This program provides a challenging and focused environment for postgraduate studies in law by a diverse range of students who will enter the course with the benefit of wider life experience. The course meets the pre-admission academic qualifications for the practice of law in Australia. Law graduates have a diverse range of career destinations including academia, private consultancies or non-government organisations, private legal practice, the private sector including banks and financial institutions, accountancy firms, large resource companies, state or federal government departments or instrumentalities and trade unions.

Course Fee:

International: $127,200

Entry Requirements:

UWA Bachelor degree (GPA 5.5) or equivalent; Law Schools Admissions Test (LSAT) from 5 years prior to admission


The course consists of units to a total value of 144 points.

Subjects you can Study:


Further information:

Admission to the Juris Doctor will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants based on equal weighting of the GPA and the LSAT, and who fall within the intake quota for that year. An indigenous applicant must meet the general admission requirements or completed, via the UWA Indigenous Assured Entry Pathway, a Bachelor degree with a GPA of 5.0 or completed the Advanced Diploma in Indigenous Legal Studies with a GPA of 5.5 or equivalent.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00126G

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Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Crawley No info No Full time 3 years
Crawley No info No Part time 6 years
Established in 1911, UWA is recognised internationally as a top 100 research-intensive university. Its main campus is located next to the beautiful Swan River and just a few kilometres from the Perth CBD in Western Australia.

UWA has a broad research and teaching profile across a wide range of disciplines. Our course structure is based on globally successful models and is designed to ensure students gain the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in an international workplace. We offer a choice of more than 65 majors across five undergraduate degrees in Arts, Commerce, Biomedical Science, Science and Philosophy (Honours), ensuring subjects can be combined in a way to match career goals and personal interests. Students can also pursue a professional qualification at postgraduate level.

Our Perth campus is located on the Swan River, just 10 minutes from the city centre and close to many stunning beaches. The campus offers a range of cafes, bookshops, banks, a vibrant cultural precinct, social clubs and societies, a supportive Student Guild, and on- and off-campus accommodation options.

For international students, Perth's warm, sunny climate and relaxed outdoor lifestyle make it the perfect location to reside while studying. Western Australia is also in the same time zone as many Asian countries, making it easier to keep in touch with family and friends.

We encourage all our domestic students to spend a semester on exchange and broaden their degrees by travelling overseas and studying at one of our 180+ internationally renowned partner institutions.

Whatever your field and degree level, you'll have access to the university's strong industry connections and alumni group. You'll also gain practical first-hand work experience, get invited to a number of networking events, and in many cases receive training to prepare for the world of work.

Provider CRICOS: 00126G

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