Bachelor of Law and Society (Law Pathway)

Fast facts

Course type: Undergraduate degree
Course length: 1 year
Location: On campus

2016 Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR): 80.00
Guaranteed entry ATAR:
Certificate 4 or above
Bonus points: Yes

International students: Entry and English requirements

Course overview

The Bachelor of Law and Society (Law Pathway) lets you study first-year law topics, preparing you transfer to the Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice and receive some credit, which will reduce the total time it takes to complete the law degree.

You will be guarenteed entry on the condition that you acheive a 5.0 (credit) or higher over the 36 units of study and a grade of pass or higher in the 4 core law topics in the following year's Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice.

Students successfully transferring to the Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice will be granted up to 18 units of credit while those transferring to the combined Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice/Bachelor of Law and Society will receive up to 36 units of credit.

What will I study? 

Refer to the course rule.

Why study Law and Society at Flinders?

  • Focus on integrated practical training and social justice.
  • Major in legal studies, international relations or women's studies.
  • 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: This course is not available to international students.

Applications and annual fees

Domestic students
SATAC code: 234651
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: SATAC Uniweb 
Annual fees:

Place type: Commonwealth-supported

2016: $8,312

International students
CRICOS code: Not applicable
Mid year entry: Not applicable
Applications: Not applicable
Annual fees: Not applicable



  • 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.

Further study options

Graduates can apply for the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) program.

Course brochures

Domestic students
Law and criminology (PDF 6MB)