Applying to Melbourne Law School? Sit the LSAT!

4 June 2015

Do you want to do study law at Melbourne Law School in 2016?
As part of your application to undertake the Melbourne Juris Doctor program, it is a requirement you register for, and sit, the Law School Admission Test.
The test comprises five multiple choice sections covering three types of questions: reading comprehension, analytical reasoning, and logical reasoning. A writing sample done during the test will also form part of your application.

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The LSAT has three types of questions:

  1. Reading comprehension
  2. Analytical reasoning
  3. Logical reasoning

Go to About the LSAT ( on the LSAC website for a more detailed description of these three question types and what to expect in the LSAT.

Upcoming LSAT Dates and Registration Deadlines

LSAT Registration Closing Date: August 28, 2015
LSAT Sitting: October 3, 2015
LSAT scores are valid for five years and the LSAT can be sat three times in two years.

About the Melbourne Law School Juris Doctor program

Program: Juris Doctor (JD)
Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Semester intake: February
Duration: 3 years (standard course structure); 2 or 2.5 years (accelerated course structure)
Application Deadline: Melbourne Law School has a general application deadline of November 30 each year. It is recommended that you apply as early as possible.
Entry Requirements
Melbourne JD applicants must have

  • completed an undergraduate degree in any discipline; and
  • completed the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT).

The Melbourne JD selection criteria:

  1. Academic results achieved in previous tertiary studies
  2. The LSAT score

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Discover more about the Melbourne Law School and the Melbourne JD program! Contact OzTREKK’s Australian Law Schools Admissions Officer Shannon Tilston for more information at or call toll free in Canada at 1-866-698-7355.