This program is an initial qualification in law for graduates of other disciplines that wish to be admitted to legal practice or obtain professional legal qualifications at a post-graduate level. It is well-known internationally and leads to a qualification that will be recognised in all Australian jurisdictions. Core units are delivered outside of business working hours in five week sequential intensive blocks, allowing students to focus on a single subject area at a time.

Course Fee:

Australian: $60,900
International: $99,300

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree with credit average and/or a Graduate Diploma in Legal studies; 2 years employment experience; academic IELTS or equivalent of 6.5 with no band score less than 6.0


72 credit points

Subjects you can Study:


Study Pathways:

Exit awards: Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies; Graduate Certificate in Legal Studies


The Juris Doctor is accredited for admission to legal practice throughout Australia under the reciprocal recognition scheme.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00212K

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Judge, Lawyer,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info Yes Full time 3 years
Canberra No info Yes Part time 6 years
The University of Canberra is located in Australia's national capital. The University provides professionally based undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees. They engage in applied research to support government, business and the professions regionally, nationally and internationally.

Provider CRICOS: 00212K

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