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University of Technology, Sydney (UTS)

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Juris Doctor Graduate Certificate in Professional Legal Practice

  • Doctorate (PhD)

This course is the only integrated law and Practical Legal Training (PLT) degree in Sydney, and meets both the academic and practical requirements for admission to practise law in NSW.

Key details

Degree Type
Doctorate (PhD)
Duration
3 years full-time, 5 years part-time
Course Code
C04320, 092803C
Study Mode
In person

About this course

This course is the only integrated law and Practical Legal Training (PLT) degree in Sydney, and meets both the academic and practical requirements for admission to practise law in NSW. Like the standard Juris Doctor, this course is an Australian Qualifications Framework Level 9 master's degree that builds knowledge and experience in fundamental legal theory.

Entry requirements

Admission requirements Admission requirements Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies. For this course the equivalent qualification required is a bachelor's degree in a discipline other than law or a law qualification from an overseas jurisdiction. Admission is at the discretion of the associate dean (education). The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6. 5 overall with a writing score of 6. 0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4. 5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184. Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place. International students Visa requirement: To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances. Check to see if there are additional admission requirements for this course. If you don't meet the admission requirements for this course, there may be alternative pathways to help you gain admission.
Level of Study
Bachelor

Study locations

Ultimo (Sydney)

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Business & Management courses at University of Technology, Sydney (UTS).
84.7%
Overall satisfaction
83.5%
Skill scale
66.7%
Teaching scale
90.3%
Employed full-time
$100k
Average salary