A successful career in a demanding profession requires comprehensive training. The Juris Doctor prepares students with the knowledge and skills necessary to become the Lawyer they want to be and that the world needs.
Full time the JD takes three years to complete and consists of 24 units, 17 of which are core and 7 which are options. The course can be undertaken on a part time basis however a minimum of two units must be taken each semester while undertaking core units.
Each core unit will be taught over four hours per week, with each option unit involving three contact hours per week.
The core unit sequence is as follows:
|S1||LAWS4101||Foundations of Law and Lawyering*|
|S2||LAWS4108||Foundations of Public Law|
|S2||LAWS4109||Legal Theory and Ethics|
|S1||LAWS5103||Equity and Trusts|
The Juris Doctor is fully Commonwealth Supported. Information on deferring fees through HECS may be found on the HECS-HELP page.
All requests for information on International fees should be directed to the International Centre.