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Juris Doctor

  • Juris Doctor

The ANU JD is a distinctive program for graduates of non-law disciplines (or non-Australian law degrees). The program consists of compulsory and elective courses.

Key details

Degree Type
Juris Doctor
Duration
3 years full-time
Course Code
MJD, 061559M
Study Mode
In person
International Fees
$52,280 total

About this course

The ANU JD is a distinctive program for graduates of non-law disciplines (or non-Australian law degrees). The program consists of compulsory and elective courses. Graduates complete all the academic courses required by Australian Legal Practitioners Admission Boards for admission to legal practice following completion of additional practical training. Students have access to dedicated JD courses and other courses offered as part of the LLM program. A small number of LLB electives can also be included in the program of study. The program can be studied either full or part-time with entry points in Semester 1 and Second semester.

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The Juris Doctor (JD) program requires completion of 144 units (24 courses) consisting of 15 compulsory courses (90 units) and 9 elective LAWS courses (54 units) of which at least 3 courses (18 units) must be LAWS 8000 level courses from an approved list and 1 course (6 units) must be completed from a list of approved capstone courses.


IMPORTANT INFORMATION



It is important that you attend the Law Information Session that will be held during O'Week. You will receive an introduction to the program, the timetable, tutorial information and be introduced to relevant college staff and advisers.

Study locations

Canberra

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Law & Paralegal Studies courses at Australian National University (ANU).
77%
Overall satisfaction
68.1%
Skill scale
62.6%
Teaching scale
90.1%
Employed full-time
$77.2k
Average salary

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