Faculty of Law

Faculty of Law

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.

Where can postgraduate Law take you?

Explore a range of postgraduate programs designed to enable you to accelerate your career. Suitable for both lawyers and non-lawyers, you will engage with practitioners and experts to gain an advanced understanding of the law to equip you for the challenges of an increasingly complex world.

Welcome to the Faculty of Law

University of Western Australia’s Faculty of Law has of over 85 years of academic excellence in teaching and learning, in scholarship and in research. Founded with considerable assistance from the Western Australian legal profession, this close bond is still retained today, ensuring consistently high rates of employment for our graduates.

Continually evolving to meet contemporary challenges, we are international and multi-disciplinary; with academics drawn from around the world with range of legal and socio-legal backgrounds, to deliver quality teaching programs and research with impact.

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