• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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 with this Laws and Legal Practice (Honours) at Flinders University.

Overview

Why study Laws and Legal Practice (Honours) at Flinders University

  • Qualify to practise law in four years with integrated practical training that gets you work-ready
  • Designed to foster independent learning techniques, and teach the critical analysis of legal material and the development of legal skills
  • Get the best possible start by accessing the New in Law transition program in your first year
  • Many core topics can be studied in the CBD at our Victoria Square location
  • International study opportunities available in China, Indonesia and India.

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

Accreditation

Successful completion satisfies the academic and practical requirements underpinning eligibility to be admitted as a barrister and solicitor in South Australia.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      Part-time only for domestic students.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

What you'll study: 

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    94

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

Prerequisites: None

CRICOS: 074761B

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  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    33500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33500 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    10952 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10952 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Adelaide

  • 1328 - 2480 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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