Bachelor of Justice 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 Justice and Society (Law Pathway) is an alternative entry option for students seeking admission into a Law degree at Flinders.

In order to be guaranteed a place in the Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice in the following year, you must achieve an overall credit (5.0) grade point average, including a grade of Pass or higher in 4 LLAW topics.

Students who successfully complete this pathway may receive 18 units of credit if transferring to the Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice degree. If transferring to the combined Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice/Bachelor of Justice and Society degree or to the Bachelor of Justice and Society degree upon successfully completing this pathway, students may receive up to 36 units of credit.

What will I study? 

Refer to the course rule.

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:

Career Opportunities

What can I do with my Bachelor of Justice 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 and creative writing. 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: 224421
Mid year entry: No
Applications: SATAC Uniweb 
Annual fees:

Place type: Commonwealth-supported

2016: $8,312

International students
CRICOS code: 020065F
Mid year entry: No
Applications: How to apply 
Annual fees: 2016: $23,300
2017: $25,000



  • 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.

Further study options

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

Course brochures

Domestic students
Law & Justice (PDF 3MB)

International students
eBrochure: Undergraduate international prospectus