Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This program provides a challenging and focused environment for postgraduate studies in law by a diverse range of students who will enter the course with the benefit of wider life experience. The course meets the pre-admission academic qualifications for the practice of law in Australia. Law graduates have a diverse range of career destinations including academia, private consultancies or non-government organisations, private legal practice, the private sector including banks and financial institutions, accountancy firms, large resource companies, state or federal government departments or instrumentalities and trade unions.
The course consists of units to a total value of 144 points.
Standard entry requirements
- UWA Bachelor degree (GPA 5.5) or equivalent
- Law Schools Admissions Test (LSAT) from 5 years prior to admission
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Admission to the Juris Doctor will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants based on equal weighting of the GPA and the LSAT, and who fall within the intake quota for that year. An indigenous applicant must meet the general admission requirements or completed, via the UWA Indigenous Assured Entry Pathway, a Bachelor degree with a GPA of 5.0 or completed the Advanced Diploma in Indigenous Legal Studies with a GPA of 5.5 or equivalent.