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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months


‭The Diploma of Science is an advanced program of academic preparation that is ‭designed for both international and domestic students. ‭Also known as the International Year One, the Diploma is equivalent to the first year of an undergraduate degree. It will fully prepare ‭you for joining the second year of an engineering degree at Flinders University.‭

‭Once you complete the course you will earn 12 months of credit (2 semesters) towards your studies and be ‭guaranteed entry into a range of undergraduate degrees at Flinders University: ‭ 

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Biomedical) (Honours)
  • ‭Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Honours)
  • ‭Bachelor of Engineering (Computer and Network Systems) (Honours)
  • ‭Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) (Honours)
  • ‭Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics) (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Maritime) (Honours)*
  • ‭Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Robotics) (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Software) (Honours)

Programme Structure

Trimester 1

  • Science Communication
  • Engineering Principles A
  • Mathematics A

Trimester 2

  • Physics A
  • Computing
  • Mathematics B

Trimester 3

  • Engineering Principles B
  • Physics B

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description
      ‭You will have the option of studying the program over 8 or 12 months.
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade B2):


    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Academic Requirements

CRICOS Provider: 00114A

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28000 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28000 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Adelaide

  • 1328 - 2480 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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