Juris Doctor / Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice

Study Discipline: Law Studies
Study Programme Details
City:Newcastle
Country: Australia
Admission Sessions:Autumn Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Diploma

Duration

36 Months

Scholarship Available

Yes

Language

English

About this Study Course

Tailored for university graduates, the Juris Doctor (JD) and embedded Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (GDLP) offer a unique pathway not only to a legal career but also to coveted professional skills sought across diverse industries.

Overview

Distinguish yourself from traditional legal education. Unlike most law schools, our program integrates the GDLP, ensuring a seamless transition from academic study to legal practice. Benefit from our comprehensive practical legal training, including guaranteed supervised workplace placement. This innovative approach enables you to be practice-ready in just three years, eliminating the need for additional supervision or training before launching your legal career.

Admission Requirements

  • IELTS overall minimum: 7.0, IELTS section minimum: 6.5.
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Bachelor Honours Degree
  • Master’s Degree
  • Consideration for applicants from non-Australian universities in the discipline of law with a GPA of 4.0 or above.
  • Advanced Criminal Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Dispute Resolution
  • Competition Law and Policy
  • Corporate Power and Corporate Accountability: Pathways to Socially Responsible Business
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Equal Opportunity Law
  • Family Law
  • Indigenous Peoples, Issues and the Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • International Air and Space Law
  • International Human Rights Law
  • Internet Law
  • Jurisprudence
  • Law and Religion
  • Law for Startups
  • Mediation Skills and Theory
  • Mining Law
  • Taxation Law

AUD 36,290 per year.

Future Career Outcomes

Graduates emerge with a unique blend of legal expertise and practical training, positioning them for success in various legal and interdisciplinary roles. Future career pathways extend beyond traditional legal practice to encompass dynamic opportunities in law and allied industries.

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