University of Sydney Juris Doctor Guide

16 May 2014

The Sydney Juris Doctor Guide outlines Sydney Law School‘s professional graduate-entry law degree and includes information on the following:

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  • Exchange opportunities
  • Offshore opportunities
  • Social justice program
  • Careers and employment services
  • Program structure
  • Learning and teaching methods
  • Teaching and assessment principles
  • Professional recognition
  • Units of study
  • Scholarships

The Sydney JD ushered in a new era for the Sydney Law School and its teaching of law at graduate level when it was launched.
A three-year degree, it has an unrivalled international focus, where you receive a comprehensive overview of the practice and profession of the law in Australia and how it relates globally, transnationally and internationally.

Wigram Allen Scholarships for the Juris Doctor – International

Basis for award: Awarded on the basis of academic merit. The scholarship will be awarded to an applicant who has the highest entry score.
Value of award: $6,000 for one year
Application method: none, awarded to applicant who has the highest entry score
Application closing date: none, awarded at the commencement of the semester

Sydney Law School JD Program

The University of Sydney’s JD is the university’s graduate-entry law degree. It provides a world-class legal education that prepares students for the global and international environment in which they will provide legal advice.
To be eligible to apply to the Sydney JD, you must have the following:

  • Completed an undergraduate degree;
  • Achieved a minimum cumulative grade point average (cGPA) of at least 3.0/4.0

Program: Juris Doctor (JD)
Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Duration: 3 years
Semester intake: March 2015
Application deadline: TBC by the faculty. For the 2014 intake, the application deadline was October 31, 2013.

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