Course type: Undergraduate degree
Course length: 3 years
Location: On campus
FISC Foundation: 6.0, A Levels: 6, IB Diploma: 24, Gao Kao: Tier Two
The Bachelor of Justice and Society examines questions such as:
- What is justice, and does the legal system achieve it?
- What ethical and legal rules should govern the activities of governments, corporations and community organisations?
- What ethical, social and legal issues arise from problems of gender, power, class, race, and our relationship with the environment?
The course combines legal studies and philosophy, while offering a wide choice of elective options.
You will develop strong skills in reasoning and argument and learn to locate, read and analyse legal materials as well as conduct research and examine possible reforms in relation to pressing legal issues.
What will I study?
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Why study Justice and Society at Flinders?
The Bachelor of Justice and Society at Flinders:
- meets a specific need for analytical and reasoning skills in our complex modern society
- provides for employment in policy analysis, project officer roles, justice administration, human resources and paralegal work in the public and private sectors and with Non-Government Organisations
- gives you important generic work skills, including the capacity to learn new skills and procedures, the capacity for cooperation and teamwork, and communication and presentation skills
- offers opportunities for improving skills and for job advancement for those working in law enforcement, health, and the public sector
- provides the foundation for postgraduate study in public policy and social philosophy, justice administration and socio-legal studies.
Combined degree options
You can combine this course with the following:
- Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice | 5.5 years | SATAC code: 214442
- Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Honours) | 5.5 years | SATAC code: 224302
Study a language
Flinders also offers all students the opportunity to major in a language in conjunction with any undergraduate course. The Diploma in Language is designed to provide students with competence in a chosen language that adds greater portability to their qualifications. You will complete a total of one extra year of study and graduate with both your chosen degree and the Diploma in Language. You can apply for this at time of enrolment.
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
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Place type: Commonwealth-supported
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Note: Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated?
Refer to credit transfer for further information.
Further study options
Graduates can apply for the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) program.
Law & Justice (PDF 597KB)
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