics are typically 4.5 units and this is equivalent to a standard semester topic.
Summer (SU) topics contribute to your load for the first half of the year, known as Half Year 1.
Please note that some topics which run over the summer may actually be Non-Semester 1 (NS1) or Non-Semester 2 (NS2). These topics contribute to the load for the first half of the year (Half Year 1) or the second half of the year (Half Year 2) respectively.
Contact Flinders Connect with all your enquiries. We are located on Level 0, Central Library, Bedford Park campus.
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