• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
The Hydrology degree at Flinders University includes cross-disciplinary aspects such as water quality, ecological water requirements, field and computer-based methods of investigation, and management practices. Solve hydrological problems and real-world issues associated with people and the environment.


Why study Hydrology at Flinders University:

  • Learn with the National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training, Australia’s premier groundwater research group
  • An essential discipline for managing fresh water to meet human and environmental needs
  • No background in science required, just an inquiring mind
  • Taught by lecturers at the forefront of research in this field, including Professor Craig Simmons, 2015 SA Scientist of the Year
  • Undertake a broad study of hydrology or choose to focus on specific aspects such as groundwater or ecohydrology
  • Develop critical analysis and interpretation skills in hydrological problems

Your career 

Potential occupations include:

  • hydrologist
  • graduate environmental scientist (water science)
  • groundwater hydrologist
  • hydrological data officer
  • environmental officer
Potential employers include:
  • water catchment boards
  • natural resource management organisations
  • private environmental consulting firms
  • government agencies charged with the management of water, land, ecosystems and development

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Part-time variant
    • Duration description

      Part-time only for domestic students.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • The Nature of Science
  • Introduction to Geographical Information Systems

English Language Requirements

  • 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:


    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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General Requirements

To gain direct general admission to an undergraduate course at Flinders, you must have successfully completed a recognised secondary education qualification overseas or in Australia, and satisfy our English language proficiency requirements.

CRICOS: 089666M

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32900 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32900 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    8978 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8978 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Adelaide

  • 1328 - 2480 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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