Monash Law School

8 May 2015

The Monash University Law School is one of the largest and most prestigious law schools in Australia, providing legal education and training to more than 3,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students. Monash Law School offers a Juris Doctor program and a number of postgraduate legal degrees, including a Doctor of Judicial Sciences, Doctor of Laws, Master of Laws by Research, and several postgraduate master by coursework programs.

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Monash Law School Juris Doctor (JD) Program

The Monash JD comprises 24 units, taught in a small, seminar-style format that facilitates interactive learning and lively class debate. The program is taught in trimesters at the Monash University Law Chambers (city campus), in the heart of Melbourne’s Central Business District and legal precinct.
Program: Juris Doctor (JD)
Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Semester intakes: January, May and August
Duration: 3 years (accelerated option: a minimum of 2.5 years)
Application deadline: Applications are generally assessed on a rolling admissions basis.

Entry Requirements for the Monash Law School JD Program

  • Monash JD applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree in any discipline.
  • Applicants with a minimum, cumulative average of 75% above in their university studies, as well as work/life experience, will be considered for admission. Please note that each applicant’s average is calculated over all years of university study. Monash does not require the LSAT for entry in the program.
  • Work experience is not required for admission.
  • It is also recommended that students submit a resume and/or a personal statement along with their application.
  • Interviews may be conducted if a candidate meets the academic requirements. If an interview is required, it will be held via teleconferencing by the JD assessment team.
  • Students who have not yet completed an undergraduate degree may apply, as long as they will have graduated prior to commencing the Monash JD program.

Apply now to  the Monash Law School Juris Doctor program!


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