Completion time required and allowed for each course is outlined in the relevant course rule. The length of time taken to complete will change if you study on a part-time basis or if you take an approved leave of absence from study. The following durations are a guideline on common length of time taken to complete Flinders University courses.
- Undergraduate courses normally take three to four years to complete on a full-time basis or six to eight years on a part-time basis.
- Honours is a specialisation course added to the end of your bachelors degree and equivalent to one year of full-time study.
- Graduate course length varies, ranging between one and four years of full-time equivalent study.
- Postgraduate courses range from six months to two years in duration of full-time equivalent study.
- A Masters by Research candidature normally requires a commitment of two years full-time or four years part-time.
- A PhD candidature normally requires four years full-time or eight years part-time for completion. International candidates must enrol full-time.
- A Professional Doctorate will generally take three years full-time or six years part-time. Some Professional Doctorates may allow a longer maximum completion timeframe—check the course rule for confirmation.