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KOM Consultants is the official Canadian representative of Flinders University in Australia. Canadian applications to Flinders University’s Postgraduate Entry Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice program are submitted directly through KOM Consultants 1-877-318-8203 or info@komconsultants.com

Overview

Flinders University Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice Overview

Flinders University’s Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice program in Australia 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.

Learning from highly experienced and passionate teaching staff, students of Flinders Law School in Australia will develop an understanding of the historical development and context of Australian law and gain the ability to critically evaluate it. By the final year at Flinders Law School, students will have acquired the skills and knowledge which will allow them to analyze, reason, research, advocate, interview, negotiate and work in teams.

In addition to this solid theoretical grounding the Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice offered at Flinders University has embedded within it the necessary legal practice skills which ensure that you are exposed to real world work experiences and are career-ready from the moment you graduate.

Flinders University’s Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice contain a high proportion of compulsory topics that are required to enter legal practice. Flinders Law School integrates legal skills components that form the foundation of your professional training program within some of the compulsory topics. These include interviewing, oral advocacy, negotiating and drafting documents.

As students get to the end of Flinders Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice they can choose to graduate earlier with a Bachelor of Laws if you do not wish to complete the legal practice training component of the program. Those wanting to enter legal practice spend most of their last year taking professional training topics including a 225-hour placement in a legal office.

The Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Honours) contains many compulsory topics covering the major areas of law. Practical skills are developed from the beginning of the course and are linked to compulsory topics. The range of option topics allows you to develop specialist interests. To qualify for Flinders University’s Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Honours), a student must complete 144 units, comprising 90 units of compulsory topics, 22.5 units of legal practice core topics, 22.5 units of option topics and a 9-unit dissertation topic.

Why Flinders Law

Why study Law at Flinders University in Australia?

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.

What Attracts Canadians to Flinders University in Australia

  • Ranked in the Top 400 universities globally
  • Ranked #71 of the top 100 universities under 50 years of age
  • #9 in Lonely Planet’s Top 10 cities in the World to visit
  • #5 Best student city in the world (Global Liveability Survey 2013)
  • More affordable than most Australian cities
  • 91% student satisfaction with level of support

Professional Recognition

Professional Recognition in Canada

Successful completion of Flinders University’s 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.

Graduates of Flinders University’s Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice are eligible to apply for licensing in Canada, however, it is critical students understand the requirements needed to complete this process before licensing will be granted.

KOM Consultants understand the process and requirements needed to enter the legal profession in Canada. Contact KOM Consultants for more information

All students applying directly through KOM Consultants will be supported with the latest information on the accreditation process.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Award Title:Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice
Length of Program:3.5 years
Intake:February and July
Prerequisites:Completed 3 or 4 year undergraduate degree in any discipline. Contact KOM for full details
LSAT Score:Not required for Flinders Law School
Interview:Not required for Flinders Law School
Application Dates:Applicants are advised to apply 9 months in advance
Annual Tuition Fees:Contact KOM Consultants for latest tuition fees 1-877-318-8203
Faculty:Law
Country:Australia