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University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

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Juris Doctor

  • Doctorate (PhD)

The Juris Doctor is a graduate entry program for non-law graduates.

Key details

Degree Type
Doctorate (PhD)
3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
Study Mode
Intake Months
Feb, Jul, Nov
Domestic Fees
$21,280 per year / $63,840 total
Financial Support

About this course

The Juris Doctor is a graduate entry program for non-law graduates. If you want a career in law and already have an undergraduate degree, you can enter the Juris Doctor rather than the undergraduate Bachelor of Laws.

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements Approved 3-year bachelor degree, or equivalent, in a discipline other than law. English Language Requirements You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6. 5 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program. We can help

Minimum Prior Qualification

Study locations


How to apply

How to apply Apply with USQ Closing dates Applying directly to USQ: Semester 2, 2019 - applications close Monday 1 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 15 July 2019.Semester 1, 2020 - applications close Friday 28 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 24 February 2020. Credit for previous study or work experience You may be eligible for credit if you have previously studied or have relevant work experience. This will help to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.