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What will I learn?

Focus on professional legal skills and critical perspectives on the function of law in society. You will develop high level communication, presentation and teamwork skills in preparation for practising law, or for future leadership roles in a range of educational and professional settings.

What you will study

First year

A typical first year may include:

  • topics that will give you a strong foundation for later substantive law topics
  • topics building the key skills you will require to be a legally literate leader in the 21st century.

Second year

A typical second year may include:

  • options topics providing the opportunity to develop areas of interest as varied as human rights law, international law, environmental law, family law, and 21st century lawyering
  • the opportunity to undertake placement at the Flinders Legal Advice Clinic and engage with emerging technologies in the legal services sector.

Third year

A typical third year may include:

  • options topics providing the opportunity to develop areas of interest as varied as human rights law, international law, environmental law, family law, and 21st century lawyering
  • the opportunity to undertake placement at the Flinders Legal Advice Clinic and engage with emerging technologies in the legal services sector.

Fourth year / Honours year

A typical honours year may include:

  • practical legal training covering legal practice management, transactional legal practice, and criminal practice advocacy
  • a further selection of options or a law dissertation.

Your career

A Flinders law degree will open many doors, but we know not all will lead to a courtroom. While some students will become the judges and prosecutors of tomorrow, others will chart their course in business, diplomacy, social justice and human rights. Our graduates work all over the world.

Potential occupations include:

  • lawyer
  • federal prosecutor
  • graduate analyst
  • graduate policy officer
  • graduate solicitor.

Which department am I in?

College of Business, Government and Law

CRICOS

033057K

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$35,500.00 (19,00,428) per year
Start date

28 February 2022

Venue

Flinders University

Bedford Park Campus,

Sturt Road,

BEDFORD PARK,

South Australia,

5042, ADELAIDE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Successful completion of the High School Diploma with SAT minimum score of 1500 with a minimum of 500 in each band, ACT minimum composite score of 21. Flinders University recognizes international secondary schooling for direct entry to undergraduate programs. IELTS (Academic): 6.0 Overall with 6.0 Speaking, 6.0 Writing; TOEFL (Internet): 72 Overall with 18 Speaking, 18 Writing; Pearson PTE Academic: 50 Overall with 50 Speaking, 50 Writing; Cambridge (CAE) - Pass grade of B2; Occupational English Test (OET): 300 Writing, 300 Speaking.

For international students

Flinders University recognises international secondary schooling for direct entry to undergraduate programs.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic): 7.0 Overall with 6.5 Speaking, 6.5 Writing, 6.5 Reading, 6.5 Listening; TOEFL (Internet): 94 Overall with 22 Speaking, 22 Writing, 22 Reading, 22 Listening; Pearson PTE Academic: 65 Overall with 58 Speaking, 58 Writing, 58 Reading, 58 Listening; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE): C

There are two admissions cycles for undergraduate degrees: February intake (semester 1): applications open in August for commencement the following year. All courses are open for applications. Midyear intake (semester 2): applications open in August for commencement in July the following year. Not all courses are offered.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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