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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:

core topics in legal research and writing, criminal law and legal method, public law, contract writing, professional skills and ethics, issues in criminal law, and torts.

Second year

A typical second year may include:

core topics in torts, the Constitution and the Australian Federation, administrative law, property equity and trusts, the Constitution and the Australian people, the history of legal ideas, and administrative law.

Third year

A typical third year may include:

  • core topics in corporate law, civil litigation, property law, civil litigation practice, and evidence
  • a selection of options in biology, business, criminology, law, philosophy, and women’s studies.

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



Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$35,500.00 (US$ 24,220) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

25 July 2022, 27 February 2023


Flinders University

Bedford Park Campus,

Sturt Road,


South Australia,

5042, ADELAIDE, Australia

Entry requirements

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.


About Flinders University

Flinders University ranked 1st in South Australia for teaching quality, learning engagement and student support.

  • Among top 300 - THE World University Rankings 2020
  • Home to over 5000 international students
  • Based in Adelaide one of the most liveable cities in the world
  • Over 300 study options to choose from

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