Why study at Flinders?

Our degrees give you a range of tools to understand and drive economic, social and political change. You will learn how policies are developed and implemented, preparing you for careers in government, non-government and not-for profit organisations in Australia and abroad.

Government policy shapes the world we live in.


through Washington Internship Program

  • gain hands-on experience with a range of internship opportunities available locally, nationally and internationally
  • combine your degree with business, commerce, laws and legal practice, languages, arts and other areas to enhance your opportunities
  • TAFE pathway available for public administration degree
  • study with a school that is globally connected, with research collaborations and initiatives such as the Fulbright Distinguished Chair in American Political Science
  • we produce high quality research through the Centre for US and Asia Policy Studies, which informs our teaching practice
  • be inspired with lectures from prominent Australian political figures at the annual Dean Jaensch Lecture


Hear from staff and students

Find out more about studying public administration and international relations at Flinders University. Hear from students and lecturers about what they like about studying and teaching public administration and international relations.

Pathways to entry

If you do not meet our academic or English entry requirements, you may wish to consider enrolling on one of our English or Academic pathway programs.

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