Juris Doctor

  • CRICOS Code: 073303C

Course overview

  • 3 years full time
  • On Campus (Parkville)
  • Available to domestic and international students
  • Summer Intake - February


Graduating with a law degree from world-renowned Melbourne Law School means your qualification will be recognised as exceptional – wherever it takes you.

A benchmark for legal education

The Melbourne JD (Juris Doctor) is a graduate law degree that has set a benchmark for legal education in Australia. It's taught at graduate level and available if you already have an undergraduate degree in a discipline other than law. It's also available if you have a degree in law from a different legal system.

Australia's first and leading law school

Melbourne Law School is ranked:

  • No 1 law school in Australia and No 6 in the world (Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject, 2019)
  • No 1 law school in Australia and No 12 in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject, 2019).

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