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Set yourself apart with a UWA postgrad

A UWA postgrad qualification will help you stand out in the work place and can become the defining factor in what will be a long and successful career.

The Juris Doctor (JD)

The JD is a world renowned, internationally recognised 3 year postgraduate qualification designed to meet the needs of modern legal practice. Undertaken after the completion of a bachelor’s degree, in any discipline, successful completion of the JD leads to your entry into legal practice.

Mining, energy and natural resource law

Through the Centre for Mining, Energy and Natural Resources Law (CMENRL), the Law School promotes education and research on legal issues arising from the mining, energy and natural resources sectors. Learn more about our collaborative projects, conferences, seminars and workshops conducted with the public and private sectors.

Welcome to the UWA Law School

Noble. Wise. Willing.

Finding your professional heart and meaning in law.

Educating legal professionals from start to finish and beyond.


We welcome you to the UWA Law School's website.

UWA Law School has a proud history of 90 years of excellence in legal education, scholarship and research. We were the first law school established in Western Australia and the fifth in Australia. UWA Law School is committed to achieving international excellence in legal education and research, promoting the highest standards of ethical conduct, ensuring a continued focus on social and professional responsibility, and serving our communities. 

UWA Law School has been certified as meeting the CALD Standards for Australian Law Schools as determined in the initial certification process conducted by the Australian Law Schools Standards Committee. Further information can be found online.




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