Fast facts

Course type: Undergraduate degree
Course length: 3 years
Location: On campus

2017 Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR): 60.00
Guaranteed entry ATAR:
Certificate 4 or above
Bonus points: Yes

Admission information setsFlinders University | Bachelor of Law and Society

International students:
FISC Foundation: 6.0, A Levels: 6, IB Diploma: 24, Gao Kao: Tier Two
English requirements

Course overview

The Bachelor of Law and Society is for future decision makers and leaders. It is designed to give you a thorough understanding of how the law operates as a social institution, including its institutional structure and the process of law reform. It also explores how the law is shaped by its social context.

Learn concepts central to the structure and functioning of a just society and develop the skills to research and analyse social issues and assess proposals for social change.

What will I study? 

Refer to the course rule.

Why study Law and Society at Flinders?

  • Focus on the Australian legal system and the way it impacts on society in the areas of family, culture, gender, the world of work and business.
  • Choose options from Economy and Society, International and Human Rights, and Culture and Society.
  • Enhance your employability in policy analysis, project coordination, justice administration, human resources and paralegal work.
  • Develop transferable collaborative, communication and presentation skills.
  • Get the best possible start by accessing the Law School's first year transition program.

Combined degree options

You can combine this course with the following: 

Career opportunities

What can I do with my Bachelor of Law and Society degree?  

Combine with the Bachelor of Letters

The Bachelor of Letters is available to all students studying a degree at Flinders and is available in languages, English, creative writing, innovation and enterprise, and sports performance coaching. It enables you to follow your interests and aspirations and enhance your career prospects by undertaking a second area of study in addition to your primary degree. You will graduate with two qualifications, expanding your employment opportunities.

Entry requirements

Prerequisities: None

Domestic students: You can qualify for undergraduate courses through: year 12 qualifications, adult entry (STAT/Bridging Program), TAFE/VET qualification, higher education transfers. Flinders also offers a range of special access schemes. Refer to undergraduate study applications.

International students: Entry and English requirements

Applications and annual fees

Domestic students
SATAC code: 234641
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: SATAC Uniweb 
Annual fees:

Place type: Commonwealth supported

2018: $6,790

International students
CRICOS code: 092877G
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: How to apply 
Annual fees:

2018: $25,800
2019: $29,000




  • Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated?
  • We accept international applications for programs commencing beyond the year advertised and tuition fees for these years will be higher. Please note that your tuition fees may be subject to an annual increase.

Credit transfer

Refer to credit transfer for further information.

Related courses

Further study options

Graduates can apply for:

Course brochures

Domestic students
Law and criminology (PDF 6MB)

International students

International course guides