Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Honours)

Fast facts

Course type: Honours
Course length: 4 years
Location: On campus


2017 Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR): 95.00
Guaranteed entry ATAR:
Not applicable
TAFElink:
Not applicable
Bonus points: SEAS, RISAS

Admission information setsFlinders University | Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Honours)


International students
FISC Foundation: 7.8, A Levels: 13, IB Diploma: 34, Gao Kao: Tier One
English requirements


Course overview

The Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Honours) is designed to provide an enhanced program of studies for students of exceptional academic ability.The course will enable you to acquire a range of practical and transferable skills and knowledge which will qualify you to practice law, or to work in a range of other interesting areas relating to social justice, human rights, or commerce. By your final year, you will have acquired the skills and knowledge which will allow you to analyse, reason, research, advocate, interview, negotiate and work in teams.

Working with key staff and students with similar capabilities, the course includes an enhanced research training experience, the option for up to two Masters level electives and a minor dissertation. This will provide opportunities for students to work together as they pursue their studies, develop their interests and share ideas.

Students will be provided with a range of enhanced academic activities such as working more closely with Visiting Judicial Fellows and participation in postgraduate student seminars and programs.

What will I study? 

Refer to the course rule for:

Why study Law at Flinders? 

This course:

  • allows you to qualify to practise as a barrister or solicitor without having to pay extra for the compulsory Professional Legal Training component
  • is modern, friendly, accessible and, most importantly, highly regarded by the legal profession
  • consistently scores in the top band in surveys of student satisfaction
  • is designed to foster independent learning techniques and teach the critical analysis of legal material and the development of legal skills. 

Professional recognition/membership

Successful completion of the Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice satisfies the academic and professional requirements underpinning eligibility to be admitted as a barrister and solicitor in the State of South Australia.

Admission to practice in other States and Territories in Australia would normally be possible but is formally subject to the requirements in place in those jursdictions.

Career opportunities

What can I do with my Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice degree?   

Combined degree options

You can combine this course with the following:

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: Admission to this course is based on year 12 qualifications only. Applicants will need to obtain an ATAR of 95 or higher (or equivalent) to be considered for admission.

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: 224301
Mid year entry: Combined degrees only
Applications: SATAC Uniweb 
Annual fees:

Place type: Commonwealth supported

2017: $10,592

International students
CRICOS code: 074761B
Mid year entry: Not available
Applications: How to apply 
Annual fees:

2017: $29,000
2018: $29,900

 

 

 

Note:

  • 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 

Course brochures

Domestic students
Law and criminology (PDF 6MB)

International students

International course guides