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Why choose the UWA JD


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Discover your place in Law

A successful career in a demanding profession requires comprehensive training. The Juris Doctor (JD) prepares you at the postgraduate level with the knowledge and skills necessary to become the Lawyer you want to be and that the world needs.

By choosing to study the UWA JD you will:

  • Benefit from the Law School’s long standing and deep links with the legal profession which contribute to consistently high rates of employment for our graduates;
  • Learn from the very best of the legal profession as well as academic staff recognised nationally for excellence in teaching and research;
  • Have the opportunity to participate in practical skill building programs,including mooting (legal advocacy) competitions and internships;
  • Study and build lifelong friendships with a talented, diverse and vibrant cohort of future leaders;
  • Enter the competitive graduate market with an edge, armed with both an undergraduate degree and the JD, a prestigious qualification offered by institutions such as Harvard, Yale and Columbia;
  • Join the ranks of nationally and internationally renowned UWA Law School graduates including: Rhodes Scholars; the members of the Judiciary and legal profession; as well as leaders at the highest level of business and government.

UWA Law School

From tradition to innovation, we are the leading Law School in Western Australia. 

Our pathways, programs and teaching excellence ensure we continue to educate remarkable graduates and global citizens.

Our research contributes to a fair and just society.

We earn the trust of the communities we serve.

Discover the power of legal thinking.  Discover the enduring value of diverse legal minds.  Discover your place in law.

We are that place


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