Juris Doctor

UNSW Sydney

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Masters Degree
3.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

The UNSW JD is the professional law degree for graduates of disciplines other than law, or with a law degree from an overseas institution. The JD provides the basis for admission to legal practice, as well as a wide range of careers in government, business, legal and social policy, or international relations.

Why choose the UNSW JD?
Join a mature cohort of students with proven proficiency in tertiary study.
Study 17 compulsory courses and 7 elective law courses giving you the depth and breadth of study to set you apart in today’s competitive careers market.
Enrol in an exclusively postgraduate degree for graduates of disciplines other than law.
The JD can lead to admission to legal practice internationally and is valued by employers around the world.
Additional Information

A comprehensive and established social justice program of internships and clinical legal practice onsite at Kingsford Legal Centre (KLC) or at a ra...

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